Recent Visits and Events


Tour of the ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites’ exhibition at National Museum of Scotland, 14 September 2017


Tour of ‘Stewart Carmichael: Celtic Visions’ at the Lamb Gallery, Tower Building, University of Dundee, 5 August 2017


Tour of ‘True to Life: British Realist Painting in the 1920s and 30s’ at Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, 22 July 2017


Tour of the ‘Between Poles and Tides’ exhibition and the Torrie Collection at the Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh, 21 April 2017


Visit to the National Records of Scotland, 3 March 2017


Annual General Meeting and talk on the artist Charles H. Mackie by author Pat Clark, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 11 February 2017


‘Printmaking in Scotland’, a two-day symposium in partnership with Edinburgh Printmakers, National Galleries of Scotland and the University of St Andrews.
Edinburgh Printmakers, 23 Union Street, Edinburgh, & Hawthornden Lecture Theatre, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh, 3 & 4 February 2017


Journal launch and tour of the A Sketch of the Universe: Art, Science and the Influence of D’Arcy Thompson exhibition, Edinburgh City Art Centre, 3 December 2016


Tour of the art collections at Kellie Castle by NTS Curator Antonia Laurence-Allen, 22 October 2016


Visit to the Art and Design Galleries, National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh, 23 September, 2016


Tour of the Henry Taylor Wyse exhibition, Hill House, Helensburgh, 20 August 2016


Tour of the Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum, Stirling, 9 July 2016


SSAH weekend visit to Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway, Saturday 28 – Sunday 29 May 2016


‘Behind the scenes’ tour of The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museum, 20 February 2016


Women in Scottish Art 1885-1965, A study day organised by the Scottish Society for Art History, Hawthornden Lecture Theatre, Scottish National Gallery, Saturday 23 January 2016


Annual General Meeting, Journal Launch, and visit to the recently reopened Surgeons Hall Museum, 12th December 2015


Tour of the exhibition Recording Scotland: World War II Through Artists’ Eyes, Gateway Galleries, St Andrews, 2 October 2015


Tour of the University of Edinburgh Art Collection and Something Blue exhibition, 17 April 2015


Scottish Art in the Great War – a study day at the Black Watch Castle & Museum, 28 February 2015


Tour of You Choose exhibition at Edinburgh City Art Centre by Helen Scott, 14 February 2015


SSAH Journal launch event, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 22 November 2014


Visit to Glasgow Museums Resource Centre to see Art and Paintings Collection (Joanna Meacock, Pippa Stephenson, Glasgow Museums), Saturday 18 October 2014     


Visit to Scottish Conservation Studio (Helen Creasy, Tuula Pardoe and Will Murray), Friday 19 September 2014


Tour of Barbara Rae exhibition at Gateway Galleries, University of St Andrews (Jessica Burdge, Museum Collections Unit), Friday 5 September 2014


Guided Tour of art and architecture-related gravestones in Warriston Cemetery, Edinburgh (Friends of Warriston group/Caroline Gerard), Saturday 16 August


Visit to National Museums Scotland – workshop on Archaeology and Treasure Trove and tour of Textiles and Jewellery from the Art and Design Collection (Natasha Ferguson and Lisa Mason, National Museums Scotland), Friday 27 June 2014


Annual General Meeting, Journal Launch and Guided Tour of the Walter Geike exhibition, City Art Centre, Edinburgh, 7 December 2013


Guided Tour of the refurbished Black Watch Castle and Museum, 21 August 2013


Guided Tour of Dovecot Weaving Studio, Edinburgh, 21 August 2013


Guided Tour of Kirkcaldy Galleries, July 2013


Guided Tour of ‘From Death to Death and Other Small Tales’ exhibition, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, 25 May 2013


Guided Tour of the Wilhelmina Barnes-Graham exhibition, City Art Centre, Edinburgh, 27 January 2013


Annual General Meeting and launch of the 2012-3 Journal, Saturday 8 December 2012, Scottish National Portrait Gallery


Tour of the Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art 2012, 1 May 2012


Tour of the exhibition From Van Gogh to Vettriano, Aberdeen Art Gallery, 24 March 2012


Tour of the ‘J.D. Fergusson and France: Colour, Rhythm and Form’ exhibition, University of Glasgow, 10th December 2011


Tour of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 2 December 2011


Tour of the National Museum of Scotland Edinburgh, 4 February 2012


Tour of the University of Aberdeen art collection, 15 October 2011


Tour of Balmungo House, 10 September 2011


Tour of Jupiter Artland, 11 August 2011


Tour of the art collections in the MUSA Collections Centre, University of St Andrews, 4 June 2011


Guided Tour of the Art Galleries of The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museum, Saturday 5 June 2010