Lecture or talk Adults

Books in Focus: William Blake

  • Thursday 4 July; repeated Saturday 6 July, 2:30-3:30pm
FREE
About

Our series of ‘Books in Focus’ sessions focuses on artists’ books and archive material held in the special collections of the National Galleries of Scotland. This session will look at the extraordinary work of the printmaker, painter and poet William Blake (1757-1827), including his illustrations to Edward Young’s poem Night Thoughts, the engraved Illustrations to the Book of Job and the magnificent watercolour Job Confessing his Presumption to God who Answers from the Whirlwind.

Limited places available.

William Blake The Lord Answering Job from the Whirlwind Unknown
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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.

  • Information desk
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop
  • 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.

75 Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3DR

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