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Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Fri 31 Oct

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Sat 1 Nov

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Sun 2 Nov

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

…and 96 more dates until 10 Feb 2015

Alasdair Gray: A Life in Print and Posters

New screenprints from the artist/author, based on his illustrations from Lanark but reimagined in full colour and created in collaboration with GPS's Master Printers. There's also a selection of Gray's poster work.

Glasgow Print Studio

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

…and 12 more dates until 16 Nov

Arabella Dorman: Before the Dawn

Subtitled An Artist's Journey through Afghanistan, these paintings and drawings of local Afghan people and British soldiers were made over a period of five years, during which the artist was sometimes an official war artist and sometimes an independent traveller.

La Galleria Pall Mall, London SW1Y

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 020 7228 9954

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 020 7228 9954

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 020 7228 9954

…and 8 more dates until 15 Nov

Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

An exhibition looking at the role of the Poet Laureate across the centuries and celebrating the work of the current Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, at the midpoint of laureateship. With presentation volumes, original manuscripts and images of poets including Dryden, Wordsworth, Tennyson, Betjeman and Hughes, among others, it's…

The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

Sat 1 Nov

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

Sun 2 Nov

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

Looking at World War I

Paintings and sculpture from the collection.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0141 276 9599

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 276 9599

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 276 9599

…and 251 more dates until 12 Jul 2015 back to top

Simon Carroll: Expressionist Potter

A retrospective of contemporary ceramics.

Victoria & Albert Museum, London SW7

Fri 31 Oct

Ceramics, Room 146

Free / 020 7942 2000

Sat 1 Nov

Ceramics, Room 146

Free / 020 7942 2000

Tue 4 Nov

Ceramics, Room 146

Free / 020 7942 2000

…and 41 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Alasdair Gray: Spheres of Influence II

A review of the work of Alasdair Gray as seen through the prism of work by other artists, but also featuring a selection of pieces from Gray's personal archive.

Reid Building, Glasgow

Sat 22 Nov

Reid Gallery

Free / 0141 353 4500

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Sun 23 Nov

Reid Gallery

Free / 0141 353 4500

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Mon 24 Nov

Reid Gallery

Free / 0141 353 4500

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

…and 62 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Apart Gallery Winter Exhibition

From Pakpoom Silaphan's sublime Coca-Cola images, to Russell Young's diamond dusted Marilyn's, we at the Apart Gallery aim to give you a varied delight, of the cream of the contemporary art world.

Apart Pop-Up Gallery, London W8

Fri 31 Oct

Free

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sun 2 Nov

Free

…and 13 more dates until 15 Nov

David A Pinegar: Wall Of Colour

Stemming from an idea that began taking shape 11 years ago, David's new series of photographs introduce a new way of seeing. Through the discovery of a new method of intensifying colour and light, his pictures present an original view of reality.

60 Threadneedle Street Gallery, London EC2R

Fri 31 Oct

Free

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sun 2 Nov

Free

…and 74 more dates until 15 Jan 2015

Laura Oldfield Ford: Seroxat, Smirnoff, THC

A reversal has taken place; the suburb is the new inner city argues British artist and psychogeographer Laura Oldfield Ford in a solo exhibition of new work that's concerned with issues surrounding contested space, landscape, architecture and memory.

Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston upon Thames

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 02084 174074

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 02084 174074

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 02084 174074

…and 23 more dates until 29 Nov back to top

The Naked & The Nude

Exhibition featuring strikingly different images of the unclothed human figure, with works made between 1500 and 1914 by Durer, Van Dyck and Matisse, among others.

The Barber Institute Of Fine Arts, University Of Birmingham

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0121 414 7333

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0121 414 7333

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0121 414 7333

…and 28 more dates until 30 Nov

Nigeria @ 100: Transforming A British Experiment?

The Nigeria Art Society UK will be exhibiting their pieces at the WAC Gallery. From September 29th to November 1st, 11am to 6pm daily, some of Nigeria's best nurtured talent will collectively be on display to mark Nigeria @ 100.

Waterloo Millennium Green, London SE1

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 020 7403 3393

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 020 7403 3393

A–Z: An Alphabetical Tour of Scottish Art

An overview of Scottish art from the 17th century to the present day, featuring artists from William Allan to Aleksander Zyw.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 529 3993

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0131 529 3993

…and 14 more dates until 16 Nov

Deptford Stories: Art. Theatre. Music. History.

The 'Deptford Stories' event brings together art, theatre, music and history to celebrate the past and the future of Anthology Deptford Foundry, the former site of Arklow Road Trading Estate, open to the public.

Arklow Trading Estate, London SE14

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Manuel Chavajay & Rebecca Wilcox: This Might Be a Place for Hummingbirds

Work by two artists with apparently little in common: Guatemalan painter and sculptor Chavajay and Glasgow-based video artist Wilcox.

CCA, Glasgow

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 0141 352 4900

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 0141 352 4900

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 0141 352 4900

…and 54 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

Out of Sight / Out of Mind

Provocative show exploring perceptions of reality, labeling and discrimination in the context of mental health.

Central Library, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0131 242 8100

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

Women Fashion Power

An immersive exhibition featuring clothing and presentations of fashion covering the past 150 years, exploring how females have used fashion as a way of self-expression, attract attention and as a form of empowerment. The exhibition is designed by the architect, Zaha Hadid, and 25 women featured include the journalist…

Design Museum, London SE1

Fri 31 Oct

£11.25 booking essential; £5.64 disabled; £11.80 booking essential; £5.90 disabled (Children £5.64; Children £5.90; £21.80–£31.80; £23–£33.40) / 020 7940 8790

Sat 1 Nov

£11.25 booking essential; £5.64 disabled; £11.80 booking essential; £5.90 disabled (Children £5.64; Children £5.90; £21.80–£31.80; £23–£33.40) / 020 7940 8790

Sun 2 Nov

£11.25 booking essential; £5.64 disabled; £11.80 booking essential; £5.90 disabled (Children £5.64; Children £5.90; £21.80–£31.80; £23–£33.40) / 020 7940 8790

…and 173 more dates until 26 Apr 2015

The Airdrie Boys

Paintings by Dan Ferguson and John Cunningham.

RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0141 248 6386

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 248 6386

By Ourselves: The Installation

Andrew Kotting with Iain Sinclair reveal their great English pilgrimage, a self-enacted novel in the tradition of Pilgrim's Progress as an installation within the raw vast space of Dilston Grove.

Cafe Gallery Projects, London SE16

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 020 7237 1230

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 020 7237 1230

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 020 7237 1230

…and 6 more dates until 14 Dec back to top

Child Of Eve

Karen Lewis - Bohemian photography with a quirky edge. Exhibiting 10 pieces at the kind permission of Bistro West 156, South Manchester.

Bistro 156, Manchester

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0161 445 1921

Danny Fox Paintings Exhibition

An exhibition of DANNY FOX's paintings. An exciting artist introduced to Mark Hix's Cock 'n' Bull Gallery by Sue Webster. Danny Fox's multiplicity of talents quite possibly justifies him the label of contemporary, urban, Renaissance man.

Cock 'n' Bull Gallery, London EC2A

Fri 31 Oct

Free

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sun 2 Nov

Free

…and 6 more dates until 8 Nov

An Inoperative Mythology

Paintings by Royal College of Art students Lauren Cohen, Abraham Kritzman, Marlene Steyn, Isobel Wohl and Zadie Xa.

Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London SW7

Thu 15 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7594 9364

Fri 16 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7594 9364

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7594 9364

…and 13 more dates until 30 Jan 2015

International Model Boat Show

Marine modelling with club displays, demonstrations and suppliers.

Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa

Fri 7 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01926 614101

Sat 8 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01926 614101

Sun 9 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01926 614101

MODERN BRITISH

An exhibition of Modern British painting and sculpture, including work by L S Lowry, Henry Moore, Ben Nicholson and Alfred Wallis

Crane Kalman Gallery, London SW3

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 020 7584 7566

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 020 7584 7566

Mon 10 Nov

Free / 020 7584 7566

…and 49 more dates until 16 Jan 2015 back to top