About Us

MuseumsEtc is an independent publishing house based in Edinburgh and Boston. Our collection of books for museum and gallery professionals shares best practice globally, addressing contemporary issues in a practical, authoritative and innovative way.

Like our readers, we're excited by innovation, by change and by action. We're committed to turning ideas into books in months not years. Our best ideas are driven by, and often come from, the museum community itself. We invite you to propose the topics we should cover. And to share your successful experience by contributing articles, essays and ideas. To propose titles or suggest ideas, simply contact us at ideas@museumsetc.com

BarvasFoto is our new imprint, publishing a collection of affordable, distinctive, large-format, high-quality hardback photobooks with an anti-capitalist perspective - books which aim to provide a critical understanding of the social world.

Based in the Western Isles of Scotland - two hours by sea from the mainland - it's where Paul Strand made the images for his photobook, Tir a'Mhurain, over fifty years ago. We're always interested in receiving proposals for new photobooks. If you have work you think we might like to publish, just email us - ideas@barvasfoto.com - we'll be very happy to hear from you.

MuseumsEtc | UK 
MuseumsEtc Ltd | Hudson House | 8 Albany Street | Edinburgh EH1 3QB
E: hello@museumsetc.com

MuseumsEtc | USA 
MuseumsEtc Ltd | 675 Massachusetts Ave., Ste 11 | Cambridge | MA 02139 
E: helloUSA@museumsetc.com 

BarvasFoto 
BarvasFoto | Urras Oighreachd Ghabhsainn | Business Centre | Graham Park | South Dell | Eilean Siar HS2 0ST | Scotland
E: hello@barvasfoto.com 

We aim to answer all emails within 24 hours - usually much sooner.

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