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Sculpture Workshop to unveil stunning new building

October 10, 2014 by


Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop to launch Creative Laboratories next month Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop will proudly unveil the new Creative Laboratories building – an architecturally stunning facility specifically designed for sculptors – on 20 November. Situated on old railway sidings in Newhaven, Creative Laboratories will create a cultural hub, dedicated to the research and production of contemporary […]

Feeling sheepish about the referendum!

September 15, 2014 by


Voters ‘flock’ to see referendum artwork! With Thursday’s independence vote the only topic of conversation all around the country, Leith-based artist Elaine Forrest has created a timely ‘discussion piece’ – a referendum sheep’s skull! The sculpture is studded with 20,5000 Swarovski crystals and features both a Saltire and Union Flag. The price? £3500 – a real […]

LIGHTS OUT tonight

August 4, 2014 by


Today is the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and to  mark this we are inviting everyone (from large-scale organisations like Blackpool Illuminations, Tower Bridge and Piccadilly Circus to thousands of people at home) to turn out their lights, leaving on a single light or candle for a shared moment of reflection. […]

A week on Ward 72: new exhibition at Western General

July 30, 2014 by


LOCAL arts and disability organisation, Artlink, is pleased to present an exhibition of drawings by Mark Kirkham – ‘The Edinburgh Sketcher’- documenting his observations as an artist-in-residence at the Royal Victoria Building at the Western General on Ward 72. The exhibition also shows Mark’s perspective – as a parent – of time spent in Edinburgh’s […]

North Edinburgh Arts to stage Alan Lennon exhibition to open

May 13, 2014 by


Don’t miss ‘Embodiment’, local artist Alan Lennon’s latest exhibition which opens at North Edinburgh Arts next week. “Continually fascinated and inspired by the human form and relationships – people connecting or not connecting. Many paintings portray the juxtaposition of a strong exterior presence but unmasking the soft vulnerability beneath” The exhibition runs until 26 June […]

Edinburgh College students set to Glow!

May 9, 2014 by


Edinburgh College’s dazzling creative students are about to light up the city with a two-month celebration of their luminous skills! The Let’s Glow festival will give Edinburgh the chance to enjoy performances and exhibitions from students covering everything from music, theatre and dance to photography, sculpture, illustration and much more. The programme (see below) shines […]

Support your local school in art competition

April 26, 2014 by


FSartcomp Flora Stevenson Primary School has reached the final of an international art competition – the only Scottish school to do so – and they could use your support to win the grand prize … see below for more info and VOTE FOR FLORA’s!

What does ‘home’ mean to you?

October 20, 2013 by


The city council is running an art competition for schoolchildren from Muirhouse, Pilton and Pennywell to mark the start of construction of new homes in West Pilton Crescent – and the closing date for entries is fast approaching. ‘What does home mean to you?’ is the appropriate theme of the competition which is open to pupils […]

See for yourself – ‘Hidden Art’ exhibition on show in Stockbridge

August 28, 2013 by


A unique exhibition of art and photography by groups whose members are blind or partially sighted opens in Stockbridge this Saturday [August 31]. The ‘Hidden Art’ exhibition can be seen at the Patriothall Gallery off Hamilton Place until 8 September. “We aim to show people that art is possible for all to enjoy even if they are visually impaired,” said […]

Travelling Gallery to visit Drylaw

August 21, 2013 by


The Travelling Gallery embark on its Scottish tour this Friday (23 August) with ‘THIS LAND’, a new autumn exhibition presenting a beautifully alternative view of the Scottish landscape – and it’s stopping off at Drylaw on it’s travels. You can catch the exhibition at the local centre next Thursday (29 August) afternoon from 2 – 5pm.  Inspired by […]