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  • Drop-in event

    Easel Sketching in the Gallery

    National

    Thu 20 Feb 2020

    2 - 4pm

    Free

  • Music concert

    The Chalmers Ensemble

    National

    Thu 20 Feb 2020

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Easel Sketching in the Gallery

    National

    Fri 21 Feb 2020

    2 - 4pm

    Free

  • Special event

    Winter Sensory Storytelling (All Ages)

    Modern One

    Sat 22 Feb 2020
    2pm & 3pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Special event

    Friends Art Quiz

    Portrait

    Mon 24 Feb 2020

    7 - 10pm

    £14.00

  • Lecture or talk

    New Acquisition: Tableau Vivant by Dorothea Tanning (1954)

    Modern One

    Tue 25 Feb 2020

    12:45 - 1:30pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    Art History Course with Dr Patricia Andrew - Sailing South: through seas and centuries to Spain and Portugal

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

    Wednesdays from 12 Feb 2020
    10.30am - 12noon

    £48.00

  • Lecture or talk

    Audacious Women: How Wilhelmina Barns-Graham and Paula Rego Triumphed in the British Art World

    Morningside Library, 178-182 Morningside Rd, Edinburgh EH10 4PU

    Wed 26 Feb 2020

    6:30 - 7:30pm

    Free

  • Tour SOLD OUT

    Gallery Social: BP Portrait Award 2019

    Portrait

    Fri 28 Feb 2020

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Special event

    Autism-Friendly Early Openings

    Portrait

    Sat 29 Feb 2020

    9 - 10am

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Tour

    Family Art Tours (Ages 6+)

    Portrait

    Sat 29 Feb 2020

    11 - 11:45am

    Free

  • Tour

    National Gallery Highlights Tours - February 2020

    National

    Sat 29 Feb 2020
    2 - 2:45pm & 3 - 3:45pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

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

    Modern

    Mon 2 Mar 2020
    10:15, 11:00 & 11:30am

    Free

  • Drop-in event

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

    Portrait

    Tue 3 Mar 2020
    10:30 & 11.30am

    Free

    Booking required

  • Lecture or talk

    In Focus: Royal Volunteer Review (1860) by Samuel Bough

    National

    Tue 3 Mar 2020

    12:45 - 1:15pm

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    Books in Focus: Joan Eardley

    Modern Two

    Thu 4 Mar & Sat 7 Mar 2020
    2:30 - 3:30pm

    Free

  • Course SOLD OUT

    Illustrating Books for Children: Sara Ogilvie & Anna Gordillo

    Modern One

    Sat 7 Mar 2020

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    £16.00

  • Drop-in event

    Wee Treasures (Ages 2-5)

    Portrait

    Sat 7 Mar 2020
    10:30am & 11:30am

    Free

  • Music concert

    Community Choir: Let's Sing

    Portrait

    Sat 7 Mar 2020

    1 - 1:30pm

    Free

  • Course SOLD OUT

    Page, Pace, Flow! A Closer Look at Visual Narrative

    Modern One

    Sat 7 Mar 2020

    2 - 4:30pm

    £20.00

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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.