Talks, tours & events

Art Store Tour

Sun 29 Nov - Sun 31 Jan | 12-1pm

Come behind the scenes in Towner's permanent collection and learn about your favorite artists and art works.


Open Ended

Tue 1 Dec - Tue 2 Feb | 10am-12 noon

Open Ended is a special initiative for people with memory loss problems and their carers.


Late Night Christmas Shopping

Thu 3 Dec | 5-8pm

Join us for a relaxed evening of after-hours festive shopping. Warm yourself with complimentary mulled wine and mince pies before exploring Christmas gift ideas.


Drawn to the Page

Sat 5 Dec | 10am-1pm

Explore the John Napier and Julian Germain exhibitions with writer and artist Wendy Ann Greenhalgh as your guide.


Christmas Wreath Making SOLD OUT

Sun 6 Dec | 1.30-4.30pm

Spend a relaxing afternoon learning new skills under the expert guidance of florist Rachel Grimes and come away with your very own creation to display over the festive period.


Designing Spaces Course

Sun 6 Dec - Sun 31 Jan | 1-4pm

A mini-course for 16-19 year olds, the sessions will take you through a design process including research, testing ideas, learning design and construction skills and completing a final installation for our foyer area.


Flemish Collections and Scottish Painting

Sat 9 Jan | 2pm

During Aberdeen’s temporary closure for refurbishment, the gallery has loaned out works to our show and also for an exhibition, Northern Lights, at The Fleming Collection, London. Selina […]


Perspectives On… Portraits

Sun 17 Jan | 2pm

Your expert guide will introduce you to a variety of portraits, from Joseph van Aken’s 1725 work Music Party to contemporary pieces by artists such as Stephen Finer and Ugo Rondinone.