Thomas Stuart Smith’s Black Portraiture

Friday 21th October

Join our free tour of Thomas Stuart Smith’s black portraits as part of The Smith’s Black History Month tour series.


Join our exhibitions and events officer, Heather Carroll on a tour of Thomas Stuart Smith’s portraits of black sitters. This tour will look at the stories behind the paintings of three unknown black men and explore how they represent complex portraits of race in Victorian Britain.

There are two opportunitites to join this tour. Please book your space on either 7 or 21 October via Eventbrite for free.

This event is part of Black History Month Scotland, for more information regarding events visit the Black History Month Scotland website.

Organizer of Thomas Stuart Smith’s Black Portraiture

The Stirling Smith is an art gallery and museum which is free to all visitors.

If you’re looking for the history of Stirling and Stirlingshire through the ages, royal connections and of course the world’s oldest football then the Smith is the place for you.

Love Art? We have a large collection which is shown alongside exhibitons from both local and international artists.

Our display changes regularly so there’s always something new!

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