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Nature’s Beloved Son: Rediscovering John Muir's Botanical Legacy

Nature’s Beloved Son: Rediscovering John Muir's Botanical Legacy

This exhibition celebrates John Muir, the Scottish-American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness. Stunning photographs depict the plants that Muir collected during his travels through North America.

Cymatics, Sound and Vibration

This one-day course introduces students to the use of sound as a therapy, gives teaching in how to use sound themselves and how to play some of the instruments.

Edible Gardening Seasonal Advice

Edible Gardening Seasonal Advice

Drop in to find out how to grow your own food and take a look around our productive garden with the Edible Gardening Project team.

John Muir – Nature’s Apostle

Will Collin, of Dunbar’s John Muir’ Birthplace, will explore the development of Muir's influence as a preservationist from his childhood in Dunbar to his death in 1914, and his consequent legacy as 'Father of America's National Parks' and ‘patron saint’ of modern environmental consciousness.

Life Through a Lens

Life Through a Lens

Using a mixture of microscopes, experiments and art join our journey of discovery. See what the pioneers of microscopy saw and find out how microscopes are helping scientists today.

Winter Guided Walk

Join one of our Garden Guides for a leisurely afternoon walk around the Garden.

John Muir – Nature’s Apostle

Will Collin, of Dunbar’s John Muir’ Birthplace, will explore the development of Muir's influence as a preservationist from his childhood in Dunbar to his death in 1914, and his consequent legacy as 'Father of America's National Parks'.

Opening Reception for the Artist with Tony Conrad

Opening Reception for the Artist with Tony Conrad

Inverleith House is delighted to welcome Tony Conrad, who will play a selection of the invented acoustical tools and present a number of additional works in film and video from 1.30pm.

Edible Gardening Seasonal Advice

Edible Gardening Seasonal Advice

Drop in to find out how to grow your own food and take a look around our productive garden with the Edible Gardening Project team.

Coffee Morning: In the Footsteps of Kingdon Ward

Hear about a recent visit to Myanmar, collecting herbarium specimens in this land of great biodiversity.

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