Sector Stories

Social Prescribing: can you improve the health of your community?

04/08/2017 Loretta Mordi

Museums have long been more than simply the keepers of our cultural heritage. They are often an integral part of their local communities. They can be safe spaces for discussion, and through their colourful and varied collections they stimulate creativity, spark imaginations and encourage the desire to learn. However, have

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Touring Exhibitions are the Name of the Game

Take a chance on us and head out on the road to join Museums Galleries Scotland and the Touring Exhibitions Group for a special mix of training hits here in Edinburgh. After the sell-out, arena-filling, world-conquering success of our first ever training bundle*, we’re delighted to launch the next group


Tax, Colouring Books and Pastygate!

29/06/2017 Sarah Burry-Hayes

I’m not normally one to go on training courses – in fact I’m more likely to be presenting one. However, last week I found myself at an Arts & Business Scotland training morning in Scott-Moncrieff‘s Glasgow offices entitled ‘A General Tax Guide for Arts and Heritage Organisations’. So how did I end


Access: Top Tips for Museums and Galleries

Promoting equality of access in museums goes beyond compliance: it is the right thing to do. Euan’s Guide reviewers have compiled the top tips for things you may not have thought about to make museum visits more accessible to them, beyond getting in the front door…


Webinar learnings!

17/03/2017 Sarah Burry-Hayes

As some of you will know, MGS ran its first webinar last week (7th March). I have to say that the idea initially made me a little nervous. The potential to use it to deliver training – therefore reaching far more museums for a fraction of the cost to participants

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