City Art Centre

City Art Centre
2 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DE
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Part of the
Green Arts Initiative

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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.

Events at this venue

There are 6 events at this location

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Edinburgh Alphabet

  • 4 stars

Objects assembled from the Museums and Galleries Edinburgh collections, giving an outline of the history of Edinburgh.

Sun 23 Jul

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Wed 26 Jul

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 27 Jul

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 53 more dates until 8 Oct

A Fine Line

Work by four contemporary artists based in Scotland: Lizzie Farey, Angie Lewin, Frances Priest and Bronwen Sleigh.

Sat 18 Nov

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 19 Nov

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Wed 22 Nov

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 64 more dates until 18 Feb 2018

New Media Scotland: Thought Collider

Susana Cámara Leret and Mike Thompson experiment with the meanings and values that can be derived from alternative ways of experiencing built and mediated environments.

Thu 27 Jul

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 28 Jul

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 29 Jul

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 21 more dates until 27 Aug

Pecha Kucha

Another set of talks in the Japanese Pecha Kucha format, which, for the uninitiated, allows creative speakers to show 20 slides for a strict 20 seconds each, keeping things pacy and exciting.

Thu 27 Jul

£5 (£3) / 0131 529 3993

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Willow Crafts for Christmas: Masterclass with Lizzie Farey

A unique opportunity to work with willow artist Lizzie Farey in a class that teaches you how to make willow Christmas trees, wreaths and stars for the festive season.

Sat 16 Dec

£75 / 0131 529 3993

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Wood Engraving: Masterclass with Angie Lewin

With step by step guidance from artist Angie Lewin, experiment with tools on a practice block before engraving and printing your own woodblock. Suitable for adults (18+) with previous drawing skills.

Sat 2 Dec

£75 / 0131 529 3993

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