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  • Drop-in event

    Postcard Portraits (Ages 6+)

    Portrait

    Sun 14 Apr 2019

    2 - 4pm

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    In Focus: Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon by Batoni

    Portrait

    Tue 16 Apr 2019

    12:45 - 1:15pm

    Free

  • Tour

    Visually Impaired Tour and Workshop: Portrait Gallery Library and Phrenology Collection

    Portrait

    Wed 17 Apr 2019

    10:15am - 3:30pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Once-A-Month Shared Reading and Creative Writing

    Portrait

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

    Free

    +2 other sessions

  • Our Friends
    Tour SOLD OUT

    Behind the Scenes at the National Galleries of Scotland Stores

    Granton Centre for Art

    Wed 17 Apr 2019
    1:30pm - 2:30pm and 2:45 - 3:45pm

    £10.00

    +1 other sessions

  • Music concert

    Live Music Now: The All Sorts

    National

    Thu 18 Apr 2019

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk SOLD OUT

    Renaissance Nudes & the Power of Looking

    Royal Society of Edinburgh

    Thu 18 Apr 2019

    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £12.00

  • Course

    Life Drawing

    National

    Sat 20 Apr
    10am, 1pm and 4pm

    £16.00

    +2 other sessions

  • Drop-in event

    Walk, Talk, Make (Ages 2-5)

    Modern One

    Sat 20 Apr 2019

    11am - 12:30pm

    Free

  • Tour

    Amplified Tour: Modern Portrait

    Portrait

    Sun 21 Apr 2019

    11am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    Introducing the MacKinnon Collection

    Portrait

    Tue 23 Apr 2019

    12:45 - 1:15pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk SOLD OUT

    Sense, Reason and Sensibility:Art of the Enlightenment

    Royal Society of Edinburgh

    Tue 23 Apr 2019 6.30-8.30pm

    £12.00

  • Our Friends
    Tour SOLD OUT

    Tour of a Private Collection

    Edinburgh

    Thu 25 Apr 2019
    10:30 - 12noon and 2 - 3:30pm

    £20.00

    +1 other sessions

  • Drop-in event

    Easel Sketching in the Gallery

    National

    Thu 25 Apr and Fri 26 Apr 2019
    2 - 4pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Tour

    Gallery Social: The Modern Portrait (for anyone affected by dementia)

    Portrait

    Fri 26 Apr 2019

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Special event

    Paolozzi at Large in Edinburgh

    Modern Two

    Fri 26 Apr 2019

    6:30 - 8:30pm

    Free

  • Tour

    Family Art Tours (Ages 6+)

    Portrait

    Sat 27 Apr 2019

    11 - 11:45am

    Free

  • Tour

    National Gallery Highlights Tours - April 2019

    National

    Sat 27 Apr 2019
    2pm and 3pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Our Friends
    Tour SOLD OUT

    Warriston Cemetery

    Warriston Gardens (EH3 5NE)

    Sat 27 Apr 2019

    2 - 4pm

    £12.00

  • Special event

    Autism-Friendly Early Openings (all ages)

    Portrait

    Sun 28 Apr 2019

    9 - 10am

    Free

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Guided tours and workshops

Guided tours and workshops

We look forward to welcoming all types of groups to the galleries! We have a fantastic range of guided tours, workshops and learning activities to enhance your experience of the collection and exhibitions.

Friends go free

Friends go free

Friends of the Galleries get free unlimited entry to all exhibitions, and enjoy a wide range of exclusive benefits including early exhibition access, special events and 10% discount in our cafes.

Past exhibitions

Past exhibitions

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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.