Developing Anti-Racist Messages and Approaches for Museums

The Empire, Slavery & Scotland’s Museums (ESSM) project, sponsored by the Scottish Government, launched in 2020 to explore how the story of Scotland’s involvement in the British Empire, colonialism, and transatlantic slavery should be told using museum collections and spaces. In May 2021, Rosie King and Sheila Asante from Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) talked to […]

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Developing Anti-Racist Messaging & Approaches for Museums | May SHSMG Event (ONLINE)

For our May event, we’ll be hearing from Rosie King and Sheila Asante from Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) (@MuseumsGalScot). The Empire, Slavery & Scotland’s Museums (ESSM) project, sponsored by the Scottish Government, was launched last year to explore how the story of Scotland’s involvement in the British Empire, colonialism, and transatlantic slavery should be told using museum collections […]

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Getting Started With TikTok

Want to know how to build a profile on a new platform or engage visitors (even when your building is closed)? Our March 2021 meet-up was hosted by Siobhan Beatson, Museum Manager at Ullapool Museum, who chatted to our network about the museum’s TikTok account (one of the few heritage sites in Scotland with an […]

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Creating Convincing Social Media Content | January SHSMG Event (ONLINE)

For our first event of 2021, we’ll be hearing from Georgina Brooke, Content Strategist at One Further (@OneFurther), who’ll be drawing on experiences of creating and managing web and social media at National Museums Scotland (@NtlMuseumsScot), the Ashmolean (@AshmoleanMuseum) and the University of Oxford (@UniofOxford). She’ll be joined by Alyson Webbe, Director at Frankly, Green […]

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