Blog

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

The Museum and Archives is managed by the Shetland Amenity Trust, a small charity caring for Shetland's natural and cultural heritage. It is free to visit the Museum and Archives and here we share our work with you through our blogs and news. Donations are welcomed to help the Trust care for the collections and our heritage both now and in the future.

Blog

The BIG Takeover - Shetland 2018

Shetland Museum and Archives is working with other local agencies and young people as part of the Year of Young People in 2018.

Read more
Blog

Oasis inspired by Shetland Museum Textile Collection

Clothing store, Oasis, has launched a new winter range, including knitwear inspired by Shetland Museum and Archives textile ...

Read more
Blog

Boats on the Move

The Shetland Museum Boat Shed has had a transformation with the departure of the Oceanic Lifeboat - a long term resident during her ...

Read more
Blog

Aith Junior High Pupils curate new exhibition at Shetland Museum and Archives

A new exhibition has been unveiled telling the story of the whaling ship, Diana. The display has been curated by pupils from P4/5 and ...

Read more
Blog

10th Birthday Celebrations

To celebrate the milestone 10th birthday, Shetland Museum and Archives staff are hosting a day of birthday celebrations on Saturday ...

Read more
Blog

Mathewson Lecture

Eileen Brooke-Freeman will deliver a talk about the life of her ancestor Andrew Dishington Mathewson of East Yell (1799-1887) from her ...

Read more
Blog

Shetland Museum and Archives goes virtual

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

Read more
Blog

Rare and Unique - Shetland's rare book collection

This December the Shetland Museum and Archives are focusing on the rare and unique Shetland book collection they look after for the ...

Read more
Blog

Littoral Art Project gives pupils a new perspective on beach litter

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

Read more
Blog

Supporting Dementia Friends

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

Read more
Blog

Anniversary Events

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

Read more
Blog

A Summer of Anniversaries

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

Read more
Blog

Shetland Boat Week Launched Today

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

Read more
Blog

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.

Read more
Blog

New Website Launched

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

Read more