Kelvingrove Art Gallery And Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu​seum is one of both Glasgow's and Scotland's most popular free attractions boasting an extensive collection of over 8000 objects displayed across 22 themed galleries!

Kelvingrove Art Gallery And Museum

About Kelvingrove Art Gallery And Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Argyle Street, Glasgow West End G3 8AG
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu​seum has 22 themed, state-of-the-art galleries displaying an astonishing 8000 objects. The collections are extensive, wide-ranging and internationally-significant. They include:

Natural history exhibits, arms and armour, art works from many art movements and periods of history, and much more... we even have a real Spitfire!

Kelvingrove welcomes families with children, and its displays have been designed with children in mind. There are lots of interactives throughout the museum that will appeal to younger audiences.

The RBS Exhibition Gallery and the community exhibition space both have a running programme of temporary exhibitions and displays.

Please note that some temporary exhibitions are subject to an entry fee.

When visiting Kelvingrove you can enjoy its cafés and shops. You can also make use of its Study Centre and Library to find out more about Glasgow Museums’ collections and carry out research online.

Upcoming Events at Kelvingrove Art Gallery And Museum

Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum holds delightful daily recitals by eminent local organists and visiting players!
Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Making the Glasgow Style

Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Making the Glasgow Style

30th March 2018 - 14th August 2018
Glasgow Museums celebrates the 150th anniversary of Charles Rennie Mackintosh with Making the Glasgow Style - a major, new exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
The Four Graces

The Four Graces

30th May 2018 - 22nd October 2018
Scottish artist Avril Paton’s latest work, The Four Graces (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum), is now on show in the iconic building it depicts.
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

19th June 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Object in Focus

Object in Focus

19th June 2018
Each week join one of Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum's Curators as they look at one of the artefacts or paintings in more detail!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

22nd June 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Double Summer Lecture: Egypt and the Ancient Near East

Double Summer Lecture: Egypt and the Ancient Near East

23rd June 2018
Egyptology Scotland welcome you to join them for their Double Summer Lecture, Egypt and the Ancient Near East, hosted by Dr Paul Collins.
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

23rd June 2018
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding events most weekends at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum from 1pm - 4pm!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

24th June 2018
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding events most weekends at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum from 1pm - 4pm!
Object in Focus

Object in Focus

26th June 2018
Each week join one of Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum's Curators as they look at one of the artefacts or paintings in more detail!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

26th June 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

29th June 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

30th June 2018
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding events most weekends at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum from 1pm - 4pm!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

1st July 2018
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding events most weekends at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum from 1pm - 4pm!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

3rd July 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Object in Focus

Object in Focus

3rd July 2018
Each week join one of Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum's Curators as they look at one of the artefacts or paintings in more detail!
Mad Hatters

Mad Hatters

3rd July 2018 - 5th July 2018
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, come along between the 3rd and 5th of July and make your own Mad Hatter hat!
You’re A Wizard

You’re A Wizard

5th July 2018
Explore a magical trail at Kelvingrove, make a wizard hat and draw your own patronus inspired by the animals on display!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

6th July 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Pride at Kelvingrove

Pride at Kelvingrove

7th July 2018
Meet staff and curators from the Open Museum who will be exploring objects from their LGBT Handling Kit and talking about LGBT histories when Pride Glasgow comes to Kelvingrove!
Watercolour Bookmarks

Watercolour Bookmarks

7th July 2018 - 12th July 2018
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, come along and make your own watercolour bookmark inspired by Charles Rennie Mackintosh!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

10th July 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Object in Focus

Object in Focus

10th July 2018
Each week join one of Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum's Curators as they look at one of the artefacts or paintings in more detail!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

13th July 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Cubist Collage

Cubist Collage

14th July 2018 - 19th July 2018
Kelvingrove Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in during the Summer holidays and make your own Cubist Collage inspired by the French Gallery!
Object in Focus

Object in Focus

17th July 2018
Each week join one of Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum's Curators as they look at one of the artefacts or paintings in more detail!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

17th July 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

20th July 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Storytelling

Storytelling

21st July 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove and listen to some magical tales inspired by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his friends then transform yourself with some Victorian attire!
Storytelling

Storytelling

22nd July 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove and listen to some magical tales inspired by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his friends then transform yourself with some Victorian attire!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

24th July 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Storytelling

Storytelling

24th July 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove and listen to some magical tales inspired by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his friends then transform yourself with some Victorian attire!
Object in Focus

Object in Focus

24th July 2018
Each week join one of Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum's Curators as they look at one of the artefacts or paintings in more detail!
Storytelling

Storytelling

25th July 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove and listen to some magical tales inspired by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his friends then transform yourself with some Victorian attire!
Storytelling

Storytelling

26th July 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove and listen to some magical tales inspired by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his friends then transform yourself with some Victorian attire!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

27th July 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

31st July 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Object in Focus

Object in Focus

31st July 2018
Each week join one of Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum's Curators as they look at one of the artefacts or paintings in more detail!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

3rd August 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Object in Focus

Object in Focus

7th August 2018
Each week join one of Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum's Curators as they look at one of the artefacts or paintings in more detail!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

7th August 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

10th August 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

14th August 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Object in Focus

Object in Focus

14th August 2018
Each week join one of Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum's Curators as they look at one of the artefacts or paintings in more detail!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

17th August 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

21st August 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Object in Focus

Object in Focus

21st August 2018
Each week join one of Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum's Curators as they look at one of the artefacts or paintings in more detail!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

24th August 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Object in Focus

Object in Focus

28th August 2018
Each week join one of Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum's Curators as they look at one of the artefacts or paintings in more detail!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

28th August 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

31st August 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

4th September 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

7th September 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

11th September 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

14th September 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

18th September 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

21st September 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

25th September 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

28th September 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

2nd October 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

5th October 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

9th October 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

12th October 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

16th October 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

19th October 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

23rd October 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

26th October 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

30th October 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

2nd November 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

6th November 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

9th November 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

13th November 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

16th November 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

20th November 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

23rd November 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

27th November 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

30th November 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

4th December 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

7th December 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

11th December 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

14th December 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

18th December 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

21st December 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

28th December 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

19th February 2019 - 5th May 2019
12 of the finest drawings by Leonardo da Vinci, lent by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection, will be on show at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
Dippy On Tour: Glasgow

Dippy On Tour: Glasgow

22nd May 2019 - 5th May 2019
Dippy, the Natural History Museum's iconic Diplodocus cast, is going on a natural history adventure across the UK, and will visit Glasgow between 22nd January - 5th May 2019!

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