This is a selection of upcoming exhibitions, activities and events at MUSA's venues. For a full list of events please visit http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/museum/events/
One World: Exploring Cultures Across Continents
Join us in exploring different cultures and traditions from across the world. Share your thoughts about the exhibition and tag your pictures on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Remember to include #MUSAOneWorld
Baby MUSA Time
First Friday of the month, 10:15-11:15am
Held every month, Baby MUSA Time allows your little one to discover some of the fantastic things found in museums through stories, songs, art and messy play. This drop-in activity is for pre-school children and whoever looks after them. The MUSA Learning Loft provides a place to relax, park your buggy and have a tea or coffee.
Fri 3rd June Seaside
MUSA Young Archaeologist
Last Saturday of the month, 2-3.30pm (Ages 7-12)
Fancy searching for clues in the ground with a trowel and toothbrush? Then these events are for you! Join us on the last weekend of each month at MUSA to develop your archaeology skills andlearn about people of the past. Free but booking essential.
Sat 28th May The Incas
Sat 25th June Surveying Sites
Out of the Box
Pop into MUSA and try a new 'Out of the Box' challenge each month. Take a closer look at objects, make a mask or check out your birth sign in the Chinese calendar. These self-led activities are available every Sunday and are fun for all the family! Please ask at Reception to get started on your learning journey. Free, drop-in, no booking required.
From Sunday 6th March
Can you find some mysterious symbols hidden in the artworks and objects in MUSA? Take rubbings and collect clues to discover their meaning.
Come along to the Gateway Galleries and get stuck into an exciting new range of arty activities linked to the temporary exhibitions. Activities are suitable for all ages so bring along the whole family! Free, drop in, no booking required.
Arty Saturdays: Globetrotters
28th May - 20th August, 1-3pm (all ages)
Calling all adventurers! What would you most like to bring back from your travels? A sacred cup, a fish hook, a bell or a beastie perhaps? Design and make your own souvenirs inspired by the 2016 MUSA Young Artist Award.
To book please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01334 46 1660.
Join the conversation about MUSA's newest exhibition on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram by tagging #MUSAOneWorld
One World Short Tours
Mon 30th May, Thurs 23rd June (2.30-3pm)
See the highlights of the One World exhibition on one of our introductory tours led by MUSA curators and staff. With lots of opportunities to ask questions and discuss interesting topics you're sure to pick up some gems! Held at MUSA. Free, no booking required.
Objects Unpacked series
Meet curators, research staff and students at the MUSA Collections Centre, for the insider’s view on a range of different topics, from mathematical instruments to birds’ eggs. This is a great opportunity to see behind-the-scenes at the MUSA Collections Centre and find out how the University cares for its collection of over 112,000 objects. These talks will be held on the first Thursday of each month, MUSA Collections Centre. Free but booking essential.
Optics and Illusions
Thurs 2nd June, 1.15-1.45pm
Find out how experiments with light, lenses and mirrors contributed to the design of telescopes, microscopes and early photography as Curator Kirsty Simpson discusses the work of St Andrews scholar and inventor, Sir David Brewster.
Immerse yourself in music and experience a different kind of concert venue with ‘Music in Museums’. Performances are free and suitable for all ages. No booking required.
Sun 12th June, 2-3pm
Joining the dots between jazz, fund, swing and soul... reflecting the diversity of our One World exhibition, student jazz band Jazzworks will bring an eclectic mix of musical styles from around the world to MUSA. If you dig it, grab your shades and come along to chill with us at MUSA.