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.
Roll up your sleeves and learn about the art of sculpting and crafting from metal paper modelling to pop-up gardens. Workshops are free.
The Scotsman Steps have been fully restored in marble along with a new piece of public art by Martin Creed.
As the promoters of the Great Edinburgh Run say, a 5k or 10k jog through the capital is a great way to see the Old and New Towns in all their glory in a fun, energetic fashion. "Make a weekend of it in Scotland's historic capital city," says the web site.
A National Gallery of Scotland exhibition, opening this Thursday, looks at the enduring influence of 16th century German artist Albrecht Dürer.
Paul Furneaux will give an illustrated talk about the development of his Japanese woodblock prints over the past decade since completing a Masters at the renowned Tama Art University in Tokyo in 2000.
The 300th anniversary of the birth of the Scottish philosopher, historian, and leading figure in the Edinburgh Enlightenment, David Hume (1711-1776) is being marked by an exhibition at the Writers' Museum featuring rare archive materials.