• The Marks to Prove It

    Sat 15 Jun 2019 -  Sun 07 Jul 2019

    Private View: 14th June The Marks to Prove It is the largest to date solo show of the works by artist Michael Kay Terence. His practice combines minimalist sculptural forms with video and contains an element of performance. By stripping away the unnecessary he forces us to focus on our own reality with a sense

  • Cosmic Timelessness

    Sun 02 Jun 2019 -  Sun 30 Jun 2019

    The divine art of creation divides into three primary elements. Light, Dark and the Spiritual. The sphere appears to unite all and I hold this to be a sacred symbol expressing wholeness, totality and divinity. In the complex and still mysterious origin of the Universe, our Earth emerged from the sediment of creation. The structure

  • Broken Images. Broken Lives

    Sat 25 May 2019 -  Sun 30 Jun 2019

    In this exhibition, I have chosen to place the images directly on the walls. They are transitory like their subjects, there is nothing stable here. Life is fragile, chaotic, and in some cases broken. The use of materials in my work is calculated, I am looking for images that will provoke and encourage reflection. The

  • Past Forward. Stories of Urban Scotland

    Sat 04 May 2019 -  Fri 31 May 2019

    Exhibition preview Join us on Friday 3 May, between 6-9pm, for the launch of the Past Forward exhibition, presented by Historic Environment Scotland as part of their Scotland’s Urban Past programme. Please RSVP to sup@hes.scot What is your favourite urban place? An old building? Your local high street? The skate park? Since 2014 Scotland’s Urban

  • Industry + Aesthetics

    Sat 04 May 2019 -  Fri 31 May 2019

    The photographs exhibited in ‘Industry + Aesthetics’ are drawn from Historic Environment Scotland’s National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE); images capturing the everyday, the exceptional, the marginalised, the ignored and the undervalued within our industrial heritage. The photographs were chosen as a result of a ‘crowd sourcing’ exercise, where participants were invited to consider

  • Living by the Tide: A Time to Keep and A Time to Cast Away

    Fri 19 Apr 2019 -  Sun 02 Jun 2019

    Please call Summerhall reception at 0131 560 1580 or email info@summerhall.co.uk to arrange a visit. A celebration of the life and work of Alan Watson 1957-2019 Scottish artist, Alan Watson, was a visual artist of incredible passion, dedication and vigour. Descended from a fishing community, much of Alan’s work came from his connection with his

  • Frag’mɛnt (Terra non-firma)

    Sat 06 Apr 2019 -  Sun 23 Jun 2019

    Emerging from the social, geo-political and environmental uncertainty of the ‘Anthropocene’ – Fraɡˈmɛnt (Terra non-firma) brings together two recent recipients of Lateral Lab’s Robert Callender International Residency for Young Artists, Russell Beard and Stephen Kavanagh.

  • Pithos (one possible story of our lively material)

    Sat 06 Apr 2019 -  Sun 23 Jun 2019

    Works in film, installation and participatory performance reimagine the myth of Pandora for the biotechnological era, tracing a path through Mackenzie’s personal and subjective experience of genetically modifying E. coli bacteria to store a thought within their bodies.

  • Tensegrity

    Sat 06 Apr 2019 -  Sun 19 May 2019

    Aurélie Fontan has been working at the Ascus Art & Science Lab for two years, researching and practicing biodesign with slime mould and kombucha, applied to fashion artefacts. Tensegrity demonstrates the positive combination of craft and technology, essentially based on science imagery and disciplines.

  • Andrew marr art

    Highland River

    Fri 05 Apr - Sat 27 Apr 2019

    Richard Demarco presents an exhibition of paintings by journalist, BBC presenter, writer and historian Andrew Marr, entitled Highland River.

  • Violence Unseen

    Fri 01 Mar 2019 -  Sun 17 Mar 2019

    Zero Tolerance and an award-winning photographer Alicia Bruce have worked with groups and individuals affected by men’s violence to create a series of photographs that explore the types of violence against women that remain unseen and unacknowledged by mainstream society.

  • Hopscotch

    Fri 01 Mar 2019 -  Sun 17 Mar 2019

    A film poem based on the true account of the harassment and violence experienced by women of colour and Muslim women in public spaces, ‘Hopscotch’ aims to highlight the lived reality for many women across Scotland today.

  • 369 Remembered

    369 Remembered – The Men

    Sat 09 Feb 2019 -  Sun 17 Mar 2019

    Preview: Friday 8th February 2019. Free tickets available here It is 40 years since Andrew Brown founded the 369 Gallery at 369 High street, Edinburgh in 1978 before moving to the Cowgate in 1984 and after the gallery was burnt down in the disastrous “great fire of Edinburgh” in 2002 it briefly resurrected as Phoenix

  • Lethe


    Fri 01 Feb 2019 -  Sun 17 Mar 2019

    Preview: Friday 1 February 2019 Free tickets available here Lethe is the river that cleanses Dante in Purgatory, the one that wipes memories of the dead as they drink from it or bathe in it. The poet Sylvia Plath steps up from ‘the black car of Lethe, Pure as a baby’. It is an escape,

  • The Same Tendency

    Fri 25 Jan 2019 -  Fri 08 Mar 2019

    Exhibition Dates: Nemo Nonnenmacher Holly Drewett Library Gallery, 25 January – 8 March 2019 8:30-17:00 (Mon-Fri) 10:00-17:00 (Sat) 11:00-16:00 (Sun) Basement Galleries, 16 February – 8 March 2019 11:00-18:00 (Wed-Sun) Private View: Friday 1 March 2019, 18:00-21:00 Performances by Joshua Leon and Matthew Wilson on the evening of the Private View. The Same Tendency brings

  • Head and Hand

    Sat 24 Nov 2018 -  Sun 13 Jan 2019

    RSA Summerhall Exhibition Prize 2017 Drawing has always been an important part of Aileen’s practice, but is now the fundamental focus her work. Her interest in the process of remembering and forgetting, combined with the process of drawing, is explored through an eclectic range of materials and methods. The end result is often discovered gradually

  • Visible Girls: Revisited

    Sat 10 Nov 2018 -  Fri 21 Dec 2018

    Join us on Friday 9th November, between 6-9pm, for the launch of exhibitions Visible Girls Revisited and Invisible Spaces, presented by Historic Environment Scotland as part of their Year of Young People. Please RSVP to visible@hes.scot. In 1981, photographer Anita Corbin captured pivotal “coming of age” moments in the life of 56 young women – all

  • Invisible Spaces

    Sat 10 Nov 2018 -  Fri 21 Dec 2018

    Join us on Friday 9th November, between 6-9pm, for the launch of exhibitions Visible Girls Revisited and Invisible Spaces, presented by Historic Environment Scotland as part of their Year of Young People. Please RSVP to visible@hes.scot. What spaces matter to young people in 21st century Scotland? How are these the backdrop to their interests? Their concerns?

  • 369 Remembered

    369 Remembered – The Women

    Sat 03 Nov 2018 -  Sun 27 Jan 2019

    From the very start, without positive discrimination, the 369 Gallery showed equal numbers of male and female artists and this, the first of two memorial exhibitions to include a selection of memorabilia and paintings from Andrew Brown’s personal collection, is primarily devoted to paintings by the female artists who exhibited at the 369 Gallery during the 1980s.

  • Out of Sight, Out of Mind

    Wed 10 Oct 2018 -  Sun 28 Oct 2018

    Out of Sight, Out of Mind opens on World Mental Health Day, 10 October, with almost 400 artworks exploring mental health showcased in the largest exhibition of its kind in Scotland.