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Significant Spending on Scottish Museums!

Significant Spending on Scottish Museums!

The last two weeks has borne some excellent news for some ongoing museum projects in Scotland, in the form of funding announcements from the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Scottish Government. First in

Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave

Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave

With its stupendous behemoth of blue towering over the dwarfed Mount Fuji (and the tiny boats in its path) The Great Wave off Kanagawa is one of the most recognisable and loved images

In Search of the Flying Friar

In Search of the Flying Friar

One of the most enjoyable parts I found when working in digitisation is the little discoveries of weird and wonderful material that you come across in the green boxes of the print rooms.

Turner in January

Turner in January

2014 was certainly a good year to be a Turner fan. The highlight of this was the release in October of Mike Leigh’s critically acclaimed biopic, which took an intimate and critically