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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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Mathewson Lecture

22/03/2017

Eileen Brooke-Freeman will deliver a talk about the life of her ancestor Andrew Dishington Mathewson of East Yell (1799-1887) from her research into his letters, plans and other documents deposited in the Shetland Archives.

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Shetland Museum and Archives goes virtual

08/03/2017

Shetland Museum and Archives have embraced the world of virtual reality with a new app available from VisitScotland.

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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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