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

Art of Glass

Art of Glass

6th April 2018 - 2nd September 2018
An exhibition exploring the work of leading glass artists in Britain today comes to the National Museum of Scotland from 6th April. Read more
Canaletto and the Art of Venice

Canaletto and the Art of Venice

11th May 2018 - 21st October 2018
The exhibition presents a spectacular selection of eighteenth-century Venetian art, bringing the irresistible allure of the most beautiful city in the world to The Queen's Gallery. Read more
Fringe Schools Poster Competition Exhibition

Fringe Schools Poster Competition Exhibition

22nd May 2018 - 24th August 2018
The winning entries to the 2018 Fringe Schools Poster Competition will be on display at Dynamic Earth from 22nd May until 24th August. Read more
Growing Up With Books

Growing Up With Books

1st June 2018 - 9th December 2018
Explore the world of children’s books in this exhibition on now at the Museum of Childhood. Read more
Their Work Is Not Forgotten

Their Work Is Not Forgotten

8th June 2018 - 14th October 2018
Explore the past and present of political activism in Edinburgh in this new exhibition celebrating the centenary of women’s suffrage. Read more
‘Moon Shadows’ by Laura Gill Artwork

‘Moon Shadows’ by Laura Gill Artwork

16th June 2018 - 25th August 2018
Artist Laura Gill's latest exhibition ‘Moon Shadows’ continues her study of the timeless quality of movement of the human figure. Read more
Rip It Up: The Story of Scottish Pop

Rip It Up: The Story of Scottish Pop

22nd June 2018 - 25th November 2018
Discover the story of Scottish pop music at the National Museum of Scotland as they take you on a musical journey from the 1950s to the present day. Read more
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. Read more
Puzzle in the Gardens

Puzzle in the Gardens

15th July 2018 - 15th September 2018
Cryptically painted puzzle pieces are set in the trees for viewers to discover in this art installation by Anne Gilchrist. Read more
Edinburgh Character Project

Edinburgh Character Project

1st August 2018 - 31st August 2018
Edinburgh West
This August, Edinburgh’s West End will launch a major new month-long photography exhibition, the West End Character Project, showcasing the people and places that shape it. Read more
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. Read more
Wildlife Art by Michael Warren

Wildlife Art by Michael Warren

4th August 2018 - 29th August 2018
Come along to an exhibition of watercolours by Michael Warren, focusing on birds in their natural habitat, on now at the Scottish Ornithologists' Club, Waterston House, Aberlady. Read more
Venice Abstracted

Venice Abstracted

15th August 2018 - 22nd August 2018
Edinburgh East
Need a break from the Festival crowds? Then come alone to this photographic exhibition featuring work by Fi Phillips in Dr Neil's garden overlooking Duddingston Loch! Read more
From Shanghai with Love: Fashion Show/Exhibition

From Shanghai with Love: Fashion Show/Exhibition

24th August 2018 - 25th August 2018
The Donghua Edinburgh Centre for Creative Industries is set to return the Edinburgh Fringe this year with their fashion show 'From Shanghai with Love'. Read more
Identity - A Collaborative Art Exhibition

Identity - A Collaborative Art Exhibition

25th August 2018 - 2nd September 2018
This exhibition is the result of a summer residency where artists from different backgrounds have worked together exploring the various shapes of “identity” Read more
Scottish Kennel Club Dog Show

Scottish Kennel Club Dog Show

25th August 2018
Explore the world of dogs at the Scottish Kennel Club Dog Show and find out more about man’s best friend. Read more
Scottish Kennel Club Dog Show

Scottish Kennel Club Dog Show

26th August 2018
Explore the world of dogs at the Scottish Kennel Club Dog Show and find out more about man’s best friend. Read more
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. Read more
Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

1st September 2018
Come along to Scotland's premier event for Antiques and Collectables at the Royal Highland Centre. Read more
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. Read more
The Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition

The Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition

1st September 2018 - 2nd September 2018
Looking for some inspiration to make the ‘Big Day’ that bit more special? If so, come along to Edinburgh’s Largest Wedding Exhibition at Murrayfield Stadium on 1st & 2nd September. Read more
Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

2nd September 2018
Come along to Scotland's premier event for Antiques and Collectables at the Royal Highland Centre. Read more
CollectiveF8 - Debut Photography Exhibition

CollectiveF8 - Debut Photography Exhibition

18th September 2018 - 21st September 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
CollectiveF8 is very excited to announce our debut photography exhibition is taking place in September and showcasing a broad range of work by 3rd year BA(Hons) Photography Students. Read more
Sea Creatures: Life Beneath The Ocean

Sea Creatures: Life Beneath The Ocean

21st September 2018 - 18th October 2018
An immersive and interactive new exhibition allowing visitors to explore the secrets of life beneath the ocean’s waves is coming to the Royal Highland Centre! Read more
Doors Open Days Edinburgh

Doors Open Days Edinburgh

29th September 2018 - 30th September 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Scotland's annual Doors Open Days festival gives you free access to lots of fascinating buildings across Edinburgh! This year's event will be held on September 29th & 30th! Read more
Big Big Gin Festival

Big Big Gin Festival

12th October 2018 - 13th October 2018
The Big Big Gin Festival is launching this October at Edinburgh Corn Exchange with over 100 different gins to choose from. Let your experience be-gin! Read more
Edinburgh and East of Scotland Cat Club

Edinburgh and East of Scotland Cat Club

13th October 2018
Stockbridge and Canonmills
Edinburgh & East of Scotland Cat Club are holding their 61st Annual All Breed Championship Show on 13th October at the Academy Sports Centre! Read more
The Art Friends of St Columba’s Hospice Annual Exhibition

The Art Friends of St Columba’s Hospice Annual Exhibition

19th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
The Art Friends of St Columba’s Hospice 32nd Annual Art Exhibition will be taking place from 19th-21st October at The Edinburgh Academy. Read more
Homebuilding & Renovating Show

Homebuilding & Renovating Show

20th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
Are you transforming your own house? Then visit the Homebuilding & Renovating Show at the Royal Highland Centre this October. Read more
The Scottish Listed Property Show

The Scottish Listed Property Show

27th October 2018
If you are maintaining, altering or renovating your listed home – or even looking to buy one – The Scottish Listed Property Show on 27th October is not to be missed! Read more
Edinburgh Wedding Fair and Fashion Show

Edinburgh Wedding Fair and Fashion Show

3rd November 2018 - 4th November 2018
The Edinburgh Wedding Fair and Fashion Show returns to the Corn Exchange on the 3rd & 4th November. Read more
Comic Con Scotland

Comic Con Scotland

10th November 2018 - 11th November 2018
Monopoly Events brings Comic Con Scotland to the EICC on 10th and 11th November with headline guests including David Hasselhoff. Read more
Foodies Festival Christmas

Foodies Festival Christmas

23rd November 2018 - 25th November 2018
Foodies Festival Christmas, Edinburgh’s favourite food festival, kicks off the festive season at the EICC on 23, 24 & 25 November. Read more
Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

24th November 2018
Come along to Scotland's premier event for Antiques and Collectables at the Royal Highland Centre. Read more
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. Read more
Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

25th November 2018
Come along to Scotland's premier event for Antiques and Collectables at the Royal Highland Centre. Read more
Edinbrick 2019 - a LEGO Model Show

Edinbrick 2019 - a LEGO Model Show

18th May 2019
at the Potterrow Dome on 18th May. Read more

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