• Scapes

    Sat 23 Jun 2018 -  Wed 11 Jul 2018

    Suzanne Taylor was born in Edinburgh and studied psychology at Glasgow University. She later
    obtained her Bachelor of Fine Art from The Academy of Art University, San Francisco and a Masters in
    Fine Art from Glasgow School of Art.

  • E.Y.E 201

    Wed 06 Jun 2018 -  Wed 13 Jun 2018

    The exhibition showcases the work from Edinburgh College’s School of Art and Design Higher Education Graduating students 2018. The exhibition this year is bigger than ever, bringing together the combined talents of the HND year 2 students from 3D Design, 3D Animation, Computer Art & Design, Contemporary Art Practice, Fashion and Textiles, Graphic Design, Illustration


    Sat 02 Jun 2018 -  Fri 13 Jul 2018

    Artist and musician Fritz Welch presents CRYSTALLINE CHRYSALIS CRISIS in Summerhall’s Machine Shop – a bunker-like area in the former veterinary school, housing its defunct metal-lathe, responding to the space’s architectural and interior features. Utilising the privately-owned art centre’s inherited and personal furniture in-conjunction with sculptural installation, which includes wall drawings, videos and sound works, Welch will attempt to

  • Satellite

    Sat 26 May 2018 -  Fri 13 Jul 2018

    Visual Arts Scotland in association with Summerhall are delighted to present the work of eighteen of the hottest emerging talents on the Scottish Art scene. Since its inauguration in 2015 our Graduate Showcase has celebrated the finest emerging artist graduating from art schools in Scotland, exhibiting their work in the prestigious RSA galleries in Edinburgh.

  • Alla Presenza di Tintoretto / In the Presence of Tintoretto

    Sat 19 May 2018 -  Sun 17 Jun 2018

    Using Tintoretto’s creative presence and the atmosphere engendered by his great masterworks, studying their subtlety and responding to them with drawings and paintings of his own, Pulsford attempts to re-live Tintoretto’s experience of inventing them.

  • Romance of the Garden

    The Romance of the Garden: Fragments and Memories

    Sat 19 May 2018 -  Fri 13 Jul 2018

    Married for 51 years, Dawson and Liz Murray share a great passion for plants and have spent the twenty-one years since they moved to Fife designing a beautiful garden which provides a constantly changing source of inspiration for their work. Although sharing a studio, their work on the theme of the garden is very different and extremely individual in interpretation.

  • Art of Balance

    Sat 05 May 2018 -  Sun 27 May 2018

    Exhibition Launch with live performance – Friday 4th May, start time 6pm. Art of Balance – this exhibition will feature physical stone stacks, photography from internationally renowned land-artists, drawings and film – with live stacking from Sterling Gregory (USA), Manu Topic (France), Travis Williams (USA) and James Craig Page (Scotland). Traditional pebble mosaics by Joel

  • P’eng’s Journey to the Southern Darkness

    Sat 31 Mar 2018 -  Sun 13 May 2018

    Using robotic devices to simulate living animals, ‘P’eng’s Journey to the Southern Darkness’ brings lifelike characteristics to lifeless animal bodies. The sophisticated mechanism of each automaton contain within them a notion that life can be simulated by art and science. By blurring the line between the animate and the inanimate, these inventions embody a philosophical


    Sat 31 Mar 2018 -  Sun 13 May 2018

    A selection of works forms a brief retrospective on the incredible career of Marta de Menezes. The concept of identity and a dichotomy between the natural and the artificial are recurrent themes in Marta de Menezes’ practice. Beginning with ‘Immortality for Two’, the first collaborative work with her partner Luis Graça, which explores the reciprocal

  • Pig Wings & Crossing Kingdoms

    Sat 31 Mar 2018 -  Sun 13 May 2018

    Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr Well-known bioartists Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr (The Tissue Culture & Art Project) present their landmark work ‘Pig Wings’ (2000). Advances in tissue engineering, xenotransplantation and genomics promise to render the living body as a malleable mass. Questioning the effect of these powerful technologies on the body and society, Pig


    Sat 31 Mar 2018 -  Sun 13 May 2018

    Synthetica, a special contemporary art exhibition co-curated by Edinburgh International Science Festival, Summerhall and ASCUS Art & Science, will showcase the work of established international artists working in the field of bioart, including renowned artists Marta de Menezes, Oron Catts, Ionat Zurr, Tarsh Bates and Ting-Tong Chang. Through works derived using the tools, techniques and


    Sat 24 Feb 2018 -  Sun 18 Mar 2018

    PROJECT SUMMERHALL celebrates the absolute wealth of artistic endeavour and cross-pollination going on inside the building – including visual arts, sculpture and live performance. There will be photography, film and video, plus publications, print and jewellery.

  • Dark Fables | From Comics to Films

    Mon 29 Jan 2018 -  Sun 04 Feb 2018

    This special exhibition gathers Vazquez‘s both graphic and audiovisual work together. It presents how the artist adapted his comics and illustration books into animated films. The collection will display early sketches, illustrations and posters. There will be also original comics and several storyboards showing the process of adapting the books to animation films as part

  • Delicious Source

    Thu 25 Jan 2018 -  Sat 10 Mar 2018

    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.

  • Gang Dry

    Thu 25 Jan 2018 -  Sat 10 Mar 2018

    This is an installation of objects, paintings, photographs and prints that use key elements from the life, time and works of Robert Burns. Themes such as sex, desire, mortality, love, melancholy, class, time, fecundity and the natural world are drawn on to create a series of visual, narrative and poetic connections.

  • Inspired by ‘Tam o’Shanter’

    Thu 25 Jan 2018 -  Sat 10 Mar 2018

    Three installations inspired by Robert Burn’s epic poem Tam o’Shanter.

  • As Ithers See Him

    Thu 25 Jan 2018 -  Sat 10 Mar 2018

    A group show of contemporary interpretations of Robert Burns’ appearance.

  • Inspired Editions I & II

    Thu 25 Jan 2018 -  Sat 10 Mar 2018

    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

  • A Stitch and Line

    Sat 20 Jan 2018 -  Sat 17 Feb 2018

    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.

  • CREW Scotland: Photography Showcase

    Wed 06 Dec 2017 -  Sun 14 Jan 2018

    Crew Scotland Photography Showcase. Crew Scotland presents some of Scotland’s finest Photographer’s personal projects including some never before seen works. The showcase also features fourteen of Crew’s up and coming Assistant Photographers. On display are outstanding works from a broad spectrum of themes and styles of photography. Journey through the Basement Galleries and enjoy the talent on