Edinburgh Art Galleries


National Gallery of Scotland

The Mound, Edinburgh, EH2 2EL
Opened in 1859, now home to Scotland’s greatest collection of European paintings and sculpture from the Renaissance to Post-Impressionism. Includes a comprehensive collection of the major names in Scottish art.

Royal Scottish Academy of Art

The Mound, Edinburgh, EH2 2EL
The oldest and most prestigious academy of contemporary art in Scotland. The Academy is active in the promotion of young artists from Scotland’s colleges of Art and Architecture and takes a lead role in promoting living artists in Scotland.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JD
Built in the 1880’s, the gallery provides a unique visual history of Scotland. All the portraits are from Scottish history, painted by a range of major European and American masters. The gallery also displays sculptures, miniatures and photographs. Unique visual history of Scotland told through the portraits of those who shaped it, from the 16th century to the present. Includes Mary, Queen of Scots, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Burns and Sean Connery. Also houses the National Photography Collection.

Dean Art Gallery 

Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3DS
The home for the Eduardo Paolozzi gift of sculpture and graphic art, the Gallery of Modern Art’s Dada and Surrealist collections, a library and archive centre, and a temporary exhibition space for modern and contemporary art. Mon -Sun 10am – 5pm

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3DR
Set in extensive leafy grounds, featuring a stepped S-shaped landform by Charles Jenks, which provide the setting for a range of sculptures. The collection of approx. 5000 pieces ranges from prints and paintings to contemporary video installations. Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 10am – 5pm


DOM Gallery

8 Advocate’s Close, Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 1PS
Artist-run gallery based in Edinburgh’s oldest house. Works on display constantly change and can include sculptures, tapestries, paintings, ceramics, woodcarvings, stained glass and glassworks.

Open Eye Gallery 

34 Abercromby Place Edinburgh EH3 6QE 0131 557 1020

Bellevue Art Gallery 

4 Bellevue Crescent Edinburgh EH3 6ND 0131 558 8368

Nexus Gallery Art Gallery

59 Bread Street Edinburgh EH3 9AH 0131 477 4524

Union Art gallery 

45 Broughton Street Edinburgh EH1 3JU 0131 556 7707

Collective Art Gallery

22 Cockburn Street Edinburgh EH1 1NY 0131 220 1260

Stills Art Gallery

23 Cockburn Street Edinburgh EH1 1BP 0131 622 6200

Anthony Wood Art Gallery

4 Dundas Street Edinburgh EH3 6HZ 0131 558 9544

Bourne Fine Art Gallery 

6 Dundas Street Edinburgh EH3 6HZ 0131 557 4050

Scottish Gallery of Art 

16 Dundas Street Edinburgh EH3 6HZ 0131 558 1200

Di Rollo Art Gallery

18a Dundas Street Edinburgh EH3 6HZ 0131 557 5227

The Edinburgh Gallery 

20a Dundas Street Edinburgh EH3 6HZ 0131 629 3470

The Scottish Gallery

20a Dundas Street Edinburgh EH3 6HZ 0131 558 1200

Axolotl Gallery Art Gallery

35 Dundas Street Edinburgh EH3 6QQ 0131 557 1460

The Torrance Art Gallery 

36 Dundas Street Edinburgh EH3 6JN 0131 556 6366

Randolph Art Gallery

39 Dundas Street Edinburgh EH3 6QQ 0131 556 0808

Colours Gallery

41 Dundas Street Edinburgh EH3 6QQ 0131 557 4569

Braewell Art Gallery

106 Dundas Street Edinburgh EH3 6RQ 0131 556 2224

The Grove Gallery

17 Grove Street Edinburgh EH3 8AF 0131 229 7117

Art Shop Art Gallery

19 Haddington Place Edinburgh EH7 4AF 0131 466 3168

Alpha Art Gallery

52 Hamilton Place Edinburgh EH3 5AX 0131 226 3066

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop 

25 Hawthornvale Edinburgh EH6 4JT 0131 551 4490

Queen’s Gallery

Holyrood Horse Wynd Edinburgh EH8 8DX 0303 123 7324

Dovecot Studios Art Gallery

10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT 0131 315 3054

Edinburgh College of Art Art Gallery

74 Lauriston Place Edinburgh EH3 9DF 0131 650 2306

City Art Centre 

2 Market Street Edinburgh EH1 1DE 0131 226 4965

Fruitmarket Gallery 

45 Market Street Edinburgh EH1 1DF 0131 225 2383

Morningside Gallery 

94 Morningside Road Edinburgh EH10 4BY 0131 447 3041

Breeze Art Gallery 

48 Princes Street Edinburgh EH2 2YJ 0131 220 2655

Calton Art Gallery

46 Queen Street Edinburgh EH2 3NH 0131 226 6932

Leith Art Gallery

65 Shore Edinburgh EH6 6RA 0131 553 5255

Talbot Rice Gallery 

Old College South Bridge Edinburgh EH8 9YL 0131 650 2210

Reddot Fine Art Gallery

1 St Colme Street Edinburgh EH3 6AA 0131 220 8435

Flaubert Art Gallery

74 St. Stephen Street Edinburgh EH3 5AQ 0131 225 5007

Attic Salt Art Gallery

50 Thistle Street Lane North East Edinburgh EH2 1DA 0131 225 2093

Red Door Art Gallery

42 Victoria Street Edinburgh EH1 2JW 0131 477 3255

Marchmont  Art Gallery

56 Warrender Park Road Edinburgh EH9 1EX 0131 228 8228

Scottish Pictures Art Gallery

64 West Port Edinburgh EH1 2LD 0131 229 5353