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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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Web Developer Wanted!
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Web Developer Wanted!

Museums and Heritage Highland are inviting tenders from professional web designers to work with us to develop a dynamic microsite...
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Spirit of the Highlands – what is it?
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Spirit of the Highlands – what is it?

Spirit of the Highlands is an initiative specifically designed to help boost tourism and economic growth throughout the Highland area...
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WANTED – Interpretive content developer
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WANTED – Interpretive content developer

GHM has been awarded a grant from the NLHF’s Heritage Emergency Fund to be completed by the end of January...
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GAIRLOCH MUSEUM NAMED AS A WINNER OF ART FUND MUSEUM OF THE YEAR 2020
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GAIRLOCH MUSEUM NAMED AS A WINNER OF ART FUND MUSEUM OF THE YEAR 2020

Gairloch Museum has been announced as a winner of Art Fund Museum of the Year 2020, the most prestigious museum...
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Wondering what to do with the kids this October? Try a Museum!
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Wondering what to do with the kids this October? Try a Museum!

This year’s October holidays are going to be a bit different. The weather is less reliable than in the summer...
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