Fruitmarket Gallery: Tania Kovats - WELL, public water fountain
Fruitmarket Gallery: Tania Kovats - WELL, public water fountain

Fruitmarket Gallery Edinburgh: Open Out Appeal

Website:
Visit website

Online appeal

Home to some of the most important contemporary art and cultural thinking for over 40 years, Edinburgh’s Fruitmarket Gallery is undergoing a major extension and refurbishment so that it can meet its programming ambitions. While closed, a transformational redevelopment project, Open Out is underway, securing the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to expand into its neighbouring building.

Having reached 90% of its £3.8million target, it has launched a Gift Registry, allowing anyone who has taken something away from their own experience of the gallery to donate to the Open Out  campaign, by selecting a virtual gift they’d like to give back in return. This can be anything from a pair of coat hooks for the new learning studios, or a shelf for displaying hand-picked titles in the popular Bookshop, to a newly-commissioned public artwork created in and for the revived building. These ‘gifts’ can be entered at the Gallery’s Gift Registry where donations can be made towards the Open Out campaign – a great way to play a part in helping to build a new future for the Fruitmarket.

45 Market Street,
Edinburgh

Image: One of the artworks for which the Gallery is raising funds, WELL by Tania Kovats is a unique artist-designed public water fountain that will provide future visitors to the Fruitmarket with free drinking water and a place to refill water bottles.

Share this page

Sign up for Artmag’s free weekly newsletter!

Join us every Friday morning for the latest art news, art openings, exhibitions, live performances, interviews and stories + top UK and international art destinations.