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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  • Provides: Free wi-fi

Event times

There are 7 events at this location

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Christopher Brookmyre: Tartan Noir

Talk from crime writer Christopher Brookmyre.

Mon 19 Dec

£5–£7 / 01786 471917

Dr Scott Hames: Literary Devolution? Recent Scottish Writing and Politic

A talk on Scottish writing and politics with Dr Scott Hames, who chairs the Stirling Centre for Scottish Studies

Hugh MacDonald: This Sporting Life

Hear from sports journalist and author Hugh MacDonald.

Mon 17 Apr 2017

£5–£7 / 01786 471917

Landscape and Nature in Breadalbane

Images of nature by photographer David Paterson.

Sun 11 Dec

Tue 13 Dec

Wed 14 Dec

…and 46 more dates until 5 Feb 2017

Mince pies, Mulled wine and Madrigals

Christmas songs and poetry from Callander Ladies Chorale and more.

Pamela McMahon: Mood, Light and Colour

Paintings by Stirlingshire artist.

Sun 11 Dec

Tue 13 Dec

Wed 14 Dec

…and 40 more dates until 29 Jan 2017

Professor Alec Spencer: Penguin Books – How They Were Hatched

Alec Spencer talks about the literary giant that is Penguin Books.

Mon 20 Feb 2017

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