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Working in Partnership at Kelvin Hall

09/02/2017 Kelly Forbes

When looking for examples of effective partnership working within the Scottish museum sector, you don’t have to look much further than Kelvin Hall in Glasgow. The mixed-use facility continues to be developed in partnership between Glasgow City Council, Glasgow University and the National Library of Scotland. Within those organisations Glasgow

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Finding support through Museum Forums

09/02/2017 Devon McHugh

One of the many great ways museums work in partnership with each other is through local and regional forums, which offer opportunities for museums to share knowledge, establish collaborative projects, and pursue regional initiatives, including marketing and events. Scotland has more than a dozen forums, and each one is slightly

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Dig Into Dig It! 2017

09/02/2017 Sarah Burry-Hayes

Dig It! 2017 is the year-long celebration of Scottish archaeology and we’re making it easy to get involved with – you guessed it – archaeology. At its core, archaeology uncovers and tells stories from the past using physical traces that people have left behind – just like museums. Thanks to

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Making Ancestral Tourism pay: Welcome to ‘myancestralscotland’

11/01/2017 Sarah Burry-Hayes

The University of Strathclyde’s Business School has, for the last three years, been researching the potential of ancestral tourism within Scotland. Here, Dr Matthew Alexander explains a little about their findings, the project that has grown out of their research and how this can help museums. “Our ancestral tourism research has revealed a

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Funding via Stories, Stones and Bones from HLF

As part of the Scotland-wide celebrations for the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017, the Heritage Lottery Fund want to inspire people to get involved in learning about and enjoying their heritage for the first time. Stories, Stones and Bones will encourage people in communities across Scotland to dig deeper

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History in the Making!

Scotland is gearing up for the 2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology Scotland is getting ready to shine a spotlight on some of our greatest assets and icons, as well as our hidden gems in celebration of the 2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology (YoHHA). We already know

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