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The Fruitmarket Gallery

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45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
+44 (0)131 225 2383http://fruitmarket.co.uk

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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
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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August 2017

Laptop Lounge

Friday 25 August, 2017 at 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Friday 25 August, 2017
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Join us for a bar night dedicated to the spectrum of electronica, showcasing local artists, live acts, DJs and VJs.

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 26 August, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 21 October, 2017
saturday tour

Every Saturday, 2–2.30m. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of Jac Leirner's exhibition  with one of our Information Assistants. 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 the same objects over and over again,…

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Old Town walk with The Fruitmarket Gallery

Saturday 26 August, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Old Town

Book via Eventbrite The Fruitmarket Gallery is excited to be working with artists Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller again after their incredibly successful Edinburgh Festival exhibition in 2008, The House of Books has no Windows. Over the next three years, Cardiff and Miller will be working on a permanent artwork for Edinburgh, which will be premiered at the Edinburgh Festivals in 2019. The work will take the form of a media-based walk through the city. The Fruitmarket are hosting three events bringing…

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Continuing Professional Development Training for Teachers

Thursday 31 August, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Jac Leirner

Book via Eventbrite Artists Louise Fraser and Jenny Bell Harman will lead a free CPD training session exploring the work of Jac Leirner. Includes a free exhibition poster and Learning Through Exhibitions resource pack, to help teachers explore the exhibition in more depth with their students. 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…

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September 2017

Saturday Tour

Saturday 2 September, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 21 October, 2017
saturday tour

Every Saturday, 2–2.30m. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of Jac Leirner's exhibition  with one of our Information Assistants. 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 the same objects over and over again,…

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uitmFresh Fruit Social for 16–25 year olds

Thursday 7 September, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Book via Eventbrite If you want to be involved in Fresh Fruit, whether planning, delivering or simply attending workshops and events, do come along to this informal social evening. Fresh Fruit is a group of young people aged 16–25 who work together and with artists to explore ideas and make and share art. Join, and using our exhibitions as a starting point, you'll be supported to shape the direction and content of projects by working with artists and peers in…

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Our Edinburgh Sharing Stories

Thursday 7 September, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Book via Eventbrite The Fruitmarket Gallery is excited to be working with artists Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller again after their incredibly successful Edinburgh Festival exhibition in 2008, The House of Books has no Windows. Over the next three years, Cardiff and Miller will be working on a permanent artwork for Edinburgh, which will be premiered at the Edinburgh Festivals in 2019. The work will take the form of a media-based walk through the city. The Fruitmarket are hosting three events bringing…

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 9 September, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 21 October, 2017
saturday tour

Every Saturday, 2–2.30m. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of Jac Leirner's exhibition  with one of our Information Assistants. 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 the same objects over and over again,…

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Art Taster Workshops for 11–15 year olds

Sunday 10 September, 2017 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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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Hey! Student! Welcome Reception

Thursday 14 September, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jac Leirner

Thu 14 Sep, 6–8pm. Book via Eventbrite Free – just show us your student card. This is a chance for new and returning students to meet, have a drink, and find out about The Fruitmarket Gallery, and hear about the programme for our Director.  

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 16 September, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 21 October, 2017
saturday tour

Every Saturday, 2–2.30m. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of Jac Leirner's exhibition  with one of our Information Assistants. 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 the same objects over and over again,…

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Panel Discussion: The Potential of Things

Thursday 21 September, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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
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Fri 22 Sep, 6.30–8.30pm. Free. In the latest of our relaxed electronica gigs. Marty Hailey will play a live set from new project Do I Sleep Now or in the Next Life? www.martyhailey.com  

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Janice McKay: The Wee Seal

Saturday 23 September, 2017 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Wee Seal

Sat 23 Sept, 10–11am. Free. Book via Eventbrite Set on Orkney, Janice McKay 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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Saturday Tour

Saturday 23 September, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 21 October, 2017
saturday tour

Every Saturday, 2–2.30m. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of Jac Leirner's exhibition  with one of our Information Assistants. 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 the same objects over and over again,…

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Twilight Tour for Further Education College Tutors

Thursday 28 September, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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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Saturday Tour

Saturday 30 September, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 21 October, 2017
saturday tour

Every Saturday, 2–2.30m. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of Jac Leirner's exhibition  with one of our Information Assistants. 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 the same objects over and over again,…

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October 2017

Saturday Tour

Saturday 7 October, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 21 October, 2017
saturday tour

Every Saturday, 2–2.30m. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of Jac Leirner's exhibition  with one of our Information Assistants. 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 the same objects over and over again,…

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 14 October, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until Saturday 21 October, 2017
saturday tour

Every Saturday, 2–2.30m. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of Jac Leirner's exhibition  with one of our Information Assistants. 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 the same objects over and over again,…

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Art Taster Workshops for 11–15 year olds

Sunday 15 October, 2017 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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
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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Saturday Tour

Saturday 21 October, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 21 October, 2017
saturday tour

Every Saturday, 2–2.30m. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of Jac Leirner's exhibition  with one of our Information Assistants. 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 the same objects over and over again,…

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