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.