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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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Saturday Tour

Saturday 11 November, 2017 at 2:00 pm - Saturday 25 November, 2017 at 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Sunday 11 February, 2018
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sat tour

Every Saturday, 2–2.30pm. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of the Jacqueline Donachie's exhibition with one of our Gallery Information Assistants. About the exhibition Jacqueline 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…

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Fresh Fruit: Tweens for 8-11 year olds

Sunday 12 November, 2017 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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DSC_0985

12 Nov, 10–11am, Free for 8–11 year olds. Book via Eventbrite These new workshops designed for 8–11 year olds take place on the Second Sunday of the month. In the workshop Artist Louise Fraser will explore themes, ideas and materials in Jacqueline Donachie’s exhibition. November’s workshop is entitled Body of Work, you will explore sculpture and identity by making giant totem poles as tall as you!

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Culture Conversation

Thursday 16 November, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Thu 16 Nov, 6–8.30pm. Free. 40 places. Book via Eventbrite Hosted in response to the Scottish Government’s call for contributions to the development of a new Cultural Strategy, this event aims to gather views about what is important about culture in Scotland, and how best we can support its future. Come along and share your ideas. Photo: Chris Scott

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 18 November, 2017 at 2:00 pm - Saturday 2 December, 2017 at 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Sunday 11 February, 2018
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sat tour

Every Saturday, 2–2.30pm. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of the Jacqueline Donachie's exhibition with one of our Gallery Information Assistants. About the exhibition Jacqueline 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…

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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Scottish Living Artists

Friday 24 November, 2017 at 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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WikiEdit_poster1OCT

Fri 24 Nov, 12.30–5pm. Free. 25 places. Book via Eventbrite Led by the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Design Informatics and Ewan McAndrew (Wikimedian in Residence, University of Edinburgh), this event will contribute to the profile of Scottish contemporary art online. Focusing on the page of one artist, you will be guided through the process of writing for Wikipedia, to offer your words to our shared global knowledge. Please bring your own laptop.

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