City Art Centre
- Telephone 0131 529 3993
- Opening times Mon–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun noon–5pm.
- Website www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk/Venues/…
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.
There are 10 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.
Thu 28 Aug
Fri 29 Aug
Sat 30 Aug
Andy Wightman: Stop Thief!
Commentator, activist and author Andy Wightman gives an audiovisual presentation.
Take inspiration from our exhibition Where do I end and you begin and create your own crowd scene using paper and collage.
James Guthrie Orchar: Collecting Prints in the 19th Century
Learn about Dundee industrialist James Guthrie Orchar's (1825–1898) roles as patron.
Wed 10 Sep
£8 / 0131 228 1155
Make your own hand-drawn map of Scotland at this family drop-in workshop.
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
Richard Hylton Lecture
Hylton discuss the exhibition Where do I end and you begin.
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.
Where Do I End and You Begin
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.
Thu 28 Aug
Fri 29 Aug
Sun 31 Aug
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.