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  • Tour

    Cut and Paste Themed Tour: Politics and Protest

    Modern Two

    Sat 12 Oct 2019

    2 - 2:45pm

    Free

    Exhibition ticket required

  • Drop-in event

    Postcard Portraits (Ages 6+)

    Portrait

    Sun 13 Oct 2019

    2 - 4pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Sculpture Studio! (Ages 4-12)

    Modern One

    Mon 14 Oct - Fri 18 Oct
    2 - 4pm

    Free

    +4 other sessions

  • Lecture or talk

    Self Evidence | Panel Discussion: 'Knowing that my work will outlive me’

    National

    Tue 15 Oct 2019

    6 - 7pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Special event SOLD OUT

    Russia, Royalty and the Romanovs Exhibition at the Queen's Gallery: Private view and talk

    The Queen's Gallery

    Tue 15 Oct 2019
    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £22.00

  • Tour

    Visually Impaired Tour and Workshop: The Long Look | The Making of a Portrait

    Portrait

    Wed 16 Oct 2019

    10:15am - 3:30pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk SOLD OUT

    100 Years of the Bauhaus: Art, Life and Politics

    National

    Wed 16 Oct 2019

    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £14.00

  • Course

    Life Drawing

    National

    Sat 19 Oct 2019
    10am, 1pm and 4pm

    £16.00

    +2 other sessions

  • Drop-in event

    Walk, Talk, Make (Ages 2-5)

    Modern

    Sat 19 Oct 2019

    11am - 12:30pm

    Free

  • Tour

    Amplified Tour: The Long Look | The Making of a Portrait

    Portrait

    Sun 20 Oct 2019

    11am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    In Focus: John Knox (1778 - 1845)

    National

    Tue 22 Oct 2019

    12:45 - 1:30pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    A King's Legacy: The Formation of George IV's Collection

    National

    Wed 23 Oct 2019

    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £14.00

  • Course SOLD OUT

    Art for Absolute Beginners: Acrylics

    Portrait

    Thu 24 and Thu 31 Oct 2019
    10:30am - 12:30pm

    £32.00

    +1 other sessions

  • Course

    Cut and Paste: Concept and Communication

    Modern One

    Thu 24 Oct 2019

    10:30am - 4:30pm

    £50.00

  • Drop-in event

    Easel Sketching in the Gallery

    National

    Thu 24 Oct 2019

    2 - 4pm

    Free

    +5 other sessions

  • Music concert

    Live Music Now: Voice & Verse

    National

    Thu 24 Oct 2019

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

  • Tour

    Gallery Social: The Long Look | The Making of a Portrait (for anyone affected by dementia)

    Portrait

    Fri 25 Oct 2019

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Course SOLD OUT

    Sculpting the Head Using Clay

    National

    Sat 26 and Sun 27 Oct 2019
    10:30am - 4pm

    £110.00

    +1 other sessions

  • Tour

    Family Art Tours (Ages 6+)

    Modern One

    Sat 26 Oct 2019

    11 - 11:45am

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    NOW Opening Talk: Katie Paterson 'in conversation'

    National

    Sat 26 Oct 2019

    12 noon - 1pm

    Free

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Guided tours and workshops

Guided tours and workshops

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Friends go 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.