Advice & Support
Advice & Support
We offer support to the museum sector through funding and training opportunities, advice guides, and information on Accreditation and Recognition.
Read about and apply for the funding programmes we offer to Scotland's museums and galleries.
Discover guidance on a wide range of essential museum topics, from governance and marketing to climate action and anti-racism.
Find out about Scotland's Recognised Collections of National Significance.
Information on the Accreditation Standard and how museums and galleries can apply for Accreditation.
Read about the formal and informal vocational skills-based courses which we deliver through the MGS Skills Academy.
We're here to support the development of Scotland's 450 museums and galleries, and to help in the delivery of the strategy.
Find everything you need to know about the strategy, how it is structured and how it will be delivered by MGS and the sector.
Learn from and be inspired by some of the amazing work being undertaken by museums and galleries across Scotland.
Read our latest blogs from MGS and across the sector.
Find out about upcoming MGS and museum sector events. This includes online and in-person workshops, talks, and training sessions.
Projects & Research
Find out how we commission, collaborate on, and conduct studies across a wide range of research topics working on projects with organisations both inside and outside of the sector to tackle challenges and maximise opportunities.
Networks and Forums
Explore how getting involved in different networks and geographic Forums can encourage greater partnership working, and provide support for your organisation.
We are the national development body for Scotland's museums and galleries. Learn more about the role of MGS and our people, and discover how you can work with us.
Find out more about MGS's role and core responsibilities as the national development body for Scotland's museums and galleries.
Get to know the staff and trustees at Museums Galleries Scotland.
How we work
Find out how we work as an organisation, the values and commitments that drive us, and our approach to collaborative working.
Working with us
Explore how you can join the team, or work in partnership with us, and learn about our values and commitments to anti-racism, fair work and climate action.
Learn more about the impact of our support for the museum sector and our work to achieve the aims of Scotland's museums and galleries strategy.
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