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  • 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

    Art for Absolute Beginners: Acrylics

    Portrait

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

    £32.00

    +1 other sessions

  • Drop-in event

    Easel Sketching in the Gallery

    National

    Thu 24 Oct 2019

    2 - 4pm

    Free

    +5 other sessions

  • Music concert

    Live Music Now: Barbara Cole Walton and Alina Meszoly-Horvath

    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

    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

  • Tour

    National Gallery Highlights Tours - October 2019

    National

    Sat 26 Oct 2019
    2 - 2:45pm & 3 - 3:45pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Lecture or talk

    Airts o Soons an Een: Scotland's Art in Scots

    Portrait

    Tue 29 Oct 2019

    12:45 - 1:15pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Tour SOLD OUT

    Visit to the Print Room

    Modern

    Wed 30 Oct 2019
    11am - 12noon or 2.30 - 3:30pm

    £10.00

    +1 other sessions

  • 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

  • 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

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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.