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Gallery Social (dementia-friendly) | Portraits and Fashion

Live in-gallery

  • Friday 28 October, 10.30am-12noon
FREE

Booking essential

About

In this session we will explore the importance of fashion in portraiture. We will take a closer look at some fascinating outfits and learn about the history of fashion in Scotland. 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].

Adrian Vanson Lady Agnes Douglas, Countess of Argyll, about 1574 - 1607. Wife of the 7th Earl of Argyll 1599
Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop
  • 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) | Portraits and Fashion

Live in-gallery
Booking essential
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