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January 2018

Discussion Group: Social Space

Thursday 18 January, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Temple of Jackie, 2011

Thu 18 Jan, 5–6pm. Free. 10 places. Book via Eventbrite Join the Fruitmarket’s Research and Interpretation Curator, Ruth Bretherick, to discuss social space in the context of Jacqueline Donachie’s work. There will be a small amount of reading to do in advance, which will be provided when you book. Image: Jacqueline Donachie. Temple of Jackie, 2011. Courtesy the artist and Patricia Fleming Projects

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Exchange: Art Party for 16–25 year olds

Friday 19 January, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Exchange: Art Party

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*…

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Creative Electric, Desperation Bingo

Friday 26 January, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Desperation Bingo

Fri 26 Jan 2018, 7pm. Free. 40 places. Book via Eventbrite Creative Electric are bringing their 5 star performance Desperation Bingo to the Fruitmarket. Creative Electric is a critically acclaimed, award winning theatre company who create contemporary performance based on real experiences. Desperation Bingo is an interactive performance that merges verbatim theatre with our good old seaside favourite – bingo!
 However in Desperation Bingo we’re playing for high stakes. We’re playing for the last 69p in Heather's account. We’re playing…

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Literary Littles: Kasia Matyjaszek: Molly Rogers, Pirate Girl

Saturday 27 January, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Molly Rogers. Pirate Girl

Sat 27 Jan, 10–11am. Free. Book via Eventbrite Literary Littles is a free book group for children aged 2–7 years. Today Edinburgh based illustrator Kasia Matyjaszek will read from her book about ferocious pirate Captain Firebeard and his crew who meet their match when they kidnap a small, feisty girl named Molly! Tickets only required for children.

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The Economy for Creatives

Monday 29 January, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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coins

Mon 29 Jan, 6.30–7.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite With an eye on Jacqueline Donachie’s Advice Bar sitting centrally in our lower gallery, we are hosting a talk and discussion with Raakhi Odedra, Bank of England, Agency for Scotland. She will draw on her career as an economist, including time working with the Scottish Government, to help us cover ground about how the economy and its current changes impact on the work of we creatives. Useful for any of us with…

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Panel Discussion: Article 27 – Everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and its benefits*

Wednesday 31 January, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Photo: Chris Scott

Wed 31 Jan, 6–8pm. Free. Panel discussion starts 6.30pm. Bar open beforehand. Book via Eventbrite Jacqueline Donachie will be joined by Henry Ward (Creative Director, Freelands Foundation), Kirsten Lloyd (University of Edinburgh), and Alison Stirling (Creative Director, Artlink) to discuss the role of the artist in relation to society, social change and social integration. * The Universal Declaration of Human Rights Photo: Chris Scott

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February 2018

In the Frame: Descriptive Tour

Saturday 3 February, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Descriptive Tour

Sat 3 Feb, 12–2pm. Free. 12 places. Book via Eventbrite An informal lunch and descriptive tour of Jacqueline Donachie's exhibition Right Here Among Them (11 November 2017 – 11 February 2018). Artist Juliana Capes will take you through detailed descriptions of Donachie’s art and practice, followed by lunch and refreshments. We particularly welcome people with disabilities, including visual impairments and hearing loss. About the exhibition Jacqueline Donachie takes over The Fruitmarket Gallery with a major, mid-career exhibition of sculpture, installation, photography,…

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Advice for Our Times

Thursday 8 February, 2018 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Advice for our times

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…

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Literary Littles: Janis MacKay: The Selkie Girl

Saturday 10 February, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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the selkie girl

Sat 10 Feb, 10–11am. Free. Suitable for 2–7 years Book via Eventbrite Janis MacKay returns to The Frutimarket Gallery bookclub for little people, woth a fun, interactive storytelling session, she will reading from her enchanting tale inspired by Scottish folklore. Tickets only required for children.

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 10 February, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Right Here Among Them

Every Saturday, 2–2.30pm. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of the Jacqueline Donachie's exhibition with one of our Gallery Information Assistants. About the exhibition Jacqueline 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…

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