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.

Mandy McIntosh, Kerry Conquers, Glasgow Women's Library, 2015. Photo (c) Alan Dimmick

Minding the Gap: Adele Patrick

Some thoughts are coalescing ahead of the 2017 MGS conference, Inequalities: Bridging the Gap. I hope to have wrangled these disparate ideas into a coherent contribution by the time we meet in October; but I thought I would blog about a couple of the issues surfacing for me three months


Funding – EU know it makes cents!

26/06/2017 Alison Turnbull

MGS sent its Alison contingent (Alison Turnbull, Head of Research & Development and Alison Mathieson, Head of Finance & Compliance) to a Creative Scotland EU Funding Information Day held at the Lighthouse in Glasgow on 10 May. On their return, they shared with us what they learnt… What did MGS


Early bird conference tickets now on sale

11/04/2017 Admin

Early bird tickets are now on sale for our 2017 conference, Inequalities: Bridging the Gap, on Thursday 12 October 2017 at the John McIntyre Conference Centre at Pollock Halls in Edinburgh.

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