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The Modern Portrait

Until Sun 27 Oct 2019

Open daily, 10am-5pm

Admission Free

About

This display collates some of the highlights from Portrait Gallery’s outstanding twentieth and twenty-first century collection.

This rich survey of paintings, sculpture and works in other media features figures from science, politics, the arts, business and sport - it is a cross section of well known Scottish faces from James MacMillan, Alan Cumming and Tilda Swinton to Jackie Kay, Andy Murray and Naomi Mitchison.

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Display accessibility

  • Large print labels
  • Wheelchair access

Location

Gallery facilities

Accessibility & facilities

  • 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

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Amplified Tour: Modern Portrait

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Sun 21 Apr 2019

11am - 12 noon

Free

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Gallery Social: The Modern Portrait (for anyone affected by dementia)

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Fri 26 Apr 2019

10:30am - 12 noon

Free

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