Exhibition Ended

Artists at Work

From Sat 12 May 2018 - Wed 19 Sep 2018

This exhibition has now ended!


The National Galleries of Scotland exists to display and care for Scotland’s national collection of fine art. Unsurprisingly, the people who make the organisation what it is, the staff and volunteers, are driven by a keen passion for visual arts, and many of them are artists themselves.

Artists at Work is an exhibition of works by members of staff from across the entire organisation. It is a varied and inspiring selection created by, amongst others, gallery attendants, conservators, retail team members and volunteers.

Click on the highlights below to learn more about some of the works featured, and to find out how some Galleries’ staff take inspiration from the national collection for their own artistic practice.

Image: Portrait of Matt by Michael Youds

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