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June 2019

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 a succulent or cactus and get tips on how to care…

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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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Edinburgh College: End ofYear Exhibition

Saturday 8 June, 2019 - Monday 10 June, 2019
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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8-10 June. 11am-6pm. Free. This year The School of Art and Design at Edinburgh College, end of year show is bigger than ever, bringing together the combined talents of the HND year 2 students from 3D Design, 3D Animation, Computer Art & Design, Contemporary Art Practice, Graphic Design, Illustration, User Experience Design and Textiles across both The Fruitmarket Gallery and City Art Centre (open 10am-5pm). The exhibition showcases the work of students in their final year of their HND courses…

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Moving Gallery Notes

Thursday 13 June, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Thu 13 Jun, 6.30–7.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Iain Morrison gives a live performance of his film poem series MovingGallery Notes. The work charts a year at John Hansard Gallery in Southampton and the experience of communities forming in and around changing gallery spaces.

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Scottish Ballet Digital Season at The Fruitmarket Gallery

Friday 14 June, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Thu 14 June, 7–9pm. Free. Book through Scottish Ballet  SHORT FILMS AND LIVE PERFORMANCES OF DANCE, POETRY AND MUSIC - PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY In a special event to conclude the Digital Season, join Scottish Ballet at The Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh on Fri 14 June to see live performances of works by Digital Artist in Residence Zachary Eastwood-Bloom, short films by Eve McConnachie and Jess & Morgs, poetry by Rhona Warwick Paterson, and music by Edinburgh based artist Callum…

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Artist’s Talk: Katie Paterson

Saturday 15 June, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bellfield Community Hall, 16B Bellfield Street, Portobello
Edinburgh, EH15 2BP United Kingdom
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Artist Katie Paterson will be in conversation the evening before she brings her artwork First There is a Mountain to Portobello Beach. Paterson is widely regarded as one of the leading artists of her generation. Collaborating with scientists and researchers across the world, Paterson’s projects consider our place on Earth in the context of geological time and change. Her artworks make use of sophisticated technologies and specialist expertise to stage intimate, poetic and philosophical engagements between people and their natural environment. For First There…

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Katie Paterson: First There is a Mountain

Sunday 16 June, 2019 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Portobello Beach, 50 Promenade, Portobello
Edinburgh, EH15 2BH United Kingdom
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Sun 16 Jun, 11am–1pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite. Meet at The Cake Stand, 50 Promenade, Portobello, Edinburgh, EH15 2BH. Join us on Portobello Beach as part of Paterson’s UK-wide project, First There is a Mountain. Paterson has created a set of buckets in the form of world mountains, which we will use to build sand mountain ranges across Portobello Beach. The work will play out the world’s natural geography and geology against the sea’s tidal times, as each mountain is formed and eroded within…

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Fly the Flag for Human Rights Workshop

Tuesday 18 June, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Tue 18 Jun, 2–5pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Join us to make a flag marking the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, part of artist Ai Weiwei’s Fly the Flag project. In this open, creative session you'll explore what human rights mean to you and make a collective flag using a range of materials including large rolls of paper, fabric and felt. The flag will be displayed at The Fruitmarket Gallery during Human Rights Week which takes place from 24­-30 June.…

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