Past Exhibitions

GuildEd Threads

30 September 2017 - 15 October 2017

Mary Emroiderer's GuildAn Exhibition of Embroidery and Textile Art Opening morning: Saturday 30th September 10:30am - 1pm The Embroiderer's Guild is a registered charity and the Edinburgh Branch has been in existence for over 60 years. At the moment we have 55 members who come from all walks of life. Their many skills and interests combine to make an active and productive group. We have monthly lectures on embroidery related subjects and organise workshops several times a year with experienced tutors who…
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Bestiaires & autres chimères

16 September 2017 - 24 September 2017

Closing event: Saturday 23rd September 6-9pm.  " BESTIAIRE, TOTEMS & AUTRES CHIMÈRES " is an artistic project, in a continuum form, intended to develop itself towards other horizons, with the help and company of others . Incarnated for the first time last year at L'aiguillage, an art gallery in Paris, and then this summer at L'orangerie du Senat in the Luxembourg garden, the project is meant to blossom through its evolution brought by time and with the contribution of other artists,…
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The Too Much Fun Club (The TMFC)’s mural residence and retrospective

05 September 2017 - 24 September 2017

Too Much Fun Club (TMFC)Launch: Friday 8th September, 7pm till 10pm Workshops: Saturday 23rd of September Closing event with special event 22nd-23rd of September. Exhibition: 5th -24th of September.. Edinburgh Palette has invited the TMFC to a 3 week residency in their Galleries at St Margaret's House themed around the collective creation of murals offering the public a new insight into its creative process. It will offer the Edinburgh based art collective a space to create together and with the public through workshops, exhibiting artwork,…
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Yvonne Buskie | ... starting to see the end

02 August 2017 - 27 August 2017

Live closing event:  Wednesday 23rd August 7-8pm A collaborative retreat at St Margaret's House Six collaborating artists, Yvonne Buskie with Guest Artists Christine Devaney (Dancer+Choreographer), Luke Sutherland (Musician), Evy Tjåland (Visual Artist), Margarita Vazquez Ponte (Multi Media), Nik Paget-Tomlinson (Musician), create an evolving environment influenced by ideas of piety and vandalism. An integration of drawing, sound, performance, projection, and sculptural objects. // Part of the Edinburgh Art Festival 2017 //
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The mobile ‘Place Standard’ tour

12 July 2017 - 23 July 2017

HERE+NOW in partnership with Leith Creative, in the ‘People & Places: Make Leith Better’ project, invite you to join them for a series of pop up events and curated conversations in conjunction with Leith Late 17 and Architecture Fringe 17. Join HERE+NOW as they take a giant mobile ‘Place Standard’ tool on tour around the streets of Leith. Literally rolling through the streets and pausing at strategic locations along the way, the spinning wheel offers a live invitation of input…
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Horrible Horse and Face, the Face

08 July 2017 - 23 July 2017

Preview event: 7 July, 6pm - 9pm. An exhibition by Danny Leyland of visual art and poetry & sonic performances with special guests.
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Éire Intransition

08 July 2017 - 23 July 2017

SaorisePreview event: 7 July, 6pm - 9pm. Nikkita will be exhibiting her recent work from her project 32 - 26 + 6 - 1. This project is based on the current political situation in Ireland, with a key focus on the landscape, landmarks and territories. The title of her project is a representation of the size of the Island of Ireland, the free state and the occupied six counties with the scale and number of her artworks referring to this. Morgan…
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A Closer Overlook

08 July 2017 - 23 July 2017

Mondrian nowadaysPreview event: 7 July, 6pm - 9pm. “A closer overlook” leaves an "insignificant" window open to the viewer’s mind to take a second chance for puzzling back the intimidating unknown. Melpomeni Irakleous is an observer of small, unnoticed things. In her paintings, she combines, rearranges and modifies found imagery with glimpses and shapes from everyday life. Despite the highly colourful manner in which her subject matter is presented, a subtle darkness, that encapsulates the tension and ambiguity of a moment or…
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Voices of Edinburgh

17 June 2017 - 02 July 2017

Voices of EdinburghLaunch event:  Friday 17 June from 6 - 8pm. Workshops: Tuesday 20 June, 1.30 – 3.30, Voices of Edinburgh:  What Now?  An Interactive Workshop Wed 28 June, 1.30 – 4.30, Equalities and Human Rights: working together in Lothian. A workshop for NHS Lothian Colleagues and Stakeholders. Equality and Rights Network (EaRN) presents Voices of Edinburgh: a collection of photographs and podcasts showcasing the voices of the people of Edinburgh. What does equality mean to you? This is the question Edinburgh’s Equality and…
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Faces Places - Jamie King and Nicky Beckett

17 June 2017 - 02 July 2017

Jamie KingPreview event: Friday 16 June 6-8pm This is the second collaboration of resident artists Jamie King and Nicky Beckett. The exhibition titled "Faces Places" is a body of work that was conceived in August 2016 and has the theme of homelessness. Both artists have approached the subject of homelessness in a sensitive and individual manner. The exhibition will include oil painting, mixed media and photography and is in support of the charity Shelter.
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All in Good Taste

17 June 2017 - 02 July 2017

Preview event: Friday 16 June 6-8pm 'All in good taste' takes a look into what makes people identify a place as home. With a wide variant in style there is an exploration from each artist into where they perceive to be their home - within country, themselves or objects.
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All at Once

20 May 2017 - 04 June 2017

The Golden Trailer Collective - Kavadi: Faded GloryOpening night Saturday 20 May, 6pm Closing festivities Saturday 3 June, 3pm till 8pm > Have a look at the detailed programme of the festivities here ! ALL AT ONCE' is something you can chant at the end of a music gig instead of 'one more tune'. The themes of this show include (but are not exclusive to): who is crazy? who is sane?, the slow death of the heart through capitalism, warriors, total environmental destruction, culture in decline, and the universe (all at…
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ECA | Running Up That Hill

29 April 2017 - 13 May 2017

Preview Friday 28 April, 6pm “Running Up That Hill” is an exhibition showcasing the progressing art practices of third year Edinburgh College of Art students from the four disciplines of Painting, Intermedia, Sculpture and Photography. The exhibition encapsulates a variety of perspectives reflecting the exciting diversity of ways in which our generation is approaching contemporary art practice. From the navigation of everyday society and the re-examination of conditions rooted in art history to the creation of imagined worlds and narratives, a…
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Unstill Life - Alan McGowan

15 April 2017 - 23 April 2017

Exhibition and Book Launch: 22nd of April 5-6pm Artists Talk. 6-8pm Book Launch and exhibition. 7.30pm Musical performance by “Sink”, videos, short films and projections. What if stillness in the life room is only a context, like silence is to music? Alan McGowan's expressive life paintings explore the relationship between our perceptions, the movement of life all around and the attempt to encapsulate it in the language of paint. "Unstill Life" is both an exhibition of paintings and the launch of…
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Watershed

25 March 2017 - 08 April 2017

Girl with Two Men 70cmx62cm oil on canvasPreview on the evening of Friday 24 March. Solo exhibition by Lynn Ahrens This is an exhibition of  figurative paintings which embody in themselves the situations they are in, which revive current concerns with cultural memory and myth.
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