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  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    V&A: The Civic and the Global

    National

    Wed 30 Oct 2019

    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £14.00

  • Special event

    Hallowe’en at the Portrait Gallery (Ages 6+)

    Portrait

    Thu 31 Oct
    6:15pm & 7:15pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

    Free (booking essential)

  • Course

    Wound Up, Ground Down or Stressed Out with Everyday Life?

    Modern One

    Fri 1 Nov 2019

    1:30 - 4:30pm

    £120.00

    +4 other sessions

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    Printing in the infernal method: William Blake's method of 'illuminated printing'

    National

    Wed 6 Nov 2019

    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £14.00

  • Course

    Art for Absolute Beginners: Ink

    Portrait

    Thu 7 and Thu 14 Nov 2019
    10:30am - 12:30pm

    £32.00

    +1 other sessions

  • Course

    Illustrating Books for Children: Chris Mould & Francis Martin

    Modern One

    Sat 9 Nov 2019

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    £16.00

  • Course SOLD OUT

    How to Use a Sketchbook!

    Modern One

    Sat 9 Nov 2019

    2 - 4:30pm

    £20.00

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk SOLD OUT

    A History of Fashion in Art

    National

    Tue 12 Nov 2019

    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £14.00

  • Our Friends
    Tour SOLD OUT

    Visit to the Print Room

    Modern Two

    Wed 13 Nov 2019
    11am - 12noon or 2:30 - 3.30pm

    £10.00

    +1 other sessions

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    History of Edinburgh University

    National

    Wed 13 Nov 2019

    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £14.00

  • Course

    Life Drawing

    National

    Sat 16 Nov 2019
    10am, 1pm and 4pm

    £16.00

    +2 other sessions

  • Exhibition Coming Soon

    Scotland’s Photograph Album | The MacKinnon Collection

    Portrait

    Sat 16 Nov 2019 - Sun 16 Feb 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Tour

    Amplified Tour: NOW

    Modern One

    Sun 17 Nov 2019

    11am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Tour

    Visually Impaired Tour and Workshop: Artist in Focus - Juliana Capes

    Modern One

    Wed 20 Nov 2019

    10:15am - 3:30pm

    Free

  • Tour

    Gallery Social: Modern One Highlights

    Modern One

    Fri 22 Nov 2019

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Exhibition Coming Soon

    Paula Rego | Obedience and Defiance

    Modern Two

    Sat 23 Nov 2019 - Sun 19 Apr 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    £10.50

  • Tour

    British Sign Language (BSL) Tour: Scotland’s Photograph Album | The Mackinnon Collection

    Portrait

    Sat 23 Nov 2019

    11am - 12:30pm

    Free

  • Special event

    Teachers' Private View: Paula Rego

    Modern Two

    Wed 27 Nov 2019

    5:15 - 7pm

    Free

  • Course

    Creative Exchange: Obedience and Defiance

    Modern One

    Thu 5 Dec 2019

    4:30 - 6:30pm

    Free

  • Exhibition Coming Soon

    BP Portrait Award 2019

    Portrait

    Sat 7 Dec 2019 - Sun 22 Mar 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    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.

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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.