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

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

AIM seek Assistant Director

24th Apr 2015

AIM are looking for someone to shape and deliver an ambitious new programme to support museums and help them to prosper. Application deadline 1pm 11 May.

engage is delighted to open applications for Summer School 2015

20th Apr 2015

This three-day residential course is open to experienced educators, visual artists, curators and academics - working in the field of museum education.

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