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  • Must see
    Exhibition

    BP Portrait Award 2019

    Portrait

    Until Sun 22 Mar 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Must see
    Exhibition

    Scotland¡¯s Photograph Album | The MacKinnon Collection

    Portrait

    Until Mon 13 Apr 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Must see
    Exhibition

    Paula Rego | Obedience and Defiance

    Modern Two

    Until Sun 19 Apr 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    ?10.50

  • Must see
    Exhibition

    NOW | Katie Paterson, Darren Almond, Shona Macnaughton, Lucy Raven

    Modern One

    Until Sun 31 May 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Must see
    Display

    Beyond Realism | Dada and Surrealism

    Modern One

    Until Sun 25 Oct 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk SOLD OUT

    Hans Holbein the Younger

    National

    Tue 18 Feb 2020

    6:30 - 8:30pm

    ?14.00

  • Tour

    Visually Impaired Tour and Workshop: NOW

    Modern One

    Wed 19 Feb 2020

    10:15am - 3:30pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    Art History Course with Dr Patricia Andrew - Sailing South: through seas and centuries to Spain and Portugal

    Royal Society of Edinburgh, George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ

    Wednesdays from 12 Feb 2020
    10.30am - 12noon

    ?48.00

  • Drop-in event

    Once-a-Month Shared Reading and Creative Writing

    Portrait

    Every third Wednesday of the month
    10:30am - 12:30pm

    Free

  • Display Closing Soon

    Figurative Art in Scotland and England 1918-1945

    Modern One

    Until Thu 20 Feb 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Easel Sketching in the Gallery

    National

    Thu 20 Feb 2020

    2 - 4pm

    Free

  • Music concert

    The Chalmers Ensemble

    National

    Thu 20 Feb 2020

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Easel Sketching in the Gallery

    National

    Fri 21 Feb 2020

    2 - 4pm

    Free

  • Special event

    Winter Sensory Storytelling (All Ages)

    Modern One

    Sat 22 Feb 2020
    2pm & 3pm

    Free

  • Display Coming Soon

    ARTIST ROOMS: Richard Long | Being in the Moment

    Thelma Hulbert Gallery

    Sat 22 Feb 2020 - Sat 23 May 2020

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Special event

    Friends Art Quiz

    Portrait

    Mon 24 Feb 2020

    7 - 10pm

    ?14.00

  • Lecture or talk

    New Acquisition: Tableau Vivant by Dorothea Tanning (1954)

    Modern One

    Tue 25 Feb 2020

    12:45 - 1:30pm

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    Audacious Women: How Wilhelmina Barns-Graham and Paula Rego Triumphed in the British Art World

    Morningside Library, 178-182 Morningside Rd, Edinburgh EH10 4PU

    Wed 26 Feb 2020

    6:30 - 7:30pm

    Free

  • Display Closing Soon

    Beyond Paint | Gesture and Materiality in Post-War European Art

    Modern One

    Until Thu 27 Feb 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Tour SOLD OUT

    Gallery Social: BP Portrait Award 2019

    Portrait

    Fri 28 Feb 2020

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

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Guided tours and workshops

Guided tours and workshops

We look forward to welcoming all types of groups to the galleries! We have a fantastic range of guided tours, workshops and learning activities to enhance your experience of the collection and exhibitions.

Friends go free

Friends go free

Friends of the Galleries get free unlimited entry to all exhibitions, and enjoy a wide range of exclusive benefits including early exhibition access, special events and 10% discount in our cafes.

Past exhibitions

Past exhibitions

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About the National Galleries of Scotland

About the National Galleries of Scotland

The National Galleries of Scotland cares for, develops, researches and displays the national collection of Scottish and international art and aims to engage, inform and inspire the broadest possible public.