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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Realising the Vision

Find out more about our second Delivery Plan, Realising the Vision: Delivering Public Value through Scotland’s Museums and Galleries 2015-2019.

MGS Conference 2015 - BOOK NOW

Tickets are now available for ‘Fighting Fit: Ready for Anything’ – the MGS Conference 2015. Find out more and book

National Skills Development Programme

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

MGS 2015 full funding timetable

Visit our funding pages for more information.

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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