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Anti-racist practice

Resources for museums and galleries exploring the legacies of Scotland’s connections to empire, colonialism, and historic slavery.

Anti-racism and collections
Anti-Racist Practice In Collection Management
This page contains resources for anti-racist practice in collection management and databases.
Anti-racism and collections
Collections Research: Empire, Slavery & Scotland's Museums
These resources have been compiled to support research on the connections in museum collections to chattel slavery, empire, and colonialism.
Anti-racist action
Developing anti-racist practice with young people in museums
This page contains resources that give examples, advice, and share news and reflections on developing anti-racist practice with young people in museums and galleries. 
Anti-racist language
Scotland’s Links To Empire, Colonialism & Historic Slavery: Social Media Resource
This resource is to support the museum sector when answering questions on social media about Scotland’s involvement with empire, colonialism, and historic slavery.
Anti-racist action
Anti-racist practice examples in museums
Find resources that give examples, advice, and ask questions of anti-racist practice in museums and galleries in Scotland, the UK, and internationally. 
Anti-racist language
Glossary And Sector Terms For Anti-Racism and Inclusion
This page contains resources that look at language as part of an anti-racist and inclusive practice
Knowledge Exchange: Black History Month 2023
In this Knowledge Exchange we hear from Amy Rich at Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights, Matthew Jarron from University of Dundee Museums, Heather Carroll at Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum, and Aneel Singh Bhopal from West of Scotland Regional Equality Council.
Knowledge Exchange: Curating Public Unrest
This Knowledge Exchange was delivered by Ray Barnett, Head of Collections & Archives for the Bristol Culture & Creatives Industries team within Bristol City Council.
Knowledge Exchange: Representing the Underrepresented
In October 2020 we heard from Zey Kussan of Museum As Muck and Zandra Yeaman of The Hunterian, about approaches to addressing class system inequalities and the inclusive interpretation of museum collections.