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Art: Weapon: The Molino Group

Taking an innovative and varied approach to the commemoration of conflicts with a broadprogramme of commissions, the MolinoGroup's Residency asks questions about how we come to terms with conflicts as humans and artists now, and how we respond: is art ever more than a panacea? Can it be a weapon? These questions ring out…

The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

Sat 8 Nov

£5; £12 ( £8; £8; Children £8 under 18s) / 01392 434169

Sat 15 Nov

£5; £12 ( £8; £8; Children £8 under 18s) / 01392 434169

Sat 22 Nov

£5; £12 ( £8; £8; Children £8 under 18s) / 01392 434169

Artes Mundi 6

Contemporary works spanning a range of media by a chosen shortlist of artists including Carlos Bunga, Omer Fast, Theaster Gates, Sanja Ivekovic, Ragnar Kjaransson, Sharon Lockhart, Renata Lucas, Renzo Martens and Karen Mirza & Brad Butler. This year's winning artist will be announced in January 2015, receiving a prize…

Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff

Fri 31 Oct

Gallery

Free / 0292 030440

Sat 1 Nov

Gallery

Free / 0292 030440

Sun 2 Nov

Gallery

Free / 0292 030440

…and 96 more dates until 22 Feb 2015

Artes Mundi Lunchtime Performance

Wales' Young Critics tell us exactly what they make of Artes Mundi 6 in their own unique style.

National Museum Cardiff

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 029 2039 7951

ARThouse

A 12-week course in hands-on art-making covering drawing and painting; printmaking; model making and sculpture; fashion and textiles; and jewellery design. Ages 9–12. Booking is essential.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

£85 includes all materials and end of term show / 0141 353 4776

Please note: This course runs 20 Sep–13 Dec

  • 13:00 – 14:30 ARThouse House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Sat 8 Nov

£85 includes all materials and end of term show / 0141 353 4776

Please note: This course runs 20 Sep–13 Dec

  • 13:00 – 14:30 ARThouse House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Sat 15 Nov

£85 includes all materials and end of term show / 0141 353 4776

Please note: This course runs 20 Sep–13 Dec

  • 13:00 – 14:30 ARThouse House for an Art Lover, Glasgow
…and 4 more dates until 13 Dec

Artist Talk: David Chancellor

Photographer David Chancellor talks about his exhibition Hunters, currently showing at the gallery.

Impressions Gallery, Bradford

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 01274 737843

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Artist Talk: Jane & Louise Wilson

Jane & Louise Wilson will discuss their work in Hypnotic Suggestion 505 (1993), included in current exhibition Twixt Two Worlds.

Towner, Eastbourne

Sat 8 Nov

£6 (£5; £4.50) / 01323 434670

Artwork Of The Month: A Personal Look At The Clive Beardsmore Collection

A chance to view a selection of festive cards with Collections Curator Julie Brown.

The New Art Gallery Walsall

Sat 13 Dec

Free / 01922 654400

Assembly

Artist Steve Slater envisages creating a model workshop where each member of the audience makes a plastic model.

Police Station, Ipswich

Fri 31 Oct

£15 (£10)

  • 16:00 Assembly Police Station, Ipswich

Sat 1 Nov

£15 (£10)

  • 16:00 Assembly Police Station, Ipswich

Audible Generosity

An exhibition inspired by games found at traditional amusement arcades like Penny Falls, but there is more to this game than meets the eye and the ear. The four-metre long bespoke box has been fitted with 12 piezo microphones that pick up vibrations made when coins touch the wooden surface.

FACT, Liverpool

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0151 707 4464

Authenticity and Art: Workshop

This workshop explores the theory of authentic within the cognitive science of art and the philosophical implications.

Leeds University

Wed 12 Nov

Free / 0113 343 2778

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The New Art Gallery Walsall

Sun 2 Nov

Floors 1 and 2

Free / 01922 654400

Sun 9 Nov

Floors 1 and 2

Free / 01922 654400

Sun 16 Nov

Floors 1 and 2

Free / 01922 654400

The Bad Shepherd

An exhibition featuring works by Pieter Brueghel II, Nicole Eisenman, Jeff Koons, Sarah Lucas, Peter Doig, Jan Brueghel I, and others, celebrating the significance of works created by the Brueghel family, as well as the importance of works from Christie's post-war and contemporary art divisions.

Christie's Mayfair, London W1S

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sat 8 Nov

Free

Sat 15 Nov

Free

…and 8 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

Bags of Art

Collect a bag of art activities from the art station, and you and your family can explore the gallery with its help and make your own art. Ages 4–12.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Bags of Art Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Balman Gallery Autumn Show

Superb ceramics & 3D work are leading Balman Gallery's show. Gallery director Andy Balman has combed prestigious fairs and festivals to create an eclectic show.

Balman Gallery, Corbridge

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01434 634629

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 01434 634629

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 01434 634629

…and 5 more dates until 21 Dec

Barbara Anderson

Work by local artist.

Sofi's, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7019

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7019

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7019

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Barbara Sellars: Imagine an Island

Images of Iona by a photographer who has visited the island regularly over the past 35 years, and who in 2011 began photographing it on monthly visits.

Lillie Art Gallery, Glasgow

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0141 956 5536

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 956 5536

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0141 956 5536

…and 3 more dates until 7 Nov

Beatrice Gibson I F for Fibonacci

F for Fibonacci is a new film that takes as its departure point American author William Gaddis' epic modernist novel JR (1975).

Laura Bartlett Gallery, London E2

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 020 3487 0507

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 020 3487 0507

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 020 3487 0507

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 020 3487 0507

The Bedfords by Henry Coombes

Screening of artist Henry Coombes' 2009 film 'The Bedfords' which details the relationship between Sir Edwin Landseer and the Duchess of Bedford. Followed by a conversation between the artist and Francis McKee, Director of the CCA, Glasgow.

Stamford Arts Centre

Tue 4 Nov

01780 763203

Beep2014: International Painting Prize

Beep2014 (B i e nnial e xhibition of p ainting) is Wales's only large-scale international painting exhibition, featuring work by nearly 50 artists.

The Old Iceland Building, Swansea

Fri 31 Oct

Free

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sun 2 Nov

Free

…and 5 more dates until 9 Nov

Behind the Scenes Collection Store Tours

Get a pick at the normally off-limits bits of mima. Booking is essential.

mima – Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 01642 726720

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Behold

An exhibition of highly skilled arts and crafts from throughout the country.

The Gallery, Ripon

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 01765 689554

  • 13:00 – 17:00 Behold The Gallery, Ripon

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 01765 689554

  • 13:00 – 17:00 Behold The Gallery, Ripon

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 01765 689554

  • 13:00 – 17:00 Behold The Gallery, Ripon
…and 4 more dates until 28 Dec

Ben Callaghan: Semi-Functional Works

Quasi-usable furniture and other items (including an angled coaster), invented by the artist to highlight what happens when design becomes antagonistic or otherwise troublesome for the person using it.

Rhubaba Gallery & Studio, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

Free

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sun 2 Nov

Free

…and 6 more dates until 16 Nov

Ben Uri Centenary Exhibition: Uncovering A Century Of Art, Identity And Migration

To celebrate Ben Uri's foundation in 1915, this unique exhibition exploring the experience of identity and migration during the last century, also offers a rare chance to view many masterpieces from the museum's collection. Encompassing paintings, work on paper, sculpture, new media and archival pieces, the exhibition…

Ben Uri Gallery, London NW8

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 020 7604 3991

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 020 7604 3991

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 020 7604 3991

…and 93 more dates until 28 Sep 2015

Beth Carter

Solo exhibition by an artist who works mostly in charcoal drawing and bronze sculptures, exploring the human condition by destabilising familiar images and themes in classical mythology.

View Art Gallery, Bristol

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 07787 152310

  • 12:00 – 16:00 Beth Carter View Art Gallery, Bristol

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 07787 152310

  • 12:00 – 16:00 Beth Carter View Art Gallery, Bristol

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 07787 152310

  • 12:00 – 16:00 Beth Carter View Art Gallery, Bristol
…and 6 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

Beyond

Exhibition exploring aspects of the supernatural through contemporary art and historical material with work from artists including Anna Flemming, Bogdan Catalin Cazacioc, Chip Rountree.

QUAD, Derby

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01332 290606

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Beyond QUAD, Derby

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 01332 290606

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Beyond QUAD, Derby

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 01332 290606

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Beyond QUAD, Derby

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 01332 290606

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Beyond QUAD, Derby
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