Jupiter Artland

Jupiter Artland
Bonnington House Steadings, Wilkieston, City of Edinburgh, EH27 8BY
  • Telephone 01506 889900
  • Opening times May 12–Sep 30: 10am–5pm.
  • Seasonal times Open every day in Jul & Aug; open to groups and schools Apr to Oct.
  • Admission Adult £8.50; Children (6–16) £6.50; Family (2 adults/2 children) £23.50; Family (2 adults/4 children) £31.50; Seniors £6; Students £4; under 6s free.
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  • Website www.jupiterartland.org
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Jupiter Artland

Located in the 120-acre grounds of Bonnington House, just outside Edinburgh, Jupiter Artland is an outdoor sculpture park featuring major works specially commissioned from leading sculptors and land artists who have worked on-site to create a strong relationship with their surrounding environment. The artists include Turner prize nominees Nathan Coley and Jim Lambie, as well as Cornelia Parker, Anish Kapoor, Anthony Gormley and Andy Goldsworthy. The sculpture park opens to the public during the summer months, and places a strong emphasis on education, with a programme of activities for families, adults and groups.

  • Provides: Free wi-fi

Reviews & features

Edinburgh Art Festival features of leading international and UK artists

2 Aug 2018

Major retrospectives of Rembrandt and Nolde are alongside work from emerging and established artists from Tacita Dean to Bill Viola

The Edinburgh Art Festival is in full swing, and whether you're a visual art fan who's already planning your itinerary or you just feel like taking a break from the tsunami of live performance, there are a lot of ways to see something a little quieter…

Interview: Christian Boltanski – 'Everybody is so important, so unique, and yet at the same time so fragile'

4 Aug 2016

Artist discusses his new permanent work at Jupiter Artland

Low wooden steps are placed under the aperture through which we can watch Christian Boltanski's Theatre d'ombres at Jupiter Artland. Children and toddlers clamber up and peer inside, delighted by the spectacle of dancing demons and ghouls projected into…

Artists in Wonderland: an oasis of artistic calm in West Lothian, Jupiter Artland continues to thrive and excite

6 Jul 2016

Co-creator and curator Nicky Wilson explains why this labour of love is an exhibition space like no other

As the name implies, once you step through the gates of Jupiter Artland, you’re in another world. While Edinburgh’s city centre feels like a constant building site, a half-hour bus ride to West Lothian offers sanctuary of the most imaginative kind. For…

Jupiter Artland spring and summer programme filled with new talent

6 May 2015

Edinburgh’s contemporary art park features work from artists including Sara Barker and Tara Donovan

Opening in mid-May, the Jupiter Artland spring and summer programme has become a much-anticipated event on Edinburgh’s calendar of contemporary art events, not least because you know summer has arrived when the place opens. Set in 100 acres of country…

Jupiter Artland opens its season with a new Charles Jencks exhibition

25 Apr 2011

The ourdoor 'art park' also features work by Anthony Gormley

You know that spring has sprung when Jupiter Artland opens its doors with a new season – and this year’s artistic bloom looks to be just as exciting as their last. Launching with special exhibition Metaphysical Landscape by landform artist, philosopher…

Jupiter Artland - outdoor work by high-profile contemporary artists

23 Jul 2009

‘This isn’t a sculpture park,’ says Robert Wilson, co-director, along with his wife Nicky, of the recently-opened Jupiter Artland. ‘We think of it as something different. That’s why we used the word “artland”, because we want to focus equally on the…

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