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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MGS Conference 2015 - BOOK NOW

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

For Everyone: A Symposium on Intangible Cultural Heritage

Wed 4 November 10am-4pm, Edinburgh. Book your tickets now

National Skills Development Programme

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

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 2015 full funding timetable

Visit our funding pages for more information.

From the web

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.

Redevelopment plans for Kilmartin Museum take leap forward

6th Aug 2015

Kilmartin Museum's Redevelopment Project has had a first-round pass confirmed from HLF towards a bid for £3.1m

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