Exhibitions

Botanical Treasures Exhibition

Botanical Treasures Exhibition

This exhibition will highlight some of the exquisite objects from our collections, including rare books, herbarium specimens, maps and teaching diagrams.

Isa Genzken: Botanical Garden

Isa Genzken: Botanical Garden

Inverleith House is delighted to present the first UK exhibition outside London by one of the most radically inventive and influential artists our time. Part of the 2014 Edinburgh Art Festival.

The Garden at War (1914 - 1918)

The Garden at War (1914 - 1918)

THIS EXHIBITION WILL ONLY RUN MONDAY - FRIDAY AND NOT AT WEEKENDS.

A display of photographs, letters and other documents relating to the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh at the time of the First World War.

'Blueprint' an exhibition by Anne Rae

'Blueprint' an exhibition by Anne Rae

Anne Rae has a background in photography, design & fine art. Using different photographic techniques & other media Anne explores a visual rhetoric to comment on & describe her perceived interconnection of all things - in essence, a blueprint.

Makers by Commission

Makers by Commission

An exhibition by the Scottish Furniture Makers’ Association (SFMA) focusing on the processes of designing and commissioning bespoke furniture.

A History of Native Timber in Scottish Furniture Making

Stephen Jackson, Senior Curator of Furniture and Woodwork at National Museums Scotland, will discuss the use of native timber in Scottish furniture making from the 16th century to the present day.

An essential resource; the many uses of Scottish woods throughout history

Christopher Smout, academic, historian, author and Historiographer Royal in Scotland will discuss the history of Scottish woodlands, forest management and timber.

Nature’s Beloved Son: Rediscovering John Muir's Botanical Legacy

This exhibition celebrates John Muir, the Scottish-American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness. Stunning photographs depict the plants that Muir collected during his travels through North America.

Rags to Rugs

A beginners hands-on course concentrating on basic tapestry weaving skills incorporating rags as weft.

Painting Rhododendrons at Benmore

The magnificent mountainside setting of Benmore in Argyll offers an ideal opportunity to spend a weekend learning to study, paint and draw rhododendrons, using plants from the Garden’s magnificent collection, in the prime of their flowering season.

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