Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is one of Scotland’s most popular free attractions. It has been a favourite with Glasgow residents and visitors since it opened in 1901.

The museum has 22 themed galleries displaying an astonishing 8000 objects, brought together from across Glasgow Museums’ rich and varied collection, which is a Recognised Collection of National Significance. The displays are extensive and wide-ranging, including:

  • Dutch Old Masters and French Impressionists including one of the largest and finest collections of 17th century Dutch and Flemish art in the UK
  • Scottish Art including galleries dedicated to the Glasgow Boys and Scottish Colourists and the newly acquired Glasgow Fair’ by John Knox (1776/8-1845)
  • Salvador Dali’s Christ of St John of the Cross
  • Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow Style – a gallery dedicated to one of Glasgow’s style movement which was the UK’s contribution to Art Nouveau
  • Natural history including dinosaurs and other prehistoric mammals
  • Ancient Egypt – this collection is of national significance, featuring several objects of unique importance linked to historical figures
  • Scottish history and archaeology including a wealth of material relating to the early settlements across Scotland and life on St Kilda

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