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Public advocacy calendar

Public advocacy calendar

Public advocacy or awareness days can be a great way to show off your collections and show how your museum is relevant. 

Museums can join in by sharing content on social media, hosting events or promoting your museum in the press.

Below are some of the days that are likely to be of relevance to Scottish museums. 


Burns Night (25th January)

National Storytelling Week (30th January – 6th February 2021)

LGBT History Month (February)

International Women's Day (18th March)

British Science Week (11th-20th March 2022)

International Museums Day (18th May)

Pride Month (June)

Gypsy, Roma and Traveler Month (June)

Museum Week (7th-13th June 2021)

Wiki Loves Monuments (September)

Ask A Curator Day (16th September 2020)

World Tourism Day (27th September)

Black History Month (October)

Scottish Museums Day (3rd October)

Book Week Scotland (15th-21st November 2021)

St Andrew’s Day (30th November)