Glasgow – Art

Gallery of Modern Art

The Gallery of Modern Art showcases works by both local and international artists as well as addresses social issues through biannual projects. Having opened in 1996, the gallery is located inside of a neoclassical building in the Royal Exchange Square. It also includes a dedicated Education and Access studio which includes workshops and artist talks, as well as a Learning Library in the basement.

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery

This gallery is owned and operated by the University of Glasgow and is the oldest museum in Scotland. It includes a range of attractions including the Hunterian Art Gallery as well as the Zoology museum and Anatomy museum. The art gallery features an outdoor sculpture garden, with the indoor collection featuring a large number of works by James McNeill Whistler and watercolours from Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

Kevingrove Art Gallery and Museum

This gallery went through a three-year renovation, having re-opened in 2006. It has since grown to become one of Scotland’s most popular attractions for visitors. The venue includes 22 galleries that range from exhibits that include Renaissance art, taxidermy and artefacts from ancient Egypt. Art exhibits include decorative arts from Anne Hull Grundy, including pieces that cover European jewellery from the 18th and 19th centuries.