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September 2018

Tom Morgan-Jones: The Red Dread

Saturday 1 September, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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The Red Dread

Sat 1 Sep, 10–11am. Free. Book via Eventbrite Edinburgh’s own Tom Morgan-Jones will be hosting a draw-along event to introduce his spooky picture book debut! Told entirely in dialogue, this read-aloud tale plays out in sly illustrations brimming with visual humour. This event forms part of The Fruitmarket Gallery’s fun book group for children aged 3–7. The reading will be followed by craft activities. Tickets only required for children.

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Sunday Makers: Story Boards

Sunday 9 September, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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teens

Sunday Makers: Story Boards Sun 9 Sep, 10–11am. 12 places for 8–11 year olds. Free. To book email bookshop@fruitmarket.co.uk or call 0131 226 8181. These creative workshops explore the themes, ideas and materials in Tacita Dean’s exhibition. This workshop is led by artist Louise Fraser, you will draw stories on our specially created giant blackboard!

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Vivian French: How Billy Hippo Learned to Swim

Saturday 15 September, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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How Billy the Hippo Learned to Swim

Sat 15 Sept, 10-11am. For children aged 3-7 years. Book via Eventbrite. Join Edinburgh based author Vivian French as she reads from her book How Billy Hippo Learned to Swim. Business is bad at Mrs’ Hippo’s pizza parlour until William has a great idea. Vivian French is the author of over two hundred books, including the popular series Tales from the Five Kingdoms. This event forms part of Literary Littles, The Frutimarket Gallery’s fun book group for children aged 3–7. The…

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October 2018

Exhibition: A Performance of Light and Dark

Friday 5 October, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 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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Exhibition: A Performance of Light and Dark

Saturday 6 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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Exhibition: A Performance of Light and Dark

Sunday 7 October, 2018 at 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every 1 day(s) that begins at 2018-10-07 10:00 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 8 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2018-10-07 6:00
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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clay

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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