Travel Edinburgh and enjoy Edinburgh Art Festival (EAF) is among the earliest festival to witness in Edinburgh and it’s a proud grandchild of the rich festival culture’ according to the director of the Art Festival Sorcha Carey. The Festival is an annual Festival of Arts held in August, in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The Art Festival came into being in 2004 and was being directed by Sorcha Carey. And ever since the creation of the Festival, the Art Festival has receives public funds from Artistic Scotland and another lover of Art Festival.
Since 2004, the Edinburgh Art Festival has joined all its activities, by selling itself as visual art equivalent to international and Fringe programs. The festival now brings together artists from around the world to present their talents in multiple locations as well as an innovative program of special events.
Every year, the festival abounds with world-class and UK artists, as well as outstanding talent, important historical art exhibitions and a special program of recently-commissioned works that deal with the city’s public and historical sights. The Festive artwork continues to cover a wide variety of artists, from different Scottish artist to winner Turner and some of the most important works of the 20th century.
The festival serves as an opportunity for you to have a view of artwork on display. In addition to exhibitions, there are numerous exhibitors of artists and guided tours to help visitors enjoy the work of art deeply. The Edinburgh Art Festival also seeks to support grassroots projects, with a special emphasis on works outside the typical art gallery environment.
The popular events of the festival in recent years include Art Late, a program specially organized for late opening and events including shows, exciting music, conversations with artists and tours. This is a unique opportunity to enjoy the “after hour” exhibitions, so be sure to watch these events in this year’s program! The Edinburgh Art Festival’s Festival Detour has also been popular in recent years. These intimate performances offer different perspectives on the visual art of icons displayed in the worlds of comedy, poetry, music and much more. Phil Jupitus, Josie Long, and Scott Hutchison from the “‘Frightened rabbit” are among the people who have taken part in the past.
In conclusion, Edinburgh Art Festival is a program that has something for everyone, from art lovers to those who want to find out more about the lively artist scene of Edinburgh attend this year Edinburgh Art Festival for a fantastic showcase of exhibitions and events.