City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Galleries


Edinburgh Art Festival 2009 Underway

Edinburgh Art Festival 2009: James Morrison, Parkhill

All year round Edinburgh offers world class exhibitions from the National Galleries of Scotland to the private art boutique-style galleries, all the way down Dundas Street - the Cork Street of Edinburgh - and dotted around the urban villages of Stockbridge, Broughton and Leith.

Tantallon Castle Photo Is Most Compelling Evidence For Ghosts, Says Study

Tantallon Castle Ghost, or not?

Web users taking part in a study investigating photographic evidence for ghosts were most convinced by an image of a figure in period dress passing by a window in the historic Tantallon Castle in Fife, it was announced today.

Edinburgh International Festival Launches Programme

EIF 2009: Mabou Mines, Peter and Wendy

The 18th century Scottish Enlightenment, often harked back to as Edinburgh's golden age of intellectual and scientific accomplishment, is a central theme of this year's Edinburgh International Festival 2009 programme

Portrait Gallery Farewell Festival Day 1

Scottish National Portrait Gallery mural

A two-day, celebratory weekend marking the temporary closure of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery as it begins an ambitious Portrait of the Nation project.

Portrait Gallery Farewell Festival Day 2

Scottish National Portrait Gallery mural

A
two-day, celebratory weekend marking the temporary closure of the
Scottish National Portrait Gallery as it begins an ambitious Portrait
of the Nation project.

Love Your Museum Weekend

Ten museums across the U.K.

Nelson Monument and Time Ball Repair Starts Monday

Top of Nelson's Monument

A £250,000 restoration of the Nelson Monument on Calton Hill is set to start next week. The work will also see the famous time-ball mechanism, formerly used by mariners in the Firth of Forth for navigation, returned to working order.

Art World Celebrates £50 million Acquisition of Titian’s Diana and Actaeon

National Galleries of Scotland

The National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) and the National Gallery, London (NGL) are celebrating  the £50 million acquisition of Titian's Diana and Actaeon from the Duke of Sutherland. 

Edinburgh Lectures: When was Chinese Art Modern?

Craig Clunas, Professor of the History of Art at the University of Oxford, asks what might be taken as ‘modern art' in the Chinese context, and at how the arguments of the past continue to shape

Jolomo Awards 2009 for Scottish Landscape Painting Launched

THE JOLOMO FOUNDATION LAUNCHES

JOLOMO AWARDS 2009 FOR SCOTTISH LANDSCAPE PAINTING