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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