LUNCHTIME TALKS

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Talk

01/06/2016 - 22/06/2016
12.30-1pm

Talks take place at Aberdeen Maritime Museum on a Wednesday from 12.30-1pm. Admission is free but advance booking is required on 01224 337714.

Wednesday 1 June
THE HISTORY OF TOY AND MODEL TRAINS
Professor Tony Heywood, University of Aberdeen, Deputy Head of School (History)

Wednesday 8 June
TOYS AND GAMES TODAY
Louise Fraser, Pathways Partner, John Lewis
A talk relating to the Toys and Games exhibition.

Louise will explore looking into a child’s mind and how they see their toys come to life.

She will also be travelling down the route of looking at how children play physically with their toys of today and then how they can play with them virtually given the technological age we are now in.

Wednesday 15 June
AN ANTHROPOLOGICAL APPROACH TO PLAY
Elizabeth Curtis, University of Aberdeen, School of Education
In this short talk I will explore the role of play through time and in different global contexts and ways in which toys and games provide safe ways of risk taking and growing into adulthood.

Wednesday 22 June
ABERDEEN ART GALLERY
A project team update on the Art Gallery major redevelopment.

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