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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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 Content in Lockdown

In March 2020, communications teams in museums across Scotland had to quickly adapt their scheduled digital content in response to a nationwide lockdown. Unable to continue promoting their exhibitions and events, the marketing and communications team at Culture Perth and Kinross were in need of alternative content to keep Perth Museum and Art Gallery’s social […]

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