City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: galleries

Come to Edinburgh. See the Museum of London

Museum of London

As the promoters of the Great Edinburgh Run say, a 5k or 10k jog through the capital is a great way to see the Old and New Towns in all their glory in a fun, energetic fashion. "Make a weekend of it in Scotland's historic capital city," says the web site.

Exhibition Shows Influence of Renaissance Artist Albrecht Dürer

Albrecht Durer, Landscape with Cannon

A National Gallery of Scotland exhibition, opening this Thursday, looks at the enduring influence of 16th century German artist Albrecht Dürer.

Photo Artist Hiroshi Sugimoto Zaps into Edinburgh Festival

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Wild Fennel and Umbrellifer

An exhibition by Japanese photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto will be exhibiting at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in August and September at this year's Edinburgh International Festival.

Edinburgh Writer's Museum Marks Birth of Hume

The 300th anniversary of the birth of the Scottish philosopher, historian, and leading figure in the Edinburgh Enlightenment, David Hume (1711-1776) is being marked by an exhibition at the Writers' Museum featuring rare archive materials.

1960 Holyrood Train Campaign Painting Donated to Edinburgh

Holyrood Palace train campaign

An evocative, oil painting of the Palace of Holyroodhouse, once used by national railway operator British Railways in a PR campaign to get more people using trains, has been donated to the City of Edinburgh's art collection and will be displayed at the City Art Centre later this Spring.

Edinburgh International Festival Launches Eastern Themed 2011 Programme

King Lear

William Shakespeare goes East as the music of the Rajasthan desert drifts into the city this Summer

Video: Scottish National Portrait Gallery Renovation

The Scottish Government announced a further  £2 million yesterday for the refurbishment of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in

The Space Between: An Edinburgh Romance

Following on from his micro-budget success with The Inheritance, film director Tim Barrow is about to premiere Edinburgh-set romantic drama The Space Between.

Jeff Koons Art Exhibition Coming To Edinburgh

Jeff Koons, Bourgeois Bust - Jeff and Ilona

Contemporary US artist Jeff Koons, famous for breaking records with his multi-million pound selling artworks, will be the focus of a new display at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art this Spring. Admission will be free.

Jack Vetriano Charity Christmas Painting Raises £86,000

First Minister's Christmas Cards (2008-2010)

Scottish artist Jack Vetriano's Let's Twist Again, the specially commissioned First Minister's Christm

Free Exhibition Gets Up Close With The Artist

Allan Ramsay

A new exhibition entitled The Artist Up Close will bring together a range of 32 portrait works of some of Scotland’s most admired artists created by themselves, their friends or family.