City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: galleries

Edinburgh Art Festival 2009 Underway

Edinburgh Art Festival 2009: James Morrison, Parkhill

All year round Edinburgh offers world class exhibitions from the National Galleries of Scotland to the private art boutique-style galleries, all the way down Dundas Street - the Cork Street of Edinburgh - and dotted around the urban villages of Stockbridge, Broughton and Leith.

Tantallon Castle Photo Is Most Compelling Evidence For Ghosts, Says Study

Tantallon Castle Ghost, or not?

Web users taking part in a study investigating photographic evidence for ghosts were most convinced by an image of a figure in period dress passing by a window in the historic Tantallon Castle in Fife, it was announced today.

Edinburgh International Festival Launches Programme

EIF 2009: Mabou Mines, Peter and Wendy

The 18th century Scottish Enlightenment, often harked back to as Edinburgh's golden age of intellectual and scientific accomplishment, is a central theme of this year's Edinburgh International Festival 2009 programme

Nelson Monument and Time Ball Repair Starts Monday

Top of Nelson's Monument

A £250,000 restoration of the Nelson Monument on Calton Hill is set to start next week. The work will also see the famous time-ball mechanism, formerly used by mariners in the Firth of Forth for navigation, returned to working order.

Art World Celebrates £50 million Acquisition of Titian’s Diana and Actaeon

National Galleries of Scotland

The National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) and the National Gallery, London (NGL) are celebrating  the £50 million acquisition of Titian's Diana and Actaeon from the Duke of Sutherland. 

Jolomo Awards 2009 for Scottish Landscape Painting Launched



Big Case, a show by 10 contemporary artists @ Lauriston Castle

28th July 2008

Big Case

Lauriston Castle Glasshouse, Edinburgh

1st-14th August 2008

Expo Boost For Edinburgh Art Festival

The Edinburgh Art Festival is to receive £45,000 from the Scottish Government's Edinburgh Festival Expo Fund to install an

Edinburgh Art Festival 2008 Builds on Previous Years

The recently launched programme for the fifth Edinburgh Art Festival includes 50 exhibitions of both local and international artists and groups across Edinburgh Galleries.

Vanity Fair Portraits Review

Vanity Fair Portraits - Liza Minelli

This utterly fabulous and glamorous collection of 150 photographic
portraits, features the most significant iconic faces from the world
of American and European arts and culture of the past century from 1913
to the present day. Vanity Fair Portraits goes far
beyond simply a selection of images of famous media stars

James Bond Bound For Edinburgh

Casino Royale book cover

An exhibition that charts the development of Bond book artwork and design is coming to Edinburgh later this year. Bond Bound - Ian Fleming and the Art of Cover Design, which will be at the City Art Centre from the 5th July to September 14th, features book covers, film posters, letters and previously unseen archive material. Stretching back more than half a century, the covers provide revealing snapshots of shifting attitudes to sex, feminism and the changing international climate.