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Isaac Julien: Lessons of the Hour

29 July – 10 October
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One)
Daily, 10am – 5pm | Free, Book in advance

 

Don’t miss the UK premiere of Isaac Julien’s ten-screen film installation Lessons of the Hour, which offers a poetic meditation on the life and times of Frederick Douglass, presented in partnership with National Galleries Scotland.

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Exhibitions

September

While the festival is over for another year, exhibitions remain open at our partner galleries across the capital

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DIY
ART

Free Creativity Kits

DIY Art is our free series of activity packs specially designed by artists, inviting you to get creative at home

DIY ART

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Galleries Across the Capital

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