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Mohammed Qasim Ashfaq: Clear Black Smoke

Major new exhibition of monumental sculpture and drawing by young British artist Mohammed Qasim Ashfaq.

Hannah Barry Gallery, London SE15

Thu 2 Oct

Free

  • 15:00 – 17:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free

  • 15:00 – 17:00

Sat 4 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 13 more dates until 26 Oct

The Nakeds

A group exhibition looking at drawings of the body exposed. The naked body is frequently the physical terrain artists traverse in search of the inner self.

Drawing Room, London SE1

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 020 7394 5657

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 020 7394 5657

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 18 Oct

Free / 020 7394 5657

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 6 more dates until 29 Nov

Portrait Detectives!

Do the National Galleries a favour by solving some age-old mysteries from Scottish history, the answers to which are contained within some of the fascinating portraits in the gallery. Ages 4–12.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 12 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Richard James & R Seiliog: In Place Of Fear

A collaborative immersive installation called Sonic Clock Tower made up of seven sound pieces that capture noises from the city of Cardiff mixed with audio from Aneurin Bevan speeches.

Cardiff Castle

Sat 4 Oct

Free, plus admission / 029 2087 8100

  • 17:00

Run, Jump, Shoot: Workshop

Improve your photography skills with freelance photographer Andy Day investigating the iconic architecture of the Barbican Centre through the photographic lens and professional parkour athletes.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Sat 11 Oct

£30 inc entry to the exhibition / 020 7638 8891

  • 12:00 – 17:00
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Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre

Sharmanka's kinetic sculptures come to life with a magical music and light show to accompany the mechanical wonder. Buy a ticket for a long or short performance, or view the sculptures at rest in the gallery at any other time. Ages 5+.

Trongate 103, Glasgow

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7080

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7080

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7080

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 55 more dates until 19 Dec

Silent Partners: Artist And Mannequin From Function To Fetish

The artist's mannequin was one of art's best-kept secrets. For the first time discover its hidden life; from its origins as a studio tool, to the fetishised subject of the artist's painting, and in the 20th century, a work of art in its own right.

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Sun 19 Oct

Free / 01223 332900

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01223 332900

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01223 332900

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

Something Happened

The third and final Oriel Wrecsam offsite exhibition of the current season, Simon Proffitt's 'Something Happened'.

Un Deg Un, Wrexham

Thu 2 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sat 4 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Strange Ways: Crash Test Dummies

An exhibition of contemporary works based on experimental impact forms.

The New Art Gallery Walsall

Sun 5 Oct

Artists' Studio

Free / 01922 654400

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 12 Oct

Artists' Studio

Free / 01922 654400

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 19 Oct

Artists' Studio

Free / 01922 654400

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 26 Oct

Artists' Studio

Free / 01922 654400

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Studio Silver Today Exhibition

The Goldsmith Company showcases the work of contemporary silversmiths, spotlighting acclaimed artist silversmith, Angela Cork.

National Trust: Belton House, Grantham

Wed 1 Oct

Free, plus admission £12.60, child £8, family £33.50 / 01476 566116

  • 12:30 – 16:30

Thu 2 Oct

Free, plus admission £12.60, child £8, family £33.50 / 01476 566116

  • 12:30 – 16:30

Fri 3 Oct

Free, plus admission £12.60, child £8, family £33.50 / 01476 566116

  • 12:30 – 16:30
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This Is This Commission

Emerging Artist Anwar Talukdar will present a new commission 'The Becoming' during Frieze week on the historic site of Millbank prison, at Chelsea College of Art, after graduating earlier this year with an award winning degree show.

Chelsea College Of Art And Design, London SW1P

Mon 13 Oct

Free / 020 7514 7751

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Tom Leamon: Ritual Experiments

New work on themes of ritual, sacrifice and mortality.

The 223 Club, London SE1

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 07877 286251

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 07877 286251

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 07877 286251

  • 12:00 – 19:00
…and 9 more dates until 12 Oct

Warhol & Morris: Jeremy Deller

Jeremy Deller curates this major exhibition of work by drawing a connection of themes repeated in both artists work.

Modern Art Oxford

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 01865 722733

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 01865 722733

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 01865 722733

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 8 more dates until 8 Feb 2015

Where Do I End and You Begin

  • 4 stars

A major exhibition of contemporary art from around the world, selected by five curators from Commonwealth countries and investigating the ideas and myths underpinning the notion of 'commonwealth' itself.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 12 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 19 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

White Rainbow: A New Gallery For Contemporary Japanese Art Opens In London

White Rainbow, a new gallery specialising in contemporary Japanese art, will open on Mortimer Street, London W1 this October.

White Rainbow, London W1W

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 020 3487 0077

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 18 Oct

Free / 020 3487 0077

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 3487 0077

  • 12:00 – 17:00
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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 5 Oct

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 12 Oct

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 19 Oct

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 27 more dates until 26 Apr 2015

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 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

Sun 12 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

Sun 19 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

26 Words

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

Monnow Valley Arts Centre, Hereford

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 01873 860529

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 01873 860529

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 01873 860529

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 7 more dates until 2 Nov

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
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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

Accord Hospice Art Exhibition

A hundred original works by local artists for sale. All profits go to the Accord Hospice.

Anchor Mill, Paisley

Sat 11 Oct

Free

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 12 Oct

Free

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sat 18 Oct

Free

  • 13:00 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 26 Oct

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

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

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 4 Oct

01445 712287

Sat 11 Oct

01445 712287

Sat 18 Oct

01445 712287

Sat 25 Oct

01445 712287

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