The Fruitmarket Gallery is a publicly-funded contemporary art gallery of national and international significance, and is Scotland’s leading contemporary art space. It has an internationally-recognised creative programme and a loyal and ever-increasing audience.

The Gallery’s principal aim is to make contemporary art accessible without compromising art or underestimating audiences, and it presents world-class, thought-provoking and challenging exhibitions of contemporary art made by both Scottish and international artists. The 2012 Festival exhibition concentrates on the theme of the diary in the work of Dieter Roth. Roth was one of late twentieth century art’s major figures, and although he died in 1998, his work remains of interest to artists and audiences alike. He has a particular connection to Edinburgh, having been part of Richard Demarco’s exhibition Strategy Get Arts at the 1970 International Festival. This will be the first time his work has been seen in Scotland since.

The Gallery is also home to Scotland’s leading contemporary culture bookshop and a busy café making fresh, tasty lunches and delicious cakes. The Gallery sits neatly behind Edinburgh’s Waverley Station and is close to many bus routes and the Royal Mile, North Bridge, Waverley Bridge and Princes Street.

Visit the Fruitmarket Gallery’s website here and follow them on Twitter and Facebook. Also check out their Youtube Channel which has some great archive films of Artists’ and Curators’ talks.

The Fruitmarket Gallery is located at 45 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DF

Gallery Opening Hours Mon – Sat 11am–6pm Sun 12–5pm


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