EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY
Discover the stories told by paintings and objects through hands-on interactives.
Unless you need step-free access, the easiest way to reach this gallery is via the Southeast Stairs from the South Foyer. Turn rightt at the top of these stairs, go through the second entrance on your right into the Scottish Identity in Art gallery, turn left and go through into Every Picture Tells a Story.
Whilst you could make your way via the Lower East Stairs, (or the outside stairs to the Rear Entrance) to Ground Floor Level, then via the Southeast Stairs to First Floor Level, you may as well use the lift.
From the Main entrance, continue past the Shop, turn left and continue to the wall at the east end of the central space, then move right, past the entrance to the Restaurant, to locate the East Lift.
Go to First Floor Level, turn left (south) and continue to the top of the Southeast Stairs, in front of you. Turn left, go through the second entrance on your right into the Scottish Identity in Art gallery, turn left and go through into Every Picture Tells a Story.
You can enter this gallery from the French Art gallery to the north, or from Scottish Identity in Art to the west.
entrance from French Art|
poster, Every Picture Tells a Story
interactive, What Do They Think?|
large painting plus interactive, Discover the Story of Danae and His Terrible Fate
large painting, Danae and or The Tower of Brass|
through doorway into interactive, the Story of the Prince and the Thorny Forest
beyond on south wall, carving in glass case, the Story of Vidhura - Pandita
interactive, Torn Between Two Lovers|
entrance to Scottish Identity in Art
glass case, Islamic shield|
interactive, the Lion and the Gazelle
interactive, The Maori Creation Story
entrance to French Art
On the north side of the section about the Thorny Forest, within the main room, is Every picture tells a story.
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