MGS Walking group at the Christmas market

What does it mean to be a mental health first aider?

06/02/2020 Robyn Evans

As part of our wider approach to wellbeing at work, we asked MGS team members Helen and Markus to share their experience participating in Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid two-day training course and becoming workplace Mental Health First Aiders (MHFAs). What is Mental Health First Aid? Mental health first aid


Making Museum Accreditation Easier with Toolkits

05/02/2020 Robyn Evans

Accreditation- What’s that all about? Museum Accreditation is a national standard that shows the rest of the UK you have achieved a recognised standard of care and expertise for your museum, collections, visitors and staff. It’s a useful framework that helps you manage daily tasks and plan for the future,

Older Woman in a wheelchair holding hands and smiling

Achieving Community Wellbeing

15/01/2020 Robyn Evans

Community Wellbeing – Putting Museums in the Picture The Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Communities Committee is seeking opinions on how to achieve community wellbeing. The MSPs on the Committee are keen to hear more about what people think affects ‘community wellbeing’ so this can guide and inform their future


Meet our Modern Apprentice

12/12/2019 Robyn Evans

In 2019 MGS began a Modern Apprenticeship scheme to offer six young people an opportunity to gain a Diploma in Digital Marketing. Five apprentices are based in host museums across Scotland. The final apprentice is based at MGS.  Robyn Evans, Digital Marketing Modern Apprentice at Museums Galleries Scotland, shares her