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Our response to the Scottish Government’s National Adaptation Plan 2024-2029
We've worked with the Museums Association to advocate for a museum sector which is empowered to play a key role in Scotland's response to the climate crisis. 
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19 Heritage Organisations Become Museum Transformers
The Delivering Change Museum Transformers programme is a collective effort to restructure as organisations based on anti-oppressive principles.
Perth museum. A large Edwardian building with grey stone blocks and large columns along the front.
3 Scottish museums open over Easter weekend following capital projects
Perth Museum, The Scottish Crannog Centre, and Glasgow’s Provand’s Lordship are now open to the public after undergoing redevelopment work.
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£521k Awarded To Support Resilience In Museums
14 museums and galleries across Scotland have been awarded £521,000 through the Capital Resilience Fund.
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MGS advocates for tourism impact of museums and galleries
MGS CEO Lucy Casot met with the Scottish Parliament cross-party tourism group to highlight the value of the museum sector to tourism in Scotland.
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£175K Awarded Through The Sustainable Co-production Fund
£175,000 has been awarded by Museums Galleries Scotland to 5 museums to support collaboration with communities.
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Museums and COVID-19 report
MGS staff contribute to a report on museums and COVID-19. The report presents experiences, lessons learnt, policy insights and recommendations drawn from interviews with museum sector workers.
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Scottish Government responds to Empire, Slavery and Scotland’s Museums Recommendations
The Scottish Government accepts the recommendations of the Empire, Slavery & Scotland’s Museums (ESSM) Steering Group, set up to advise on how Scotland’s museums and galleries can better reflect the country’s role in empire, colonialism, and historic slavery.
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£421k Funding Success For 9 Museums Across Scotland
£421K has been awarded to nine museums through the Museum Development Fund by Museums Galleries Scotland.