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  • Lecture or talk

    Keith Hartley with Typex at EIBF: Looks a Scream

    Edinburgh International Book Festival

    Sat 24 Aug 2019

    11am - 12 noon

    £12.00

  • Lecture or talk

    Inventive Energy: The Cultural Significance of James Watt (1736-1819)

    Portrait

    Tue 27 Aug 2019

    12:45 - 1:15pm

    Free

  • Music concert

    Live Music Now: Kaitlin Ross and Catriona Hawksworth

    National

    Thu 29 Aug 2019

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

  • Tour

    National Gallery Highlights Tours - August 2019

    National

    Sat 31 Aug 2019
    2 - 2:45pm & 3 - 3:45pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Display

    Francis Bacon

    Modern One

    Until Sun 1 Sep 2019

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby/Bump) (Ages 0-1)

    Portrait

    Mon 2 Sep
    10:15am, 11:00am & 11:30am

    Free

    +2 other sessions

  • Drop-in event

    Open Studio: Make an Impression (Ages 1-3)

    Portrait

    Tue 3 Sep 2019

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    Free

  • Tour

    Inside Out Tour: Robert Louis Stevenson

    Portrait

    Tue 3 Sep 2019

    12:45 - 1:45pm

    Free

    Free but ticketed

  • Our Friends
    Special event

    Friends Summer Party

    National

    Tue 3 Sep 2019
    6:30 - 9:30pm

    £43.00

  • Course

    Art for Absolute Beginners: Charcoal

    Portrait

    Thu 5 and Thu 12 Sep 2019
    10:30am - 12:30pm

    £32.00

    +1 other sessions

  • Lecture or talk

    Books in Focus: Aubrey Beardsley

    Modern Two

    Thu 5 Sep 2019

    2:30 - 3:30pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Music concert

    Live Music Now: Aves o’May

    National

    Thu 5 Sep 2019

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

  • Course SOLD OUT

    The Endless Possibilities of Collage - A Five-Week Course

    Modern One

    Fri 6 Sep 2019

    1:30 - 4:30pm

    £120.00

    +4 other sessions

  • Course

    Twists and Curves, Zigs and Zags

    National

    Sat 7 and Sun 8 Sep 2019
    10:30am - 4pm

    £100.00

    +1 other sessions

  • Drop-in event

    Wee Treasures (Ages 2-5)

    Portrait

    Sat 7 Sep
    10:30am & 11:30am

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Tour

    Portrait Gallery Thematic Tours: Robert Adam's Portraits, Family and Patrons

    Portrait

    Sat 7 Sep 2019
    2 - 2:45pm & 3 - 3:45pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Display Just Opened

    ARTIST ROOMS: Roy Lichtenstein

    Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool

    Until Sat 7 Sep 2019

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Postcard Portraits (Ages 6+)

    Portrait

    Sun 8 Sep 2019

    2 - 4pm

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    In the Mind's Eye: NOW

    Modern One

    Tue 10 Sep 2019

    12:45 - 1:15pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    ARTIST ROOMS Self Evidence | Photographs by Woodman, Arbus and Mapplethorpe

    National

    Tue 10 Sep 2019
    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £14.00

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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.