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Talbot Rice Gallery

Old College | South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, Scotland
+44 131 650 2211
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Thought provoking and beautifully constructed film

I took my 11yr old granddaughter to see what we thought was going to be a film about nature (shots... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
St Fillans, United Kingdom
Unusual AV art in a great exhibition space

This is an art gallery in a corner of the beautiful Old College building. The space is great for... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Sheffield, UK
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8 Aug 2017
“Unusual AV art in a great exhibition space”
27 Oct 2017
“Thought provoking and beautifully constructed film”
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Old College | South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, Scotland
Southside & Holyrood
+44 131 650 2211
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

I took my 11yr old granddaughter to see what we thought was going to be a film about nature (shots from Blue Planet are in it). We arrived right at the beginning of the film and were rather hurried in so I didn't get the...More

Thank 964berenicem
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is an art gallery in a corner of the beautiful Old College building. The space is great for small exhibitions. Just now it is holding a Stephen Sutcliffe audiovisual exhibition as part of the Edinburgh Festival activities. It will not be to everybody's taste...More

Thank md1mm
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Loved this gallery! Visited for the exhibition a friend had posted about. Fresh and edgy in the art scene. I especially enjoyed the video art "The Common Sense"

Thank Lilmissfusspot
Reviewed 2 October 2014

A lovely canvas for any exhibition. I went to Counterplace which was interesting and varied. Not a massive set of spaces so even if you're not a major art fan - this can be a nice quick visit.

Thank CyuutBen
Reviewed 22 April 2013

a delightful gallery with contrasts. The Georgian Gallery with its Dutch Collection above and contemporary hang on the ground floor is beautiful; the other galleries offer a bright well illuminated backdrop for modern art. To be recommended is the guided tour - check when it...More

Thank D C
Reviewed 22 October 2012 via mobile

We stumbled on the Talbot Rice by accident and had never heard of it. We went in half expecting a museum about the cereal (rice), but what we found was a bright, light, modern art gallery with an exhibition of drawings by a sculptor and...More

1  Thank Carol R
Reviewed 23 September 2012

Went to the Gallery to visit the Tim Rollins & K.O.S. exhibition - made for a fascinating discussion about the art on display - loved the Animal Farm work! There are two parts to the gallery - the White Gallery which is a bright well...More

2  Thank ScotchMissed
Reviewed 30 May 2009

The Talbot Rice gallery is the University of Edinburgh's very own art venue, tucked in a corner of the grand Old College, built in the second half of the 18th century, and worth a visit for itself. The gallery is on the last floor and...More

4  Thank artvisits
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
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