Review: Edinburgh City Art Centre’s new exhibition is the first in a series of four Jock McFadyen exhibitions planned for 2020/21, including future exhibitions at the city’s Dovecot Studios, the Royal Academy, London and The Lowry in Salford.
Review: EA Hornel: From Camera to Canvas is a collaboration between City Art Centre and National Trust for Scotland as part of the Morton Photography Project, supported by the Morton Charitable Trust. The exhibition is included in the Japan-UK Season of Culture 2019-2020.
Face-to-Face with 2020’s Stories, Portraits and Visions at Scottish National Portrait Gallery’s ‘You Are Here’
Review: The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is the latest (and last) of a phased re-opening of the National Galleries of Scotland buildings. To mark this, a new exhibition looks at how 2020 has shaped our lives.
Review: The City Art Centre re-opened on Saturday 12th September after a lockdown of six months. ArtMag went along to take a socially-distanced look at the new exhibitions.
Until 31 Dec at earliest Review
Dovecot Studios launches its first on-site exhibition since lockdown with this postponed exploration of Mid-Century Modern design, extending its run until at least the end of 2020. Supported by The Dovecot Foundation and organised by the Fashion and Textile Museum, London.
Until 28 August Review
Leith School of Art launches its end of year exhibition online for the first time ever, allowing viewers to see and buy work from the students of eight different year-long courses and the Graduate Residency programme.
Online exhibition, until gallery re-opens Review
JW58 is the second online exhibition in the Ullapool gallery’s programme for 2020, now open for viewing until lockdown restrictions are lifted. Two narratives on the same journey, 75 years apart, connect in the same exhibition, one written and one painted.
Online until 1 Jun Review
Instagram hosts a virtual gallery space as Ingleby Gallery locks down until further notice. The Gallery is showing an online exhibition of artworks that would never typically be seen together.
Online exhibition, until 31 May Review
This online exhibition at The Scottish Gallery also exists within a closed gallery space. It offers a glimpse into the working life of artist Ross Ryan and makes connecting with an audience in lockdown look easy.
Until 9 May Review
Pine’s Eye is a response to calls for humanity to think more ecologically. Twelve international artists present an impressive exhibition curated and supported by Talbot Rice Gallery and The University of Edinburgh.
Until 29 Mar 2020 Review
Note: currently closed until further notice. ‘saracen go home’ is a new installation by artist and writer Sulaïman Majali, showing as part of Collective Gallery’s Satellites development programme for emerging artists and producers based in Scotland.
Until 16 Feb Review
The MacKinnon Collection has been acquired for the nation in a joint effort from National Galleries Scotland and National Library of Scotland. This is the taster exhibition for a photography collection spanning 100 years of Scottish life and culture.
Until 15 March Review
The City Art Centre brings Edinburgh artist Mary Cameron (1865-1921) back into the spotlight. Taking up the entire first floor, many of Cameron’s works shown are from private collections, rarely seen in public and brought together for the first solo exhibition since her death in 1921.
Until 19 April Review
The first-ever retrospective exhibition of the Portuguese-born, UK-based artist opens in Edinburgh: a major, independently-curated exhibition, organised in conjunction with other galleries in England and Ireland.
Until 15 Mar Review
Leonardo da Vinci’s drawings are now on display at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh until March 2020 – the conclusion to a year-long nationwide exhibition and Scotland’s largest-ever exhibition of the artist.
7 – 10 Nov Review
This year’s Edinburgh Macmillan Art Show moves to a new venue at Apex Waterloo Place. Now in its 17th year, the show raises vital funds for Macmillan Cancer Care and gives us all the opportunity to own an original piece of affordable contemporary art.
Until 15 Dec Review
ArtMag attended the Edinburgh launch of the 27th French Film Festival UK at the Edinburgh Filmhouse.
Until 5 Jan Review
Edinburgh Printmakers has commissioned artists Alberta Whittle and Hardeep Pandhal to create new work for its autumn exhibition responding to the heritage of its Castle Mills site.
Until Jan 12 Review
This major retrospective exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum brings together an impressive collection of McCartney’s work from her early days as a portrait photographer of musical icons to more intimate portraits of friends and family.
Until 2 Nov Review
Dovecot Studios and the Crafts Council bring the tapestries and design work for Grayson Perry’s ambitious architecture and tapestry project to Scotland for the first time.
Until 13 Oct Review
The City Art Centre presents the first-ever major retrospective of Victoria Crowe as part of the 2019 Edinburgh Art Festival. Victoria Crowe: 50 Years of Painting gathers over 150 works from private and public collections, taking up three floors of Edinburgh City Council’s largest exhibition space.
Until 25 Aug Review
Cryptic presents Below the Blanket, a sensory series of visual, sonic and kinetic installations. Featuring new work from visual artists and composers who have all spent time in residence at Flow Country, part of The Peatland Partnership’s Flows to the Future Project (led by RSPB Scotland) at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s Great Unknown James MacMillan Symphony Premier at Edinburgh International Festival
Review: The leading Scottish composer of his generation celebrates turning 60 with five performances at the heart of the Edinburgh International Festival. This culminates with the world premiere of his Symphony No.5: ‘Le grand Inconnu’ and shows off MacMillan’s talent to compose for both voice and orchestra.
Until 25 Aug Review
Summer at ECA is a programme of free exhibitions and events, taking place mostly on-site at the ECA campus at Lauriston Place. This includes the ECA Festival exhibition of postgraduate work and forms part of the Edinburgh Art Festival programme.