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Paula Rego Themed Tour: Puppets as Props

In order to help protect the health of our staff and visitors during this difficult time, we have closed all of our Galleries.

  • Saturday 18 April, 2-2.45pm
FREE

CANCELLED

About

Curator Leila Riszko will look at Rego’s use of lay figures and puppets as props in relationship to role-play, costume, studio tableaux in her work. This talk will consider how Rego responds to two key literary sources Jean Genet’s The Maids and Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman.

Paula Rego, The Pillowman, 2004, (right-hand panel), Ostrich Arts Limited, © Paula Rego, Courtesy Marlborough Fine Art

Gallery facilities

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

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.

In addition to the transport options below there are bike racks at each site and Just Eat Cycle Hire stations nearby.

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75 Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3DR

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