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Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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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
Senga Nengudi, Performance Piece

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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Saturday Tour

Saturday 23 March, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 25 May, 2019
Senga Nengudi R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’ (detail), 2014 Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

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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Fresh Fruit Leader Training

Thursday 28 March, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Photo Sally Jubb Photography

Thu 28 Mar, 6–8pm. Free. 8 places for 16–25 year olds. Book via Eventbrite Learn how to lead and support arts workshops for young people and become a Fresh Fruit Leader, supported by artists Louise Fraser and Natasha Ruwona. You’ll find out how to plan and deliver arts and discussion-based activities inspired by the Senga Nengudi exhibition, with the opportunity to put your skills into practice to deliver Young Creatives Workshops on Sun 14 Apr and Sun 12 May. About…

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 30 March, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 25 May, 2019
Senga Nengudi R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’ (detail), 2014 Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

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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April 2019

Open Book Workshop

Wednesday 3 April, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Open Book

Wed 3 Apr, 10.30am–12.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite. Read and discuss passages of fiction and poetry thematically linked to the gallery’s exhibitions and events, then try your hand at creative writing in response. These sessions will be led by the poet JL Williams.

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 6 April, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 25 May, 2019
Senga Nengudi R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’ (detail), 2014 Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

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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Maybe I want to hang in the air like smoke, thick and waiting to be moved

Sunday 7 April, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Senga Nengudi Performance Piece, 1978 Courtesy the artist; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York. Photo: Harmon Outlaw

Sun 7 Apr, 6–7.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite In this participatory event, fashion scholar Sequoia Barnes and artist, poet and dancer Christopher Kirubi invite you to join them in creating bodily responses to Senga Nengudi’s work, and a curated soundscape of music and words. Senga Nengudi's exhibition is showing at The Fruitmarket Gallery 16 March – 26 May 2019. Image: Senga Nengudi, Performance Piece, 1978. Courtesy the artist; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York Photo: Harmon…

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Gavin Osborn: Flickering Presences

Thursday 11 April, 2019 at 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Gavin Osborn: Flickering Presences

Thu 11 Apr, 7.30–9.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Gavin Osborn presents his touring concert of newly-commissioned works for flute, projection and digital sound, where the visuals also form the score for the musician. Creators Nina Whiteman, Kelly Jayne Jones, Elizabeth Ditmanson, Rachel Graff and Sarah Keirle explore themes including trees, crystals, looping and mines.

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 13 April, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 25 May, 2019
Senga Nengudi R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’ (detail), 2014 Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

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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Sunday Makers: Wearable Sculptures

Sunday 14 April, 2019 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Senga Nengudi Study for ‘Mesh Mirage’ (detail), 1977 Courtesy Sprüth Magers, Berlin. Photo: Adam Avila

 Sun 14 Apr, 10–11am. 12 places for 8–11 year olds. Free. Join this workshop led by artist Louise Fraser to create a sculpture for your body and play with movement in the gallery. To book for this workshop, please call the bookshop on 0131 226 8181 or email bookshop@fruitmarket.co.uk Image: Senga Nengudi Study for ‘Mesh Mirage’ (detail), 1977. Courtesy Sprüth Magers, Berlin. Photo: Adam Avila

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Young Creatives

Sunday 14 April, 2019 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Senga Nengudi Performance Piece, 1978 Courtesy the artist; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York. Photo: Harmon Outlaw

Sun 14 Apr, 4–6pm. 12 places for 12–15 year olds. Free. In this workshop you will explore Senga Nengudi’s work using a variety of materials, techniques and discussion activities with trained Fresh Fruit Leaders and artist Louise Fraser. Each workshop is unique and will include sculpture and performance.   To book for this workshop please call the bookshop on 0131 226 8181 or email bookshop@fruitmarket.co.uk

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 20 April, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 25 May, 2019
Senga Nengudi R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’ (detail), 2014 Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

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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Santa Jordi: Literature and Love

Tuesday 23 April, 2019
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Tue 23 Apr, all day. Free. Sant Jordi (St George’s Day) is a date in Catalonian tradition where the streets fill with florists and book stands, and literature and love are represented in the gifts of a book and a rose. Today roses are given out with books purchased in The Fruitmarket Gallery Bookshop and we host a celebratory evening event, details here

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Garde Rose: Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay and Mark Clintberg

Tuesday 23 April, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue 23 Apr , 7–9pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite A participatory floral exchange. Guests are invited to arrive with a single flower and see its incorporation into a dynamic display made up of more than fifty vases. Leave with the gift of another flower, different from the one you arrived with, as the sun sets on Sant Jordi.

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 27 April, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 25 May, 2019
Senga Nengudi R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’ (detail), 2014 Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

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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May 2019

Open Book Workshop

Wednesday 1 May, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Open Book

Wed 1 May, 10.30am–12.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Read and discuss passages of fiction and poetry thematically linked to the gallery’s exhibitions and events, then try your hand at creative writing in response. These sessions will be led by the poet JL Williams.

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Zoe Scott Designs: Paint a Planter Workshop

Friday 3 May, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Fri 3 May, 6.30–8.30pm. £35. Book via Eventbrite 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. Choose up to 3 succulents or cacti and get tips on how to care for them. All materials, plants and a glass of wine will be provided.

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In the Frame: Audio Descriptive Tour

Saturday 4 May, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Senga Nengudi Performance Piece, 1978 Courtesy the artist; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York. Photo: Harmon Outlaw

Sat 4 May, 12–2pm. Free, with lunch and refreshments. 12 places. Book via Eventbrite or call 0131 2265 2383 Artist Juliana Capes will take you through detailed descriptions of Nengudi’s art and practice. Designed for people with visual impairments and hearing loss but open to all. Supported by The RS MacDonald Charitable Trust Image: Senga Nengudi Performance Piece,1978. Courtesy the artist; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York. Photo: Harmon Outlaw

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 4 May, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until Saturday 25 May, 2019
Senga Nengudi R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’ (detail), 2014 Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

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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Discussion Group: Ritual

Wednesday 8 May, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Performance with 'Inside_Outside'

Wed 8 May, 5–6pm. Free. 10 places. Book via Eventbrite Join the Fruitmarket’s Curator of Research and Public Engagement, Ruth Bretherick, to discuss ritual in the context of Nengudi’s work. There will be a small amount of reading to do in advance, provided when you book. Image: Senga Nengudi, Performance with ‘Inside/Outside Winter 1977’,1977. Courtesy the artist; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York Photo: Ken Peterson

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 11 May, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 25 May, 2019
Senga Nengudi R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’ (detail), 2014 Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

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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Sunday Makers: Human Objects

Sunday 12 May, 2019 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Senga Nengudi, Untitled (Water Composition)

Sun 12 May, 10–11am. 12 places for 8–11 year olds. Free. In this workshop you will work with artist Louise Fraser to make sculptures with the body in mind, experimenting with water, textures and weight, inspired by Senga Nengudi’s exhibition.   To book for this workshop, please call the bookshop on 0131 226 8181 or email bookshop@fruitmarket.co.uk Image: Senga Nengudi, Untitled (Water Composition), 1969-70/2018. Installation view, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds. Courtesy the artist; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben…

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Curator’s Talk

Wednesday 15 May, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Senga Nengudi R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’, 2014 Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

Wed 15 May, 6–7pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite  Curator of the exhibition Laurence Sillars (Head of Henry Moore Institute Programmes) will be in conversation with the Fruitmarket’s Director Fiona Bradley about Senga Nengudi's exhibition. This event will be live streamed on Periscope and Facebook.   Image:  Senga Nengudi, R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’, 2014. Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 18 May, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 25 May, 2019
Senga Nengudi R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’ (detail), 2014 Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

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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Saturday Tour

Saturday 25 May, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until Saturday 25 May, 2019
Senga Nengudi R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’ (detail), 2014 Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

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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June 2019

Moving Gallery Notes

Thursday 13 June, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Iain Morrison

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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