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Portrait Gallery Thematic Tours: Robert Adam's Portraits, Family and Patrons

  • Saturday 7 September, 2-2:45pm & 3-3:45pm
FREE

About

Monthly themed tours of the Portrait Gallery's exhibitions and displays. This month Sydney Ayers, art and architectural historian (University of Edinburgh) will examine portraits of the famous architect Robert Adam, his family and his patrons. The tour will also highlight the recent acquisition of the portrait of James Adam by Antonio Zucchi.

Antonio Zucchi James Adam, 1732 - 1794. Architect and designer 1763
Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop

Gallery facilities

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.

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

Getting here

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

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

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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