Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery
- Telephone 0141 330 4221
- Opening times Tue–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun 11am–4pm.
- Website www.hunterian.gla.ac.uk
Scotland’s oldest public museum, founded in 1807, houses collections relating to science, medicine, archaeology, geology and more, as well as art by Charles Rennie Mackintosh (including The Mackintosh House – the reassembled interior of his home) and James McNeill Whistler. The art galleries are currently undergoing major refurbishment and are due to re-open in Sep 2012.
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A major exhibition of the work of Allan Ramsay, focusing on his portrait paintings but also including a selection of material chosen to place him in the context of the intellectual life of Edinburgh, London, Paris and Rome in the mid 18th century.
Learn about cosmic rays, and the connections between solar flares, cosmic rays and the Northern Lights.
Tue 11 Jun
Wed 12 Jun
Thu 13 Jun
Hagar and the Angel
Exhibition devoted to the work of John and Alexander Runciman, two of Scotland's most important painters of the 18th century. The centrepieces are John Runciman's oil painting Hagar and the Angel and his 1764 etching The Taking Down of the Netherbow, depicting the dismantling of the only fortified gateway in Edinburgh's…
This Unrivalled Collection: Exhibition Talks
A series of free lunchtime talks accompanying the Hunterian's exhibition of its earliest catalogue. Attendance at the talks qualifies you for free entry to the exhibition.
Wed 29 May
Wed 5 Jun
Wed 12 Jun
'This Unrivalled Collection': The Hunterian's first catalogue
Exhibition focusing on the pioneering curatorial work of Captain James Laskey (c. 1760-1829). In 1813, Laskey published the first catalogue of the contents of the old Hunterian Museum and this exhibition highlights his work and the remarkable breadth of the Hunterian's collections. Among the contents are a Renaissance…