There are some fantastic art galleries around Scotland, from modern sculpture to beautiful portraits. Here are a few of our favourites.
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
is set in beautiful grounds, just 15 minutes’ walk from Princes Street. The gallery has two buildings with art ranging from Russian cubist sculptures to the work of Picasso.
The McManus offers an insight into Dundee’s history, from early issues of comic ‘The Beano’ to behind the scenes tours of the collections unit, which includes birds, butterflies, coins, costumes, fossils and foreign artefacts.
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
The Portrait Gallery
is set on Queen Street in Edinburgh and brings together art from past and present - highlights include portraits of Robert Burns and Prince Charles Edward Stuart.
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
is in the top three ‘must see’ free to enter visitor attractions in Scotland. The gallery opened in 1901 and houses 22 themed galleries, which have a wide range of displays. Highlights include dinosaurs and prehistoric mammals and an arms and armour collection.
Scottish National Gallery
The Scottish National Gallery
sits in the heart of Princes Street Gardens and houses some of the world’s best fine art. Exhibitions include: Scottish art, Eighteenth - Nineteenth century art, Italian Renaissance, Landscape paintings from the Lunde collection, and lots more.
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
Discover how the highlands are linked with the rest of the world at the Inverness Art Gallery
. Local, national and international works feature at the gallery from old master works to contemporary digital arts and crafts.
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