Lecture or talk Adults

New Acquisition: Tableau Vivant by Dorothea Tanning (1954)

  • Tuesday 25 February, 12:45-1:30pm


Dr Catriona McAra, University Curator at Leeds Arts University, explores National Galleries of Scotland's recent purchase of Dorothea Tanning's 1954 Tableau Vivant. It was purchased with help from the Henry and Sula Walton Fund and Art Fund 2019.

Dorothea Tanning Tableau vivant 1954 © Dorothea Tanning Collection and Archive, New York and DACS, London 2019
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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 www.accessibilityguides.org 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

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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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