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£4 Million Announced to Support Independent Museums and Galleries
Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) welcomes the announcement today from Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop of major investment to support Scotland’s museums and galleries.
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Phased reopening planned as museums and galleries look forward to welcoming back visitors
We warmly welcome the Scottish Government’s announcement that museums and galleries can reopen our doors as part of the third phase of lockdown easing and we are looking forward to greeting our visitors once again.
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Museums Galleries Scotland Partnership Receive £497k For Major Investment In Sector Resilience Training
Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) is pleased to announce that in partnership with Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) and greenspace scotland they have been awarded £497,300 from National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF), to support major investment in building the resilience of the heritage sector.
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New Adaptation Fund Announced
Museums and galleries across Scotland are currently exploring options for reopening during Phase 3 of the Scottish Government COVID-19 Plan in ways that are safe and ensure confidence in visitors. To support the sector to meet the costs of reopening Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) has launched a new COVID-19 Adaptation Fund.
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Museums Galleries Scotland's response to Black Lives Matter
We all have our part to play in eradicating prejudice and racism in society. Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) has been looking at our own actions as an organisation and what role we can play to support the sector to tackle inequalities, including racial injustice.
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MGS publishes results of impact survey of COVID-19 on Scottish Museums
Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) has published a report that highlights the impact of COVID-19 across all parts of the sector from independent to university museums.