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 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

The Whitworth is crowned Artfund Museum of the Year

2nd Jul 2015

The University of Manchester's gallery was praised by the judges for redefining the way that it engages with the public

National Museums Scotland unveils new National Museums Collection Centre

30th Jun 2015

The state of the art building will hold almost 10 million objects and allow better research access to the NMS collections

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

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