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Bridget Riley: Nocturne Exhibition Tours

Scottish National Gallery Royal Scottish Academy
  • Thursday 19 September, 5:30-6pm

Exhibition ticket required


Early evening tours of the Bridget Riley exhibition focusing on key themes. Exhibition ticket required.

  • Thursday 25 July: Riley’s Colour Paintings. Led by artist, Katharine Aarrestad.
  • Thursday 1 August: Writing the Body. Led by choreographer and artist, Janice Parker.
  • Thursday 8 August: Surface. Led by ceramicist, Frances Priest.
  • Thursday 15 August: Abstraction. Led by artist Kate Temple (please note change to advertised speaker).
  • Thursday 22 August: Sensation: the bodily experience of looking at Bridget Riley’s paintings. Led by Curatorial Assistant, Leila Riszko.
  • Thursday 29 August: The early work of Bridget Riley. Led by Chief Curator, Lucy Askew.
  • Thursday 19 September: Composing with Colour: Riley’s Paintings of the 1980s and 90s. Led by art historian, Andrew Paterson.
Bridget Riley Over 1966 © Bridget Riley, 2018
Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Wheelchair access

Gallery facilities

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.

Find out more about disabled access at the Scottish National Gallery

  • Information desk
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchairs available
  • Public toilets
  • Lockers (£1/£2)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Seating throughout
  • Bike rack

Getting here

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

  • Open daily, 10am-5pm. Thursdays until 7pm
The Mound, Edinburgh, EH2 2EL

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