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Member Preview Day - Rising Tide: Art and Environment in Oceania

11 Aug 2023
10:00 - 17:00

Exhibition Gallery 2, Level 3

Free, booking required

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Rising Tide: Art and Environment in Oceania will delve into the most important and pressing issue of our time, humanity’s damaging relationship with planet Earth.

This exhibition considers our relationship to the natural environment through contemporary responses to climate change and plastic waste by Indigenous Australian and Pacific Islander artists.

One of a series of images entitled 'Raise A Paddle' by Fenton Lutunatabua. © Fenton Lutunatabua /

How to book

You can pre-book your tickets using your Member or Patron login.

If this is your first time logging in, you will need to activate your online account before you can book any tickets. To do this, simply enter your email address here and you will receive an email to create your password. You will then be able to login, using the ‘Book now’ button above to book your tickets.

We will also be able to accommodate walk-ups on the day. Just show your valid Membership or Patron card at the exhibition entrance.

Last entry is at 16:30.

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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. 


  • 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 and accessible toilets are available on most floors, as well as a Changing Places (U) toilet in the Entrance Hall on Level 0.
  • There is an induction loop in the Auditorium.
  • Guide dogs, hearing dogs and other recognised assistance dogs are admitted.


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