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  • Tour

    Visually Impaired Tour and Workshop: Artist in Focus - Juliana Capes

    Modern One

    Wed 20 Nov 2019

    10:15am - 3:30pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Once-a-Month Shared Reading and Creative Writing

    Portrait

    Every third Wednesday of the month
    10:30am - 12:30pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    Aberdeen Art Gallery: Glimpses

    National

    Wed 20 Nov 2019

    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £14.00

  • Drop-in event

    Easel Sketching in the Gallery

    Portrait

    Thu 21 Nov 2019

    2 - 4pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Special event

    Friends Preview: Paula Rego: Obedience and Defiance

    Modern Two

    Thu 21 Nov 2019

    5:30 - 8pm

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    Watson Gordon Lecture: Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw

    National

    Lecture cancelled

    Free

    We hope to re-schedule in the new year

  • Tour SOLD OUT

    Gallery Social: Modern One Highlights

    Modern One

    Fri 22 Nov 2019

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Course

    Wound Up, Ground Down or Stressed Out with Everyday Life?

    Modern One

    Fri 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 Nov
    1:30-4pm

    £120.00

  • Tour

    British Sign Language (BSL) Tour: Scotland’s Photograph Album | The Mackinnon Collection

    Portrait

    Sat 23 Nov 2019

    11am - 12:30pm

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    Opening Talk: Paula Rego | Obedience and Defiance

    National

    Sat 23 Nov 2019

    12 noon - 1pm

    Free

  • Special event

    Autism-Friendly Early Openings

    Portrait

    Sun 24 Nov 2019

    9 - 10am

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Drop-in event

    The Scottish Collection: Shared Reading and Creative Writing

    National

    Wed 27 Nov 2019 & Wed 29 Jan 2020
    10:30am - 12:30pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Tour SOLD OUT

    Visit to the Print Room

    Modern Two

    Wed 27 Nov 2019
    11am - 12noon & 2:30 - 3:30pm

    £10.00

  • Special event

    Teachers' Private View: Paula Rego

    Modern Two

    Wed 27 Nov 2019

    5:15 - 7pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Tour

    NOW: Katie Paterson and other artists

    Modern One

    Wed 27 Nov 2019

    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £14.00

  • Music concert

    Live Music Now: Sasha Savaloni

    National

    Thu 28 Nov 2019

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    The Christmas Card: History, Images and Symbols

    National

    Thu 28 Nov 2019

    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £14.00

  • Special event

    Christmas Shopping Weekend

    National | Portrait | Modern | All National Galleries of Scotland shops (except online)

    Fri 29 Nov - Mon 2 Dec
    10am - 5pm

    Free

    +3 other sessions

  • Tour

    Family Art Tours (Ages 6+)

    Modern One

    Sat 30 Nov 2019

    11 - 11:45am

    Free

  • Tour

    National Gallery Highlights Tours - November 2019

    National

    Sat 30 Nov 2019
    2 - 2:45pm & 3 - 3:45pm

    Free

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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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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.