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Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022 will celebrate ‘Unforgotten’ Highland Women 
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Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022 will celebrate ‘Unforgotten’ Highland Women 

A Podcast series run by XpoNorth with support from Museums and Heritage Highland will share stories of remarkable women from...
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Old hat, new ways; Digital dress up at the Highland Folk Museum
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Old hat, new ways; Digital dress up at the Highland Folk Museum

Helen Pickles, curator at the Highland folk Museum, tells us all about the development of their digital dressing up filters...
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Maths Week Scotland 2022 
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Maths Week Scotland 2022 

Maths Week Scotland is a dedicated week of events and activity, with special events throughout the year. Events take place...
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Digital Learning Hub – opportunity to work with us!
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Digital Learning Hub – opportunity to work with us!

We are seeking a Digital Learning and Interpretation Specialist to work with us on creating content for a Digital Learning...
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GLENCOE FOLK MUSEUM GIVES SNEAK PREVIEW OF NEW EXHIBITIONS 
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GLENCOE FOLK MUSEUM GIVES SNEAK PREVIEW OF NEW EXHIBITIONS 

Design work is rapidly advancing on Glencoe Folk Museum’s £1.3m lottery-funded redevelopment, scheduled to open in 2023. Peter Drummond architects...
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The Spirit of the Highlands and Islands – what is it?
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The Spirit of the Highlands and Islands – what is it?

Is it the landscape? The community? A favourite memory? How would you interpret it? The Spirit of the Highlands and...
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Community Curators at The Highlanders’ Museum
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Community Curators at The Highlanders’ Museum

The Highlanders’ Museum, Fort George has recently launched a brand-new project and they are looking for participants! Freya Samuels, Community...
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Broch-t back to life!
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Broch-t back to life!

A millennia-old, ‘new-build’: first look at archaeological group’s ‘grand design’ for ancient monument.Archaeological charity Caithness Broch Project (CBP) recently unveiled...
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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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