Who we are, what we do

Museums Galleries Scotland is the National Development Body for the museum sector in Scotland. Our role is to work collaboratively to invest in and develop a sustainable museum and galleries sector for Scotland, in line with the aims of Going Further: The National Strategy for Scotland's Museums and Galleries.

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MGS funding timetable announced

The timetable for MGS 2014 funding rounds has been announced. Visit our funding pages for more information.

Turning Actions into Advocacy

Read our latest report on the implementation of the National Strategy.

From the web

MuseumNext call for papers - submissions still sought

9th Sep 2014

MuseumNext is Europe’s major conference on the future of museums. Deadline for submissions is 31 October. Visit the website for more information.

£6 million grants awarded to third sector

28th Aug 2014

More than 115 organisations to benefit from Enterprise Ready Fund, providing continued support to enterprising third sector organisations across Scotland.

VAT refund scheme for museums and galleries to be extended

27th Aug 2014

Government announces plans to extend the VAT refund scheme which helps with the costs of providing free access to the public.

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