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  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    Printing in the infernal method: William Blake's method of 'illuminated printing'

    National

    Wed 6 Nov 2019

    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £14.00

  • Course SOLD OUT

    Art for Absolute Beginners: Ink

    Portrait

    Thu 7 and Thu 14 Nov 2019
    10:30am - 12:30pm

    £32.00

    +1 other sessions

  • Special event SOLD OUT

    Books in Focus: Astrology and the Night Sky

    Modern Two

    Thu 7 Nov & Sat 9 Nov
    11:30-12:30 & 2:30 - 3:30pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Drop-in event

    Still Life Drawing in the Gallery

    National

    Fri 8 Nov 2019

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    Free

    +9 other sessions

  • Special event

    Friday Night Mixer: Where are the Women?

    Portrait

    Fri 8 Nov 2019

    6 - 8:30pm

    £6.00

  • Course

    Illustrating Books for Children: Chris Mould & Francis Martin

    Modern One

    Sat 9 Nov 2019

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    £16.00

  • Course SOLD OUT

    How to Use a Sketchbook!

    Modern One

    Sat 9 Nov 2019

    2 - 4:30pm

    £20.00

  • Lecture or talk

    NOW: A Beginner's Guide to… Time

    Modern One

    Sat 9 Nov 2019

    2 - 2:45pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Postcard Portraits (Ages 6+)

    Portrait

    Sun 10 Nov 2019

    2 - 4pm

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    Margaret Tait 100 Lecture: Quiet Defiance

    National

    Mon 11 Nov 2019

    6 - 7pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk SOLD OUT

    A History of Fashion in Art

    National

    Tue 12 Nov 2019

    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £14.00

  • Our Friends
    Tour SOLD OUT

    Visit to the Print Room

    Modern Two

    Wed 13 Nov 2019
    11am - 12noon or 2:30 - 3.30pm

    £10.00

    +1 other sessions

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    History of Edinburgh University

    National

    Wed 13 Nov 2019

    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £14.00

  • Music concert

    Seachdain na Gàidhlig: WHɎTE

    National

    Thu 14 Nov 2019

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    SSHoP Annual Photographer's Lecture 2019: Garry Fabian Miller

    National

    Fri 15 Nov 2019

    6 - 7:30pm

    Free

  • Course

    Life Drawing

    National

    Sat 16 Nov 2019
    10am, 1pm and 4pm

    £16.00

    +2 other sessions

  • Drop-in event

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

    Modern One

    Sat 16 Nov 2019

    11am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Tour

    Amplified Tour: NOW

    Modern One

    Sun 17 Nov 2019

    11am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    Opening Talk: Scotland's Photograph Album

    National

    Tue 19 Nov 2019

    6 - 7pm

    Free

  • Tour

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

    Modern One

    Wed 20 Nov 2019

    10:15am - 3:30pm

    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.