We are hosting an Open Doors event on Saturday 16 October from 10am – 2pm at our new site located at 20 West Shore Road. We would like to warmly invite all to come and see the space and meet the team.
Edinburgh Palette Open Doors Event
20 West Shore Road, EH5 1QD
Saturday 16 October, 10am – 2pm
The project will provide affordable shop space for local retail and hospitality businesses, animating the pedestrian promenade. It will also support the creative industries, the third sector, freelancers and micro-businesses, providing sought after high-quality studio and office space. When developed the building’s grounds will greatly enhance the public realm and greenspace in the area and will support active travel to and through the site. Other activities planned are play-based recreation and cultural events and the project will also provide improved access to the waterfront. Come down and meet the team to find out more!
The City of Edinburgh Council, in partnership with Creative Scotland, offer funding opportunities to Visual Artists /Craft Makers who can demonstrate a commitment to developing their creative practice and are living or working or maintaining a studio space within Edinburgh.
In place of the usual VACMA awards, this year fixed bursaries are available in recognition of the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 on individual artists and makers. The scheme acknowledges the limitations placed on individual practices and the opportunities that are currently available. The VACMA scheme offers two levels of bursaries and you should apply for the one that best suits your situation.
• Artist/Maker Bursaries of £750
• Early Career Bursaries of £500 (For applicants that have less than 5 years’ experience outside of education/training, graduated in 2016 or later, or that have not studied art formally but have been practising as an artist for up to 5 years)
The Application Form, VACMA Guidance and the Equalities Monitoring Form are available to download at VACMA EDINBURGH
People Know How and Polwarth Church are delighted to invite you to the launch of the All Aboard canal boat at 2-4pm on 25 September! The launch event invites you on board the new boat and offers many opportunities to get involved – from volunteering as a crew member or helmsman, to providing support through art, music, culture, meditation or any other ideas you might have!
People Know How has been selected as a finalist in the Scottish Charity Awards and are now collecting votes for the People’s Choice Award. The charity are finalists in the Digital Citizens category, in recognition of the work they’ve done over the last year to provide devices, digital skills and connectivity to thousands of people across Edinburgh and East Lothian during the pandemic. While a judging panel will determine the winners under the nine distinct categories, members of the public can have their say by voting for their favourite overall entry in the People’s Choice Award!
The Together Trust Eco Group is planning an art exhibition in central Edinburgh in October.
The theme is ‘Our Precious and Precarious World’.
All are welcome to exhibit their work. Drawings, paintings, photographs, collage, textiles, fibre arts, recycled material, digital images and sculpture will be included.
Further details are available at www.togetheredinburgh.org.uk/art
I am looking to share my studio from now until the end of the year. It is a three window studio, lots of natural light and uncluttered.
I am a musician and mainly use the studio for teaching and practising. Sharing with another musician, or similarly small scale music making would work well, but I’d be happy to talk to other artists who need a space to work in for a time too. I am interested in drawing, photography and video work as well, so get in touch if you are interested to have a look at the space.
Rent would be £115 a month, including all of the perks of being in the Palette – please contact me at email@example.com to find out more.
We are looking for artists based in and around Edinburgh – VISUAL ARTS POETRY/WRITING MUSIC DANCE/MOVEMENT.
We have the pleasure to offer an exciting opportunity to take part in a collaborative residency followed by an exhibition/performance. You are invited to share your work, collaborate, inspire, explore and take your artwork to the next level.
*Project is funded by donations; any profits will be shared Following the above project, selected participants will be offered an opportunity to exhibit your work during the Autumn group show with Edinburgh Palette – all details will be provided in due time.