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Contemporary crafts exploring the landscape of branding and the notion of luxury.

The Harley Gallery, Worksop

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 01909 501700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 01909 501700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 01909 501700

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 37 more dates until 1 Jun

GSA Degree Show

Graduates of the GSA fine art, architecture and design programs display their work.

Glasgow School of Art

Sat 14 Jun

Free / 0141 353 4500

The Mackintosh building houses work by students from the Painting & Printmaking, Sculpture & Environmental Art and Fine Art Photography departments.

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 15 Jun

Free / 0141 353 4500

The Mackintosh building houses work by students from the Painting & Printmaking, Sculpture & Environmental Art and Fine Art Photography departments.

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Mon 16 Jun

Free / 0141 353 4500

The Mackintosh building houses work by students from the Painting & Printmaking, Sculpture & Environmental Art and Fine Art Photography departments.

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 5 more dates until 21 Jun

Glasgow School of Art

Sat 14 Jun

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0141 353 4500

The Bourdon Building houses work by students from the Mackintosh School of Architecture.

Sun 15 Jun

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0141 353 4500

The Bourdon Building houses work by students from the Mackintosh School of Architecture.

Mon 16 Jun

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0141 353 4500

The Bourdon Building houses work by students from the Mackintosh School of Architecture.

…and 5 more dates until 21 Jun

Reid Building, Glasgow

Sat 14 Jun

Free / 0141 353 4500

The Reid Building houses work from students in the departments of Painting & Printmaking, Sculpture & Environmental Art and Fine Art Photography.

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 15 Jun

Free / 0141 353 4500

The Reid Building houses work from students in the departments of Painting & Printmaking, Sculpture & Environmental Art and Fine Art Photography.

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Mon 16 Jun

Free / 0141 353 4500

The Reid Building houses work from students in the departments of Painting & Printmaking, Sculpture & Environmental Art and Fine Art Photography.

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 5 more dates until 21 Jun

Neu! Reekie!

Avant-garde spoken word, film and music fusion night describing itself as 'playing host to the sinister and the sanguine'.

Platform, Glasgow

Sat 19 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £15 / 0141 276 9696

Part of East End Social.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

£8.50 / 0845 874 3001

This edition, Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson host Fife folktronica act the Pitctish Trail; poet and short story writer Salena Godden; and the launch of a collection from the late Tom McGrath, read by 'assorted cultural bigwigs'; plus more names to be announced.

Bruce Munro: Field of Light

Installation artist Bruce Munro sets up 9500 glass spheres and then turns on the lights to make us all ohh and ahh.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Wed 23 Apr

Free

  • 01:00 (Thursday morning)

Thu 24 Apr

Free

  • 01:00 (Friday morning)

Fri 25 Apr

Free

  • 01:00 (Saturday morning)

Sat 26 Apr

Free

  • 01:00 (Sunday morning)

Post Art

An open exhibition of hundreds of different postcard designs submitted by the public and created using various mediums.

The Horsebridge Arts & Community Centre, Whitstable

Thu 1 May

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01227 281174

Fri 2 May

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01227 281174

Sat 3 May

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01227 281174

…and 56 more dates until 28 Jun back to top

Stuart Roy Clarke: The Northern League

Photographs documenting 45 amateur football clubs, from Alnwick in Northumberland to Northallerton in Yorkshire.

National Football Museum, Manchester

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 0161 870 9275

  • 10:00 – 23:59

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0161 870 9275

  • 10:00 – 23:59

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0161 870 9275

  • 10:00 – 23:59
…and 59 more dates until 23 Jun

Cornerhouse Projects: Ian McKay

Melancholic paintings inspired by the experience of standing on a British beach.

Cornerhouse, Manchester

Thu 15 May

Cafe/Bar

Free / 0161 200 1500

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Fri 16 May

Cafe/Bar

Free / 0161 200 1500

  • 10:00 – 00:00

Sat 17 May

Cafe/Bar

Free / 0161 200 1500

  • 10:00 – 00:00
…and 31 more dates until 17 Jun

The Boy Who Bit Picasso

Using photographs taken by Lee Miller and Roland Penrose, ceramics, drawings and graphic work by Pablo Picasso, sculpture by their son, Antony Penrose, and a very special toy, this exhibition tells the story of a unique and touching friendship.

Falmouth Art Gallery

Sat 28 Jun

Free / 01326 313863

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 30 Jun

Free / 01326 313863

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 1 Jul

Free / 01326 313863

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 64 more dates until 13 Sep

Diane Metcalfe

Works in various media.

Oriel Plas Glyn Y Weddw, Pwllheli

Sun 18 May

Free / 01758 740763

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 19 May

Free / 01758 740763

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 21 May

Free / 01758 740763

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 40 more dates until 6 Jul

Dalziel + Scullion: Immersion

Work from the celebrated environmental artists, exploring the different venues in which it's showing.

An Lanntair Arts Centre and Cinema, Isle of Lewis

Sun 6 Jul

Free / 01851 708480

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Mon 7 Jul

Free / 01851 708480

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Tue 8 Jul

Free / 01851 708480

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 23:00
…and 54 more dates until 31 Aug

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0131 550 3660

Part of Edinburgh Art Fair.

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 550 3660

Part of Generation.

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 550 3660

Part of Edinburgh Art Fair.

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 550 3660

Part of Generation.

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 550 3660

Part of Edinburgh Art Fair.

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 550 3660

Part of Generation.

…and 41 more dates until 13 Sep back to top

Polish Film Festival Exhibition

Film posters by the great post-WWII Polish graphic designer Henryk Tomaszewski, whose centenary is celebrated this year and who revolutionised postwar graphic design with his iconic posters for films, theatre productions and other cultural events.

Riverside Studios, London W6

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 02082 371111

  • 08:30 – 23:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 02082 371111

  • 08:30 – 23:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 02082 371111

  • 08:30 – 23:00
…and 8 more dates until 3 May

Understanding Your Make-Up: Workshop

Bring your own make up along and learn how to apply it with confidence to either create a fresh and flawless day look or smoky eyes for a night out.

The Market Place Theatre, Armagh

Sat 3 May

£12.50; £12.50 phone for availibility (£9.50) / 02837 521821

  • 13:30 – 16:30

Rachel Maclean: Happy&Glorious

New video work from the Glasgow-based artist, exploring themes thrown up by the Commonwealth Games, and featuring her Margaret Tait Award-winning exploration of British identity in the post-imperial age (featuring lots of green screen and a cheap plastic lion mask), A Whole New World.

CCA, Glasgow

Sat 31 May

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 1 Jun

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 3 Jun

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 35 more dates until 13 Jul

Salome Ghazanfari: Off The Wall

Contemporary works by the artist.

Ancient & Modern, London EC1Y

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 020 7253 4550

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 020 7253 4550

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 020 7253 4550

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 020 7253 4550

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Alice Clark: Dispersal

An interactive event based round a market stall in the gallery whereby the audience is invited to bring seeds and plants to the gallery and share stories of how they have nurtured them, where they came from and what they mean to them.

The Market Place Theatre, Armagh

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 02837 521821

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 02837 521821

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 02837 521821

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 02837 521821

  • 09:30 – 16:30
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Angie Lewin & Carry Akroyd

Prints including lithographs, serigraphs, wood engravings and linocuts.

Cambridge Contemporary Art

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 01223 324222

  • 09:00 – 17:30

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 01223 324222

  • 09:00 – 17:30

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 01223 324222

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 21 more dates until 26 Oct

Cornerhouse Projects: Paola Bazzolo

Mixed-media collages made from discarded catalogues and magazines.

Cornerhouse, Manchester

Wed 23 Apr

Cafe/Bar

Free / 0161 200 1500

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Thu 24 Apr

Cafe/Bar

Free / 0161 200 1500

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Fri 25 Apr

Cafe/Bar

Free / 0161 200 1500

  • 10:00 – 00:00
…and 18 more dates until 13 May

Edwina Fitzpatrick: Lost & Found

Works in various media exploring how the history of Grizedale Forest's art and sculpture could be archived.

Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre, Ambleside

Wed 23 Apr

Free, car parking charges apply / 01229 860010

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free, car parking charges apply / 01229 860010

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free, car parking charges apply / 01229 860010

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 65 more dates until 29 Jun

My Yorkshire: A Collaboration

A collaboration between artists from the Textile Art Group and Halifax Photographic Society.

Bankfield Museum, Akroyd Park, Halifax

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 01422 352334/354823

  • 14:00 – 15:30

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 01422 352334/354823

  • 14:00 – 15:30

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 01422 352334/354823

  • 14:00 – 15:30

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 01422 352334/354823

  • 14:00 – 15:30

Bryan Alexander: Whisper Of The Stars: Traditional Life In Arctic Siberia

Photographs providing an insight into the lives of the Chukchi, Dolgan, Even, Khanty, Komi, Nenets and Nganasan people, exploring themes of community, transportation, dress, herding, fishing and hunting.

Horniman Museum And Gardens, London SE23

Wed 23 Apr

Balcony Gallery

Free / 020 8699 1872

  • 10:30 – 17:30

Thu 24 Apr

Balcony Gallery

Free / 020 8699 1872

  • 10:30 – 17:30

Fri 25 Apr

Balcony Gallery

Free / 020 8699 1872

  • 10:30 – 17:30
…and 135 more dates until 7 Sep back to top

Elizabeth Jardine

Contemporary paintings exploring the notion of in-between spaces, such as limbo and the wilderness, attempting to reconcile dichotomies of presence and absence, choice and chance, and belonging and displacement.

Exeter Phoenix

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 01392 667080

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 01392 667080

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 01392 667080

  • 10:00 – 17:30
…and 25 more dates until 24 May

Emmanuel Cooper OBE: A Retrospective

Emmanuel Cooper was a studio potter of international standing and a loyal member of Contemporary Applied Arts. This retrospective looks at the ceramics he created during a long career in which he combined making, writing and teaching.

Contemporary Applied Arts, London SE1

Wed 23 Apr

Free

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 32 more dates until 1 Jun

Enjoy Art Exhibition

Works in various media by artists from across Staffordshire.

Shugborough Estate, Stafford

Tue 22 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01889 881388

Wed 23 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01889 881388

Thu 24 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01889 881388

…and 11 more dates until 5 May

Catlin Art Prize 2014

Contemporary works in various media by graduating artists.

Londonewcastle Project Space, E2

Thu 1 May

Free / 020 7534 1888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 2 May

Free / 020 7534 1888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sat 3 May

Free / 020 7534 1888

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 22 more dates until 25 May

Open Dialogues

Work by Ibraheem Adeyemi Adesina, Ernesto Canovas, Geri Loup Nolan, Stuart McAdam, Eva Ullrich plus one additional artist from the RSA New Contemporaries Show 2014

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Jun

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

Sun 29 Jun

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

Mon 30 Jun

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

…and 62 more dates until 31 Aug back to top