Exhibitions events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Exhibitions events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

The Living Legacy of William Morris

The Living Legacy of William Morris

19th February 2022 - 16th July 2022
Edinburgh Old Town

To mark the occasion of the exhibition The Art of Wallpaper – Morris & Co. Dovecot invites you to explore our connection to William Morris through this balcony display.
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Colour - An Online Exhibition by Jill Ashforth 2022

Colour - An Online Exhibition by Jill Ashforth 2022

14th March 2022 - 31st December 2022
Online Event Edinburgh

This online exhibition consists of 20 abstract paintings inspired by a special garden - bluets, redets, and yellowets, plus 6 video poems which follow the seasons at The Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh.
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Van Gogh Alive

Van Gogh Alive

17th March 2022 - 17th July 2022

Van Gogh Alive, the most visited immersive, multi-sensory experience in the world, makes its hotly anticipated debut in Edinburgh in 2022 for an exclusive four month run!
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Masterpieces Family Trail

Masterpieces Family Trail

28th March 2022 - 25th September 2022

Explore the Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace exhibition with the help of a fun family trail at The Palace of Holyroodhouse.
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Unforgettable

Unforgettable

9th April 2022 - 10th July 2022

Unforgettable showcases the untold stories of people from marginalised communities whose lives shaped or were shaped by Scotland and highlights their contribution to Scotland’s history.
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National Treasure: The Scottish Modern Arts Association

National Treasure: The Scottish Modern Arts Association

21st May 2022 - 16th October 2022

This major two-floor exhibition at City Art Centre celebrates Scottish art at the dawn of modernism.
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Will Maclean: Points of Departure

Will Maclean: Points of Departure

4th June 2022 - 2nd October 2022

The exhibition on Will Maclean, one of the outstanding artists of his generation, promises to be a rich visual feast for anyone with an interest in Scottish art and history.
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Wildlife Art - Prints & Poetry

Wildlife Art - Prints & Poetry

9th June 2022 - 31st July 2022

Come along and see two exhibitions celebrating nature, prints and poetry, during June and July at The Scottish Ornithologists Club in Aberlady!
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Photography Exhibition

Photography Exhibition

17th June 2022 - 17th July 2022

On now at Gallery Close is a general Photography Exhibition featuring images of Greenland, New York and Scotland.
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Nesting by Gail Turpin

Nesting by Gail Turpin

18th June 2022 - 8th July 2022

Nesting by Gail Turpin is an exhibition of her close observation of found feathers and nests and the studies she made of these beautiful, complex and perfectly imperfect structures.
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Summer Exhibition

Summer Exhibition

30th June 2022 - 23rd July 2022

This July, The Scottish Gallery will showcase their Summer Exhibition featuring a variety of stylistic works from a range of artists!
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Anatomy: A Matter of Death and Life

Anatomy: A Matter of Death and Life

1st July 2022 - 30th October 2022

Explore the history of anatomical study, from artistic explorations by Leonardo da Vinci to the Burke and Hare murders.
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Homeland Exhibition: A Series Of Watercolour Maps And Driftwood Art

Homeland Exhibition: A Series Of Watercolour Maps And Driftwood Art

5th July 2022 - 9th July 2022

Join Hebridean artists Donald Libby and Eilidh Jamieson for an exhibition in the heart of Edinburgh, exploring what makes home.
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Alan Davie Lunchtime Exhibition Tour

Alan Davie Lunchtime Exhibition Tour

Selected dates between 7th July 2022 - 22nd September 2022

Enjoy a lunchtime tour every Thursday at 1pm for the Alan Davie: Beginning of a Far-off World exhibition (Raphael is not included). Spaces are strictly limited so this must be pre-booked in advance.
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The Old Course St Andrews - A Fine Art Exhibition by Davy Macdonald

The Old Course St Andrews - A Fine Art Exhibition by Davy Macdonald

21st July 2022 - 31st July 2022

This exhibition showcases a stunning new collection of fine art oil paintings, canvas and limited edition prints in a series inspired by the beautiful and historic Old Course.
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Discover the Deep

Discover the Deep

28th July 2022 - 31st October 2022

Explore the deep sea through Dynamic Earth's brand-new gallery. Dive into the depths of the sea and witness incredible habitats and creatures of the deep!
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Truckfest Scotland

Truckfest Scotland

6th August 2022 - 7th August 2022

Scotland's biggest and best truck show returns to Edinburgh's Royal Highland Centre on the 6th and 7th August, it's a great day out for the family!
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Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition

Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition

3rd September 2022

Dive headfirst into wedding planning at Edinburgh’s Largest Wedding Exhibition at BT Murrayfield Stadium. It's wedding heaven!
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OMOS

OMOS

3rd September 2022 - 2nd October 2022

OMOS is a new art and moving image exhibition that shines a light on Black and Black LGBTQ excellence in Scottish performance.
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Kidz to Adultz Scotland

Kidz to Adultz Scotland

8th September 2022

Kidz to Adultz exhibition returns to Scotland's largest indoor and outdoor venue, the Royal Highland Centre, Lowland Hall in Edinburgh on 8th September.
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Comic Con Scotland

Comic Con Scotland

8th October 2022 - 9th October 2022

After time out with Covid, Monopoly Events brings Comic Con Scotland back to the Royal Highland Centre on 8th and 9th October 2022!
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KNITWEAR: Chanel to Westwood

KNITWEAR: Chanel to Westwood

15th October 2022 - 11th March 2023

Dovecot is delighted to presents this major exhibition of inspirational 20th century fashion knitwear in Scotland for the first time!
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Big Big Wedding Fair & Fashion Show

Big Big Wedding Fair & Fashion Show

5th November 2022 - 6th November 2022

The biggest wedding fair on the east coast of Scotland comes to the O2 Academy Edinburgh in November 2022!
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Early twentieth century women filmmakers and photographers in Scotland

Early twentieth century women filmmakers and photographers in Scotland

12th November 2022 - 12th March 2023

This ground-breaking exhibition presents the work of fourteen pioneering women photographers and filmmakers working in Scotland during the early 20th century.
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Ron O’Donnell - Edinburgh: A Lost World

Ron O’Donnell - Edinburgh: A Lost World

19th November 2022 - 5th March 2023

This exhibition displays a selection of photographs of forgotten Edinburgh interiors by Scottish artist Ron O’Donnell, documenting the dramatic shifts taken place in the capital over the years.
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Paul Duke: No Ruined Stone

Paul Duke: No Ruined Stone

26th November 2022 - 26th February 2023

This exhibition presents a selection of photographs from Paul Duke's No Ruined Stone, a photographic series of Muirhouse in 2015.
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Auld Reekie Retold

Auld Reekie Retold

3rd December 2022 - 19th February 2023

This exhibition at the City Art Centre marks the culmination of Auld Reekie Retold, the largest collections inventory project ever undertaken in the organisation’s history.
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

Exhibition to celebrate 100 years of British Broadcasting (1922-2022)

Exhibition to celebrate 100 years of British Broadcasting (1922-2022)

4th May 2022 - 24th September 2022

Welcome to a free public exhibition charting the last 100 years of Radio and TV Broadcasting in Britain at the Museum Of Communication!

Art Exhibition - Spring into Summer

Art Exhibition - Spring into Summer

14th May 2022 - 30th September 2022

Come along to our exhibition 'Spring into Summer' now on show at No 13 Gallery, Newport On Tay! All work is for sale.

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Brushstrokes

Brushstrokes

17th June 2022 - 23rd October 2022

Did you know that OnFife museums look after an amazing collection of paintings, prints and drawings? Want to know more? Then come along to our new exhibition 'Brushstrokes'!

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Jack Vettriano Exhibition

Jack Vettriano Exhibition

17th June 2022 - 23rd October 2022

Affordable Arts in Lower Methil, Fife is holding a Jack Vettriano exhibition with a large selection of rare signed limited edition prints including artist proof and studio editions.

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Jack Vettriano: The Early Years

Jack Vettriano: The Early Years

17th June 2022 - 23rd October 2022

This exhibition is a celebration of Jack Vettriano's extraordinary career and will be showing paintings he created from in his 20s until he moved to London in 2000.

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Scottish Works by Paul Yates

Scottish Works by Paul Yates

20th June 2022 - 30th September 2022

World renowned avant garde artist Paul Yates will hold his first UK show in 12 years at the Fraser Gallery, St Andrews paying tribute to his Scottish heritage.

Find out about Scottish Works by Paul Yates on What's On Fife
St Andrews Art Club Summer Exhibition and Sale

St Andrews Art Club Summer Exhibition and Sale

16th July 2022 - 24th July 2022

St Andrews Art Club is holding its annual Summer Exhibition and Sale in July with a wide range of original artworks produced by club members.

Find out about St Andrews Art Club Summer Exhibition and Sale on What's On Fife
Cupar Model Railway Exhibition

Cupar Model Railway Exhibition

23rd July 2022 - 24th July 2022

Come along to Cupar District Model Railway Club's 27th annual exhibition on 23rd and 24th July and enjoy a great family day out!

Find out about Cupar Model Railway Exhibition on What's On Fife
ST Andrews Model Railway Exhibition

ST Andrews Model Railway Exhibition

13th August 2022 - 14th August 2022

St Andrews Model Railway Exhibition is a long established summer show in the town and is back this August at a new venue - the Students Union!

Find out about ST Andrews Model Railway Exhibition on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

Coming into View: Eric Watt’s Photographs Of Glasgow

Coming into View: Eric Watt’s Photographs Of Glasgow

4th March 2022 - 4th March 2023

The 'Coming into View' exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery celebrates the work of amateur photographer Eric Watt through the mid-late 20th Century.

Find out about Coming into View: Eric Watt’s Photographs Of Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Hope Floats - Skylark IX

Hope Floats - Skylark IX

7th May 2022 - 31st December 2022

Hope Floats is a travelling exhibition which reveals the twisting story of 'Dunkirk Little Ship' Skylark IX.

Find out about Hope Floats - Skylark IX on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust Open Sundays

Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust Open Sundays

Selected dates between 8th May 2022 - 4th September 2022

The Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust opens its Bridgeton Bus Garage to the public on selected Sundays throughout the year!

Find out about Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust Open Sundays on What's On Glasgow
Human Threads

Human Threads

11th May 2022 - 28th August 2022

Human Threads is a large scale, multi-sensory exhibition curated by the Edinburgh-based organisation Artlink and presented in partnership with Tramway!

Find out about Human Threads on What's On Glasgow
Demon Drink

Demon Drink

20th May 2022 - 18th September 2022

This fascinating new exhibition at The Hunterian explores the theme of alcohol in art and the contradiction of the positive and negative consequences of the 'demon drink'.

Find out about Demon Drink on What's On Glasgow
Fantasy to Fabrication: 19th Century Design Exhibition at Mount Stuart

Fantasy to Fabrication: 19th Century Design Exhibition at Mount Stuart

25th May 2022 - 30th October 2022

Journey from sketchbook to finished object in Mount Stuart's exhibition of Victorian decorative art, displayed alongside original design drawings from the Bute Collection.

John Patrick Byrne - A Big Adventure

John Patrick Byrne - A Big Adventure

27th May 2022 - 18th September 2022

A Big Adventure at Kelvingrove is the first retrospective of Scottish artist and writer John Byrne’s illustrious career for more than 20 years!

Find out about John Patrick Byrne - A Big Adventure on What's On Glasgow
Into the Maelstrom: The Scottish Kayak Expedition to  North West Norway 1980

Into the Maelstrom: The Scottish Kayak Expedition to North West Norway 1980

1st June 2022 - 14th August 2022

Into the Maelstrom: The Scottish Kayak Expedition to North West Norway 1980 celebrates the 40th anniversary of Scotland’s first major sea kayaking expedition.

Alasdair Gray’s ‘Lanark’: A World Made on Paper

Alasdair Gray’s ‘Lanark’: A World Made on Paper

14th June 2022 - 2nd October 2022

This new exhibition is dedicated to the work of renowned Scottish writer and artist Alasdair Gray and marks the 40th anniversary of the publication of his first novel, Lanark: A Life in Four Books.

Find out about Alasdair Gray’s ‘Lanark’: A World Made on Paper on What's On Glasgow
Charlie Hammond: Workaround

Charlie Hammond: Workaround

24th June 2022 - 16th October 2022

Workaround is a solo exhibition featuring new and existing work by Glasgow-based artist Charlie Hammond at the Hunterian!

Find out about Charlie Hammond: Workaround on What's On Glasgow
Clara Ursitti: Amik

Clara Ursitti: Amik

24th June 2022 - 29th January 2023

Glasgow-based artist Clara Ursitti presents 'Amik' an exhibition of new work following research residencies with communities in North Eastern Ontario, Canada.

Find out about Clara Ursitti: Amik on What's On Glasgow
Sea Monsters!

Sea Monsters!

2nd July 2022 - 18th October 2022

The Sea Monsters! exhibition at the Scottish Maritime Museum, Irvine is a fantastical and fun celebration of Scottish legends and maritime mythology showcasing artists from across Scotland and beyond!

Find out about Sea Monsters! on What's On Glasgow
Village Storytelling Festival: Mirror Mirror in My Hand

Village Storytelling Festival: Mirror Mirror in My Hand

4th July 2022 - 10th July 2022

Mirror Mirror is a visual exploration and reexamination of popular myth, story and fairytale culture, putting Girls and Women at the front and centre.

To Stand In The Full Sun

To Stand In The Full Sun

7th July 2022 - 24th July 2022

To Stand in the Full Sun at 16 Nicholson Street presents a vibrant and large-scale installation exploring collaboration and play through abstract colour and form.

Find out about To Stand In The Full Sun on What's On Glasgow
Art In The Park

Art In The Park

9th July 2022

Art In The Park on Saturday 9th July is an art exhibition and sale of original paintings, by Pamela Randal Fine Art!

Find out about Art In The Park on What's On Glasgow
Exhibition: Artist Studio

Exhibition: Artist Studio

9th July 2022 - 27th August 2022

On Saturday 9 July, Platform Associate Artist Alice Dansey-Wright opens a new solo exhibition at Platform - 'Artist Studio'.

Find out about Exhibition: Artist Studio on What's On Glasgow
Marianne Dissard: On a Good Day, You Can See France

Marianne Dissard: On a Good Day, You Can See France

29th July 2022 - 25th August 2022

The Glasgow Gallery of Photography is pleased to announce On a Good Day, You Can See France, the first solo exhibition in a UK public gallery of work by French American photographer Marianne Dissard.

Find out about Marianne Dissard: On a Good Day, You Can See France on What's On Glasgow
ACME Scotland Comic Con

ACME Scotland Comic Con

24th September 2022 - 25th September 2022

If you're a fan of movies, comics, video games, sci-fi, anime or cosplay you cannot miss the ACME Scotland Comic Con at the SEC Glasgow on the 24th & 25th September!

Find out about ACME Scotland Comic Con on What's On Glasgow
The Creative Craft Show / Crafts for Christmas

The Creative Craft Show / Crafts for Christmas

13th October 2022 - 16th October 2022

Two events for the price of one! The Creative Craft Show and Crafts for Christmas at the SEC Glasgow in October is the ultimate day out for hobbyists and crafters!

Find out about The Creative Craft Show / Crafts for Christmas on What's On Glasgow
Country Living Christmas Fair

Country Living Christmas Fair

17th November 2022 - 20th November 2022

Get in the festive spirit when the Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair returns to the SEC Glasgow between the 17th and 20th November!

Find out about Country Living Christmas Fair on What's On Glasgow
The Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show

The Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show

2nd February 2023 - 5th February 2023

The Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show returns to the Scottish Event Campus for 2023 between the 2nd and 5th of February!

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Allergy and Free From Show Scotland

Allergy and Free From Show Scotland

4th March 2023 - 5th March 2023

The Allergy & Free From Show Scotland at the Scottish Event Campus is Europe’s greatest ‘free from’ family day out!

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ScotHot

ScotHot

8th March 2023 - 9th March 2023

ScotHot, Scotland's premier showcase for food, drink, hospitality and tourism, is returning to the Scottish Event Campus on the 8th and 9th March 2023!

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The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show

The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show

20th May 2023 - 21st May 2023

A visit to The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show at the SEC Glasgow is a must if you're planning a home upgrade!

Find out about The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

Reimagining Hamilton Mausoleum

Reimagining Hamilton Mausoleum

1st December 2021 - 31st July 2022

Architects were invited to design their vision for Hamilton's most famous landmark, the Mausoleum, now you have the opportunity to view these entries at this special exhibition at Low Parks Museum!

Find out about Reimagining Hamilton Mausoleum on What's On Lanarkshire
Drawing On Green Spaces Exhibition

Drawing On Green Spaces Exhibition

19th April 2022 - 22nd July 2022

The Drawing On Green Spaces Exhibition at Low Parks Museum showcases an intriguing variety of beautiful art works inspired by the natural history of Neilsland and Earnock community woodlands!

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The Moon - Discover Our Nearest Neighbour

The Moon - Discover Our Nearest Neighbour

21st May 2022 - 17th August 2022

Humans have gazed up at the Moon for millennia - now you can come a little closer to our nearest neighbour with this stunning exhibition at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre!

Find out about The Moon - Discover Our Nearest Neighbour on What's On Lanarkshire
Roger McNulty: The Craig and Beyond

Roger McNulty: The Craig and Beyond

24th June 2022 - 8th August 2022

North Lanarkshire's Arts is delighted to host 'The Craig and Beyond' an exhibition by Roger McNulty at Bellshill Cultural Centre between the 24th June and 8th August.

Find out about Roger McNulty: The Craig and Beyond on What's On Lanarkshire
Glitz and Glamour The Golden Age of Cinema in Scotland

Glitz and Glamour The Golden Age of Cinema in Scotland

30th June 2022 - 23rd October 2022

This colourful exhibition at Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life showcases artefacts from Scotland's largest cinema collection!

Find out about Glitz and Glamour The Golden Age of Cinema in Scotland on What's On Lanarkshire
Symbiotic Modernism

Symbiotic Modernism

8th July 2022 - 19th August 2022

Visual artist Ally Wallace will exhibit a series of sculptures and photographs which reflect his interest in Modernist architecture, of which Motherwell Concert Hall is a fine example!

Find out about Symbiotic Modernism on What's On Lanarkshire
The Glasgow Boys in Biggar

The Glasgow Boys in Biggar

8th July 2022 - 25th September 2022

Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum are delighted to host an exhibition of paintings by The Glasgow Boys between the 8th July and 25th September!

Find out about The Glasgow Boys in Biggar on What's On Lanarkshire
Whoa… yeah, wait a minute Mr Postman

Whoa… yeah, wait a minute Mr Postman

3rd September 2022 - 29th October 2022

North Lanarkshire Arts is delighted to present an exhibition showcasing some of the fantastic work produced as part of the Postal Art Project.

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Winter Tales

Winter Tales

26th November 2022 - 28th January 2023

Winter Tales at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre is an enchanting winter exhibition for families and younger visitors!

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Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition

Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition

21st June 2022 - 14th August 2022

This unique exhibition invites you to step into the universe of the greatest masterpieces of Michelangelo, seen from a totally new perspective!

Find out about Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition on What's On Renfrewshire
Film & Comic Con Glasgow

Film & Comic Con Glasgow

20th August 2022 - 21st August 2022

The Film & Comic Con Glasgow returns to Braehead Arena on the weekend of the 20th & 21st of August!

Find out about Film & Comic Con Glasgow on What's On Renfrewshire
ACCORD Hospice Annual Art Exhibition

ACCORD Hospice Annual Art Exhibition

9th September 2022 - 17th September 2022

ACCORD Hospice's Annual Art Exhibition returns - bigger and better than ever before - with new additions for their 40th Anniversary!

Find out about ACCORD Hospice Annual Art Exhibition on What's On Renfrewshire
Model Bus Federation Scotland Model Bus Show & Display

Model Bus Federation Scotland Model Bus Show & Display

6th November 2022

The Model Bus Federation bring their annual show and display to Bishopton Community Centre on Sunday 6th November!

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Events in Stirling and Falkirk

The Glory of the Ride: Posters in the Golden Age of the Rave

The Glory of the Ride: Posters in the Golden Age of the Rave

16th June 2022 - 24th July 2022

The Stirling Smith is pleased to host an exhibition celebrating the dance music scene in the 1980s and 1990s through DJ Scooby’s gig posters.

GOSSIP 5 Year Celebration Exhibition

GOSSIP 5 Year Celebration Exhibition

2nd July 2022 - 30th July 2022

Gossip turn 5 this year, and to celebrate are holding an exhibition this July at Tolbooth Gallery.

Find out about GOSSIP 5 Year Celebration Exhibition on What's On Stirling
Callander Toy Fair

Callander Toy Fair

7th August 2022

Callander Toy Fair returns on Sunday 7th August to McLaren High School. It's a must visit event for any collector of toys and models.

Find out about Callander Toy Fair on What's On Stirling
Fragments of Home - solo show by Erraid Gaskell

Fragments of Home - solo show by Erraid Gaskell

27th March 2023 - 17th April 2023

Greengallery is delighted to bring a collection of 21 new paintings together for Erraid Gaskell's first solo show, "Fragments of Home".

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