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Opportunities to join our Team

The Scottish Fisheries Museum currently has two vacancies within the Curatorial Team.

Landscapes of War: Reflections of a Digital Intern

In this blog, Rosie Shackleton reflects on her experience delving into our collections to curate the exhibition Landscapes of War.

FishNet Blog #5: In Praise of our Remote Volunteers

Over the past few months, Anna, our Digitisation Porject Officer, has been recruiting a team of remote volunteers.

St Ayles Rowing Club - North Berwick Report

Last month, the St Ayles Rowing Club travelled down to sunny North Berwick for the last regatta of the season.

The Passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Our Museum, Shop and Café will be closed on Monday, 19 September to allow our staff and volunteers to pay their respects.

FishNet Blog #4: What’s in a Name? Themes in Fishing Boat Naming

Though it is unfair to say that the Museum’s photo collection is only made up of boats, it is true that a large portion of the images we have are of boats. After seeing hundreds, some themes begin to emerge, especially in the names. In this blog post, Anna, our Digitisation Project Officer, will highlights and discuss a few.

Positive Currents Blog 2: Blue Space and Skiffie World Championships 2022 Report

In this blog post, we celebrate the concept of “blue space”, which has featured heavily in the Museum’s exhibition and events this summer, by taking a look at the St Ayles Rowing Club’s recent trip to Amsterdam for the Skiffie World Championships.

Arctic Ventures: Forgotten stories of Scottish Whaling

This September, for Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022, we will unveil a sparkling new version of our Scottish Whaling Gallery, enriched with a bespoke installation of exquisite textile art, inviting visitors to make a deeper and more imaginative connection with the subject matter.

FishNet Blog #3: The Long Winding Road to the Database

In October 2021, Anna was hired by the Scottish Fisheries Museum as a Digitisation Project Officer to deliver an exciting new project: the creation of an online database for a Recognised as Nationally Significant Collection. This is the story of many months of hard work spent developing this database.

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