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Culture Perth & Kinross Trustees Annual Report 

Year ending 31 March 2020 

Culture Perth & Kinross


We have 115 members of staff working across 17 venues in Perth & Kinross including 13 libraries, 3 museum and gallery venues, and an archive and local family history service. Our mobile library service, now in its 100th year, makes over 100 stops every two weeks.


In 2020 we were able to open 5 libraries were open to the public from August – December as well as Perth Museum & Art Gallery. The Perth and Kinross Archive operated on an appointment only basis. We supported our services with a range of digital events, displays and by enhancing our e-library service. 

Six Key Strategic Objectives

Following a review of our first year of operations (2017-18), 6 key strategic objectives were identified. These compliment national and local priorities, as set out in the National Improvement Framework and the Perth and Kinross Strategic Priorities for Culture 2018-2021 and support delivery of the key objects of Culture Perth and Kinross as set out in the Articles of Association. These inform the Strategic Operating Plan and Team Plans

To increase access to, and develop new audiences for, our services and collections

To support digital inclusion and innovation across all our services

To use cultural experiences and services to help address inequalities and to promote personal growth and development 

To engage proactively and creatively with customers, communities and partners 

To contribute to cultural sector debate and development at a local and national level 

To increase the resilience and sustainability of the organisation

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