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A Beginner's Guide to… Representing Suffering

In order to help protect the health of our staff and visitors during this difficult time, we have closed all of our Galleries.

  • Saturday 13 June, 2-2.45pm
FREE

CANCELLED

About

Artist Katharine Aarrestad will lead a discussion looking at John Bellany, Pablo Picasso, Jenny Saville and Craigie Aitchison on human suffering, war faith and monumentality- the power of the image.

Pablo Picasso La Femme qui pleure [Weeping Woman] 1937 © Succession Picasso/DACS, London 2018.
Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop

Gallery facilities

The Changing Places toilet is located in the rear car park of Modern One with accessible parking spaces located nearby. The unit is open 9am-5pm, every day, a key is not required.

A full accessibility guide is available at www.accessibilityguides.org for Modern One and Modern Two.

  • Information desk
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accessible toilets
  • Changing places toilet
  • Wheelchairs available
  • Public toilets
  • On-site parking (£2)
  • Disabled parking
  • Lockers (£1/£2)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Seating throughout
  • Bike rack

Getting here

The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is located 15 minutes’ walk from Princes Street. It includes two buildings, Modern One and Modern Two, set in a beautiful sculpture park.

In addition to the transport options below there are bike racks at each site and Just Eat Cycle Hire stations nearby.

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75 Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3DR

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