City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: galleries


Turner in January: The Vaughan Bequest

Rome from Monte Mario

The National Galleries of Scotland is currently showing its major new acquisition, Rome from Monte Mario (1820) by J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851).

Treasures from The Queen's Palaces Comes to Edinburgh in March 2012

Carl Fabergé, Mosaic Easter Egg, 1914

An exhibition of art from the Royal Collection  will go on display at The Queen’s  Gallery,  Palace  of  Holyroodhouse in M

'Reflections' Showcases Pool of Local Artists at City Art Centre

Dirty Rotten Peaches

A new exhibition opening tomorrow at the City Art Centre will be showcasing the work of 22 local artists, makers, and creators who have been supported by the Visu

Serene Impressions - Exhibition by Jamie Primrose

Inverleith Place by Jamie Primrose

Edinburgh-born artist Jamie Primrose follows in the footsteps of the great Impressionist painters – Monet, Turner, Whistler and Schue

Exhibition of EIF Pictures Opens at The Hub

Jonathan Mills 2011 by Eoin Carey

An exhibition of photographs from the recent Edinburgh International Festival, entitled The Big Picture, has just opened at

National Galleries of Scotland Announce 2012 Exhibitions

National Gallery Complex looking down from the Mound

The National Galleries of Scotland today announced upcoming exhibitions for 2012, including the first exhibition in the newly revamped National Portrait Gallery which opens to the public on 1st December.

SNH Nature Photography Comp 2011 Winners

SBW Winner

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) announced the three winners in the fifth annual Nature Photography Competition on Monday. The winning picture, taken by Jennifer Sanger of Pitlochry, shows a reflection of a summer day’s sky on a perfectly still loch – with her colourful shoes and socks edging into the picture. An image of Bass Rock came second place and an Edinburgh surfer caught a wave to win third place.

The Usher Hall: the World's Best Concert Hall

5 Stars for Usher Hall

VisitScotland’s inspectors have been making anonymous visits to the Usher Hall this year. Because of its exceptional facilities, acoustics and customer service they have granted the concert hall a rare but much deserved 5 stars.

National Museum of Scotland reaches 500,000 visitor mark

Assyrian Panel

The newly redeveloped National Museum of Scotland has broken all records and has attracted more than half a million visitors since it opened to the public less than six weeks ago.

The Garden of Eichstatt 1613 Review

This is an outstanding exhibition arranged by Alexander Meddowes of 100 beautiful coloured botanical copper plate engravings by Basil Besler which were originally published in 1613 as the first edition of Hortus Eystettensis.  This is one of the largest collections to be exhibited and hung together for over a decade.