Redevelopment News

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    Help us tell Kilmartin Glen’s ancient stories

    Monday, December 12th, 2016

    Kilmartin Museum launched the fundraising appeal for the Redevelopment Project in October with an evening reception at Kilmartin Museum. The Redevelopment Team at Kilmartin Museum has been working hard on the project and we are confident that £5.1 million of the £6.7 million project cost will be forthcoming leaving £1.6 million to raise. It was […]

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    Redevelopment Update

    Sunday, February 28th, 2016

    Work on the Redevelopment Project continues as we prepare for the next and final round of our application to the Heritage Lottery Fund. This will be submitted in 2017. The HLF grant, will provide approximately 50% of the £6.3 million project cost. We have raised a considerable amount of funding already but we still have […]

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    Dr Sharon Webb MBE – Thank you!

    Sunday, February 28th, 2016

    A very big and heartfelt thank you to everyone for their good wishes and kind comments about my MBE award which was announced in the 2015 New Year’s Honours List. It’s been overwhelming and I’m very touched that people have taken the time to send messages. I was also pretty surprised to be nominated. I’ve […]

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    MBE for Museum Director and Curator Dr Sharon Webb

    Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

    We are excited and very proud to announce that our own Director and Curator Dr Sharon Webb has received an MBE in the New Year Honours list. Having led Kilmartin Museum for over 10 years, Sharon has been rightly recognised for her services to heritage and archaeology in Scotland and is set to have a […]

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    Overflow Car Park Consultation

    Thursday, October 15th, 2015

    When we first held a public consultation in the very early stages of the redevelopment project, the feedback we received stated that if the museum was to grow, we would also have to address the lack of car parking in Kilmartin village. We agree, as there is already lack of parking at the museum. We […]

  • Heritage Lottery Fund support for Kilmartin Museum

    Thursday, August 6th, 2015

    We are delighted, almost beyond words to announce that our first-round application to Heritage Lottery Fund was successful and that we have secured their support for the Redevelopment Project. Our total bid to HLF was for £3.5 million. £400,000 has been granted as Development Funding so that we can progress our plans in preparation for […]

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    Heritage Lottery Fund support for Kilmartin Museum

    Thursday, August 6th, 2015

    We are delighted, almost beyond words to announce that our first-round application to Heritage Lottery Fund was successful and that we have secured their support for the Redevelopment Project. Our total bid to HLF was for £3.5 million. £400,000 has been granted as Development Funding so that we can progress our plans in preparation for […]

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    Heritage Lottery Fund Application

    Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

    Our 1st Round Heritage Lottery Fund application has been submitted. Our hopes and aspirations for the future of Kilmartin Museum are in the hands of the HLF staff and Trustees. It was a mammoth task involving hundreds of pages of supporting documentation made up of reports, strategies, costings and images and a small army of […]

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    Exciting plans with National Galleries of Scotland and Artmap Argyll

    Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

    Kilmartin Museum is in discussion with the National Galleries of Scotland to bring internationally important artwork to Argyll. National Galleries of Scotland look after one of the world’s finest collections of art ranging from the Middle Ages to the present day. Based in Edinburgh, the organisation is made up of the Scottish National Gallery, Scottish […]

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    Redevelopment Exhibition

    Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

    Following public consultation evenings at the end of January where building and overflow car park proposals were presented, an exhibition of the redevelopment project is now available to view at the Museum. You can find out more about why the redevelopment is necessary, the new activities that we hope to provide and the aims of […]


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