Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

About Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

20th July 2018
21st July 2018
27th July 2018
plus 45 more date(s), see below for more info
3pm - 4pm
City Art Centre
2 Market Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1DE
This is a free event
Call 01315293993
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Join one of our excellent guides on a spotlight tour of our exhibitions.

There is no need to book for groups fewer than 10 people. Please meet at reception. A portable loop system is available to amplify the guide. The fm loop system is compatible with hearing aids with a T switch and can be used with headphones.

Additional Dates: 21 July 2018, 27 July 2018, 28 July 2018, 03 August 2018, 04 August 2018, 10 August 2018, 11 August 2018, 17 August 2018, 18 August 2018, 24 August 2018, 25 August 2018, 31 August 2018, 01 September 2018, 07 September 2018, 08 September 2018, 14 September 2018, 15 September 2018, 21 September 2018, 22 September 2018, 28 September 2018, 29 September 2018, 05 October 2018, 06 October 2018, 12 October 2018, 13 October 2018, 19 October 2018, 20 October 2018, 26 October 2018, 27 October 2018, 02 November 2018, 03 November 2018, 09 November 2018, 10 November 2018, 16 November 2018, 17 November 2018, 23 November 2018, 24 November 2018, 30 November 2018, 01 December 2018, 07 December 2018, 08 December 2018, 14 December 2018, 15 December 2018, 21 December 2018, 22 December 2018, 28 December 2018, 29 December 2018

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Gallery Tours at City Art Centre are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at City Art Centre

In Focus: Scottish Photography

In Focus: Scottish Photography

7th July 2018 - 12th May 2019
This exhibition showcases the City Art Centre’s photographic collections, charting the development of fine art photography in Scotland from the 19th century to present day.
At the City Art Centre with The Edinburgh Sketcher

At the City Art Centre with The Edinburgh Sketcher

20th July 2018
Come along to special sketching workshops with the famous Edinburgh Sketcher at the City Art Centre!
Music in the Gallery with the Furness Music Centre

Music in the Gallery with the Furness Music Centre

22nd July 2018
Come along to this informal gallery concert with the Furness Music Centre at City Art Centre!
Emily Brontë Bicentenary Celebration

Emily Brontë Bicentenary Celebration

24th July 2018
Join us at the City Art Centre for an entertaining, memorable, informative evening of music, readings and talk, in celebration of Emily Bronte.
Dara the Dormouse with Fuschia Phlox at City Art Centre

Dara the Dormouse with Fuschia Phlox at City Art Centre

26th July 2018
Hear stories about Dara the Dormouse and do a fun quiz at the City Art Centre on 26th July. These books educate children about stranger danger, bullying and road safety.
Behind ‘Real Edinburgh’

Behind ‘Real Edinburgh’

28th July 2018
Join Grant Ritchie to hear about the inspiration behind ‘Real Edinburgh’, one of Edinburgh’s biggest photography platforms with a large social media following.
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

4th August 2018 - 10th February 2019
This is the first major exhibition to focus on this unusual and enigmatic artist and features over sixty artworks from public and private collections.
Surreal Edinburgh - Your Favourite Places in the City

Surreal Edinburgh - Your Favourite Places in the City

11th August 2018
Inspired by Edwin G Lucas's colourful paintings, use mixed media techniques to explore your favourite spaces and memories of Edinburgh in this workshop at City Art Centre.
Writing Workshop inspired by Edwin G Lucas: An Individual Eye

Writing Workshop inspired by Edwin G Lucas: An Individual Eye

18th August 2018
Join a guided tour of the exhibition, followed by a writing workshop with award-winning author Regi Claire at City Art Centre on 18th August.
A Different Approach- Surrealist Paintings and Collage

A Different Approach- Surrealist Paintings and Collage

25th August 2018
Explore aspects of surrealism in still life and landscape, inspired by Edwin Lucas’s vibrant artworks in this workshop with artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb.
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Curator’s Tour

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Curator’s Tour

30th August 2018
Join Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, for a tour of the exhibition Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye.
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors

1st September 2018
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors.
Exploring Bookbinding and Cyanotype

Exploring Bookbinding and Cyanotype

15th September 2018
To complement our In Focus: Scottish Photography exhibition, join artist Cassandra Barron to make your own hand-printed papers and bind them into an album or journal.
In Focus: Scottish Photography - Curator’s Tour

In Focus: Scottish Photography - Curator’s Tour

27th September 2018
Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, provides a tour of the exhibition In Focus: Scottish Photography, charting the development of fine art photography in Scotland.
Light in the Darkness: Hill & Adamson’s Pioneering Photography

Light in the Darkness: Hill & Adamson’s Pioneering Photography

27th September 2018
Join Anne Lyden as she explores the pioneering partnership of David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, two Scottish photographers from the 1840s.
Exploring Surrealism

Exploring Surrealism

6th October 2018
Artist Mark Kirkham, aka the famous Edinburgh Sketcher is holding a workshop on 'Exploring Surrealism' at City Art Centre in October.
Stereoscopic 3D Images - Creative Workshop

Stereoscopic 3D Images - Creative Workshop

13th October 2018
To complement our In Focus: Scottish Photography exhibition, this workshop will reveal the theory and practice of the wonderful process of Stereoscopic Photography.
The Edinburgh Sketcher In The Gallery

The Edinburgh Sketcher In The Gallery

19th October 2018
Come along to the City Art Centre on 19th October and learn to sketch with the famous Edinburgh Sketcher!
Photography into Art

Photography into Art

20th October 2018
To complement our In Focus: Scottish Photography exhibition, join Erik Petrie for a talk outlining his journey as an artist and how photography influences him.
The Morton Photographic Project: Exploring the Photographic Collections of the National Trust for Scotland

The Morton Photographic Project: Exploring the Photographic Collections of the National Trust for Scotland

27th October 2018
Ben Reiss, the Morton Photographic Curator, will share photographic discoveries made at properties as diverse as Canna House, Brodie Castle and Culzean Castle.
Stereoscopic 3D Images - Creative Workshop

Stereoscopic 3D Images - Creative Workshop

8th November 2018
To complement our In Focus: Scottish Photography exhibition, this workshop will reveal the theory and practice of the wonderful process of Stereoscopic Photography.
Behind ‘Spectacular Scotland’

Behind ‘Spectacular Scotland’

24th November 2018
Join Neil McDade to discuss the success of 'Spectacular Scotland', one of Scotland's biggest photography platforms with a large social media following.
Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive

Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive

24th November 2018 - 17th March 2019
This exhibition displays a selection of Robert Blomfield's stunning private archive, documenting the dramatic shifts taking place in Edinburgh’s urban landscape during the 1960s.
The Early Life and Times of Robert Blomfield: The Making of a Street Photographer

The Early Life and Times of Robert Blomfield: The Making of a Street Photographer

30th November 2018
This talk by Robert Blomfield's brother Johnny will give an insight into the man behind the evocative images of Scotland’s urban landscape during the 1950s and 60s.
An Audience with Dark Edinburgh

An Audience with Dark Edinburgh

1st December 2018
Join Scott Liddell, the man behind ‘Dark Edinburgh’ to hear about his work documenting hidden and changing aspects of the City in atmospheric light.
Edinburgh: A City of Contradictions

Edinburgh: A City of Contradictions

2nd December 2018
Lynn and Paul Henni (henni.photo) will give an illustrated talk about their work on the more unique and less conventional views of Edinburgh.
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Lecture by Dr Helen Scott

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Lecture by Dr Helen Scott

7th December 2018
In this illustrated lecture Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, traces the career of Edwin G. Lucas and reveals the stories behind his intriguing artworks.

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