February: 5 To See

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Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography

City Art Centre, Market Street

These playful and peculiar photographs capture the streets of Edinburgh in the 1690s through the eyes of Robert Blomfield, then a student at the university.


Until 17th March, Free


Pissoirée – OTP x Fruit x Muse

Dundas Street Gallery

A mixed media group show featuring artists from ECA. The preview on 1st February will include free alcohol and DJ sets, as well as artwork and clothing for sale throughout the exhibition.

1st – 3rd February, Free



Whitespace Gallery, East Crosscauseway


An exhibition featuring work by ECA’s fourth year Photography students, with artworks for sale. The works will also be exhibited at the Fruitmarket on 9th-10th February.


1st-7th February, Free




The Writers’ Museum, Royal Mile


A series of glass bell jars act as windows into other worlds, as each holds a delicate and intricate paper sculpture inspired by Scottish literature. These works were created by secondary school art students across Edinburgh, as part of the Year of Young People celebrations.


Until 9th May, Free


Orla Kiely: A Life in Pattern

Dovecot Studios, Infirmary Street

Spanning 20 years of the designer’s career, this exhibition features sketches, mood boards, outfits and a whole wall of handbags, as well as exploring Kiely’s influences from her childhood in Ireland.


From 7th February, £9 / £4.50 with National Art Pass