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The Power to Act: Sharing Climate Pledges
How can museums and galleries amplify the voice of climate action in their communities? Get inspired to make a difference by reading these pledges shared by museum workers at a recent MGS climate action workshop.
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Focus On: Financial Resilience
This guide is full of resources to help you develop the financial resilience of your museum or gallery. It includes advice on fundraising, retail, grants, and training.
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Focus On: Climate Action
Explore the resources in this guide to find out how to improve the environmental sustainability of your museum or gallery and engage with visitors on climate action.
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Can you build values and inclusion into a website redevelopment?
Our new website was created to help launch Scotland’s Museums and Galleries Strategy. But, did you know we built inclusion and anti-racism into all stages of the development? This blog shares how we did it and has helpful tips to make your own website more inclusive. 
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Focus On: Skills & Confidence
Explore the resources in this guide to find out how you can build the skills and confidence of the workforce at your museum or gallery.
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An Inclusive Approach to Marketing
Louise Storie, MGS Marketing and Communications Manager, shares her team's ongoing journey to inclusive marketing, along with valuable insights gained.
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Focus On: Education
Discover how to place learning and teaching at the heart of your museum with this guide to the education priority area of Scotland's museums and galleries strategy.
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My Career Ready Internship
Charlotte talks about her experience as a intern at Museums Galleries Scotland through the Career Ready programme.
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Focus On: Collaboration
Discover how your museum or gallery can benefit from a collaborative approach by reading through the resources in this guide.