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Doors Open Day Community Engagement

Listening to Local Priorities

The project team has undertaken conversations with local groups to ensure that Paisley Museum is a community resource with an increased feeling of community ownership.

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Who Cares? Scotland

We want to create a space where young people feel welcomed, comfortable and safe. Read about how Who Cares? Scotland have been helping us acheive this goal.

The punch cards used by the Jacquard loom are pictured. Long strips of card are sewn together, each card has a sequence of holes in it. The holes in the card correspond to a line of pattern in the woven fabric.

Interactive weaving studio

The immersive Weaving Studio will feature digital and live demonstrations and include objects such as a Jacquard and Plain Loom, punch cards and shawls.

Dedicated Learning Spaces

The museum's transformation includes two dedicated learning spaces: an area for group events and a hands-on space for workshops, featuring a makers' space.