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Museums gearing up for new season!
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Museums gearing up for new season!

Many, but not all, Highland Museums close or reduce their hours during the winter season, giving them time to care...
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HIGHLAND CONFERENCE AIMS TO FIND A POSITIVE FUTURE FOR HERITAGE
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HIGHLAND CONFERENCE AIMS TO FIND A POSITIVE FUTURE FOR HERITAGE

Museum and heritage representatives will gather in Inverness for our first Highland Heritage Conference. Sealladh will take place at Inverness Creative Academy...
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MHH Welcomes new board members!
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MHH Welcomes new board members!

There have been a few changes on the MHH board recently. At the end of last year we sadly said...
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Remarkable Highland women remembered in newly-released podcast 
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Remarkable Highland women remembered in newly-released podcast 

The long-buried stories of extraordinary Highland women have found themselves amplified to a new audience thanks to a podcast series...
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 Breathing Space mini-residency
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 Breathing Space mini-residency

We are very excited to launch our first residential weekend offering peer-to-peer support for Museum Managers and Curators WhenFriday 24th...
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We want you on board!
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We want you on board!

https://youtu.be/yBnMreGnuNg Museums and Heritage Highland (MHH) is a new charity formed in March 2019. We are a strong, supportive voice...
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Opportunity for museums to experiment with Smartify!
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Opportunity for museums to experiment with Smartify!

XpoNorth reveals groundbreaking partnership with Smartify to give global reach to Highlands and Islands museums Museums in the Highlands and...
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The Dreaming Bog
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The Dreaming Bog

A new film that aims to highlight the unique story of a landscape of Northern Scotland will have its maiden...
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Glencoe Museum talk retail and sustainability
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Glencoe Museum talk retail and sustainability

We invited Catriona, curator at Glencoe Folk Museum, to talk to us about the journey they have been on with...
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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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