A special event featuring musical performances, poetry, talks and sculpture - celebrating Lubaina Himid's "Naming the Money".
This Friday Tour looks at 'debt as a time machine' to think about how it carries forwards the inequalities of the past.
Artist Marwa Arsanios will join us remotely to discuss her practice and the series of works, "Who is Afraid of Ideology".
This week's Friday Tour with Owen Jones will help us to think about debt and justice through the lens of classical philosophy.
A special family bird hunt at Talbot Rice Gallery
Artist Cian Dayrit talks about his incredible, critical practice: documenting and challenging capitalism in the Philipines
Sorry - this tour has been cancelled owing to industrial action
This week we explore historical and contemporary cartographies, thinking about the technologies and politics that shape them.
Take an archaeological approach to our current exhibitions with this week's special guest.
Clandestine Talk | Tuesday 17 January, 10:15am
Richard Baxstrom, James Harrison, Hephzibah Israel and Killian O’ Dochartaigh
Lina Bo Bardi is the focus of this Friday Tour with Richard Williams.
This week's tour with Karen Gregory is all about life and labour... on demand!
This week marine biologist Tom Grove will take us on a tour exploring non-human forms of intelligence.
The first in a new series of Friday Tours based around Céline Condorelli's 'After Work'.
A lunchtime tour with the curator of Meet me at the threshold.
A lunchtime tour exploring the nature of objects, with special guests and handling session with artist Stephanie Mann.
A screening of When You Talk About The Volcano Will You Talk About Yourself (2022) followed by a conversation between Jenny Hogarth and Dr. Laura Haynes.
An informal conversation with artist Eothen Stearn and those who collaborated on her project about the HIV epidemic in Edinburgh.
For this lunchtime tour we'll be joined by philosopher Tina Röck who will ask us to think about what it means to be.
An evening of short through-provoking talks and musical performance.
An informal lunchtime tour focusing on the idea of Democracy.
An informal lunchtime tour taking its lead from the musical instruments in the exhibition.
Our Friday Tours return - with specialists offering their own perspectives on our exhibitions.
An informal lunchtime tour focusing on the relationship between Astronomy and the exhibition.
A growing collection of items contributed by people living in places that are disappearing as a result of climate change.
An artwork by James Webb that brings the sound of foreign birdsong to Edinburgh.
Emeka Ogboh in-conversation about his new commission, 'Song of the Union', at the Burns Monument until 29 August 2021
Artist Tonya McMullan leads two special honey tasting events.
Artist Femke Herregraven talks about her work relating to the Bubonic plague, and the links between finance and disease.
Artist Larry Achiampong discusses his 'Detention (Series)', and his broader practice, reflecting upon racial hierarchies and identities.
Join artist Gabrielle Goliath for a talk about the development of her powerful work 'This song is for...' and her broader practice.
As a prelude to The Normal, an artist and academic discussion about how we design our future relationships with nature.
As a prelude to The Normal, an artist discussion about creatively working with other species.
Talbot Rice Gallery Director, Tessa Giblin, will talk about a series of exhibitions that are activated within the national conversation.
A special one off screening of documentary film 'Maker of Monsters', a portrait of Kwakwaka’wakw Chief, indigenous rights activist and carver, Beau Dick
For the first time, members of the Kwakwaka’wakw community will perform the Atlakim ‘Dance of the Forest Spirits’ ceremony outside Canada.
Trading Zone, Talbot Rice Gallery’s annual student exhibition is back for 2020!
A symposium bringing together leading philosophers with artists from The Extended Mind exhibition.
Within a context of technological change, Professor Andy Clark asks: where does the human mind stop, and the rest of the world begin?
As part of The Extended Mind exhibition, join us for an Artist Talk with American artist and scholar Joseph Grigely.
The Extended Mind artists Marcus Coates, Marjolijn Dijkman, Myriam Lefkowitz and Angelo Plessas in conversation with Talbot Rice Gallery's James Clegg and Dr. Miranda Anderson, Anniversary Research Fellowship at Stirling and Honourary Fellow, School of History, Classics & Archaeology, University of Edinburgh.
As part of The Extended Mind exhibition, join us for an Artist Talk with Paris-based artist and choreographer Myriam Lefkowitz.
Led by experts from various fields, our lunchtime tours enable a deeper exploration of the complex issues raised through our exhibitions. This week Dr. Sarah Deters tells us more about the history of tourist instruments.
Led by experts from various fields, our lunchtime tours enable a deeper exploration of the complex issues raised through our exhibitions. This week Dr. Michele Ducceschi tells us more about Next Generation Sound Synthesis.
Led by experts from various fields, our lunchtime tours enable a deeper exploration of the complex issues raised through our exhibitions. This week Prof. Natascha Gentz discusses the cultural negotiations between the so called West and East.
Led by experts from various fields, our lunchtime tours enable a deeper exploration of the complex issues raised through our exhibitions. This week Prof. Peter Nelson takes us through the history of experimental music.
Join artist Stephen Sutcliffe in conversation with writer and academic Professor Maria Fusco, celebrating the launch of at Fifty, the first catalogue dedicated to his practice.
Art Early offers family-focused, morning tours of festival venues with creative activities and refreshments along the way. Suitable for adults and children of all ages.
Each Thursday evening during the festival, Edinburgh Art Festival host a series of curated tours. Art Late is a special culture crawl with artists’ talks, hands-on workshops and one-off performances – celebrating the city’s galleries by night.
Samson Young in conversation with Professor Stefan Bilbao, chaired by Charlotte Day, Director of Monash University Museum of Art.
Mohamed Tonsy, a PHD student in Creative Writing uses literature and ceramics to filter his own biographical history and explore imagined near futures. He will talk about his experience in Tahrir Square in Cairo during the height of the Arab Spring in 2011. This experience and its aftermath fuels his ongoing literary work which will be a central theme of his tour.
Three 20 minute performances by Elise Steenackers and actors. Showcasing the final draft of 'Ode to Anuna'.
This Friday as part of Trading Zone 2019, Paul Abbott will perform DUCTUS, a one-off live performance including drums and synthetic sound. Using rhythm, fiction and philosophy it explores what he describes as, ‘the vibrating edge of pulse and sign.’
Assistant Curator, Stuart Fallon leads the Friday Lunchtime Tour, introducing the work of Trading Zone artists. Including artist talks by Luiz B Guzman about the ideas behind his video footage, 'Lost Landscape' and a live portraiture performance by Cat & Eimear McClay.
Geologists Eimear Deady and Dr Gillian McCay will talk about changes in the make-up of the Earth over large periods of time. From the drying up and flooding of the Mediterranean to the Zechstein Sea, they will discuss the shifting patterns of commodities beneath our feet.
Dr James Harrison, lecturer in international law and a specialist in the marine environment, will talk about the borderlines of the sea. Focusing on how power and control are exerted over maritime spaces and resources, James will discuss the impact of different laws and regulations on people and communities.
An open public lecture with leading feminist thinker Silvia Federici, addressing interpersonal and institutional violence against women as discussed in her new book “Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women”, which offers powerful tools for understanding collective resistance to victimisation in the past and today.