Edinburgh Art Festival


The Edinburgh Art Festival is Scotland’s largest visual arts festival, an unmissable programme of exhibitions and events throughout the city.

Edinburgh’s galleries and art spaces come alive during this festival and display some of the most intriguing modern and contemporary art in the world.

The Edinburgh Art Festival combines new commissions, major solo exhibitions by the world’s leading contemporary artists alongside local and international artistic talent.

2011 saw the unveiling of The Scotsman Steps, a major new piece of public artwork by Turner Prize winner Martin Creed.

Best of all - it’s free. The 2013 Edinburgh Art Festival, part of the wider Edinburgh Festivals programme is set to run from 1 August to 1 September. 

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