City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Wegman's Weimaraners Coming to Edinburgh Art Festival

Malta by William Wegman

US artist William Wegman is bringing a selection of his famous Weimaraner portraits to Edinburgh's newly refurbished City Art Centre as part of this summer's Edinburgh Art Festival.

Art AnimOtion Exhibition and Event

"LIVE painting + LIVE music + LIVE video art = Art AnimOtion" goes the tagline for this creative collaboration by international artists Maria Rud and Natalia Kharina.

Show Scotland

Around forty Scottish museums and galleries, from Orkney to Dumfries, come together for this annual weekend of events dubbed Show Scotland.

Outreach Program Explores EIF "New World" Theme

One of the less visible activities of the Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) is its its year-round programme of education and outreach. Around 1,000 young people are participating in workshops and projects this year, that explore the cultural diversity of performers and the ideas raised in the Edinburgh's flagship arts festival.

Science Festival Introduces Cow Autopsy and Kids' Blood Bar

Science Festival blood

Blood and guts are on the menu at the Edinburgh International Science Festival in April. The annual festival of popular science, which aims to educate through hands-on activities and topical talks, has a new floor at one of its main venues, the City Art Centre, devoted to the human body.

Glasgow Art Fair

"The UK’s most prestigious contemporary art fair outside of London", the Glasgow Art Fair 2010 will showcase 46 selected galleries from Scotland, the rest of the UK, Europe and beyond exhibiting work for sale by over 1000 artists.

The four-day art buying extravaganza takes place in the trademark white tented pavilions on George Square, in the heart of Glasgow’s city centre (literally just outside Queen Street train station, see trains).

Edinburgh Art Festival Dates Announced

Edinburgh Art Festival Richard Wright

The seventh annual Edinburgh Art Festival will open on Thursday 29 July 2010 running until Sunday 5 September 2010. The Festival, which offers a special summer platform for Edinburgh galleries and artists to showcase specially-curated work, will feature exhibitions in venues across the city along with a programme of associated events, artist talks, workshops, tours and the ever popular Art Late.

Partially Sighted Photographer's Shed Exhibition Opens

A new exhibition of photographs, taken by a partially sighted photographer of his garden shed, opens today at the Edinburgh headquarters of the Royal National Institute of Blind People Scotland.

Damian Henry Exhibition at the Billcliffe Gallery


A most entertaining exhibition by a young Scottish artist has just opened at the Roger Billcliffe gallery on Blythswood Street, Glasgow, located just a few hundred yards from the prestigious Glasgow School of Art. 

Galleries: Crossing Continents at the Henderson Gallery

Crail by Berit de Koenigswarter

Baroness Pannonica (Nica) de Koenigswarter (1913-1988) had a lifelong love affair with travel, art, photography and jazz music.