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Director’s Tour of Turner in January

  • Tuesday 14 January 2020, 6.30pm or 7pm
£ 14.00

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Banish the January blues with a viewing of the iconic images of Joseph Mallord William Turner. In 1901 the art collector Henry Vaughan bequeathed 38 watercolours to the Scottish National Gallery on condition that the work be exhibited to the public every year, but only in the month of January, thus enabling the preservation of the spectacular colour and vibrancy. Christopher Baker, Director of European and Scottish Art and Portraiture, will lead two tours of this year’s special display and give his expert insight into these ever popular works.

  • Group One (6.30pm): Tour of the exhibition 6.30-7.15pm, followed by a glass of wine
  • Group Two (7pm): Glass of wine on arrival, tour of the exhibition at 7.15pm
Joseph Mallord William Turner Bell Rock Lighthouse 1819
Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Large print labels
  • 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
  • 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.

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

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

Our Friends

Our Friends

Friends of the Galleries get free unlimited entry to all exhibitions, and enjoy a wide range of exclusive benefits including early exhibition access, special events and 10% discount in our cafes.

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