A new free exhibition, opening this Saturday at the City Art Centre, looks at the art of drawing. A Parliament of Lines (5 May - 8 July 2012) will exhibit the work of fifteen contemporary artists, most working at an international level, all of whom use drawing as an important element in their practice.
The front of Buckingham Palace will act as a giant canvas for a special montage image of HM The Queen made up of tens of thousands of children’s self portraits.
The recently refurbished Scottish National Portrait Gallery (SNPG) is unveiling a self-portait by leading Scottish contemporary artist Alison Watt. Painted whilst she was ill, it shows Watt with her right hand across her forehead.
Following in the footsteps of the hugely successful TEDtalks, the Edinburgh International Science Festival introduces in 2012 the Edinburgh Enlightenment Exchange or Edinburgh E2 .
Lates are the occasional special evening events for adults at the revamped National Museum of Scotland that have proved highly popular.
Hundreds of runners wearing specially commissioned light suits will negotiate the intricate network of narrow paths below the rugged mini-mountain of Arthur's Seat in Holyrood Park, illuminati
A new art prize aims to find talented, aspiring artists at Edinburgh schools.
Edinburgh's Festivals have received a funding boost, it was announced on Thursday as an ambitious programm