Lecture or talk Adults

NOW: Beginner’s Guide to… Theatricality in Contemporary Art

  • Saturday 12 January, 2-2.45pm


Artist Kate Temple will lead an introductory discussion looking at the influence and impact of theatre and theatricality on contemporary visual art. The discussion will focus on featured NOW artists Henry Coombes and Betye Saar.

Henry Coombes The Bedfords 2009 The Artist. Written & directed by Henry Coombes, Produced by Ciara Barry, A Brocken Spectre production
Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop

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
  • On-site parking (£2)
  • Disabled parking
  • Lockers (£1/£2)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Seating throughout
  • Bike rack

Getting here

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.

75 Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3DR

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