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Souper Saturday Postcard Sale

Postcard art from local artists is on sale (as well as live music) to raise funds for Souper Saturday which provides food for the homeless.

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 229 7565

Mike Nelson: Eighty Circles Through Canada (The Last Possessions of an Orcadian Mountain Man)

A new installation inspired by the artist's friendship with artist and mountaineer Erlend Williamson.

Tramway, Glasgow

Wed 26 Nov

Thu 27 Nov

Fri 28 Nov

…and 27 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Work Christmas Party

Exhibiting at Columbia Road Arts Club, London from 26 November - 7 December, Work Christmas Party is a celebration of contemporary British illustration and the creative minds behind it.

Columbia Road Arts Club, London E2

Wed 26 Nov

Free

Thu 27 Nov

Free

Fri 28 Nov

Free

…and 5 more dates until 5 Dec

Edition One

Debut group show from Dundee Print Collective.

WASPS Studios, Dundee

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 01382 221860

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 01382 221860

Mon 8 Dec

Free / 01382 221860

…and 6 more dates until 14 Dec

Art Noir Dinners

In keeping with the noirish tone of Stan Douglas' exhibition, the gallery is offering a wintry dinner menu; an Old Fashioned cocktail followed by mezze and a choice of either venison ragout or a tomato, feta, almond and date baklava, followed by poached pears on ginger cake with a warm brandied toffee sauce. If, after…

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 26 Nov

£40 / 0131 226 8181

Thu 27 Nov

£40 / 0131 226 8181

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Maria Christoforatou: Constructing Spaces

The exhibition examines the relationship between the romanticised notion of home, as a place of safety, security, comfort and belonging, and the emotional and material impact of its loss.

Chocolate Studios, London N1

Thu 27 Nov

Free

Private view Thu 27 Nov 6–9pm.

Fri 28 Nov

Free

Private view Thu 27 Nov 6–9pm.

Sat 29 Nov

Free

Private view Thu 27 Nov 6–9pm.

Sun 30 Nov

Free

Private view Thu 27 Nov 6–9pm.

Neu! Reekie!

Avant-garde spoken word, film and music fusion night describing itself as 'playing host to the sinister and the sanguine'.

Pilrig St Paul's Church, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Nov

£8 / 0131 553 1876

The End of Year Bash with Honeyblood (solo), Kirsty Logan, Loki with Becci Wallace, Duglas T Stewart (spoken word slot) and Moon Hop (DJ Whisky Stephen with FOUND).

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Neu! Reekie! Pilrig St Paul's Church, Edinburgh

RSA Open 2014

Paintings, drawings, sculptures and photography by artists from across Scotland and beyond, chosen by the RSA from an open submission.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00 RSA Open 2014 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00 RSA Open 2014 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00 RSA Open 2014 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
…and 6 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Toby Paterson: Ludic Motif

Installation in a former RBS branch.

190 Trongate, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

Free

Tue 2 Dec

Free

Wed 3 Dec

Free

…and 13 more dates until 20 Dec

Another Athens

An artistic exchange between artists and writers in Edinburgh and in Athens, Greece.

Interviewroom 11, Edinburgh

Wed 26 Nov

Free

Thu 27 Nov

Free

Fri 28 Nov

Free

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Bill Sample And Rebecca Collins

Two artists consider the impact items from the Powis collection have on visitors.

National Trust: Powis Castle & Garden, Welshpool

Wed 26 Nov

Free, plus admission £11.80, child £5.90, family £17.70 & 29.50 / 01938 551929/551944

Thu 27 Nov

Free, plus admission £11.80, child £5.90, family £17.70 & 29.50 / 01938 551929/551944

Five Sheets At Five Years Susan Johanknecht And Katharine Meynell

The latest section from Poetry of Unknown Words, our feminising response to Iliazd's Poesie de mots inconnus, 1949. This is a series of transcriptions using an expanded sense of authorship and relationships with others through time.

The Blythe House Archive & Library Reading Room, London W14

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 020 7602 5886

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 020 7602 5886

Lady work work

Group show exploring the notion of power forged by a sense of otherness. Punk much?

Tramps, London N1

Wed 26 Nov

Free

Lady Work Work

Cross generational group show exploring notions of style and power forged by a sense of otherness and defiance. Includes works by Kai Althoff, Peter Doig, Spencer Sweeney, Bob Thomson, Boscoe Holder, David Harrison, Marie Karlberg, Romeo Klein…

Tramps, London N1

Wed 26 Nov

Free

Thu 27 Nov

Free

Fri 28 Nov

Free

Sat 29 Nov

Free

Leith Art Walk

Art and interactive projects from local artists, on show in flats along Leith Walk. Check the Facebook page for further details on locations.

Various Venues, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Nov

Free

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Maeve Gilmore (1917-1983)

An exhibition of paintings by the self-consciously primitive artist better known as the wife of Mervyn Peake, author of the Gormenghast triology.

Ancient & Modern, London EC1Y

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 020 7253 4550

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 020 7253 4550

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 020 7253 4550

…and 13 more dates until 20 Dec

A Look at Contemporary South African Photography

Anne Lyden talks about contemporary South African photography.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 17 Feb 2015

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

Free / 0131 624 6200

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

Sun 30 Nov

Free

Sun 7 Dec

Free

Sun 14 Dec

Free

Art on the Exchange

Artists and performers – including in visual art, street theatre and music – show off their talent in Royal Exchange Square. Presented by Art on Scotland.

Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow

Thu 4 Dec

Free / 07889 797022

Fri 5 Dec

Free / 07889 797022

Barbara Anderson

Work by local artist.

Sofi's, Edinburgh

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7019

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7019

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7019

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Christopher Orr: The Beguiled Eye

First solo show in Scotland for this artist whose enigmatic and troubling paintings are based on appropriations of found materials and draw on Old Master techniques.

Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 650 2210

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0131 650 2210

Sat 13 Dec

Free / 0131 650 2210

…and 9 more dates until 14 Feb 2015

City Observatory Installation

Installation by the Institute of Future Cities, showing how city data helps us to understand urban centres, and to plan better cities for the future. (Tip: if you want to avoid traffic deadlock, don't build all your high-density housing on the outskirts.)

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0141 276 5365

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0141 276 5365

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 0141 276 5365

Consumer

This site specific project sees artist Dawn Woolley fill advertising space across the city with artwork that uses methods of enticement without encouraging consumption.

Various Venues, Cardiff

Tue 25 Nov

Free

  • 00:00 – 00:00 (Wednesday morning) Consumer Various Venues, Cardiff

Wed 26 Nov

Free

  • 00:00 – 00:00 (Thursday morning) Consumer Various Venues, Cardiff

Thu 27 Nov

Free

  • 00:00 – 00:00 (Friday morning) Consumer Various Venues, Cardiff
…and 124 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

Artist Harrison created four signs for Artsadmin's Two Degrees festival in 2011. They're free-standing industrial signs meant for advertising use, but in this case bearing messages about important social issues and Harrison decided not to retire them but to go on touring each sign to a different arts venue each year…

FACT, Liverpool

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 0151 707 4464

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0151 707 4464

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0151 707 4464

…and 28 more dates until 31 Dec

Fashion and Bling in Rembrandt's World

See Rembrandt in a whole new light as Christie's costume historian Jacqueline Ansell explores the fashion and culture of Rembrandt's world in time for the National Gallery's exhibition. Our talks take place in an intimate salon-like setting.

Art Workers Guild, London WC1N

Wed 26 Nov

£40 / 020 7278 3009

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