Scottish National Gallery Hawthornden Lecture Theatre
  • Wednesday 13 July, 6-8pm

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Leila Riszko, Curatorial Assistant at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art will give you a guided tour, through pictures, of Barbara Hepworth | Art & Life. Leila will discuss this major retrospective, spanning the artist’s entire career and charting the development of her practice, her engagement with political and societal change, and the events in her personal life which shaped her work. It features more than 120 works, lent from public and private collections, including renowned sculptures as well as rarely seen drawings and paintings.

Barbara Hepworth, Totem 1960 - 62, Wakefield Permanent Art Collection © Bowness. Photo: Jerry Hardman-Jones

Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop

Gallery facilities

Detailed information on accessibility at the National Galleries of Scotland

We are currently working on improving our galleries. During this time some rooms will be closed and some facilities will be temporarily removed. There will be limited disabled access to some areas.

  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair access
  • Wheelchairs available
  • Lockers (£1/£2)
  • Seating throughout
  • Bike rack
  • Accessible toilets for gallery visitors
  • Baby change for gallery visitors
  • Toilets for gallery visitors
Getting here

Getting here

The Scottish National Gallery can be found just off Princes Street in the city centre.

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  • Open daily, 10am-5pm
The Mound, Edinburgh, EH2 2EL

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