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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National Skills Development Programme

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MGS 2015 funding timetable announced

The timetable for MGS 2015 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

Rijksmuseum named European Museum of the Year 2015

18th May 2015

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam presented with EMYA 2015 award at a ceremony held at Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Winners of the Museums & Heritage Awards Announced

30th Apr 2015

Battle of Bannockburn visitor centre (National Trust for Scotland & Historic Scotland) scoops award for innovation.

Introduction to the Kelvin Hall project

29th Apr 2015

A short film that gives an introduction to the Kelvin Hall project involving Glasgow Life, the University of Glasgow and the National Library of Scotland.

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