Private View Events

Calum Colvin: Jacobites By Name

Friday 27 November 2015 14.00-15.00 (followed by refreshments)
Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Join artist Calum Colvin and curators Kate Anderson & Julie Lawson for a guided tour of 2 new temporary Jacobite displays:

  • Calum Colvin: Jacobites By Name, 14 November 2015–27 Mar 2016. An intervention in the Jacobite display by one of Scotland’s leading visual artists.
  • Rise and Fall: The Earl of Mar and the 1715 Jacobite Rising, 14 November 2015–27 March 2016. Marking the 300-year anniversary of the 1715 Jacobite Rising, this exhibition focusses on John Erskine, 6th Earl of Mar, an ambitious and pragmatic man, who initiated and subsequently ended the Rising.

British Art Show 8

Wednesday 2 March 2016 (17.15-19.00), led by a curator
Saturday 5 March 2016 (11.00-13.00), led by an artist


These events offer teachers insight into the permanent art collection to help prepare for group visits and to support your work back in the classroom. Tea, coffee and cake provided.

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