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Funding Success for Strathnaver Museum
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Funding Success for Strathnaver Museum

Bettyhill based Strathnaver Museum secures funding from Wolfson FoundationStrathnaver Museum, a popular visitor attraction on the North Coast 500, has...
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Help West Highland Museum bring Bonnie Prince Charlie home
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Help West Highland Museum bring Bonnie Prince Charlie home

The West Highland Museum in Fort William is calling on the public to help bring a prestigious collection of paintings...
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Climate conversations hope to inspire museums to take the lead in tackling the environmental crisis
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Climate conversations hope to inspire museums to take the lead in tackling the environmental crisis

With all eyes on Scotland ahead of COP26 climate talks in Glasgow, people across the world are engaging in discussion...
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New website and leaflet highlight the rich Pictish Heritage of the Highlands
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New website and leaflet highlight the rich Pictish Heritage of the Highlands

The rich Pictish heritage of the Highland Council area is being highlighted this week with the launch of a new...
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Kickstarting Glencoe Folk Museum
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Kickstarting Glencoe Folk Museum

In this month's blog we have invited Catriona, curator at Glencoe Folk Museum, and Connor, a Kickstart Trainee at the...
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Timespan nominated for Museum of the Year 2021
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Timespan nominated for Museum of the Year 2021

The Timespan gang are beyond delighted and honoured to be shortlisted for this year's Artfund Museum of the Year award...
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Lost Inverlael: A’ Lorg Baile Bhlàir – getting onsite!
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Lost Inverlael: A’ Lorg Baile Bhlàir – getting onsite!

We're delighted to welcome back Ullapool Museum as guest bloggers to update us on their Lost Inverlael project as they...
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Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service awarded to West Highland Museum
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Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service awarded to West Highland Museum

The West Highland Museum is very pleased to announce that we have been awarded the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service,...
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MYseum May
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MYseum May

Museums across the Highlands are welcoming back their local communities with free (or greatly reduced) entry, inviting them to see...
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Reflecting on Highland Threads
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Reflecting on Highland Threads

Catriona Davidson, curator at Glencoe Folk Museum, writes about being part of the Museums and Heritage Highland Network and getting...
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Highland Threads…Getting Inventive in Glencoe
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Highland Threads…Getting Inventive in Glencoe

This week we are joined by conservator Rachael Thomas who has worked with our museums to provide some much needed...
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Highland Threads…Many a Mickle Maks a Muckle
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Highland Threads…Many a Mickle Maks a Muckle

This week Dan Cottam, chair of MHH and manager at Grantown Museum, tells how a small idea led to the...
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Highland Threads…Photographer on the move
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Highland Threads…Photographer on the move

As part of the Highland Threads project, Museums and Heritage Highland offered each participating museum conservation expertise, professional photography and...
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Highland Threads…It’s all about collaboration
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Highland Threads…It’s all about collaboration

Highland Threads was conceived during one of our regular Museums and Heritage Highland Heritage Café Zoom sessions, sometime back in...
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Introducing…Highland Threads
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Introducing…Highland Threads

Highland Threads was conceived at a Highland Heritage Cafe - a regular online meet-up for people working in heritage in...
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Strathnaver Museum secure major funding boost
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Strathnaver Museum secure major funding boost

Strathnaver Museum has taken a major step forward in realising their vision for creating a world class visitor attraction on...
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Elgin Museum – A year in review
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Elgin Museum – A year in review

It’s been a funny old year for us at Elgin Museum (as it has for everyone!). For probably the first...
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Steps to Sustainability – unlock up to £10k in funding for your museum or heritage organisation
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Steps to Sustainability – unlock up to £10k in funding for your museum or heritage organisation

National Lottery Heritage Funded ‘Steps to Sustainability’ programme delivered by the Social Enterprise Academy, is now open for applications (deadline...
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Narrator Wanted!
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Narrator Wanted!

Museums and Heritage Highland (MHH) is seeking an experienced narrator to work us on creating an engaging and inspiring audio...
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Opportunity – Events and Outreach Coordinator, Gairloch Museum
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Opportunity – Events and Outreach Coordinator, Gairloch Museum

Gairloch Museum is inviting museum learning professionals and digital content providers to work with our Curator and volunteers to develop,...
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