Blog: Scottish National Gallery

  • Roar of Approval: Lion Gets You Nowhere

    by Robin Baillie, Senior Outreach Officer, 15 February 2017

    Robin Baillie introduces a new exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery

    Roar of Approval: Lion Gets You Nowhere

    Lion Gets You Nowhere

  • Matthias Buchinger: The Little Man with a Big Reputation

    by Hannah Brocklehurst, 20 December 2016 1 Comments

    A closer look at a very interesting artist whose work features in our exhibition Drawing Attention

    Matthias Buchinger: The Little Man with a Big Reputation

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  • 2017 at the National Galleries of Scotland

    by Will Snow, Marketing Officer, 06 December 2016 3 Comments

    We look ahead to next year's exciting exhibition programme.

    2017 at the National Galleries of Scotland

    2017 at the National Galleries of Scotland

  • Behind 'The Monarch of the Glen'

    by Adeline Amar, Press Officer, 21 November 2016

    Following the news that we have entered into a partnership agreement with Diageo with the aim of securing ‘The Monarch of the Glen’ for permanent display in Scotland, we take you through the history – and popularity – of the painting.

    Behind 'The Monarch of the Glen'

    Monarch of the Glen (2) blog header

  • A Selection of Art-Inspired Novels

    by Will Snow, Press & Marketing Officer, 21 November 2016

    Coinciding with Scottish Book Week, and with the flying visit from the infamous Goldfinch, we draw attention to some art-inspired novels.

    A Selection of Art-Inspired Novels

    Cover of The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (detail)

  • Celebrating Scotland's Art: A Vision for the Future

    by National Galleries of Scotland, 10 November 2016

    A short video looking ahead to a bigger, brighter future for the Scottish National Gallery

    Celebrating Scotland's Art: A Vision for the Future

    Scottish National Gallery Project

  • The Hand!

    by Phil Hunt, Digital Technical Officer, 31 October 2016

    Creeping hands, terror frustratingly lurking just out of frame and a pair young lovers blissfully unaware of the horrific fate that awaits them. Horror film motifs in William Dyce's Francesca da Rimini.

    The Hand!

    Francesca da Rimini (detail), William Dyce, 1837

  • Director of the Scottish National Gallery retires after 32 years at the galleries

    30 September 2016 4 Comments

    Michael Clarke sits down for a chat on the day of his retirement.

    Director of the Scottish National Gallery retires after 32 years at the galleries

    Michael Clarke outside the Scottish National Gallery in the 1980s

  • Rory Bremner: Inspired by Impressionism

    23 September 2016

    Impressionist Rory Bremner creates a unique tour of 'Inspiring Impressionism', featuring David Attenborough, Billy Connolly, and David Cameron!

    Rory Bremner: Inspired by Impressionism

    Rory Bremner

  • The Letters of Vincent van Gogh

    by Harris Brine, Press Officer, 16 September 2016 1 Comments

    An introduction to the great artist's much-overlooked literary talents

    The Letters of Vincent van Gogh

    The Yellow House (The Street), Vincent van Gogh 1888 Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation)

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