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  • Drop-in event

    Postcard Portraits (Ages 6+)

    Portrait

    Sun 8 Dec 2019

    2 - 4pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Special event

    Christmas Wreath-making

    Portrait

    Wed 11 Dec 2019

    10:30am - 1pm

    £50.00

  • Our Friends
    Course

    Art History Course with Dr Colin J Bailey: Painting in Spain from El Greco to Sorolla

    Royal Society of Edinburgh, George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ

    Thursdays from 5 Dec 2019 to 6 Feb 2020
    10.30am - 12noon

    £96.00

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    Art History Course with Dr Colin J Bailey: Painting in Spain from El Greco to Sorolla

    Royal Society of Edinburgh, George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ

    Thursdays from 5 Dec 2019 to 6 Feb 2020
    12.30 - 2pm

    £96.00

  • Drop-in event

    Easel Sketching in the Gallery

    National

    Thu 12 Dec 2019

    2 - 4pm

    Free

  • Special event

    Special Christmas Shopping Night

    National

    Thu 12 Dec 2019

    5 - 7pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Easel Sketching in the Gallery

    National

    Fri 13 Dec 2019

    2 - 4pm

    Free

  • Special event

    Autism-Friendly Early Openings

    Portrait

    Sat 14 Dec 2019

    9 - 10am

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Lecture or talk

    Paula Rego Themed Tour: Early Works

    Modern Two

    Sat 14 Dec 2019

    2 - 2:45pm

    Free

    Exhibition ticket required

  • Special event

    The Hillman Hunter - Dementia-friendly performance

    Portrait

    Sat 14 Dec 2019

    2 - 2:45pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Walk, Talk, Make: Winter (Ages 2-5)

    Modern One

    Sat 21 Dec 2019

    11am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Tour

    National Gallery Christmas Highlights Tours - December 2019

    National

    Sat 21 Dec 2019
    2 - 2:45pm & 3 - 3:45pm

    Free

  • Tour

    Family Art Tours (Ages 6+)

    Modern One

    Sat 28 Dec 2019

    11 - 11:45am

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Wee Treasures (Ages 2-5)

    Portrait

    Sat 4 Jan 2020
    10:30am & 11:30am

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Tour

    Portrait Gallery Tours: Contemporary Portraits

    Portrait

    Sat 4 Jan 2020
    2 - 2:45pm & 3 - 3:45pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

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

    Portrait

    Mon 6 Jan 2020
    10:15, 10:45 & 11:15am

    Free

  • Drop-in event

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

    Portrait

    Tue 7 Jan 2020
    10:30am & 11:30am

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    Curator’s Tour: Scotland’s Photograph Album

    Portrait

    Tue 7 Jan 2020

    12:45 - 1:30pm

    Free

  • Course

    The Drawing Room (January 2020) - Paula Rego

    Modern Two

    Thu 9 Jan 2020

    5:30 - 6:45pm

    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.