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Edinburgh Art Festival returns 29 July to 29 August 2021

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That the Edinburgh Art Festival will return from 29 July to 29 August this year has been confirmed. The 17th edition of the festival will bring together over 35 exhibitions and new commissions in...

Edinburgh Art Festival 2020 – HELLO!

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The 2020 Edinburgh Art Festival opens today with a number of Flags for Edinburgh hoisted aloft the Festival City.The 2020 edition of Edinburgh Art Festival was cancelled earlier this year along with all...

Edinburgh Art Festival 2019 – the numbers paint a pretty picture

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With world premieres, major retrospectives and work from established and emerging artists among more than 50 exhibitions presented by galleries, pop up venues and historic spaces across the length and breadth of the city,...

John Busby Silent Landscape continues at the Open Eye Gallery

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In conjunction with Edinburgh Art Festival the Open Eye Gallery has a large scale exhibition centring on the distinctive landscape paintings by celebrated avian artist John Busby RSA RSW SWLA (1928–2015).Featuring many previously unseen paintings,...

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop EAF Exhibitions

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As part of the Edinburgh Art Festival, the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop is holding a series of exhibitions of work from three contemporary sculptors which will be displayed for, at least, the duration of the...

Grayson Perry at Dovecot Studios

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The groundbreaking work of popular artist Grayson Perry will be the focus of a solo exhibition at Dovecot Studios this summer. 'Julie Cope's Grand Tour: The Story of Life' by Grayson Perry, which will...

Glitter Defiance at Jupiter Campout Romanti-Crash!

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 Romance at a festival is more than just a drunken kiss in a soggy tent when Jupiter Artland gets involved.  It’s a chance to dissect marriage with glittery absurdity and reconstruct the parts into...

At the Talbot Rice Gallery – Lucy Skaer – The Green Man

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Bloodlust and botany inspire acclaimed artist’s diverse show A letter from King James VI, 14 horned instruments and a sculptural hunting scene feature in Lucy Skaer’s thought-provoking art exhibition at the University’s Talbot Rice Gallery.The...

Edinburgh Art Festival – Speaking with Sorcha Carey about the 2018 Commissions

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Sorcha Carey is Director of Edinburgh Art Festival and when we met she only had two chairs in her new meeting room at the French Consulate. All the other furniture and the contents of...

Edinburgh festival experts on hand at Aberdeen conference

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Experts who run some of the festivals in Edinburgh are attending a conference in Aberdeen this Friday to talk about their experiences and explore best practice with others from across Scotland.FESTIVAL! is a four...

Edinburgh Art Festival – Shannon Te Ao

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New Zealand artist Shannon Te Ao has been chosen to produce an ambitious new artwork for the Edinburgh Art Festival.The Edinburgh Art Festival is the largest annual festival of visual arts in the UK, each year...

Edinburgh Art Festival 2017 – there will be dragons

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With the help of the children from Canal View Primary School in Wester Hailes the Dragon of Profit and Private Ownership made its way from Trinity Apse up the Royal Mile to officially declare...

New book highlights working women in Leith

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Some of the tenants of Port of Leith Housing Association have created a new book with memories of their working lives.The stories in the book have been shared by 11 women who have lived...

New exhibition at the Travelling Gallery

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As part of Edinburgh Art Festival (EAF) a new exhibition is being unveiled at the Travelling Gallery. This is being staged in partnership with New Media Scotland for both the Festival of Architecture and EAF. Supported...

The Edinburgh Reporter guide to Edinburgh Festivals 2016

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Here in the capital we are very proud of all our festivals.There really is something for everybody and now it is not just in August that you can find something to entertain you that...

Edinburgh Art Festival 2015: Courage, creativity… attitude

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'To me, Edinburgh is a city equally at home in the worlds of fiction and of reality'Director Sorcha Carey is launching her fifth - and the city's twelfth - Edinburgh Art Festival at Dovecot...

2015 Edinburgh Art Festival Launch

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The 2015 Edinburgh Art Festival launched today with the - metaphorical - unveiling of Charles Avery's fantastical tree at Waverley Station and two exhibitions  - a Bernat Klein retrospective, A Life in Colour, and...

Edinburgh Art Festival launches today

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It is the Festival season. Today it's the time for Edinburgh Art Festival (EAF) to announce its 2015 programme which combines ambitious presentations of Scottish and international contemporary art alongside major solo and survey shows...

Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Frisky Ducks and Other Poems and The Lucky Charm of Major Bessop: Mario Relich and Tom Hubbard launch their new works. Relich was born in Zagreb, grew up in Montreal and has lived most of his life in Edinburgh: he...

Monday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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 Leith in World War One: Andrew Grant talks about the Home Front and what happened to the men who marched away. 6.30-7.30pm, Leith Library, 28-30 Ferry Road. Free but advance booking required: call 0131 529 5517 or...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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As we say goodbye to the festivals, there's still plenty on offer in the capital, and as ever, most of our listings are FREE! MONDAY 25TH AUGUST 2014Leith in World War One: Andrew Grant talks...

Counterpoint: a new exhibition at the Talbot Rice Gallery

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A bowling alley, bee hives and some politically-dependent cannons: these are just some of the pieces included in the Talbot Rice Gallery's new show, Counterpoint.  It is, says Principal Curator Pat Fisher, 'an intelligent...

GENERATION – The Bothy Project at Modern Art One

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Last week we saw a mysterious structure appearing on the lawn of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art ONE.  A long wooden frame, an enigmatic sloping side.  We had a few guesses as...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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We all know what starts this week: on Friday both the Fringe and the Just Festival open their numerous doors.  The Edinburgh Reporter will cover many events at both festivals - so What's On...

LIGHTS OUT project to be part of Edinburgh Art Festival

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Another exciting new installation to look forward to at one of the many festivals just about to start in Edinburgh.In collaboration with Edinburgh Art Festival, 14-18NOW presents a major outdoor re-working of Indian artist...

Five things you need to know today Edinburgh!

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Edinburgh Art Festival - World War I - East Coast mainline - At the Traverse - Gracemount Garden The Edinburgh Art Festival takes place from the end of July. Here is a quick look at...

Chocolate and Moonlight Sonata set to delight at Jupiter Artland

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Jupiter Artland opens on 17 May this year and runs till the end of September with a huge programme of installations, daily performances and solo shows by contemporary artists. This will be one of the...

Edinburgh Art Festival 2014 to feature over 100 artists

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 11TH EDINBURGH ART FESTIVAL WILL TAKE PLACE FROM 31 JULY – 31 AUGUST 2014 Sometimes overlooked by those seeking more traditional Festival fare of music and theatre nonetheless the Edinburgh Art Festival is the UK’s largest...

The Edinburgh Art Festival: Wind Pipes for Edinburgh

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Trystan Davies spoke to artist Sarah Kenchington about her musical project for the Edinburgh Art Festival at Trinity Apse off The Royal Mile. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gV9KT_Dql8]  [vimeo 72368140 w=500 h=281] Wind Pipes for Edinburgh concert from Edinburgh...

The Edinburgh Art Festival – Patterns of parley outside the city

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There are many ways to escape the hustle and bustle of the Festival but none quite as beautiful, thoughtful and connected as Jupiter Artland just fifteen minutes south of the city.  It’s not a...

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