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

  • The Great White Hope

    Sat 18 Nov 2017 -  Sun 14 Jan 2018

    New works by Glasgow based artist Jacob Kerray.

  • Jill Todd Photographic Award 2017

    Sat 04 Nov 2017 -  Sat 18 Nov 2017

    The Jill Todd Photographic Award was initiated in 2011 by close photographic associates of Jill, who had her life taken by cancer just over one year from graduating from Edinburgh Napier University with a 1st Class Hons. Degree in Photography and Film. The objectives of the Award were formed in deference to Jill’s successful early career progression as a recognised emerging talent in Scotland. The Award is open to those photographic artists within three years of graduation from Photography and Art degree courses in Scotland, the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

  • Deerhart

    Fri 20 Oct 2017 -  Fri 22 Dec 2017

    Preview: 19 October, 18:30 Join award-winning poet Yvonne Reddick for the opening of the Deerhart exhibition. Deerhart is an exhibition of art and poetry, the result of her collaboration with renowned Serbian-born British artist Diana Zwibach. Yvonne will discuss her collaboration with Diana, and read some of the poems that you can see displayed on the gallery walls. Deerhart is the latest stage in

  • ‘KITE AND TRUMPET’ Festival of Polish Art for Children

    Fri 13 Oct 2017 -  Fri 22 Sep 2017

    ‘KITE AND TRUMPET’ Festival of Polish Art for Children is a celebration of the best of Polish modern art and design for children. Illustrators, performers and designers living in Scotland and invited from Poland will team up in a programme of interactive, contemporary visual theatre, storytelling, design and workshops.

  • Out of Sight, Out of Mind

    Wed 11 Oct 2017 -  Sun 29 Oct 2017

    Now in its fifth year, Out of Sight, Out of Mind (OOSOOM) is an exhibition of artworks created in relation to peoples’ experiences of mental health issues. It is part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF). Groups and individuals have made their work with a range of motivations, including personal expression, development of artistic

  • Captured State

    Sat 07 Oct 2017 -  Thu 30 Nov 2017

      Curated by Jon Blackwood Captured State brings together six artists from the Republic of Macedonia to exhibit in Scotland for the first time. Whilst contemporary art from Macedonia has not enjoyed a high profile up unto this point, the artists chosen, through their work in installation, video, and performance, address some of the key

  • IONART – New Scottish Colourists on Iona

    Tue 03 Oct 2017 -  Sat 28 Oct 2017

    Sale of paintings from Iona, to support the work of Diabetes UK In spring 2017, a week-long painting expedition to Iona was organised by a Trust in the name of the late Lord MacLeod of Fuinary, founder of the Iona Community. Lord Macleod’s wife died of a diabetes-related heart attack aged 63. Sir Maxwell Macleod,

  • Festival Exhibitions Programme

    Thu 03 Aug 2017 -  Sun 24 Sep 2017

    Summerhall is delighted to present its visual arts programme on the 70th anniversary of the Edinburgh Festival, an event that was created “to heal the wounds of war”. In homage to this founding principle the programme focuses on the ways art addresses sociopolitical changes and documents conflict. The exhibitions feature interdisciplinary practices of experimental artists

  • Get Creative Takeover

    Sat 24 Jun 2017 -  Sun 09 Jul 2017

    Grow Wild invited young people aged 12-25 to apply for funding to produce creative works of art to raise awareness about the importance of UK native wild flowers and plants.

  • Fever Dreams

    Sat 24 Jun 2017 -  Sun 09 Jul 2017

    Have you ever had a dream that you, um, you had, your, you- you could, you’ll do, you- you wants, you, you could do so, you- you’ll do, you could- you, you want, you want them to do you so much you could do anything?