Past Exhibitions

All exhibitions below are no longer showing at the Drill Hall and are listed from most recent to least.

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The Way We Live Exhibition

Tuesday 16th - Friday 19th April 2024

Photography exhibition by students from Edinburgh Napier University ‘The Way We Live’ is a photography exhibition that explores the different …

Homestead Exhibition

Saturday 10th February to Saturday 30th March 2024

Homestead is an exhibition of new work by Out of the Blueprint artist-in-residence and illustrator Lauren Cory, exploring themes of …

Spring Pop Up Sale

Monday 11th - Saturday 16th March 2024

Following the success of the A Closer Look exhibition in September, the Spring Pop Up Sale is an exciting sale …

SNOROW Exhibition

Wednesday 20th - Saturday 23rd March 2024

Exciting new solo exhibition by Edinburgh College of Art student Julien Dupuis SNOROW is a word specific to Quebec popular …

Bloke in a Dress Exhibition

Friday 29th September - Saturday 18th November 2023

‘Bloke in a Dress’ is an exhibition featuring work by Out of the Blueprint’s most recent artist-in-residence, Levi J Richards.  …

Inside Outsider Art Exhibition

Thursday 12th - Thursday 19th October 2023

Inside Outsider Art Exhibition in Association with in2gr8mentalhealth CIC Group exhibition of artworks created by mental health professionals who also …

Create to Escape Exhibition

Tuesday 5th - Friday 8th September 2023

Spartans Alternative School and ArtSquat present Create to Escape by ‘The Art Offenders’ This collection of collaborative work by young …

Over Blown Exhibition

Tuesday 1st - Saturday 12th August 2023

The Out Bound collective present their third successive summer exhibition ‘Over Blown’ here at the Drill Hall this August. Over …

Leith Folk & Lore

Friday 31st March - Friday 26th May 2023

Based on a set of local folktales from the area, Leith Folk & Lore is a celebration and showcase of …

Outside + In Exhibition

Monday 15th - Saturday 20th May 2023

An exciting free exhibition showcasing artwork and creations by Drill Hall Artists and Makers. From paintings and illustrations to jewellery, …

Beneath The Surface

Monday 27th - Friday 31st March 2023 (Update: Now closing on 30th March at 5pm)

A varied collection of works by seven third year student photographers from Edinburgh Napier University. Each artist’s work delves beneath …

Art Write Us

Tuesday 14th March - Saturday 18th March 2023

Joint Creativity is an arts programme hosted by Versus Arthritis Young People and Families Service (YPFS) and funded by the …

Forest Bound

Tuesday 14th - Saturday 18th February 2023

Public Open Evening: Thursday 16th February 6-8.30pm, with refreshments ‘Forest Bound’ is a Community Group Exhibition of artwork and more, …

Exhibition: Joanna Blémont

Thursday 29th September - Saturday 29th October 2022

Out of the Blueprint’s latest artist in residence, Joanna Blémont presents a collection of new work.  Artist Joanna Blémont dreams …

Edinburgh Stories

Monday 14th November - Friday 18th November

Edinburgh Stories features artists Sally Richardson and Alan Armstrong, whose paintings and mixed media work interpret the stories which make …

Tales of Alba

Saturday 10th December 2022

Edinburgh University Illustration students present an exhibition of artworks exploring folklore and mythology.  Organised by the Tales of Alba Collective. …

Eye to Eye

Tuesday 13th - Friday 23rd September at 3pm, Launch: 16th Sep, 7pm

An exciting group exhibition showcasing the work of Abbeymount Studios’ talented resident artists, featuring painting, print, illustration, fashion, textiles, sculpture.  …

Edge Conditions

Monday 26th - Friday 30th September 2022

Edge Conditions offers a summary of the work carried out by students of the Master of Architecture at the School …

Thorn in the flesh

Thursday 28th & Friday 29th July

Thorn in the flesh is a 24 hour solo show by Columbian artist Camila Ospina Gaitan whose research is based …

Marseille Morning

Wednesday 22nd - Friday 24th June & Monday 27th June - Saturday 2nd July

Lifting the veil on the Summer Solstice on Tuesday 21st of June, a group of mystically-minded artists will inhabit the …

Print Expo

Saturday 9th - Saturday 16th July 2022

Out of the Blueprint’s Print Expo is a week-long festival of print from Saturday 9th – Saturday 16th July Get …

Toxic Occupation

Monday 1st - Friday 5th August, Launch: 1st August, 7pm

An exhibition by leading Palestinian photographers documenting the interaction between climate change and the occupation of their lands by a …

Exposed 22

Wednesday 1st - Thursday 9th June 2022

Showcasing the work of Edinburgh College HND and BA photography students, Exposed 22 is one of Scotland’s must-see photographic exhibitions. …

My Mind Matters

Tuesday 10th - Friday 13th May 2022

Taking place during Mental Health Awareness week, this exhibition showcases a range of original works by 23 artists. The artists …


Friday 24th June 2022

We’re delighted to be taking part in this year’s LeithLate festival which runs from 24th – 26th June.  On Friday …

A Time and a Place

Friday 11th March - Saturday 23rd April 2022

Out of the Blueprint’s resident artist Gemma Gorton presents a new body of work created during her time in the …

Feed Your Head

Friday 4th February - Saturday 5th March 2022

Out of the Blueprint’s latest artist-in-residence Ot Pascoe presents work created through her explorative machine printing in the riso studio. …

Peter Kennard: CODE RED

Saturday 6th - Friday 26th November 2021 (closing at 2pm on 26th November)

CODE RED – a print installation by one of Britain’s foremost political artists Peter Kennard. PREVIEW Friday 5th November 2021, 6-8pm Free …

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