Edinburgh News: galleries
Museums Galleries Scotland has named the successful applicants for funding reserved for Scotland’s top collections. Five Lothians based Recognised Collections of National Significance successfully bid for a share to pay for projects that will bring major benefits for visitors.
The Scotsman Steps have been fully restored in marble along with a new piece of public art by Martin Creed.
A National Gallery of Scotland exhibition, opening this Thursday, looks at the enduring influence of 16th century German artist Albrecht Dürer.
William Shakespeare goes East as the music of the Rajasthan desert drifts into the city this Summer
The Scottish Government announced a further £2 million yesterday for the refurbishment of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in
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.
Scottish artist Jack Vetriano's Let's Twist Again, the specially commissioned First Minister's Christm
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.
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.
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.
Each New Year brings a welcome return of watercolours by Romantic landscape painter J M W Turner (1775–1851) to the National Gallery Complex.
"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.
Action to secure a significant collection of art and memorabilia for Scotland has been announced by the Culture Minister.