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Andrew Carnegie: the legacy that changed the world’ opens at Holyrood

By at October 16, 2013 | 10:05 am | 0 Comment

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Scots-American Andrew Carnegie, whose philanthropy and legacy is explored in an exciting new exhibition which opened at the Scottish Parliament yesterday (Tuesday 15th October). ‘Andrew Carnegie: the legacy that changed the world’ showcases how the beliefs and actions of one individual resulted in an international legacy of philanthropy, and explains how the legacy

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The Proclaimers to be given the Warhol treatment

By at October 12, 2013 | 12:26 pm | 0 Comment

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Scots band The Proclaimers will be given the ‘Warhol’ treatment this month when an image of the twins will be used for a series of free screen-printing workshops being held at the Scottish Parliament. These sessions are running as part of the new ‘Andy Warhol:  Pop, Power and Politics’ exhibition which runs until Sunday 3rd November. Run by the Fife

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Warhol Goes to Holyrood

By at October 4, 2013 | 11:55 pm | 0 Comment

Andy Warhol exhibition

‘Andy Warhol: Pop, Power and Politics’ opens tomorrow (Saturday 5th October) at the Scottish Parliament. It is the first exhibition of the artist’s work to take place in a Parliamentary building and includes a number of iconic works never shown before in Scotland. The result of a collaboration between the Scottish Parliament, Carnegie UK Trust and the Andy Warhol

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The Great Tapestry of Scotland to return in 2014

By at September 21, 2013 | 9:12 pm | 0 Comment

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The Great Tapestry of Scotland is to return to Holyrood next year for a second time following its hugely popular first ever public showing at the Scottish Parliament. It will be exhibited for three months between July and September. The announcement that the Tapestry will return to the Parliament, by the Presiding Officer, comes after approximately 30,000 thousand

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Global experts gather in Edinburgh to debate the most challenging issues of our time

By at September 17, 2013 | 2:39 pm | 0 Comment

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FREE events part of a week-long celebration of the Andrew Carnegie Legacy Tickets released for six seminars covering education, environment, peace, ethics, knowledge and philanthropy Tickets have been released to the public for a series of free seminars debating some of the most challenging issues of our time. Led by global experts, the events will be held at

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‘Pop Art Prints’ workshops at Holyrood

By at September 6, 2013 | 3:36 pm | 0 Comment

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‘Pop Art Prints’ workshops at Holyrood lift the veil on Warhol’s techniques -Part of a festival of art and culture to mark Andrew Carnegie’s legacy - The techniques behind Andy Warhol’s art will be demonstrated at the Scottish Parliament through a series of free weekend workshops in October. ‘Pop Art Prints’ will be run by the Fife Dunfermline

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One of the world’s longest tapestries to be unveiled at the Scottish Parliament

By at September 2, 2013 | 7:45 pm | 0 Comment

Scotland Tapestry

The Rt Hon Tricia Marwick MSP, Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament will unveil one of the world’s longest tapestries, The Great Tapestry of Scotland on Tuesday 3rd September at The Scottish Parliament. This is the first time that the 143 metre Tapestry will be unveiled in its entirety. 1000 volunteer stitchers have sewn for over 50,000 hours, using 300 miles

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Tickets released for Warhol exhibition at Scottish Parliament

By at August 30, 2013 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

Andy Warhol exhibition

‘Tickets’ have been released today (10am Friday 30th August 2013) for the new Andy Warhol: Pop, Power and Politics exhibition which will run at the Scottish Parliament from Saturday 5th October to Sunday 3th November 2013. The exhibition contains significant pieces of Andy Warhol’s work including iconic portraits such as Lenin, Mao, Queen Elizabeth II and Andrew

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Scotland’s place in the world debated at this year’s Festival of Politics

By at August 23, 2013 | 11:34 am | 0 Comment

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The 9th Festival of Politics gets underway today (Friday 23rd August 2013) examining ‘Scotland’s Place in the World’. The three day festival takes place in the unique setting of the Scottish Parliament and explores what has defined Scotland’s past and debates the big issues that will shape its future. With sessions on defence, immigration, broadcasting, the

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