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  • Must see
    Exhibition Closing Soon

    BP Portrait Award 2019

    Portrait

    Until Sun 22 Mar 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Must see
    Exhibition

    Scotland¡¯s Photograph Album | The MacKinnon Collection

    Portrait

    Until Mon 13 Apr 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Must see
    Exhibition

    Paula Rego | Obedience and Defiance

    Modern Two

    Until Sun 19 Apr 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    ?10.50

  • Must see
    Exhibition

    NOW | Katie Paterson, Darren Almond, Shona Macnaughton, Lucy Raven

    Modern One

    Until Sun 31 May 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Must see
    Display

    Beyond Realism | Dada and Surrealism

    Modern One

    Until Sun 25 Oct 2020

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Special event

    Friends Art Quiz

    Portrait

    Mon 24 Feb 2020

    7 - 10pm

    ?14.00

  • Lecture or talk

    New Acquisition: Tableau Vivant by Dorothea Tanning (1954)

    Modern One

    Tue 25 Feb 2020

    12:45 - 1:30pm

    Free

  • Our Friends
    Lecture or talk

    Art History Course with Dr Patricia Andrew - Sailing South: through seas and centuries to Spain and Portugal

    Royal Society of Edinburgh, George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ

    Wednesdays from 12 Feb 2020
    10.30am - 12noon

    ?48.00

  • Lecture or talk

    Audacious Women: How Wilhelmina Barns-Graham and Paula Rego Triumphed in the British Art World

    Morningside Library, 178-182 Morningside Rd, Edinburgh EH10 4PU

    Wed 26 Feb 2020

    6:30 - 7:30pm

    Free

  • Tour SOLD OUT

    Gallery Social: BP Portrait Award 2019

    Portrait

    Fri 28 Feb 2020

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Special event

    Autism-Friendly Early Openings

    Portrait

    Sat 29 Feb 2020

    9 - 10am

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Tour

    Family Art Tours (Ages 6+)

    Portrait

    Sat 29 Feb 2020

    11 - 11:45am

    Free

  • Tour

    National Gallery Highlights Tours - February 2020

    National

    Sat 29 Feb 2020
    2 - 2:45pm & 3 - 3:45pm

    Free

  • Display Closing Soon

    ARTIST ROOMS: August Sander

    National Museum Wales, Cardiff

    Until Sun 1 Mar 2020

    Free

  • Drop-in event

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

    Modern

    Mon 2 Mar 2020
    10:15, 11:00 & 11:30am

    Free

  • Drop-in event

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

    Portrait

    Tue 3 Mar 2020
    10:30 & 11.30am

    Free

    Booking required

  • Lecture or talk

    In Focus: Royal Volunteer Review (1860) by Samuel Bough

    National

    Tue 3 Mar 2020

    12:45 - 1:15pm

    Free

  • Lecture or talk SOLD OUT

    Books in Focus: Joan Eardley

    Modern Two

    Thu 4 Mar & Sat 7 Mar 2020
    2:30 - 3:30pm

    Free

  • Music concert

    Alina Bzhezhinska: Celebrating Women in Jazz

    National

    Thu 5 Mar 2020

    6 - 6:30pm

    Free

  • Course SOLD OUT

    Illustrating Books for Children: Sara Ogilvie & Anna Gordillo

    Modern One

    Sat 7 Mar 2020

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    ?16.00

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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

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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.