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October 2018

Exhibition: A Performance of Light and Dark

Sunday 7 October, 2018 at 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Making Matters

A Performance of Light and Dark Making Matters: Garcia Family Foundation Schools’ Programme Friday 5, Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October 2018 Upper Gallery The Fruitmarket Gallery is proud to present A Performance of Light and Dark, an exhibition of art made by pupils from six local primary, secondary and special schools. The exhibition includes work made by young people from Drummond Community High School, Pilrig Park School, Prospect Bank School, Royal Mile Primary School, St Mary’s RC Primary School and…

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Making Matters: Family Day

Sunday 7 October, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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teens

Sun 7 Oct, 2–5pm. Free. Drop-in. Suitable for ages 7+ and their families. Making Matters Schools’ Exhibition is animated in an afternoon of drawing, games and stories with artist Louise Fraser.  

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Making Matters: Exhibition Tour

Sunday 7 October, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sun 7 Oct, 3–3.45pm. Free. Artist Louise Fraser leads a tour of the schools’ exhibition reflecting on how the programme links with the Curriculum for Excellence. We particularly welcome teachers, parents and carers to see what the young people have learned and to celebrate their achievements.

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December 2018

Sunday Makers: Clay and the Everyday

Sunday 9 December, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sun 9 Dec, 10–11am. 12 places for 8–11 year olds. Free. Join this free creative workshop for not so little ones exploring themes, ideas and materials in Emma Hart's exhibition BANGER. In this workshop you will create a mini installation with everyday objects and clay. Booking essential. To book call the bookshop on 0131 226 8181 or email bookshop@fruitmarket.co.uk.  

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January 2019

Sunday Makers: Peer Patterns

Sunday 13 January, 2019 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Emma Hart Commercial Breakz, 2017. 
Ceramic and metal, dimensions variable. Installation view, The Sunday Painter booth Frieze Art Fair 2017. Photographs: Renato Ghiazza. Courtesy the artist and The Sunday Painter.

Sun 13 Jan, 10–11am. 12 places for 8–11 year olds. Free. Join this free creative workshop for not so little ones exploring themes, ideas and materials in Emma Hart's exhibition BANGER. In this workshop you will make wallpaper as a group, using collage and rolling pins. Booking essential. To book call the bookshop on 0131 226 8181 or email bookshop@fruitmarket.co.uk.   Image: Emma Hart Commercial Breakz, 2017. Ceramic and metal, dimensions variable. Installation view, The Sunday Painter booth Frieze Art Fair 2017. Photographs:…

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February 2019

Colourful Characters: 0 – 18 months session

Tuesday 12 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Music Hall Babies Magic Show at The Lemon Tree.

Tue 12 Feb, 11–11.30am. Free. Book via Eventbrite. In this week of artistic exploration and adventure with your little ones, we are offering a colourful mix of art, music, storytelling and theatre brought to you by performance specialists Starcatchers. This is a session designed for 0–18 months by early years theatre maker Heather Fulton, award-winning productions include Paperbelle, Too Many Penguins? and Valentina’s Galaxy. Image: Courtesy of Aberdeen Performing Arts and photographer Richard Frew.  

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Colourful Characters for 18 months – 2 years

Wednesday 13 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Music Hall Babies Magic Show at The Lemon Tree.

Wed 13 Feb, 11–11.45am. Free. Book via Eventbrite The Fruitmarket is holding a week of artistic exploration and adventure for little ones, offering a colourful mix of art, music, storytelling and theatre brought to you by performance specialists Starcatchers. This session is designed by early years theatre maker Heather Fulton and is aimed at children aged 18 months – 2 years. Fulton has won awards for her productions including Paperbelle, Too Many Penguins? and Valentina’s Galaxy and will be joined by…

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Colourful Characters: 2 – 3 years

Thursday 14 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Making Matters Family Day

Thu 14 Feb, 11–12noon. Free. Book via Eventbrite The Fruitmarket Gallery is holding a week of artistic exploration and adventure for little ones, offering a colourful mix of art, music, storytelling and theatre brought to you by performance specialists Starcatchers. This session is designed by early years theatre maker Heather Fulton and is aimed at children aged 2 – 3 years Fulton has won awards for her productions including Paperbelle, Too Many Penguins? and Valentina’s Galaxy and will be joined…

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Colourful Characters: 3 – 5 years

Friday 15 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Fri 15 Feb, 11–12noon. Free. Book via Eventbrite The Fruitmarket Gallery is holding a week of artistic exploration and adventure for little ones, offering a colourful mix of art, music, storytelling and theatre brought to you by performance specialists Starcatchers. This session is designed by early years theatre maker Heather Fulton and is aimed at children aged 3–5 years Fulton has won awards for her productions including Paperbelle, Too Many Penguins? and Valentina’s Galaxy and will be joined by actor…

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April 2019

Sunday Makers: Wearable Sculptures

Sunday 14 April, 2019 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Senga Nengudi Study for ‘Mesh Mirage’ (detail), 1977 Courtesy Sprüth Magers, Berlin. Photo: Adam Avila

 Sun 14 Apr, 10–11am. 12 places for 8–11 year olds. Free. Join this workshop led by artist Louise Fraser to create a sculpture for your body and play with movement in the gallery. To book for this workshop, please call the bookshop on 0131 226 8181 or email bookshop@fruitmarket.co.uk Image: Senga Nengudi Study for ‘Mesh Mirage’ (detail), 1977. Courtesy Sprüth Magers, Berlin. Photo: Adam Avila

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