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  • Art Galleries

    The Changing Room

    If you have a passion for contemporary art you should definitely take the time to visit The Changing Room in Scotland. This stunning art gallery is the only gallery in Scotland which is dedicated solely to contemporary art. Located at 35 Crawford Arcade in King Street this great gallery is open between 12pm and 5pm from Wednesday to Saturday and from 12pm to 8pm on a Thursday. Admission is ...

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    Smith Art Gallery & Museum

    The Stirling Smith Museum and Art Gallery contains important historical collections that were inherited from collector and painter Thomas Stuart Smith who died in 1869. John Lessels designed the gallery building, which was built on the same grounds as the Stirling Castle and today there is an exhibition dedicated to the Stirling Story.

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    Perth Museum and Art Gallery

    The Perth Museum and Art Gallery is located in Perth, Scotland on George Street and is one of the oldest museums in Britain. The actual building that the Museum and Gallery is situated in dates back as far as 1824 and today it is the main museum in Perth.

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    Kilmorack Gallery

    Located in Beauly, just 13 miles from Inverness, is one of the best art galleries in the Highlands, the Kilmorack Gallery. Traveling down Cannich Road you will come to an interesting church with a big lizard decorating it, this is the fine art gallery of Kilmorack. Housed in a church building dating back to the 18th century, Kilmorack Gallery is definitely worth a visit.

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    Kelvingrove Art Gallery

    Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum can be found on 85 acres of picturesque grounds, in the Kelvin Park located in the West End of Glasgow. Among the many collections Kelvingrove holds are the finest and largest hand picked civic collections in Europe and Internationally. Kelvingrove also holds the title of being the museum and gallery most visited in the whole of Scotland and the sixth place ...

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    Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

    The John Watson Institute or school, which was designed by William Burn and built in the 1820s, now currently houses the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. The neo-classic building was converted in the 1980's to the National Gallery of Modern Art. It can be found on Belford Road, west of Edinburgh's City Centre on a large piece of grassy land. Before this the Modern Art Gallery had ...

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    Royal Scottish Academy

    The Royal Scottish Academy was established in 1826, and its primary function has always been to promote contemporary art originating from Scotland. The building that houses the academy was designed by William Henry Playfair and has recently been restored to ensure that this landmark building continues to stand proudly on Princess Street in Edinburgh. The architecture of the ...

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    Aberdeen Art Gallery

    The Aberdeen Art Gallery was first opened in the year 1885, and is one of the most visited galleries in Scotland. A local Scottish architect by the name of Alexander Marshall McKenzie designed the beautiful building that is home to the Aberdeen Art Gallery. Approximately 300 000 visitors flock to the Art Gallery of Aberdeen each year to appreciate the breathtaking ...

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    Scottish Artists

    Scotland has many well known artists, those mentioned below are merely a few of them chosen randomly. David Begbie David Begbie was born in Edinburgh and studied at the capital's art school were he emerged with a unique sculptural technique and a new visual language using steel-mesh. Begbie's art is quite different to the ordinary, he uses steel-mesh to sculpture bodies and ...