City Art Centre Exterior

City Art Centre Edinburgh

City Art Centre welcomes all with free admission on a daily basis. You can find this trendy art gallery on Market Street in Old Town’s Centre.

This attraction should be at the top of any art lover’s Edinburgh itinerary. City Art Centre not only enjoys a central location but is near public transport links, including Waverley Station.

This is an accessible place to visit, providing lift and elevator access throughout. Additionally, the front desk offers a hearing loop for anyone who needs one.

The art museum is known for championing local artwork through permanent and temporary exhibits. You can enjoy viewing artwork ranging from the 17th century to the present day during a tour of the space.

The gallery sprawls across six floors, housing over 4,500 pieces of art. Many masterpieces await, such as Henry George’s ‘Poppies’ and Francis Campbell Boileau’s ‘The Black Hat’.

On a tour, you’ll also find contemporary masterpieces by Scottish artists. Highlights of these include those by Moyna Flannigan and Peter Howson.

One of the best parts of City Art Centre Edinburgh is that it is rotational. Whenever you visit, there’ll be new exhibits to admire, from photography to crafts!

Conclude your tour with a visit to the on-site shop and and café. The café is in fact a Mimi’s Bakehouse, where you can tuck into an array of brunch dishes and cakes.

Be dazzled by this art gallery’s Scottish art collections…

Image Credits: N ChadwickCC BY-SA 2.0

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