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  • Must see
    Exhibition

    Do Ho Suh | Tracing Time

    Modern One

    Until Sun 1 Sep 2024

    Open daily, 10am–5pm

    Admission free

  • Must see
    Exhibition

    Before and After Coal | Images and Voices from Scotland’s Mining Communities

    Portrait

    Until Sun 15 Sep 2024

    Open daily, 10am–5pm

  • Must see
    Exhibition

    Conversations with the Collection

    Modern One

    Open daily, 10am–5pm

    Admission free

  • Lecture or talk SOLD OUT

    Woohoo! Let’s celebrate the new Scottish galleries at the National (in person)

    National

    Tue 23 Apr 2024

    12:45 - 1:30pm

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Lecture or talk

    Woohoo! Let’s celebrate the new Scottish galleries at the National (online)

    Online via YouTube

    Tue 23 Apr 2024

    12:45 - 1:30pm

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Course or workshop

    Relaxed afternoons for adults (autism and learning disability friendly)

    Portrait

    Tue 23 Apr 2024

    2 - 3pm

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Tour

    Mertoun House Tours 2024

    Mertoun House, near Melrose

    Mon Apr 15 - Fri May 17 2024
    9am - 1:45pm

    £20 - £15

    +17 other sessions

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    Archaeology, Art, Religion and Diamonds

    National

    Wed 24 Apr 2024

    6 - 8pm

    £14, Friends and guests

    Booking essential

  • Drop-in event

    Family Fridays

    National

    Every Fri during term time
    10am - 12noon (ages 0–3) & 2 - 4pm (ages 4+)

    Free

    Free, drop-in

  • Course or workshop SOLD OUT

    Gallery Social (dementia-friendly) | Before and After Coal

    Portrait

    Fri 26 Apr 2024

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Tour

    British Sign Language (BSL) tour | Before and After Coal

    Portrait

    Sat 27 Apr 2024

    11am - 12 noon

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Special event SOLD OUT

    Your Art World | Portrait

    Portrait

    Sat 27 Apr 2024

    11am - 12:30pm

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    Rogues and Scholars | The Rise of the London Art Market

    National

    Tue 30 Apr 2024

    6 - 8pm

    £14, Friends and guests

    Booking essential

  • Tour

    Teachers' private view: Do Ho Suh | Tracing Time

    Modern One

    Thu 2 May 2024

    5:30 - 7pm

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Music concert

    Live Music Now | The Stone Combo

    National

    Thu 2 May 2024

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Exhibition Closing Soon

    ARTIST ROOMS | Vija Celmins

    Hatton Gallery, Kings Road, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8QB

    Until Sat 4 May 2024

  • Tour

    BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby/Bump)

    Portrait

    Mon 6 May 2024
    10:15, 11 and 11:30am

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    In Focus | Craft & Cubism (in person)

    National

    Tue 7 May 2024

    12:45 - 1:30pm

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Lecture or talk

    In Focus | Craft & Cubism (online)

    Online via YouTube

    Tue 7 May 2024

    12:45 - 1:30pm

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Course or workshop SOLD OUT

    The Drawing Room | Do Ho Suh's Tracing Time

    Modern One

    Wed 8 May 2024

    5:30 - 6:45pm

    Free

    Booking essential

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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.