Skills Development

Skills for Success: From trainee to assessor

Sam Bannerman is the Museum Manager at Dundee Transport Museum. She has been involved with the MGS Skills for Success programmes as an intern, a host, and is now training as an assessor.  In 2011

Cash in with our upcoming training courses!

We kickstart our New Year with a programme of training on the subject of income generation, with great courses from Culture Republic and more! We’ve got four individual courses covering four different themes: a solo artist

Partnerships News

Going Industrial

A Riveting Day Out. That’s what drew me in. Possibly the best tagline ever, created for Scotland’s industrial museums. Under a new, public-facing brand name – Go Industrial – this federation of independent Accredited industrial


The increasing importance of NGOs in safeguarding ICH

I recently had the honour of representing MGS at the 12th Intergovernmental Committee (IGC) meeting held in Jeju, Korea, for the 2003 UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). Korea gave us a

2018 looks youth-full!


It’s almost that time of the year again, so we asked Chelsea Charles, the Communications Manager in charge of Scotland’s Themed Years down at VisitScotland’s Events Directorate, if she would mind writing a short blog on why Scotland’s museums should get involved. Here are Chelsea’s thoughts…

Bridging the Gap at #MGSConf 2017


Well, we’ve finally come down off our amazing-conference-high enough to sum up what we’re sure all delegates will agree was a truly special day. On Thursday 12 October, Museums Galleries Scotland hosted our 2017 conference Inequalities: Bridging the Gap, which focused on reducing inequalities.