Audio Guide at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Audio guide features

 

  • Expert commentaries on artwork highlights from the Portrait Gallery.
  • Audio and images providing in-depth information.
  • Self-guided tours for exploring the Gallery, from The Modern Portrait to The Great Hall 

Price: £5

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What’s on the guide?

Our audio guide at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery features two playlists that will guide you through the gallery. Visitors can choose to listen to one of the playlists or move between the two to support their visit.

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What Can a Portrait Be? 

On this playlist you’ll hear from artists, writers, curators, and commentators.  They’ll offer unique insights into the different forms that portraits can take and the functions they can and have performed through history. 

With contributions from:

Ken Currie, Robert Steele, Jackie Kay, Angela Palmer, Val McDermid, Alison Watt, Moyna Flannigan, Kate Anderson, Lucinda Lax, Jacqueline Riding, Thomas Joshua Cooper, Anne Lyden, Sara Sheridan, Imogen Gibbon, Horse McDonald and Roxana Halls.

We are Here

The portraits featured on this playlist celebrate Scotland’s changing faces. On this playlist you’ll hear from a variety of artists, authors, academics, curators and commentators who’ll tell you remarkable stories about figures from Scotland’s past and the individuals who are shaping its present and future.

With contributions from:

Mona Siddiqui, Anne Lyden, Jenna Gearing, Robin Baillie, Liz Louis, David Thomson, Kate Anderson, Lucinda Lax, Sara Sheridan, Thomas Joshua Cooper and Jackie Kay

Scottish National Portrait Gallery Audio Guide

Scottish National Portrait Gallery Audio Guide

Hire an audio guide device when you book your tickets to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery online.