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  • Drop-in event

    Easel Sketching in the Gallery

    National

    Thu 24 Oct 2019

    2 - 4pm

    Free

    +5 other sessions

  • Music concert

    Live Music Now: Voice & Verse

    National

    Thu 24 Oct 2019

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

  • Course SOLD OUT

    Sculpting the Head Using Clay

    National

    Sat 26 and Sun 27 Oct 2019
    10:30am - 4pm

    £110.00

    +1 other sessions

  • Lecture or talk

    NOW Opening Talk: Katie Paterson 'in conversation'

    National

    Sat 26 Oct 2019

    12 noon - 1pm

    Free

  • Tour

    National Gallery Highlights Tours - October 2019

    National

    Sat 26 Oct 2019
    2 - 2:45pm & 3 - 3:45pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    V&A: The Civic and the Global

    National

    Wed 30 Oct 2019

    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £14.00

  • 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

  • Drop-in event

    Still Life Drawing in the Gallery

    National

    Fri 8 Nov 2019

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    Free

    +9 other sessions

  • 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
    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

  • Lecture or talk

    Opening Talk: Scotland's Photograph Album

    National

    Tue 19 Nov 2019

    6 - 7pm

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    Watson Gordon Lecture: Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw

    National

    Thu 21 Nov 2019

    6 - 7pm

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    Opening Talk: Paula Rego | Obedience and Defiance

    National

    Sat 23 Nov 2019

    12 noon - 1pm

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    In Focus: Early Paintings in the Scottish Collection

    National

    Tue 3 Dec 2019

    12:45 - 1:30pm

    Free

  • Music concert

    Live Music Now: Knox and Ion

    National

    Thu 5 Dec 2019

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

  • Special event

    Special Christmas Shopping Night

    National

    Thu 12 Dec 2019

    5 - 7pm

    Free

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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.