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  • Must see
    Exhibition Closing Soon

    Cut and Paste | 400 Years of Collage

    Modern Two

    Until Sun 27 Oct 2019

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    £11.00

  • Must see
    Exhibition Closing Soon

    The Long Look | The Making of a Portrait

    Portrait

    Until Sun 27 Oct 2019

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Must see
    Display

    Beyond Realism | Dada and Surrealism

    Modern One

    Until Sun 25 Oct 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Course SOLD OUT

    Art for Absolute Beginners: Acrylics

    Portrait

    Thu 24 and Thu 31 Oct 2019
    10:30am - 12:30pm

    £32.00

    +1 other sessions

  • Course

    Cut and Paste: Concept and Communication

    Modern One

    Thu 24 Oct 2019

    10:30am - 4:30pm

    £50.00

  • Drop-in event

    Easel Sketching in the Gallery

    National

    Thu 24 Oct 2019

    2 - 4pm

    Free

    +5 other sessions

  • Music concert

    Live Music Now: Voice & Verse

    National

    Thu 24 Oct 2019

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

  • Special event

    Ruskin Live: the 1853 Edinburgh Lecture

    Portrait

    Thu 24 Oct 2019

    6:30 - 7:30pm

    £15.00

  • Tour

    Gallery Social: The Long Look | The Making of a Portrait (for anyone affected by dementia)

    Portrait

    Fri 25 Oct 2019

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Exhibition Coming Soon

    NOW | Katie Paterson, Darren Almond, Shona Macnaughton and Lucy Raven

    Modern One

    Sat 26 Oct 2019 - Sun 31 May 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Display Coming Soon

    Picture Hooks

    Modern One

    Sat 26 Oct 2019 - Sun 31 May 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Course SOLD OUT

    Sculpting the Head Using Clay

    National

    Sat 26 and Sun 27 Oct 2019
    10:30am - 4pm

    £110.00

    +1 other sessions

  • Tour

    Family Art Tours (Ages 6+)

    Modern One

    Sat 26 Oct 2019

    11 - 11:45am

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    NOW Opening Talk: Katie Paterson 'in conversation'

    National

    Sat 26 Oct 2019

    12 noon - 1pm

    Free

  • Tour

    National Gallery Highlights Tours - October 2019

    National

    Sat 26 Oct 2019
    2 - 2:45pm & 3 - 3:45pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Display Coming Soon

    ARTIST ROOMS: August Sander

    National Museum Wales, Cardiff

    Sat 26 Oct 2019 - Sun 1 Mar 2020

    Free

  • Special event

    Autism-Friendly Early Openings (All Ages)

    Portrait

    Sun 27 Oct 2019
    9 - 10am

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Display Closing Soon

    Rosalind Nashashibi

    Modern One

    Until Sun 27 Oct 2019

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Display Closing Soon

    Contemporary Painters

    Modern One

    Until Sun 27 Oct 2019

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    Airts o Soons an Een: Scotland's Art in Scots

    Portrait

    Tue 29 Oct 2019

    12:45 - 1:15pm

    Free

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About the National Galleries of Scotland

The National Galleries of Scotland cares for, develops, researches and displays the national collection of Scottish and international art and aims to engage, inform and inspire the broadest possible public.