E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas Conservator’s Tour

Join Gail Egan and Henry Matthews on a special tour of E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas.

E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas Conservator’s Tour

About E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas Conservator’s Tour

Join Gail Egan and Henry Matthews on a special tour of E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas. Gail and Henry are the highly experienced accredited conservators who ensured Hornel’s paintings are looking their best. On this tour, they will ‘lift the curtain’ on some of the work that has gone into making these canvases exhibition-ready, and discuss what they tell us about Hornel’s painting process. F

Free, but booking is essential, book online or visit or phone the City Art Centre reception on 0131 529 3993.

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15th May 2021 - 10th October 2021

This major retrospective, the most comprehensive display of Charles H. Mackie’s work in over a century, showcases the breadth of his creative vision and talents.
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Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay

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Digital event: Descriptive tour for Visually Impaired Visitors of Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

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21st August 2021
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Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors focusing on the Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light exhibition!
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4th September 2021

Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors focusing on the 'Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay' exhibition.
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Lecture: Charles Hodge Mackie and the Celtic Revival in Scotland and France

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17th September 2021

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18th September 2021

Create paintings expressing light in landscape and explore the addition of figures for symbolism and depth with artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb at this workshop inspired by Charles Hodge Mackie!
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Incoming: New Acquisitions at the City Art Centre

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19th September 2021 - 31st May 2022

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Family Event: Poetic Neon Signs

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25th September 2021

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