Wed 07 Jun 2017   -  Wed 14 Jun 2017

Edinburgh College Creative Arts End of Year Show

This year’s Edinburgh College Creative Arts end-of-year show is bigger than ever, bringing together the combined talents of the HND students from 3D Design (Interiors), Animation, Computer Art & Design, Computing, Contemporary Art Practice, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interactive Design and Textiles all under one roof.
11:00 - 18:00

Fri 19 May 2017   -  Sun 04 Jun 2017

Syria in Painting, Photography, Film and Word

Nihad Al Turk, Young Lens Dimashqi, PositiveNegatives, Delil Souleiman, CEC Lifelong Learning Cookery and Art Project, Amnesty International, Rami Shaya, Tomo Brody
Syria in Painting, Photography, Film and Word brings together a broad-based selection of new artworks by Syrian artists based in Edinburgh and further afield, including organisations involved with Syria. Each of the artists presents a highly personal reflection of their homeland and the Syrian people through works in a variety of media.
11:00 - 18:00

Sat 13 May 2017   -  Sun 04 Jun 2017


Sandi Anderson, Thorunn Bara, Mary Walters
Two Scots and an Icelander exhibit together, inspired by the wilderness landscapes of the North. SANDI ANDERSON focuses on the light and momentary glimpses. THORUNN BARA takes the bio-colonisation of the island of Surtsey as her starting point to consider the relationship between art and science in the natural world.
Daily: 11:00 - 18:00

Fri 12 May 2017   -  Sun 04 Jun 2017

Brilliant Geometry: The Art of mathematical projection through the Magic of 3D Printing

Peter Reid (Edinburgh), Saul Schleimer (Warwick) and Henry Segerman (Oklahoma)
Brilliant Geometry brings the creativity and precision of mathematics to the general public, using computer-aided design, recent innovations in 3D printing, and very, very bright lights! With a variety of exhibits - hand-held projectors, shadow lanterns and zoetropes - we invite our guests to play with the idea of dimension, of projections, of polygons and polytopes, and of tilings.

Mon 01 May 2017   -  Fri 12 May 2017

Beneath and Beyond: Seismic Sounds

Stephen Hurrel
Stephen Hurrel’s Beneath and Beyond: Seismic Sounds is an immersive live feed audio-video installation produced by the constant movements and tectonic shifts beneath the Earth’s surface and installed in the basement of Summerhall.

Sat 01 Apr 2017   -  Fri 12 May 2017

Data Horizons

Lily Hibberd
Data Horizons is the result of a collaboration between the Extreme Light group at Heriot-Watt University and Lily Hibberd, Leverhulme Trust artist-in-residence at Heriot-Watt throughout 2016

Sat 01 Apr 2017   -  Fri 12 May 2017

From the Dark Ocean Comes Light

Hannah Imlach
From the Dark Ocean Comes Light is a new body of sculptural work by artist Hannah Imlach, resulting from a year-long residency within The Institute of Biological Chemistry, Biophysics & Bioengineering at Heriot-Watt University and the Changing Oceans Group at The University of Edinburgh (funded by The Leverhulme Trust).

Sat 01 Apr 2017   -  Fri 12 May 2017

Sounds of the Anthropocene

Sebastián Verea
A collaboration between Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Argentina and C-EENRG at Cambridge University, UK, artist Sebastian Verea’s Sounds of the Anthropocene is a multimedia experience played by Earth´s rotation in real time, that shows the new geological epoch that we call Anthropocene fleshing out the unprecedented humankind footprint on our planet.

Sat 01 Apr 2017   -  Fri 12 May 2017


Louise Mackenzie
Genocentric is an exhibition of new and evolving work by artist Louise Mackenzie in collaboration with Northumbria University, Newcastle University and Edinburgh University, exploring affective responses to working with life as biotechnological material.

Sat 01 Apr 2017   -  Fri 12 May 2017

Rubber Coated Steel

Lawrence Abu Hamdan
Rubber Coated Steel Forensic audio analyst and artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s Rubber Coated Steel testifies to the relationship between technology and power.

Sat 01 Apr 2017   -  Fri 12 May 2017

La Preuve par l’Image/Science Exposed

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) & the Association Francophone pour le Savoir (Acfas)
The Science Exposed image contest challenges participants to tell science stories through vibrant and exciting images. Devoted exclusively to images of scientific research, in all fields of study, this selection of images brings science to vibrant, visual life.

Sat 01 Apr 2017   -  Fri 12 May 2017

Exploring the Art in Data

Simon Sloan & Team Shrub
Environmental data and computer algorithms contain patterns that can inform both scientific findings and artistic expression. A collaboration between artist Simon Sloan, communicators and scientists at The University of Edinburgh, Team Shrub’s Exploring the Art in Data will create an interactive discussion with participants about the untapped potential of data to convey artistic meaning.

Sat 01 Apr 2017   -  Fri 12 May 2017


Daniel Budinov, Patrick Hickey, James Howie, Jim Jack, Ryan Lewis, Adam Linson and Iain Robinson
CO2_Live is a new collaborative work by Daniel Budinov, Patrick Hickey, James Howie, Jim Jack, Ryan Lewis, Adam Linson and Iain Robinson. It incorporates a Carbon Dioxide sensor, situated next to the street, connected to LED panels displaying the real time CO2 levels at the top floor of Summerhall’s TechCube.

Sat 01 Apr 2017   -  Tue 09 May 2017

Arctic from Above

Jeff Kerby & Team Shrub
Team Shrub present photographs of Arctic tundra landscapes and the plants and wildlife that inhabit them captured as a part of scientific research expeditions to the rapidly warming Arctic.

Sat 01 Apr 2017   -  Mon 17 Apr 2017

A Hidden Order

Lee Westwood & Sama Mara
A Hidden Order reveals the bonds between art and music through geometry and mathematics, bringing to light an unforeseen unity that merges the worlds of traditional Islamic art and Western contemporary composition.

Sat 01 Apr 2017   -  Mon 17 Apr 2017

Lichtsuchende – Cybernetic sunflowers with Maslovian behaviours

Dave Murray-Rust and Rocio von Jungefeld
The Lichtsuchende are small static robotic creatures, forming an interactive, digital, photo-kinetic sculpture, created by Dave Murray-Rust and Rocio von Jungefeld.

Fri 17 Mar 2017   -  Thu 30 Mar 2017

Wondering People

In response to the focused nature of our degrees, Wondering People was started as a student run curatorial initiative to provide anyone, from a politics student to an art student who may feel restricted by their medium, with the opportunity to engage creatively and exhibit their work.

Sat 25 Feb 2017   -  Sat 18 Mar 2017

Alloway 432

Ann Marie Gilmore (1948-2006)
This exhibition of paintings, prints and drawings draws heavily upon Ann Marie Gilmore personal archive which has only recently become available.
Daily 10:00 -17:00

Sat 25 Feb 2017   -  Sun 19 Mar 2017

Highlight Arctic

Yulia Kovanova, Ulrike Ottinger, Tomi Knuutila
The Highlight Arctic multi-arts exhibition at Summerhall mixes film and artists' work in an integrated exploration of the turbulent relationship between humans and the landscape of the circumpolar North.
11:00 - 18:00

Sat 28 Jan 2017   -  Sat 18 Feb 2017


Alex Flett
Africa alters one’s perception of a Western European art which has long lost itself in a visual pedantry by stripping joy in creativity out of the art making process
Tues-Sun: 11:00 - 18:00