City Art Centre

City Art Centre
2 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DE

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Aside from being home to one of the finest collections of Scottish art in the UK, Edinburgh’s City Arts Centre behind Waverley Station hosts some of the best international touring exhibitions across fine art, photography and design. The Arts Café offers a great children’s menu alongside some classic burger and vegetarian options.

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There are 6 events at this location

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A–Z: An Alphabetical Tour of Scottish Art

An overview of Scottish art from the 17th century to the present day, featuring artists from William Allan to Aleksander Zyw.

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

Thu 25 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

…and 52 more dates until 16 Nov

Family Drop-In Workshops

Crafty workshops inspired by the exhibition Where do I end and you begin. Suitable for the whole family working together.

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

Tulip Mania: Make your own tulips and other flowers inspired by Antonia Hirsch’s work Colour Shift.

Mon 13 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

Flying The Flag: Be inspired by Rushton and Tyman’s 'Flaghall' and invent a flag for an imaginary country.

Picturing Conflict: Art of the First World War

WWI was, at the time, the most horrific conflict in global history, which is perhaps why it yielded such a memorable cultural heritage. This exhibition features images of the war from Eric Robertson, David Young Cameron and Sir John Lavery.

Sat 8 Nov

Sun 9 Nov

Mon 10 Nov

…and 67 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

Urban/Suburban

A view of architecture and the built environment in recent Scottish art, featuring work by Nathan Coley, Graham Fagan, Carol Rhodes, Toby Paterson, Christine Borland and others.

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Generation.

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Generation.

Thu 25 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Generation.

…and 24 more dates until 19 Oct

Where Do I End and You Begin

  • 4 stars

A major exhibition of contemporary art from around the world, selected by five curators from Commonwealth countries and investigating the ideas and myths underpinning the notion of 'commonwealth' itself.

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

Thu 25 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

…and 24 more dates until 19 Oct

You Choose: Favourites from the City Art Centre

The most popular paintings from the centre's collection, as chosen by an online poll of the general public.

Sat 13 Dec

Sun 14 Dec

Mon 15 Dec

…and 158 more dates until 24 May 2015

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