Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
25 Hawthornvale, Edinburgh, EH6 4JT
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On the outskirts of the seaside neighbourhood of Newhaven, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop has 15 studios, as well as wood and metal workshops and project and education spaces. It runs learning and professional development courses ranging from wood, metal and foundry workshops to Mac and Final Cut Pro sessions. In terms of artistic development, the Micro Residency programme allows participating artists to explore new ideas and processes out with their normal practice, benefiting from Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop’s facilities and staff support. It also encourages networking and peer critiques. Art collective FOUND participated in a micro-residency and subsequently won a Scottish BAFTA in 2009.

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Lucy Wayman

  • 3 stars

Lucy Wayman has been commissioned to create a new public sculpture for the cycle path close to Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, connecting Newhaven to Edinburgh City Centre. Wayman’s practice makes use of craft techniques, such as weaving, knotting and macramé, but at scale and with a dynamism that surprises. The work…

Thu 12 Dec

Free / 0131 551 4490

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 13 Dec

Free / 0131 551 4490

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 14 Dec

Free / 0131 551 4490

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 31 more dates until 14 Jan 2020

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