• Wondering People

    Fri 17 Mar 2017 -  Thu 30 Mar 2017

    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.

  • Alloway 432

    Sat 25 Feb 2017 -  Sat 18 Mar 2017

    This exhibition of paintings, prints and drawings draws heavily upon Ann Marie Gilmore personal archive which has only recently become available.

  • Highlight Arctic

    Sat 25 Feb 2017 -  Sun 19 Mar 2017

    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.

  • Bird

    Sat 28 Jan 2017 -  Sat 18 Feb 2017

    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

  • Autism Abstraction and Colour

    Fri 27 Jan 2017 -  Thu 16 Feb 2017

    Garvald Artists present a vibrant collection of abstract artwork by John Black. John is Autistic and combines his innate understanding of colour with his intuitive active mark-making to create inherently beautiful and balanced works.

  • Archipelago

    Sat 21 Jan 2017 -  Fri 17 Mar 2017

    This exhibition of new work by David Blyth, Derrick Guild and Alan Grieve has grown out of a long process of analysis and discussion of contemporary art in Scotland, and how it measures up against visual practices created in other countries.

  • Coup de Théâtre

    Sat 10 Dec 2016 -  Sun 08 Jan 2017

    Coup de Théâtre – a group exhibition of contemporary sculpture. It investigates notions of the unexpected, the sudden and the unpredictable translated through visual, immersive and sensory experiences.

  • Ideas of Beauty

    Wed 07 Dec 2016 -  Sat 17 Dec 2016

    ‘Ideas of Beauty’ is an exhibition organised by Edinburgh’s Democratic Camera Club. Beauty is a difficult word for many artists. It is associated with cliché, with the ‘chocolate box’ image. This exhibition invites artists to investigate, subvert and celebrate ‘Ideas of Beauty’ in their own style.

  • Invisible

    Sat 03 Dec 2016 -  Tue 03 Jan 2017

    This exhibition is a celebration of that which is just beyond the view of what is seen. It is that emergent presence that sometimes take the form of a still life and sometimes a landscape – an alchemy of colour into form and then gone again.

  • Thana Faroq: Women Like Us

    Fri 11 Nov 2016 -  Mon 09 Jan 2017

    In Women Like Us, visual storyteller Thana Faroq opens a window into the lives of 15 women and their experience of the war in Yemen: their struggles, their aspirations, and their ambitions.


    Sat 05 Nov 2016 -  Fri 25 Nov 2016

    MESH is a group of emerging artists from diverse backgrounds who studied together on the Combined Studies (Art and Design) BA Degree at Edinburgh College of Art. The group was formed in 2011 to provide peer support, networking, and opportunities to collaborate and exhibit together.

  • Drawings

    Sat 05 Nov 2016 -  Sun 27 Nov 2016

    The exhibition presents a selection of works on paper by Aleksandra Zawada since 2014 to date. Hand scribed with modest means on paper, drawn from the interconnection of thoughts, forms, transcripts and codes from the world around and inner of the artist.

  • Ross Fraser McLean – CEIBA – Casa de Todos los Muertos

    Fri 28 Oct 2016 -  Fri 23 Dec 2016

    Two years in the making, CEIBA – Casa de Todos los Muertos is the result of photographer- artist Ross Fraser McLean’s research trips into Mexican culture, specifically exploring Mexico’s relationship with death and dying.

  • In Memoriam: A Group Show

    Fri 28 Oct 2016 -  Sun 27 Nov 2016

    Featuring multi-disciplinary works by friends and loved ones recently passed.

  • Good Grief 2

    Fri 28 Oct 2016 -  Sun 27 Nov 2016

    A re-working of Ian Smith’s Good Grief installation originally made for the National Review of Live Art with tributes made by Angie Dight. You are invited to leave your own tributes to loved ones past.

  • Colin Gray: It Takes a Village

    Fri 28 Oct 2016 -  Sun 27 Nov 2016

    There is an old African proverb – ‘It takes a village to raise a child – meaning, children need the input and support of their whole community to grow into well-rounded adults. But doesn’t it also ‘take a village’ to support someone who is dying?

  • Out of Sight, Out of Mind

    Mon 10 Oct 2016 -  Sun 30 Oct 2016

    Featuring work by over 100 artists with experience of mental health issues, this diverse collection of multimedia artworks aims to get us talking about mental health, raise awareness and challenge preconceptions.

  • The Clinic

    Mon 10 Oct 2016 -  Sun 30 Oct 2016

    This show is a multi-sensory and interactive exhibition exploring pseudo-sciences and the diverse ideas that surround them. It functions as a dynamic space that engages participants in situations and immersive environments, prompting reflections into the idiosyncrasies of alternative therapies. The artists explore the belief systems of pseudo-science, and how these relate to the viewers’ relationships

  • Context is Half the Work. A Partial History of the APG

    Wed 03 Aug 2016 -  Sun 30 Oct 2016

    Curated by Naomi Hennig and Ulrike Jordan in dialogue with Barbara Steveni. Artists include Ian Breakwell, Roger Coward, Garth Evans, David Hall, John Latham, George Levantis and Barbara Steveni and others. The Artist Placement Group (APG) was founded in the UK in 1966. The group initiated and organised placements for artists within industry and public

  • © Haroon Mirza; Courtesy Lisson Gallery. Photography: Ken Adlard

    Adam, Eve, others and a UFO

    Wed 03 Aug 2016 -  Fri 30 Sep 2016

    Haroon Mirza has won international acclaim for installations that test the interplay and friction between sound and light waves and electric current. He devises kinetic sculptures, performances and immersive installations. An advocate of interference (in the sense of electro-acoustic or radio disruption), he creates situations that purposefully cross wires. He describes his role as a