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November 2016

Anniversary Meeting 2016

30th November 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
A Society Lecture at the National Museum of Scotland

The Annual General Meeting of the Society

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May 2017

The Tomb Uncovered – lecture (6pm-7pm), followed by reception (7-8pm). Now fully booked!

8th May 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dr. Margaret Maitland inspects a decorative box inscribed for King Amenhotep II

What were lives like in ancient Egypt? Examining two tombs excavated by Alexander Henry Rhind we explore this fascinating culture.

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£35 - £40

Archaeological Research in Progress 2017

27th May 2017
A Society Lecture at the National Museum of Scotland

The annual national day conference updating you on recent research in Scotland.

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August 2017

Evening Reception – Sales Preview

9th August 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lyon & Turnbull,
33 Broughton Place
Edinburgh , EH1 3RR

After a popular Sales Preview event last year kindly hosted by Lyon & Turnbull the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is pleased to announce a similar event will take place this year. Please join us. There will be short talks given by experts from Lyon & Turnbull, the National Museum of Scotland and the Society on Scottish silver, Scottish pottery and much more, followed by a drinks reception and canapes. A good opportunity to mingle and preview sales items up…

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December 2018

Public Event – Scotland and Europe: Politics, Culture and National Borders

15th December 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
National Museum Scotland Auditorium, use main entrance,
Chambers Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1JF United Kingdom
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join us for an afternoon of talks and discussion on Scotland's relationships with Europe past and present, with roundtable speakers representing the Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies at Durham University, the Society of Dix-Neuviemistes and the RSE funded project Establishing SNNEC. Distinguished guests include Professor Sir Tom Devine OBE FRSE HonMRIA FBA FSA Scot who will present a lecture on How Highlandism Conquered Europe: From Sir Walter Scott to Brexit. Discussion will be followed by a wine reception. Organised by the…

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May 2019
£20 - £40

Archaeological Research in Progress 2019 – Day Conference

25th May 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Venue: Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is managing the event this year (with our partners Archaeology Scotland) and the conference programme includes exciting new research findings and best practice in archaeology covering all periods from across Scotland and beyond. Event sponsored by: Historic Environment Scotland (HES), Forestry & Land Scotland (FLS), AOC Archaeology Group, Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA), GUARD Archaeology, Wessex Archaeology, LUC and SUERC. The full…

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August 2019

Centuries of Craftsmanship – Sales Preview reception

7th August 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lyon & Turnbull,
33 Broughton Place
Edinburgh , EH1 3RR
Scottish Silver and Applied Arts 2019_Bowl on fabric (c) Lyon&Turnbull

The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and Lyon & Turnbull are delighted to work together on an event which celebrates Centuries of Craftsmanship. The Sales Preview reception consists of welcome and introductions, two short talks by experts on historic interiors, dyes and textiles research, followed by a drinks reception and private viewing of the forthcoming Scottish Silver & Applied Arts auction. Speakers: Dr David Caldwell FSA Scot | President | Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Dr Anita Quye FSA Scot |…

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