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National Gallery Highlights Tour

An introduction and tour of the key paintings in the National Galleries' permanent collection. Meet at the main entrance.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 14:45
  • 15:00 – 15:45

Sat 31 May

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 14:45
  • 15:00 – 15:45

Nick Steur: Freeze

A performance-installation in which the artist balances stones on top of each other.

Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Tue 27 May

Phone for prices / 01752 267222

  • 13:30

Wed 28 May

Phone for prices / 01752 267222

  • 13:30

Thu 29 May

Phone for prices / 01752 267222

  • 13:30
…and 2 more dates until 31 May

Nothing Beside Remains

James Gow's work reflects his interest in people and place and the stories, memories and hidden histories that reside in both. Investigating Glasgow's changing urban environments, its architecture, gathering places and quiet spaces. 'Nothing Beside Remains' reveals the layers that make up a city through recent…

TouchBase Business Centre, Glasgow

Sat 24 May

Free / 0141 429 0294

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 0141 429 0294

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

The Cut, Halesworth

Fri 25 Apr

Phone for prices / 0845 673 2123

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Fri 2 May

Phone for prices / 0845 673 2123

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Fri 9 May

Phone for prices / 0845 673 2123

  • 13:30 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 May

Peer Sessions: Trialogues

Work by three groups of three artists, made during short residencies.

ASC Gallery, London SE1

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 020 7274 7474

Featuring work by Tina Hage, Claudia Djabbari and Charlotte Warne Thomas.

  • 13:30 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 020 7274 7474

Featuring work by Tina Hage, Claudia Djabbari and Charlotte Warne Thomas.

  • 13:30 – 17:00

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 020 7274 7474

Featuring work by Tina Hage, Claudia Djabbari and Charlotte Warne Thomas.

  • 13:30 – 17:00
…and 11 more dates until 23 May back to top

Polarities

Mixed Media Art exhibition at RRGallery, St Peters Church, Kensington Park Road, Notting Hill, London W11 2PN.

RR Gallery And Concert Venue, St Peter`s Church, London W11

Fri 25 Apr

Free

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Fri 2 May

Free

  • 13:00 – 17:00
…and 5 more dates until 17 May

Rachel Maclean

Work by the protean Glasgow artist who has lately specialised in day-glo explosions of historical kitsch.

CCA, Glasgow

Sun 1 Jun

Free / 0141 352 4900

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 8 Jun

Free / 0141 352 4900

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 15 Jun

Free / 0141 352 4900

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 4 more dates until 13 Jul

RSA 188th Annual Exhibitions 2014: Focus on Film

The Royal Scottish Academy's 188th annual exhibition has a special focus in 2014 on artists whose work incorporates the moving image. Featured artists include Margaret Tait Award winners Stephen Sutcliffe and Rachel Maclean, as well as Margaret Tait herself and other artists whose work includes film, such as John Byrne…

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00

A Silvered Light

Scottish art photography from Dundee's permanent collection featuring work by Calum Colvin, Oscar Marzaroli, Maud Sulter, Emma Hamilton, Patricia MacDonald and David Williams.

McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 01382 307200

  • 12:30 – 16:30

Sun 4 May

Free / 01382 307200

  • 12:30 – 16:30

Sun 11 May

Free / 01382 307200

  • 12:30 – 16:30
…and 29 more dates until 30 Nov

Steven Allan: Steady Rolling

Steady Rolling is the first UK solo exhibition of Scottish born painter Steven Allan.

Berloni Gallery, London W1W

Sat 17 May

Free / 02075 801480

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 24 May

Free / 02075 801480

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 31 May

Free / 02075 801480

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 5 more dates until 5 Jul back to top

Stu Herring: Existence Experiments

In 'Existence Experiments', Stu Herring exhibits the preparatory drawings of his recent performances as well as drawings of unrealised or imaginary projects

Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0191 261 8281

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0191 261 8281

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0191 261 8281

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

Vamos!

Works in a variety of media celebrating Spanish and Portuguese culture.

mima – Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

Sun 8 Jun

Free / 01642 726720

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 15 Jun

Free / 01642 726720

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 22 Jun

Free / 01642 726720

  • 12:00 – 16:00

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 27 Apr

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 4 May

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 11 May

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 50 more dates until 26 Apr 2015

35 Years Of Transvangarde

Work from El Anatsui, Kenji Yoshida, William S. Burroughs, Laila Shawa, Gerald Wilde and Aubrey Williams.

October Gallery, London WC1N

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 020 7242 7367

  • 12:30 – 17:30

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 020 7242 7367

  • 12:30 – 17:30

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 020 7242 7367

  • 12:30 – 17:30
…and 5 more dates until 3 May

The New Art Gallery Walsall

Sun 27 Apr

Floor 2

Free / 01922 654400

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 4 May

Floor 2

Free / 01922 654400

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 11 May

Floor 2

Free / 01922 654400

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 7 more dates until 29 Jun back to top

97 Years

A piece by Jo Hellier which looks into ageing and an investigation of mental health.

Paignton Library & Information Centre

Thu 1 May

£4 / 01803 208 321

  • 15:30
  • 16:30

A–Z: An Alphabetical Tour of Scottish Art

A overview of Scottish art from the 17th century to the present day, featuring artists from William Allan to Aleksander Zyw, exploring the breadth and diversity of Scottish art.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 27 more dates until 16 Nov

About Time

Group exhibition featuring very different approaches to the concept of time, featuring work by Paul Huxley RA, Miler Lagos, Glenda León, Troika, United Visual Artists and Bill Viola.

Maddox Arts, London W1K

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 02074 953101

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 3 May

Free / 02074 953101

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 10 May

Free / 02074 953101

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 3 more dates until 31 May

Above Boards 2014

An event involving live music and painting.

The Boars Head, Kidderminster

Sat 16 Aug

Phone for prices / 01562 861 870

  • 12:00 – 01:10

Abstract Beauty: Reflecting On Mondrian: Workshop

Gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of Piet Mondrian and Nasreen Mohamedi's paintings in sessions facilitated by researchers from the University of Liverpool.

Tate Liverpool

Thu 15 May

Free, adv booking essential / 0151 702 7400

  • 14:00 – 15:30
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The Abyss

The Abyss is an exhibition initiated and lead by the artist Gayna Pelham together with 3 artists from Crisis Skylight Bermondsey: Jose Gomez, Tendekai and Jasper Woolf.

Bermondsey Project, London SE1

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 020 7426 5684

  • 13:00 – 18:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 020 7426 5684

  • 13:00 – 18:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 020 7426 5684

  • 13:00 – 18:00

Acrylic Cityscapes

Acrylic painting for complete beginners upwards.

Straight Curves HQ, Chesterfield

Sun 11 May

£22 / 07976 845 662

  • 13:00 – 15:30

Adam King: We Live Together Like a House on Fire

New collages, sculptures and film works by Adam King. Collages and mixed media works which cast a beady eye over the contemporary landscape with a humorously subversive edge.

Canal, London N1

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 07866 063663

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 07866 063663

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 07866 063663

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Adult Art Afternoons

Free classes to help you unleash your inner art beast. Booking is essential.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 30 more dates until 7 Dec

Adult Arts Club

A chance to let your inner artist shine, with a different art project to tackle each time. Ages 16+.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0141 287 3050

Today, decorate the street with chalk spray paint. Inside, create an artwork to contribute to Atelier Public #2.

  • 13:00 – 15:00
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