31 July – 31 August 2014

11 August 2012

Photography Workshop for Sighted People

11am—3pm

 

Organised by Contemporary Art Exchange to complement the exhibition Through the Looking Glass, Dimly. For more information and to book a place please email kate@contemporaryartexchange.org.

 

Bill Scott Sculpture Centre

21 Hawthornvale, EH6 4JT

0131 551 4490

www.edinburghsculpture.org

11 August 2012

Rip Off Workshop!

1.30–5.30pm

 

Inappropriate appropriation is the order of the day in this fun collage workshop. Taking the work of subversive artists, The Chapman Brothers and others as inspiration.

 

Places are £40 each (or £35 for concessions) and are strictly limited.

 

To book, please email office@edinburghprintmakers.co.uk or call the number below.

 

Edinburgh Printmakers

23 Union Street, EH1 3LR

0131 557 2479

www.edinburghprintmakers.co.uk

11 August 2012

Anthony Schrag, Tourist in Residence: Walking Beauty

2—4pm

 

Artist Anthony Schrag is running a series of participatory tours which invite you to engage with the city in different ways. Each performance tour will be unique.

 

This performance: Walking Beauty. Exploring Edinburgh and its relationship to the classical/romantic notion of “beauty” through performance - tracing the arc of the Fibonacci sequence (The Line of Beauty) through the city and exploring “high art and architecture” contrasted by its dirty and forgotten alleyways.

The tour is free to join but booking is essential and numbers are limited.

 

Tours will commence from The Waiting Place at St. Andrew Square. 

 

Edinburgh Art Festival Pavilion 

St. Andrew Square Gardens, EH2 2AD

11 August 2012

Talk: Saturday Social

3–3.30pm

 

An informal talk based around the current exhibitions of Donald Judd and Tim Rollins & K.O.S., led by gallery staff.

 

Talbot Rice Gallery

University of Edinburgh

Old College, South Bridge, EH8 9YL

0131 650 2210

www.trg.ed.ac.uk

11 August 2012

A Tapestry of Many Threads

7.30pm (1 hr)

 

Alexander McCall Smith and composer Tom Cunningham mark Dovecot’s centenary with the world premiere of this dramatic musical production, performed among the looms used to create the tapestries that inspired it.  

 

Tickets: £15 (Sat £16), Concessions £14 (Sat £15), available from www.dovecotstudios.com

 

 

Dovecot Studios

10 Infirmary Street, EH1 1LT

0131 550 3660

www.dovecotstudios.com