Commercial Services

The National Galleries of Scotland has a great breadth of expertise, services and products on offer, from venue hire to corporate gifts. All profits from the engagement of services, will return to support the work of the Galleries to conserve and make accessible, the nation's most treasured collection of over 100,000 artworks.

Venue hire

We offer a variety of remarkable spaces across the National Galleries of Scotland for exclusive hire. Working with our professional events team and partners, you can add bespoke experiences including curator’s talks, behind-the-scenes tours and theming around art exhibitions. Your guests will participate in a unique event of the highest of standards, leaving a lasting impression long after the event.

Spaces at the National Galleries of Scotland can accommodate receptions, dinners, business meetings, conferences, lectures and private parties. The venues can also be used as photography and film locations.

Find out more about venue hire

Product wholesale

Our exclusive National Galleries of Scotland products are available for wholesale, if you are looking for something unique to sell in your own gift shop or to accompany your own exhibition. A selection of our own brand and licensed products can be purchased, including postcards, stationery, art prints, glass paperweights and scarves.

Our calendars, diaries and planners are exceptionally popular and feature images of artworks from the collection of Scottish landscapes, seascapes or still lifes.

Contact us about product wholesale

Book trade sales

Our award-winning publishing house at National Galleries of Scotland publishes exceptional books that provide access to the National Collection and accompany exhibitions. We also publish a number of titles on different aspects of art, art practice and art history, furthering the Galleries' programme of scholarly research.

For book trade sales please contact our trade distributor:

ACC Publishing Group, Sandy Lane, Old Martlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 4SD, UK Telephone +44 (0)1394 389950  Email ​[email protected]



Find out more about publishing

Copyright and image licensing

The National Galleries of Scotland's invite image licensing enquiries and can negotiate contracts for commercial licenses for an upfront fee or on a royalty basis. The Galleries are home to one of the best collections of fine art in the world. Dating from the early Renaissance to the present day, the collection boasts works by key artists in history, as well as portraits of great Scots and the world’s most comprehensive collection of Scottish art.

Our experts in the field will provide helpful advice when you are seeking a licence to use copyrighted material from the Galleries, or by artists represented in the collection for either non-commercial or commercial use.

Find out more about copyright and image licensing

Corporate Gifts

National Galleries of Scotland have an exclusive selection of art inspired and Scottish gift ideas for your corporate clients or colleagues. Our shop teams can help you to select a unique and appropriate gift that will complement your own company values and suit the occasion. Your purchase will also support the Galleries work.

High-quality silk scarves, custom prints, stationery and collectables related to the nation’s collection are available. Our team can discuss your requirements and prices for larger orders.

Contact us about corporate gifts


Commercial Services

+44 (0)131 624 6494

[email protected]


100% of all profits support the National Galleries of Scotland