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August 2018

Alastair Chisholm: The Prince and the Witch and the Thief and the Bears

Saturday 11 August, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Alastair Chisholm

Sat 11 Aug, 10–11am. Free. Book via Eventbrite Local author Alastair will launch his action-packed book full of lock-picking princesses and broccoli-wielding ninja frogs. Available at a discounted launch price on the day. 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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Discussion Group: Time

Wednesday 22 August, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Tacita Dean, His picture in little, 201

Wed 22 Aug, 5–6pm. Free. 10 places. Book via Eventbrite Join the Fruitmarket’s Research and Interpretation Curator Ruth Bretherick to discuss time in the context of Tacita Dean’s work. There will be a small amount of reading to do in advance, provided when you book. About the exhibition Tacita Dean is one of Britain’s most respected and successful international artists. This year has been a busy one for her, with exhibitions at London’s Royal Academy of Arts, National Portrait Gallery…

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BOOK LAUNCH: Elizabeth Ogilvie

Wednesday 29 August, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Elizabeth Ogilvie

Wed 29 August, 6.30pm–8pm, Free. Join us as we celebrate the launch of Out of Ice a new publication and film reflecting on Scottish environmental artist Elizabeth Ogilvie’s most recent project. From her 2014 exhibition Out of Ice, Ogilvie portrayed the psychological, physical and poetic dimensions of ice and water in a vast immersive installation specially created for the subterranean spaces of Ambika P3. Fusing art, architecture and science in an experiential artwork comprising ice, water, video projections and film, Ogilvie’s dramatic…

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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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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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Book launch: Aurélien Froment

Monday 17 September, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Three Double Tales-Fruitmarket[1]

Mon 17 Sep, 6.30–8.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Book launch meets film meets performance event as we host the launch of Edinburgh based artist’s first monographic publication Three Double Tales. A photography book and an exhibition catalogue as well as an artist’s book, it unites three projects whose sources are places and fantasy.

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Creative & Corporate Love

Wednesday 19 September, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Creative and Corporate Love

Wed 19 Sep, 6.30–9pm. £10 (CE members free). Register at creative-edinburgh.com Come along to Creative Edinburgh’s regular event bringing the creative and corporate communities together to spark new working partnerships

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Community Partners Event

Thursday 20 September, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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connecting communities

Thu 20 Sep, 6–8pm. Free. This evening is an invitation to community groups to join us for our first Connecting Communities creative event, you will have a chance to network and discuss potential opportunities to develop creative projects with The Fruitmarket Gallery. This new programme extends the reach of our work to involve underrepresented audiences and vulnerable groups. Our aim is to use art to engage with different communities in an effective and meaningful way and create impact through creative programming. For more…

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October 2018

LGBTQmunity Celebration

Saturday 13 October, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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LGBTQmunity Celebration

Sat 13 Oct, 1–5pm. Free entry with a suggested donation of £3. LGBT Health and Wellbeing host another colourful, family-friendly afternoon to bring together LGBTQI+ communities. Enjoy over 22 community information stalls, freebies, African inspired mask-making, crafts, games, activities, live musical entertainment, photobooth, glitter station, pay-as-you-can-afford barber, massage, face-painting, quality raffle and a chance to celebrate Black History Month. LIVE MUSIC: - Delightful Squalor (Cera Impala Music & Lake Montgomery) - The Phoenix Choir - Edinburgh - Pawel & Sylvain FEATURED…

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Emma Hart: Exhibition Preview

Friday 26 October, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Emma Hart

Be one of the first to see Emma Hart's new exhibition BANGER. London based artist Emma hart (b.1974, London) makes sculpture, photography, film and installation. Her work is often badly-behaved and messy, challenging assumptions and stereotypes in its quest to be something to which everyone can relate. We are delighted that Hart accepted our invitation to make this, her first exhibition in Scotland, and responded with a body of entirely new work, which we are showing alongside the major recent installation…

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