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Read our latest blogs from MGS and across the sector, including useful guidance and tips on working and volunteering in Scotland’s museums, project updates, examples of best practice, and much more.

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Three adults pose for a selfie in front of rolling hills, green trees, and a long red stone viaduct. The adult on the left has light skin, brown hair in a ponytail, and a beard. The adult in the middle has medium-tone skin and shoulder length dark brown hair. The adult on the right has dark skin, glasses, and long dark brown braided hair.
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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. 
A group of two adults and two children talking and laughing together. One of the adults holds a document, and one of the children holds a digital tablet with a bright red case.
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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.
Twin teenagers with dark skin and long black braided hair stand and pose for a selfie in a mid-20th century sweet shop. An older adult with light skin and a floral apron stands and smiles behind the teenagers.
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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.
A person plays an educational board game on the topic of battlefield hospitals in the style of snakes and ladders. A hand, blurred with motion, holds a blue counter over the board.
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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.
A rope dancer performs in a large industrial space as an audience watches from below. The space is bathed in pink and blue light.
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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.
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Resources for Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller History Month
Did you know that June is Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller History Month? We've collated some resources and event prompts to help museums and galleries commemorate this annual event.
A teenager with medium-light skin and long brown hair raises their hand up to a stained glass panel. The panel is decorated with two detailed faces.
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Focus On: Inclusion
This guide introduces the inclusion priority area of Scotland's museums and galleries strategy. It shares relevant resources and suggests practical steps that your museum or gallery can take to achieve the actions set out in the strategy.