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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.
Congratulating the Scottish Finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2023
Museums Galleries Scotland welcomes Art Fund's recognition of excellent community-oriented work at The Burrell Collection and Scapa Flow Museum.
Workforce for the Future: Primary Schools
Workforce for the Future, funded by Art Fund uses a tailored approach to partnership working between museums and galleries, schools in areas of higher deprivation and Developing the Young Workforce (DYW). They work together to help develop employability skills, provide vocational learning, and explore other positive pathways, more specifically within the heritage sector.
Future Careers with David Livingstone Birthplace Museum
A partnership project between the David Livingstone Birthplace museum and David Livingstone Memorial Primary, which helped to foster a connection between the school and museum, and built knowledge of museums as places of work.
Museum of Scottish Fire Heritage
The Museum of Scottish Fire Heritage features equipment, uniforms, and appliances which showcase the history of firefighting. It includes displays ranging from the birth of the fire service to what it takes to be a modern firefighter.
Knowledge Exchange: Black History Month 2023
In this Knowledge Exchange we hear from Amy Rich at Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights, Matthew Jarron from University of Dundee Museums, Heather Carroll at Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum, and Aneel Singh Bhopal from West of Scotland Regional Equality Council.
Focus On: Collaboration
Discover how your museum or gallery can benefit from a collaborative approach by reading through the resources in this guide.
Building partnerships with the Health, Wealth and Happiness project
Collaboration with businesses, charities, groups, and individuals was essential to the success of this year-long project at Inverness Museum & Art Gallery.
Developing the Museum of the Highlands website
Fifteen museums collaborated with Museums and Heritage Highland to develop a digital learning and engagement hub which showcases 300 objects through a mix of images, information, and activities.
Fair Work resources for employers
This guide offers a range of useful resources that will help you to better understand Fair Work and implement it at your organisation.
MGS Fair Work Statement
We are committed to supporting museums and galleries in Scotland to deliver better recruitment and employment practices through resources, training, advice, and the Scottish Government guidance on Fair Work First.