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December 2017

In Conversation: Art, Activism and Exchange

Wednesday 13 December, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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British Council Exchange

Wed 13 Dec, 6–7pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite  Consuelo Bassanesi (Artistic Director of Despina, Rio de Janeiro) and the Fruitmarket’s Iain Morrison (Enterprise Manager) are partners in British Council Brazil’s exchange programme. They discuss Despina’s Art and Activism programme in the space created by Jaqueline Donachie’s politically invested work.

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Ambient Audiences: Graeme Slater

Friday 15 December, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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ambient audiences

Fri 15 Dec, 6–8pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Graeme Slater is a DJ based in Edinburgh who enjoys playing everything in the spectrum of electronic music. He has been collecting electronica since the late 80's and he has put together a 2hr set especially for Ambient Audiences. Graeme will be mixing between traditional vinyl and digital vinyl, playing works from the early pioneers to the latest releases in the ambient genres. Join us in a exploration of ambient soundscapes, experimental textures and melodic structures.  

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Pips! Family: Baubles for 4-7 year olds

Saturday 16 December, 2017 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sat 16 Dec, 10am–12pm. Free. 20 places. Siblings welcome. Book via Eventbrite A fun family craft workshop with the opportunity to explore the exhibition and create festive baubles using a variety of materials including papier-maché, balloons and balls of different shapes and sizes inspired by Donachie’s artwork, led by artist Juliana Capes.

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Pips! Family: Garlands for 4–7 year olds

Saturday 16 December, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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paperchain

Sat 16 Dec, 2–5pm. Free. Drop-in, no booking required. Make paperchains and garlands in this festive workshop with artist Juliana Capes. Have fun with a range of materials including leather, plastic and paper, inspired by Jacqueline Donachie’s work in the exhibition.

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January 2018

New ‘Ears Day

Monday 1 January, 2018 at 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Ambient Audiences

Mon 1 Jan, 12.30–5pm. Free. No booking required, just pop in. Cocoon yourself in sweet electronica as live musicians from the past year’s progamme and their guests play in the café, easing us into the new year. Warming and healing food will be served all day from MILK

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Fresh Fruit: Tweens for 8–11 year olds – Photography and Me

Sunday 14 January, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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14 Jan, 10–11am, Free for 8–11 year olds. Book via Eventbrite These workshops designed for 8–11 year olds take place on the second Sunday of the month. In the workshop Artist Louise Fraser will explore themes, ideas and materials in Jacqueline Donachie’s exhibition. January’s workshop is entitled Photography and Me, a morning of playing with dressing up and performance to make self portraits.

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Fresh Fruit: Teens for 12–15 year olds

Sunday 14 January, 2018 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Photo: Sally Jubb

4–6pm. 12 places for 12–15 year olds. Book via Eventbrite Explore Jacqueline Donachie’s exhibition in a series of workshops using a variety of materials, techniques and discussion activities, led and supported by trained Fresh Fruit Leaders and artist Louise Fraser. Each workshop is unique and will include drawing, performance, sculpture and installation art.

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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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