Thu 25 Jan 2018   -  Sat 10 Mar 2018

Delicious Source

Ciara Veronica Dunne
Delicious Source is a response to Burns (through drawing) and is a large-scale detailed monochrome mural, painted directly onto a wall in the Laboratory Gallery.
11:00-18:00 (Tues-Sun)

Thu 25 Jan 2018   -  Sat 10 Mar 2018

As Ithers See Him

The Little Artists, David Begbie, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Calum Colvin, Rosie Dahlstrom, Nina Mae Fowler, Tom Gallant, Shannon Laing, David Mach, Robert Mach, Paul Morrison, Alexander Newley, Adrian Wiszniewski
A group show of contemporary interpretations of Robert Burns' appearance.
11:00-18:00 (Tues-Sun)

Thu 25 Jan 2018   -  Sat 10 Mar 2018

Inspired Editions I & II

Calum Colvin, Catherine Sargeant, Euan Heng, Harland Miller, Holly Johnson, Jo McDonald, Kenny Hunter, Ursula Hunter, Whyn Lewis
Group shows of editioned work. With work by Calum Colvin, Catherine Sargeant, Euan Heng, Harland Miller, Holly Johnson, Jo McDonald, Kenny Hunter, Ursula Hunter & Whyn Lewis
11:00-18:00 (Tues-Sun)

Sun 18 Sep 2016   -  Thu 31 Dec 2020

Artiscience Library

ASCUS is delighted to offer access to the Artiscience Library at Summerhall. This library contains around 25,000 books on art and science.

Thu 26 Apr 2018

NEHH presents... Broken Records

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Having recently celebrated their 10th anniversary, Edinburgh’s Broken Records return in 2018 with the release of their fourth studio album entitled ‘What We Might Know’, released 30th March.
20:00 - 23:00

Thu 25 Jan 2018   -  Sat 10 Mar 2018

Inspired by 'Tam o'Shanter'

Ross Fleming, Laura Ford, Laura Graham
Three installations inspired by Robert Burn’s epic poem Tam o’Shanter.
11:00-18:00 (Tues-Sun)

Daily Tours

Pickering's Gin

Summerhall Distillery Tour

Pickering's Gin host guided tours and tastings by appointment Monday – Sunday. Join us for a Gin Jolly!

Wed 05 Aug 2015   -  Mon 05 Oct 2020

Demarco Foundation 2015 Programme

Demarco European Art Foundation
This year the Foundation presents an overview of Richard Demarco’s archive, focusing on his work with artists, theatre makers and the cultural dialogues he initiated. Exhibitions include: Paul Neagu and Friends Artists include: Paul Neagu, Joseph Beuys, Fred Stiven, Ainslie Yule,Sorin Domitrescu, Arthur Watson, and Ian Hamilton Finlay/Richard Demarco The exhibition coincides with the Henry
11:00 - 18:00

Sat 20 Jan 2018   -  Sat 17 Feb 2018

A Stitch and Line

Garvald Edinburgh Artists
An Exploration of Line by Garvald Edinburgh Artists   A line joins two points- what happens between these two points is where the creativity occurs. Following on from last years’ successful show at Summerhall, Garvald Edinburgh are delighted to present an exhibition of work by 9 artists each exploring line in their own unique way.
11:00-18:00 (not open Mondays)

Sat 17 Mar 2018

NEHH presents... Out Lines + Lomond Campbell

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Three of the country's most intriguing, exciting artists come together as Out Lines to release Conflats, a gorgeous set of songs inspired by stories of hardship and sorrow, redemption and hope.

Thu 25 Jan 2018

Oor Rabbie by Andy Cannon and Wendy Weatherby

Featuring Burns' most popular works - including Tam O'Shanter, Tae a Mouse, Tae a Louse, Address to a Haggis – and with lots of audience participation, poetry, storytelling and live music, Oor Rabbie is the perfect introduction to the life and works of Rabbie Burns for everyone aged 7 and over.
19:00 - 20:00

Sat 24 Feb 2018

Adrian Wiszniewski - Artist Talk

Adrian Wiszniewski will talk about his practice with particular focus on his large body of work related to Burns he has produced over the years and what he has found so inspiring about the Bard's life and work.

Sun 28 Jan 2018

Kenny Hunter - Artist Talk

Kenny Hunter will discuss his practice as an artist in relation to the life and work of Robert Burns. Looking at shared areas of interest such as history, politics and the natural world.

Fri 26 Jan 2018

NEHH presents... Rachel Sermanni + Jamie Sutherland

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A live music event especially curated to fit with the themes of the Burns Unbroke festival. Folk-noir balladeer Rachel Sermanni’s work has been described as ‘Stately, Poetic, Rooted in the Traditional’ (Clash) and she cites Burns as an inspiration.

Thu 01 Jan 2015   -  Thu 31 Dec 2020

'Head Vase' and 'Shy Boys Don't Get Sweets' (2015)

Sally Hackett
Sally Hackett is a Glasgow-based ceramicist. In 2014 she had her first solo-exhibition Fun Just Wanna Have Girls at Summerhall. ‘Head Vase ‘- £150 ‘Shy Boys Don’t Get Sweets’ – £100

Wed 02 Aug 2017   -  Thu 26 Jan 2034


Jane Frere
Responding to public demand, Jane Frere created her own protest blackboard in her Highland studio, drawing on darker issues from the blitzing of Gaza in 2014 and the Scottish referendum, to messages smuggled from jailed human rights activists in Bahrain. The artist’s latest response reflects the world’s rude awakening to the rise of altRight, anti-immigrant bigotry, BREXIT and TRUMP.

Thu 25 Jan 2018   -  Sat 10 Mar 2018

A' ye wha live and never think

Graham Fagen
Graham Fagen is one of the most influential artists working in Scotland today. His work mixes media and crosses continents; combining video, performance, photography and sculpture with text, live music and plants.
11:00-18:00 (Tues-Sun)

Thu 01 Jan 2015   -  Thu 31 Dec 2020

'Presentation' (2015)

Stephanie Mann
Stephanie Mann, a much-praised graduate of Edinburgh College of Art’s Master’s had her first solo show – “Inherit This Mango” – in 2014, where she presented new work created especially for Summerhall. Presentation (2015)  Unframed, signed, edition of 10, Giclee print on Permajet Smooth Pearl Paper 

For sale

'Untitled1/Fighting Men' and 'Untitled 2/A Beautiful Goodbye' (2015)

Thomas Anderson
Edinburgh-based artist Thomas Anderson had his debut solo-show ‘Rest Assured’ at Summerhall in 2014. Untitled1/Fighting Men, adapted cinema foyer card and paint Untitled2/A beautiful Goodbye, adapted cinema foyer card and paint £65 each or the pair for £100

Fri 09 Feb 2018

World Headquarters & Nat Turner Live

Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours': Performed by the Transatlantic Ensemble

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Click & scroll down to see this shows trailer movie - Fresh off the back of their outstanding sell out December show, The Transatlantic Ensemble are returning to Summerhall by popular demand, performing Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours Album, live & in its entirety.
19:00 - 23:00