8 August 2012

National Galleries Scotland

There collection of Scottish and international art is among the best in the world, and is housed in 3 sites across Edinburgh.

The National Galleries of Scotland looks after one of the world's finest collections of Western art ranging from the Middle Ages to the present day. These holdings include the National Collection of Scottish art which are proudly displayed in an international context.
They care for, research and develop these collections and aim to share these works of art with as wide a public as possible. Every year they welcome over a million visitors from Scotland and the rest of the world to the various Galleries sited in Edinburgh.

They have active programmes of education, outreach and special exhibitions and where possible work with partners across Scotland to maximise the impact of their activities.

The National Galleries of Scotland comprises three galleries in Edinburgh and two partner galleries in the North and South of Scotland. Our collection of fine art is amongst the best in the world.
The three Edinburgh galleries are:
  • Scottish National Gallery
  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery
  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

In addition, the National Galleries of Scotland owns the Granton Centre for Art, a purpose-built storage facility located at the Granton foreshore in Edinburgh.
The two partner galleries are:
  • Paxton House, Berwickshire
  • Duff House, Banff

For more information and events please visit nationalgalleries.org
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