This month 21 men and women celebrated the completion of life-changing vocational learning experiences in museums and galleries throughout Scotland. Included was Thomas Gourlay who undertook his placement at the Scottish Fisheries Museum.
The latest exhibition in the Merchant’s Room is an evocation of the East Neuk by Yolande Kenny. With pen and watercolour, Yolande With pen and watercolour, Yolande celebrates both the museum’s 50th anniversary and everyday life in the East Neuk.
To celebrate the museum’s 50th anniversary, we focus on the last 50 years of the fishing industry charting the changes to the fleets, the harbours, the livelihoods and the lives of those who work to put fish on our tables.