Thomas Stuart Smith’s Black Portraiture

This October, The Smith is holding tours of the collection every Friday for Black History Month.

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.




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Event Details

Date: 7th October 2022

Start time: 11:00

End time: 12:00

Venue: Smith Art Gallery and Museum

Phone: 01786 471917