Wed 7 Nov, 10.30am–12 noon. Free. Book via Eventbrite Explore The Fruitmarket Gallery’s exhibition Emma Hart BANGER and read and discuss passages of fiction and poetry thematically linked to the gallery’s exhibitions and events, then try your hand at creative writing in response. These sessions will be led by the poet JL Williams.Find out more »
Wed 21 Nov. Free. 15 places. Free. Book via Eventbrite This event riffs on Emma Hart‘s exhibition’s references to getting behind the wheel. So why not try your hand at writing? MarjorieLotfiGill from reading group Open Book, will lead this free writing workshop looking at Emma Hart’s exhibition alongside poems by Scottish Book Trust New Writer’s Award Winner Rhona Warwick Paterson. On the same evening from 6.30–8pm Rhona Warwick Paterson and writers from 12, a collective of women writers formed…Find out more »
Wed 21 Nov. 6.30–8pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Scottish Book Trust’s New Writer’s Award winner Rhona Warwick Paterson and writers from 12, a collective of women writers formed at Dundee’s Cooper Gallery in 2016, read poems written in response to, or alongside, Emma Hart’s exhibition. The theme of Book Week Scotland’s nationwide celebration of all things bookish this year is ‘Rebel’, which our events during the week pick up in different ways. Image: Rhona Warwick Paterson performing Steel and Other…Find out more »
Book via Eventbrite Free. 15 places. Lunch and refreshments provided. Bring your laptop and help us improve the gender gap online, inspired by our recent exhibitions by British artists Jacqueline Donachie, Tacita Dean and Emma Hart. No previous Wikipedia editing experience required as Sara Thomas (Scotland Programme Coordinator for Wikimedia UK) will teach us the essential digital editing skills. Schedule: 12:30pm Welcome and tour of Emma Hart exhibition 1pm Wikipedia training with Sara Thomas 2.15pm Comfort and refreshment break 2.45pm Research…Find out more »
Wed 28 Nov, 6–7pm, Free. Book via Eventbrite For the next in our series of informal talks about how we do what we do, Ruth Bretherick, Research and Public Engagement Curator, talks about our various approaches to writing about art. Bring your questions.Find out more »
Thu 29 Nov, 6.30–8pm. Free. Bar open. Book via Eventbrite After the success of our Lee Lozano exhibition and publication we are delighted to launch a second book on the artist’s language pieces. With Art Historian Catherine Spencer (University of St Andrews), we will dip into some of the instructional pieces by Lozano and her peers, whose work appeared alongside hers in experimental magazines and exhibitions of the 1960s and 1970s.Find out more »
Wed 5 Dec, 10.30am–12 noon. Free. Book via Eventbrite Explore The Fruitmarket Gallery’s exhibition Emma Hart BANGER and read and discuss passages of fiction and poetry thematically linked to the gallery’s exhibitions and events, then try your hand at creative writing in response. These sessions will be led by the poet JL Williams.Find out more »
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 email@example.com.Find out more »
Sun 9 Dec, 4–6pm. 12 places for 12–15 year olds. Free. Explore Emma Hart's exhibition BANGER using a variety of materials, techniques and discussion activities with trained Fresh Fruit Leaders and artist Louise Fraser. Each workshop is unique and will include clay, installation, pattern and colour. Booking essential. To book call the bookshop on 0131 226 8181 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Find out more »
Mon 10 Dec, 67.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Join Emma Hart and the contributing writers to launch our new book on her work. The evening includes the exclusive opportunity to hear author Ali Smith read the new short story she has written for the book.Find out more »
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