Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two
73 Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3DS
  • Telephone 0131 624 6200
  • Opening times Daily 10am–5pm.
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Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two

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Opened in 1999 in a former orphanage, the Scottish National Galleries' second modern art gallery, formerly known as the Dean Gallery, stands across the road from its partner, just outside Edinburgh’s Dean Village. Since its opening it has housed the Paolozzi Gift, a collection of works by Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, given to the gallery in 1994. It also has an extensive collection of Dada and Surrealist art and literature. The gallery has a large garden that contains several sculptures, as well as a picnic area for sunny days. For less perfect weather, however, the Café Modern Two inside serves some fantastic light lunches and snacks.

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Paolozzi Studio

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi is considered one of the most versatile sculptors in post-war Britain. He was born into an Italian-Scots family and grew up in Leith, Edinburgh, later moving to London. Throughout his career, Paolozzi combined his work as an artist with teaching in art colleges in British and, for periods, in Germany.

Sun 9 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 624 6200

Mon 10 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 624 6200

Tue 11 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 624 6200

…and 261 more dates until 1 May 2021

Ray Harryhausen: Titan of Cinema

A retrospective, highlighting all aspects of the career of the great stop-motion animator.

Sun 9 Aug

£14 / 0131 624 6200

Mon 10 Aug

£14 / 0131 624 6200

Tue 11 Aug

£14 / 0131 624 6200

…and 75 more dates until 25 Oct

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