The Fruitmarket Gallery

The Fruitmarket Gallery
45 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DF
  • Telephone 0131 225 2383
  • Opening times Mon–Sat 11am–6pm; Sun noon–5pm.
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Birra Moretti
Fruitmarket Gallery

Located behind Waverley train station, this world-class gallery showcases work by many of the leading names in contemporary art. An all-glass frontage allows passing pedestrians to observe the lower level of the gallery beyond the bookshop and café, and brings natural light to the top floor. The gallery's output includes exhibitions, commissions, interpretation, education and publishing in both print and electronic forms. Notable exhibitions include works by Lucy Skaer and Fred Tomaselli, and a retrospective of the Turner Prize-winning Glasgow artist Martin Creed.

  • Provides: Free wi-fi

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There are 9 events at this location

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Amy Liptrot: The Outrun

Amy Liptrot discusses her memoir Outrun. Liptrot spend her childhood on the family farm in Orkney, her twenties living a hedonistic life in London and, at the age of thirty, was drawn back to the island. It is a story about living on the edge, the pull between island and city, and the power of the nature to restore renew…

Sun 4 Dec

Free / 0131 225 2383

Eva Hesse

  • 2016
  • Directed by: Fiona Bradley

The first feature-length appreciation of artist Eva Hesse's (1936–1970) life and work. The documentary uses the artist’s voluminous journals, her correspondence with close friend Sol LeWitt and contemporary as well as archival interviews with fellow artists to build a picture of the artist whose career only lasted a decade.

Sun 4 Dec

£3 / 0131 225 2383

The Fruitmarket Gallery’s Director Fiona Bradley introduces the film.

Fresh Fruit Social for 16–25 year olds

A social evening from the gallery's youth group, in which people aged 16–25 can share and discuss their art and generally say hi to each other.

The Fruitmarket Gallery Book Club

Informal Sunday morning reading group, where you can discuss the month's chosen book over coffee and brunch.

Sun 8 Jan 2017

Free / 0131 225 2383

Zoë Wicomb – You Can’t Get Lost in Cape Town

Gill Arbuthnott: A Beginner’s Guide to Life on Earth

Storytelling and craft session for kids aged 4–9.

Sat 14 Jan 2017

New 'Ears Day

Recover from NYE with a selection of Scottish electronic musicians.

Sun 1 Jan 2017

Free / 0131 225 2383

Saturday Tour

A free, informal tour of the exhibition by William Kentridge and Vivienne Koorland.

Sat 10 Dec

Free / 0131 225 2383

Sat 17 Dec

Free / 0131 225 2383

Sat 24 Dec

Free / 0131 225 2383

…and 8 more dates until 18 Feb 2017

Tim Archbold: Clarty Jim McCloud

Hear about Clarty Jim McCloud’s adventures, in this book group for ages 2–9.

Sat 10 Dec

Free / 0131 225 2383

Reviews & features

Independent shopping guide: Books

28 Mar 2011

Analogue, The Fruitmarket Gallery and Monorail are among our favourite hangouts

Some of our best and most enjoyable timewasting has been done in the independent bookshops and record stores of Edinburgh and Glasgow. So – apologies go out to the recently relocated, ever excellent Analogue Books with its unique collection of locally…

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