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March 2019

Exhibition: Senga Nengudi

Saturday 16 March, 2019 at 11:00 am - Sunday 26 May, 2019 at 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Senga Nengudi Organised by the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds. 16 March – 26 May 2019 We are delighted to bring to the Fruitmarket Gallery the first solo institutional exhibition of the work of Senga Nengudi outside the United States. It includes work from 1969 to the present, with recreations of work not seen since the 1970s and a major new installation. Born in Chicago in 1943, Senga Nengudi has been a trailblazer in sculpture for fifty years. A vital figure…

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May 2019

Saturday Tour

Saturday 25 May, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday 25 May, 2019

The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Every Saturday. 2–2.30pm. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of the Senga Nengudi exhibition with one of our Gallery Information Assistants. Senga Nengudi 16 March – 26 May 2019 We are delighted to bring to The Fruitmarket Gallery the first solo institutional exhibition of the work of Senga Nengudi outside the United States. It includes work from 1969 to the present, with recreations of work not seen since the 1970s and a major new installation. Born in Chicago…

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Each body has a use, has a use

Saturday 25 May, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sat 25 May, 6-9pm. Free. Bar open. Book via Eventbrite. Join us for an evening of performances in response to Senga Nengudi’s exhibition at The Fruitmarket Gallery. The performers have been selected by movement researcher, artist and producer Claricia Parinussa, artist Natasha Ruwona and Fresh Fruit, the gallery’s peer-led programme for young adults. Performances 6-8pm DJ set 8-9pm LINE UP Aya Kobayashi is an independent dance artist working in the field of performance and movement exploration. She makes site specific work often collaborating with…

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Roots, Rhythms,Testimonies: Brina, Tom Pow and Marty Hailey

Sunday 26 May, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sun 26 May, 7.30–9.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite. Jamaican roots reggae singer Brina is one of Scotland’s undersung talents, whose music fuses elements of her cultural and musical heritage using Reggae, Nyabinghi and other musical styles from the global African Diaspora. Tom Pow is one of Scotland’s most accomplished poets and tonight he offers Transfusion his extended poem in praise of Muhammad Ali and Nelson Mandela, which brings in elements of travel writing from visits to Africa separated by twenty years. Marty…

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DesignMarket Launch

Friday 31 May, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Launch, Fri 31 May, 5–8pm. Open Sat 1 & Sun 2 Jun, 10am–6pm. Free Entry. The Fruitmarket Gallery throws its annual design fair, in partnership with Creative Edinburgh bringing to the galleries a carefully chosen selection of our favourite contemporary print, jewellery, fashion and homeware, as well, of course, as the talented designers who make it. Accompanied by public workshops and career-boosting sessions for creatives. Line up Akvile Su, Aliyah Hussain Jewellery, Anarkik3D, Behind Bracken, Beth Lamont, Collingwood-Norris, Comptonville Campbell, Dot and the Line, Ellen Catherine Jewellery, Emma Louise Wilson, Jenni…

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June 2019

DesignMarket

Saturday 1 June, 2019 - Sunday 2 June, 2019
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Launch, Fri 31 May, 5–8pm. Open Sat 1 & Sun 2 Jun, 10am–6pm. Free Entry. The Fruitmarket Gallery throws its annual design fair, in partnership with Creative Edinburgh bringing to the galleries a carefully chosen selection of our favourite contemporary print, jewellery, fashion and homeware, as well, of course, as the talented designers who make it. Accompanied by public workshops and career-boosting sessions for creatives. Line up Akvile Su, Aliyah Hussain Jewellery, Anarkik3D, Behind Bracken, Beth Lamont, Collingwood-Norris, Comptonville Campbell, Dot and the Line, Ellen Catherine Jewellery, Emma Louise Wilson, Jenni…

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Visible Mending Workshop

Saturday 1 June, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sat 1 June. 10.30am–12.30pm. Priced £20 (+booking fee). 12 places for ages 12+. Book via Eventbrite  Flora Collingwood-Norris is a knitwear designer, maker and owner of Collingwood-Norris offers a two hour introduction to darning, using different methods of stitching to create a colourful and creative approach to mending. All materials provided, but feel free to bring any knitwear you'd like to mend along with you! This event is part of DesignMarket our annual design fair, packed with stalls and filled with…

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Zoe Scott Designs: Paint a Planter Workshop

Saturday 1 June, 2019 at 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sat 1 Jun, 3.30–5.30pm. Drop-in, allow at least 45 minutes. Ages 12+. Priced £12 (+ booking fee). Book via Eventbrite to guarantee a space. Artist and plant addict Zoe Scott will guide you through the design and painting process as you create your own planter from a hand-cast concrete pot. You may have seen her designs which have been such a hit of late in the Fruitmarket bookshop. Choose up to 1 succulents or cactus and get tips on how…

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Kate Owens: Block print your own fabric (and dance if you want to!)

Sunday 2 June, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sun 2 Jun, 10.30am–12.30pm. 8 places. Ages 12+. Priced: £22 (+booking fee). Book via Eventbrite This workshop takes a side-step from traditional block printing, replacing the print block with a wooden sandal and walking or dancing your design across the fabric. Participants will use body weight to transfer the ink to the cloth rather than the conventional mallet. You will design print-block sandals, use them to create repeat patterns and print a length of fabric that can be finished as…

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Stefanie Cheong: Modernist Art Wire Statement Earrings

Sunday 2 June, 2019 at 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sun 2 Jun, 3.30–5.30pm. No previous experience required. 12 places. Ages 12+. Priced £25 (+booking fee). Book via Eventbrite Make a pair of statement earrings responding to modernist art from brass and or copper with 100% recycled silver earring hooks. You will explore the work of Picasso, Calder, Kandinsky and Miro to design shapes and forms to create in wire. Each earring will be fabricated from brass and or copper wire and you will choose from round or square options.…

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