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 11 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.

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 0131 529 3993

Mon 28 Jul

Free / 0131 529 3993

Tue 29 Jul

Free / 0131 529 3993

…and 110 more dates until 16 Nov

Aaron Kreisler, Kushana Bush, Yvonne Todd and Steve Carr in Discussion

Curator Aaron Kreisler and New Zealand artists Kushana Bush, Yvonne Todd and Steve Carr discuss their parts in the Where Do I End and You Begin exhibition.

Collaboration & Curating

A day of discussion on topics related to collaboration in curatorial practice. Booking is essential.

Fri 8 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

£5 (Members free) / 0131 529 3993

Discussion and debate. Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

Free / 0131 529 3993

Informal walking tour. Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

Festival Detours: Eilidh MacAskill

A performance straddling theatre and performance art from Fish and Game founder Eilidh MacAskill, against the backdrop of the Where do I end and you begin exhibition. Presented in partnership with The List.

Wed 6 Aug

£4 (Family £10) / 0131 529 3993

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

GENERATION: TG

A group exhibition including work from five artists – Laura Aldridge, Craig Coulthard, Mandy McIntosh, David Sherry and Hanna Tuulikki – that spans pretty much every media out there.

Wed 13 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3930

Part of Generation.

Thu 14 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3930

Part of Generation.

Fri 15 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3930

Part of Generation.

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Thembinkose Goniwe and Mary Sibande in Discussion

Curator Thembinkosi Goniwe and artist Mary Sibande discuss the Where Do I End and You Begin exhibition.

Thembinkose Goniwe, Kay Hassan and Feya Faku in Discussion

Curator Thembinkose Goniwe speaks with artist Kay Hassan and trumpeter Feya Faku about their collaboration for the Where Do I End and You Begin exhibition. Plus, Faku performs.

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.

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Generation.

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Generation.

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Generation.

…and 65 more dates until 19 Oct

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.

Fri 1 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 529 3993

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

Sun 3 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 529 3993

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

Mon 4 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 529 3993

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

…and 65 more dates until 19 Oct

Where Do I End and You Begin – Curators in Conversation

Learn a bit more about the Commonwealth-exploring exhibition from those who know it really, really well: curatorial advisers Aaron Kreisler (New Zealand), Vidya Shivadas (India), Kathleen Ritter (Canada), Thembinkose Goniwe (South Africa) and Richard Hylton (UK).

Fri 8 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

Where Do I End and You Begin – Curators Tour

Members of the curatorial and projects team delve into the current exhibition.

Mon 11 Aug

Mon 18 Aug

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