Art for Absolute Beginners: Clay

Art for Absolute Beginners: Clay

COURSE ADULTS Scottish National Portrait Gallery Farmer Education Suite Thursdays: 21 & 28 March, 10.30am-12.30pm £ 32.00 These two-day sessions give you the opportunity to try out and experiment with lots of different materials and techniques guided and encouraged by artist Rosie Lesso. Pairs of sessions can be booked

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Scots in ltaly | Artists and Adventurers

Scots in ltaly | Artists and Adventurers

Until Sun 3 Mar 2019 Open daily, 10am-5pm Admission Free Celebrated as the centre of classical and modern European civilisation, Italy held many attractions for eighteenth-century Scots. Artists and architects came to study its matchless heritage. Wealthy aristocrats refined their minds and manners in a world of

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BP Portrait Award 2018

BP Portrait Award 2018

Sat 15 Dec 2018 – Sun 10 Mar 2019 Open daily, 10am-5pm Admission free The BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious portrait painting competition in the world and represents the very best in contemporary portrait painting. With a first prize of £35,000, and a total prize fund of

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Heroes and Heroines | The Victorian Age

Heroes and Heroines | The Victorian Age

Until Fri 31 May 2019 Open daily, 10am-5pm Admission Free “One of the best things the show does is bring to life the stories we are unlikely to know”The Scotsman The historian Thomas Carlyle, the author of On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History, presented his theory

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Reformation to Revolution

Reformation to Revolution

Until Mon 1 Apr 2019 Open daily, 10am-5pm Admission Free At the beginning of the sixteenth century Scotland was a Catholic state governed by the Stewart dynasty (who later spelled their name Stuart).  By the close of the seventeenth century the monarchy, church and parliament had all

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