What’s On Past Exhibitions

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.

All at Once

All at Once

Saturday 20 May - Sunday 4 June 2017
10:00am - 8:00pm
Opening 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?,…

ECA | Running Up That Hill

ECA | Running Up That Hill

Saturday 29 April - Saturday 13 May 2017
11:00am - 5:00pm
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…

Unstill Life - Alan McGowan

Unstill Life - Alan McGowan

Saturday 15 April - Sunday 23 April 2017
10:00am - 6:00pm
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…

Watershed

Watershed

Saturday 25 March - Saturday 8 April 2017
11:00am - 5:00pm
Preview 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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