Join us to learn how to sketch using our incredible collection! All abilities welcome and materials supplied.

Sunday 7 October 2018

In October, we will draw the masks and fascinating costumes in our World Cultures galleries. Using their bold shapes and beautiful designs, artist and art tutor Cécile Simonis will help you create expressive and daring drawings.

Sunday 11 November 2018

In November, we will draw machines and inventions. Artist and art tutor Cécile Simonis will help you draw intricate machinery as well as the great structures of planes, bikes and things that move.

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Art, Design and Fashion galleries

These sumptuous galleries showcase the best of decorative art, design, fashion and style. Discover a treasure trove of beautiful works, explore the influence of design on everyday life and see how contemporary makers continue to innovate.

World Cultures galleries

How can you travel around the world without leaving Scotland? By visiting our World Cultures galleries.

Science and Technology galleries

Communications, transport, industry, engineering, energy and medicine: how have scientific and technological inventions changed our lives? Explore the history of innovation in Scotland and across the world through interactive games and thought-provoking displays.
Event information


7 Oct - 11 Nov 2018
14:00 – 16:00


Meet at Entrance Hall Information Desk on Level 0 at 13:45

How much

£6, £5 Members & Conc.

Booking information

Age 14+

Booking essential. Book online or call 0300 123 6789. 

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