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June 2018

Keith - Hetch Hetchy side canyon

William Keith and John Muir: Kindred Souls

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - Friday, August 31, 2018
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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Curated by Friends of John Muir’s Birthplace, the theme of the exhibition is the life of artist William Keith and his friendship with John Muir. Entitled ‘William Keith and John Muir: Kindred Souls’, it charts Keith’s life from his birth on 21 November 1838 in Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire, until he and Muir first met in Yosemite Valley in October 1872.  The two instantly became friends, bound together by similar interests in, and attitudes towards, nature and of course their Scottishness. The exhibition…

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August 2018

Summer Holiday Drop-In – Ladybirds!

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - Monday, August 27, 2018
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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ladybird

Drop in anytime to make your own handprint Ladybird!

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September 2018

An Ingenious Whittler – John Muir The Inventor

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - Sunday, October 28, 2018
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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Table Saw

Our ever-popular temporary exhibition returns celebrating the amazing machines that John Muir invented to make life easier.  His designs included clocks and barometers to plans for study desks and 'early rising machines'. Sit on the loafer's chair for a noisy surprise or draw up a blueprint for your own invention!

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