The new Photography Gallery in the recently refurbished Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh, has been named after Robert Mapplethorpe, the provocative American photographer who died of AIDS in 1989. The National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) said that the Robert Maplethorpe Foundation is giving a total of $300,000 (£190,000) over the next three years towards "innovative displays, exhibitions, research and related publications" in the purpose-built photography space.
The Festival of Dangerous Ideas is a Scotland-wide series of events that "aims to re-establish the importance of dangerous ideas as agents of change in education - to shift the axis of what is possible."
A free Edinburgh Reads book event with Rt Hon.
Edinburgh Airport has been sold by BAA to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) for £807.2m, it was announced today. The cash deal will be completed by the end of May.
The current financial crisis can be seen as coming to a head five years ago today. "Debtonation Day" - the name appears to have been dubbed by economist and A Green New Deal author Ann Pettifor - occured on 9 August 2007.
A project to re-invigorate a 16th century courtyard house in Edinburgh's Old Town got a welcome boost yesterday with the announcement of the latest round of Historic Scotland’s Building Grants.
Edinburgh Lib Dems have not given up on building the troubled tramline to Leith.
Calling independent documentary filmmakers: the Scottish Documentary Institute is looking for 12 projects to host at the Edinburgh Pitch, a 3-day workshop where participants learn about TV commissi
The longtime EISF director explains the art of science communication and why warnings from this year's Edinburgh Medal winner need to be heeded.
The UN International year of Sustainable Energy for All finds us with various tools with which to confront the climate change crisis.