Exhibitions

Our varied exhibitions programme lures visitors to a converted warehouse, Old Town closes, imposing monuments and a perfectly preserved Edwardian mansion.

The City Art Centre hosts some of the best international touring exhibitions available, covering fine art, photography, design and more. Our museums display both in-house and touring exhibitions, highlighting different aspects of Edinburgh’s history and culture.

What's On Guide

Our latest What's On guide lists details of all our exhibitions and events across Museums & Galleries Edinburgh venues between September and December 2017. 

Detail from The Preaching of St Columba by William McTaggart, c.1898 The Artist and The Sea - autumn 2015 - spring 2016 

Detail from The Preaching of St Columba by William McTaggart, c.1898 The Artist and The Sea - autumn 2015 - spring 2016

Current Exhibitions


See which exhibitions are on right now across our venues.

Detail from William Gillies, Highland landscape, 1930s. William Gillies and John Maxwell, summer 2016 Detail from William Gillies, Highland landscape, 1930s. William Gillies and John Maxwell, summer 2016

Exhibitions Coming Soon


Please check here for regular updates on our future exhibitions.

Exhibit from Human Race exhibition Exhibit from Human Race exhibition

Past Exhibitions