Scotland’s forgotten World Champions

As the Scotland women’s national side prepare for the play-off matches to qualify for next summer’s World Cup, a new exhibition reveals the story of Scotland’s forgotten champions. ‘The First Ladies of Football’ exhibition at the Stockbridge Library traces the history of woman’s game from the first match held at Easter Road in 1881 to the More...

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By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Impressions: a new exhibition at The Gallery on the Corner

‘I want to feel brave with my art’ says Otis Berry, ‘I want it to stand out as my style.’ Otis is one of five trainees who are about to complete their traineeships at the Gallery On the More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
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London Glassblowing and Graal Press: two new exhibitions at Gallery Ten

A few months ago, Ainsley Francis and Jack Luke were completing MAs at Edinburgh School of Art. Ainsley works primarily with engraved and kiln form glass, Jack is a photographer. At the ECA graduate show, Gallery More...

By Reader On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Edinburgh Old Town’s latest fine art gallery

Edinburgh’s Old Town welcomed its latest addition to the art scene with the opening of HoeyynArts Gallery. Heralded by Chinese drumming and a Lion Dance, the gallery opened with fanfare to the surprise and delight More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, August 16th, 2014
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Dovecot to recruit apprentices

Dovecot Studios will advertise the Apprentice Programme to recruit three new Apprentice Weavers over the course of the next three years, continuing a 100 year old tradition of collaboration with contemporary artists More...

By Douglas Greenwood On Saturday, August 16th, 2014
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Film Review: Effie Gray (2014) at the Scottish National Gallery

Until late September, the impulsive, almost scintillating work of English artist and art critic John Ruskin, is being displayed the National Portrait Gallery in the exhibition, ‘Artist and Observer’. More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Monday, August 11th, 2014
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Gayfield Creative Spaces: Summer Exhibitions

From the gorgeous and covetable furniture of Garden Party to the comntemplative and exquisite ceramics of Fragments and the historic and colourful textiles of India Street, there is much to enjoy at Gayfield Creative More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Monday, August 11th, 2014
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Art and Autism: Andrew Gilchrist at The Gallery On The Corner

All artists see the world in their own particular way, and Andrew Gilchrist is no exception. His paintings are characterised by the use of his own version of stippling: little lozenges of colour that together create More...

By Reader On Thursday, August 7th, 2014
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Maggie Dixon resurrected by Grassmarket festival muralist

A Scottish muralist will capture a local author on a giant 32 foot canvas installed in the Grassmarket throughout August, and in true festival spirit members of the public can also be included – if they turn up More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
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Art in Healthcare exhibition at Atticsalt

‘When I first encountered Art in Healthcare’ says renowned artist Barbara Rae ‘it was ‘just’ paintings in hospitals.  Now it is so much more.’ Barbara, who has recently taken More...