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  • Drop-in event

    Once-a-Month Shared Reading and Creative Writing

    Portrait

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

    Free

    +3 other sessions

  • Drop-in event

    Easel Sketching in the Gallery

    Portrait

    Thu 21 Nov 2019

    2 - 4pm

    Free

    +4 other sessions

  • Lecture or talk

    Watson Gordon Lecture: Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw

    National

    Thu 21 Nov 2019

    6 - 7pm

    Free

  • Tour

    Gallery Social: Modern One Highlights

    Modern One

    Fri 22 Nov 2019

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

  • 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

  • Special event

    Teachers' Private View: Paula Rego

    Modern Two

    Wed 27 Nov 2019

    5:15 - 7pm

    Free

  • Tour

    Family Art Tours (Ages 6+)

    Modern One

    Sat 30 Nov 2019

    11 - 11:45am

    Free

  • Drop-in event

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

    Modern Two

    Mon 2 Dec 2020
    10:15, 10:45 & 11:15am

    Free

    +2 other sessions

  • Music concert

    Dementia-friendly Concert - Live Music Now: New Horizons

    Portrait

    Mon 2 Dec 2019

    11 - 11:30am

    Free

  • Drop-in event

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

    Portrait

    Tue 3 Dec 2019
    10:30am & 11:30am

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Lecture or talk

    In Focus: Early Paintings in the Scottish Collection

    National

    Tue 3 Dec 2019

    12:45 - 1:30pm

    Free

  • Music concert

    Traditional Tunes for Tiny Ears

    Portrait

    Thu 5 Dec 2019
    10:30am & 11:30am

    Free

    +1 other sessions

    Booking essential

  • Course

    Creative Exchange: Obedience and Defiance

    Modern One

    Thu 5 Dec 2019

    4:30 - 6:30pm

    Free

  • Music concert

    Live Music Now: Knox and Ion

    National

    Thu 5 Dec 2019

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

  • Music concert

    From Advent to Christmas

    Portrait

    Fri 6 Dec 2019

    1:15 - 1:45pm

    Free

  • Course

    Illustrating Books for Children: Helen Stephens & Chie Hosaka

    Modern One

    Sat 7 Dec 2019

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    £16.00

  • Drop-in event

    Wee Treasures (Ages 2-5)

    Portrait

    Sat 7 Dec
    10:30am & 11:30am

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Course

    How to Make a Dummy Picture Book with Helen Stephens

    Modern One

    Sat 7 Dec 2019

    2 - 4:30pm

    £20.00

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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.