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Edinburgh News: galleries

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.

ECA and University Merger Approved

The proposed merger between the University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) has been approved by the Scottish Government and will be backed by £13.8 million of new investment from the Scottish Funding Council.

Video: A Tour of the New Burns Museum

If you can't make it Alloway in Ayrshire to see the new Burns Museum (entrance is free today) you can at least get a sense of the "man o' parts" in this tour of the museum by Director, Nat Edwards.

Exhibition Highlights Edinburgh's Response to Global Disasters

Haiti Edinburgh

A thought-provoking exhibition at Edinburgh's Central Library opens tomorrow (Wed 12 January 2011), highlighting how Scotland's Capital city has responded to natural disasters occurring across the globe.

Turner Exhibition Brings Splash of Colour In Depths of Winter

Loch Coruisk, Skye, 1831-4

Each New Year brings a welcome return of watercolours by Romantic landscape painter J M W Turner (1775–1851) to the National Gallery Complex.

National Galleries of Scotland 2011 Exhibitions Announced

National Galleries of Scotland

"Austerity" may be the watchword when it comes to public funding but the Scottish Government said yesterday that it wishes to maintain free entrance to National Galleries and Museums such as the permanent art exhibitions at the Scottish National Galleries. Shortly after the government's budget announcement - which saw a 4% cut to National Galleries of Scotland funding - we received details of next year's NAS programme.  Many of the exhibitions in Edinburgh are free, at least for now.

Moves to Secure Richard Demarco Collection for the Nation

Richard Demarco

Action to secure a significant collection of art and memorabilia for Scotland has been announced by the Culture Minister.