Open Palace Programme – Falkland Palace.

The small town of Falkland is about 50 minutes outside of Edinburgh and was built up around the royal palace. This palace served as a hunting lodge for monarchs over the 16th and 17th centuries and is technically still a royal residence today (though Charles II was the last monarch to stay here). Upon arrival … Continue reading Open Palace Programme – Falkland Palace.

Open Palace Programme – The Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Day 2 and Day 3 of the Open Palace Programme Scotland were held at the royal residence, The Palace of Holyroodhouse. Our group was led by Sutherland Forsyth (a most Scottish name), Learning Curator, during our time at Holyroodhouse. Sutherland is in a recent position, that functions as a critical link between the curatorial team … Continue reading Open Palace Programme – The Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Open Palace Programme

I was fortunate enough to be accepted into the Open Palace Programme and will be heading off to Scotland shortly! This is a programme designed for students of museum studies, conservation, curatorship and is also suitable for current cultural heritage professionals. We'll be touring the premier heritage institutions in Scotland and getting amazing behind-the-scenes access … Continue reading Open Palace Programme