Keep up to date with new stories and details of what our staff are doing to preserve and promote Shetland's heritage and culture .
Shetland Museum & Archives’ Textiles Collection has been awarded Recognised status by Museums Galleries Scotland, under its Recognition Scheme.View
Shetland Museum and Archives are delighted to announce that they have received a Leverhulme Trust Artist in Residence award, to work with writer and artist Raman Mundair. The prestigious grant of £15,000 is one of only six awarded each year to academic and artistic institutions in the United Kingdom.View
Shetland Museum and Archives has received a grant from the Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund to research its taatit rug collection. The £26,800 grant will enable the Museum to thoroughly record and photograph each of the 40 rugs in its collection, as well as those in Shetland’s community museums.View
Shetland and Orkney’s literature will take centre stage in a major new project being launched this weekend in Edinburgh. The project will culminate in spring of 2014 with a specially designed exhibition at Shetland Museum and Archives, and will include activities for school pupils, new contemporary writing and a series of public events.View