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Scottish National Portrait Gallery Opens Tomorrow – 01 Dec

November 30, 2011

Citizens of the World SNPG

The new Scottish National Portrait Gallery finally opens tomorrow after its 2-and-a-half year closure for restoration and refurbishment.

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Here is a selection of images which show the new gallery spaces, ready and waiting for the public to come in and enjoy. All in all, there is 60 percent more space open to the public.


Graham Fagen’s Missing in the Contemporary Gallery, the video installation is one of the new Portrait Gallery’s first commisions.

Faces & Places

Faces & Placesis a new and exciting addition to the Portrait Gallery. The digital library is found in many of the exhibitions, and there’s a dedicated Faces & Places touchscreen gallery on the first floor, where you can explore the collections under a starry ceiling!

Pioneers of Science - Higgs
Looking forward to welcoming you into the new gallery…

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