This exhibition explores historic and contemporary Scottish artworks, all acquired for the City Art Centre's fine art collection within the last 10 years.

The City Art Centre’s collection of fine art is recognised as one of national significance. Containing over 5,000 individual artworks, it traces the history of the visual arts in Scotland from the 17th century to the present day. The collection continues to grow every year through purchases, donations and bequests, with acquisitions that fill historical gaps and introduce contemporary talents.

The exhibition features a selection of paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and sculpture acquired within the last 10 years. Featured artists include Kate Downie, Rachel Maclean, Alison Watt, David Eustace, Peter Howson, Anthony Hatwell and Ian Hamilton Finlay.

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City Art Centre

2 Market Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 1DE

01315 293993


Opening times

Mon - Sun 10am - 5pm
Closed 25 & 26 Dec, 1 & 2 Jan

Admission free, but timeslots must be booked in advance on the City Art Centre website.

Visitors are asked to wear face coverings and adhere to one-way routes around the gallery.

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