Current Exhibitions

We have a range of temporary exhibitions which take place across our museums. All our exhibitions are free to visit, although donations are welcome.


John Gray Centre

Danish Diaspora
Monday 2 February - Monday 16 March
In partnership with Peter Potter Gallery, ELC’s Arts Service presents a fascinating exhibition featuring work by five renowned Danish craft makers who have made Scotland their home. Denmark’s strong craft heritage and distinctive aesthetic permeate their work, which is also infused with the unmistakeable influence of Scotland’s wild and rural landscapes.


The Magic of Masks and Puppets

21 March - 20 May
This fun and interactive exhibition for the whole family is packed with visual art, design, craft, drama, history and world culture. Highlights include animatronics from film, puppets by contemporary Scottish makers and shadow puppets from Java, Indonesia and Greece. Plus, put on your own puppet show! This exhibition is presented by the Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre.


John Muir's Birthplace

An exhibition of photography from the‘Branching Out’ Programme
Thursday 5 - Thursday 26 February












Coastal Communities Museum

Coastal Ward 1914-1918: A Commemorative Exhibition of Life During Wartime
A temporary exhibition exploring the impact of World War One on the East Lothian coastal area: the stories, the photos, the memories, and the effect on local families. A series of events for children and adults will accompany the exhibition. There will also be opportunities to discover more about the museum and how to support its future development.