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The Argyll Collection


Information for Teachers

The Argyll Collection is currently exhibited in 9 secondary schools, and 10 primary schools in Argyll and Bute. Each high school has a collection of 4 static artworks, which are sited permanently in the school, and 6 rotating artworks, which are rotated every 2 years.

If you are interested in exhibiting artworks from the collection in your school, please contact us to discuss.

Rosalyn McKenna (Project Manager)

Kirsty MacNab (Research Manager)

Resources for Primary and Secondary Schools

We are in the process of digitising resources for artworks in the collection. Please contact us for more information.

Modern African Art Resources

As part of our Modern African Art collaborative research project with the University of St Andrews, we have developed a Modern African Art Resource pack, as well as learning resources for individual artworks.

The learning resources are available at

Other resources

Painting the everyday: Sam Ntiro’s paintings of life in Tanzania

Painting mood and atmosphere: Louis Mbughuni

The Argyll Collection (


The Argyll Collection Catalogue 5.38 MB 5 downloads

Caring for the collection

Framing a Masterpiece by Jan Fraser 459.13 KB 1 downloads