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Jason Bell: Give Up Clothes For Good Exhibition

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Give Up Clothes for Good campaign, TK Maxx and Cancer Research UK are hosting an exclusive exhibition of works by world famous photographer Jason Bell.

La Galleria Pall Mall, London SW1Y

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 020 7228 9954

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 020 7228 9954

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 020 7228 9954

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 7228 9954

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Billboard for Edinburgh: Charles Avery

The Ingleby's 25th artist to take part in their art-for-all public installation is Charles Avery, with We Don't Stay Here Because of Gravity.

Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 0131 556 4441

  • 00:00 (Wednesday morning)

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0131 556 4441

  • 00:00 (Thursday morning)

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0131 556 4441

  • 00:00 (Friday morning)
…and 42 more dates until 30 Oct

Artemis Potamianou: On The Origin of Art

Work by Greek artist concerned with institutional critique.

Lubomirov-Easton, London SE8

Wed 8 Oct

Free

  • 18:00 – 21:30

Thu 9 Oct

Free

  • 18:00 – 21:30

Fri 10 Oct

Free

  • 18:00 – 21:30
…and 12 more dates until 31 Oct

The Ark a Project by Bear Cub Gallery

Art on a theme of conservation.

Crypt On The Green, St James', London EC1R

Fri 26 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Sat 27 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 19:00
…and 4 more dates until 2 Oct

The Enchanted Forest

A stunning sound and light show that transforms Faskally Wood using dazzling visuals and innovative design set against an original music score.

Faskally Wood, Pitlochry

Fri 10 Oct

Times vary / £15–£17.50 (Children £8; under 3s free; Family £41–£46) / 08712 887655

Sat 11 Oct

Times vary / £15–£17.50 (Children £8; under 3s free; Family £41–£46) / 08712 887655

Sun 12 Oct

Times vary / £15–£17.50 (Children £8; under 3s free; Family £41–£46) / 08712 887655

…and 21 more dates until 2 Nov back to top

Hispanic Festival

The Hispanic Festival celebrates its tenth year with a month of events showcasing Spanish and Latin American culture, curated by people who are authentically Spanish and Latin American. Watch out for the Flamenco performances, for which this festival is renowned.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Fri 19 Sep

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Sat 20 Sep

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Sun 21 Sep

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

…and 40 more dates until 31 Oct

The Arches Political Party

On the day of the referendum and to celebrate the closing of the polls, an evening of live music, artistic interaction and DJs as the results roll in. The night's soundtrack comes from Errors with VJ Jamie Wardrop, cutting together visual material from the Scottish Screen Archive. Acoustic performcanes from Carla Easton…

The Arches, Glasgow

Thu 18 Sep

£5; free free with Wallace ticket / 0141 565 1000

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Nicole Farhi

Busts of Dame Judi Dench, Helena Bonham Carter, Anna Wintour and Lucian Freud among works.

Bowman Sculpture, London SW1Y

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 020 7930 0277

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 020 7930 0277

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 020 7930 0277

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 10 more dates until 3 Oct

Amanda Jackson: To Build A Home

Photographer Amanda Jackson launches her new exhibition To Build A Home.

Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan

Wed 17 Sep

Phone for prices / 01239 621 200

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Thu 18 Sep

Phone for prices / 01239 621 200

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Fri 19 Sep

Phone for prices / 01239 621 200

  • 10:00 – 20:00
…and 15 more dates until 4 Oct

Anna Somerville and Ross McGregor: Motion in Paint

Joint exhibition in which two artists explore painterly abstraction.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 11 Oct

Free

  • 15:00 – 19:00

Sun 12 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Fri 17 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 3 more dates until 22 Oct back to top

Carl Randall: Shozo

Berloni is proud to present Shozo - a decade of portraits and places by award-winning British figurative painter Carl Randall, in a synoptic exploration of Modern Japan.

Berloni Gallery, London W1W

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 02075 801480

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 02075 801480

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 02075 801480

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 41 more dates until 15 Nov

Dismal Incantation: Stuart Kolakovic

In conjunction with the release of Stuart's self-published horror comic "Dismal Incantation". This darker, personal work, explores his interest in Eastern Orthodox Iconography, medieval illuminated manuscripts and the Gothic narrative.

The Here Gallery, Bristol

Fri 19 Sep

Free

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Tue 23 Sep

Free

  • 10:30 – 18:30
…and 39 more dates until 15 Nov

The Inner Animal: John Simpson

We all have an innate inner animal, the beast within, human nature is an extension of animal behaviour - John Simpson recognises this fact and plays upon this dichotomy.

The Muse Gallery, London W11

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 020 7792 8588

  • 18:00 – 21:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 020 7792 8588

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 020 7792 8588

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 3 more dates until 21 Sep

Isa Genzken: Botanical Garden

  • 4 stars

The work of German sculptor Isa Genzken has been described by the New York Times as 'brash, improvisational, full of searing color and attitude' and this is the first UK exhibition of her work outside London, from the earlier geometric abstractions to the more recent assemblages of consumer goods, shop mannequins and…

Inverleith House, Edinburgh

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0131 248 2971

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0131 248 2971

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0131 248 2971

  • 10:00 – 17:30
…and 8 more dates until 28 Sep

John Byrne: Sitting Ducks

A full-scale overview of John Byrne's long career as one of the best-loved and most individual visual artists in the country, focusing on his portrait work and gathering 50 key works from drawings to large-scale paintings, including iconic paintings of Tilda Swinton, Robbie Coltrane and of course Byrne himself.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 30 more dates until 19 Oct back to top

Life as a Cheap Suitcase (Pandrogeny & A Search for a Unified Identity)

  • 4 stars

Genesis and Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge's first British exhibition in 11 years is as avant-garde and shocking as expected, featuring attacks on nuclear families, Big Society and the royals.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 7 more dates until 26 Sep

Life Drawing from Alison Glithero

Untutored life drawing sessions with experienced life model Alison Glithero.

The Drawing Room, Chesterfield

Mon 22 Sep

£10 in advance, £12 on door / 0790 187 3636

Only ten places, check availability. Pre-booking recommended.

  • 09:30 – 12:00

Mon 29 Sep

£10 in advance, £12 on door / 0790 187 3636

Only ten places, check availability. Pre-booking recommended.

  • 09:30 – 12:00

Mon 6 Oct

£10 in advance, £12 on door / 0790 187 3636

Only ten places, check availability. Pre-booking recommended.

  • 09:30 – 12:00
…and 9 more dates until 8 Dec

Out of the Shadow: Women of Nineteenth Century Scotland

An exhibition looking at how women were depicted (not to mention which women were depicted) in the visual arts between the late 18th and early 20th centuries, from Newhaven fishwife Elizabeth Hall to ruler of the British Empire Queen Victoria. Also Mary Fairfax Somerville (1780–1872), an exceptionally intelligent science…

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 189 more dates until 29 Mar 2015

Playing for Scotland: The Making of Modern Sport

A major exhibition examining the way sport was transformed by wider social and infrastructural changes between the 19th and 20th centuries.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 253 more dates until 31 May 2015

Aleana Egan: There Are All Sorts of Lives

Sculptural, video and graphic work by Dublin-born artist.

Mary Mary, Glasgow

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0141 226 2257

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0141 226 2257

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0141 226 2257

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 31 more dates until 1 Nov back to top

Alex Chinneck: Take my Lightning but Don’t Steal my Thunder

The master architectural trickster makes a section of the Market Building hover above the Piazza.

East Piazza, London WC2E

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 020 3047 4087

  • 00:00 (Thursday morning)

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 020 3047 4087

  • 00:00 (Friday morning)

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 020 3047 4087

  • 00:00 (Saturday morning)
…and 20 more dates until 23 Oct

Anna Oppermann: Cotoneaster Horizontalis

Dizzying installations composed of thousands of drawings, paintings, photographs, texts, slogans and objects, from the late German artist (1940–1993), her first major solo exhibition in the UK.

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee

Fri 17 Oct

Cooper Gallery

Free / 01382 345330

  • 09:30 – 17:00

Sat 18 Oct

Cooper Gallery

Free / 01382 345330

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Mon 20 Oct

Cooper Gallery

Free / 01382 345330

  • 09:30 – 17:00
…and 47 more dates until 13 Dec

Anne Tanner

Contemporary works by the artist.

Hay Hill Gallery, London W1U

Mon 29 Sep

Ground Floor Gallery

Free / 020 7486 6006

  • 10:30 – 18:00

Tue 30 Sep

Ground Floor Gallery

Free / 020 7486 6006

  • 10:30 – 18:00

Wed 1 Oct

Ground Floor Gallery

Free / 020 7486 6006

  • 10:30 – 18:00
…and 45 more dates until 22 Nov

The Art of Golf: The Story of Scotland's National Sport

A major overview of the role of golf in Scotland's national life, which by a complete coincidence is on view before, during and immediately after the 2014 Ryder Cup tournament in Gleneagles. Many classic images of the game are present, including Charles Lees' The Golfers (1847), and pictures by Rembrandt, Sir Henry…

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 17 Sep

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 18 Sep

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Fri 19 Sep

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 37 more dates until 26 Oct

Artist Rooms: Gerhard Richter

Paintings and sculptures from the German artist, originally exhibited at Tate Modern.

Dick Institute Museum and Art Gallery, Kilmarnock

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 01563 554902

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 01563 554902

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 01563 554902

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 56 more dates until 6 Dec back to top