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Knowledge Exchange: Working with influencers
Find out how your museum or gallery can work with influencers to engage with your audience and raise the profile of your organisation.
Tracking and reducing emissions of exhibitions
This online event will share how National Museums Scotland is tracking and reducing the carbon emissions of its exhibitions and displays.
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.
Knowledge Exchange: Health & Wellbeing in Museums
At this Knowledge Exchange event we will be exploring health and wellbeing in museums. We will also be seeking your input on how Museums Galleries Scotland can support this work.
Trustees at Robert Burns Ellisland Trust
The Robert Burns Ellisland Trust is recruiting to its board of trustees, including a Chair of the Board. These appointments are critical to strengthen and develop the trust at an exciting time in their history.
Building the Future: Hosting a Modern Apprenticeship
Join Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS), Aberdeen City Council Museums, The Scottish Crannog Centre, Dunollie Preservation Trust, and Skills Development Scotland to find out more about Modern Apprenticeships.
Scottish museum projects recognised at Museums Change Lives Awards
Museums Galleries Scotland welcomes the news that projects organised by Scottish museums have been recognised for their social impact at the Museums Change Lives Awards 2023.
Advice Topics
Find a wide range of advice on collections, engagement, audiences, employment, and more. Each topic also includes a variety of toolkits and other useful resources to provide support to those working in museums or galleries.
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.
Glencoe Folk Museum
Creating a Culture of Fundraising
The financial resilience of Glencoe Folk Museum has grown thanks to new fundraising methods, training, and tools. Fundraising Consultant Katie Mullen shares the strategies behind this success.
Grassroots Support Groups
Grassroots Support Groups (GSGs) include regional, Scottish national, and UK-wide, groups. GSGs tend to be structured around peer-to-peer knowledge sharing, and support around areas of shared interest or identity.
Aberdeen Art Gallery
Museum Retail at ‘Shop at the Top’
Aberdeen Art Gallery created the new retail experience, Shop at the Top, to support the local creative industry. However experimenting with a new retail experience has had wide reaching benefits.