Joan Eardley | A Sense of Place

Bringing together Eardley's candid paintings of Glasgow children, wild coastal landscapes and a remarkable archive of previously unseen sketches and photographs.


Call & Response: Women in Surrealism

Camilla Nordgren and Sarah Petersen introduce an ongoing project with Glasgow Women's Library.


Landseer’s Monarch of the Glen

Safeguarding an iconic painting for future generations


Karla Black | Materials

Artist Karla Black discusses her relationship with the materials she uses.

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The Goldfinch

A flying visit from an iconic masterpiece


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Taking you behind the scenes at the National Galleries of Scotland


  • Call & Response: Women in Surrealism

    An introduction to an ongoing project with Glasgow Women's Library.

  • Artists Who Do Books

    In honour of Scottish Book Week, Gillian Achurch chooses some artworks that feature the printed page.

  • Behind 'The Monarch of the Glen'

    Following the news that we have entered into a partnership agreement with Diageo with the aim of securing ‘The Monarch of the Glen’ for permanent display in Scotland, we take you through the history – and popularity – of the painting.


Celebrating Scotland's Art

See our exciting plans to transform the Scottish National Gallery