Hunterian Announced As a Co-commissioning Partner for Imperial War Museum

Five major partners have been appointed as co-commissioners by Imperial War Museums (IWM), with each set to receive £250,000. The five are: Hunterian in Glasgow; Glynn Vivian Art Gallery in Swansea; BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead; Ulster University in Derry-Londonderry and Leicester Museums. Working with five world-leading artists, these joint commissions will beContinue reading “Hunterian Announced As a Co-commissioning Partner for Imperial War Museum”

Stills Gallery to Present Solo Exhibition of Japanese Photographer Ishiuchi Miyako

To coincide with the Edinburgh Art Festival, Stills presents a solo exhibition by influential post-war Japanese photographer Ishiuchi Miyako whose work has rarely been seen in the UK. The exhibition will mark the first time Miyako’s work has been shown in Scotland. The show, that runs from 28th July to 8th October 2022,  will comprise Continue reading “Stills Gallery to Present Solo Exhibition of Japanese Photographer Ishiuchi Miyako”

Mount Stuart Trust to Host Exhibition by Iranian Artist Abbas Akhavan

Mount Stuart is a Neo-Gothic mansion on the Isle of Bute, on the Firth of Clyde. Since 2001, this magnificent building has provided both the inspiration and location for an acclaimed Contemporary Visual Arts Programme. The Programme enables the Trust to promote and facilitate interest in the contemporary visual arts and bring exhibitions of internationalContinue reading “Mount Stuart Trust to Host Exhibition by Iranian Artist Abbas Akhavan”

Katie Paterson’s REQUIEM Opens at Ingleby Gallery

Glasgow born artist Katie Paterson brings her latest startling work, REQUIEM, to Edinburgh’s Ingleby Gallery situated in Albany Lane on the fringe of the New Town.   Telling the birth and life of our planet in a single object, the unique event holds at its centre a large glass urn into which layers of dust willContinue reading “Katie Paterson’s REQUIEM Opens at Ingleby Gallery”

Performance of H-E-L-L-O by Cauleen Smith with Brass Band Planned on Calton

Cauleen Smith is an interdisciplinary artist whose work reflects upon the everyday possibilities of the imagination. She believes in the transformative power of art, music and text, and employs radical thought as a tool in her work to envision a better world. Cauleen currently has an exhibition of her 2014 film H-E-L-L-Oin the City DomeContinue reading “Performance of H-E-L-L-O by Cauleen Smith with Brass Band Planned on Calton”

Free Photography Exhibition Wild Scotland Opens on Portobello Promenade

Edinburgh Science Festival’s (ESF) free photography exhibition on Portobello Promenade is back with a theme of Wild Scotland. Running until 5th May, the exhibition highlights stories of how the people, flora and fauna of Scotland are facing important choices, adapting to our changing world in the face of the climate emergency caused by human activity and playingContinue reading “Free Photography Exhibition Wild Scotland Opens on Portobello Promenade”

Dovecot Studios Celebrates Two Diverse Artists in Its Summer Programme

Dovecot Studios have announced their summer programme celebrating the life and work of two major artists practising very different genres: Italian Renaissance artist, Raphael and twentieth century Scottish artist Alan Davie. Raphael – Magister Raffaello marks the 500th anniversary of the Renaissance master by exploring his life and work (1483–1520) in a landmark digital exhibition andContinue reading “Dovecot Studios Celebrates Two Diverse Artists in Its Summer Programme”

Treasures of the National Library of Scotland Exhibition Opens on George IV Bridge 

Treasures of the National Library of Scotland (NLS) is a new permanent thematic display, featuring objects from the extensive collection at the Library on Edinburgh’s George IV Bridge. From early printed books to video installations, maps and medieval manuscripts to passports and letters, this changing display provides a unique insight into Scotland’s history, culture and people,Continue reading “Treasures of the National Library of Scotland Exhibition Opens on George IV Bridge “

Edinburgh Science Festival Toasts Gaia with a New Drinks City Trail

Saturday 19th March sees a self-guided trail of Edinburgh’s leading independent bars and restaurants, each offering a brand-new climate-themed cocktail all under the name of Toast to Gaia. Presented by Edinburgh Science Festival (ESF), the trail aims to highlight the important work the Scottish drinks industry undertakes to help fight the climate crisis. Seventeen barsContinue reading “Edinburgh Science Festival Toasts Gaia with a New Drinks City Trail”