• Summerhall Curated

    Summerhall Visual Arts curates themed programmes; providing an international dialogue between, and platform for, contemporary artists whilst also reflecting Scottish practice.

  • Associate Exhibitions

    We are dedicated to supporting our audience and community’s artistic endeavours. The Associate Exhibitions Programme offers a platform to individuals and organisations wishing to create their own exhi

  • Permanent Exhibitions

    Around Summerhall are a number of Permanent Exhibitions.

  • Exhibitions Archive

    Our exhibitions archive is extensive and covers several years worth of material.

  • Artists Editions

    Summerhall’s Artists editions are available to buy, unique artworks to call your own.

  • Demarco Foundation

    The Foundation promotes contemporary visual and performing arts. Its Archive, which traces the work of its director Richard Demarco.


Sat 20 May 2017   -  Fri 14 Jul 2017

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Anneli Holmstrom
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11:00 - 18:00

Sat 03 Jun 2017   -  Fri 30 Jun 2017

Dialogue with Emperor Qin's Warriors: Contemporary Sculptures from Europe & China

This stunning free exhibition of contemporary sculptures came about when 28 artists, one from each EU country and a further three artists from China, were invited to create their individual response to the First Emperor’s Terracotta Army in the city of Xian in Shaanxi Province.
11:00 - 18:00

Sat 17 Jun 2017   -  Sun 16 Jul 2017

Unturning

Irineu Destourelles
  Curated by Holly Knox Yeoman Irineu Destourelles’ Unturning is an incubator exhibition, presenting two new video works exploring the legacy of Thatcherism policies on current political discourse and personhood. The exhibition is Destourelles’ second solo-show in Scotland, it follows Tainted Verbal, at Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, (April – May 2017). Destourelles was born in the
11:00-18:00

Sun 18 Jun 2017   -  Sat 15 Jul 2017

Retina Scottish Photography Festival

Retina Scottish Photography Festival is led by a group of professionals from diverse backgrounds, including business, practicing photographers, higher education, production and the creative industries.
11:00 – 18:00

Fri 23 Jun 2017   -  Fri 14 Jul 2017

Postcard Art Exhibition & Auction 2017

The Rock Trust
This year’s Postcard Art Exhibition is bigger than ever, bringing together the combined talents of renowned artists such as David Forster, The Grey Earl, Avril Paton, Stephen Mangan, Al Heighton, Raymond Osborn, Lynne Hanley and many others from Scotland and beyond. All auction proceeds will help the Rock Trust end youth homelessness in Scotland. ABOUT
Mon – Fri: 9am – 5pm Sat: 10am – 5pm Sun: 11am – 4pm

Sat 24 Jun 2017   -  Sun 09 Jul 2017

Get Creative Takeover

Grow Wild
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.
11:00-18:00

Sat 24 Jun 2017   -  Sun 09 Jul 2017

Fever Dreams

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?
11:00 - 18:00