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Collections Conversations: Highland Threads-
'Highland Threads' is a collaboration between 14 museums from across the Highlands. The virtual exhibition, which launched on 1 April, showcases a costume from each museum's collection alongside stories of the people who made the cloth, who wore the clothes and where they were produced. A 360° video presentation of...
Collections Conversations: Francis Van Hagen, Aberdeen's first named bookbinder, or, a load of old cobblers?-
Francis Van Hagen's distinctive seventeenth century bindings cover over 100 books in the University's Special Collections. Whilst he may have been paid to bind books, it may be that he was not, first and foremost, a bookbinder.
Collections Conversations: Madam Yoko's Snuff Box and the University's West Africa Collections-
Dr Richard Anderson, Lecturer in Colonial and Post-Colonial History at the University of Aberdeen talks about his experience of working with the University's West Africa collections.
Student Show Centenary Kick-off: Sign-up Now!-
We can't quite believe it, but the legendary Student Show marks its 100th year in 2021! It's been an incredible journey and we're excited to kick-off celebrating this momentous occasion with a virtual event, marking the opening of an online exhibition all about the show. The event will feature a...
Collections Conversations: A Rare Nicht Oot: 100 Years of Aberdeen's Student Show-
Emma Raymond and Paul Logie talk about how they researched and curated the online exhibition, A Rare Night Oot: 100 Years of the Aberdeen's Student Show.
The Thomas Reid Collecting Prize 2021 ENTRIES CLOSE 23RD APRIL
Are you a student at the Aberdeen University? Do you collect books, comics, football programmes? Then you could win £500 to spend on your collection.
Collections Conversations: A Lifetime of Collecting-
Andrew MacGregor, University Archivist, talks about a lifetime of collecting, from sweetie wrappers to political pamphlets.
Collections Conversations: Inspiring Spoken Word with Jo Gilbert-
Spoken Word artist and writer Jo Gilbert discusses her work responding to the collections of Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museum.
Collections Conversations: In Sickness and in Health-
NHS Grampian Archivist Fiona Musk provides an insight into the history of hospitals and the NHS in Aberdeen.
Collections Conversations: 50 years of the Zoology Museum-
Staff and volunteers share interesting stories of the Zoology Museum and look forward to hearing your stories too, over a Thursday morning cuppa.