Tour Adults

Portrait Gallery Tours: Contemporary Portraits

  • Saturday 4 January, 2:00-2:45pm & 3:00-3:45pm
FREE

About

Monthly themed tours of the Portrait Gallery's exhibitions and displays. This month art historian Andrew Paterson gives a personal response to selected works from this year's BP Portrait Award exhibition, posing the question: What do we want from portrait painting today?

Sarah Jane Moon, Dr Ronx, 2019, Sarah Jane Moon

Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Large print labels
  • Wheelchair access

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
  • 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.

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

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

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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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