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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

Sun 26 Oct

Free

Fri 31 Oct

Free

Sat 1 Nov

Free

…and 7 more dates until 16 Nov

Ben Rivers: Things

A solo exhibition by the British artist, presenting his latest film installation, based on the seasons, which offers an analysis of the things we have gathered.

Kate MacGarry, London E2

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 020 7613 0515

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 7613 0515

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 7613 0515

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 26 Oct

Free / 020 7604 3991

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 020 7604 3991

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 020 7604 3991

…and 95 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

Beth Robertson Fiddes: Cadence and Cascade

Landscape and seascapes by artist inspired by her Highland roots.

Doubtfire Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 225 6540

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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 26 Oct

Free / 01332 290606

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Beyond 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
…and 2 more dates until 23 Nov

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

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 020 7613 2141

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 7613 2141

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 7613 2141

…and 3 more dates until 30 Oct

Big Art: Workshop

Art workshop.

Coram's Fields, London WC1N

Thu 23 Oct

Phone for prices / 020 7837 6138

Thu 30 Oct

Phone for prices / 020 7837 6138

Thu 6 Nov

Phone for prices / 020 7837 6138

…and 3 more dates until 27 Nov

The Big Draw: Alive! And The RWA: Workshop

Seven local school children and seven care home residents meet and draw in pairs in order to create large scale artwork. Part of The Big Draw.

Royal West Of England Academy, Bristol

Fri 24 Oct

BDS Room, First Floor

Donations welcome / 0117 973 5129

Big Draw Family Event: Britain’s Brilliant Birds

Create your own beautiful hand-drawn bird through drawing, exploring colour, pattern and line with Illustrator Claire Duffy.

Old Fire Station, Oxford

Sat 25 Oct

£2 / 01865 263980

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The Big Draw: Lively lines: Workshop

Don't miss taking part in the world's biggest drawing festival at Tate Liverpool. You'll look and listen to artworks in our DLA Piper Series: Constellations display, then get creative drawing and moving to drum beats. Experiment with bending and stretching wire to make long and lively sculptures.

Tate Liverpool

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0151 702 7400

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 0151 702 7400

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 0151 702 7400

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0151 702 7400

Black Country Stories

Over the last 4 years, Magnum photographer, Martin Parr, has created a photographic portrait and archive of life in the Black Country through photography, film and oral histories.

The New Art Gallery Walsall

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01922 654400

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01922 654400

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 01922 654400

…and 9 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Black Kettle Collective

Working with the Gallery's Learning team, Black Kettle Collective engages with and responds to the Gallery's programme of exhibitions, collections and activities, producing their own events for young audiences in Swansea.

YMCA, Swansea

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 01792 516900

Block Printing: Workshop

Learn a printing technique with pencil and use it to make personalised Christmas cards.

Nature In Art, Gloucester

Thu 13 Nov

Phone for prices / 0845 450 0233

Bloom

Highgate Mental Health Centre.

Highgate Mental Health Centre, London N19

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 7561 4000

  • 13:00 – 15:00 Bloom Highgate Mental Health Centre, London

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 7561 4000

  • 13:00 – 15:00 Bloom Highgate Mental Health Centre, London

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 020 7561 4000

  • 13:00 – 15:00 Bloom Highgate Mental Health Centre, London

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 020 7561 4000

  • 13:00 – 15:00 Bloom Highgate Mental Health Centre, London
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Blue Curry: Souvenir

A solo exhibition by Bahamas-born artist, Blue Curry, who repurposes commonplace objects to explore themes of exoticism, tourism and cultural commodification.

Vitrine Gallery, London SE1

Thu 23 Oct

Free

Fri 24 Oct

Free

Sat 25 Oct

Free

Blurring the Lines: An Exhibition About Culture In Flux

An exhibition presenting 16 people who dare to see the world differently. Yuri Suzuki, James Bridle, Sarah Drummond and more, Blurring the Lines celebrates pioneering individuals all pushing the boundaries of their cultural world.

The British Council, London SW1A

Sat 25 Oct

Free

Sun 26 Oct

Free

Sat 1 Nov

Free

…and 13 more dates until 14 Dec

Bob Robinson – An Exhibition Of Painting and Sculpture

25th October - 20th December Opening night: Friday 24th October, 18.00-20.00 Surface Gallery hosts the first solo exhibition of Bob Robinson in it's newly refurbished top-floor Project Space.

Surface Gallery, Nottingham

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0115 947 0793

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0115 947 0793

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0115 947 0793

…and 47 more dates until 20 Dec

Bob Robinson: Painting and Sculptures Part One

Paintings and sculptures by leading Nottingham artist.

Surface Gallery, Nottingham

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0115 947 0793

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0115 947 0793

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 0115 947 0793

…and 6 more dates until 7 Nov

A Bold Experiment: Work and Play at Ditchling Guild

A collection of photography work showing the artistic community working and playing over the past 60 years.

Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft, Hassocks

Sun 26 Oct

Normal admission fee applies / 01273 844744

Sun 2 Nov

Normal admission fee applies / 01273 844744

Sun 9 Nov

Normal admission fee applies / 01273 844744

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Bone Library

An evolving work by indigenous Australian performance and installation artist Sarah-Jane Norman who will engrave a complete dictionary of the languages of the Gadigal and Cammeraygal people, the lost pre-Colonial languages of the Sydney region, onto the prepared bones of sheep and beef cattle.

Ipswich Art School

Thu 30 Oct

Think Tank

£15 (£10) / 01473 433681

Fri 31 Oct

Think Tank

£15 (£10) / 01473 433681

Sat 1 Nov

Think Tank

£15 (£10) / 01473 433681

Brad Wilson: Affinity

Photographs of animals by American photographer.

Le Méridien Piccadilly, London W1J

Thu 23 Oct

Doinel Gallery

Free / 0207 734 8000

Fri 24 Oct

Doinel Gallery

Free / 0207 734 8000

Sat 25 Oct

Doinel Gallery

Free / 0207 734 8000

…and 44 more dates until 8 Dec

Brian Fletcher RBSA

Richly-textured mixed media and impasto oils have been used to capture mountain scenery and prehistoric monuments.

RBSA Gallery, Birmingham

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0121 236 4353

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0121 236 4353

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0121 236 4353

Brian May: Diableries: Stereoscopic Adventures In Hell

French devil tissue stereoscopic images discovered and researched by the London Stereoscopic Company.

The British Library, London NW1

Sun 26 Oct

£10; £8 over 60s (£7) / 0843 208 1144

Brian Mercer Residencies: Ed Jones And Richard Stone

Ed Jones & Richard Stone, winners of the Brian Mercer Residencies in Stone Carving and Bronze Casting in Pietrasanta, Italy showcase the incredible results of their work and studies under master craftsmen.

The Royal British Society Of Sculptors Galleries, London SW7

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 020 7373 8615

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 020 7373 8615

Wed 12 Nov

Free / 020 7373 8615

…and 14 more dates until 12 Dec back to top