Tag Archives: Tokyo

Museum Craft Corner: Origami Sumo Wrestler

October 5, 2012


It’s time for another round of Museum Craft Corner. One of my most favourite museums in the world is the Edo Tokyo Museum. The building is absolutely massive, with lots to explore, and they’ve even got a full-scale kabuki theatre inside! Last time we visited, a very friendly elderly gentleman showed us how to make origami sumo wrestlers. Despite all the steps it’s not as hard as it looks, so I wanted to share this with you so that you can fold your very own […]

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How To Go On A Museum Date

February 14, 2012

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Love it or hate it, today is Valentine’s Day. When I was thinking of a museum related post I could for the blog today, I was reminded of a project I was involved with at National Museums Scotland just before I left. We worked with some groups of young people to create their own self-guided tours around the Museum of Scotland. As well as perennial favourite topics such as blood and gore, one group chose to develop a date tour. As well as some romance […]

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