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Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Riddle's Court, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Thu 17 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fri 18 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 2 more dates until 20 Apr

The Bone Library

A collaboration between students and staff from Edinburgh College of Art and the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, who are working on a project that development of 3D models in veterinary education.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 36 more dates until 24 May

Corin Sworn

Photographs and an installation inspired by natural plant dyes and research into plant specimens.

Inverleith House, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

…and 62 more dates until 29 Jun

Norrie Harman, Rebecca Appleby, Dean Kemp and Greg Townend: 26/04/86

Paint, ceramics and sculpture addressing and exploring the very-much-lingering legacy of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster in April 1986.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 36 more dates until 24 May

Bigert & Bergström: The Weather War

Swedish artists Lars Bergström and Mats Bigert look at human behaviour and how it interacts with technology. The Weather War is about the effort to track tornadoes, and is a documentary/art film tracking the duo's attempt to stop tornadoes using a homemade device called a Tornado Diverter.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 36 more dates until 24 May back to top

Power of Ten: Inventing Logarithms

Learn about the extraordinary work of John Napier, the 16th century Scottish landowner, astronomer, physicist and mathematician whose invention of logarithms made possible huge advances in physics and maths, as well as the scientific basis of modern music theory. Napier also devised an early calculator known as Napier's…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

…and 79 more dates until 6 Jul

This Land Is Our Land: Three Scottish Landscape Photographers

Stephen Drew, Hamish King and Neil Shaw Showcasing the breathtaking natural beauty of Scotland, from the Borders to the Northern Highlands; spectacular, original and contemporary images by Scottish landscape photographers Stephen Drew, Hamish King and Neil Shaw. Framed and mounted prints and cards available.

Gladstone's Land, Edinburgh

Tue 12 Aug

Gladstone Gallery

Free / 0844 493 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Gladstone Gallery

Free / 0844 493 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

Gladstone Gallery

Free / 0844 493 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 17 Aug

Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition

Outstanding exhibition of the best natural history photographs from all over the world, on loan from London's Natural History Museum.

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 44 more dates until 1 Jun

Alessandro Di Massimo: I'll Be Your Mirror

Works by Edinburgh-based Italian artist, based on themes of borders, boundaries, citizenship and European identity.

Interviewroom 11, Edinburgh

Wed 20 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 16:00 – 19:00

Thu 21 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 16:00 – 19:00

Fri 22 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 16:00 – 19:00
…and 9 more dates until 6 Sep

Alice Finbow: An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Edinburgh

In 1974, French writer Georges Perec (Life A User's Manual) sat in a café in Paris for three days and created a description of everything he could see and hear. The result, Tentative d'épuisement d'un lieu parisien, is one of his enduring celebrations of what he called the 'endotic', the opposite of the exotic. Filmmaker…

The Manna House, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Free / 0131 652 2349

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 08:00 – 18:00

Tue 12 Aug

Free / 0131 652 2349

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 08:00 – 18:00

Wed 13 Aug

Free / 0131 652 2349

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 08:00 – 18:00
…and 18 more dates until 31 Aug back to top

American Impressionism – A New Vision

An exhibition bringing together some 80 paintings that chart the response of American artists to French Impressionism. Works by Monet, Degas and Berthe Morisot provide context and there are popular works by the likes of Whistler, Sargent and Cassatt, but also less well-known paintings by artists such as Theodore Robinson…

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

Sat 2 Aug

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

Sun 3 Aug

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

…and 28 more dates until 31 Aug

Artists’ Open Studios and Exhibition

Coburg House Art Studios Seventy contemporary artists/makers open their studios to the public. Quality contemporary paintings, ceramics, jewellery, wooden boxes, textiles, weaving, metalwork, mosaic and printmaking. Also an exhibition in the gallery connected to the studios. Two-day event. The studios are located in…

Laughing Horse @ Captain Taylor's Coffee House, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Coburg House Art Studios

Free / 0131 556 9756

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Coburg House Art Studios

Free / 0131 556 9756

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Augusto Corrieri

New performance work considering the ideas of magic and misdirection.

Rhubaba Gallery & Studio, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 12 more dates until 31 Aug

Calum Colvin: The Magic Box

An archaeology of the artist's created practice, featuring image transparencies going back to the 1980s and new commissioned work.

Edinburgh Printmakers

Sun 31 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 557 2479

Artist talk and gallery tour. Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 18:00 – 19:00

Captain Lightfoot Presents …

Site-specific installation in the castle's Victorian Glasshouse, featuring work by members of the collective: Emma Pratt, Anneli Holmstrom and Kadie Salmon, as well as Jessie Makinson and Stephen Kavanagh.

Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3963

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3963

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Mon 11 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3963

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 4 more dates until 15 Aug back to top

Claude Closky: Going around in Circles

French conceptualist Closky has been acclaimed for his deadpan sense of humour; an early work, The first thousand numbers classified in alphabetical order, is exactly what it sounds like, starting 'Eight, eight hundred, eight hundred and eight [ …]' and ending ten pages later with 'two hundred and two'. In this…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 21:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 Aug

Conversation with William Kentridge

The South African artist discusses his role in the creation of Ubu and the Truth Commission.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Counterpoint

Non-thematic group show featuring work by eight artists, including Ross Birrell, Keith Farquhar, Alec Finlay and Craig Mulholland.

Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0131 650 2210

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 650 2210

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 650 2210

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 Aug

Danie Mellor: Primordial – SuperNaturalBayiMinyjirral

Work by the acclaimed contemporary Australian artist, whose work is informed by a deep knowledge of art history and a willingness to engage with issue related to his own indigenous and European heritage.

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 112 more dates until 23 Nov

David Burrows: In outer space there is no painting or sculpture

Work by British multimedia artist, one half of Plastique Fantastique.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 36 more dates until 24 May back to top

Dürer's Fame

  • 4 stars

Albrecht Dürer was more than just the most gifted artist of the Northern Renaissance. Thanks to his mastery of printmaking, he was a one-man industry; his ability to produce multiple copies of his images enabled his fame to spread across Europe. This major new exhibition of his work features a selection of his prints from…

Duff House, Banff

Wed 16 Apr

Included in admission / 01261 813004

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Thu 17 Apr

Included in admission / 01261 813004

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Fri 18 Apr

Included in admission / 01261 813004

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 86 more dates until 13 Jul

Helen Storey: Dress of Glass and Flame

Sculptural dress made of glass and flame, originally exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 2013.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 36 more dates until 24 May

Isa Genzken

The work of German sculptor Isa Genzken has been described by the New York Times as 'brash, improvisational, full of searing color and attitude' and this is the first UK exhibition of her work outside London, from the earlier geometric abstractions to the more recent assemblages of consumer goods, shop mannequins and…

Inverleith House, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Jul

Free / 0131 248 2971

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Sun 20 Jul

Free / 0131 248 2971

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Tue 22 Jul

Free / 0131 248 2971

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:30
…and 65 more dates until 5 Oct

Jessica Harrison: Broken

Readymade porcelain figures which have been manipulated by the artist.

Jupiter Artland, Wilkieston

Thu 31 Jul

Included in admission / 01506 889900

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Fri 1 Aug

Included in admission / 01506 889900

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Sat 2 Aug

Included in admission / 01506 889900

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 20:00
…and 33 more dates until 28 Sep

Jessica Lloyd-Jones: Hidden Energies

Sculptural works reflecting the artist's interest in natural phenomena, such as particle physics and biological electricity.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 36 more dates until 24 May back to top