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Events Programme

Inverleith House presents a broad range of events and activities throughout the year to accompany it's exhibitions programme.

We can provide informal curator's tours for visiting groups including schools, students and adult learners.

Please contact ihouse@rbge.ac.uk for further information and booking enquiries.

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Image: John Chamberlain, Stuffed Dog 6, 1970. © John Chamberlain/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: David Heald. Courtesy Dia Art Foundation, New York.

The Small-Scale Sculpture of John Chamberlain

Saturday 5th September, 2pm £3 / £2                               

Jon Wood, Research Curator at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds discusses the work and legacy of John Chamberlain in relation to the exhibition at Inverleith House.

Please book tickets here.

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Children making small scale tinfoil and foam sculptures inspired by the work of John Chamberlain. Photo: Roween Suess Image: Children making small scale tinfoil and foam sculptures inspired by the work of John Chamberlain. Photo: Roween Suess

Foam Foil and Form Workshops

Sunday 16 & Saturday 29 August; Saturday 5 & Sunday 20th September, 2-4pm. Free

Explore the materials and techniques used by the artist in these drop-in Art workshops inspired by the sculptures of John Chamberlain. Experiment with colour and form by making miniature foam sculptures, sculpt with foil or create through collage, then take your art work home afterwards.

Suitable for ages 4+, Please note children must be accompanied by an adult

Locations:

Sunday 16 August - Real Life Science Studio, The John Hope Gateway

Saturday 29 August - Real Life Science Studio, The John Hope Gateway

Saturday 5 September - Meeting Room, Upstairs, The John Hope Gateway

Sunday 20 September - Inverleith House, Lower Ground Floor

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Goldsworthy detail Image: Slate Cone Detail by Goldsworthy. Photo: Roween Suess

Garden Sculpture Tours

Sundays 9th & 23rd August; 6th, 20th September, 2pm . Free

Join Alexander 'Twig' Champion for a meditative tour around the Garden’s outdoor sculptures including the works of John Chamberlain

The tour explores both John Chamberlain’s outdoor works installed as part of the summer exhibition in Inverleith House and the garden’s collection of outdoor sculptures, including major works by Ian Hamilton Finlay, Andy Goldsworthy, Barbara Hepworth and Alan Johnston.

Meet at Inverleith House reception, free all welcome. 

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