- Friday 29 July, 5.30-7pm (in 15-minute intervals, closing at 8pm)
This event is for our Friends
The remarkable story of how Scotland became home to one of the world’s greatest collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art will be explored in our big summer exhibition.
This exhibition will share fascinating stories about how visionary Scottish collectors invested in what were then innovative and radical artworks, and reveals how they found their way into Scotland’s national collection.
World famous paintings by a stellar cast including Van Gogh, Degas, and Gauguin will feature throughout, offering visitors a rare chance to delve into this little-known aspect of Scotland’s cultural history. Other highlights will include seven works by Claude Monet from across his career and, for the first time, the full set of Matisse’s vibrant Jazz prints.
This event is free, however booking your entry slot is essential. Tickets are limited to one per membership for Solo and Student Friends, two per membership for Duo and Philanthropic Friends.
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.
The Scottish National Gallery can be found just off Princes Street in the city centre.
Friends Preview: A Taste for Impressionism | Modern French Art from Millet to Matisse
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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