What’s On Past Exhibitions

Tool Story: making woody things in a buzzing workshop

Tool Story: making woody things in a buzzing workshop

Saturday 11 November - Sunday 26 November 2017
11:00am - 6:00pm
Opening Event Saturday, 11 November 1pm - 4pm Workshop Saturday, 18 November - More info to come The Edinburgh Tool Library, a charity building a community for all, without costing the earth. To celebrate our recent 3rd birthday, we have gathered some stories and creations of our volunteers and members. After the success of our exhibition at Custom Lane, we're starting to tour the…

In The Shadows Cast By Trees

In The Shadows Cast By Trees

Saturday 11 November - Sunday 26 November 2017
11:00am - 6:00pm
A collection of images and poetry inspired by nature and mythology Opening Event: Saturday, 11 November 1pm 4pm Free Poetry Workshop: Saturday, 18 November 2pm - 3:30pm As life has its circle; as paths meander and are lost in the forest; as death becomes rebirth, the endless cycle continues. Where we fit into this circle is an open-ended question, a…

Grown Together: an exhibition about people and trees

Grown Together: an exhibition about people and trees

Saturday 11 November - Sunday 26 November 2017
11:00am - 6:00pm
Opening event Saturday 11th November 1-4pm This exhibition brings together 18 artists, makers, poets and designers whose work is intimately connected with trees and woodland. Though their works span a wide variety of media they are all united by a strong affinity with woodland; as a place to observe and connect with nature, as a rich source of metaphor, as a…

Still Point

Still Point

Saturday 21 October - Sunday 5 November 2017
12:00pm - 6:00pm
Conversations with remote places   Opening event: Saturday 21 October, 2-5pm Closing event: Sunday 5 November, 3-5pm Jacqui Higgs SSA is an Edinburgh-based Dublin-born artist, and qualified art therapist.

Special event | Open Doors Weekend

Special event | Open Doors Weekend

Saturday 21 October - Sunday 22 October 2017
11:00am - 6:00pm
St Margaret's House residents will open the doors of their studios this Autumn, on the 21st and 22nd of October 2017. This is a fantastic opportunity to discover the wonders that lie behind the door of each studio in the building, and meet an astounding array of creative people from all fields from art to charity, crafts and other worlds. For the first time, we…

Medley5

Medley5

Saturday 21 October - Saturday 4 November 2017
11:00am - 5:00pm
Opening Event: 21 October at 3pm Jane Chisholm and invited artists. Staffed from 1pm - 5pm

Into the Moment

Into the Moment

Saturday 21 October - Sunday 5 November 2017
11:00am - 6:00pm
Paintings, drawings and silver enamelled jewellery around the theme of microscopic water creatures. A strange fascination with owls and some collaborative work with a woodworker.   Megan Burt has been painting and drawing imagery of microscopic creatures for some time and is finding it interesting to move the theme over to a different medium. Working in 3 dimensional forms  with silver enables her to…

Touching the Surface

Touching the Surface

Saturday 30 September - Sunday 15 October 2017
10:00am - 6:00pm
Opening event: Saturday 30th September 6.30 - 9pm. Dipa Ward Paintings, prints and general mark making; working towards creating a sense of light and space. The works in this exhibition are predominantly landscape with some paintings and prints of flowers to. Len Grannum My work to date is about exploring my relationship with the external world and personal memories through…

Mad World: Repeat Prescription

Mad World: Repeat Prescription

Saturday 30 September - Sunday 15 October 2017
10:00am - 8:00pm
Preview event: Friday 29th September from 6:30pm An art and knowledge exhibition revealing some of the history of the democratic psychiatry movement which has challenged human rights abuses over decades and changed the way we understand what madness means.

GuildEd Threads

GuildEd Threads

Saturday 30 September - Sunday 15 October 2017
10:00am - 4:00pm
An 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…

Bestiaires & autres chimères

Bestiaires & autres chimères

Saturday 16 September - Sunday 24 September 2017
11:00am - 6:00pm
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…

The Too Much Fun Club (The TMFC)’s mural residence and retrospective

The Too Much Fun Club (The TMFC)’s mural residence and retrospective

Tuesday 5 September - Sunday 24 September 2017
11:00am - 6:00pm
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…

Yvonne Buskie | ... starting to see the end

Yvonne Buskie | ... starting to see the end

Wednesday 2 August - Sunday 27 August 2017
12:00pm - 6:00pm
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 mobile ‘Place Standard’ tour

The mobile ‘Place Standard’ tour

Wednesday 12 July - Sunday 23 July 2017
10:00am - 6:00pm
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…

Horrible Horse and Face, the Face

Horrible Horse and Face, the Face

Saturday 8 July - Sunday 23 July 2017
10:00am - 6:00pm
Preview event: 7 July, 6pm - 9pm. An exhibition by Danny Leyland of visual art and poetry & sonic performances with special guests.

Éire Intransition

Éire Intransition

Saturday 8 July - Sunday 23 July 2017
10:00am - 6:00pm
Preview 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,…

A Closer Overlook

A Closer Overlook

Saturday 8 July - Sunday 23 July 2017
10:00am - 6:00pm
Preview 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…

Voices of Edinburgh

Voices of Edinburgh

Saturday 17 June - Sunday 2 July 2017
10:00am - 6:00pm
Launch 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…

Faces Places - Jamie King and Nicky Beckett

Faces Places - Jamie King and Nicky Beckett

Saturday 17 June - Sunday 2 July 2017
10:00am - 6:00pm
Preview 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…

All in Good Taste

All in Good Taste

Saturday 17 June - Sunday 2 July 2017
10:00am - 6:00pm
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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