Dino-Night at the National Museum of Scotland

RBS Museum Lates: Dino-Night National Museum of Scotland, Friday 17 May 2013, 7pm to 10.30pm.

Tickets go on sale today for the next RBS Museum Lates event, which will take place at the National Museum of Scotland on Friday 17 May 2013.

Coinciding with the nationwide Museums at Night programme, Dino-Night promises cutting edge contemporary Scottish music in partnership with Live Music Now Scotland, featuring Stirling-based band Miniature Dinosaurs. Guests will find themselves entering a Jurassic forest within the Grand Gallery, be able to explore the Museum’s Natural World galleries to discover the spectacular dinosaur specimens in our collections and uncover more through a themed programme of talks, workshops and activities.

Stephen Allen, Head of Learning and Programmes at National Museums Scotland, said:- RBS Museum Lates have really captured peoples’ imagination. Demand for tickets has been huge, and there’s been a tremendous response from people at the event, great feedback and lots of fun interaction over social media. The programme for the next one promises bone jarring fun with its dinosaur theme, allowing visitors to engage with our collections in new ways.”

Bruce Cook, head of sponsorship at RBS, said: – RBS Museum Lates is well established now as a hot ticket for a night out in the capital, giving people the opportunity to interact with the museum in new ways. We’re very pleased to be supporting such an innovative approach to the arts and cuture which also helps nurture up-and-coming Scottish talent from a wide variety of creative arts and enterprises.”

Popular features will return, with Fresh Air FM bringing silent disco to the Imagine Gallery, pop-up bars in the Grand Gallery and the rare opportunity to simply explore the galleries of the transformed Museum by night.

RBS Museum Lates: Dino-Night, takes place on Friday 17 May from 7pm to 10.30pm. Tickets are on sale now http://www.nms.ac.uk/lates or by phoning 0300 123 6789 priced £10 (£8 concessions and National Museums Scotland members).

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