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Shipshape 2 Project wins funding boost

Shipshape 2 Project wins funding boost National Historic Ships UK has secured Heritage Lottery Fund support for the second phase of this skills training project in which the Scottish Fisheries Museum is a partner.

The Navigatio

The Navigatio

06 March 2017

Explore the mysteries of the North Atlantic at an exhibition at the Scottish Fisheries Museum from 6th March.

The series of drawings, by Fife artist Alan Watson, depicts scenes from ‘Brendan the Navigator’s’ epic sea voyage in a curragh around the North Atlantic in the early medieval period.

Schools Art Competition 2017

Schools Art Competition 2017

01 February 2017

The Scottish Fisheries Museum invites all children in Fife aged 3 - 14 to take part in its annual Art Competition!

To tie in with our upcoming temporary exhibition The Navigatio (4th March – 23rd April 2017), by artist Alan Watson, this year’s theme is Journeys.

Book on East Neuk published

Book on East Neuk published

22 December 2016

Book on East Neuk published The Scottish Fisheries Museum’s latest publication is “In My Ain Words - An East Neuk Vocabulary” by Mary Murray

North Sea Fishing

North Sea Fishing

12 November 2016

In Scotland’s Season of Photography, the Scottish Fisheries Museum is delighted to be hosting a striking exhibition of black and white images shot aboard the seine net fishing boats, Mairead and Argosy, in the North Sea in the 1990’s. These images, by Scottish documentary photographer Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert, capture the reality of the life at sea for the fishermen of Scotland’s North East fishing communities - the cramped conditions, the monotony, and the grueling work in harsh conditions.

Re-dedication of museum boat White Wing

Re-dedication of museum boat White Wing Yesterday, Lady Campbell of Pittenweem rededicated the White Wing at Anstruther harbour after two years of restoration work by museum volunteers, staff and trainees.

Reaper arrives home safely

Reaper arrives home safely

01 October 2016

Reaper arrives home safely In perfect weather, Reaper was welcomed home by cheers and applause from a large crowd gathered at Anstruther Harbour.

Reaper - masts out

Reaper - masts out

16 September 2016

Reaper - masts out Members of the Museum Boats Club went to assist with taking the masts out of Reaper in preparation for her going onto the slip in Mackay Boatbuilding, Arbroath.

Woven Communities

Woven Communities

10 September 2016

An in-depth look at the many and various baskets in the museum’s collection exploring the techniques and materials used to create the specialised shapes and forms.

Update on the Reaper at Arbroath

Update on the Reaper at Arbroath Following the incident at Johnshaven earlier this month, the Reaper is now being cared for in Arbroath harbour.

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