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Sir Harry Lauder Museum Collection Becomes 51st Recognised Collection
Today South Lanarkshire’s Sir Harry Lauder collection is officially recognised as one of Scotland’s Nationally Significant Collections.
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MGS on Empire, Slavery & Scotland’s Museums Steering Group Recommendations
Today, the Empire, Slavery & Scotland’s Museums Steering Group make recommendations to the Scottish Government on how Scotland’s involvement in empire, colonialism, and historic slavery can be addressed using museum collections and spaces.
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Over £1 Million Awarded Through The Museums Capital Resilience Fund
Today Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) announces that 39 museums and galleries across Scotland have been awarded over £1 million, thanks to funding from the Scottish Government.
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Museums Galleries Scotland Launches Sector Jobs And Opportunities Support
Today Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) announces new jobs and opportunities support to help the sector in Scotland to embrace and action the Scottish Government Fair Work First guidelines and create a more sustainable and diverse workforce.
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Up To Date Records
Many museums in Scotland care for collections which have existed for many years, and which have been recorded according to varying historic standards.
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Help Shape The Second National Strategy For Scotland’s Museums And Galleries
Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) is inviting people working in all roles in Scotland’s museums and galleries to help shape the second national strategy for Scotland’s museums and galleries.
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New digital skills development programmes announced
Today Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) is pleased to announce new plans to address sector digital skills development needs. Two programmes, Digital Literacy for Leadership and Talking Digital: Coaching Conversations for Digital Confidence will be delivered through MGS Skills Academy.
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Launch Of Culture At COP Website
In collaboration with partners from around the globe, Museum Galleries Scotland (MGS) is pleased to launch the Culture at COP website with the Climate Heritage Network and Historic Environment Scotland (HES).
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£300,000 funding available to help communities celebrate Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022
Community groups and organisations from across the country are being invited to apply for funding to host events and activities that will celebrate Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022.