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Keep up to date with new stories and details of what our staff are doing to preserve and promote Shetland's heritage and culture .

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Rare and Unique - Shetland's rare book collection

30/11/2016

This December the Shetland Museum and Archives are focusing on the rare and unique Shetland book collection they look after for the islands, both with special events and the return of the popular Advent Tree in reception and on the Facebook page.

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Littoral Art Project gives pupils a new perspective on beach litter

25/10/2016

School pupils will be engaging with the Gadderie exhibition in coming weeks.

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Supporting Dementia Friends

13/07/2016

Shetland Museum and Archives are proud to support Dementia Friends Scotland and recently took part in training to better understand this condition.

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Anniversary Events

29/06/2016

Staff gathered for an official photo as the anniversary celebrations begin.

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A Summer of Anniversaries

20/06/2016

Shetland Museum and Archives services are celebrating significant milestone anniversaries this summer.

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Shetland Boat Week Launched Today

13/04/2016

The first Shetland Boat Week will take place between 8th and 14th August.

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New to Us Exhibition

30/03/2016

A display of 'new to us' art is on display throughout the galleries and will be updated regularly during 2016/17.

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New Website Launched

01/02/2016

Shetland Museum and Archives has, today, launched a new website.

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Photos in a Flash - Instant Photo Printing

08/12/2015

Visitors to Shetland Museum and Archives can now access instant prints from a wide range of popular photo archive images from the database.

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Reid Tait Collection transferred to Shetland Archives

06/10/2015

Shetland Archives has recently received the last of a large and significant collection of printed material from Shetland Library, in a handover that has taken several years to catalogue and transfer.

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