Sat 09 Feb 2019 - Sun 17 Mar 2019

369 Remembered - The Men

The 369 Gallery artists
11:00-18:00 (Wednesday-Sunday)

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... [more]

Fri 01 Feb 2019 - Sun 17 Mar 2019

Lethe

Sylwia Kowalczyk
11:00-18:00 (Wednesday-Sunday)

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... [more]

Fri 25 Jan 2019 - Fri 08 Mar 2019

The Same Tendency

Various artists
Mon-Fri: 8.30am – 5pm Sat: 10am – 5pm Sun: 11am – 4pm

The Same Tendency brings together a collection of Royal College of Art graduates to Summerhall’s Basement and Library Galleries. Following a residency held during January and February consisting... [more]

Sat 24 Nov 2018 - Sun 13 Jan 2019

Head and Hand

Aileen Keith
Mon-Fri: 8.30am – 5pm Sat: 10am – 5pm Sun: 11am – 4pm

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... [more]

Sat 10 Nov 2018 - Fri 21 Dec 2018

Visible Girls: Revisited

Anita Corbin
11:00-18:00 (Tuesday-Sunday)

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... [more]

Sat 10 Nov 2018 - Fri 21 Dec 2018

Invisible Spaces

11:00-18:00 (Tuesday-Sunday)

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... [more]

Sat 03 Nov 2018 - Sun 27 Jan 2019

369 Remembered - The Women

Various artists
11:00-18:00 (Wednesday-Sunday)

Curated by Andrew Brown The 369 Gallery was founded by Andrew Brown in 1978. At the time, it was the only gallery exclusively dedicated to the promotion of young Scottish artists. Pat... [more]

Wed 10 Oct 2018 - Sun 28 Oct 2018

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival
11:00-18:00 (Library Gallery exhibition closes at 17:00, 16:00 on Sun)

Please join us for the exhibition launch on Tuesday 9th October from 6:30pm until 20:30pm. Out of Sight, Out of Mind opens on World Mental Health Day, 10 October, with almost 400 artworks... [more]

Sat 06 Oct 2018 - Sun 23 Dec 2018

STREET HERMIT

Graeme Todd
11:00-18:00 (Wednesday-Sunday)

Curated by Andrew Mummery Graeme Todd’s exhibition ‘Street Hermit’, is the first significant survey of the artist’s work to be presented in Scotland since his solo show at the Fruitmarket... [more]

Thu 02 Aug 2018 - Sun 21 Oct 2018

Free the Pussy!

Various artists
11:00-18:00 (Wednesday-Sunday)

Curated by Tamsyn Challenger. Artist Tamsyn Challenger curates a new exhibition this summer of works of art made in protest to Pussy Riot’s imprisonment by the Russian government in 2012:... [more]

Thu 02 Aug 2018 - Sun 23 Sep 2018

Drawings and Paintings of Orson Welles

Orson Welles
11:00-18:00

Advisor: Mark Cousins Orson Welles was one of the dynamos of the 20th Century. He reinvigorated theatre, did the some of the most daring radio of his times, and made a number of the best films... [more]

Thu 02 Aug 2018 - Sun 23 Sep 2018

Life During Wartime

John Keane
11:00-18:00

Join us on the 22nd September for an artist tour and talk - more information can be found here. LIFE DURING WARTIME is a survey of paintings exploring themes of military, social and political... [more]

Thu 02 Aug 2018 - Sun 23 Sep 2018

KURT SCHWITTERS HAS LEFT THE BUILDING : STORY AND DISPERSAL, LEGACY AND (RE)POSSESSION

Kurt Schwitters
11:00-18:00

On the 70th anniversary of Kurt Schwitters death The Times announced that Schwitters’ last (place of) work, the MERZ Barn in Elterwater, Cumbria might be bought by a Chinese collector and shipped... [more]

Thu 02 Aug 2018 - Sun 23 Sep 2018

Sura Medura

Various artists
11:00-18:00

UZ Arts presents the work of 14 UK based artists who have been resident at Sura Medura in Sri Lanka over the winter of 2017/2018. The programme includes performances, installations, video and visual... [more]

Thu 02 Aug 2018 - Sun 23 Sep 2018

I am from the 1970s!

Robert McDowell
11:00-18:00

McDowell founded the inter-disciplinary Troubled Image Group of artists* formed in 1970 in Belfast. Out of it came Art & Research Exchange and other groups up to Bbeyond. It included the Irish... [more]

Thu 02 Aug 2018 - Sun 23 Sep 2018

1968

11:00-18:00

Rarely can a single year be described as an era. That is how we think of 1968. Romantic and heroic for the left, vilified and derided by the right, with majority opinions somewhere inbetween, 1968,... [more]

Thu 02 Aug 2018 - Fri 28 Sep 2018

The Magpie's Nest

XSexcentenary
11:00-18:00

XSexcentenary are a female collective that identify as older and create and perform work underpinned by themes of feminism, ageing and abhorring ageism. Kate Clayton, Wanda Zyborska, Norma D... [more]

Thu 02 Aug 2018 - Sun 23 Sep 2018

Edinburgh People

Ryan Walls
11:00-18:00

Edinburgh People is a photographic journey through the lens of an Edinburgh taxi driver. Using his black taxi as his mobile studio, Walls frames an ode of his city. Showcased under an unobtrusive... [more]

Thu 02 Aug 2018 - Sun 23 Sep 2018

BBEYOND

11:00-18:00

The world’s foremost performance art group is Bbeyond, from the most fertile region for performance art, Northern Ireland. This exhibition curated by Summerhall will document Bbeyond’s history in... [more]

Thu 02 Aug 2018 - Mon 01 Oct 2018

Rainforest Saving

Jean-Pierre Dutileaux
11:00-18:00 (Tues-Sun)

Coinciding with a larger exhibition in Luxembourg about Dutileaux's life and work, Summerhall presents its take on his 40 years been exploring, filming, and politicking to save 25 million hectares of... [more]

Sat 23 Jun 2018 - Wed 11 Jul 2018

Scapes

Suzanne Taylor
11:00-18:00 (not open Mondays)

Summerhall is delighted to present “Scapes” by artist Suzanne Taylor. The show is a retrospective body of work covering the last several years. It brings together painting, collage, screen... [more]

Wed 06 Jun 2018 - Wed 13 Jun 2018

E.Y.E 201

11:00-18:00 (not open Mondays)

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... [more]

Sat 02 Jun 2018 - Fri 13 Jul 2018

CRYSTALLINE CHRYSALIS CRISIS

Fritz Welch
11:00 - 18:00 (not open Mondays)

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... [more]

Sat 26 May 2018 - Fri 13 Jul 2018

Satellite

Various artists
11:00-18:00 (not open Mondays)

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. Alex Weir, Emily Moore, Euphrosyne... [more]

Sat 19 May 2018 - Sun 17 Jun 2018

Alla Presenza di Tintoretto / In the Presence of Tintoretto

Mark Pulsford
11:00-18:00 (not open Mondays)

Join us for the exhibition launch on Friday 18th May at 18:30. La Scuola Grande di San Rocco; La Cittå di Venezia, Cultura/Eventi; Summerhall Edinburgh The artist Mark Pulsford becomes... [more]

Sat 19 May 2018 - Fri 13 Jul 2018

The Romance of the Garden: Fragments and Memories

Dawson and Liz Murray
11:00-18:00 (not open Mondays)

Join us for the exhibition launch on Friday 18th May 2018 at 18:30. Married for 51 years, Dawson and Liz Murray share a great passion for plants and have spent the twenty-one years since they... [more]

Sat 05 May 2018 - Sun 27 May 2018

Art of Balance

Joel Baker, Sterling Gregory, James Craig Page, Manu Topic, Travis Williams,
11:00-18:00 (not open Mondays)

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... [more]

Sat 31 Mar 2018 - Sun 13 May 2018

P'eng's Journey to the Southern Darkness

Ting-Tong Chang
11:00-18:00

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... [more]

Sat 31 Mar 2018 - Sun 13 May 2018

RETROSPECTIVE

Marta de Menezes
11:00-18:00

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... [more]

Sat 31 Mar 2018 - Sun 13 May 2018

Pig Wings & Crossing Kingdoms

Oron Catts, Ionat Zurr and Tarsh Bates 
11:00-18:00

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,... [more]