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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.

Landscapes of War

Landscapes of War

22 September 2022

An exhibition exploring the hidden stories, memories and impacts of the Second World War on the coast of Fife and beyond.

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.

Merchant's Room : Yolande Kenny - The Places, People and Wildlife of Fife

It is our pleasure to welcome Yolandé Kenny back to our Merchant’s Room gallery this autumn with her beautiful art work which captures life in the East Neuk with wit, charm and careful observation.

Arctic Ventures: Forgotten stories of Scottish Whaling

As part of Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022, we unveil a 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 #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

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

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