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International Women’s Day 2017: Hayley Reid

Hayley is 20 years old and has Asperger syndrome. She volunteers in the Glasshouse at RBGE with the group Supporting Positive Paths. It has made a huge difference to Hayley and her…

Flavia Pezzini

International Women’s Day 2017: Flavia Pezzini

Flávia is studying the relationship between species of the genus Ceiba in the Neotropics. Ceiba is one of the most conspicuous elements of the highly threatened Seasonally Dry…

Elspeth Mackintosh

International Women’s Day 2017: Elspeth Mackintosh

Elspeth Mackintosh is Senior Horticulturist in the Alpine Department. She is responsible for the running of the area which includes the public display area, an extensive back-up collection…

International Women’s Day 2017: Dr Catherine Kidner

Catherine is a geneticist studying tropical diversity. She uses next generation sequencing to discover the differences between species and the drivers of evolution in trees and herbs. She is…

International Women’s Day 2017: Introduction

To recognise and celebrate International Women’s Day 2017, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is showcasing the work of a small selection of our female colleagues and volunteers –…

A collaboration between RBGE and Edinburgh College of Art

On 1st February 2017 an exhibition opens in the Library Foyer at RBGE displaying work which was produced through association between RBGE and Edinburgh College of Art and…

Artists in Nepal: a Modern Thangka

The idea of making a contemporary version of a Thangka painting came when we were visiting Swayambhunath, the Monkey Temple, in Kathmandu. We came across a beautiful old…

Final Weeks of I still believe in miracles.

“Imagine the Venice Biennale co-curated by Henri Matisse and Robert Rauschenberg in a neo-Palladian villa and you have an idea of the improbable loveliness of I Still Believe…

Autumn Screening: Corin Sworn & Tony Romano, The Coat

Join us for a screening of Corin Sworn and Tony Romano’s new film, ‘The Coat’ (2016, HD video, 58 mins), as part of Inverleith House’s 30th anniversary celebrations….

Elements of Botany at Inverleith House

Celebrating the first exhibition in the programme and Inverleith House’s commitment to the presentation of contemporary and botanical art, two rooms within I still believe in miracles are…

Birthday Celebrations at Inverleith House

Open for over a month already, I still believe in miracles celebrates the originality and significance of Inverleith House’s programme over the past 30 years, featuring works by…

Flora of Nepal: a 200-year connection

A celebratory exhibition of contemporary and historic plant portraits As Britain and Nepal mark 200 years of diplomatic relations, RBGE is celebrating its own unique relationship with Nepal….

Cleghorn drawings to feature in a forthcoming exhibition

On 23 July a show entitled ‘I still believe in miracles’ will open in Inverleith House. It is a retrospective of the exhibitions of contemporary art, and of…

Inverleith House poster exhibition begins 30th anniversary celebrations

Inverleith House is celebrating three decades of contemporary art and botanical exhibitions at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh with a presentation of rarely seen posters and invitation cards…

30 Years of Inverleith House: Contemporary Art and the Gardens

Inverleith House As Inverleith House celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, we have been looking back into our own exhibitions archive and beyond when the house was the…

British Art Show 8: Bedwyr Williams

British Art Show 8 has now been open for a whole month at Inverleith House, along with our partner venues Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh and the…

British Art Show 8: Pablo Bronstein

Here at Inverleith House we are very much enjoying Pablo Bronstein’s botanically-inspired artwork, The Birth of the Skyscraper from Botanical Architecture, 2015 (detail), and Early Industrial Landscape, 2016…

British Art Show 8: Jesse Wine in the Victorian Palm House

Our current exhibition, British Art Show 8, is well underway here at Inverleith House, as well as at partner venues, Talbot Rice, University of Edinburgh, and Scottish National…

Curious objects – contemporary art and palms

An exhibition currently at Bargain Spot in Edinburgh Objects from the Temperate Palm House shows a stunning range of work by eleven contemporary artists, displayed on or incorporating…

Tracing the source of the Tjipetir mystery

Sometime ago while researching stories for the spring exhibition at the Gardens, Nature Mother of Invention, I came across the Tjipetir Mystery Facebook page. I was particularly interested…