Situated within the garden are several pieces of sculpture, many linked to the gallery at Inverleith House and its past use as the Scottish Gallery of Modern Art.

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Harry’s Gates

Every day, hundreds of visitors pour into the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, many of them through our East Gate. To do this, one must pass through two sets...
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International Day of Forests 2021 – Resilience Bench

On this year’s International Day of Forests, we are taking a look at our newest permanent work by Angus Ross, Resilience Bench, which took up residence in Inverleith House when we reopened between national lockdowns in October 2020.
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Early Warning Signs

In a time of such unpredictable global conditions, we can’t pull ourselves away from thinking about the timely delivery of RBGE’s newly adopted artwork Early Warning Signs. Taking up a prominent position at the entrance to Inverleith House at the beginning of this year, it seems only too fitting that the spinning ‘climate/change’ (‘change/climate’) sign arrived during a particularly stormy January.
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Mystery stone

Have you ever wondered what the stone situated to the west of the beech hedge at RBGE is?  Have you even noticed it’s there? The lump of red...
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Haus Wittgenstein/Inverleith House

Haus Wittgenstein/Inverleith House Artist: Alan Johnston Date: 1995 Materials: Beeswax, charcoal and varnish on stone Ownership: On permanent loan from the artist Made to accompany the award-winning exhibition...
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Bute Memorial Bench

Commissioned by Lady Bute as a memorial to her husband John, Sixth Marquess of Bute.
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Rock Form (Porthcurno)

Rock Form (Porthcurno) reflects Hepworth's on-going interest in the relationship between landscape and human interest.
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Ascending Form (Gloria)

This is one of Hepworth's earliest large-scale bronzes, featuring two diamond shapes, the larger sitting on top of the smaller, suggesting growth and upward movement.
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Linnaeus Monument

The Linnaeus Monument was erected by John Hope a year after Linneaus' death. The monument, built at Hope's own expense, is a lasting testament to his regard for Linnaeus.
  • Florilegium: A gathering of flowers
  • Closing the Loop
  • Mysteries inside the RBGE Illustrations Collection
  • Early Warning Signs
  • Part 2/2: 'Sensing and Presencing the Imperceptible', Siân Bowen's Micro-conference
  • Part 1/2: 'Sensing and Presencing the Imperceptible', Siân Bowen's Micro-conference
  • Siân Bowen's Leverhulme Research Fellowship Exhibition: After Hortus Malabaricus: Sensing and Presencing Rare Plants
  • Microsculpture at Inverleith House
  • Spinning a Yarn
  • A sculptural take on our Herbarium collection
  • Plant Scenery of the World
  • Curious objects - contemporary art and palms
  • Haus Wittgenstein/Inverleith House
  • Sculptures in Inverleith Garden
  • Bute Memorial Bench
  • Rock Form (Porthcurno)
  • Ascending Form (Gloria)
  • Linnaeus Monument