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  • Tour

    Scottish Art in Focus | Thematic Tours of the Scottish Collection

    National

    Second Saturday of the month
    3 - 3:30pm

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Special event

    Sensory-Friendly Sundays for families (autism and learning disability friendly)

    Portrait

    Sun 14 Apr 2024

    10:30 - 11:30am

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Tour

    Mertoun House Tours 2024

    Mertoun House, near Melrose

    Mon Apr 15 - Fri May 17 2024
    9am - 1:45pm

    £20 - £15

    +24 other sessions

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    Alexander Herman on the Parthenon Marbles

    National

    Tue 16 Apr 2024

    6 - 8pm

    £14, Friends and guests

    Booking essential

  • Course or workshop

    Visually Impaired Programme Online | Music, art and sight loss

    Online via Zoom

    Wed 17 Apr 2024

    2 - 3:30pm

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Drop-in event

    Family Fridays

    National

    Every Fri during term time
    10am - 12noon (ages 0–3) & 2 - 4pm (ages 4+)

    Free

    Free, drop-in

  • Lecture or talk SOLD OUT

    Woohoo! Let’s celebrate the new Scottish galleries at the National (in person)

    National

    Tue 23 Apr 2024

    12:45 - 1:30pm

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Lecture or talk

    Woohoo! Let’s celebrate the new Scottish galleries at the National (online)

    Online via YouTube

    Tue 23 Apr 2024

    12:45 - 1:30pm

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Course or workshop

    Relaxed afternoons for adults (autism and learning disability friendly)

    Portrait

    Tue 23 Apr 2024

    2 - 3pm

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    Archaeology, Art, Religion and Diamonds

    National

    Wed 24 Apr 2024

    6 - 8pm

    £14, Friends and guests

    Booking essential

  • Course or workshop SOLD OUT

    Gallery Social (dementia-friendly) | Before and After Coal

    Portrait

    Fri 26 Apr 2024

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Tour

    British Sign Language (BSL) tour | Before and After Coal

    Portrait

    Sat 27 Apr 2024

    11am - 12 noon

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Special event SOLD OUT

    Your Art World | Portrait

    Portrait

    Sat 27 Apr 2024

    11am - 12:30pm

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    Rogues and Scholars | The Rise of the London Art Market

    National

    Tue 30 Apr 2024

    6 - 8pm

    £14, Friends and guests

    Booking essential

  • Tour

    Teachers' private view: Do Ho Suh | Tracing Time

    Modern One

    Thu 2 May 2024

    5:30 - 7pm

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Music concert

    Live Music Now | The Stone Combo

    National

    Thu 2 May 2024

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Course or workshop SOLD OUT

    The Drawing Room | Do Ho Suh's Tracing Time

    Modern One

    Wed 8 May 2024

    5:30 - 6:45pm

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Our Friends
    Special event

    Friends Preview | National Treasures: Vermeer in Edinburgh

    National

    Thu 9 May 2024

    6 - 8pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

    Booking essential

  • Special event

    Sensory-Friendly Sundays for families (autism and learning disability friendly)

    Portrait

    Sun 12 May 2024

    10:30 - 11:30am

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk SOLD OUT

    Vermeer | Biblical Stories to Domestic Scenes

    National

    Tue 14 May 2024

    6 - 8pm

    £14, Friends and guests

    Booking essential

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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.