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Portrait Gallery Architecture Tours

Tours of Sir Robert Rowand Anderson's splendid building. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 18 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 14:45

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 14:45

RSA Architecture Open 2014

The RSA takes the temperature of recent Scottish architecture and design work, in this show with exhibits submitted by practices all over the country.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 6 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Vogue: The Gown

In this stunning celebration of almost a century of fashion history, Vogue’s Features Director presents a sumptuous collection of some of the magazine’s most iconic gowns. The ‘must-have’ event of the Festival!

The Salon, Cheltenham

Wed 8 Oct

£8

Part of Cheltenham Literature Festival.

100 Days: The Rwandan Genocide Twenty Years Later

Photographs, videos and multimedia installations exploring one of Africa's darkest periods, which saw the murder of 800,000 people and the rape of 500,000, following the assassination of the Rwandan and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira.

The Herbert, Coventry

Sun 21 Sep

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 28 Sep

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 5 Oct

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 29 more dates until 26 Apr 2015

125LIVE

A unique photographic event incorporating a major exhibition and print sale plus photographic workshops for all levels and a guest lecture series featuring creative leaders from across the industry.

Londonewcastle Project Space, E2

Sat 20 Sep

£8 Creativity Talks - Evening Lecture; £45 Photo Safari - walking workshop; £200 Studio photography workshop and masterclass / 020 7534 1888

  • 12:00 – 21:00

Sun 21 Sep

£8 Creativity Talks - Evening Lecture; £45 Photo Safari - walking workshop; £200 Studio photography workshop and masterclass / 020 7534 1888

  • 12:00 – 21:00

Mon 22 Sep

£8 Creativity Talks - Evening Lecture; £45 Photo Safari - walking workshop; £200 Studio photography workshop and masterclass / 020 7534 1888

  • 12:00 – 21:00
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1914 Day By Day

A group show featuring cartoons and texts, by a number of political cartoonists, graphic artists and writers including Steve Bell from the Guardian, Peter Brookes from The Times, Ralph Steadman from the New Statesman and Steven Camley from the Glasgow Herald, presenting responses to events leading up to the outbreak of…

Cartoon Museum, London WC1A

Sun 21 Sep

£7 child 12 or under must be accompanied by an adult (£5 child 12 or under must be accompanied by an adult; £3 child 12 or under must be accompanied… / 020 7580 8155

  • 12:00 – 17:30

Sun 28 Sep

£7 child 12 or under must be accompanied by an adult (£5 child 12 or under must be accompanied by an adult; £3 child 12 or under must be accompanied… / 020 7580 8155

  • 12:00 – 17:30

Sun 5 Oct

£7 child 12 or under must be accompanied by an adult (£5 child 12 or under must be accompanied by an adult; £3 child 12 or under must be accompanied… / 020 7580 8155

  • 12:00 – 17:30
…and 2 more dates until 19 Oct

20

A multi-sensory installation by artist Lesley Cherry which looks at her experiences of Belfast.

Victoria Square Shopping Centre, Belfast

Sun 28 Sep

The Dome

Free

  • 13:00 – 18:00

26 Words

A letter Exchange touring exhibition pairing 26 writers from Group 26 with 26 calligraphers and letter carvers.

Monnow Valley Arts Centre, Hereford

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 01873 860529

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 01873 860529

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 01873 860529

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 10 more dates until 2 Nov

399 Days: Rachel Kneebone

The largest and most ambitious single installation Rachel Kneebone has created to date - '399 Days' is composed of highly detailed porcelain tiles, constructed to form a towering architectural sculpture.

White Cube Bermondsey, London SE1

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 020 7930 5373

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 020 7930 5373

  • 12:00 – 18:00

3AM: Wonder, Paranoia And The Restless Night

In this exhibition, curated by Angela Kingston, over 20 UK and international artists explore various themes related to 3 am. It demonstrates how this particular nocturnal hour has captured the imagination of artists

Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

Sun 21 Sep

Galleries 8 & 9

Free / 01482 613902

  • 13:30 – 16:30

Sun 28 Sep

Galleries 8 & 9

Free / 01482 613902

  • 13:30 – 16:30

Sun 5 Oct

Galleries 8 & 9

Free / 01482 613902

  • 13:30 – 16:30
…and 10 more dates until 14 Dec back to top

A Royal Passion: Queen Victoria and Photography

Anne Lyden, International Photography Curator, talks about how photography and Queen Victoria influenced each other.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Oct

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 12:45 – 13:30

Abigail Reed

Bristol's Antlers Gallery is launching a four month residency of exhibitions in Margaret's Building - Bath's gallery quarter. The project launches 11th September. The first to exhibit their work is Abigail Reed.

Antlers Gallery, Bath

Fri 17 Oct

Free / 07780 503 180

  • 13:00 – 17:00

About Brick Lane

Eleven contemporary artists are showing their latest works in a vibrant exhibition.

Espacio Gallery, London E2

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 07815 319073

  • 13:00 – 19:00

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 07815 319073

  • 13:00 – 19:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 07815 319073

  • 13:00 – 19:00
…and 7 more dates until 30 Sep

Academicians III

Prints by four Royal Academicians: Marian Leven, Hughie O'Donoghue, Barbara Rae and Emma Stibbon.

Glasgow Print Studio

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 0141 552 0704

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0141 552 0704

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0141 552 0704

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 7 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Acrylic Landscapes: Workshop

Simon Terry leads an acrylic painting class. Use depth and perspective to build up a landscape, taking inspiration from the collection. Materials are provided.

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 15 Nov

£25 each class; £65 for all three / 0191 232 7734

  • 13:00 – 15:00
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Adrian Henri: Total Art

Original paintings, collages, prints, annotated scripts, hand-made posters, audio and video from the 1960s and 1970s.

The John Lennon Art & Design Building, Liverpool

Sun 21 Sep

Exhibition Research Centre

Free / 0151 709 7444

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 25 Oct

Exhibition Research Centre

Free / 0151 709 7444

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 26 Oct

Exhibition Research Centre

Free / 0151 709 7444

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Adrian Hollister: Wester-Ross Folios

A series of fine-art monochrome images that make up the Wester-Ross Folios from local photographer Adrian Hollister. The portfolios present a view of Hollister's love for the landscapes and life of the area.

Gairloch Heritage Museum

Sat 27 Sep

01445 712287

Sat 4 Oct

01445 712287

Sat 11 Oct

01445 712287

…and 2 more dates until 25 Oct

A+DS and RIAS Scottish Student Awards for Architecture

The best work in various categories produced by students at all of Scotland's six architecture schools.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0141 276 5365

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 0141 276 5365

  • 12:00 – 17:00

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

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 02077 135097

  • 12:00 – 17:30

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 02077 135097

  • 12:00 – 17:30

Wed 15 Oct

Free / 02077 135097

  • 12:00 – 17:30
…and 39 more dates until 20 Dec

Agit Disco

Stefan Szczelkkun is the DJ for an Agit Disco at the Cafe Gallery in Southwark Park. Everyone is invited to make their own playlist following the preview of FOLLES DE LEUR CORPS / CRAZY ABOUT THEIR BODIES.

Cafe Gallery Projects, London SE16

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 020 7237 1230

  • 17:00 – 18:00
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The Airdrie Boys

Paintings by Dan Ferguson and John Cunningham.

Burgh Hall, Dunoon

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 01369 703302

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 01369 703302

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Thu 25 Sep

Free / 01369 703302

  • 12:00 – 15:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 Sep

Alessandro Ludovico & Paolo Cirio: Talk

The artists Alessandro Ludovico and Paolo Cirio will be giving a talk at the Gallery about their work and influences.

The Photographers' Gallery, London W1F

Sun 28 Sep

Phone for prices / 0845 262 1618

  • 16:00

Alexander and Susan Maris: Still Life

Works by artists interested in the relationship of myth and landscape.

Highland Institute for Contemporary Art, Dores

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 01808 521 306

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 01808 521 306

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 01808 521 306

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 3 more dates until 26 Oct

Alicia Dubnyckyj: London: The New Metropolis

An exhibition of works by the contemporary artist.

Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London W1K

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 020 7495 0069

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 020 7495 0069

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 020 7495 0069

  • 12:00 – 15:00
…and 2 more dates until 13 Dec

Alison Auldjo

New work from the painter and gallery owner.

Union Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0131 556 7707

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 12 Oct

Free / 0131 556 7707

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 19 Oct

Free / 0131 556 7707

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 2 more dates until 2 Nov back to top