After 12pm, Visual art

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Mike McGear McCartney

The performing artist, musician and rock photographer talks about his life and career, and probably big bro Paul.

Assembly Rooms, Tamworth

Fri 23 May

£16 / 01827 709618

  • 19:30

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Sat 19 Apr

£19.50–£22.50 ( £17.50) / 0113 243 0808

  • 19:30

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Thu 15 May

£16 / 020 8688 9291

  • 20:00

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Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

An installation exploring the hotly debated issue of climate change and its many possible causes, encouraging the public and Glasgow's cultural sector to consider their carbon footprints and switch to more sustainable ways of living.

FACT, Liverpool

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0151 707 4464

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0151 707 4464

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0151 707 4464

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 165 more dates until 31 Oct

Lunchtime Talks at Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums

A series of free talks taking place on Wednesday lunchtimes in various Aberdeen museums. Booking essential for talks at the Maritime Museum. Booking is essential.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 01224 523700

'James Mcbey' by Ann Steed, Curator.

  • 12:30 – 13:00

Wed 7 May

Free / 01224 523700

'Marie Laurencin' by Griffin Coe, Curator.

  • 12:30 – 13:00

Wed 14 May

Free / 01224 523700

A tour of the exhibition from Aberdeen Artists Society.

  • 12:30 – 13:00
…and 2 more dates until 28 May

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 01224 337700

'30 Years Of Aberdeen Maritime Museum' by John Edwards.

  • 12:30 – 13:00

Bedwyr Williams: Echt

Installation inspired by dystopian futures, by the highly-rated Welsh artist and occasional stand-up comic.

Tramway, Glasgow

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 29 more dates until 25 May

Ade Adesina Exhibition

Ade uses linocut and etching to explore how the human footprint is affecting our planet through deforestation,energy consumption and endangered wild species.

Woodend Barn Arts Centre, Banchory

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 01330 825431

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 01330 825431

  • 12:00 – 16:00
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Frayed Edges: Identity – Piecing It Together

Recent work by Edinburgh textiles group Frayed Edges.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0131 226 7126

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0131 226 7126

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0131 226 7126

  • 12:00 – 19:00
…and 6 more dates until 29 Apr

Bill Drummond: The 25 Paintings

A large-scale sculptural installation of 25 works that advertise the artist's world which he will continue until 2025. This show is a culmination of the artist and music maker's career which began in 1976. Works will also be appearing at locations throughout the city.

Eastside Projects, Birmingham

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0121 771 1778

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 0121 771 1778

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0121 771 1778

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 30 more dates until 14 Jun

Loom: An Exhibition and Interactive Print Workshop

Artist Rachel Barron and designer Nathan Clydesdale present an interactive exhibition that examines Dundee's jute and textile history through print, sculpture and installation, with the opportunity for visitors to make their own geometric prints.

WASPS Studios, Dundee

Fri 2 May

Free / 01382 221860

Closing event.

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Tania Kovats: Oceans

A major exhibition in preparation since 2012, featuring previous work by Kovats as well as a major new work, All the Seas, which consists of bottled samples of water from all the seas of the world, collected by volunteers across the planet and sent to the gallery – check her website to see if there's a sea near you which…

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0131 225 2383

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 225 2383

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0131 225 2383

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 3 more dates until 25 May

Aberdeen Artists Society Annual Exhibition

A popular annual open exhibition which gives professional, amateur and emerging artists the opportunity to show their work. Art forms vary widely from painting and sculpture to printmaking, textiles and ceramics. Entry forms are available from the Gallery Shop or by contacting info@aberdeenartistssociety.co.uk.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Sun 11 May

Free / 01224 523700

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 18 May

Free / 01224 523700

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 01224 523700

  • 13:00 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 15 Jun back to top

The Comfort Of Things

Oil Paintings by Roo S Waterhouse, celebrating and contemplating the ordinary stuff of everyday life.

Hebden Bridge Town Hall

Sat 3 May

Free / 01422 417300

  • 12:00 – 14:00

Streetland Sculpture Park

A temporary urban sculpture park featuring commissioned works by Glasgow based artists Dave Sherry, Altronix and Chris Coleman-Smith.

Govanhill Sculpture Park, Glasgow

Sat 19 Apr

Free

Opening night 12 April 6pm–8pm. Part of Streetland.

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free

Opening night 12 April 6pm–8pm. Part of Streetland.

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sat 7 Jun

Free

Opening night 12 April 6pm–8pm. Part of Streetland.

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Animals In Art: The Association Of Animal Artists

Paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture depicting a range of wild, exotic and domestic animals.

Castle Park Arts Centre, Frodsham

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 01928 735832

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 01928 735832

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 01928 735832

  • 13:00 – 16:00
…and 2 more dates until 18 May

Jason Seife: Palindromes

The artist's first ever solo exhibition and, like the artist, it's a multi-disciplinary affair. Five of the major works on show will each be accompanied by their own musical score composed by the artist and his opulent oil paintings are detailed, dramatic compositions.

The Outsiders, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0191 221 2560

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0191 221 2560

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 0191 221 2560

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 13 more dates until 10 May

Michael Smith

Distinguished American performance artist presents a series of works from the last three decades, many featuring his distinctive performance persona 'Mike' – an eerily regular guy trying to get on with his day. This is Michael Smith's first solo show in a UK institution.

Tramway, Glasgow

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 11 more dates until 4 May back to top

Peter Doigs Klasse Show

Twenty one students from the prestigious Arts Academy Duesseldorf showcase their pieces featuring paintings, objects and film work.

Morley House, London EC1A

Mon 21 Apr

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 2 more dates until 25 Apr

Allison Gibbs, Jennifer Bailey, Tessa Lynch and Þorgerður Ólafsdóttir: Kelly

Group exhibition made under the conditions of shared authorship.

Savoy Centre, Glasgow

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0141 333 9507

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0141 333 9507

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0141 333 9507

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Architecture Exhibition

Photographs documenting the development of the PZ Gallery, Cornish Archive of Photography and the Coinagehall Street Project.

PZ Gallery, Penzance

Sat 19 Apr

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 23 more dates until 24 May

Brad Grievson

Mixed-media works combining collage, paintings and drawings, exploring the relationships between image-making, material and surface.

Rokeby, London EC1R

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 020 7193 5034

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 020 7193 5034

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 020 7193 5034

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 27 more dates until 27 Jun

Claudia Comte: Sharp Sharp

Debut UK show of Swiss artist who makes murals, woodcuts and sculptures with a wide range of references from minimalism to Disney.

David Dale Gallery and Studios, Glasgow

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0141 258 9124

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0141 258 9124

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0141 258 9124

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 19:00
…and 15 more dates until 24 May back to top

Dorothy Bohm: In Hampstead 1994-2014

Images from the last two decades of the photographer's career.

Burgh House, London NW3

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 020 7431 0144

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 020 7431 0144

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 020 7431 0144

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 34 more dates until 22 Jun

Ella Kruglyanskaya: How To Work Together

Oil and egg tempera paintings parodying female stereotypes and sexuality.

Studio Voltaire, London SW4

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 020 7622 1294

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 020 7622 1294

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 020 7622 1294

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 33 more dates until 7 Jun

Exhibition Of Embroidered Textiles

Works inspired by Knebworth House, by the Filamenti Textile Group.

Knebworth House

Sat 19 Apr

£12 (Children £11.50; £11.50; £42) / 01438 812661

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 20 Apr

£12 (Children £11.50; £11.50; £42) / 01438 812661

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Mon 21 Apr

£12 (Children £11.50; £11.50; £42) / 01438 812661

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 45 more dates until 5 Jun

Gabriele Beveridge, Paul Cowan, Michael Krebber, Landon Metz and Jesse Moretti: La Chose Encadrée

Work focusing on the notion of the frame (the title means 'the framed thing') and exploring the frame as a playing field. Curated by Camille le Houezec and Joey Villemont.

SWG3, Glasgow

Sat 19 Apr

0141 357 7246

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 20 Apr

0141 357 7246

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Mon 21 Apr

0141 357 7246

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 5 more dates until 26 Apr

Judith Barry: Cairo Stories

A collection of more than 200 interviews Barry conducted with Cairene women from a variety of social and economic classes, held between the US invasion of Iraq and the beginning of the Egyptian Revolution in 2011.

Waterside Contemporary, London N1

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 020 3417 0159

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 020 3417 0159

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 020 3417 0159

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 22 more dates until 31 May back to top