The National Museums Scotland press office handles UK and international media requests for the four national museums and our collection centre.

The press office team drives news and feature articles in addition to providing a timely and efficient reactive media enquiry service.

Contact the press office

For all media enquiries, press images and filming requests please contact:

Susan Gray
Communications Manager
Tel: 44 (0) 131 247 4088

Bruce Blacklaw
Communications Officer
Tel: 44 (0) 131 247 4165

Esme Haigh
Marketing and Communications Assistant
Tel: 44 (0) 131 247 4391 

Email: media@nms.ac.uk

Please note that all advertising sales calls or emails should be directed to: 

Graeme Crossley
Carat
NMSMedia@carat.com

Recent press releases

Wednesday 23 April, 2014

National Museums Scotland acquires rare cabinet painted by Whistler

National Museums Scotland has acquired a magnificent maple cabinet designed by Edward William Godwin and painted by the renowned artist, James Abbott McNeill Whistler.

Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Heritage Lottery Fund grants £4.85m

National Museums Scotland is delighted to announce that the Heritage Lottery Fund has confirmed a grant of £4.85 million to help fund the implementation of the next stage of the Masterplan for the National Museum of Scotland.

Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Rare May Morris embroideries saved for the nation

National Museums Scotland is delighted to announce that a pair of rare embroidered hangings by the Arts and Crafts designer, May Morris has been saved for the nation.

Thursday 16 October, 2014

Heritage Lottery Fund grants £1.3 million for National Museum of Flight redevelopment

National Museums Scotland is delighted to announce that the Heritage Lottery Fund has confirmed a grant of £1.3 million to help fund the transformation of two hangars at the National Museum of Flight at East Fortune in East Lothian.

Friday 17 October 2014

National Museums Scotland announces new exhibition, Indian Encounters

National Museums Scotland is proud to announce that a new exhibition, Indian Encounters, will open at the National Museum of Scotland on Friday 14 November showcasing a newly commissioned painting Casualty of War, by renowned contemporary British artists The Singh Twins.