Based around the theme of love, these site-specific dance performances from Janis Claxton Dance, with music composed by Pippa Murphy and performed by world-class dancers, will pop up in the Grand Gallery.

Supported by Creative Scotland


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Free Fringe Music

Experience the joy of live music at the museum. To celebrate Rip It Up, some of Scotland’s best young contemporary music talents will perform an exciting blend of Scottish pop, traditional Scottish songs and instrumental sets.

Rip It Up
The Story of Scottish Pop

Discover the story of Scottish pop music at the National Museum of Scotland as we take you on a musical journey from the 1950s to the present day.
Event information


15 Aug - 26 Aug 2018
15:30 - 16:15


Various spaces throughout the museum

How much


Booking information

Drop-in during days detailed below. 

Wed 15 - Sun 19 Aug 2018

Wed 22 - Sun 26 Aug 2018

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