Course or workshop Communities & access

Gallery Social (dementia-friendly) | Exploring the library

  • Friday 27 January, 10.30–12noon 
FREE

Booking essential

About

Join us for a sociable session exploring the art and architecture of the stunning Portrait Gallery Library. This session will be a relaxed and informal guided tour with refreshments for anyone affected by dementia and their relatives, friends and supporters. Led by our team of friendly artists, it’s a chance to socialise, talk about artworks and enjoy art activities together.

Places are free, but limited so please book online. For more information or assistance please contact us on 0131 624 6410 or [email protected].

A photograph of the library at the Portrait Gallery. It shows the wood panelled walls lined with book cases. In the foreground are some sculpted busts while two visitors look at the artworks in some display cases.
Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Wheelchair access
  • Dementia-Friendly
Accessibility

Gallery facilities

  • Information desk
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair access
  • Wheelchairs available
  • Lockers (£1/£2)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Buggy park
  • Seating throughout
  • Bike rack
  • Accessible toilets for gallery visitors
  • Toilets for gallery visitors
Getting here

Getting here

Located in the city centre on Queen Street, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery is easy to access.

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  • Open daily, 10am-5pm
1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JD

Course or workshop Communities & access

Gallery Social (dementia-friendly) | Exploring the library

Booking essential
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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