Tag archive for ‘National Galleries of Scotland’
By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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#loveitdeerly Join in the fundraising for Monarch of the Glen

Last night at The Mound (and again tonight Friday) the National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) put on a light show.  The animation of a deer on the side of the gallery is to highlight the fundraising campaign launched to More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, November 18th, 2016
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Appeal to raise funds for iconic painting

The National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) has launched an appeal to secure an iconic painting for the nation. They want The Monarch of the Glen, a 19th century work by Sir Edwin Landseer, for permanent public display More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, November 10th, 2016
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New galleries to replace the dead end at Scottish National Gallery

The National Galleries of Scotland are about to embark upon a £16.8 million modernisation programme which will triple the space available to them. The new galleries will tell the story of art in Scotland from More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
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At the Scottish National Gallery : Drawing Attention – Rare Works on Paper

Some rarely seen drawings will go on display at the National Galleries of Scotland from this Saturday 24 September 2016. Spanning five centuries, Drawing Attention will demonstrate the extraordinary range and More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Friday, December 26th, 2014
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Friday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Edinburgh Zoo is open today! Please note: entrance charges apply, some animal houses close 30 minutes before the Zoo closes, Zoo opening may be affected by severe weather (see website for updates), and you will More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, December 21st, 2014
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What’s On In Edinburgh this week

MONDAY 22ND DECEMBER 2014   Dog Tales: The Dogs Trust will host this storytelling and crafts session about safety around dogs and responsible dog ownership. For ages 5-10. 2-3pm, Gilmerton Library, 13 Newtoft More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, November 3rd, 2014
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Major works from National Galleries of Scotland going to America

  The National Galleries of Scotland is to send a selection of major works from the national collection to the United States over the next year. This touring show will raise the international profile of the More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
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Supporting Scotland’s Art – The Friends of the National Galleries of Scotland

I once asked someone what people got from supporting a particular arts organisation. ‘The warm glow of friendship (and that’s your lot)’ came the reply. As a Friend of the National Galleries of More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Monday, June 30th, 2014
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What’s on in Edinburgh this week

MONDAY 30 JUNE 2014 Continuing: GENERATION: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland. Venues include the Scottish Gallery of Modern Art One, Scottish National Gallery, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Fruitmarket More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Friday, June 27th, 2014
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GENERATION – 25 years of contemporary art in Scotland

It’s been more than three years in the making, and this week all the work and wild imaginings have paid off: GENERATION, the National Galleries of Scotland’s largest ever exhibition, opens to the public More...