The town houses above 20 world-class museums and art galleries; and it is pleased to possess Europe’s largest civic arts collection with functions Dali, Van Gogh, Degas and Monet all available to view free-of-charge in venues round the city.
At the heart of Glasgow Harbour, in the town's West End, is the iconic Riverside Museum, named European Museum of the season in 2013, this multi-award winning museum houses over 3, 000 objects that detail Glasgow’s wealthy last from its times as maritime powerhouse to a glimpse into daily Glasgow life in the early to mid twentieth Century. In addition situated in the West End is Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum which initially launched its doorways in 1901. It houses among European countries's great art choices and is between the top three free-to-enter customer tourist attractions in Scotland plus one of the very visited galleries in britain away from London.
An old seafood marketplace, The Briggait started in July 2010, as a new house for aesthetic music artists and cultural organisations. With Trongate 103, The Briggait redevelopment has generated a captivating brand-new arts one-fourth in the Merchant City. And merely a couple of blocks away, the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA), Scotland's most checked out modern memorial, displays work that highlights the passions, influences and working methods of music artists from around the entire world.
Whether it’s the Art Nouveau genius of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, or Billy Connolly’s infamous Banana Boots within People’s Palace and Winter Gardens which appeal, set aside a second to browse through what’s on offer within City of society.