Edinburgh News: galleries
How do you hang a £45 million painting?
The National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) and the National Gallery in London made a surprise announcement today that Titian’s masterpiece Diana and
Edvard Munch's The Scream is among over 50 works coming to Edinburgh as part of an exhibition of the artist's lithographs and woodcuts at the Modern Art Gallery
Edinburgh will be seeing red next month when the Scottish National Gallery on the Mound opens a new exhibition exploring the versatile and striking drawing medium of red chalk.
The National Galleries of Scotland announced today that James Holloway CBE will retire from his post as Director of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery at the end of January 2012.
The National Galleries of Scotland is currently showing its major new acquisition, Rome from Monte Mario (1820) by J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851).
An exhibition of art from the Royal Collection will go on display at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse in M
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
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.
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 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.
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.
The City Art Centre unveiled its latest exhibition at the end of July, the David Mach RA RSA presentation Precious Light: a celebration of the King James Bible 1611-2011, an exhibition in sculpture and collage. There is also an exhibition of historic Bibles, in particular the King James Bible which is celebrating its 400th anniversary this year, and a demonstration of how the English-language bible has so influenced how and what we say in every day speech.
Dame Elizabeth Blackadder is now 80 and this is her first major retrospective. It takes up all the rooms in the Scottish National Gallery starting from her student days to the present.
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.