Our applied research seeks to advance the sector’s knowledge of and responses to the practical challenges that museums and galleries face. We commission, collaborate on and conduct studies across a wide range of research topics.
This report examines the outcomes of Realising the Vision: Delivering Public Value through Scotland’s Museums and Galleries 2015–2019. The second National Strategy Delivery Plan. Featuring highlights of the many achievements of Scotland’s museums and galleries over this four year period.
A summary of the progress made in response to the Museum Character Matters report, published July 2019, outlining key next steps for how we can support workforce development in museums.
Report compiled by Euclid on behalf of Museums Galleries Scotland. Identifies EU funded projects focused on or linked to cultural heritage across the last ten years and produced in tandem with similar reports for Creative Scotland and Historic Environment Scotland.
Read about the skills, knowledge, attitudes and behaviours of the museum workforce and future skills and attitudes needed to ensure the resilience and success of museums over the next 10 years.
External evaluation of the Museums Galleries Scotland Internship Programme.
The latest data on visits to Scotland’s attractions, with a specific focus on our museums and galleries.
Examines the scale, scope and impact of volunteering in Scotland’s museums and galleries.
Charts the development of the Recognition Scheme, which we manage on behalf of the Scottish Government.
Consultation with the Scottish museums sector around its activities, priorities and needs.
Examines how far Scotland’s museums and galleries contribute to tourism and our cultural infrastructure.