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  • An Exhibition in the Scottish Gallery of Modern Art Two
    An Exhibition in the Scottish Gallery of Modern Art Two
  • The National Gallery
    The National Gallery
  • Looking up to the entrance of The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh
    The Queen's Gallery
  • The Scottish National Portrait Gallery
    The Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Explore the renowned galleries in Edinburgh & The Lothians. The city of Edinburgh has a collection of fantastic art galleries which feature fine and modern art, portraits and contemporary work. Look out for pieces by Raphael, Monet, Picasso and other great artists from the early Renaissance to the modern day.

The National Galleries of Scotland is housed in four galleries across Edinburgh and boasts a collection of Scottish and international art which is among the best in the world.
For lovers of fine art, the place to head for is the National Gallery Complex on Princes Street. This building houses a superb collection covering ages from the early Renaissance to the late 19th century period.

The Royal Scottish Academy is also part of the complex on Princes Street and features a changing programme of temporary exhibitions which in the past have included works by Andy Warhol amongst many others.

The world’s first purpose-built Scottish National Portrait Gallery is housed in a stunning Victorian Gothic building, and visitors will see a host of portraiture exhibitions.

Modern art lovers should visit the National Gallery of Modern Art One and Two, two buildings a short and pleasant walk from the city centre. Each of the galleries has a superb café – the ideal place to take a break for a coffee or a light lunch.

Edinburgh & The Lothians also boasts a number of independent galleries such as the Fruitmarket Gallery at the back of Waverley Station in the city centre. This used to be a Victorian fruit and vegetable market and is now one of the leading exhibition spaces for contemporary art in Edinburgh.

Take a look through the information listings to find galleries - Edinburgh & The Lothians has plenty for you to enjoy.

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  1. City Art Centre

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    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Located in the heart of the capital, with six exhibition galleries, the City Art Centre is Scotland's emporium of the visual arts.

  2. Seashore Gallery

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    East Lothian

    Seashore Gallery is located in the small historic fishing village of Cockenzie & Port Seton, home of world renown artist John Bellany. The gallery overlooks the Firth of Forth and is on the John Muir Trail.

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    Edinburgh

    Home to Scotland’s outstanding national collection of modern and contemporary art, the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art comprises two buildings, Modern One and Modern Two.

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    4 Visitor Attraction

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Visit one of Edinburgh’s most iconic buildings and explore a fascinating overview of Scotland past and present though a wealth of imagery encompassing painting, photography, sculpture and film

  5. Randolph Gallery

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    Edinburgh

    The Randolph Gallery was established in Edinburgh in 1996 by Margaret Bruce and Alan Renfrew and promotes the work of leading contemporary realist and surrealist painters.

  6. Peter Potter Gallery

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    Haddington

    Peter Potter Gallery, hailed as the 'jewel in the crown' of East Lothian is a contemporary gallery showing visual art and craft exhibitions.

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    North Berwick

    Westgate Gallery and Orangery Café is a great place to browse unique, quality gifts from Scotland.

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    North Berwick

    Welcome to Tantallon Arts & Crafts Studios, North Berwick, East Lothian.

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    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Built in the shell of the former Holyrood Free Church and Duchess of Gordon's School, the Gallery provides purpose-built, state-of-the-art facilities to enable a programme of changing exhibitions from the Royal Collection.

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    Edinburgh - City Centre

    The Scottish National Gallery is one of Scotland’s top free visitor attractions. It houses Scotland’s national collection of fine art from the early Renaissance to the end of the nineteenth century.

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