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July 2017

Jac Leirner: Add It Up

Saturday 1 July, 2017 at 11:00 am - Sunday 22 October, 2017 at 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Jac Leirner The Reinforcer 2016

Brazilian artist Jac Leirner (born 1961) presents her first solo exhibition in Scotland, combining work from major collections with new work made especially for Fruitmarket audiences. Leirner makes her work from a limited range of everyday materials. Playing with ideas of repetition, obsession and addiction, she uses the same objects over and over again, combining them into astonishingly beautiful sculptures that reveal the material poetry of the mundane. Highlights of this exhibition include Little Light, a work made from a…

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September 2017

Panel Discussion: The Potential of Things

Thursday 21 September, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Jac Leirner, Untitled, 2016. Courtesy of the artist, Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel, and White Cube

Thu 21 Sep, 6–8pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Bar open beforehand. Panel discussion starts 6.30pm. Art historians Natasha Adamou (Kingston University, London), Alistair Rider (University of St Andrews) and artist David Batchelor consider the relationship between objects and sculpture, obsession, repetition and the grid in the work of Jac Leirner.

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Ambient Audiences: Marty Hailey

Friday 22 September, 2017 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Marty Hailey

Fri 22 Sep, 6.30–8.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite In the latest of our relaxed electronica gigs. Marty Hailey will play a live set from new project Do I Sleep Now. Marty Hailey is a composer, producer & performer based in Edinburgh Scotland. Originally born in Liverpool, Marty grew up & began his music career in Australia as highly sought after session musician working with many big Australian & International names. This eclectic & spooky electronic offering is his first solo release since…

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Janice Mackay: The Wee Seal

Saturday 23 September, 2017 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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The Wee Seal

Sat 23 Sept, 10–11am. Free. Book via Eventbrite Set on Orkney, Janice Mackay will read from her beautiful and tenderly illustrated story about a baby seal and its mother. Literary Littles is our free book club for 2–7 years. All readings are accompanied by a craft exhibition that lets little people process the story on a visual and interactive level.

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Twilight Tour for Further Education College Tutors

Thursday 28 September, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Jac Leirner

Book via Eventbrite Join us for a glass of wine, a tour of our Jac Leirner exhibition and a fun creative workshop using the exhibition as a unique learning resource. About the exhibition Brazilian artist Jac Leirner (born 1961) presents her first solo exhibition in Scotland, combining work from major collections with new work made especially for Fruitmarket audiences. Leirner makes her work from a limited range of everyday materials. Playing with ideas of repetition, obsession and addiction, she uses…

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October 2017

Art Taster Workshops for 11–15 year olds

Sunday 15 October, 2017 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Jac Leirner

Book via Eventbrite Explore The Frutmarket Gallery's exhibition by Brazilian artist, Jac Leirner in workshop for 11–15 year olds which is led by trained young people and artist Louise Fraser. About the exhibition Brazilian artist Jac Leirner (born 1961) presents her first solo exhibition in Scotland, combining work from major collections with new work made especially for Fruitmarket audiences. Leirner makes her work from a limited range of everyday materials. Playing with ideas of repetition, obsession and addiction, she uses…

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In The Frame

Saturday 21 October, 2017 at 12:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Jac Leirner

Join us for an informal lunch and a descriptive tour of the Jac Leirner exhibition. Artist Juliana Capes will take you through detailed descriptions of the art and the artist’s practice. This event is open to everyone, we particularly welcome people with disabilities, including visual impairment and hearing loss. Refreshments served. Book via Eventbrite here, but if you would prefer to book by phone or email call 0131 226 8181 or email info@fruitmarket.co.uk

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Exhibition: Colour Collective

Friday 27 October, 2017 at 11:00 am - Sunday 29 October, 2017 at 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Photo: Sally Jubb Photography

Exhibition: Colour Collective Making Matters: Garcia Family Foundation Schools Programme 27 – 29 October 2017 The Gallery is delighted to present an exhibition of work created by pupils from six local primary, secondary and special schools. Working alongside artists Louise Fraser and Jenny Bell Harman, the pupils have explored ideas, objects and materials, creating their own work inspired by Jac Leirner’s exhibition Add It Up. Made by young people from: Drummond Community High School, Pilrig Park School, Prospect Bank School,…

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LittlesMarket

Saturday 28 October, 2017 at 10:00 am - Sunday 29 October, 2017 at 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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LittlesMarket

LittlesMarket is a free weekend fair for children and their families. This will be a jam-packed weekend of readings from children’s authors, craft activities for kids, and a range of stalls from designers, makers and publishers producing the best contemporary children’s books around. There will be much fun to be had, and beautiful things to buy that will delight you and the little ones in your life. Stalls, workshops, books, toys, puppetry and music Bookbug, Choc Chalk, Fablestitch, Happy Ears,…

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November 2017

Artist’s Talk

Friday 10 November, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Studio,1995, 2016. Courtesy the artist and Patricia Fleming Projects

Fri 10 Nov, 5–6pm. Free, Book via Eventbrite Jacqueline Donachie will be in conversation with the Fruitmarket’s Director Fiona Bradley. Jackie Donachie takes over The Fruitmarket Gallery with a major, mid-career exhibition of sculpture, installation, photography, film and drawing, rooted in an exploration of individual, family and collective identity. Donachie is interested in the structures, platforms and spaces (both actual and conceptual) in and through which we construct and support ourselves in the world. For this exhibition she has made a…

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