Attraction in Edinburgh
The Dean Gallery, situated directly opposite the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, houses an extensive collection of Dada and Surrealist art including many celebrated works by Dalí, Duchamp, Ernst, Giacometti, Magritte, Man Ray, Miró, Picasso, Tanguay and Delvaux among others. The Gallery is also home to a large collection of work by Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, including a substantial number of plaster sculptures, prints and drawings, as well as books, toys, machines parts and other items which have inspired his work over the years. Using these various artworks and objects, the gallery has recreated the artist’s densely crowded London studio. There is also a suite of galleries for displaying exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. New landscaping has provide the Gallery with magnificent grounds for the display of sculpture along with commanding views south over the city.
Open Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm. Extended hours during the Edinburgh Festival. Closed 25 and 26 December only.
Admission to the permanent collection is free. Entrance charges are made for special exhibitions.
Gift shop; Café; Disabled Access; Education Services.
Nearest UK Airport: Edinburgh
Gift Shop: Yes
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