The SSA stages an ambitious display of 24 works by Paul Klee, his first solo show in a public gallery in Britain. One of the…


Works by Polish artists are invited from the Institute of Art Propaganda in Warsaw.


Edvard Munch’s first UK solo show is mounted by the SSA as part of the Annual Exhibition. The 12 figurative compositions and landscapes selected by…


Work by Picasso, Daumier, Degas and Forain is displayed.


The Society secures the loan of works by Cezanne, Gauguin, van Gogh, Matisse and Vlaminck for exhibition alongside members’ work.


The Royal Scottish Academy elects James Guthrie as its president. The relationship between the two institutions improves, and the Society secures the future use of…


Some of the Glasgow Boys – James Guthrie, William York MacGregor, Alexander Ignatius Roche – are elected to the SSA.


The SSA has an uneasy relationship with the RSA, who refuse the Society use of the galleries on several occasions. Undeterred, the SSA appeals to…


The SSA holds its first Annual Exhibition at the Royal Institution in Edinburgh (which becomes the RSA). The emphasis is on providing a space for…


A group of 30 artists meets in Edinburgh to discuss forming a new Society, separate from the Royal Scottish Academy. This is the first meeting…