Equality, inclusion and diversity

Our Commitment

The Shetland Museum and Archives is managed by the Shetland Amenity Trust on behalf of Shetland Islands Council and the Shetland Community.

Statement

The Shetland Amenity Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting all of Shetland’s heritage ensuring it is accessible and enjoyed by all

We commit to pro-actively:

  • support the Shetland heritage sector, acknowledging that our island’s history and heritage is an invaluable tool in fighting discrimination in all its forms;
  • facilitate anti-discrimination debate and discussion in the care of and access to our heritage collection;
  • seek and take care of the needs of an inclusive heritage workforce and audience;
  • continue to develop diverse and representative collections; and,
  • ask questions and challenge practices that support inclusion in all of its forms.

Policy and Action

The Shetland Amenity Trust has policies and action plans in place which are monitored and reviewed regularly to ensure we are proactivley pursing our equality, inclusion and diversity ambtions.

Equality, inclusion and diversity Blog Posts

Equality, inclusion and diversity

Supporting Dementia Friends

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

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Equality, inclusion and diversity

Anniversary Events

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

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Equality, inclusion and diversity

A Summer of Anniversaries

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

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Equality, inclusion and diversity

Shetland Boat Week Launched Today

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

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Equality, inclusion and diversity

New to Us Exhibition

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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Equality, inclusion and diversity

New Website Launched

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

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