Scottish National Portrait Gallery (Edinburgh) Reviews
Description:Address: The Mound / Edinburgh EH2 2EL / Midlothian / Scotland
Newest Review: ... It's not next to the other galleries on Princes Street/Mound or Belford Road. It is in fact quite a short walk from the main bus station and not far from Waverley (train) station. There are also multi-storey car parks near the bus station. See full address below. ~~The 'new' building~~ Like so many recent renovation projects, this has been a delicate balancing act between modernising and ... more
Customer Scottish National Portrait Gallery (Edinburgh) Reviews (1)
by - written on 04/04/12, updated on 07/04/12 (Very useful, 66 readings)
Formerly somewhat overshadowed by our other National Galleries, north and south of the border, The Scottish National Portrait Gallery has undergone a dramatic transformation recently. It reopened last December following an extensive (and expensive) redevelopment project, and the extended space open to the public is now much more accessible and welcoming. I wasn't surprised to learn that this gallery has just been nominated for the Art Fund Prize 2012, the UK's 'museum of the year' award. Apart from the building itself, as now revealed, what impressed me most was its novel interpretation of portraiture as 'people, places and events'. It's a ... Read the complete review
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