Important Update – decision to close Bookmarket, our pop up bookshop and events space in Waverley Mall.
Due to the latest Scottish Government advice with regard to the hosting of events at this time and based on the need to protect the resilience of the emergency and public health services, we have closed Bookmarket, our pop up bookshop and events space in Waverley Mall and cancelled all of our forthcoming events. Some of these will be rescheduled when we can. Our staff will be working remotely Monday–Friday and can be contacted via email here: https://www.fruitmarket.co.uk/staff/
Nothing is more important to us than the health and safety of our community. Stay safe.
A NEW FRUITMARKET
The Fruitmarket Gallery has been a key part of Edinburgh’s cultural landscape since 1974. Currently closed for redevelopment, we are now getting ready to OPEN OUT – with more space for art; a new space for cross artform collaborations; better facilities for all; and a new learning studio
We’d love for you to play your part in building a new future for the Fruitmarket, and to help you do that we have now launched our unique GIFT REGISTRY where anyone who has taken something away from their own experience of the Fruitmarket can select a virtual gift they’d like to give back in return.
PIP THORNTON: ARCADIA
6 Feb – 12 April
At Bookmarket, Waverley Mall.
Artist Pip Thornton’s Arcadia (2020), made specially for The Fruitmarket Gallery’s pop-up space in Waverley Mall, uses LED screens hung in the bookshop’s windows to display text that will be seen in the communal mall space below. The text is from Walter Benjamin’s Arcades project. Each word appears along with a price which is allocated from Google’s advertising platform. Arcadia invites us to consider the processes that generate monetary value around us, in both physical and virtual marketplaces.
A pop up bookshop and events space by The Fruitmarket Gallery.
While we make room for more Fruitmarket on Market Street join us in Waverley Mall. Bookmarket is on the top level of Waverley Mall, Princes Street accessed via Williams and Johnson Coffee Co. situated at the top of Waverley Steps.
Mon–Sat 10am–6pm, Sun 10am–5pm.
Right in the middle of the city, at the east end of Princes Street, next to Edinburgh Waverley railway station. Turn left at the top of Waverley Steps.