06/11/2019 - 21/12/2019

Talks and Tours

Join us for 10-minute talks and Spotlight tours!

10-minute talks

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
from 6 November, 11.30am

Join our staff for informal insights into the Art Gallery displays. See What's On screens and online for themes and meeting points.


Spotlight tour: The Ferryman's Journey

Mondays, 11am (20mins)

G3, Ground Floor

Why is this painting so important? What's its connection to Aberdeen? Take a closer look at
Le Passeur (The Ferryman) by Wiliam Stott of Oldham, on loan from Tate.


Spotlight tour: Martin Parr - Think Of Scotland

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays
from 7 November, 2.30pm (20mins)

BP Galleries, Second Floor

What is it about Scotland that Martin Parr loves so much? Find out in this introduction to the first exhibition of Parr's images taken here over a 25-year period, with a look at the new Aberdeen at Leisure commission.


British Sign Language tour:
The Ferryman's Journey

Wednesday 11 December, 2pm (90mins)

G3, Ground Floor

Join our BSL interpreters for an introduction to Aberdeen Art Gallery and The Ferryman's Journey exhibition, featuring Le Passeur (The Ferryman) by William Stott of Oldham, on loan from Tate.

Image: The Tennis Party (detail), Sir John Lavery, 1885