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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

Aye Candy

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

The Virginia Gallery, Glasgow

Sat 3 May

Free / 0141 552 5699

  • 11:00 – 17:30

Tue 6 May

Free / 0141 552 5699

  • 11:00 – 17:30

Wed 7 May

Free / 0141 552 5699

  • 11:00 – 17:30
…and 18 more dates until 31 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

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

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 back to top

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

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 back to top

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

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 back to top

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

Late November Gallery Opening Exhibition

The Late November Gallery is a new project for Pembrokeshire artist Anne Kerr. It will show quality, past and present Welsh artists.

Late November Gallery, Haverfordwest

Thu 17 Apr

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Fri 18 Apr

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sat 19 Apr

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:30
…and 5 more dates until 30 Apr

Le Swimming

Works exploring the idea of 'Other Spaces', by Nadège Druzkowski, Sukaina Kubba, Jenny Lewis, Philippe Murphy, Alys Owen and Beth Shapeero, transforming the underground car park into a swimming pool.

Fleming House, Glasgow

Thu 17 Apr

Underground Car Park

Free

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Fri 18 Apr

Underground Car Park

Free

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 19 Apr

Underground Car Park

Free

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 2 more dates until 21 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

Future Reflexions Exhibition

A showcase of photographic and video art exploring the images, stereotypes and visions of Africa today.

The Arches, Glasgow

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0141 565 1000

Part of Behaviour.

  • 11:00 – 23:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0141 565 1000

Part of Behaviour.

  • 11:00 – 23:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0141 565 1000

Part of Behaviour.

  • 11:00 – 23:00
…and 6 more dates until 25 Apr

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

Marie Varley

Screenprinted works based on 50s and 60s postage stamps, from the Irish artist.

Hula Juice Bar and Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0131 220 1121

  • 08:00 – 18:00

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0131 220 1121

  • 08:00 – 18:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0131 220 1121

  • 08:00 – 18:00
…and 11 more dates until 30 Apr back to top