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Visually Impaired Tour and Workshop: The Modern Portrait

Scottish National Portrait Gallery Meet at main entrance
  • Wednesday 20 May, 10:15am-3:30pm
FREE

Book a free place below or contact the Information Desk (telephone: 0131 624 6560 or email: [email protected]

About

A free descriptive tour, followed by a practical workshop for visually impaired visitors.

John Byrne John Patrick Byrne, b. 1940. Artist, dramatist and stage designer (Self-portrait in a Flowered Jacket) 1971 -73 © John Byrne. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2018.
Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Large print labels
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop
  • Audio described

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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Tour Communities & access

Visually Impaired Tour and Workshop: The Modern Portrait

Book a free place below or contact the Information Desk (telephone: 0131 624 6560 or email: [email protected]
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