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September 2017

Panel Discussion: The Potential of Things

Thursday 21 September, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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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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Twilight Tour for Further Education College Tutors

Thursday 28 September, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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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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October 2017

Art Taster Workshops for 11–15 year olds

Sunday 15 October, 2017 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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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
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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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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November 2017

Artist’s Talk

Friday 10 November, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Studio,1995, 2016. Courtesy the artist and Patricia Fleming Projects

Fri 10 Nov, 5–6pm. Free, Book via Eventbrite Jacqueline Donachie will be in conversation with the Fruitmarket’s Director Fiona Bradley. Jackie Donachie takes over The Fruitmarket Gallery with a major, mid-career exhibition of sculpture, installation, photography, film and drawing, rooted in an exploration of individual, family and collective identity. Donachie is interested in the structures, platforms and spaces (both actual and conceptual) in and through which we construct and support ourselves in the world. For this exhibition she has made a…

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Fresh Fruit: Tweens for 8-11 year olds

Sunday 12 November, 2017 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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DSC_0985

12 Nov, 10–11am, Free for 8–11 year olds. Book via Eventbrite These new workshops designed for 8–11 year olds take place on the Second Sunday of the month. In the workshop Artist Louise Fraser will explore themes, ideas and materials in Jacqueline Donachie’s exhibition. November’s workshop is entitled Body of Work, you will explore sculpture and identity by making giant totem poles as tall as you!

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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Scottish Living Artists

Friday 24 November, 2017 at 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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WikiEdit_poster1OCT

Fri 24 Nov, 12.30–5pm. Free. 25 places. Book via Eventbrite Led by the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Design Informatics and Ewan McAndrew (Wikimedian in Residence, University of Edinburgh), this event will contribute to the profile of Scottish contemporary art online. Focusing on the page of one artist, you will be guided through the process of writing for Wikipedia, to offer your words to our shared global knowledge. Please bring your own laptop.

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Fresh Fruit Leader Training for ages 16–25

Wednesday 29 November, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Fresh Fruit

Wed 29 Nov, 6–8pm. 8 places. Book via Eventbrite Learn to lead and support arts workshops for young people and become a Fresh Fruit Leader, supported by artist Louise Fraser. You’ll find out how to plan and deliver arts and discussion-based activities inspired by the exhibition, with the opportunity to put your skills into practice to deliver workshops for 12–15 year olds on the second Sundays of the month.

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December 2017

Fresh Fruit: Tweens for 8-11 year olds – Body of Work

Sunday 10 December, 2017 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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DSC_0985

10 Dec, 10–11am, free for 8–11 year olds, 12 places. Book via Eventbrite These new workshops designed for 8–11 year olds take place on the Second Sunday of the month. In the workshop Artist Louise Fraser will explore themes, ideas and materials in Jacqueline Donachie’s exhibition. December’s workshop is entitled Body of Work where you will explore identity by making giant totem poles as tall as you.

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Fresh Fruit: Teens for 12–15 year olds

Sunday 10 December, 2017 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Photo: Sally Jubb

4–6pm. 12 places for 12–15 year olds. Book via Eventbrite Explore Jacqueline Donachie’s exhibition in a series of workshops using a variety of materials, techniques and discussion activities, led and supported by trained Fresh Fruit Leaders and artist Louise Fraser. Each workshop is unique and will include drawing, performance, sculpture and installation art.

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