National Galleries of Scotland Open Meeting

This sounds like a wonderful opportunity.  Wishing I lived a little closer so I could attend.

For more information on the Galleries, please see the website.

An invitation from the National Galleries of Scotland:
Tuesday 6 March 2012

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre, Scottish National Gallery 

Join us for our Open Meeting on the evening of Tuesday 6 March 2012, to celebrate the highlights of 2011 and look forward to 2012 and beyond. With the successful transformation of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery now complete and a packed programme of exhibitions and events under our belts, 2011 has been an exciting year for National Galleries of Scotland.  2012 is also shaping up to be a great year with two blockbuster exhibitions scheduled and much more on offer.

The meeting will be led by Ben Thomson, Chair of the Board of Trustees and John Leighton, Director-General of the National Galleries of Scotland. The gallery Directors will provide sneak previews of our upcoming exhibitions including Van Gogh to Kandinsky: Symbolist Landscape in Europe 1880–1910 andPicasso and Modern British Art. There will be an opportunity to learn more about the behind-the-scenes work at the Galleries, with a focus on the complex and remarkable installation of the latest ARTIST ROOMS display at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Sol leWitt’s Wall Drawing #1136. You will be able to take part in a curator-led tour of the beautiful Red Chalk: Raphael to Ramsay display, as well as learn more about our research, publishing and education outreach activity.
Refreshments will be provided by the Scottish Cafe and Restaurant.
For more information and to book your free place, please call 0131 624 6473/6508 or email

Looking forward to hearing from you

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