Afternoon events, Visual art

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Bannockburn 700 – Remember Bannockburn!

A look at how the battle of Bannockburn has been represented in visual art over the centuries.

Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 23 more dates until 12 Oct

Barry Cullen: Noise Box VI

An immersive, audio-visual performance-installation by the artist and experimental musician, using a variety of customised acoustic and electric folk instruments.

PS2 Gallery, Belfast

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 077 3345 7772

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 077 3345 7772

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 077 3345 7772

  • 13:00 – 17:00
…and 6 more dates until 9 May

Bruce McLean: Another Condition Of Sculpture

Paintings, photography, films, video projections and performances spanning five decades of the Scottish artist's career.

Leeds Art Gallery

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0113 247 8256

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 0113 247 8256

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0113 247 8256

  • 13:00 – 17:00
…and 4 more dates until 11 May

Canalside Quilters

Contemporary textiles.

Saddleworth Museum And Art Gallery, Oldham

Sun 20 Apr

£2 (£1; Children £1; £4) / 01457 874093

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

£2 (£1; Children £1; £4) / 01457 874093

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Tue 22 Apr

£2 (£1; Children £1; £4) / 01457 874093

  • 13:00 – 16:00
…and 5 more dates until 27 Apr

Candidates' Exhibition

Works in various media by artists seeking election to become associates or members of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists.

RBSA Gallery, Birmingham

Sun 20 Apr

Gallery 1 & 2

Free / 0121 236 4353

  • 13:00 – 17:00
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A Capital View: The Art of Edinburgh

The growth and development of Edinburgh, as seen by the artists who have represented it over the centuries. Featuring work from William Delacour and John Clerk of Eldin through Alexander Nasmyth and Henry Raeburn to 20th century painters such as Sir John Lavery, Dorothy Johnstone and John Houston.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 11 May

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 18 May

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 6 more dates until 6 Jul

Caroline Meynell

Contemporary paintings by the Mary Moser Prize-winning, Oxfordshire-based artist.

03 Gallery, Oxford

Tue 29 Jul

Free / 01865 246131

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Wed 30 Jul

Free / 01865 246131

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 01865 246131

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 9 more dates until 15 Aug

Continuum

The third exhibition of contemporary textile art organised by Stitch Links at the Babylon Gallery, Ely. Exciting new work has been created for this exhibition in 2 and 3-D. It will explore a wide range of materials and techniques, including hand-stitching, machine stitch, dyeing, felt, origami, shibori and quilting.

Babylon Gallery, Ely

Sat 26 Apr

Free, donations welcome / 01353 616991

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free, donations welcome / 01353 616991

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Tue 29 Apr

Free, donations welcome / 01353 616991

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 23 more dates until 25 May

Country Pursuits X

The gallery's annual celebration of the countryside features work by Janet Cleghorn, Pamela Grace, David Greenall, Caroline Hunter, Ruth O'Dell, Catherine Rayner, Mary Sumner, Helen Tabor, Claire West, Gordon Wilson, Shirley Vauvelle, Jacqui Atkin and Anna De Ville.

Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 14 Sep

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 5 more dates until 26 Oct

Dan Miller: The Cosmati Edition

A linocut series examining the history and legacy of the Cosmati Pavement, an intricately inlaid stone pavement in Westminster Abbey.

David Dale Gallery and Studios, Glasgow

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0141 258 9124

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0141 258 9124

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0141 258 9124

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0141 258 9124

  • 12:00 – 17:00
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David Jablonowski: Hello Prediction! / Still Life With Turkey Pie

For this solo exhibition, Jablonowski combines his long-standing interest in the sculptural qualities of communication technologies with new research into online advertising, translating digital experience into multimedia installation.

Max Wigram Gallery, London W1S

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 020 7495 4960

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 3 May

Free / 020 7495 4960

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 10 May

Free / 020 7495 4960

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 24 May

David Saunders

Abstract paintings by the France-based artist.

Mummery + Schnelle, London EC2A

Fri 16 May

Free / 020 7729 9707

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 17 May

Free / 020 7729 9707

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 21 May

Free / 020 7729 9707

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 23 more dates until 28 Jun

Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Burlesque art class with a relaxed atmosphere, music, drinks and interesting models.

Stereo, Glasgow

Sun 11 May

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 8 Jun

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 13 Jul

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 5 more dates until 14 Dec

Drawing and Painting Studio

An 12-week course enabling you to build your skills in oils, watercolour or acrylics. You can take either morning or afternoon sessions (half day), or book both (full day). With tutor Michael Durning of the Paisley Arts Institute. Booking is essential.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Thu 24 Apr

half day £110 or full day £200 per term / 0141 353 4776

Please note: These courses run 24 Apr–26 Jun 2014.

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Thu 1 May

half day £110 or full day £200 per term / 0141 353 4776

Please note: These courses run 24 Apr–26 Jun 2014.

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Thu 8 May

half day £110 or full day £200 per term / 0141 353 4776

Please note: These courses run 24 Apr–26 Jun 2014.

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 7 more dates until 26 Jun

Drawn To Abstraction

Abstract works in a variety of media.

The Stables Gallery, Twickenham

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 020 8831 6000

  • 14:00 – 17:30

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 020 8831 6000

  • 14:00 – 17:30

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 020 8831 6000

  • 13:00 – 17:30

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 020 8831 6000

  • 13:00 – 17:30
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A Dream of Stirling: Norman McLaren’s Scottish Dawn

Exhibition on the life and work of Stirling-born award-winning filmmaker Norman McLaren.

Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 7 more dates until 22 Jun

EC1 & WC1 Galleries Day

A group show featuring works on paper by a number of Tintype artists including An Gee Chan, Jost Munster, Alice Walton and Tom Wooner. Holly Slingsby will also be presenting a performance art piece, Too Many Marys, for one day.

Tintype, London N1

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 07946 545 978

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 07946 545 978

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 07946 545 978

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 2 more dates until 27 Apr

Edwin Burdis: The Plumbers (Hygienic Gaze)

Paintings, works on paper and performances exploring notions of identity and character, pointing out the perceived links between sophistication, innovation and clean water in the home.

Vitrine Gallery, London SE1

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 02074 076496

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Thu 1 May

Free / 02074 076496

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Fri 2 May

Free / 02074 076496

  • 12:00 – 19:00
…and 21 more dates until 7 Jun

Facing The Future: Sculpture From Harrogate's Fine Art Collection

Sculptural works shedding light on Harrogate's forgotten art history.

Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 01423 556188

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 01423 556188

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 01423 556188

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Fragments Of Spain

Painter Trinidad Ball and ceramic artist Loli Cardenoso join forces again to bring you an exhibition of oil paintings and ceramic works in porcelain which represent fragments of the exuberant colour and whimsical joie de vivre of a Spanish Summertime.

Burgh House, London NW3

Thu 22 May

Free / 020 7431 0144

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Fri 23 May

Free / 020 7431 0144

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 020 7431 0144

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 May back to top

Frank Brangwyn: War Posters: Commemorating World War I

War posters by the Belgian artist, covering themes such as the horrors of the war, recruiting soldiers and propaganda to vilify the enemy.

Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

Sun 18 May

Free / 01423 556188

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 01423 556188

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 1 Jun

Free / 01423 556188

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 33 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

Galloway in Glasgow – The Galloway Artisans Selling Exhibition

A hand-picked selection of Galloway artists' works, including ceramics, oils, watercolours, prints and textiles.

The Mackintosh Church, Glasgow

Sun 8 Jun

Free / 0141 946 6600

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Sat 14 Jun

Free / 0141 946 6600

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Sun 15 Jun

Free / 0141 946 6600

  • 13:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 22 Jun

Llanover Hall Arts Centre, Cardiff

Tue 22 Apr

Phone for prices, closed Dec 8-Jan 13

  • 16:30 – 18:30

Tue 29 Apr

Phone for prices, closed Dec 8-Jan 13

  • 16:30 – 18:30

Tue 6 May

Phone for prices, closed Dec 8-Jan 13

  • 16:30 – 18:30
…and 3 more dates until 27 May

Llanover Hall Arts Centre, Cardiff

Wed 23 Apr

Phone for prices

  • 16:00 – 18:00

Wed 30 Apr

Phone for prices

  • 16:00 – 18:00

Wed 7 May

Phone for prices

  • 16:00 – 18:00
…and 3 more dates until 28 May

Gego: Line As Object

Line installations by the 20th-century, German artist, exploring the phenomenological experience of sculpture and themes of weight, scale, gravity, light, space and encounter.

Leeds Art Gallery

Sun 27 Jul

Upper Sculpture Study Gallery

Free / 0113 247 8256

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Wed 30 Jul

Upper Sculpture Study Gallery

Free / 0113 247 8256

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Sun 3 Aug

Upper Sculpture Study Gallery

Free / 0113 247 8256

  • 13:00 – 17:00
…and 22 more dates until 19 Oct back to top