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.
The proposed merger between the University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) has been approved by the Scottish Government and will be backed by £13.8 million of new investment from the Scottish Funding Council.
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.
IMPOSSIBLE NATION, a partnership project between the Travelling Gallery and the Scottish National Portrait Gallery's Portrait of the Nation: Live, presents a thought-provoking visual portrait of ho
Paintings by the big names of Impressionism, including Monet, Pissarro, Renoir, Manet and Sisley, feature in a new exhibition opening in Edinburgh today.