Commonwealth Games objects
In 2014 Scotland welcomed the Commonwealth Games to Glasgow. Objects from our collection give an insight into the history of the games.
Annual Review 2015
Our Annual Review celebrates our achievements and sets out ambitions for the coming year.
Dr Qin Cao
Dr Qin Cao is Curator of the Chinese collections, including those of the Himalayan and Mongolian regions, and the Korean peninsula..
Major Art Fund donation to Galloway Hoard campaign as public appeal is launched
The campaign to raise the £1.98 million required to save the Galloway Hoard for the nation has received a significant boost thanks to a funding contribution of £400,000 from Art Fund. The generous donation takes the campaign to secure the hoard - the richest collection of rare and unique Viking-age objects ever found in Britain or Ireland - to the half-way point.
Much of the cotton used by the Scottish Turkey red manufacturers in the early years of the industry came from North America. This cotton was dyed and printed in Scotland and much of it was sent back to America in the form of bandannas, scarves and even flags.