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  • Drop-in event

    Postcard Portraits (Ages 6+)

    Portrait

    Sun 8 Dec 2019

    2 - 4pm

    Free

  • Special event

    Special Christmas Shopping Night

    National

    Thu 12 Dec 2019

    5 - 7pm

    Free

  • Special event

    Autism-Friendly Early Openings

    Portrait

    Sat 14 Dec 2019

    9 - 10am

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Course

    Life Drawing

    National

    Sat 14 Dec 2019
    10am, 1pm and 4pm

    £16.00

    +2 other sessions

  • Lecture or talk

    Paula Rego Themed Tour: Early Works

    Modern One

    Sat 14 Dec 2019

    2 - 2:45pm

    Free

    Exhibition ticket required

  • Special event

    The Hillman Hunter - Dementia-friendly performance

    Portrait

    Sat 14 Dec 2019

    2 - 2:45pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

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

    Modern One

    Sat 21 Dec 2019

    11am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Tour

    Family Art Tours (Ages 6+)

    Modern One

    Sat 28 Dec 2019

    11 - 11:45am

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Wee Treasures (Ages 2-5)

    Portrait

    Sat 4 Jan
    10:30am & 11:30am

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Drop-in event

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

    Portrait

    Mon 6 Jan 2020
    10:15, 10:45 & 11:15am

    Free

    +2 other sessions

  • Drop-in event

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

    Portrait

    Tue 7 Jan 2020
    10:30am & 11:30am

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Lecture or talk

    Curator’s Tour: Scotland’s Photograph Album

    Portrait

    Tue 7 Jan 2020

    12:45 - 1:30pm

    Free

  • Music concert

    Special Concert: A Moon That Lights Itself - Totality Redux

    Modern One

    Fri 10 Jan 2020

    7 - 7:45pm

    Free

  • Course

    Illustrating Books for Children: Petr Horacek & Will Hughes

    Modern One

    Sat 11 Jan 2020

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    £16.00

  • Tour

    British Sign Language (BSL) Tour: BP Portrait 2019

    Portrait

    Sat 11 Jan 2020

    11am - 12:30pm

    Free

  • Course

    Illustrating for Children: So Many Techniques to Try

    Modern One

    Sat 11 Jan 2020

    2 - 4:30pm

    £20.00

  • Lecture or talk

    NOW: A Beginner's Guide to… Conceptual Art

    Modern One

    Sat 11 Jan 2020

    2 - 2:45pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Postcard Portraits (Ages 6+)

    Portrait

    Sun 12 Jan 2020

    2 - 4pm

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    Sketching Narratives: Japanese Artefacts and Nineteenth-century Scottish Painters

    Modern One

    Tue 14 Jan 2020

    12:45 - 1:30pm

    Free

  • Course

    Life Drawing

    National

    Sat 18 Jan 2020
    10am, 1pm and 4pm

    £16.00

    +2 other sessions

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Guided tours and workshops

Guided tours and workshops

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Friends go free

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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.