Admission to most of our venues and exhibitions is free and we are very grateful for all donations large and small as they help us to preserve and enhance our collections and the historical buildings they are displayed in.

We are also very grateful for the tremendous support we receive from our Friends Group, the Friends of Museums & Galleries Edinburgh.

Friends of the City Art Centre and Museums

The Friends of the City Art Centre and Museums is a fantastic organisation which is constantly evolving in its support and work with and for Museums & Galleries Edinburgh. You can Join the Friends and enjoy a varied programme of special events.

The Friends assist in raising money towards the purchase of works of art and artefacts, conservation,  digitisation equipment and resources for children's activities. For an annual subscription of £16 (£24 for a couple) you can enjoy the exciting programme of talks, outings, previews, coffee mornings and other activities.

Download the application form below and return the completed form and cheque to:

The Membership Secretary
Friends of Museums & Galleries Edinburgh
City Art Centre
2 Market Street
Edinburgh EH1 1DE 

Forms can be requested from the same address.

Volunteer Party


Volunteering with Museums & Galleries Edinburgh is a great way to gain new skills and experiences, learn about museum work, make new friends and provide a valuable contribution to our service. 

More info
Outreach ladies


Would you like Museums & Galleries Edinburgh to come to you?

More info