Tag archive for ‘National Galleries of Scotland’
By Rosemary Kaye On Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

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

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...

By Rosemary Kaye On Monday, June 9th, 2014
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What’s on in Edinburgh this week

MONDAY 9 JUNE 2014 Love in a Library: pop-up opera in association with Edinburgh International Festival, featuring songs from Schumann, Schubert, Wagner, Quilter & Gershwin.  2.30-3.30pm, Stockbridge Library, More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Monday, June 2nd, 2014

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

MONDAY 2  JUNE 2014 Anthony Penrose: Backstage at the Lee Miller Archives.  A behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the  More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Monday, May 26th, 2014

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

MONDAY 26 MAY 2014 Looking Glass Books – First Time Solo; Iain Maloney launches his debut novel, the story of four RAF men preparing for war ‘in a world where moral absolutes are being discarded daily More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Monday, May 5th, 2014

What’s on in the Edinburgh arts world this week?

It’s another busy week in the capital, with lots of things to do every day.  As usual, almost all of them are FREE – so as you’ll have had your tea, your evenings will be most economical… MONDAY More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art – Bellany’s gift

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art 12 October 2013 – 1 March 2014  The internationally renowned Scottish artist John Bellany, who died in August at the age of 71, gifted one of his finest late paintings More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, August 8th, 2013

World’s Largest Art Show to feature works from National Galleries of Scotland

Two works from the collections of the National Galleries of Scotland, Revd Dr Robert Walker Skating on Duddingston Loch by Sir Henry Raeburn and Work No. 975: EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE ALRIGHT by Martin Creed, More...

By Trystan Davies On Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Romantic art launches a celebration of Verdi

Chris Elliot and Rachael Brimley with Rodin's 'The Kiss'   To celebrate the bicentenary of the great Italian Opera composer, Guiseppe Verdi, Scotland’s oldest  company Edinburgh Grand Opera  will More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

New art app launched today by National Galleries of Scotland

  Ever wondered how art from paintings to sculpture, from modern art to the classics, can knit together? Ever pondered a link between Picasso, Botticelli and the artist behind the renovation of the Scotsman More...

By admin On Saturday, January 28th, 2012

Director of Scottish National Portrait Gallery retires

  The National Galleries of Scotland announces today that James Holloway CBE will retire from his post as Director of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery at the end of January 2012.       James More...

By admin On Friday, March 18th, 2011

Portrait Gallery project awarded £2m by The Scottish Government

The world’s first purpose-built portrait gallery is a step closer to opening again to the public as the Scottish Government confirms an additional £2 million to renovate and revitalise the Scottish National More...