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Stephen Murray: The Comedown

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

The Briggait, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

…and 4 more dates until 1 Nov

Twenty Eight – The Collective Pop-up

A Stockbridge-based pop-up shop featuring work from designers, artists, poets, milliners, dressmakers, illustrators, ceramicists and other creative types.

Twenty Eight, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Free

Tue 28 Oct

Free

Wed 29 Oct

Free

…and 2 more dates until 31 Oct

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

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

…and 16 more dates until 16 Nov

Exhale-In

Joran Rapa Manche presents a solo exhibition at Asylum in Peckham. Eight sculptures contracting by the suction of standard vacuum cleaners and expanding to six metres by the force of gravity.

Asylum, London SE15

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 07796 684834

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 07796 684834

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 07796 684834

Thomas Mailaender, Cyanotypes Exhibition

A new exhibition by French mixed-media artist Thomas Mailaender, showcasing a series of his cyanotypes, along aside a new publication designed by Ditto Press. Focusing on his archive of absurd and anonymous pictures pulled from the web.

Ditto Press, London N1

Sun 26 Oct

Free

Mon 27 Oct

Free

Tue 28 Oct

Free

…and 16 more dates until 13 Nov back to top

Half Term Activities The Big Draw

An opportunity to discover different drawing techniques and contribute to an exciting collaborative artwork that responds to the Artes Mundi 6 Exhibition as it grows throughout the week.

National Museum Cardiff

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 029 2039 7951

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 029 2039 7951

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 029 2039 7951

…and 5 more dates until 2 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

Sun 26 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Gem: Contemporary Jewellery and Gemstones from Afghanistan and the UK

Jewellery from Kabul-based craft and design organisation Turquoise Mountain, alongside contemporary jewellery by Melanie Eddy, Vicki Sarge and Pippa Small.

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0131 550 3660

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0131 550 3660

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 0131 550 3660

…and 9 more dates until 8 Nov

Kicking the Bucket Festival

This three-week long arts festival will feature musical performances, stand-up and theatre all designed to encourage a conversation about life and death.

Various Venues, Oxford

Sun 26 Oct

Free

Mon 27 Oct

Free

Tue 28 Oct

Free

…and 16 more dates until 13 Nov

Lingering Presence

An exhibition exploring the spiritual nature of the North York Moors and coast. Featuring the work of photographer and poet Phil Cornelius, pastel artist Keith Blessed and candlemaker Chris Jones.

The Moors National Park Centre, Whitby

Sun 26 Oct

Inspired By … Gallery

Free / 01439 772738

Mon 27 Oct

Inspired By … Gallery

Free / 01439 772738

Tue 28 Oct

Inspired By … Gallery

Free / 01439 772738

…and 12 more dates until 9 Nov back to top

Michael Nyman: Aztecs In Liverpool

A two-screen video installation by the artist and composer, inspired by the Aztec manuscript Codex Fejervary-Mayer.

Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0151 478 4199

Nick Cave: Chasing the Myth

Images of Nick Cave in an exhibition to mark the film 20,000 Days on Earth, including stills by Amelia Troubridge and photos by David Corio, Andrew Whitton and Steve Double.

Proud Camden, London NW1

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0207 482 3867

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0207 482 3867

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0207 482 3867

…and 5 more dates until 2 Nov

Past And Present By Bridget McCrum

One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, is the proud home to celebrated sculptor Bridget McCrum's new exhibition, Past Present. Unveiled in the year of her 80th birthday, it provides a retrospective insight over the illustrious career of the sculptor.

One Canada Square, London E14

Sun 26 Oct

Free

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sun 2 Nov

Free

…and 2 more dates until 9 Nov

Victoria Morton

Glasgow artist who incorporates her own paintings and sculptures into installations (and who is also a member of Muscles of Joy.)

The Modern Institute @ Aird's Lane, Glasgow

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 248 3711

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Victoria Morton The Modern Institute @ Aird's Lane, Glasgow

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 0141 248 3711

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Victoria Morton The Modern Institute @ Aird's Lane, Glasgow

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 0141 248 3711

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Victoria Morton The Modern Institute @ Aird's Lane, Glasgow
…and 28 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

Andrew Morris: What's Left Behind?

Photographs that reflect upon the idea of home, family and ownership, focusing on houses in the process of being cleared out following the deaths of their occupants.

Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0292 030440

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0292 030440

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0292 030440

…and 2 more dates until 30 Oct back to top

Art Fair

More than 400 original art works from over 100 Highland artists, on display and on sale with home baking and a raffle from Friends of the Pavilion.

Strathpeffer Pavilion

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 01997 420124

  • 10:00 – 20:00 Art Fair Strathpeffer Pavilion

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 01997 420124

  • 10:00 – 20:00 Art Fair Strathpeffer Pavilion

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 01997 420124

  • 10:00 – 18:00 Art Fair Strathpeffer Pavilion

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 01997 420124

  • 10:00 – 15:00 Art Fair Strathpeffer Pavilion

Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer Of The Year Tour

Following an exhibition at the Royal Geographical Society in London, the Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year 2014 exhibition will now begin a tour to forest venues nationally, supported by Forestry Commission England.

Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre, Ambleside

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01229 860010

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 01229 860010

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 01229 860010

…and 5 more dates until 2 Nov

Wyre Forest, Bewdley

Sun 26 Oct

Free

Mon 27 Oct

Free

Tue 28 Oct

Free

…and 5 more dates until 2 Nov

THE BEGINNING - Exhibition

A collection of limited edition and original artwork, introducing the diverse talents of UK & European artists and photographers presented by The ATIK Gallery.

The Gallery on the Corner, London SW8

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 07968 648112

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 07968 648112

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 07968 648112

…and 3 more dates until 1 Nov

Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Sun 26 Oct

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Mon 27 Oct

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Tue 28 Oct

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

…and 101 more dates until 10 Feb 2015

Dan Scott & Michelle Taylor: Yesterday

Ceramics, music and sound using the historical figure of Marie Antoinette to explore the ways in which objects connect us to the past.

Harewood House, Leeds

Sun 26 Oct

Below Stairs

£10–£14 adv booking required (Children £6–£7 adv booking required; £6–£7 adv booking required; £9–£13 adv booking required; £30–£40 adv booking… / 0113 218 1000

Mon 27 Oct

Below Stairs

£10–£14 adv booking required (Children £6–£7 adv booking required; £6–£7 adv booking required; £9–£13 adv booking required; £30–£40 adv booking… / 0113 218 1000

Tue 28 Oct

Below Stairs

£10–£14 adv booking required (Children £6–£7 adv booking required; £6–£7 adv booking required; £9–£13 adv booking required; £30–£40 adv booking… / 0113 218 1000

…and 5 more dates until 2 Nov back to top

Danie Mellor: Primordial – SuperNaturalBayiMinyjirral

Work by the acclaimed contemporary Australian artist, whose work is informed by a deep knowledge of art history and a willingness to engage with issue related to his own indigenous and European heritage.

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0300 123 6789

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0300 123 6789

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0300 123 6789

…and 26 more dates until 23 Nov

Edward Cowie: The Colours Of Dark Light: Drawing Towards The Music

Contemporary paintings and drawings by the artist and musician.

Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London SW7

Thu 20 Nov

Free / 020 7594 9364

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 020 7594 9364

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 020 7594 9364

…and 5 more dates until 27 Nov

Frank Stella: Illustrations After El Lissitzky's 'Had Gadya'

Waddington Custot Galleries is pleased to present nineteen of Frank Stella's rarely-seen, unique colour variants based on his 1982 print series Illustrations after El Lissitzky's 'Had Gadya'.

Waddington Custot Galleries, London W1S

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 020 7851 2200

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 020 7851 2200

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 020 7851 2200

…and 9 more dates until 8 Nov

Gold

Why is gold so scarce? Because it's so heavy: most of the planet's gold sank to the core millions of years ago, with the stuff near the surface coming chiefly from meteorites. This look at the metal's amazing beauty, versatility and symbolism uses objects drawn from the Royal Collection, such as the Rillaton Cup, a Bronze…

The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 27 Mar 2015

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30 Gold The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Mar 2015

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30 Gold The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 29 Mar 2015

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30 Gold The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh
…and 119 more dates until 26 Jul 2015

The Queen's Gallery, London SW1A

Fri 7 Nov

£9.50 (£8.75; Children £4.80 under 17s) / 020 7766 7301

  • 10:00 – 17:30 Gold The Queen's Gallery, London

Sat 8 Nov

£9.50 (£8.75; Children £4.80 under 17s) / 020 7766 7301

  • 10:00 – 17:30 Gold The Queen's Gallery, London

Sun 9 Nov

£9.50 (£8.75; Children £4.80 under 17s) / 020 7766 7301

  • 10:00 – 17:30 Gold The Queen's Gallery, London
…and 103 more dates until 22 Feb 2015

Jack Frame

Return of the highly collectable painter of trees.

Alpha Art Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 226 3066

  • 12:00 – 16:00 Jack Frame Alpha Art Gallery, Edinburgh
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