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  • Tour

    Mertoun House Tours 2020

    National

    Mon - Fri, 11 May - 12 Jun 2020
    9am - 1:45pm

    £15.00

    Cancelled

  • Lecture or talk

    Stuarts, Stags, ‘Spooks’ and Splendour: The Story of Scottish Art

    National

    Tue 26 May 2020

    6 - 7pm

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Our Friends
    Special event SOLD OUT

    Wormistoune House

    Wormistoune House

    Thu 28 May 2020
    1 - 6.45pm

    £35.00

    Cancelled

  • Lecture or talk

    Picture Hooks: The Art of Picture Book Illustration

    National

    Thu 28 May 2020

    5:30 - 6:30pm

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Music concert

    Live Music Now: Iona Fyfe and Rory Matheson

    National

    Thu 28 May 2020

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Tour

    Family Art Tours (Ages 6+)

    Modern

    Sat 30 May 2020

    11 - 11:45am

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Tour

    National Gallery Highlights Tours

    National

    Sat 30 May 2020
    2 - 2:45pm & 3 - 3:45pm

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Special event

    Autism-Friendly Early Openings

    Portrait

    Sun 31 May 2020

    9 - 10am

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Course SOLD OUT

    The Humble Woodblock: A Journey of Discovery

    Modern

    Sun 31 May, 7 & 14 Jun 2020
    10:30am - 1pm

    £120.00

    Cancelled

  • Tour

    Black History City Walking Tour

    Portrait

    Sun 31 May 2020

    2 - 4pm

    £12.00

    Cancelled

  • Drop-in event

    BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby/Bump) (Ages 0-1)

    Modern

    Mon 1 Jun 2020
    10.15am, 11.00am, 11.30am

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Drop-in event

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

    Portrait

    Tue 2 Jun 2020
    10.30am & 11.30am

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk SOLD OUT

    Ernest Gimson: Arts & Crafts Designer and Architect

    National

    Tue 2 Jun 2020
    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £14.00

    Cancelled

  • Our Friends
    Special event SOLD OUT

    Arniston House

    Arniston House

    Thu 4 Jun and Thu 11 Jun 2020
    2.30pm

    £20.00

    Cancelled

  • Lecture or talk

    Books in Focus: Surrealism in Britain in 1936

    Modern Two

    Thu 4 Jun & Sat 6 Jun 2020
    2:30 - 3:30pm

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Course SOLD OUT

    Animation Masterclass

    Modern One

    Sat 6 Jun 2020

    10:30am - 4:30pm

    £50.00

    Cancelled

  • Drop-in event

    Wee Treasures (Ages 2-5)

    Portrait

    Sat 6 Jun 2020
    10:30am & 11:30am

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Tour

    Portrait Gallery Thematic Tour: Talking Heads

    Portrait

    Sat 6 Jun 2020

    2 - 2:45pm

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk SOLD OUT

    Ray Harryhausen

    National

    Mon 8 Jun 2020
    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £14.00

    Cancelled

  • Lecture or talk

    In Focus: 'The Bridgewater Madonna' by Raphael

    National

    Tue 9 Jun 2020

    12:45 - 1:15pm

    Free

    Cancelled

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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.

Past exhibitions

Past exhibitions

Browse our archive of past exhibitions

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.