Discover Glasgow Glasgow Art Galleries


Glasgow has a magnificent array of Art Galleries showcasing a vast collection of art. Watercolour paintings, oils, tapestries, frescos, pottery and sculpture dating from the Ancient Egyptian period to the present day.

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Glasgow’s remarkable collection of galleries include the unique St Mungo’s Museum of Religious Life and Art, which reveals the story of Glasgow's religious past and present and proudly exhibits Salvador Dali's world-renowned painting, Christ of St John of The Cross.

The Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) is the most visited modern art gallery in Scotland. Housed in a beautiful and iconic building in the heart of Glasgow, the gallery has enthralled several million visitors since opening in 1996.

For those inspired by contemporary and digital art, the Gallery of Modern Art plays host to an extensive and dynamic programme of exhibitions and workshops and displays works by both local and international artists.

The Burrell Collection is set in the attractive woodland setting of Pollock Estate and Country Park in Glasgow’s South Side. One of the greatest art collections in the world, it consists of over 9,000 antiquities, artefacts, tapestries and paintings from around the world including Ancient China, Egypt and France. Sir William Burrell and his wife gifted their spectacular collection to the City of Glasgow in 1983.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is the City of Glasgow’s premier museum and art gallery. One of Europe’s greatest civic art collections and attracting over 1 million visitors a year, it is the second most popular visitor attraction in Scotland and the most visited in the United Kingdom outside London. A great day out for all the family.

  • Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art

    Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow, G1 3AH.

    Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art Located on the tasteful Royal Exchange Square, the Glasgow Gallery of modern art is the second most visited contemporary art gallery outside of London, attracting millions since its opening in 1996. The gallery is only 5 minutes walk from Buchanan St. or St. Enoch subway stations and also 5 minutes from Queen St. and Argyle St. train stations (10 minutes walk from Central Station). With such easy access and free admission the gallery is 'must-see' for any visitor to Glasgow, art enthusiast or other.
  • Glasgow School of Art

    167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G3 6RQ.

    Glasgow School of Art Founded in 1845 as Glasgow Government School of Design, this world-renowned art school changed its name to Glasgow School of Art in 1853 and was originally sited in Ingram Street near Glasgow’s Merchant City. One of Glasgow’s famous sons and alumni of the School of Art, Charles Rennie Mackintosh won the bid to redesign the new Art School, which was relocated to Renfrew Street. The Glasgow School of Art was completed in two phases, the first in 1899 and the second in 1909.
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

    Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG.

    Kelvingrove Art Gallery The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is the city of Glasgow's premier museum and art gallery. The building attracts over 1 million visitors each year and was described Neil MacGregor, the director of the British museum in London as "one of Europe's great civic art collections". The museum is the second most popular visitor attraction in Scotland and the most visited museum in the United Kingdom outside London.
  • St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art

    2 Castle St, Glasgow, G4 0RH.

    St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art Opened in April 1993, the St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art explores the importance of religion in lives across the world and throughout time. The museum is a modern building nestled between two of the cities oldest buildings: the magnificent gothic Glasgow Cathedral and Provand's Lordship (the oldest house in the city) yet, is only a short walk from one of the cities busiest shopping areas, Buchanan St.
  • Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery

    University of Glasgow, University Ave, Glasgow G12 8QQ

    Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery The Hunterian Gallery houses the University of Glasgow's art collection making it available for study and for pleasure. It has a wide range of exhibitions and receives lottery funding to provide its education programme. The museum is located at the University of Glasgow and is easily accessible by underground, bus or by car.
  • The Burrell Collection

    Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Rd, Glasgow G43 1AT

    The Burrell Collection Set within Pollok Estate on the south side of Glasgow. Filled with fantastic pieces of art and memorabilia and with beautifully kept grounds surrounding this great museum. Pollok House is also only a short walk from the Burrell, which means you can enjoy both of these great visitor attractions. The Burrell Collection is very easy to get to and you will a great restaurant also within the building.