Coming soon Event National Museum of Scotland

Glenmorangie Annual Lecture: Simone ten Hompel

10 Oct 2019



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Silversmith Simone ten Hompel discusses her commission from National Museums Scotland and The Glenmorangie Company to create a new piece of contemporary metal artwork inspired by the museum’s early medieval collections.


19:00–20:15. Doors open 18:15 for a complimentary glass of Glenmorangie Original, courtesy of our partner.


Auditorium, Level 1. Entry via Lothian Street.


Adults £7, Members & Conc.* £6, Students £5 

*Over 60s, students with valid NUS or Young Scot card, unemployed with ID, disabled people. Carers of disabled people go free.

Booking information

Book in person at our museums, call 0300 123 6789 or book online. 

This event is age 14+ but please note, alcohol will be being served and our staff will be operating a Challenge 25 policy.

The Glenmorangie Commission: The Journey Begins

In this short film, Simone ten Hompel meets Glenmorangie Research Fellow Adrián Maldonado and Sarah Rothwell, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Design, at the National Museum of Scotland to begin her exploration of our Viking-age silver collection and discuss her plans for the Commission.

Getting here

National Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street


Map and directions


We want everyone who comes to our museums to enjoy their time with us and make the most of their visit. 


  • The Lothian Street entrance and Auditorium are wheelchair accessible, and there is access to an accessible toilet.
  • There is level access to the Museum via the main doors to the Entrance Hall on Chambers Street and the Tower entrance at the corner of Chambers Street and George IV Bridge. 
  • Lifts are available to all floors.
  • Accessible toilets are available on most floors, as well as a Changing Places (U) toilet in the Entrance Hall on Level 0.
  • There is also an induction loop in the Auditorium.
  • Guide dogs, hearing dogs and other recognised assistance dogs are admitted.

Find out more about our access information.


If you have any access requirements, please contact

Generously supported by The Glenmorangie Company

Header image: Simone ten Hompel in the National Museum of Scotland. Photo © Stewart Attwood.

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Glenmorangie Commission

As part of the Creating Scotland project, National Museums Scotland and Glenmorangie have commissioned a major new piece of contemporary silverwork for display in the National Museum of Scotland.

Glenmorangie Research Project into Early Medieval Scotland

The Early Medieval period (around AD 300 – 900) is a very important part of Scotland’s past. Coming just after the Romans left Britain and before the arrival of the Vikings, it was a time of great creativity in Scotland.

Discover more about Early Medieval Scotland

Go behind the scenes of the Glenmorangie Research Project with our Glenmorangie Research Fellow.
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