Edinburgh News: galleries
A new free exhibition, opening this Saturday at the City Art Centre, looks at the art of drawing. A Parliament of Lines (5 May - 8 July 2012) will exhibit the work of fifteen contemporary artists, most working at an international level, all of whom use drawing as an important element in their practice.
The recently refurbished Scottish National Portrait Gallery (SNPG) is unveiling a self-portait by leading Scottish contemporary artist Alison Watt. Painted whilst she was ill, it shows Watt with her right hand across her forehead.
A new art prize aims to find talented, aspiring artists at Edinburgh schools.
Edinburgh's Festivals have received a funding boost, it was announced on Thursday as an ambitious programm
The National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) and the National Gallery in London made a surprise announcement today that Titian’s masterpiece Diana and
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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.