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  • Tour

    British Sign Language (BSL) Tour: Bridget Riley

    National

    Sat 21 Sep 2019

    11am - 12:30pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Walk, Talk, Make (Ages 2-5)

    Modern

    Sat 21 Sep 2019

    11am - 12:30pm

    Free

  • Music concert

    Special Concert: Baharat Ensemble

    Portrait

    Sat 21 Sep 2019

    1 - 1:30pm

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    Cut and Paste: Rethinking Collage's Histories

    Modern

    Tue 24 Sep 2019

    12:45 - 1:30pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Special event

    Young Picasso Film Screening

    National

    Wed 25 Sep 2019
    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £10.00

  • Tour

    Gallery Social: Cut and Paste: 400 Years of Collage (for anyone affected by dementia)

    Modern Two

    Fri 27 Sep 2019

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Still Life Drawing in the Gallery

    National

    Fri 27 Sep 2019

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    Free

    +13 other sessions

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk SOLD OUT

    James Naughtie

    National

    Fri 27 Sep 2019
    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £18.00

  • Conference or seminar

    National Galleries of Scotland Research Conference: Women Collectors

    National

    Sat 28 Sep 2019

    9:30am - 5pm

    Free

  • Tour

    Family Art Tours (Ages 6+)

    Portrait

    Sat 28 Sep 2019

    11 - 11:45am

    Free

  • Tour

    National Gallery Highlights Tours - September 2019

    National

    Sat 28 Sep 2019
    2 - 2:45pm & 3 - 3:45pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Special event

    Autism-Friendly Early Openings (All Ages)

    Portrait

    Sun 29 Sep & Sun 27 Oct
    9 - 10am

    Free

    +1 other sessions

    Free (booking essential)

  • Drop-in event

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

    Portrait

    Tue 1 Oct 2019

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    Cut and Paste: Peter Kennard Artist’s Talk

    National

    Tue 1 Oct 2019

    6 - 7pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Tour SOLD OUT

    Visit to the Print Room

    Modern

    Wed 2 Oct 2019
    11am - 12noon or 2:30 - 3:30pm

    £10.00

    +1 other sessions

  • Course

    Art for Absolute Beginners: Watercolour

    Portrait

    Thu 3 and Thu 10 Oct 2019
    10:30am - 12:30pm

    £32.00

    +1 other sessions

  • Lecture or talk

    Books in Focus: Witchcraft

    Modern Two

    Thu 3 Oct 2019

    2:30 - 3:30pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    History of Art Course with Dr James Lawson: Romanticism

    Royal Society of Edinburgh

    Fridays 4 Oct - 8 Nov 2019
    10:30am - 12:00noon

    £48.00

    +3 other sessions

  • Drop-in event

    Wee Treasures (Ages 2-5)

    Portrait

    Sat 5 Oct
    10:30am & 11:30am

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Tour

    Portrait Gallery Thematic Tours: Self Evidence

    Portrait

    Sat 5 Oct 2019
    2 - 2:45pm & 3 - 3:45pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

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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.