Special event Adults, Communities & access

In the Mind's Eye: Portrait Gallery Library

  • Tuesday 30 April, 12.45-1.15pm
FREE

Drop-in, no need to book

About

Enjoy a free, relaxing descriptive tour of the busts and faces on display in the Portrait Gallery Library. This informal session will take a mindful, closer look at artworks and will invite visitors to take their time, to contemplate and to notice. As the talk incorporates detailed description, it is suitable for both sighted and visually impaired visitors. Turn up, tune in and chill out.

Glenys Barton Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws, born 1950. Lawyer and Politician 1997 © GLENYS BARTON, COURTESY OF FLOWERS EAST, LONDON
Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Large print labels
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop
  • Audio described

Gallery facilities

In order to protect our vulnerable works of art from any kind of accidental damage we kindly ask all visitors to either carry their rucksack/backpack by hand or place it in a locker.

  • Information desk
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchairs available
  • Public toilets
  • Lockers (£1/£2)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Buggy park
  • Seating throughout
  • Bike rack

Getting here

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

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

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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