What’s On Past Exhibitions

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…

Strands of Time...

Strands of Time...

Sunday 3 July - Saturday 23 July 2016
10:00am - 6:00pm
Opening event: Saturday 2 July 12:00 - 14:00 This exciting new exhibition focuses on 'past, present and future' encouraging us all to be inspired by the past, excited by the present and intrigued by the future of 'edge-textile artists-scotland' Having all three galleries on the 3rd floor of Edinburgh Palette has provided the starting point for this notion of examining…

Edinburgh Palette Bursary Show | GUBBINS RAN

Edinburgh Palette Bursary Show | GUBBINS RAN

Sunday 5 June - Sunday 19 June 2016
11:00am - 7:00pm
Opening Night Saturday 4th Jun 7 - 930pm Closing Party Sunday 19th June, 5 - 10pm St Margaret's house is delighted to present to the work of bursary recipients Aled Haywood and Ned Armstrong. In 16 th Century Dartmoor a clan-like family group lived and robbed from those travelling between Exeter and Plymouth, the name Gubbins attributed to them, then meaning ‘worthless sharings of…

Displacement

Displacement

Sunday 5 June - Sunday 19 June 2016
11:00am - 6:00pm
Opening Night Saturday 4th June 7:00 - 9.30pm, featuring live music by Tim Vincent-Smith and "The Reverse Engineer". A challenging, thought provoking exhibition by two resident artists, Jamie King and Nicky Beckett. The exhibition is a response to the current refugee crisis, which is a contemporary controversial subject.

Outskirts

Outskirts

Saturday 14 May - Saturday 28 May 2016
11:00am - 6:00pm
Private View: Friday 13th May 6.30 – 9pm with live music by Lou Ray 2 and friends Group exhibition of abstract painting- an exploration of the peripheral Outskirts is a collective show featuring the work of Joy Arden, Alan Chapman, Jacqui Higgs, Steven Hood and Mary Walters. The title refers to a state of the peripheral, the margins of space we…

No Woman is an Island

No Woman is an Island

Saturday 14 May - Saturday 28 May 2016
11:00am - 6:00pm
Preview Friday 13 May, 6:30pm 'No Woman Is An Island' is an annual exhibition which is now in its fourth year, featuring work by Rona MacLean, Aileen Grant and other female artists and makers. The artists are in an informal Edinburgh-based network of women artists and makers who meet regularly to go sketching and discuss the development of their work.

Bridging Between...

Bridging Between...

Saturday 14 May - Saturday 28 May 2016
10:00am - 6:00pm
Preview Friday 13 May, 6:30pm This exhibition is about ‘bridges’ - between places and people. Not everything in this exhibition falls neatly under the theme inherent in the title. There are other works and pieces that have been included.

Edinburgh College of Art | Third Try-mester

Edinburgh College of Art | Third Try-mester

Saturday 23 April - Sunday 8 May 2016
10:00am - 6:00pm
Private view | Friday 22 April, from 7:00 pm St Margaret’s House is pleased to welcome back students from the Edinburgh College of Art who will exhibit in all three galleries for their third year show. Expect to see a broad range of upcoming talent, cutting-edge methods and contemporary takes on traditional practice.      

Studio Work

Studio Work

Saturday 2 April - Sunday 17 April 2016
10:00am - 6:00pm
Work by Matthew Peacock Preview Saturday 2 April, 7pm Featuring a personal selection of interesting prints, paper works and sculptures by a local artist with autism. Edinburgh Palette is delighted to be presenting this show with kind support from artlink.

If Walls Could Talk

If Walls Could Talk

Saturday 2 April - Sunday 17 April 2016
10:00am - 6:00pm
A Victorian Factory – The Final Chapter Work by Jim Mackintosh Preview Saturday 2 April, 7pm After a working life of 120 years the end is in sight for this Victorian Factory in Falkland, Fife as the demolition teams prepare to move in. Originally built to manufacture Linen it later produced Linoleum before being taken over by Smith Anderson to produce…

Creep Me Oot

Creep Me Oot

Saturday 2 April - Saturday 16 April 2016
10:00am - 6:00pm
Group show curated by Naked Aye Art Collective Opening night Saturday 2 April, from 7:00 pm Naked Aye Art returns this April for a special showcase of artworks by around 20 artists who unsettle us in delicious ways. Be warmly invited to our exhibition and opening night featuring goosebump-inducing live and visual art, theatre, dance & live music. Cheap drinks + after party with DJ…

Anima

Anima

Saturday 5 March - Sunday 20 March 2016
11:00am - 6:00pm
Public opening Friday 4 March 2016, 6:00 pm Preview Saturday 5 March 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm The project "Anima’’ features work of two artists who practise different techniques and use different materials but both find common places in each practice. Icon with it’s aesthetics and spirituality was a starting point of the project. It has a different meaning to both…

Gray's Interim Show

Gray's Interim Show

Saturday 5 March - Sunday 20 March 2016
10:00am - 6:00pm
Preview Saturday 5 March This is the sixth year in succession that Gray’s 4th year Painters have had their Interim Exhibition at Edinburgh Palette and once again they have produced a body of work that showcases both the breadth and depth of Painting practice that takes place within the department at Gray’s. The Painting course at Gray’s School of Art…

Thematic

Thematic

Saturday 20 February - Sunday 28 February 2016
10:00am - 6:00pm
Opening Friday 19 February, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm 'Thematic' is the first exhibition by Blueroom Collective, an experimental design collective focused on working beyond the confines of commercial graphic design across a range of traditional and emerging media. The exhibition features experimental typographic works, primarly in print, commenting on current themes and issues in the modern world - political, ethical,…

Sweet F. A.

Sweet F. A.

Saturday 13 February - Sunday 28 February 2016
10:00am - 6:00pm
Featuring Colin Wilson & Neil Ogg Preview Friday 12 January Sweet F. A. showcases paintings by Edinburgh based artists Neil Ogg and Colin Wilson. Having met while studying at Duncan of Jordanstone in Dundee, the two artists now share a studio at St Margaret’s House. This exhibition presents two separate bodies of work created in a space of shared influences over the last…

Cake icing with The Thrive Archive

Cake icing with The Thrive Archive

Friday 12 February 2016
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Part of Giving & Learning Week The Thrive Archive will be donating Kusse – German kisses intercepted from the Christmas Market, to lovers and lonely hearts at the Galley opening at St Margaret’s House. Make up and make over with a kiss! Come and tell someone that you love them and decorate a sweet treat!

Giving & Learning Week

Giving & Learning Week

Friday 12 February - Sunday 21 February 2016
All Day
A week worth of collaborative events and learning activities, led by resident artists, makers and instructors. All of the workshops are themed around bigger ideas of giving, sharing and learning. All proceeds from the diverse programme of participatory events will go towards Re-Act Edinburgh and their good work with displaced refugees across Europe.  

Michael Wight | XLA

Michael Wight | XLA

Saturday 23 January - Sunday 7 February 2016
10:00am - 6:00pm
Private view Friday 22 January 2016 XLA is an art project that has spanned the past three years. However it has been 23 years in the making. The term XLA originates from the medical term for X-linked Agammaglobulinemia, a rare immune condition that I was born with. The work is themed around life living with a medical condition that has…

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