Edinburgh Macmillan Art Show

Edinburgh Macmillan Art Show

Returning for the 16th year is the show that makes a difference – come along and help to raise vital funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. The show includes a broad range of original paintings, drawings and prints in the beautiful surroundings of Bonhams Auction House... 

Dream Recall

Dream Recall

The link between imaginary and existing worlds is explored by 23 visionaries in a range of media. Edinburgh artists present quality contemporary art, illuminating the space between the peculiar and the beautiful... 

Exhibition: The Art of the Icon

Exhibition: The Art of the Icon

The Edinburgh School of Icon Painting, under its Director Basia Mindewicz was established in 2013. Icons by Basia Mindewicz and Anna Makac will be exhibited in the North Transept of St Vincent’s Chapel from Monday 13th until Saturday 18th... 

Augusta Maclean – Solo Exhibition

Augusta Maclean – Solo Exhibition

A solo exhibition of original paintings and sketches by Augusta Maclean, an up-and-coming Scottish artist who splits her time between Edinburgh and the Highlands. With the use of thick acrylic layers, Augusta shapes abstract Scottish land and seascapes, which tend to be moody and distinctive... 

Abstracting the New Town

Abstracting the New Town

Lucy Jones, established Edinburgh artist, captures the spirit of Edinburgh in her mixed media paintings and collages of the classical Georgian architecture. A collector of old maps and books, Lucy constructs her works using relevant texts and images, creating unique building portraits, which have a literary as well as visual story... 

Visiting the Artist

Visiting the Artist

A unique opportunity to visit an Edinburgh artist in situ. View work – both complete and in progress. Talk personally to the artist. Refreshments provided. Entry fee discounted off a purchase of original artwork*... 

A Contemporary Perspective

A Contemporary Perspective

international artists and emerging local talent. Included in this exhibition of highlights you will find detailed photographs by Freddy Fabris (USA), optical illusions by Jolanda Spagno (Italy), abstract works by Natasha Barnes (South Africa), jigsaw pieces by Keymi (France), bronze sculptures by Matt Duke (UK), charcoal drawings by Patsy McArthur (UK) and thoughtful paintings by Frank Schroeder (France) among many others. 

Artist – Jennifer Thomson

Artist – Jennifer Thomson

Admirers of Jennifer Thomson's cityscapes and seascapes will be intrigued to discover a different focus in her work this year. This series of smaller, mainly figurative paintings celebrates those simple, heartwarming moments in life that make you smile... 

Phoebe Anna Traquair Murals at the Mansfield Traquair Centre

Phoebe Anna Traquair Murals at the Mansfield Traquair Centre

Come and visit Edinburgh's Sistine Chapel and see the beautiful, scintillating mural scheme by celebrated arts and crafts artist Phoebe Anna Traquair. Painted between 1893 and 1901, and the largest of her mural schemes, every surface is covered with images of all kinds: humans, angels, animals, birds and, above all, patterns... 

Bodily

Bodily

Ever wondered how to get the most out of the desolate obelisk that is your body? Using paint, placards and xylophone sticks, Ian Lane takes you on an annotated, colour-coded and possibly misleading tour of all the hidden features, cheat codes and easter eggs you never noticed within your body in this rare fusion of stand-up comedy and live body art... 

Alpine and Highland Roots

Alpine and Highland Roots

Exhibition of paintings (2 to 6 August 2018). Cornelius Wright, recent masters graduate of Glasgow School of Art, paints large abstracted works inspired by the wild landscapes of the French Alps and Scottish Highlands, and a journey of discovery between the two... 

Phoebe Traquair Song School Murals – Free

Phoebe Traquair Song School Murals – Free

Traquair's vivid murals (painted 1888-1892) include religious and allegorical images, portraits of leading figures, the choir and clergy of the day, and images of the natural world... 

Alpha Art Highlights

Alpha Art Highlights

Alpha Art is delighted to present a vibrant collection of works by local and international artists. This exhibition features well-known Scottish artist Ron Lawson's distinctive representations of the Scottish Islands and Highlands, as well as paintings by iconic British artist Jack Frame, revered for his cherry blossoms on gold leaf... 

Edinburgh Macmillan Art Show

Edinburgh Macmillan Art Show

Returning for the 15th year is the art show where you can make a difference – come along and you’ll be raising vital funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. This year for the first time the show will be introducing younger, emerging artists (18-25 years) alongside more established artists... 

Think Less, Feel More

Think Less, Feel More

Taking its title from critic Waldemar Januszczak’s rundown of the 2016 Abstract Expressionism exhibition at the Royal Academy – ‘there is not enough emotion in our art any more... 

Visiting the Artist

Visiting the Artist

Unique opportunity to visit Edinburgh artist in situ. View work: complete and in progress. Talk to the artist. Refreshments provided. Ticket cost deductable on purchase of original work... 

Phoebe Anna Traquair Murals

Phoebe Anna Traquair Murals

Come and visit Edinburgh's Sistine Chapel and see the beautiful, scintillating mural scheme by celebrated arts and crafts artist Phoebe Anna Traquair. Painted between 1893 and 1901, and the largest of her mural schemes, every surface is covered with images of all kinds: humans, angels, animals, birds and, above all, patterns... 

A Brush With Colour in Edinburgh

A Brush With Colour in Edinburgh

Jennifer Thomson launches her exciting new collection of Edinburgh paintings. This series is as colourful as ever, illustrating her love for her hometown. Influenced by the upbeat positivity of Naive Art, this unique artist's take on the city will warm your heart and make you smile... 

Think Less, Feel More

Think Less, Feel More

Think Less, Feel More is the second solo exhibition in Edinburgh by up-and-coming abstract artist Alice Boyle. It plunges you back into the feeling of winter while developing colour to soften the cold and break through to the promise of regeneration... 

Ron Lawson Solo Exhibition

Ron Lawson Solo Exhibition

Alpha Art Gallery presents a collection of the latest original paintings and prints by Ron Lawson, an artist widely regarded as Scotland’s most distinctive contemporary painter. His unique and remarkable representation of the remote and majestic Scottish scenery has gained him an extraordinary reputation in the UK and abroad... 

Phoebe Traquair Song School Murals – Free

Phoebe Traquair Song School Murals – Free

Painted 1888-1892 and restored in 1998, Traquair's acclaimed murals illustrate the canticle Benedicite Omnia Opera. Showing Pre-Raphaelite influence, they are a moving expression of faith... 

True to Life – British Realist Painting in the 1920s and 1930s

True to Life – British Realist Painting in the 1920s and 1930s

Bringing together more than 80 paintings by an almost forgotten generation of artists, this exhibition explores the figurative tradition in British art between the two World Wars. It focuses on scrupulously detailed realist painting, part of a worldwide trend at the time, and features work by more than 50 artists... 

Cultureground @ B.fest

Cultureground @ B.fest

Presenting the best in art, sculpture, debate and creative workshops, Cultureground is the interactive gallery that showcases young people’s work from across the city. View, talk or make, Cultureground asks you to challenge your perceptions of how we categorise 'youth' art... 

Ready Steady Colour

Ready Steady Colour

Join us in our make-believe restaurant! Grab a table, order your black and white 'plate of food' and get colouring! Ready Steady Colour is an interactive theatre experience for all the family... 

Motherhood: (Un)speakable, (Un)spoken

Motherhood: (Un)speakable, (Un)spoken

Unflinchingly honest journey to every mum. Contemporary theatre for audiences of today, followed by a chat. "Hidden gem" (Fringe Review). "This is... outstanding devised theatre... 

House of Alchemy

House of Alchemy

A week long exhibition of visionary art and imaginative Realism in central Brighton. The gallery space will also host life drawing classes, morning yoga and exploratory talks throughout the week... 

Ben Fearnside: Metal on Canvas

Ben Fearnside: Metal on Canvas

An art alchemy of raw metals. Bronze, copper, iron, silver and gold, combine with shellacs, polishes, inks and washes in a rich light-responsive finish. Dark as thunder, light as a stained-glass window... 

Heroes Exhibition

Heroes Exhibition

Charly N'doumbe, student at the Beaux-Arts Biarritz, validated his curriculum by obtaining a DNAP (National Diploma of Visual Arts) with a special congratulations and accreditation of the awarding body, before then being admitted into the Fine Arts of Monaco in 2013... 

Faces of Brighton & Hove: 1 in 273,400

Faces of Brighton & Hove: 1 in 273,400

An eclectic array of work from a local arts collective exploring some of the many faces of the city. Come and see different perspectives/interpretations and pop round if you fancy having your portrait done. 

Edinburgh Macmillan Art Show

Edinburgh Macmillan Art Show

This exciting annual art show, now in its 14th year, is held in the beautiful surroundings of Bonhams auction house in the New Town. It showcases work by recognised and emerging artists and jewellers... 

The Impressionists and the Man Who Made Them

The Impressionists and the Man Who Made Them

Cinema screening of live performance. A major new film offering fresh perspectives on The Impressionists, through the life and work of the man who introduced them to the world – Paul Durand-Ruel... 

Blink

Blink

Contemporary visual artists Gillian Spanswick and Irene Campbell reference memory, moment, atmosphere, reflection and sound, presenting their work inspired by their individual sense of place... 

Visiting the Artist

Visiting the Artist

A unique and limited opportunity to visit an Edinburgh artist in situ. View the work: both complete and in process. Talk personally with the artist. Experience the ambiance and the energy of the artistic environment... 

Phoebe Anna Traquair Murals

Phoebe Anna Traquair Murals

Come and visit Edinburgh's Sistine Chapel and see the beautiful, scintillating mural scheme by celebrated arts and crafts artist Phoebe Anna Traquair. Painted between 1893 and 1901, and the largest of her mural schemes, every surface is covered with images of all kinds: humans, angels, animals, birds and, above all, patterns... 

Aurora Revelation Exhibition by TK Chan

Aurora Revelation Exhibition by TK Chan

Hong Kong-born artist Ms TK Chan lived and worked in Scotland for 10 years and returned to Hong Kong in 2010. TK has painted Scotland through her eyes since 2006. She is the co-founder of BLINK Gallery Hong Kong... 

We're All Imperfect Circles

We're All Imperfect Circles

Inspired by the power of dreams, mythology and the collective unconscious, Alice uses textures, vivid colours, shapes and symbols to stimulate the senses, both consciously and subconsciously... 

Playground

Playground

Julia Krone Oliver shows her most recent paintings, limited edition prints, greeting cards and art cushions. Playground is a show full of positive energy. Julia paints life-affirming, dreamlike landscapes... 

Michael Brunström: The Hay Wain Reloaded

Michael Brunström: The Hay Wain Reloaded

Winner of the 2015 Malcolm Hardee Award for Comic Originality, Michael Brunström (The Human Loire, The Golden Age of Steam), presents his strangest show yet: an ambitious Suffolk artist transforms himself into a hay wagon... 

Dale vN Marshall: I Am Not a Child

Dale vN Marshall: I Am Not a Child

Hot new urban artist Dale vN Marshall collaborated with local youngsters who have experienced challenging circumstances, using their words and experiences to create this outstanding body of work... 

Phoebe Traquair Song School Murals – Free

Phoebe Traquair Song School Murals – Free

Painted 1888-1892 and restored in 1998, Traquair's acclaimed murals illustrate the canticle Benedicite Omnia Opera. Showing Pre-Raphaelite influence, they are a moving expression of faith... 

A Moment in Time – Tom White; and Chroma, Jackie Higgs, Alan Chapman and Eleanor Symms

A Moment in Time – Tom White; and Chroma, Jackie Higgs, Alan Chapman and Eleanor Symms

A Moment in Time, new works by Tom White and associates from Clifton Fine Art, Bristol and Chroma, paintings by Jackie Higgs and Alan Chapman and jewellery by Eleanor Symms.  

Absolute Contemporaries

Absolute Contemporaries

This exhibition celebrates diversity in contemporary art through a collection of works by award-winning artists of international repute. Highlights include provocative extracts from the Renaissance Series by American photographer Freddy Fabris, expressive captivating portraits by German painter Valeria Becker, joyful sculptures by prominent South Korean artist Youn, vibrant Perspex layered works by Scottish artist Richard Strachan, as well as remarkable landscapes by French painter Benoît Trimborn, among many others. 

The Collection

The Collection

Internationally renowned artist the Scottish Colourist, Cara Mckinnon Crawford, presents a collection of paintings from her travels in Scotland, France, Italy and Russia. Cara is recognised for her dramatic paintings of Scotland which appear in collections worldwide... 

Drawing People on Stage: Brighton Workshop 2016

Drawing People on Stage: Brighton Workshop 2016

An intensive, three-day urban sketching on-location workshop, led by world class sketchers, Isabel Carmona, Swasky and Rolf Schroeter. A unique experience to personally draw and record Brighton Fringe in various media... 

Memories of a Lullaby

Memories of a Lullaby

A one-woman show questioning how socio-political conditions shape us as individuals, while attempting to give a perspective on how our realities differ greatly depending on where we are born and raised... 

Art at St George's

Art at St George's

A clue to the treasure house hidden within this Hove church is the woodcarving of St George at the door. Within there are further woodcarvings by Balavendra Elias, paintings by John Armstrong, ceramics by Romola Jane and a dalle de verre window by the monks of Buckfast Abbey... 

The Journey: Confessions of an Artist

The Journey: Confessions of an Artist

This exhibition is brought to you by a collection of local artists working in a variety of mediums. The creating process is full of both pleasure and pain. Come and discover their celebrations, trials and tribulations... 

Owl Time

Owl Time

Inspired by a phrase from Virginia Woolf to describe dusk, Owl Time is a gentle production that provides political punch. While focusing on the necessity for humankind to harmonise with nature it follows the story of Matchgirl, who lives in a refugee camp in Calais (known as the Jungle)... 

Dancing Shadows

Dancing Shadows

A stunning exhibition in a beautiful, spacious setting. Paintings and glass by Annelies Clarke and glass works by co-exhibitors Jose Heasman and Beth Midgley plus works by students of the Cedar Centre, Hollingdean... 

Fringe Festivities at the North Laine Brewhouse

Fringe Festivities at the North Laine Brewhouse

Join us at the North Laine for a weekender of art, music, performance and general fringy goodness! We'll start on Friday evening and won't stop until Sunday night! Expect live art, original music, burlesque, fire, magic and DJs until 2am! 

Contemporary Retrospective

Contemporary Retrospective

A joint exhibition over two floors by Brighton artists Patrick O'Donnell and Dawei Zhang featuring recent works upstairs, and a selection of work by both, spanning the last ten years, downstairs... 

In Basho's Footsteps

In Basho's Footsteps

A poet (Valcarce) and an artist (Gleizer) hiked 2,000km across Japan's wilderness in the footsteps of Matsuo Basho, the ancient haiku poet. Basho believed that the ideal ground for art was lightness of spirit and oneness with nature, and devoted his life to this ideal... 

Lost in the Dust Exhibition

Lost in the Dust Exhibition

Set against the dramatic and hauntingly beautiful backdrop of the South African landscape, these 15 works by Meyer offer a personal and compelling look into how war affects individual relationships, and captures the raw emotion of the people swept up in it... 

Sea 'n' the City – A Journey with Paint

Sea 'n' the City – A Journey with Paint

Mixed media paintings exploring cityscape, countryside and coastline: colours, textures and changing light of the seasons. Nature's patterns tidal changes on the foreshore, winter trees, clouds and architecture on the skyline. 

Visit the Artist

Visit the Artist

Unique, limited and very rare opportunity to visit Edinburgh artist in situ. View work – both complete and in process. Talk personally to the artist. Delicious refreshments provided... 

Gallery Seventeen

Gallery Seventeen

Contemporary visual artists, Margaret Anderson and Mary Mackay present new works in response to unsung muses, inspired by the narrative of the Scottish landscape. 

A Walk in Colour with Mimoza

A Walk in Colour with Mimoza

An adventure through creativity from representational to abstract. From dark to light, the colours are walking together. Philosophy feeds Mimoza's imagination as her thoughts are expressed in colour... 

Art Attack

Art Attack

‘Art Attack’ is a compelling exhibition of a handful of well-chosen international artists that will engage all those who visit. Outwardly, Urbane Art Gallery could seem to be the kind of white space gallery that has no time for those unwilling or unable to buy the expensive artworks on show... 

Gallery Suppers: An Artistic Tour of Europe with Scottish Culinary Dinner

Gallery Suppers: An Artistic Tour of Europe with Scottish Culinary Dinner

A rare opportunity to enjoy exclusive, after-hours access to the Scottish National Gallery's world-class collection of masterpieces. Experience an art expert tour and talk in the Scottish National Gallery with a Prosecco reception... 

Phoebe Traquair Song School Murals – Free

Phoebe Traquair Song School Murals – Free

Painted 1888-1892, Traquair's acclaimed murals, restored in 1998, illustrate the canticle Benedicite Omnia Opera. Showing the Pre-Raphaelite influence, they are a moving expression of faith... 

Jean-Etienne Liotard

Jean-Etienne Liotard

A stunning exhibition celebrating one of the greatest artists of the 18th century. The work of Jean-Etienne Liotard has rarely been exhibited, and this is the first time it will be comprehensively celebrated in Britain... 

Phoebe Anna Traquair Murals – Free

Phoebe Anna Traquair Murals – Free

Come and visit Edinburgh's Sistine Chapel, and see the beautiful, scintillating mural scheme by celebrated arts and crafts artist Phoebe Anna Traquair. Painted between 1893 and 1901, and the largest of her mural schemes, every surface is covered with images of all kinds: humans and angels, animals and birds, and patterns above all...