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.

Find out more

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

#AskACurator Day on Twitter

17th Sep 2014

#AskACurator Day, your chance to ask questions direct to the experts, is taking place today 17th Sept. Follow the hashtag for the full Q&As

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.

Our tweets

  • Congrats @abbothouse,Johnshaven Heritage Soc & Farming Museum@AbMuseums, shortlisted for Enterprising Museum 2014! http://t.co/4zThSmO0Dq

    22 Sep 2014

  • Congratulations to @NtlMuseumsScot and @KelvingroveArt, voted 7th & 8th Best Museums in the UK in the Tripadvisor Travelers Choice Awards

    18 Sep 2014

  • #AskACurator is taking place right now across Twitter! Are you based in Scotland and taking part? Let us know.

    17 Sep 2014

  • Want to run a more sustainable museum? Join us on 4th Nov to find out how to develop more sustainable practices http://t.co/2dsPvoeZmb

    09 Sep 2014

  • We're currently experiencing issues with our email server but you can still call us on 0131 550 4100 or tweet us here http://t.co/1NdHoELUV4

    05 Sep 2014

  • .@sarahburry this morning running marketing hints and tips workshop at the lovely @SmithMuseum

    29 Aug 2014

  • Festival of Museums workshops in Sept/Oct now open for bookings: Inverness, Perth, Edinburgh & Glasgow. More info at http://t.co/gxKlqxmA2Q

    27 Aug 2014

  • Marsh Awards for excellence in Gallery Education ddl extended. Now 12pm 1 Sept. More info at http://t.co/Vts6VeKml0 @engagevisualart

    27 Aug 2014

  • Fantastic opp from @ScotsArchives - 'Opening up Scotland's archives' paid traineeships! DDL 2 Sept. More info at http://t.co/drcQDHrn9u

    27 Aug 2014

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