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

Skills need updating? The National Skills Development Programme can help get you up to speed.

Festival of Museums 15 - 17 May 2015

Event Registration is now open for Festival of Museums 2015. Register your event now

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

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.

Museum of the Year Shortlist is announced

27th Apr 2015

Includes the Imperial War Museum and the Tower of London. The winner will receive £100k and will be announced on 1 July at a ceremony at the Tate Modern

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