Fri 01 Aug 2014 - Fri 26 Sep 2014

Large Things of Different Shapes and Colours

Group Show
11:00 - 18:00

Artists Kevin Harman, Tim Sandys, Louise Gibson, Kenny Watson, Steve Earl Weber and Shane Jezowski and others will be exhibiting large neon and sculptural works throughout Summerhall as part of a... [more]

Fri 01 Aug 2014 - Mon 01 Aug 2016


Antonio O’Connell
11:00 - 18:00

Antonio O’Connell is a Mexican installation artist and architect who creates extensions and intrusions into buildings using recycled materials and items from a building’s past. He is fascinated... [more]

Fri 01 Aug 2014 - Fri 26 Sep 2014


Susan Hiller
11:00 - 18:00

Re-Sounding is a new work by American-born, London based artist Susan Hiller. Concerned with unearthing the forgotten or repressed, Hiller is one of the most influential British artists working... [more]

Fri 01 Aug 2014 - Fri 26 Sep 2014

Kings and Totems for Dolly, Sculpture and Prints

Alex Flett
11:00 - 18:00

I am a lucky man because I was taught as a student by the likes of the Post Painterly Abstractionist Patrick Heron, the British Cubist Keith Vaughan, and the Master Etcher Norman Ackroyd. Although I... [more]

Fri 01 Aug 2014 - Fri 26 Sep 2014

FAILE Bast Deluxx Fluxx Arcade Edinburgh 2014/ Vestige Board Paintings

Faile & Bast
11:00 - 18:00

Featuring interactive games designed for Art Basel Miami Beach 2013,  FAILE BÄST Deluxx Fluxx Arcade Edinburgh 2014 invites visitors to take a turn with specially programmed video games and pinball... [more]

Fri 01 Aug 2014 - Fri 26 Sep 2014

Life as a Cheap Suitcase (Pandrogeny & a Search for a Unified Identity)

Genesis & Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge
11:00 - 18:00

This is the first British exhibition by influential avant-garde artists Genesis and Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge since 2003, featuring the European premiere of major works from... [more]

Fri 01 Aug 2014 - Fri 26 Sep 2014

Dreaming of Heroic Days

Caroline McNairn
11:00 - 18:00

This exhibition celebrates Caroline McNairn’s (1955-2010) year spent painting in Russia and Ukraine. This was the culmination of an historic cultural exchange between Scotland and the former USSR... [more]

Fri 01 Aug 2014 - Fri 26 Sep 2014

444 Archives

Ignaz Cassar
11:00 - 18:00

444 Archives is an installation based on photographic artwork. As the title of the work indicates, 444 Archives is a collection of 444 photographs of 444 publicly registered repositories in the... [more]

Sat 21 Jun 2014 - Sun 22 Jun 2014

Polish Scottish Heritage Festival: Exhibition

Polish Cultural Festival Association
10:00 - 17:00

The heritage shared by Poland and Scotland is a visible and integral part of Scotland’s historic environment. This exhibition will use podcasts, film, photography and text to help you discover the... [more]

Wed 04 Jun 2014 - Sat 19 Jul 2014

High Vis.

Edinburgh College Creative Industries
10:00 - 18:00

This year’s Edinburgh College Creative Arts end of year show is bigger than ever, bringing together the combined talents of the HND year 2 students from 3D Design (Interiors), Illustration,... [more]

Sat 08 Feb 2014 - Sat 22 Mar 2014

The Kindness of Strangers

Stefan Roloff
11:00 - 18:00

For his first ever UK show, Stefan Roloff displays his most recent video installation ‘The Kindness of Strangers’.  In it, the German-American artist who emigrated to New York in 1982 portrays... [more]

Sat 07 Dec 2013 - Fri 24 Jan 2014

Beyond Surface: In search of the soul

Deirdre Nicholls
11:00 - 18:00

A selection of work from the Summerhall Studio of figurative sculptor Deirdre Nicholls.An exhibition which shows two aspects of the artist’s work: contemporary portrait heads in bronze and... [more]

Sat 07 Dec 2013 - Fri 24 Jan 2014

Jerry's Map

Jerry Gretzinger
11:00 - 18:00

“The map began as just a doodle. I just made little rectangles and crosshatched them. Carefully. And I just kept adding rectangles and I put a river in….and some railroad stations. But there was... [more]

Sat 07 Dec 2013 - Fri 31 Jan 2014

Boys Keep Swinging

Two Little Birds
11:00 - 18:00

Curators Paul Darling and Peter Gwyn of the Manchester arts production company 'Two Little Birds' are thrilled to be bringing the largest group exhibition that they have ever undertaken – BOYS KEEP... [more]

Sat 07 Dec 2013 - Fri 24 Jan 2014

The Throwbacks: Obsessed About The '50s

Julie Howden
11:00 - 18:00

Photographer Julie Howden documents Scottish sub-culture phenomenon, in particular, recently, the resurgence in the clothes, accessories, style and sounds of the 1950s when teddy boys and girls and... [more]

Fri 11 Oct 2013 - Sat 23 Nov 2013


John Patrick Bissett
11:00 - 18:00

Large highly coloured abstract paintings on paper evoke mechanised movement in urban landscapes, the passage of time and the horizontal structures of high-rise and modern constructions. Smaller works... [more]

Fri 11 Oct 2013 - Fri 22 Nov 2013

Held Og Hasard (Luck and Chance)

11:00 - 18:00

COBRA (which stands for Copenhagen/Bruxelles /Amsterdam) was an artistic group that was founded in 1948 and in its first form lasted until 1951. The name was coined by Christian Dotremont but the... [more]

Fri 11 Oct 2013 - Sat 23 Nov 2013

Time and Tide

Cecilia Vissers
11:00 - 18:00

Vissers shaped but hard edge minimalist sculptures are inspired by her love of landscape.An established artist from The Netherlands, Vissers keeps her pallet to a very small number of... [more]

**Please note this exhibition will be closing at 17.30 from Thurs 17 Oct to Sat 26 Oct, it will be closed on Wednesday 6th November and on Wednesday 13th November.**

Fri 11 Oct 2013 - Fri 22 Nov 2013

Subject - Room #1

Dennis J. Reinmuller
11:00 - 18:00

Subject – Room #1 is an installation by Dennis J. Reinmüller, clashing pop-art with quantum mechanics and explorations of the self in an age of perpetual affirmation.There are claims that this... [more]

Fri 11 Oct 2013 - Mon 25 Nov 2013

Quality of Everyday Life

Polish Contemporary Art Group
11:00 - 18:00

The Lower Church Gallery showcases the first exhibition from the Polish Contemporary Art Group. The galleries have been transformed into a place of contemplation and appreciation of the "ordinary"... [more]

Fri 11 Oct 2013 - Fri 22 Nov 2013

Before Encore

John Lee Bird
11.00 - 18.00

An unmissable art exhibition by John Lee Bird.  A painter and collagist who, utilising a very clear line and flat colour, creates large, colourful portraits of his friends. Look out for TV... [more]

Mon 07 Oct 2013 - Fri 08 Nov 2013

Me + Us Exhibition

Children's Parliament
9.00 - 18.00

Children's Parliament creates opportunities for children's voices to be heard in the social and political landscape of Scotland. As part of the Scottish Government's effort to make Scotland the best... [more]

Sat 05 Oct 2013 - Tue 05 Nov 2013

Interactive Platform

WRO Art Center, presented by Adam Mickiewicz Institute and Summerhall
11.00 - 18.00

 Interactive Platform is an interactive media installation for young audiences.   This installation invites children to create music through movement around multicoloured squares. It... [more]

Sat 05 Oct 2013 - Sat 19 Oct 2013

Moving Minds

11:00 - 18:00

 An opportunity to view this fascinating exhibition created by MECOPP and Gypsy/Travellers. In an open, honest, and often humorous way Gypsy/Traveller contributors have shared their... [more]

Fri 31 May 2013 - Fri 12 Jul 2013

The Irishman (Nostos: End Of Exile)

Denis Buckley
Daily 11am - 6pm

Since 2001 Denis Buckley has created a persona entitled “The Irishman" for use in performance, stills and a trilogy of moving image works. He returns with new work after his spectacular performance... [more]

Fri 22 Mar 2013 - Wed 22 May 2013

6% Down's Syndrome: My photographs, their stories

Graham Miller
11am till 6pm Daily

These breathtaking black and white photographs showcase intimate moments, relationships and everyday life of Scottish families with a person with Down’s syndrome. Photographer Graham Miller... [more]

Sun 01 Jan 2012 - Thu 31 Dec 2015

Demarco European Art Foundation

This year the Foundation presents an overview of Richard Demarco’s archive, focusing on his work with artists, theatre makers and the cultural dialogues he initiated. Exhibitions include:Paul... [more]


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]