After 6am, Visual art

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Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Riddle's Court, Edinburgh

Thu 17 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fri 18 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sat 19 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

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 16 Apr

Free

  • 01:00 (Thursday morning)

Thu 17 Apr

Free

  • 01:00 (Friday morning)

Fri 18 Apr

Free

  • 01:00 (Saturday morning)
…and 8 more dates until 26 Apr

Outside The Box

An exclusive exhibition celebrating 'outsider art' and the creativity of London-based artists with learning disabilities.

The Prince’s School Of Traditional Arts Gallery, London EC2A

Wed 7 May

Free

  • 18:00 – 21:00

Burak Delier: Freedom Has No Script

Turkish artist Burak Delier exhibits recent work and two new films. Delier explores the relationship between capitalism and art, balancing seriousness and wit to critique society in a way that is relevant to Turkey and beyond.

Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts), London EC2A

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 020 7729 9616

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 020 7729 9616

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 020 7729 9616

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 28 more dates until 17 May

Kevin Harman: Open Studio

A chance to discuss the methods and thinking behind the artist's unconventional and often provocative work – one 2009 work consisted of Harman telling a gallery that it had been selected for a project called Brick, and then turning up with a scaffolding pole and breaking a gallery window.

Old Ambulance Depot, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0131 558 5400

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 558 5400

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Wed 6 Aug

Free / 0131 558 5400

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 11 more dates until 31 Aug back to top

Village Art Assembly Exhibition

The fourth exhibition by the Assembly.

Hunter House Cafe, East Kilbride

Sat 17 May

Free

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Mon 19 May

Free

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Tue 20 May

Free

  • 09:00 – 16:00
…and 28 more dates until 21 Jun

Aye Candy

New paintings by Karen Bones, Jody Kelly and The Notorious Gasoline Company.

The Virginia Gallery, Glasgow

Fri 2 May

Free / 0141 552 5699

Opening event.

  • 18:30

Sat 3 May

Free / 0141 552 5699

  • 11:00 – 17:30

Tue 6 May

Free / 0141 552 5699

  • 11:00 – 17:30
…and 19 more dates until 31 May

The Great Tapestry of Scotland

Potentially the longest tapestry in the world (beating the Kieskamma tapestry in the South African parliament by a cool 23 metres), the artwork has been worked on by people from all across the country since 2012. It tells the story of Scotland's history from the formation of the land in the prehistoric era to the…

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 01224 523700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 01224 523700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 01224 523700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

Tue 1 Jul

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 2 Jul

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 3 Jul

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 62 more dates until 13 Sep

Hebru Brantley: Everyone's Everything

A solo exhibition by the Chicago-based artist, which looks at notions of heroism and fantasy through mixed media.

Mead Carney, London W1S

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 020 3178 3564

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 020 3178 3564

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 020 3178 3564

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 12 more dates until 3 May

Richard Mosse: The Enclave

Video installation based on footage shot in Democratic Republic of Congo by the artist and cinematographer Trevor Tweeten, using infrared film to give an unreal, Technicolor effect.

The Vinyl Factory Soho, London W1F

Thu 17 Apr

Free

  • 11:30 – 17:30

Fri 18 Apr

Free

  • 11:30 – 17:30

Sat 19 Apr

Free

  • 11:30 – 17:30
…and 5 more dates until 26 Apr back to top

Alistair Frost: AZQ<>$@Ł•^

A chance to have some of the artist's work painted on your nails, in this artist-designed environment constructed to resemble a nail bar.

Mary Mary @ 32 St Andrew's Street, Glasgow

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0141 226 2257

Part of Glasgow International.

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0141 226 2257

Part of Glasgow International.

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0141 226 2257

Part of Glasgow International.

…and 2 more dates until 21 Apr

Arttoon and Ocein Creations Show

An art show open, featuring landscapes by caricaturist Neil Smith and glass objet de jeu by Gale Davidson. During Easter weekend, there is an Egghead Hunt with the chance to win a painted Arttoon.

Hunter House Cafe, East Kilbride

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 07910 382607

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 07910 382607

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 07910 382607

  • 09:00 – 16:00
…and 18 more dates until 10 May

Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition

Outstanding exhibition of the best natural history photographs from all over the world, on loan from London's Natural History Museum.

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 43 more dates until 1 Jun

Jim Colquhoun, Patrick Jameson, Steve Hollingsworth and Ellis Luxemburg: Kling Klang

Installation featuring a 3D lasercut rendering of an album cover by Kraftwerk, together with an open-access electronic music studio for the public to interact with. Check the gallery's website for details of performance events.

Queens Park Railway Club, Glasgow

Thu 17 Apr

Free

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 2 more dates until 21 Apr

Kate Temple: The Swannery

Acrylic paintings by local dentist/artist, inspired by the swans of Abbotsbury Swannery.

Lauderdale House, London N6

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 020 8348 8716

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 020 8348 8716

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 020 8348 8716

  • 11:00 – 16:00
…and 2 more dates until 25 Apr back to top

BayArt Gallery, Cardiff

Tue 27 May

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Wed 28 May

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Thu 29 May

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 16 more dates until 20 Jun

Alasdair Gray and Frankétienne

Paintings by Alasdair Gray and Frankétienne, who also performs some of his poems and songs accompanied by Mark Mulholland on guitar.

The Hidden Lane Gallery, Glasgow

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 07760 669011

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 07760 669011

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 07760 669011

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 20 more dates until 17 May

At the Slate's Edge

Work by students from Ysgol Dyffryn Ogwen.

Oriel Ynys Mon, Llangefni

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 01248 713 177

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 01248 713 177

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 01248 713 177

  • 10:30 – 17:00
…and 8 more dates until 27 Apr

Your RSA Paintings: Your Choice

Pictures from the RSA collection, some of which have been chosen by the public. Vote by contacting gallery staff, registering your preference on the RSA Facebook page, or picking your favourite on the Academy's website.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 5 May

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 46 more dates until 23 Mar 2015

Blooming Marvellous

A life-sized knitted garden with flowers and insects, a garden shed and a picnic, made by over 2,500 knitters and crocheters in collaboration with visual artist Pauline Stanley.

Gosport Discovery Centre

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0845 603 5631

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0845 603 5631

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0845 603 5631

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 28 more dates until 17 May back to top

The Colourful World of Kaffe Fassett

The knitwear and textile designer celebrates 50 years in the industry with a retrospective of his most creative works.

The American Museum In Britain, Bath

Thu 17 Apr

£9 (Children £5; £8; £8; £25) / 01225 460503

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Fri 18 Apr

£9 (Children £5; £8; £8; £25) / 01225 460503

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 19 Apr

£9 (Children £5; £8; £8; £25) / 01225 460503

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 140 more dates until 1 Nov

The Creative Bubble

Three nights, once a month, The Creative Bubble, L'Enfant terrible of the art world, is taking over the Roxy Bar and Screen, London Bridge's on-trend bar, painting a new picture of contemporary art via a host of different mediums.

Roxy Bar And Screen, London SE1

Wed 16 Apr

Free / 020 7407 4057

  • 19:30 – 00:00

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 020 7407 4057

  • 19:30 – 00:00

Dear Scotland

The National Theatre of Scotland gets its referendum on with this evening of 20 short, sharp monologues inspired by the gallery's portraits and written by writers such as AL Kennedy, David Greig, Jackie Kay, Janice Galloway, John Byrne and Louise Welsh.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Apr

£15 (£10) / 0131 473 2000

Fri 25 Apr

£15 (£10) / 0131 473 2000

Sat 26 Apr

£15 (£10) / 0131 473 2000

…and 5 more dates until 3 May

Helen Storey: Dress of Glass and Flame

Sculptural dress made of glass and flame, originally exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 2013.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 35 more dates until 24 May

Kirstine Roepstorff: Mother of Time Showing Her Fruits

Collages and installations by the major Danish artist.

The Danish Cultural Institute, Edinburgh

Mon 5 May

Free / 0131 225 7189

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Tue 6 May

Free / 0131 225 7189

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Wed 7 May

Free / 0131 225 7189

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Thu 8 May

Free / 0131 225 7189

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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