Talbot Rice Gallery

Verified University of Edinburgh, The University of, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL Location

Located in Edinburgh, the Talbot Rice Gallery is a stunning art gallery housed in the historic Old College of the University of Edinburgh. With a beautiful layout and sequence of spaces, visitors are taken on a dramatic journey through contemporary double-height white spaces, transitional areas, and a neoclassical vaulted hall. The medium-scale exhibitions benefit greatly from this venue, broadening the possibilities of representation. This gallery offers diverse art, creating a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere for both students and art enthusiasts alike. Currently showcasing the captivating exhibition In the Round by Angelica Mesiti, Talbot Rice Gallery is a must-visit for anyone interested in contemporary art. Discover this inspiring place that regularly captivates visitors with its thought-provoking displays.

📍 Location

ℹ️ About

Name Talbot Rice Gallery
City Edinburgh
Website https://www.trg.ed.ac.uk/
Phone +44 131 650 2210

🙋‍♂️ Frequently asked questions about Talbot Rice Gallery

What is the contact phone number for the Art gallery?

The contact phone number for Talbot Rice Gallery is +44 131 650 2210

What are today's opening hours?

Today Friday, the opening hours for Talbot Rice Gallery are 10 am–5 pm and it is currently opened. Here are the opening hours for the entire week.

What is the street where Talbot Rice Gallery is located?

This Art gallery is located at University of Edinburgh, The University of, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL.

What services does this Art gallery offer?

Art gallery, Museum, Tourist attraction

Is it open on Saturdays?

It's opened on Saturdays from 10 am–5 pm.

Is it open on Sundays?

It's closed on Sundays.

🕓 Opening Hours

Today, Friday, December 08, 2023, the opening hours for the Art gallery are 10 am–5 pm

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10 am–5 pm
Wednesday 10 am–5 pm
Thursday 10 am–5 pm
Friday 10 am–5 pm
Saturday 10 am–5 pm
Sunday Closed

👍👎 Reviews

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Beautiful Exhibition unpacking colonial legacies, debt analysis and storytelling. Thank you for hosting us.

Holly Bynoe

7 months ago

An amazing FREE gallery that puts on some of the best and most innovative exhibitions in the city.

Shadow Cast

7 months ago

Despite many attempts, did not understand

Vivek Varat

8 months ago

The gallery is fine but the exhibitions should be taken care of more. The excellent staff.

Antonio Caulín Martínez

8 months ago

building is beautiful , girl on reception has been awesome but girl inside exhibition was extremly rude

Journey Dude

9 months ago


Irene Firth

10 months ago

@talbotricegallery was a blast. As my first #universitygallery experience in Scotland ????????????????????????????, I am amazed.- beautiful building in the heart of Edinburgh, with clear and great navigation and orientation system- great participative exhibitions (using UV lights and so)- amazing welcome desk and very helpful and friendly student staff- free entry and accessibility for wheelchair or mothers with trolley- small but nice museum shop- feedback forms- reflection and relax roomsVisit my instagram @universitygalleries to find out more.Did you know that Scotland university museums have their own network? @talbotricegallery is also part of @unimuseumsinscotland.What other university galleries and art museums would you recommend to visit?

eva gartnerova

1 years and 0 months ago

Very interesting, I really enjoyed it

Maja .M

1 years and 1 months ago

free gallery

Jan L.

1 years and 2 months ago

Wonderful cool oasis in a hot and busy Edinburgh. Very friendly staff.

Celine Reilly

1 years and 3 months ago

Being part of the historic Old College of the University of Edinburgh, Talbot Rice Galleryprovides a stunning backdrop for medium-scale exhibitions.I like the layout and the sequence of the space that visitors would experience along the route, starting at a contemporary double-height white space lit by skylight, through several transitional area leading to the neoclassical vaulted hall. The journey itself is dramatic, and the exhibitions I saw were all benefited from the venue which has broadened the possibilities of representation.

Kenneth Li

1 years and 3 months ago

The gallery can be scary if you visit there during weekday because no one is around and some corners in the exhibition are dark


1 years and 4 months ago

Great space for showing works and always showing interest shows very useful for students to visit regularly well recommended

Billy Brown

1 years and 4 months ago

Great space, diverse art, welcoming and relaxed.

Ashley Mowat

1 years and 4 months ago

Beautiful and inspiring place where I go regularly, especially now when Angelica Mesiti In the Round exhibition is still on display, would recommend to everybody who is interested in contemporary art at all

Veronika Ne

1 years and 4 months ago

Must have been an off day, think someone replaced the paintings with a sound and light arrangement akin to sensory deprivation during rendition. Me and me lad thought the wheelchair under the stairs was an exhibit for a while. Not too sure, definitely a place for the more intellectual pretentious as I didn't get it. On the positive it was free and broke up the journey to Gregg's.

Ian Black

1 years and 4 months ago

Awesome place to visit and its free!!

María Francisca Escobar

1 years and 4 months ago

Good gallery

Marco Monti

3 months ago

Disabled access not considered here. A regular wheelchair user was told that they could use the stairs! A medical miracle perhaps? Use of the lift finds one exiting into an unlit area used to stage performance art quite inappropriate for disabled visitors. The final third of the exhibition could not be accessed at all due to stairs only access.The exhibits themselves were a joy and a challenge. The Tower by Jesse Jones and 45th Parallel by Abu Haman were thought provoking and perfectly presented. Contemporary issues of great importance were addressed. Please do go and raise hell if you can’t access exhibits. The Equality Act needs enforcement here!

Alex Wolfe

4 months ago

Wonderful, thought provoking, intense exhibition. Visited on Weekday Wait time No wait … More

D. Bentum

3 months ago

Well worth visiting this gallery that shows new, challenging work

Pierre Landau

3 months ago

Beautifully presented modern art gallery in a stunning building, was free entry when I went. Also gave out free information booklets about the exhibits on. Very thought provoking modern art in multiple forms :) Visited on Weekend Wait time No wait Reservation recommended No … More

Zena Jackson

2 months ago

In the old university building. Closed. Visited on Weekend … More

Anthony Manmohan

1 months ago

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