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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Advocacy Guidance for Scotland's Museums

MGS launches a new publication to help Scotland’s museums and galleries make the case for the amazing work they do.

MGS 2016 Full Funding Timetable Announced

Visit our funding pages for more information on our grants schedule for 2016.

National Skills Development Programme

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

For Everyone: A Symposium on Intangible Cultural Heritage

Missed our event? Watch the symposium in full online

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.

From the web

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow awarded Accredited museum status

24th Nov 2015

The Full Accreditation status acknowledges the wonderful historical collections housed by the College

National Library of Scotland to put third of collection online

21st Sep 2015

Around 8 million collection items to be digitised and uploaded over the next ten years.

National Mining Museum appoints new CEO

28th Aug 2015

National Mining Museum Scotland is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer, Mhairi Cross.

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