Artworks on Public Display

A number of the art works are located in the public areas of the Parliament and can be viewed during Opening Hours

  • Graham Stewart, Honours of Scotland, 2004
    Honours of Scotland

    Main Hall

    Graham Stewart

    Presented to the Scottish Parliament by Her Majesty The Queen at the opening of the new Parliament building on 9 October 2004.

  • Romilly Squire, Coat of Arms
    Coat of Arms

    Main Hall

    Designed by Romilly Squire

    Carved by M W Stephens, Heraldic Woodcarvers

    Gift from the Heraldry Society of Scotland

  • Alison Kinnaird, MBE, Psalmsong, 2003
    Psalmsong

    Main Hall

    Alison Kinnaird

  • Ian Hamilton Finlay, COble, 1996 (with Peter Grant)
    Coble

    Public Stair to Debating Chamber

    Ian Hamilton Finlay (with Peter Grant)

  • Will Maclean, Voyage of the Anchorites
    Voyage of the Anchorites

    Committee Room Circulation Area (Ground Floor)

    Will Maclean

  • Thomas Joshua Cooper, The Swelling of the Sea Furthest West
    The Swelling of the Sea Furthest West

    Committee Room Circulation Area (Ground Floor)

    Thomas Joshua Cooper

    The Swelling of the Sea Furthest West - The Atlantic Ocean Point Ardnamurchan, Scotland, 1990, the Western-most Point of mainland Great Britain

  • Thomas Joshua Cooper, North-most - The Atlantic Ocean Strathy Point, Sutherland, Scotland
    North-most - The Atlantic Ocean Strathy Point, Sutherland, Scotland

    Committee Room Circulation Area (Ground Floor)

    Thomas Joshua Cooper

    North-most - The Atlantic Ocean Strathy Point, Sutherland, Scotland, 1991-2001, Near the North-most Point of Mainland Great Britain

  • The Boyle Family, Study of Rippled Sand and Black Rocks, Hebrides, 1986
    Study of Rippled Sand and Black Rocks, Hebrides, 1986

    Committee Room Circulation Area (Ground Floor)

    Boyle Family

  • Robert Burns Match Heads
    Robert Burns Match Heads

    Public Stair to Debating Chamber

    David Mach

    On loan

  • Edwin Morgan, Open the doors!
    Poem Dedicated to the Scottish Parliament

    Public Circulation Area and Committe Room Circulation Area (Ground Floor)

    Edwin Morgan

    Calligraphy by David Lang

    Read Edwin Morgan's poem

  • Shauna McMullan, Travelling the Distance
    Travelling the Distance

    Public Circulation Area and Committee Room Circulation Area (Ground Floor). For a full list of contributors click here (50KB pdf).

    Shauna McMullan