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  • Tour SOLD OUT

    Gallery Social: BP Portrait Award 2019

    Portrait

    Fri 28 Feb 2020

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Tour

    Family Art Tours (Ages 6+)

    Portrait

    Sat 29 Feb 2020

    11 - 11:45am

    Free

  • Tour

    Amplified Tour: BP Portrait 2019

    Portrait

    Sun 15 Mar 2020

    11am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Easel Sketching in the Gallery

    Portrait

    Thu 19 Mar 2020

    2 - 4pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Easel Sketching in the Gallery

    Portrait

    Fri 20 Mar 2020

    2 - 4pm

    Free

  • Tour

    Gallery Social: The Modern Portrait (for anyone affected by dementia)

    Portrait

    Fri 24 Apr 2020

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

    Free

  • Display

    Art and Analysis | Two Netherlandish painters working in Jacobean Scotland

    Portrait

    Until Fri 1 May 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Display

    Imagining Power | The Visual Culture of the Jacobite Cause

    Portrait

    Until Fri 1 May 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Display

    Scots in ltaly | Artists and Adventurers

    Portrait

    Until Fri 1 May 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Display

    The King’s Last Day | The Execution of Charles I

    Portrait

    Until Fri 1 May 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Display

    Reformation to Revolution

    Portrait

    Until Fri 1 May 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Tour

    Amplified Tour: The Modern Portrait

    Portrait

    Sun 17 May 2020

    11am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Tour

    Visually Impaired Tour and Workshop: The Modern Portrait

    Portrait

    Wed 20 May 2020

    10:15am - 3:30pm

    Free

  • Display

    Heroes and Heroines | The Victorian Age

    Portrait

    Until Sun 31 May 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Exhibition Coming Soon

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

    Portrait

    Sat 20 Jun 2020 - Sun 22 Nov 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

  • Display

    The Remaking of Scotland | Nation, Migration, Globalisation 1760-1860

    Portrait

    Until Sun 21 Jun 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Exhibition Coming Soon

    Temples to Tenements | Photographs of Architecture

    Portrait

    Sat 25 Jul 2020 - Sun 10 Jan 2021

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Tour

    Gallery Social: Bright Star | The Art and Life of King James VI and I (for anyone affected by dementia)

    Portrait

    Fri 28 Aug 2020

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

    Free

  • Tour

    British Sign Language (BSL) Tour: James VI & I - Bright Star of the North

    Portrait

    Sat 19 Sep 2020

    11am - 12:30pm

    Free

    Free

  • Tour

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

    Portrait

    Sun 20 Sep 2020

    11am - 12 noon

    Free

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

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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.