National (National) Hawthornden Lecture Theatre
  • Wednesday 15 November, 6–8pm

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This event is fully booked. Please contact [email protected] to be added to the waiting list.


Join Dr Patricia Allerston, Co-Director of 'Celebrating Scotland's Art': The Scottish National Gallery Project, in conversation with Alice Strang, Associate Director at Lyon & Turnbull and former Senior Curator of Modern and Contempory Art, to discuss Scottish Art in 100 Works, a new book published by the National Galleries of Scotland. This publication marks the opening of our new suite of galleries devoted to Scottish art at the National, in the heart of Scotland's capital city. It presents a rich selection of the nation's Scottish collection. A significant number of works that appear in its pages feature in the new Scottish galleries and in a related programme of changing displays, but this book is also much wider in scope and includes Scottish highlights from across the collection. The 100 works have been chosen by curators working in each part of the National Galleries of Scotland and cover the period from 1570 to 2022.

Supported by Lyon & Turnbull Fine Art Auctioneers

William McTaggart The Storm 1890
Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop

Gallery facilities

Detailed information on accessibility at the National Galleries of Scotland

Our partial Changing Places toilet has all of the facilities of a full Changing Places toilet, and though the floor area meets the overall size requirement (13.54m2 minimum), it is just a little too narrow to be classed as a full Changing Places toilet.

There are a limited number of small lockers available, but there is no space to store large items of luggage.

There is limited on street parking close by including for those with a blue badge. 

  • Information desk
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accessible toilets
  • Changing places toilet
  • Wheelchairs available
  • Public toilets
  • Lockers (£1/£2)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Buggy park
  • Seating throughout
  • Bike rack
  • Café
  • Restaurant
Getting here

Getting here

The National can be found just off Princes Street in the city centre.

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  • Open daily, 10am–5pm
The Mound, Edinburgh, EH2 2EL



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