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  • Tour

    Mertoun House Tours 2020

    National

    Mon - Fri, 11 May - 12 Jun 2020
    9am - 1:45pm

    £15.00

    Cancelled

  • Lecture or talk

    Picture Hooks: The Art of Picture Book Illustration

    National

    Thu 28 May 2020

    5:30 - 6:30pm

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Music concert

    Live Music Now: Iona Fyfe and Rory Matheson

    National

    Thu 28 May 2020

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Tour

    National Gallery Highlights Tours

    National

    Sat 30 May 2020
    2 - 2:45pm & 3 - 3:45pm

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk SOLD OUT

    Ernest Gimson: Arts & Crafts Designer and Architect

    National

    Tue 2 Jun 2020
    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £14.00

    Cancelled

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk SOLD OUT

    Ray Harryhausen

    National

    Mon 8 Jun 2020
    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £14.00

    Cancelled

  • Lecture or talk

    In Focus: 'The Bridgewater Madonna' by Raphael

    National

    Tue 9 Jun 2020

    12:45 - 1:15pm

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Music concert

    Live Music Now: Hannah Rarity and Luc McNally

    National

    Thu 11 Jun 2020

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Course SOLD OUT

    Life Drawing

    National

    Sat 13 Jun 2020
    10:30am - 12:30pm

    £20.00

    Cancelled

  • Course SOLD OUT

    Life Drawing

    National

    Sun 14 Jun 2020
    10.30am - 12.30pm & 1.30 - 3.30pm

    £20.00

    Cancelled

  • Lecture or talk

    Ray Harryhausen and Aardman Animations

    National

    Thu 18 Jun 2020

    6 - 7pm

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Lecture or talk

    Opening Talk: Uncovering King James VI & I - Bright Star of the North

    National

    Sat 20 Jun 2020

    12 noon - 1pm

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk SOLD OUT

    Bright Star: The Art and Life of King James VI and I

    National

    Tue 23 Jun 2020
    6:30 - 8:30pm

    £14.00

    Cancelled

  • Music concert

    Live Music Now: Rosewood Duo

    National

    Thu 25 Jun 2020

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Drop-in event

    Still Life Drawing in the Gallery

    National

    Fri 26 Jun 2020

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Drop-in event

    Still Life Drawing in the Gallery

    National

    Fri 26 Jun 2020

    2 - 4pm

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Tour

    National Gallery Highlights Tours

    National

    Sat 27 Jun 2020
    2 - 2:45pm & 3 - 3:45pm

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Our Friends
    Special event

    Friends Preview: Titian | Love, Desire, Death

    National

    Fri 10 Jul 2020

    5:30 - 8pm

    Free

  • Exhibition Coming Soon

    Titian | Love, Desire, Death

    National

    Sat 11 Jul 2020 - Sun 27 Sep 2020

    Gallery Closed due to Covid-19

    £10.00

  • Tour

    Gallery Social: Titian | Love, Desire, Death (for anyone affected by dementia)

    National

    Fri 24 Jul 2020

    10:30am - 12 noon

    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.

Past exhibitions

Past exhibitions

Browse our archive of past exhibitions

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.