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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.

Confusing Shadow with Substance

Confusing Shadow with Substance

06 August 2022 - 26 September 2022

A collaborative project between artists Janette Kerr and Jo Millett, exploring aspects of Shetland’s historic relationship with the sea.

Merchant's Room : Gabi Paterson – Wings of the Forth

A closer look at Fife’s seabirds and shores - expressive acrylic paintings and collages made of sea pottery and glass

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.

Hidden Archive Revealed Online

The Scottish Fisheries Museum is delighted to announce the launch of a new online database designed to host its photographic collection.

Positive Currents Blog 1: Avian Flu in the Forth

In this blog post, we take a look at how organisations are responding to the outbreak of avian flu, and what you can do to help while still making the most of the Forth coast and its islands.

White Wing visit to Portsoy

Members of the Scottish Fisheries Museum Boats Club sailed the White Wing up the east coast to attend the Traditional Boat Festival at Portsoy

Merchant's Room : Margaret Maclean

Merchant's Room : Margaret Maclean

01 July 2022 - 30 July 2022

Beautiful paintings of coastal scenes rendered on individual pieces of driftwood collected from the shore – each one is unique.

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