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.

MGS latest

Manus Fullerton named new Chairman of MGS

10th Apr 2015

Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Manus Fullerton as Chair of the Board.

Unethical sale of collections statement issued

27th Mar 2015

New National Skills Development Programme has been launched

11th Mar 2015

Museums Galleries Scotland Launches Partnership Fund

27th Feb 2015

MGS Conference 2015: Call for Papers

23rd Feb 2015

Retiring Museums Galleries Scotland Chair Reflects on Key Successes

16th Feb 2015

From the web

Family Friendly Museum Award 2015 launched

16th Mar 2015

The Award gives visitors the chance to say which museum, gallery, heritage site, science centre or historic home gives the warmest welcome to families.

Commonwealth Games boosts visitors to cultural attractions

16th Mar 2015

Glasgow's Commonwealth Games, the Independence Referendum and the Ryder Cup have all been credited with helping boost visitors figures.

New chair at Arts & Business Scotland

16th Mar 2015

Arts & Business Scotland has appointed Sarah Deas as the new chair of its board of trustees.

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