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We are currently planning for our reopening. Health and safety and the visitor experience are at the heart of this, and we look forward to welcoming you all back soon. Look out for updates here our website, social media channels and email newsletters. All details are in our FAQs.

  • Exhibition Coming Soon

    Temples to Tenements | Photographs of Architecture

    Portrait

    Dates to be confirmed

    Gallery Closed due to Covid-19

    Free

  • Special event

    Creative Change Makers Programme

    Portrait

    Mon 27 - Fri 31 Jul 2020
    10am - 3pm

    £250.00

  • 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

    Cancelled

  • Tour SOLD OUT

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

    Portrait

    Sat 19 Sep 2020

    11am - 12:30pm

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Tour SOLD OUT

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

    Portrait

    Sun 20 Sep 2020

    11am - 12 noon

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Tour

    Gallery Social: Temples to Tenements| Photographs of Architecture (for anyone affected by dementia)

    Portrait

    Fri 25 Sep 2020

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

    Cancelled

  • Display

    You Are Here

    Portrait

    Until Wed 30 Sep 2020

    Gallery Closed due to Covid-19

    Free

  • Display

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

    Portrait

    Gallery Closed due to Covid-19

    Free

  • Exhibition Coming Soon

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

    Portrait

    Dates to be confirmed

    Gallery Closed due to Covid-19

  • Display

    The Modern Portrait

    Portrait

    Until Sun 28 Mar 2021

    Gallery Closed due to Covid-19

    Free

  • Display

    Imagining Power | The Visual Culture of the Jacobite Cause

    Portrait

    Gallery Closed due to Covid-19

    Free

  • Display

    Scots in ltaly | Artists and Adventurers

    Portrait

    Gallery Closed due to Covid-19

    Free

  • Display

    Reformation to Revolution

    Portrait

    Gallery Closed due to Covid-19

    Free

  • Display

    Heroes and Heroines | The Victorian Age

    Portrait

    Gallery Closed due to Covid-19

    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

Browse our archive of 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.