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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

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.

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

…and 11 more dates until 16 Nov

Stephen Murray: The Comedown

Glasgow-based sculptor Stephen Murray builds a velodrome as a response to the Commonwealth Games.

The Briggait, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 553 5890

Gifts For Mother Mnemosyne Exhibition

Stroud-based artist Emily Joy presents a series of contemporary sculptures created from earth.

Museum In The Park, Stroud

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01453 763394

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01453 763394

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 01453 763394

…and 5 more dates until 9 Nov

Stroud Valleys Artspace

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 01453 751440

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 01453 751440

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 01453 751440

…and 5 more dates until 28 Nov

Glasgow Society of Women Artists

Works by Scottish women artists are featured in this year's exhibition, in media from oil and watercolour to ceramics, glass and jewellery.

Lillie Art Gallery, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 956 5536

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0141 956 5536

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 0141 956 5536

…and 2 more dates until 7 Nov

Alexander Millar: Working Man – The Homecoming

Twee paintings of working men and women of Glasgow, intended to pay homage to the industrial heritage of the region.

Scotland Street School Museum, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 287 0500

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 287 0500

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0141 287 0500

…and 99 more dates until 27 Feb 2015 back to top

Allen Jones RA

Prints, paintings and figurative sculpture from the 1960s to the present day, with an insight into enduring role of drawing within the artist's creative process, highlighting his talents as a draughtsman.

Royal Academy Of Arts At 6 Burlington Gardens, London W1S

Thu 13 Nov

£8; £7 disabled; £7 Art Fund/NADFAS ( £7; £5; £4; Children £4 ages 12-18) / 020 7300 8000

  • 10:00 – 18:00 Allen Jones RA Royal Academy Of Arts At 6 Burlington Gardens, London

Fri 14 Nov

£8; £7 disabled; £7 Art Fund/NADFAS ( £7; £5; £4; Children £4 ages 12-18) / 020 7300 8000

  • 10:00 – 22:00 Allen Jones RA Royal Academy Of Arts At 6 Burlington Gardens, London

Sat 15 Nov

£8; £7 disabled; £7 Art Fund/NADFAS ( £7; £5; £4; Children £4 ages 12-18) / 020 7300 8000

  • 10:00 – 18:00 Allen Jones RA Royal Academy Of Arts At 6 Burlington Gardens, London
…and 71 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

George Grosz - The Big NO

Highgate Gallery celebrates its 20th year by hosting the Hayward Gallery Touring exhibition, George Grosz. The fractured society of the Weimar Republic is dissected by the sharp eye and even sharper pen of one of Germany's greatest draughtsmen.

Highgate Gallery, London N6

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 020 8340 3343

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 020 8340 3343

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 020 8340 3343

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 020 8340 3343

Glasgow Ancient and Modern

Eighteenth and 19th century paintings and prints of Glasgow scenes.

The Hidden Lane Gallery, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 07760 669011

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 07760 669011

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 07760 669011

…and 4 more dates until 11 Nov

Introduction To Painting: Workshop

Learn the basics of painting.

Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Sat 1 Nov

£32 inc material (£29) / 028 9024 2338

Sat 8 Nov

£32 inc material (£29) / 028 9024 2338

Sat 15 Nov

£32 inc material (£29) / 028 9024 2338

…and 5 more dates until 20 Dec

After the Flash: Photography from the Atomic Archive

Images of the bomb, from the archives of Canadian art historian John O'Brian, exploring the ways in which the development of nuclear weapons has been both recorded by the camera and produced by the camera, with high-speed photography helping bomb engineers understand what goes on during explosions.

Work Gallery, London WC1X

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 02077 135097

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 02077 135097

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 02077 135097

…and 26 more dates until 20 Dec back to top

The Airdrie Boys

Paintings by Dan Ferguson and John Cunningham.

RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 248 6386

Art Exhibition & Bistro

Art exhibition and sale of paintings by local artists, as well as a tasty bistro.

Lacey Green Village Hall, Princes Risborough

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Clare Bottomley - Playing With The Gods

An exhibition of photographic works that documents the artist, her family and friends reflecting upon religious iconography.

Stroud Valleys Artspace

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01453 751440

Myles Oxenford: Special Collection

An exhibition of the artist's atmospheric seascape paintings.

Beside The Wave Gallery, Falmouth

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01326 211132

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01326 211132

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 01326 211132

…and 8 more dates until 11 Nov

Paul McCarthy WS SC

An exhibition of the contemporary artist's paintings on canvas, incorporating collage.

Hauser & Wirth, London W1S

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 020 7287 2300

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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

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 208 more dates until 31 May 2015

Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 556 4441

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0131 556 4441

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0131 556 4441

…and 22 more dates until 29 Nov

Alasdair Gray: From the Personal to the Universal

A major retrospective to mark the 80th birthday of one of Scotland's most revered artists. More than 100 works are on display, many loaned from private collections, featuring pieces from Gray's student days to the present.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Sun 2 Nov

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Mon 3 Nov

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

…and 111 more dates until 22 Feb 2015

Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Sat 1 Nov

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Sun 2 Nov

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Mon 3 Nov

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

…and 95 more dates until 10 Feb 2015

The Christmas Ornaments Forest

Forest of Christmas decorations designed by artist Margarita Vul.

The Old Fire Station Gallery, Henley-on-Thames

Thu 4 Dec

Free

Fri 5 Dec

Free

Sat 6 Dec

Free

…and 3 more dates until 9 Dec back to top

M.A.D. Art Exhibition

Maxey Art Group and Deepings Art Club joint exhibition of paintings on 31 Oct & 1 Nov 14.

Maxey Village Hall, Peterborough

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Ouseburn Open Studios 2014

Open Studios showcase featuring original high quality works of art and design from some of the best practitioners in the region.

The Cluny, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0191 230 4474

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0191 230 4474

Tall Storeys - Evolution In Hong Kong Architecture 1965-2014

The Tall Storeys exhibition will celebrate 50 years of award-winning Hong Kong architecture, and will provide an insight into the evolution of modern urban living and the role Hong Kong in particular has played in shaping cities across the world.

RIBA, London W1B

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 020 7580 5533

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 020 7580 5533

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 020 7580 5533

…and 19 more dates until 26 Nov

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

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 529 3993

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0131 529 3993

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0131 529 3993

…and 13 more dates until 16 Nov back to top