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Play with Portraits

For children aged 5–12 years and their families

  • Monday 13–Friday 17 February, 2–4pm

Booking essential


Whose portrait will be in your gallery of the future? Could it be you? Join us at the Portrait Gallery every afternoon this February half-term for hands-on art making and play with our friendly Artist Team. We’ll be taking inspiration from The Modern Portrait exploring the past and present to create portraits fit for the future!

Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Wheelchair access

Gallery facilities

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

Getting here

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

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



Get the most from a visit to the gallery with your family - or support your art-making wherever you are!

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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