We have a range of temporary exhibitions which take place across our museums. All our exhibitions are free to visit, although donations are welcome.
Footprints in the Landscape
Saturday, 22 June - Sunday, 19 January 2014
People have used and moved through our hills, coast and plains for thousands of years, Their lives can be traced through the marks they made in the landscape and the objects they left behind. This exhibition shows some of the fabulous archaeology found in East Lothian.
The King, the Queen and the Vicious Strumpet
John Gray Centre Museum
25 January 2013 - April 2014
Tying in with the Year of Homecoming 2014 this archives exhibition will showcase some of the documents returned to the county from the National Records of Scotland. Highlights will include the 1318 Haddington charter signed by Robert the Bruce, order to the council signed by Mary Queen of Scots and Lord Darnley and the story of the North Berwick boys who went to Mars.
My Boyhood and Youth
Friday, 12 April - April 2014
Celebrating the centenary of the publication of the Story of My Boyhood and Youth by John Muir. This exhibition explores John’s childhood in the mid 1800s. There are lots of hands on activities and contributions by several local groups throughout the year.
Saturday, 23 Nov to Sunday, 2 Mar 2014
Hunger for local history will be satisfied with Winter Feast. It will provide engaging historic snapshots of the community’s diverse past and the opportunity to connect with real objects from some of those times. The eclectic set of displays mounted by the museum’s community partners - the Friends of North Berwick Museum, Gullane and Dirleton History Society, Whitekirk History Group, North Berwick History Group and The Bairds of Aberlady.