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National Galleries Flag outside the Modern Art Gallery Edinburgh is home to many of Scotlandís National Galleries, providing access to many of Scotlandís finest collections.

The National Gallery provides the best in both international and Scottish art, where the likes of Rembrant and Van Gough can be seen side by side with Scotlandís favorite artist's such as Ramsey. The National Portrait Gallery and The Gallery of Modern Art display some of the best work from their respective fields.

Edinburgh is also home to a host of smaller independent galleries with work on display to view as well as to sell. Half a dozen of these smaller galleries can be found a stones through from each other on the cityís Dundas Street.

For a comprehensive list of over two dozen Edinburgh art galleries visit the
Edinburgh Gallery Guide web site, courtesy of Edinburgh College of Art.



NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND
The Mound, Edinburgh
Tel : 0131 556 8921

An outstanding collection of paintings, drawings and prints by an assortment of great artists from the Renaissance Period though to the post-impressionists. Among the artists included are Velazquez, El Greco, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Turner, Constable, Monet and Van Gough.


National Gallery from the foot of the Mound
National Gallery from the foot of the Mound
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Also on show is the National Collection of Scottish Art including Ramsay, Raeburn, Wilkie and McTaggart.

Recorded Information
Tel : 0131 332 2266
Admission Free
Mon-Sat 10am-5pm
Sunday 2pm-5pm, MAP

SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
1 Queen Street, Edinburgh
Tel : 0131 556 8921

Portraits in varying medium of significant people throughout Scottish history. Work from the 16th century to the present is on show. The portrait gallery is also the home of the National Photography Collection, with regular photographic exhibitions.

Recorded Information Tel : 0131 332 2266
Admission Free
Mon-Sat 10am-5pm
Sunday 2pm-5pm
Disabled Access, Cafe, MAP

SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART
Belford Road, Edinburgh
Tel : 0131 556 8921

Gallery of Modern Art from within its grounds
  Gallery of Modern Art from within its grounds
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Scotlandís finest collection of 20th century painting, sculpture and graphic art. Work included by Bacon, Hockney, Magritte, Moore, Paolozzi, Peploe and Picasso.

Recorded Information
Tel : 0131 332 2266
Admission : £2.50
(£1.50 concessions)
Sunday 2pm-5pm
Disabled Access, Free Car Park, Cafe, MAP

THE DEAN GALLERY
(Opposite the Gallery of Modern Art)
Belford Road
Edinburgh
Tel : 0131 624 6200

Edinburgh's newest gallery specialising in amongst other things Dada and Surrealist works. Artists featured in the gallery include Dali, Ernst, Picasso, Tanguy and Delvaux. Also included is the Paolozzi Gift of sculpture and graphic art.

Admission Free
Mon-Sat 10am-5pm
Sunday 2pm-5pm
Shop, Cafe.

CITY ARTS CENTRE
2 Market Street, Edinburgh
Tel : 0131 529 3993

City Arts Centre from Market Street The City of Edinburgh Council's Arts centre providing a varied selection of exibitions and instalations.
Visit the City Arts Centre web site for current details.
Mon-Sat 10am-5pm,
Sunday 12 noon-5pm,
MAP

City Arts Centre from Market Street
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