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  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    Bridget Riley

    National

    Wed 31 Jul 2019
    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £14.00

  • Lecture or talk

    Books in Focus: The Evergreen - A Northern Seasonal

    Modern Two

    Thu 1 Aug 2019

    2:30 - 3:30pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Tour

    Portrait Gallery Thematic Tours: ARTIST ROOMS Self Evidence | Woodman, Arbus and Mapplethorpe

    Portrait

    Sat 3 Aug 2019
    2 - 2:45pm & 3 - 3:45pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Lecture or talk

    Cut and Paste: Curator Talk

    National

    Tue 6 Aug 2019

    6 - 7pm

    Free

  • Music concert

    Live Music Now: MK Duo

    National

    Thu 8 Aug 2019

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

  • Tour

    NOW: Beginners Guide to... Transformation

    Modern One

    Sat 10 Aug 2019

    2 - 2:45pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Kids: Cut it Out! Closing Family Day (All Ages)

    Modern One

    Sun 11 Aug 2019

    12 noon - 4pm

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    Leonora Carrington: Life and Legend

    Modern One

    Tue 13 Aug 2019

    12:45 - 1:30pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Once-A-Month Stitching in the Gallery

    National

    Wed 14 Aug 2019

    10:30am - 3:30pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Music concert

    Rosie Nimmo and Stuart Allardyce

    National

    Thu 15 Aug 2019

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

  • Course

    Life Drawing

    National

    Sat 17 Aug 2019
    10am, 1pm and 4pm

    £16.00

    +2 other sessions

  • Lecture or talk

    Christopher Baker at EIBF: Portrait of Turner's Legacy

    Edinburgh International Book Festival

    Sat 17 Aug 2019

    10:30 - 11:30am

    £12.00

  • Tour

    Amplified Tour: NOW

    Modern One

    Sun 18 Aug 2019

    11am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Special event

    Play: Nancy's Philosopher

    Portrait

    Mon 19 Aug 2019

    6:30 - 7:30pm

    £10.00

    +2 other sessions

  • Lecture or talk

    Shadows of their Former Selves: Scottish Silhouette Portraits

    Portrait

    Tue 20 Aug 2019

    12:45 - 1:30pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Once-a-Month Shared Reading and Creative Writing

    Portrait

    Every third Wednesday of the month
    10:30am - 12:30pm

    Free

    +6 other sessions

  • Special event

    Play and Q&A: Nancy's Philosopher

    Portrait

    Thu 22 Aug 2019

    7 - 8:30pm

    £15.00

  • Tour

    Gallery Social: NOW (for anyone affected by dementia)

    Modern One

    Fri 23 Aug 2019

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    Self Evidence: Dragana Jurišić Artist's Talk

    National

    Fri 23 Aug 2019

    6 - 7pm

    Free

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About the National Galleries of Scotland

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.