Perth
Art
Gallery

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 is the new home of the Fergusson Collection, which features works by JD Fergusson and Margaret Morris. 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

A new permanent display opened on the 21st of March at Perth Art Gallery. The display celebrates the life and creative partnership of the Scottish Colourist, John Duncan Fergusson, and his partner, Margaret Morris, the pioneering dancer. This display was generously funded by the JD Fergusson Art Foundation.

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Museum Collections

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

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Upcoming Events

Latest News

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19 Heritage Organisations Become Museum Transformers

Museums Galleries Scotland is delighted that 19 heritage organisations from across Scotland, including Culture Perth & Kinross, will join them on the Museum Transformers programme.

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The Wee Soutar Festival of Words takes place this April to celebrate Scots Language and Scottish Culture

Culture Perth and Kinross have announced that the Soutar Festival of Words will return later this month to celebrate Scots language and Scottish culture.

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Perth Art Gallery unveils new home for the collection of the renowned Scottish artist JD Fergusson to celebrate 150th birthday

Culture Perth and Kinross have announced that a new permanent display will open on the 21st of March at Perth Art Gallery.

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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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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.

Parking

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.

Accessibility

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.

Facilities

Baby changing facilities are available in both male and female toilets