What’s On Past Exhibitions

Jenny Campbell | Broken Lines

Jenny Campbell | Broken Lines

Saturday 23 January - Sunday 7 February 2016
10:00am - 6:00pm
Private view Friday 22 January 2016 In this exhibition I will show paintings and drawings and some monoprints. Making different kinds of marks is partly an expression of how I am feeling and partly it’s a response to what I am seeing. Sometimes I'm more concerned with the making of marks and abstracting from the figure than I am with…

Cordula Marks Venters | The Third Kingdom

Cordula Marks Venters | The Third Kingdom

Saturday 23 January - Sunday 7 February 2016
10:00am - 6:00pm
  Private view Friday 22 January 2016 This exhibition is a collection of mixed media representations of the characters and landscapes of a parallel world: the mythical Shendag Bertec. The drawings are illustrations and companion pieces to the story of Isa Raichenhall and her journey from a mid-20th century Europe torn apart by war to this strange land of strange…

place + platform | BYOB Event

place + platform | BYOB Event

Saturday 16 January 2016
6:30pm - 10:00pm
  place + platform, and Edinburgh Palette, present a one-night event showcasing artist film, moving image and performance, featuring brand new work by supported artists ANNELI HOLMSTROM/ MICHAEL KAY / SAM WOOD with live music by EYES OF OTHERS and KING WINE, and yummy home brew sponsored by Brew Store.

The TMFC Mini Gallery Residency

The TMFC Mini Gallery Residency

Monday 4 January - Sunday 17 January 2016
11:00am - 6:00pm
Featuring Sketch The Rhyme and Character Jam Edinburgh Mural and Illustration collective The Too Much Fun Club are doing a brief session in Gallery 1, between the 4th and the 17th January, they will be creating a large mural in the space and as a finale they will performing their festival show Sketch The Rhyme to a small audience on the…

UPMO | End of Year Exhibition

UPMO | End of Year Exhibition

Thursday 17 December - Friday 18 December 2015
All Day
Find out what goes on at UPMO with a two-day exhibition of some of the highlights of our creative and educational workshops and a series of performances. A lot has happened this year; a new Cafe, 2 ministerial visits, new songs composed, new places explored, new creativity unleashed in the iMuse, new stories told, new challenges overcome, old friendships strengthened,…

Collidoscope

Collidoscope

Saturday 12 December - Sunday 20 December 2015
10:00am - 6:00pm
Private view Saturday 12, from 12:00pm   Collidoscope showcases five artists form five disciplines, colliding together to show their latest works in St Margaret's House.   The exhibition crosses traditional art and craft bounderies and features artists from Scotland, Poland and Taiwan showing painting, sculpture, textile, print and pottery. Artists and crafts makers who would never otherwise collide are coming together to create something magical.

Makers' Christmas Market 2015

Makers' Christmas Market 2015

Saturday 12 December - Sunday 13 December 2015
All Day
Saturday 12 December 2pm - 8pm Sunday 13 December 12pm - 6pm Back by popular demand, local artists and makers will be selling unique Christmas gifts in this special, two-day event. Expect to see cards, prints and handmade crafts, in this festive celebration for the whole family.

Art Auction with a Difference | Leah Merete Robb

Art Auction with a Difference | Leah Merete Robb

Saturday 28 November 2015
2:30pm - 6:00pm
Bidding starts 4:00 pm Leah Robb has a very diverse approach to art-making ranging from figure drawings to psychological portraiture, from filmmaking to political street art. The auction revisits her journey there, with works up for purchase going as far back as 1992.

Edinburgh Palette & UPMO Postcard Art Auction

Edinburgh Palette & UPMO Postcard Art Auction

Thursday 26 November 2015
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Upward Mobility and Edinburgh Palette are hosting the first Postcard Art Auction.  Artists on every floor of the Edinburgh Palette building, including UPMO, are invited to collect a free postcard sized piece of MDF and to cover it in art of their choosing.

Rose Street Project

Rose Street Project

Saturday 21 November - Thursday 7 January 2015
All Day
Several visual artists holding studios in St Margaret's House have created installations and displays in shopfronts along Rose Street for Christmas. The project was curated by Karl Finn Graham, and has been made possible through partnership funding from Essential Edinburgh.

Re:See It 3

Re:See It 3

Saturday 24 October - Sunday 15 November 2015
10:00am - 6:00pm
Private view Friday 23 October Artists respond to the concepts of environmental sustainability in this special group exhibition, which encourages a Scotland-wide artistic response to global climate change. This third Re:See It exhibition at St Margaret's House extends its reach this year, calling on the creative communities engaged with Creative Carbon Scotland Edinburgh and the Green Tease Network in addition to tenants of…

Medley 3 | MIX & Invited artists

Medley 3 | MIX & Invited artists

Saturday 24 October - Sunday 15 November 2015
10:00am - 6:00pm
Private view Friday 23 October Third incarnation of the interdisciplinary and varied group show, featuring media by invited artists, makers and designers.

A Bird Does Not Sing Because It Has an Answer, It Sings Because It Has a Song

A Bird Does Not Sing Because It Has an Answer, It Sings Because It Has a Song

Saturday 10 October - Friday 16 October 2015
10:00am - 6:00pm
Private view Friday 9 October, 6:00 pm This beautiful exhibition is the culmination of a series of craft workshops by the Link Up Women’s Support Centre community, in collaboration with artist and jeweller Fiona Hermse. The work explores themes of support, connection, nature, transience and expression.

Link Up Women’s Support Centre | AGM

Link Up Women’s Support Centre | AGM

Friday 9 October 2015
5:00pm - 6:00pm
This is Link Up Women’s Support Centre's first AGM taking place in their new home, St Margaret's House. The event is free to attend and everyone is welcome. Please RSVP via email.

Shapes that Shift Desire | Naked Aye Art

Shapes that Shift Desire | Naked Aye Art

Saturday 3 October - Sunday 18 October 2015
10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 3 October from 7:00 pm Opening event Featuring live performances and installation in St Margaret's House Followed by after-party in Safari Lounge Naked Aye multi-arts exhibition, with visual arts at its centre, is a group show with works by Scotland-based artists, engaging and playing with the creative and subversive energies of desire connected to the human figure.

Open Studios Weekend

Open Studios Weekend

Saturday 12 September - Sunday 13 September 2015
11:00am - 7:00pm
The artists, designers and charities based in St Margaret’s House will welcome the public in a special weekend event. Located on Edinburgh’s London Road, it opens its doors to the public on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September. Open Studios was started to reveal the breadth of the art, projects and enterprises going on within the brown brick building. Edinburgh…

A Potter, a Painter and a Poet

A Potter, a Painter and a Poet

Friday 31 July - Sunday 30 August 2015
10:00am - 6:00pm
Open Preview evening | Thursday 30 July from 6:00 pm Crystal-glazed stoneware, porcelain and multi-textured golded pots; paintings, drawings and installations growing from a deep relationship with pottery and an ancient Perthshire landscape; poetry exhibited and read around the galleries – three artists explore the natural world and make connections between their work in an unusual collaborative exhibition.

From a Horizontal Line | Robyn Benson

From a Horizontal Line | Robyn Benson

Saturday 27 June - Sunday 12 July 2015
10:00am - 6:00pm
Preview evening | Friday 26 June St Margaret's House is excited to present new works by Robyn Benson that explore structural capabilities of the curve. Employing a purposeful rudimentary approach to construction, Benson’s work aims to acknowledge and ascertain founding rules of structural support resulting in temporal, self-sufficient structures that only exist at a single point of balance.

24 | Dominic McIvor

24 | Dominic McIvor

Saturday 27 June - Sunday 12 July 2015
10:00am - 6:00pm
Preview evening | Friday 26 June St Margaret's House is delighted to announce 24, by recent Gray's School graduate Dominic McIvor. Dominic's large-scale works are created by repeating a colour sequence (of 24 small squares, hence the title) hundreds of times over, before peeling the canvas to see what remains.

14.15

14.15

Saturday 27 June - Sunday 12 July 2015
10:00am - 6:00pm
Preview evening | Friday 26 June   We're going on a mystic quest. We're a gang of rebels and we don't give a damn what you think about us. It's different. Better? No, just different.

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