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Musical Instruments Unwrapped

12 November 2018  
08:30 - 16:45 


A Joint Conference of the Social History Curators Group (SHCG) and the Musical Instruments Resource Network (MIRN) to broaden perspective and deepen understanding on how to tell social histories through musical instruments.

Venue
St. Cecilia’s Hall, University of Edinburgh, 50 Niddry St, Edinburgh EH1 1LG


St Cecilia's Hall is Scotland's oldest purpose-built concert hall. Originally built by the Edinburgh Musical Society in 1762, the Georgian venue is a real hidden gem, tucked away in the heart of Edinburgh's Cowgate. 

About
This day-long seminar (including a networking breakfast) is for museum and heritage professionals seeking new ways to interpret musical instruments, exhibit sound in exhibitions and consider the wider use of collections to be more inclusive.

The diverse range of speakers will provide insights into the role and uses of musical instruments in collections today and provide attendees with an opportunity to connect with the Musical Instruments Resource Network.

For more information see the event page.

Image: (C) Kingsbridge Cookworthy Museum