Monday 18th March 2019, 12 noon, £20
Mr David Patterson, ‘From Castle to Palace, Artists and The Royal Mile’
David Patterson is Curatorial and Conservation Manager with Edinburgh Museums and Galleries. For many years he was curator of the City’s Fine Art Collection before changing roles within the service in more recent times. He is currently responsible for managing the City Art Centre as well as overseeing the Travelling Gallery service, the documentation and conservation of the City’s museum collections, and the care of the City’s monuments estate. David Paterson’s talk will take you on a journey down the Royal Mile looking at some of the places and characters that have played such an important role in the history of the City. David is the Curatorial and Conservation Manager of the Museum’s Collection Centre, including the Museum of Childhood, museum of Edinburgh and the Nelson Monument. The talk is divided into a number of sub themes including, ‘Crime and Punishment’, ‘High Living/ Low Living’, ‘Pomp and Ceremony’, ‘Earning a Living’ and ‘A Place to Live / A Place to Visit’. It will be interspersed by wide range of images of artists and photographers with quotes from history and literature.
To book a place simply enter the number of attendees or alternatively please contact Lauren in the Office on 0131 525 6157