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Sheila Masson: Milk and Honey

Images of the USA by the Edinburgh-based photographer who lived there for 20 years and has dual US/UK citizenship.

The English Speaking Union, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 229 1528

  • 09:00 – 12:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 229 1528

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0131 229 1528

  • 09:00 – 20:00
…and 21 more dates until 29 Aug

Jim Lambie

A solo exhibition of the Glasgow-born installation artist and sculptor, including his iconic 1999 work ZOBOP.

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Gallery

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Gallery

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Gallery

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 76 more dates until 19 Oct

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…

The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 5 Aug

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 34 more dates until 13 Sep

Craft Scotland Summer Show

Check out what Scotland's crafters have been up to at this exhibition.

White Stuff, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

2nd Floor

Free / 0131 300 0330

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

2nd Floor

Free / 0131 300 0330

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

2nd Floor

Free / 0131 300 0330

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 23 Aug

Antonio O'Connell: Virus

The artist/architect uses recycled and found items to create extensions of buildings.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 53 more dates until 26 Sep back to top

Dalziel + Scullion: Tumadh | Immersion

Work from the celebrated environmental artists, exploring relations between mankind and the natural world, shown at An Lanntair in Stornoway and Dovecot in Edinburgh.

An Lanntair Arts Centre and Cinema, Isle of Lewis

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 01851 708480

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 01851 708480

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 01851 708480

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 23:00
…and 27 more dates until 31 Aug

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 550 3660

Part of Edinburgh Art Fair.

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 550 3660

Part of Edinburgh Art Fair.

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0131 550 3660

Part of Edinburgh Art Fair.

  • 10:30 – 18:30
…and 39 more dates until 13 Sep

Hayley Tompkins

Work by gallery artist, previously presented at the 2013 Venice Biennale. Tompkins' painted objects reconfigure relationships to commonplace items.

The Common Guild, Glasgow

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0141 428 3022

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Isa Genzken: Botanical Garden

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

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 248 2971

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 248 2971

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Tue 5 Aug

Free / 0131 248 2971

  • 10:00 – 17:30
…and 47 more dates until 28 Sep

Lindsay Todd: The Living Mountain

In a specially designed record shop in the basement of the Church Gallery, Todd spins his own work and that of other artists. Records also available to buy.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 53 more dates until 26 Sep

Augusto Corrieri and Vincent Gambini

New performance work considering the ideas of magic and misdirection.

Rhubaba Gallery & Studio, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Fri 8 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 11 more dates until 31 Aug back to top

Automatic Art: Human And Machine Processes That Make Art

The exhibition presents 50 years of British art that is generated from strict procedures. The artists make their work by following rules or by writing computer programs.

GV Art, London W1U

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 020 8408 9800

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Tue 5 Aug

Free / 020 8408 9800

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Wed 6 Aug

Free / 020 8408 9800

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 25 more dates until 10 Sep

Charles Peterson & Steve Double: Experiencing Nirvana

A selection of images by the two rock photographers, marking the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death.

Proud Camden, London NW1

Sat 2 Aug

Proud Galleries

Free / 0207 482 3867

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Proud Galleries

Free / 0207 482 3867

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Mon 4 Aug

Proud Galleries

Free / 0207 482 3867

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 27 more dates until 31 Aug

Graham Fagen: Cabbages in an Orchard

Graham Fagen has been researching the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his peers, and this exhibition presents work by Mackintosh and others, selected by Fagen, alongside new work.

Reid Building, Glasgow

Sat 2 Aug

Reid Gallery

Free / 0141 353 4500

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Reid Gallery

Free / 0141 353 4500

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Mon 4 Aug

Reid Gallery

Free / 0141 353 4500

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 25 more dates until 29 Aug

John Shankie: Refractory and Refrigeration

New work by the artist, concerning themes inspired by the centenary of the outbreak of WW I.

The Park Gallery, Falkirk

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 01324 503789

Last admission 4pm. Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 01324 503789

Last admission 4pm. Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 5 Aug

Free / 01324 503789

Last admission 4pm. Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 70 more dates until 25 Oct

Kaffe Fassett 50 Years in Colour

Celebrating the remarkable 50 year career of knitwear and textile designer, Kaffe Fassett, Aberdeen Art Gallery hosts the first major solo exhibition of his work in Scotland.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 01224 523700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 5 Aug

Free / 01224 523700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 6 Aug

Free / 01224 523700

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 38 more dates until 27 Sep back to top

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

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

Fri 8 Aug

Free / 0131 558 5400

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 10 more dates until 31 Aug

Phil Whiting: Open The Gates Of Hell

The artist's paintings marking the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Truro Cathedral

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 01872 276782

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 01872 276782

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 01872 276782

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 11 more dates until 15 Aug

Scottish Diaspora Tapestry

The team behind the magnificent Battle of Prestonpans Tapestry present the Scottish Diaspora Tapestry. Created by volunteers in communities across the globe the tapestry pays homage to the profound impact Scots have had on the many areas they have migrated to. The exhibition will also feature a variety of mixed media…

St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

Cathedral Nave

Free / 0131 225 6293

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

Cathedral Nave

Free / 0131 225 6293

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

Cathedral Nave

Free / 0131 225 6293

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 30 Aug

The Journey

Diana Bell with Daniel Balanescu and Helen Edwards The Journey is an interactive installation for everyone. Where do you come from? Where are you going? Who is going with you? Write something about your life to share with others. Reflect, dance and add something personal. Diana Bell is well known for public…

Grassmarket, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

West Pedestrian Area

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

West Pedestrian Area

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

West Pedestrian Area

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

American Impressionism – A New Vision

An exhibition bringing together some 80 paintings that chart the response of American artists to French Impressionism. Works by Monet, Degas and Berthe Morisot provide context and there are popular works by the likes of Whistler, Sargent and Cassatt, but also less well-known paintings by artists such as Theodore Robinson…

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Modern Two

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Modern Two

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Modern Two

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 76 more dates until 19 Oct back to top

Common Experience

Common Experience is a performance-art event ideated by two Italian artists coming up in East London.

The Loading Bay Gallery, London E1

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 020 7770 6000

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 020 7770 6000

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Cornwall Ancient And Modern

Art works by Lindsay Wall and Hilary Tosdevin.

Tiverton Museum Of Mid Devon Life

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 01884 256295

  • 10:00 – 13:00

Mon 15 Sep

Free / 01884 256295

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 01884 256295

  • 10:30 – 16:30
…and 10 more dates until 27 Sep

Fringe Film Festival

C film Returning for its tenth season, the critically acclaimed curated programme showcases silver screen shorts and contemporary filmmakers all day, everyday. Pop in for a quirky short or linger longer for a moving moment - fabulously fresh innovation to discuss. Features work from UK, Europe, America, Asia, and…

C nova, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

studio 4

Free / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

studio 4

Free / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

studio 4

Free / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

John Byrne: Dead End

Paintings from the distinguished artist and playwright.

Bourne Fine Art, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 557 4050

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0131 557 4050

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Tue 5 Aug

Free / 0131 557 4050

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 23 more dates until 1 Sep

The Reality of My Scotland

BLINK Gallery Hong Kong Ms TK Chan, co-founder of BLINK Gallery Hong Kong is going to present her and other Hong Kong artists' artwork during the whole Fringe Festival across three different venues. TK illustrated the quirky things she saw around her when she arrived from her native HK to study in Edinburgh. BLINK…

Grosvenor Maybury Casino, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Manhattan Bar

Free / 0131 338 4444

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Manhattan Bar

Free / 0131 338 4444

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Manhattan Bar

Free / 0131 338 4444

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Planet Café, Edinburgh

Thu 7 Aug

Free / 0131 669 1231

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

Free / 0131 669 1231

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0131 669 1231

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 21 Aug

theSpace @ Symposium Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Studio Space

Free / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Studio Space

Free / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Studio Space

Free / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 23 Aug back to top