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Scotland’s Museums and Galleries Strategy

Find everything you need to know about the structure of the strategy and the delivery of its aims.  This hub page also offers access to films, case studies, and further guidance on the strategy.

A three strand celtic knot. A pink strand has the word Resilience in it, next to the strand is three pink text boxes with words "financial resilience, climate action, collaboration. The second strand is blue and has the word Workforce in it. Next to it are three blue text boxes with the words "Fair Work, Diversity, Skills & Confidence". The third strand is green with the word Connection in it. Next to it are four green text boxes with the words "Inclusion, health and well being, Education, Place".

Get to know the strategy

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This infographic shows the three interlinking strands and ten priority areas of the strategy. Watch the short animation for a simple guide to the structure of the strategy and the delivery of its aims.

Read the strategy

This is where you can read the full strategy for Scotland’s museums and galleries. Organised into three strands – Connection, Resilience, and Workforce – the strategy identifies key outcomes and the steps we can all take to achieve them.

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Deliver the strategy

From here, you can access information on each of the three strands of the strategy, including details of the priority areas, outcomes, and actions for the museum sector and MGS. Each page also highlights guidance and opportunities to help in the delivery of the strategy.

A three strand celtic knot with pink, green and blue for each strand. The pink strand has the word Resilience in white, the blue strand has Workforce in white and the greens strand has Connection in white
Download relevant strategy documents here.
The Strategy Poster
(PDF, 197 KB)
The Strategy
(DOCX, 308 KB)

Ten Years of Going Further

Scotland’s museums and galleries strategy builds on the work of ‘Going Further’, the national strategy for 2012 to 2022.

Watch the interviews in our online advocacy piece to find out how Scotland’s museums and galleries achieved the aims of the first national strategy.

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