Photography into Art

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.

Photography into Art

About Photography into Art

To complement our In Focus: Scottish Photography exhibition. Photography has influenced artists for decades. Erik Petrie is an artist who uses photography in every aspect of his paintings depicting the changing landscape and seasons.

Join Erik for a talk outlining his journey as an artist and how photography influences him. Free event, but booking essential. To book, please contact the City Art Centre reception on 0131 529 3993.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Photography into Art are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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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.
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.
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.
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Behind ‘Spectacular Scotland’

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A Car for Women and Other Stories: Opening

A Car for Women and Other Stories: Opening

22nd February 2019
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Write to Remember

23rd February 2019
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Audacious Women Festival: Three women share very different experiences of journeying to new places, and what this means in their lives.
Drawing Real Women

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The ability to tell a good tale can be the key to success in many situations. Margaret Bennett will help you bring your stories to life in this workshop as part of the Audacious Women Festival.
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This creative writing workshop will build confidence, explore resistance & empowerment, and celebrate connections within the group. Part of the Audacious Women Festival.
Scared To Sing?

Scared To Sing?

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Are you one of the many women who have always believed you can't sing, but wish you could? Explore your voice in a friendly, safe place!
A Car for Women and Other Stories: Exhibition

A Car for Women and Other Stories: Exhibition

25th February 2019
The exhibition tells the story of Dorothée Pullinger and the other "girl engineers" who sought professional engineering training in Galloway during WW1.
Storytelling and Survival: Book Launch with Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre

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25th February 2019
We invite you to join us for the launch of an anthology of creative writing, art work and storytelling from Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre’s Storytelling and Survival Group.

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