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.
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.
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.
A collaborative project between artists Janette Kerr and Jo Millett, exploring aspects of Shetland’s historic relationship with the sea.
A closer look at Fife’s seabirds and shores - expressive acrylic paintings and collages made of sea pottery and glass