Umbrellas may be ubiquitous (inside and out!) but bright things are ahead at Summerhall this Festival Fringe.
Treats lie in store for EIF-goers this year from Shakespeare's Coriolanus backed by Chinese heavy metal bands to a production of Hamlet that interacts with Richard Burton's 1964 Broadway version; f
The life and work of one of the most extraordinary photographers in Britain during the 1930s and 1940s is the subject of a major free, new exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery (2 Ma
Established in 2004, the Edinburgh Art Festival is the newest major addition to Edinburgh's August Festivals line-up, but it filled a longtime gap. Visual art somehow seemed obscured by the creative mayhem of the rest of the festival before the galleries clubbed together and launched their own festival within the Edinburgh Festival.
Details of the 2013 Edinburgh Art Festival will be announced later in the year.
A rare Japanese handscroll painting, dating back to the early 1700s, has been discovered in the special collections of Edinburgh’s Central Library
Elizabeth Blackadder, who is the Queen’s Painter in Scotland, is to receive this year's Edinburgh Award, joining previous winners Ian Rankin, JK Rowling, Sir Chris Hoy, George Kerr and Profes
Dr Livingstone, I Presume? is an exhibition at the National Musum of Scotland, Chambers Street, running Friday 23 November 2012 to Sunday 7 April 2013.