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Barbara Hepworth: Within The Landscape

The exhibition will contain some of Hepworth's most iconic sculptures including Stringed Figure (Curlew), 1956, and Moon Form, 1968, alongside prints and photographs detailing the artist's life long relationship with the landscape.

Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal

Sun 3 Aug

£6.35 / 01539 722464

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 10 Aug

£6.35 / 01539 722464

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 17 Aug

£6.35 / 01539 722464

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 5 more dates until 21 Sep

Barbara Kruger

New and recent work by one of the giants of American conceptual art.

Modern Art Oxford

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 01865 722733

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 01865 722733

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 17 Aug

Free / 01865 722733

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 31 Aug

The Paul McPherson Gallery, London SE10

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 020 8269 2990

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 020 8269 2990

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 020 8269 2990

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 12 more dates until 21 Nov

Batoul S'Himi: World Under Pressure

Sculptures made from potentially hazardous domestic objects which convey a pressure on the world and suggest it's near exploding point.

Rose Issa Projects, London W1W

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 020 7602 7700

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 020 7602 7700

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 5 Aug

Free / 020 7602 7700

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 7 more dates until 15 Aug

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 29 Aug

Free / 01642 726720

Fri 26 Sep

Free / 01642 726720

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

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 01765 689554

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 01765 689554

  • 13:00 – 17:00
…and 4 more dates until 28 Dec

Bekki Perriman: The Doorways Project

A site-specific artistic intervention exploring personal, social and political aspects of homelessness through sound and spoken word. Inspired by the artist's personal experience of homelessness as well as by Susan Phillipz's 2010 piece Surround Me, a song for the City of London, the final sound installation will invite…

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Fri 5 Sep

J.P. Morgan Pavilion At Royal Festival Hall

Free / 0844 875 0073

  • 16:00 – 23:00

Below Another Sky

Work created as part of an international residency programme, supporting Scottish and international artists. The prints on show change each week over the duration of the exhibition.

Glasgow Print Studio

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0141 552 0704

Prints by Rohini Devasher, Louise Hopkins and Carol Rhodes.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 0141 552 0704

Prints by Jim Lambie, David Noonan, Robert Orchardson and Seher Shah.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 17 Aug

Free / 0141 552 0704

Prints by Sarnath Banerjee, Michael Snow and Janice Kerbel.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

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 3 Aug

Free / 020 7604 3991

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 020 7604 3991

  • 13:00 – 17:30

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 020 7604 3991

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 119 more dates until 28 Sep 2015

Beneath The Waves

An interactive art installation featuring work made by children and young people as part of a summer beach craft project.

Norden Farm Centre For The Arts, Maidenhead

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 01628 788997

  • 15:00 – 22:00

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 01628 788997

  • 15:00 – 22:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 01628 788997

  • 15:00 – 22:00
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Benedict Drew: Guests #2

LIMBO invites Benedict Drew to assemble collaborators for an experimental group project open to the public for four weeks.

Limbo, Substation Project Space, Margate

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0781 278 0984

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0781 278 0984

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Fri 8 Aug

Free / 0781 278 0984

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 7 more dates until 23 Aug

Beside The Sea

Craft inspired by British beaches, life on the coast and seaside holidays. Included in the exhibition are Ian McKay's quirky automata boating scenes made from British hard woods and found objects, and charming seaside scenes in textiles and ceramics by Flossy Teacake.

National Maritime Museum, Falmouth

Mon 4 Aug

Free, plus normal admission £11.50, child £8, OAP £9.50, family £32, under 5s free / 01326 313388

  • 12:00 – 15:30

Tue 5 Aug

Free, plus normal admission £11.50, child £8, OAP £9.50, family £32, under 5s free / 01326 313388

  • 12:00 – 15:30

Wed 6 Aug

Free, plus normal admission £11.50, child £8, OAP £9.50, family £32, under 5s free / 01326 313388

  • 12:00 – 15:30
…and 4 more dates until 10 Aug

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

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 07787 152310

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 07787 152310

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 6 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

Betwixt And Between: Gayle Chong Kwan

The artist will experiment with discarded and overlooked objects to create a new installation for South Square.

South Square Centre, Bradford

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 01274 834747

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 01274 834747

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Tue 5 Aug

Free / 01274 834747

  • 12:00 – 15:00
…and 41 more dates until 21 Sep

Beyond Zero

Works in various media, including paintings and films, exploring the relationship between art and science in 20th-century Russia, focusing on non-objective art and the Soviet Union's space programme.

Calvert 22, London E2

Wed 8 Oct

Free / 020 7613 2141

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 020 7613 2141

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 020 7613 2141

  • 12:00 – 18:00
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Bicentenary of the Strathnaver Clearances: Spinning Demonstration

Discover the art of spinning and try your hand at it. Warning: spinning can involve hazardous pricks to the finger, leading to 100-year-long sleep followed by unexpected marriage to minor royalty.

Strathnaver Museum, Thurso

Tue 5 Aug

Price included in cost of museum admission

Part of Strathnaver Clearances Bicentenary.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Coram's Fields, London WC1N

Thu 31 Jul

Phone for prices / 020 7837 6138

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Big Draw With Mark Barnes

As part of the Rise of Maidstone United project come and learn how to draw a cartoon with illustrator Mark Barnes.

Kent History & Library Centre, Maidstone

Sat 4 Oct

£2.50

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Birmingham Art Circle Exhibition

An eclectic mix of work by accomplished artists.

RBSA Gallery, Birmingham

Sun 31 Aug

Gallery 1 & 2

Free / 0121 236 4353

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Botanical Painting Crash Course 1

Botanical painting masterclass in Essex - part 1 of a 3-day course.

Loughton Methodist Church

Mon 11 Aug

£120 / 020 8502 3071

  • 12:00 – 16:00
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Botanical Painting Crash Course 2

Botanical painting masterclass, 2nd part of a 3-day workshop, held in Loughton, Essex.

Loughton Methodist Church

Tue 12 Aug

£120 / 020 8502 3071

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Boundless

A mixed media group exhibition featuring photography, oil and acrylic paintings, illustration, sculpture and graphic design. Submissions welcome.

Camden Image Gallery, London NW1

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 07949 661 450

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 07949 661 450

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Tue 5 Aug

Free / 07949 661 450

  • 12:00 – 19:00
…and 9 more dates until 14 Aug

Braiding Jewellery: Workshop

Create contemporary braided jewellery such as a necklace or a bracelet.

The Old Courthouse, Thirsk

Fri 29 Aug

£10 / 01845 526536

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Brainstorm! The Art Of Bryan Talbot - Graphic Novel Illustrations From Bryan Talbot Including Luther Arkwright; Grandville And Alice In Sunderland.

Graphic novel illustrations by Bryan Talbot plus recent book illustrations for two books written by Mary Talbot (Dotter of her father's eyes and Sally Heathcote Sufferagette).

Astley Hall Museum And Art Gallery, Chorley

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 01257 515929

  • 12:00 – 16:30

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 01257 515929

  • 12:00 – 16:30

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 01257 515929

  • 12:00 – 16:30
…and 11 more dates until 14 Sep

The Brontes And Animals

Drawings of domesticated animals by the Bronte children.

Bronte Parsonage Museum, Keighley

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Free, plus admission £7.50, child £3.75, concs £6.25, family £18 / 01535 642323

  • 12:00 – 17:00
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