Perth Art Gallery, one of the UK’s oldest collections, features works by influential modern Scottish artists, including Joan Eardley, Sir William MacTaggart, Calum Colvin, and Alison Watt. The gallery offers family activities, a shop, a coffee bar, and toilets.

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Permanent Displays

Modern Scots, showcases the works of influential modern Scottish artists and their contributions to 20th and 21st-century art.

The second display, A New Perspective in the Sculpture Court, showcases artworks from 16th to 17th century Europe.

For families with children, there’s a popular interactive and playful area, Hands on Art. Perth Art Gallery also houses a coffee bar, toilets, and an Art Gallery Shop.

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The JD Fergusson and Margaret Morris Collection

One of the most important collections of Scottish art will move to Perth Art Gallery in 2024. This will allow us to give it a complete redisplay in a larger space that is fully accessible to all members of the public.

Previously the collection was hosted at The Fergusson Gallery until October 2022.

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Museum Collections

We care for over 500,000 objects and specimens from around the world.

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Local students get creative with new display

Perth High School S4 art students have been working alongside the staff at Perth Art Gallery to create new art labels for the new permanent display, Modern Scots.

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Perth Art Gallery toilets loo-king lovely after makeover

Culture Perth and Kinross have revealed two new murals in the public toilets at Perth Art Gallery.

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Artists breathe new life into refreshed Perth Art Gallery

Culture Perth and Kinross have announced the artists commissioned to deliver two public art projects at Perth Art Gallery after a competitive tender process.

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New year, new gallery; much loved Perth institution to have a refresh

Culture Perth and Kinross have announced the current Perth Museum and Art Gallery will be transformed into Perth Art Gallery in 2023.

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Museum partnership project stitched together by local community groups

A new display at Perth Museum and Art Gallery is set to open this week, telling the story of Pullars of Perth through community voices.

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Record breaking salmon to take centre stage in a new display

Perth Museum and Art Gallery is set to launch a new display this autumn, celebrating the 100th anniversary of Miss Georgina Ballantine catching the biggest ever rod-caught salmon in Britain.

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Perth Museum & Art Gallery reveals a lost way of life in new exhibition

A new rural life exhibition opening this Autumn will explore the history of a former Perthshire village that finally disappeared 50 years ago this year.   A Lost Community: Muirton of Ardblair explores a traditional way of rural life that has all but disappeared in Scotland and features rare photographic prints from 1893.   The once thriving […]

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Perth Museum explores 100 years of local nightlife with new exhibition

Ahead of the Mod descending on Perth, the new immersive, community-focused exhibition opening this Autumn at Perth Museum and Art Gallery will ask the question, “Are you going to the dancing?” Are You Going to the Dancing?

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Are you going to the dancing? Community call out to celebrate 100 years of Perth Nightlife

Culture Perth and Kinross are creating a brand-new exhibition at Perth Museum & Art Gallery this autumn, celebrating 100 years of local nightlife.

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New art installation, Serpent of Capitalism by Walker & Bromwich, explores capitalism and its alternatives at Perth Museum

Culture Perth and Kinross are delighted to announce that Glasgow-based artists Zoe Walker and Neil Bromwich will unveil a new and thought-provoking art installation at Perth Museum and Art Gallery this summer.


Food & Drink

Did you know that you can enjoy delicious, Fairtrade, ethically sourced coffee in the foyer at Perth Art Gallery?

The Coffee Cart has various hot and cold drinks, including espresso, americano, latte, flat white, cappuccino, as well as speciality tea, available for visitors to purchase for sitting in and takeaway. The Coffee Cart also offers cold food options, including crisps, traybakes, and individually wrapped cakes.

Perth Art Gallery is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday.


There is no parking at the venue however there is a variety of pay and display, multi-storey and on street parking nearby to suit your needs.


For visitors with a disability, our facilities include steps with handrails, a ramp and a wheelchair lift into the building. Inside, most public areas are on one level with fully accessible toilets. There is also free use of a wheelchair during your visit if required. Please note there is a short flight of 5 steps to access and exit the Sculpture Court.


Baby changing facilities are available in both male and female toilets