art feltival

Exhibitions are listed alphabetically by venue. Festival art listings compiled by Helen Mona ban. Please note that many Edinburg galleries and museums will revert back to their normal opening times after the festival.



76 Henderson Row. 557 3978. Mon—Sat

l 0am—6pm.

Clay 2000 Until Sat 2 Sep. A selling exhibition of ceramics by resident makers.


l9a Leopold Place. London Road. 652 3893. Mon—Sat l lam-5pm.

Further Tales At The Edge L'ntil Sat 26 Aug. Paintings and sculptures by three artists Amiten. Keli and Samvado - who are part of a new movement of Meditative Art.

ART EDINBURGH MAINHILL GALLERY 20a Dundas Street. 557 5002. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

Caroline Hunter L'ntil Thu l7 Atig. The Mainhill Gallery in Ancrum present an exhibition of work by Caroline Hunter. featuring seascapes. landscapes and still life paintings.

William Plumptre, Nick Caiger-Smith and Vanessa Pooley L'ntil Sat 16 Sep. Ceramics.


29 Haddington Place. 652 3880. Mon—Fri 7.30am—6pm: Sat 9.30am—5pm.

Retro Active Vessels L'ntil Wed 30 Aug. Ceramic vessels by Tamur Ghaznavi. CALTON GALLERY l0 Royal Terrace. 556 l()lt). Mon—Fri l()am—6pm; Sat l()am— 1 pm.

21st Festival Exhibition Thu 10 Aug—Sat 9 Sep. A mixed show of work featuring paintings by George Leslie Hunter. Patrick William Adam. William Alfred Gibson. George Houston. John Maclauchlan Milne and Sir William MacTaggart.


77 Clerk Street. 622 7236. Mon—Sat noon— I am; Sun 12.30pm— l ant.

Mixed Exhibition A changing exhibition of gothic art including sculpture. drawing. photography and paintings by local artists.


George [V Bridge. 225 5584. Mon—Thu 10am—8pm; Fri 10am—5pm: Sat 9am—1pm. Nine Lives L'ntil Thu 3| Aug. Contemporary artworks by nine local artists.


26 Bridge Street. Musselburgh. 665 8473. Mon—Sat l lam—5pm; Sun noon—4pm. Elements Fri ll—Sat 26 Aug. Paintings by Lynne Roberts inspired by natural elements and plant life and paintings by Karen Kirkwood based on an investigation of the physical sciences and cosmology in particular.


Ewan Mundy Fine Art and the Scottish Gallery at Atelier. 29 Howe Street. 558 1962. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

The Scottish Colourists L'ntil Sat 26 Aug. Glasgow‘s Ewan Mundy Fine Art and Edinburgh's Scottish Gallery present an exhibition of works by the Scottish Colourists: Peploe. Fergusson. Cadell and Hunter.


42-44 Cockburn Street. 226 6636. Tue-Sat 10am—6pm: Sun—Mon noon—5pm.

Ian Blggar: Landscapes L'ntil Thu 31 Aug. Black and white photographs by [an Biggar capturing the landscapes of North America. New Zealand and Britain.


l Barony Street. 556 2788. Mon—Fri llam—l 1.30 m; Sat & Sun 9—12.30am. Natural All es ‘Emergence' L'ntil Sun 3 Sep. Multimedia art and sculpture by Robert 1 Adam (Riah) produced as part of various projects within HIV organisations. in an effort to raise awareness.


6 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 1 lam—4pm.

Marie R L'ntil Sat 26 Aug. New commissioned work of Mary Queen of Scots by leading Scottish. English and French artists and sculptors including John Bellany. Stephen Campbell. Marj Bond and John Houston.

Kirkcudbright: One Hundred Years Of An Artist's Colony L'ntil Tue 29 Aug. Paintings and watercolours by artists working in Galloway between 1850 and I950. featuring the work of the Faed family and the group of landscape painters who colonised the town of Kirkcudbright at the turn ,of the centurv.

Alexander and Patrick Nasmyth L‘ntil Fri l5 Sep. Studies. sketches and working drawings by Alexander and Patrick Nasmyth including a series of pencil drawings by Alexander Nasmyth for the Waverly Novels by Sir Walter Scott.

CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 529 3993. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm: Sun noon—5pm. Admission to all three exhibitions: £4 (£2.50): season tickets £7.50; family ticket £9. Photographs By Snowdon: A Retrospective L'ntil Sat 30 Sep. The City Art Centre is the first gallery outside London to stage this major retrospective of photographs by Lord Snowdon. Born Anthony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones in 1930. he is best known for his portrait photography. Working for Vogue. Vanity Fair and Life. he also produced documentary work for The Sunday Times. Famous faces included in the show include the first I957 official portrait of the Queen. Francis Bacon. Lucien Freud. David Hockney and John Bellany. Alphonse Mucha - Master Of Art Nouveau L'ntil Sat 30 Sep. A major retrospective of the work of Czech artist Alphonse Mucha t 1860—1939) whose work epitomised the Art Nouveau movement. The exhibition includes pastels. oils. drawings. jewellery and photography as well as decorative panels and poster art.

Richard Demarco - 70/2000: The Road To Meikle Seggie L'ntil Sat 30 Sep. A celebration of the career of Edinburgh- based artist Richard Demarco on his 70th birthday. His career as a gallery director. entrepreneur and philosopher is illustrated with photographs from the Demarco Archive along with the work of over 70 artists including Joseph Beuys. lan Hamilton Finlay and David Mach.

Sea Change L'ntil Sat 30 Sep. Paintings by William McTaggart t l835—l9l0) and John Bellany tbl9-l2). drawn from the City of Edinburgh‘s fine art collection. Both artists. although separated by l()() years. share a fascination with the sea.


22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 I260. Tue—Sat Ham—6pm; Sun l—5pm.

John, I'm Only Dancing L‘ntil Sun 3 Sep. Michael Curran. Gillian Wearing. Chad McCail. Jeremy Akertnan. Laura Bruce. Andrew Mackenzie. Eliza Gilchrist and Frederik Pedersen are among the international line-up of artists taking part in the gallery‘s festival exhibition. Working in a range of media including painting. sculpture. video. sound installation and performance. the show focuses on the term ‘embarrassment' and how artists creatively respond to this state of being. See review.

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