Art Tour: Discover the Art of Parliament

Jolomo & Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick MSP viewing one of the Jolomo paintings gifted to the Scottish Parliament

Discover selected pieces of the Scottish Parliament Art Collection.

In this one-hour guided tour you will discover a selection from the Scottish Parliament Art Collection. 

The collection on display throughout the award-winning Parliament building includes artworks from over 40 Scottish contemporary artists showcasing a variety of types of work and media – from oil paintings to sculptures, photography, textiles and installations.

This tour will appeal to visitors with an interest in art, but no prior knowledge or expertise is required to join. Recommended for visitors aged 14+.

If you would like to explore the architecture of the building and the work of the Scottish Parliament, you may prefer to join the Parliament Tour.

Tour Dates

  • Saturday, 11 March (14:00)
  • Saturday, 15 April (12:00)
  • Saturday, 13 May (12:00)
  • Saturday, 17 June (12:00)
  • Saturday, 24 June (14:00)

Advance booking is essential. To enquire about availability please telephone 0131 348 5200 or email Visitor Services.

Opening Times


Contact Visitor Services

About visiting, booking tours and tickets for parliament sessions email

0131 348 5200 or freephone 0800092 7600   

Booking Periods

March to end of May: please contact Visitor Services from the first Tuesday in December; 

June to end of August: please contact Visitor Services from the first Tuesday in March

September to end of November: please contact Visitor Services from the first Tuesday in June

December to end of February: please contact Visitor Services from the first Tuesday in September 

Art Collection & Exhibitions

Code of Conduct