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Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
(3.9/5 based on 40 reviews on the web)
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  • I came to see the Society of Scottish Artists Exhibition and the building is really impressive, with friendly and welcoming staff. The exhibition area, which was upstairs was open and well lit with th...  more »
  • The obvious way into the Academy is from Princes Street but we came in from the Scottish Cafe and Restaurant having first visited the Scottish National Gallery. The building houses exhibitions and wor...  more »
  • The Royal Scottish Academy is in the new town of Edinburgh, at the junction of Princes Street and the mound. Admission to the Gallery is commendably free. The even the reason why we have not really daring detour in the Museum, even though this kind of art is our thing was actually. It has not really touched us, lovers of modern paintings and graphics see that but certainly quite different. Bottom line: A little free culture is not harm actually.
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  • Very poor. In total contrast to the building behind it which has classical work in it of utter beauty and skill. This building is unfortunately full of modern art which looks like a drunk 5 year old tried to do a painting. I understand however that modern art is 'a work' like professional wrestling, in which the seller is simply making money by tricking a 'mark' to believe in a performance. And in that regards I cannot fault the artists as they have rubbish paintings in here for 3 grand. If I could get away with that I'd do it myself. So if you like modern art I'm sure you will love it. If not simply go to building behind for some true classical paintings.
  • Attractive building with carved Egyptian style figures on roof
  • Lots of great art work and free entry, if you are on Princess Street you should really stop in for a visit... you would be mad not to.
  • A lot of interesting exhibitions and plenty of beautiful modern pictures which you can even buy in the academy. Entry is free so I would definetly recommend it.
  • brillian imptessionist exhibition