Fri 22 Sep, 6.30–8.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite In the latest of our relaxed electronica gigs. Marty Hailey will play a live set from new project Do I Sleep Now. Marty Hailey is a composer, producer & performer based in Edinburgh Scotland. Originally born in Liverpool, Marty grew up & began his music career in Australia as highly sought after session musician working with many big Australian & International names. This eclectic & spooky electronic offering is his first solo release since…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
Fri 19 Jan, 7–10pm. Free. Drinks and snacks served. Book via Eventbrite || ART PARTY || Welcome to free evening of colour, performance, music and intriguing experiences... Themed around exchange, the event is a an exploration of Jacqueline Donachie's exhibition as well as a collaboration between The Fruitmarket Gallery's Fresh Fruit youth group and an open collective, Artesfera. One free cocktail or mocktail per person. Snacks provided. Bar open. There will surprises aplenty including: *Colour light feast* *ADVICE BARbara's Tarot*…Find out more »
Advice for Our Times is a day of advice and information at The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh where lawyers and organisations will share their knowledge about immigration, benefits, housing and your legal rights in terms of Scottish Law. With the enormous changes to legal aid, immigration, housing and the benefits system that are taking place, this drop-in event will offer you the chance to learn more about your rights and will offer practical advice to people on how they can access help with these…Find out more »
Exhibition Preview Lee Lozano Slip Slide Splice Fri 9 Mar, 6.30–8.30pm. All welcome. Be one of the first to see The Fruitmarket Gallery’s Spring exhibition by Lee Lozano, who was a major figure in the New York art scene of the 1960s and early 1970s. Lozano made furiously inventive, irreverent and often tiny paintings and drawings; vast, abstracted paintings that sometimes used tools as their starting point; and conceptual works which took the form of instructions: ‘investment piece: be the…Find out more »
Thu 29 Mar, 7–10pm. Free. Drinks served. Book via Eventbrite. Escape to the marvellous in a free youth-focused evening of live music, fantasy, performance and action set within Lee Lozano’s exhibition Slip Slide Splice. The Fruitmarket Gallery’s youth group Fresh Fruit's second collaboration with the open collective Artesfera brings the exhibition to life with a packed programme playing with instructions and the humorous side of Lozano’s work. **Surrealist soundscapes by Dominic Corbett & Dee Learious** **Dialogue booth** **“Outside of the…Find out more »
Thu 19 Apr, 6–9pm. Free. A fun and light-hearted workshop lead by knitting nuts from the Gallery’s staff, we will knit and crochet rude bits inspired by our Lee Lozano exhibition. Bring your knitting needles and crochet hooks and we will bring the wool. Image: Lee Lozano, Private Notebook 5, 1969 (detail) © The Estate of Lee Lozano. Courtesy Hauser & Wirth.Find out more »
Wed 16 May, 6.30–9pm. £10 (CE members free). Register at http://www.creative-edinburgh.com Creative Edinburgh’s regular event bringing the creative and corporate communities together to spark new working partnerships. The evening is focused around a particular business theme or challenge and features talks from invited speakers, networking and matchmaking activities. Hear inspiring stories, widen your professional network and gain practical advice to help propel your creative endeavours to the next level.Find out more »
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