What’s On Past Exhibitions

Makers' Fair 2016

Makers' Fair 2016

Saturday 10 December - Sunday 11 December 2016
12:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us in celebrating the diversity of resident makers in St Margaret's House at our festive Makers' Fair 2016.  Beautiful handcrafted gifts made by Edinburgh Palette tenants, with a wide selection of textiles, paintings, jewellery, prints, and pottery on sale. This year the Makers' Fair will be set in all 3 galleries: Gallery 1 - Ceramics / Stone & Sculpture /…

People Know How

People Know How

Tuesday 29 November - Sunday 4 December 2016
10:00am - 5:00pm
Just because we are young, doesn't mean we don't have anything to say… Positive Transitions is a project that helps young people to make a great start as they begin secondary school. We are consulting 860 young people as they start secondary school in Edinburgh and this exhibition features their art work and comments.

The 2nd Annual ANTIFUCKTARIAN EXHIBITION

The 2nd Annual ANTIFUCKTARIAN EXHIBITION

Sunday 20 November - Sunday 27 November 2016
10:00am - 6:00pm
A short definition of AntiFucktArianism: A group of anonymous artists who employ,  found objects, leafleting, stickering, film Collage, and other cheap n' cheerful, quick n' nasty or even sly and devious ways to protest against/undermine and shine a light on the tactics of - FucktArianism. The control exerted by ‘The FucktArians’, the  ‘Above’. The elites who own the money supply and…

From Iceland to Orchids

From Iceland to Orchids

Saturday 12 November - Sunday 27 November 2016
10:30am - 6:30pm
Opening event: Friday 11th of November, 6:30pm Capturing the light, revealing the wonders of the world, photographic exploration is at the heart of the F8 group. From landscape to montage, from portrait to macro, from Iceland to Orchids, every image full of creative inspiration. Eleven photographers with contrasting styles and eclectic skills have united to exhibit a rainbow of photographic excellence. Iceland…

Martin Metcalfe - OUTSIDER TRADING

Martin Metcalfe - OUTSIDER TRADING

Saturday 12 November - Sunday 20 November 2016
10:00am - 6:00pm
Opening event: Friday 11th of November, 6:30pm Martin Metcalfe's 4th exhibition has embraced outsider art to express his feelings on a marginalised & disenfranchised people in Western society. He tries to focus on the childlike and the strange in an attempt to remind the world of it’s humanity.

Juncture

Juncture

Saturday 12 November - Sunday 27 November 2016
10:00am - 6:00pm
Opening event: Friday 11th of November, 6:30pm Upward Mobility is an Edinburgh based charity providing support and opportunities for adults with learning difficulties and autism. As well as providing tailored support services, we have a growing reputation for our curriculum of creative workshops, educational activities and vocational programmes. Since 2006, we’ve been encouraging our students to develop confidence, imagination and life…

Medley4

Medley4

Saturday 22 October - Saturday 5 November 2016
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Opening Event: Saturday 22 October, 2pm Art and design exhibition including work by Mix graduates from Dundee Textile students from Edinburgh College William J. Gall Jane Crisholm

Rhythm and Line

Rhythm and Line

Saturday 22 October - Saturday 5 November 2016
11:00am - 4:00pm
Rhythm and Line is a collection of recent acrylic paintings and collage work on canvas by Lorna Nisbet. The work encompasses how the rhythm of life is criss-crossed by lines, breaks, intersections which continually transform the human and animal landscapes by applying unexpected texture and depth.

Collective Amnesia

Collective Amnesia

Saturday 22 October - Sunday 6 November 2016
11:00am - 6:00pm
Opening Event: Saturday 22 October, 2pm - 5pm First solo exhibition by Aileen A. Paton. ‘Collective amnesia’ was originally a term that indicated how quickly we as a nation or group of nations forget. In other words, we never learn from history. Also termed ‘social amnesia’, it might be explained by our tendency nowadays to suffer from information overload, or ‘hyperconnectivity’.…

We Are All Immigrants

We Are All Immigrants

Sunday 16 October - Sunday 23 October 2016
10:00am - 6:00pm
Opening event - Sunday 16th October, 3pm - 6pm Pop up audio visual exhibition   Voices of Italian women who moved to Scotland over the last 20 years Created by Charioteer Theatre Curated by Carlo Pirozzi and Donatella Camedda An audio visual exhibition on migrant women. We focused on women immigrated to Scotland in the last 20 years and we asked them to tell…

Reaching for the Sun – A stitch in time

Reaching for the Sun – A stitch in time

Friday 14 October - Monday 24 October 2016
10:00am - 10:00pm
Link Up Women’s Support Centre This beautiful quilt is the culmination of a series of craft workshops by the Link Up Women’s Support community in collaboration with one of our members, Lorna Fogden which all our members have contributed to. The work explores themes of growth and the seasons of change we can go through with our mental health.  The…

VAU Members Show 2016

VAU Members Show 2016

Saturday 1 October - Sunday 16 October 2016
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Opening event: Saturday 1st October 1pm - 4pm Refreshments and nibbles provided – all welcome! Visual Artist Unit commits itself to the dual aims of supporting emerging artists based in Scotland and improving public engagement and access to contemporary art for the wider community. Each year, VAU hosts an Annual Members Show in a different location, showcasing individual works by…

Erasure: New Drawings by Deirdre Macleod

Erasure: New Drawings by Deirdre Macleod

Saturday 1 October - Sunday 16 October 2016
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Preview - Saturday 1 October 1pm - 4pm Deirdre will exhibit a new body of large-scale and 3D semi-abstract drawings. The starting point for these drawings is the effect upon urban light of changes to the built environment and, in particular, the processes of construction and demolition which affect city light. Deirdre Macleod is a Scottish artist, who takes aspects of…

Between Two Moons

Between Two Moons

Saturday 1 October - Sunday 16 October 2016
11:00am - 5:00pm
Private View: Saturday 1 October, 1pm - 4pm The work in this exhibition by Mark Haddon can be seen as a journey made through a landscape without destination, a journey made between two moons. "I’d been thinking about the story Cadmus, who in his search for his sister Europa, had been told by the Delphic Oracle that he should follow a…

Together

Together

Saturday 10 September - Sunday 25 September 2016
11:00am - 6:00pm
Opening event - Saturday 10 September, 12pm - 3pm. ‘Together’ - a retro-inspective  - bringing the past, the present and the future together in a collection of works by Deb Ball and connected artists, celebrating a passion for life and the world we live in. Featuring painting, photography, drawings, ceramics, sculpture, prints, projections and poetry. There will be live art…

Inspired - An Exhibition of Felted Wool Design

Inspired - An Exhibition of Felted Wool Design

Saturday 10 September - Sunday 25 September 2016
11:00am - 6:00pm
New exhibition combines art and couture with everyday living to create a delightful explosion of colour and creativity in felted wool. INSPIRED is a selling showcase of contemporary felted wool craft and design. Visitors will explore a colourful mix of felt artworks, wearables and homewares by our selected textile artists and makers.

African Movie

African Movie

Saturday 10 September - Sunday 25 September 2016
11:00am - 6:00pm
Opening event - Saturday 10 September, 12pm - 3pm New work by Vittoria Grant I have focused on re-creating a narrative of African life as I experienced it as a child and later on as an adult revisiting the places of my early years. I have portrayed the east African coast through a series of black and white sketches that make…

The Oak Year

The Oak Year

Saturday 27 August - Sunday 28 August 2016
10:00am - 8:00pm
Preview evening Friday 26 August 2016, 6.00 - 8.00pm During which Anne will paint The Last Leaf  24 panels painted by Anne Gilchrist The whole of this large work will be exhibited, together with related paintings, drawings and installations for the first time. Each leaf in The Oak Year is painted from a real specimen, all from one oak wood on…

A-I-R 15/16

A-I-R 15/16

Saturday 6 August - Saturday 27 August 2016
12:00pm - 7:00pm
Private View Saturday 6th August, 19.00 – 21.00 | Sponsored by Blue Moon Events Thursday 11th & 18th August, 19.00 – 21.00 Closing Event Saturday 27th August, 19.00 – 21.00 ‘Thirteen’ artists showcase their most recent works created during their artist-in-residence roles at the Edinburgh College of Art & Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design A-I-R 15/16 are excited…

Have They Taken Us Now?

Have They Taken Us Now?

Saturday 6 August - Sunday 28 August 2016
11:00am - 6:00pm
Opening Night Saturday 6th August, 18.30 – 22.00 Closing Night Saturday 27th August, 18.30 – 22.00 Have They Taken Us Now? is a performance-based exhibition by Saras Feijóo. An exploratory journey into our food addictions, our society and the extermination of the human race Processed food has caused a degeneration of our bodies and created addictions that over the centuries have “ruled” our society. We have been sharing our bodies…

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