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How hard could it be?

31/08/2012 Kelly Forbes

Today the Museum of the Black Watch closed it’s doors to the public for the first time in over 50 years. Over the next few months the museum is undergoing renovation ready for re-opening in Spring 2013. In this post Rebecca Berger, Learning and Audiences Officer at the Black Watch Museum, describes the start

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Fife Museums Forum launch photo competition

29/08/2012 Kelly Forbes

For the past few months Fife Museums Forum have been working on setting up a joint Filckr page called We Love Museums in Fife. It’s a simple and cheap idea, but has helped raise awareness of the range and quality of museums in Fife, and has improved the digital skills

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Top museum cafes in Scotland

23/08/2012 Kelly Forbes

Yesterday on twitter I stumbled across a blog which reviews cake in Edinburgh, called Cake Quest! The most recent post reviewed some tasty looking Carrot and Cinnamon Cake  at Dovecot Studios and this got me thinking about museum cafes. I’ve always enjoy sampling museum and gallery cafes as part of my visit.

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Edinburgh International Culture Summit

20/08/2012 Kelly Forbes

Last week, I was lucky enough to attend the Edinburgh International Culture Summit at the Scottish Parliament (not bad for my second week in post!). The Culture Summit was a chance for speakers to gather from around the world to discuss the ways in which culture can bring countries closer

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September Insights and Ideas – Inside Out

17/08/2012 Heather Doherty

Booking for the September Insights and Ideas is open, so roll up to join us as we hear how people have been using outside space in ways which challenge the usual way of working – for example, taking events which usually happen inside to the outdoors. Insights and Ideas is

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Roadshow Update

14/08/2012 Kelly Forbes

After the flurry of activity in getting the National Strategy launched earlier this year, we’re now offering you the opportunity to feed in to how we deliver its aims and objectives. Although you may be ‘all consulted out’, it’s really important that we get this right. And in order to