Housed on the site of a former fruit and vegetable market, the Fruitmarket Gallery programmes exhibitions showcasing Scottish and international contemporary artists.

The Fruitmarket Gallery is currenly closed for refurbishment and will reopen later in 2020. During this time the Fruitmarket will be working with artists out in the community and offsite.

The Fruitmarket's programme, publications and events all aim to ‘show thinking happening’ and ‘to demonstrate that art is a creative, active and generous cultural force’.

Originally opened in 1974, under the direction of Fiona Bradley since 2003 the gallery has presented solo exhibitions by artists including Louise Bourgeois, Martin Creed, Gabriel Orozco and Dieter Roth, and created opportunities for artists including Callum Innes and Lucy Skaer to develop their practice in Scotland. The Fruitmarket also curated the Scottish pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2011, presenting work by Karla Black.

As well as gallery spaces, the Fruitmarket offers a carefully curated shop including books, artist editions and gifts, and a cafe.


Fruitmarket

Free to all

45 Market Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 1DF

0131 2252383

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Opening times

Open seven days, all year round

Gallery spaces

Open Daily 11am–6pm

Café and Bookshop

Open Daily 10am–6pm

No booking required, all exhibtions are free.

Social distancing is required throughout the Fruitmarket so please keep a 1 metre distance from others and wear a face covering, unless exempt. This is for everyone’s safety and the Fruitmarket is happy to provide face coverings to you when you arrive.

When you arrive you will need to submit your details to Check in Scotland or provide details in person.

Please follow the latest Scottish Government rules on meeting others and travel. Please stay at home if you feel unwell.

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