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Gallery Social: Artist in Focus - Katharine Aarrestad (for anyone affected by dementia)

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Modern One | Meet at main entrance
  • Friday 22 May, 10:30am-12:00pm

This event is for individuals visiting with carers, friends or family members; it is free, no need to book. For care homes wishing to book a group visit, please email [email protected]


A relaxed and informal guided tour with refreshments for anyone affected by dementia and their relatives, friends and supporters. Your guides will be carrying copies of the SOCIAL booklet so they can be easily identified at the meeting point.

Katharine Aarrestad, for there are no more lands to conquer. Photography © John St Clair. Collection: University of Aberdeen


Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Large print labels
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop
  • Dementia-Friendly

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 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.

75 Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3DR



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