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Take 5 – Discover childhood in the past
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Take 5 – Discover childhood in the past

‘Take 5’ is our series of blog posts, each highlighting the incredible objects and activities on Museum of the Highlands...
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Take 5 – Explore environmental impact
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Take 5 – Explore environmental impact

‘Take 5’ is our series of blog posts, each highlighting the incredible objects and activities on Museum of the Highlands...
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The Unsung Heroes of Gaelic Development
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The Unsung Heroes of Gaelic Development

With the current provision of Gaelic Development Officers (GDOs) across the region under threat, we have invited Anna MacQuarrie (Gaelic...
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Nurturing Sustainability in Highland Museums: A Climate Ambassador’s Journey
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Nurturing Sustainability in Highland Museums: A Climate Ambassador’s Journey

We hear from Aila Schäfer on her journey as one of our MHH Climate Ambassadors: Embarking on a six-month journey...
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Unlocking Potential: The Impact of Student Internship Programs on Small Museums
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Unlocking Potential: The Impact of Student Internship Programs on Small Museums

We're delighted to welcome Aileen-Laura Schäfer (one of our climate ambassadors and former curator at Clan MacPherson Museum) to tell...
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New film initiative aims to support Highland Museum & Heritage Sector
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New film initiative aims to support Highland Museum & Heritage Sector

A new film training initiative aims to support museums and heritage organisations across the Highlands and Islands to deliver film...
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Breathing Space
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Breathing Space

We are delighted to launch the call-out for our second Breathing Space residency. Breathing Space is a 2-day professional development opportunity...
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Treasurer Required!
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Treasurer Required!

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a real difference in communities across the Highlands? Are you interested in...
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Climate Ambassadors Wanted!
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Climate Ambassadors Wanted!

We are looking for three Climate Ambassadors to work with us on supporting the museum community in the Highlands to...
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Six museums from across the Highlands and Islands launch new experiences on Smartify!
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Six museums from across the Highlands and Islands launch new experiences on Smartify!

From uncovering Cromarty’s historic links to the Transatlantic slave trade to following a blue plaque walking tour revealing the individuals...
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The legacy of ‘The Coast that Shaped the World’ project
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The legacy of ‘The Coast that Shaped the World’ project

Katie Murray, project officer for 'The Coast that Shaped the World' project, reflects on its legacy and how it can...
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Pathways to employment – an exciting part of Museum of the Highlands
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Pathways to employment – an exciting part of Museum of the Highlands

A year ago, when starting to consult Highland teachers on priority areas in their work, ‘pathways to the workplace’ and...
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Towards decolonising the curriculum – through museum learning.
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Towards decolonising the curriculum – through museum learning.

Decolonising is an important topic for museums and for schools. Recently,  teachers from across the Highlands have contacted their local...
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Prescribe Heritage Highland – ‘Museums as Communities of Care’
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Prescribe Heritage Highland – ‘Museums as Communities of Care’

Over the last eighteen months, Museums & Heritage Highland have been part of an innovative project looking at the role...
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EPIC STORIES OF THE HISTORIC SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS ARE READY TO BE DISCOVERED ONLINE
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EPIC STORIES OF THE HISTORIC SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS ARE READY TO BE DISCOVERED ONLINE

Museum of the Highlands is a new website offering novel and exciting ways to delve into the rich history of...
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The power of object-based learning, digitally!
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The power of object-based learning, digitally!

Rosie Barrett, Digital Learning and Interpretation Specialist, discusses the power of object-based learning which is at the heart of our...
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A Taste of Highland Heritage – Museum of the Highlands
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A Taste of Highland Heritage – Museum of the Highlands

Freya Samuel, Digital Learning & Interpretation Specialist, highlights a selection of objects showcased on the new Museum of the Highlands digital...
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Sealladh – a review of our inaugural conference
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Sealladh – a review of our inaugural conference

On 20th April 2023, as the sun beamed across the Highlands, museum and heritage sector workers, volunteers and representatives made...
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Landseer – exhibition of rare works comes to Grantown Museum
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Landseer – exhibition of rare works comes to Grantown Museum

New exhibition coming to Grantown Museum of paintings by Sir Edwin Landseer aims to explore the Victorian creation of the...
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Museum of the Highlands – A Digital Learning Hub
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Museum of the Highlands – A Digital Learning Hub

With a launch date set for the end of May, The Museum of the Highlands digital learning hub is almost...
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