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Talbot Rice Gallery

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Old College | South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, Scotland
+44 131 650 2211
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Lovely and arty!

Loved this gallery! Visited for the exhibition a friend had posted about. Fresh and edgy in the art... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
Lilmissfusspot
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Great spaces

A lovely canvas for any exhibition. I went to Counterplace which was interesting and varied. Not a... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2014
CyuutBen
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15 Mar 2016
“Lovely and arty!”
2 Oct 2014
“Great spaces”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Old College | South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, Scotland
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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Loved this gallery! Visited for the exhibition a friend had posted about. Fresh and edgy in the art scene. I especially enjoyed the video art "The Common Sense"

Thank Lilmissfusspot
Reviewed 2 October 2014

A lovely canvas for any exhibition. I went to Counterplace which was interesting and varied. Not a massive set of spaces so even if you're not a major art fan - this can be a nice quick visit.

Thank CyuutBen
Reviewed 22 April 2013

a delightful gallery with contrasts. The Georgian Gallery with its Dutch Collection above and contemporary hang on the ground floor is beautiful; the other galleries offer a bright well illuminated backdrop for modern art. To be recommended is the guided tour - check when it...More

Thank D C
Reviewed 22 October 2012 via mobile

We stumbled on the Talbot Rice by accident and had never heard of it. We went in half expecting a museum about the cereal (rice), but what we found was a bright, light, modern art gallery with an exhibition of drawings by a sculptor and...More

1  Thank Carol R
Reviewed 23 September 2012

Went to the Gallery to visit the Tim Rollins & K.O.S. exhibition - made for a fascinating discussion about the art on display - loved the Animal Farm work! There are two parts to the gallery - the White Gallery which is a bright well...More

2  Thank ScotchMissed
Reviewed 30 May 2009

The Talbot Rice gallery is the University of Edinburgh's very own art venue, tucked in a corner of the grand Old College, built in the second half of the 18th century, and worth a visit for itself. The gallery is on the last floor and...More

4  Thank artvisits
Reviewed 18 August 2015
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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