Selkirkshire Secret Gems bus tours to operate in August

Bowhill House has lunched a ‘Selkirkshire Secret Gems Bus Tour’ to allow visitors from the capital the opportunity to explore the Royal and Ancient Burgh of Selkirk and surrounding attraction with a small group and experienced local guides. Four tours are planned on every Friday in August and visitors will be picked up at 10.45am  from More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 14th, 2016

At the Scottish National Portrait Gallery – Facing the World :Self Portraits from Rembrandt to AI Weiwei

Opening on Saturday 16 July 2016 at the Portrait Gallery is a fascinating collection of self-portraits collected from across three collections in Europe. From Rembrandt’s famously unflinching treatment of his More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Edinburgh College of Art student Molly will be on the billboards!

Molly Soar who is an Edinburgh College of Art student is one of 15 graduates whose art will be displayed on billboards across the country by JCDecaux. The student was spotted by the outdoor advertising company More...

By Ailean Beaton On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

At the City Art Centre – William Gillies and John Maxwell

William Gillies: Highland Landscape Two of Scotland’s best-loved twentieth century artists will be celebrated with a joint three month exhibition at the City Art Centre this summer. The exhibition will feature More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Monday, June 27th, 2016

Leith School of Art Summer Show 2016*****

How many exhibitions have you been to where a student rushed to make you a cup of tea? How often have you been thanked for coming? One of the many joys of Leith School of Art is the warmth of its welcome; its late More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, June 17th, 2016

At the Scottish National Gallery – Rubens and Company

The greatest Flemish artist of the seventeenth century, Sir Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), will be at the centre of the exciting new display of master drawings at the Scottish National Gallery this summer. Rubens More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 9th, 2016

At the Scottish National Portrait Gallery – Out of their Heads : Building Portraits of Scottish Architects

From this weekend at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery (SNPG) some of Scotland’s most stunning buildings and the achievements of the country’s most distinguished architects will be celebrated. The innovatively-presented More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Edinburgh Art Festival – Prepare to be dazzled

Down in Leith Dazzle Ship Scotland has arrived. MV Fingal has been preserved by The Royal Yacht Britannia Trust. She was built in 1963 in Glasgow and worked as a support ship for the lighthouses from Oban and Orkney. More...

By Reader On Sunday, April 10th, 2016

Freddy Fabris First Worldwide Exhibition

Burgeoning Edinburgh art gallery Urbane will proudly host the first European exhibition of a new suite of work by internationally renowned photographic artist, Freddy Fabris this month. The Renaissance Series by More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie acquired by Scottish National Portrait Gallery

A hugely significant portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie by the greatest Scottish portrait painter of the eighteenth century has been acquired by the Scottish National Portrait Gallery thanks to the AIL (Acceptance More...