Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. In addition to the mainland, the country is made up of more than 790 islands.

In the eighteenth century Scotland began to produce artists that were significant internationally, all influenced by neoclassicism, such as Allan Ramsay, Gavin Hamilton, the brothers John and Alexander Runciman, Jacob More and David Allan.

Museums in Scotland own significant collections of art, such as the National Gallery of Scotland, the National Museum of Scotland, the Burrell Collection and the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

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Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. In addition to the mainland, the country is made up of more than 790 islands.

In the eighteenth century Scotland began to produce artists that were significant internationally, all influenced by neoclassicism, such as Allan Ramsay, Gavin Hamilton, the brothers John and Alexander Runciman, Jacob More and David Allan.

Museums in Scotland own significant collections of art, such as the National Gallery of Scotland, the National Museum of Scotland, the Burrell Collection and the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

There are 374 museums in Scotland.

Tours and tickets

These tours and tickets are available in Scotland.

To see and do in Scotland

Discover the best museums in Scotland.

Exhibitions in Scotland

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Enduring Gifts: 600 Years of Philanthropy in St Andrews
30Jun

Enduring Gifts: 600 Years of Philanthropy in St Andrews

Since its foundation in 1413, the University of St Andrews has benefited greatly from public generosity. Enduring Gifts: 600 Years of Philanthropy in St Andrews explores a range of donations and the m...
Revealing Characters
31Dec

Revealing Characters

This major exhibition of portraiture is selected entirely from Dundee’s nationally significant fine art collection. Through paintings, sculpture and photography we look at the diverse range of artisti...
A Quest For Healing
04Nov

A Quest For Healing

We are delighted to welcome award winning Chinese artist Zhang Yanzi, who will be exhibiting until the 4th of November. Through diverse materials, Zhang Yanzi will explore the themes of healing, energ...
Scots in ltaly | Artists and Adventurers
03Mar

Scots in ltaly | Artists and Adventurers

Celebrated as the centre of classical and modern European civilisation, Italy held many attractions for eighteenth-century Scots. Artists and architects came to study its matchless heritage. Wealthy a...

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