Drop-in and meet the Edinburgh Embroiderers Guild who will be working on pieces inspired by works of art. You can watch them, ask questions or bring along your own pieces and enjoy stitching with like-minded people and gain insights into this particular artform examples from the Jacobean period can then be seen in the exhibition that opens on the same day, Bright Star: The Art and Life of King James VI & I.
A full accessibility guide is available at www.accessibilityguides.org.
We provide a sensory map of the building to help visitors identify areas with changes in light, smells and noise. It locates seating areas and less crowded, quieter spaces. Printed copies are available from the front desk at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.
Located in the city centre on Queen Street, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery is easy to access.
In addition to the transport options below there are bike racks at each site and Just Eat Cycle Hire stations nearby.
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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