Smith Art Gallery & Museum

Smith Art Gallery & Museum
Dumbarton Road, Stirling, FK8 2RQ
  • Telephone 01786 471917
  • Opening times Tue–Sat 10.30am–5pm; Sun 2–5pm; closed Mon.
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Smith Art Gallery & Museum

The collections of the Stirling Smith reflect the history, natural history, heritage and culture of the Stirling area.

The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum opened as the Smith Institute in 1874 with a bequest from artist and collector Thomas Stuart Smith (c1815–1869). It is a focus for the history and material culture of the Stirling area, and is managed by a board of Trustees. It is funded by Stirling Council with help from the business community and the 700- strong Friends of the Smith.

Scottish history collections, fine art and archaeology are used in the main display called ‘The Stirling Story’ which explores the history of the town over the past Millennium.

A changing programme of temporary exhibitions on a range of subjects and media, together with lunchtime talks and other events contribute to make the Smith a lively and welcoming visitor attraction.

Other facilities include a café, shop, lecture and conference room, and a biodiversity garden. Free admission, car park and access for wheelchair users.

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Woven Identities: Tartan meets Koru

As part of Scotland’s Year of Stories, Stirling Smith Art Gallery & Museum is pleased to host an art exhibition that tells the story of shared heritage through tartan. ‘Woven Identities’ by Aotearoa New Zealand artist Mitchell Manuel explores ‘whakapapa’ (genealogical) and cultural connections between Māori and…

Fri 7 Oct

Free / 01786 471917

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 8 Oct

Free / 01786 471917

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 9 Oct

Free / 01786 471917

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 15 more dates until 30 Oct