Exhibitions site now live! Development on our collections continues apace! Following on from the successful launch of collections.ed.ac.uk, we’re delighted to announce https://exhibitions.ed.ac.uk, which showcases displayed items from our current, and past, exhibitions. Building …Continue reading →

There’s no business like show business TAGS: | | | Tiina Lilja recently graduated in Drawing and Painting at Edinburgh College of Art. Earlier this year, we acquired two of Tiina’s paintings for the University Art Collection as she was an artist we had been …Continue reading →

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RASHID AL-DIN 1314 Library Exhibition Time Lapse Film For the past month or so the DIU have been capturing our first ever time lapse footage of the installation of the current library festival exhibition RASHID AL-DIN 1314. We …Continue reading →

The World History of Rashid al-Din, 1314. A Masterpiece of Islamic Painting     Iconic Persian Manuscript in New Exhibition at Main Library:  ‘The World History of Rashid al-Din, 1314. A Masterpiece of Islamic Painting’   The Centre for Research Collections and …Continue reading →

Casting in Retrograde TAGS: | | | | Deborah Marshall is a final year Sculpture student at Edinburgh College of Art. Deborah discusses her work for the ECA Degree Show 2014, which investigates the Cast Collection.  Casting in Retrograde – a diptych, …Continue reading →

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Outdoor Exhibition Bristo Square Images created by the Digital Imaging Unit feature in a new exhibit outside the Dugald Stewart Building in Bristo square. It is fantastic to see how well our images respond …Continue reading →

Blood, Sweat and Photoshop – Preparations for the Degree Show TAGS: | | Tiina Lilja is a final year Painting student at Edinburgh College of Art. Earlier this year, we acquired two of Tiina’s paintings for the University Art Collection as she was …Continue reading →

Waverley 200 Waverley 200: An Exhibition Marking the Bicentenary of Sir Walter Scott’s Seminal Novel CRC Display Wall, 6th Floor, Main Library, George Square, 2 April-4 July Tis 200 years since … …Continue reading →

50 Years, 50 Books Exhibition- powered by Google Open Gallery

New Exhibitions Site! To coincide with the 50 Years 50 Books Exhibition, which opened on Thursday 27th March, we have put together a sister website, which features digitised representations of some of the …Continue reading →

Writing the North: manuscripts travel to Shetland Special Collections has loaned five manuscripts to Shetland Museum and Archives for their new exhibition, “Writing the North”, which celebrates the literature of Orkney and Shetland.  This exhibition is part …Continue reading →

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