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Museums Galleries Scotland is the National Development Body for the museum sector in Scotland. Our role is to work collaboratively to invest in and develop a sustainable museum and galleries sector for Scotland, in line with the aims of Going Further: The National Strategy for Scotland’s Museums and Galleries.
We work with a sector of over 400 museums and galleries, supporting and enabling them to meet their objectives in a number of ways, including though strategic investment, advice, advocacy and skills development opportunities.
Guided by the vision of the National Strategy for Scotland’s Museums and Galleries:
“Scotland’s museums and galleries will be ambitious, dynamic and sustainable enterprises: connecting people, places and collections; inspiring, delighting and creating public value”,
Our aim is to lead the development, management and implementation of the National Strategy, facilitating and enabling museums and galleries in Scotland to deliver in line with the Strategy’s aims. Our objectives are:
Our priorities for the period 2013-2015 are informed by the needs and development requirements articulated by museums and galleries through consultation as set out in Scotland’s Museums and Galleries: Activities, Needs & Support and outlined in From Strategy to Action: A Delivery Plan for Scotland’s Museums and Galleries 2013-15