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  • Special event

    Autism-Friendly Early Openings (all ages)

    Portrait

    Sun 24 Mar 2019

    9 - 10am

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Tour SOLD OUT

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery: Curator's Choice

    Portrait

    Mon 25 Mar 2019

    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £12.00

  • Course

    Art for Absolute Beginners 11: Clay

    Portrait

    Thu 28 Mar 2019

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    £32.00

  • Tour

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

    Portrait

    Mon 1 Apr
    10:15am, 11am and 11:30am

    Free

    +2 other sessions

  • Drop-in event

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

    Portrait

    Tue 2 Apr 2019

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    Free

    No tickets, sign-up on the day

  • Drop-in event

    Wee Treasures (Ages 2-5)

    Portrait

    Sat 6 Apr
    10:30am and 11:30am

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Tour

    Portrait Gallery Tours: Wicked and Wonderful Women of Scotland

    Portrait

    Sat 6 Apr 2019
    2pm and 3pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Lecture or talk

    Beings: Exhibition Tour

    Portrait

    Tue 9 Apr 2019

    12:45 - 1:15pm

    Free

  • Special event

    Andy Warhol’s Chairman Mao portrait and Maoism in the West

    Portrait

    Fri 12 Apr 2019

    6 - 8:15pm

    £5.00

  • Drop-in event

    Postcard Portraits (Ages 6+)

    Portrait

    Sun 14 Apr 2019

    2 - 4pm

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    In Focus: Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon by Batoni

    Portrait

    Tue 16 Apr 2019

    12:45 - 1:15pm

    Free

  • Tour

    Visually Impaired Tour and Workshop: Portrait Gallery Library and Phrenology Collection

    Portrait

    Wed 17 Apr 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

    +2 other sessions

  • Tour

    Amplified Tour: Modern Portrait

    Portrait

    Sun 21 Apr 2019

    11am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    Introducing the MacKinnon Collection

    Portrait

    Tue 23 Apr 2019

    12:45 - 1:15pm

    Free

  • Tour

    Gallery Social: The Modern Portrait (for anyone affected by dementia)

    Portrait

    Fri 26 Apr 2019

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Tour

    Family Art Tours (Ages 6+)

    Portrait

    Sat 27 Apr 2019

    11 - 11:45am

    Free

  • Special event

    Autism-Friendly Early Openings (all ages)

    Portrait

    Sun 28 Apr 2019

    9 - 10am

    Free

  • Music concert

    Dementia-friendly Concert - Live Music Now: Voice and Verse

    Portrait

    Mon 29 Apr 2019

    11 - 11:30am

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    In the Mind's Eye: Portrait Gallery Library

    Portrait

    Tue 30 Apr 2019

    12:45 - 1:15pm

    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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Past exhibitions

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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.