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EU-LAC-MUSEUMS is an international research project funded by the European Union. The project will facilitate an exciting and empowering bi-regional youth exchange between Latin America and Europe. 24 young people: 12 from Costa Rica, 6 from Portugal and 6 from the Isle of Skye, Scotland.

The project is coordniated by School of Art History and Museum and Gallery Studies in the University of St Andrews. In Scotland, this project is supported by Staffin Community Trust, the Aros Centre Portree, Comunn na Gàidhlig and Portree High School.


Each month, these 24 young people will take part in workshops discussing their rural community, identity, heritage, culture whilst building their self-confidence. In between workshops, the young people will be encouraged to visit the their local community museums, as well as document their journey through an online blog and Instagram.

You visit each participant country’s youth blog by clicking the links below:

EU-LAC-MUSEUMS: Portugal Youth Blog:


EU-LAC-MUSEUMS: Costa Rica Youth Blog:


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 693669.


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