Tag archive for ‘National Galleries of Scotland’
By John Preece On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Edinburgh Welcomes Tesco Bank Art Competition for Schools Roadshow

Last week, Stenhouse Primary School enjoyed a fun-filled day of art as the Tesco Bank Art Competition for Schools arrived in Edinburgh. Primary six students at the Edinburgh school got involved in the creative sessions More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, December 9th, 2017

National Galleries of Scotland announce highlights for 2018

 As usual the National Galleries of Scotland will have an exciting and wide-ranging programme of exhibitions in 2018. Today they have announced some of the highlights including the German Expressionist Emil Nolde More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

At the RSA – Ages of Wonder

Ages of Wonder : Scotland’s Art 1540 to Now 4 November 2017 to 7 January 2018 Royal Scottish Academy The Mound EH2 2EL #Ages of Wonder Artists Alison Watt and John Byrne admire the salon style display in Gallery More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, February 17th, 2017

#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

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

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

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

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

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

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...