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Emily Speed: Littoral Zone

Drawings, sculpture and performances exploring the relationship between architecture and the body.

Plymouth Arts Centre

Sun 27 Apr

Phone for prices / 01752 206114

  • 16:00 – 20:30

Sun 4 May

Phone for prices / 01752 206114

  • 16:00 – 20:30

Sun 11 May

Phone for prices / 01752 206114

  • 16:00 – 20:30

Sun 18 May

Phone for prices / 01752 206114

  • 16:00 – 20:30

Farhad Ahrarnia: Stage On Fire

Works in various media.

Rose Issa Projects, London W1W

Thu 15 May

Free / 020 7602 7700

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Fri 16 May

Free / 020 7602 7700

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 20 May

Free / 020 7602 7700

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 23 more dates until 27 Jun

Festival De Mole

A celebration of the sauces and recipes from each Mexican estado, or state. This week-long festival also coincides with the Dia de Muertos, and Mestizo's will feature a specially-created installation, for the 'dear departed'.

Mestizo Restaurant & Tequila Bar, London NW1

Mon 27 Oct

Booking required, phone for prices / 020 7387 4064

  • 12:00 – 23:00

Tue 28 Oct

Booking required, phone for prices / 020 7387 4064

  • 12:00 – 23:00

Wed 29 Oct

Booking required, phone for prices / 020 7387 4064

  • 12:00 – 23:00
…and 4 more dates until 2 Nov

Four Seasons

Paintings from the museum's collection, selected to highlight depictions of seasonal change, by artists including Theodore Roussel, Carel Weight and George Graham.

Hastings Museum And Art Gallery

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 01424 451155

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 01424 451155

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 01424 451155

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 34 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

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

Fred Cuming RA

A retrospective of the artist's work.

Rye Art Gallery

Sun 7 Sep

Gallery 3 & 4

Free / 01797 222433

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 14 Sep

Gallery 3 & 4

Free / 01797 222433

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 21 Sep

Gallery 3 & 4

Free / 01797 222433

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 4 more dates until 19 Oct

Llanover Hall Arts Centre, Cardiff

Fri 25 Apr

Phone for prices

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Fri 2 May

Phone for prices

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Fri 9 May

Phone for prices

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 May

Gerry Bibby: How To Work Together

Gerry Bibby will exhibit at The Showroom this Spring as part of How to Work Together; a major new collaborative project launched by 3 of London's leading non-profit contemporary art galleries - Chisenhale Gallery, The Showroom and Studio Voltaire.

The Showroom, London NW8

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 020 7724 4300

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Thu 1 May

Free / 020 7724 4300

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Fri 2 May

Free / 020 7724 4300

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 29 more dates until 21 Jun

Giles Winter Paintings

Contemporary landscape paintings.

Millinery Works, London N1

Sun 11 May

Free / 020 7359 2019

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 18 May

Free / 020 7359 2019

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 020 7359 2019

  • 12:00 – 17:00
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Gordon Dalton: Quiet Riots

Paintings by the artist.

BayArt Gallery, Cardiff

Sat 5 Jul

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Tue 8 Jul

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Wed 9 Jul

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 17 more dates until 1 Aug

Graham Clarke's Studio Spring Open Days

Come and see etchings, watercolours, block prints, books, posters, greetings cards and more.

Up The Garden Studio, Maidstone

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 01622 743938

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 01622 743938

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 01622 743938

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 7 more dates until 5 May

Graham High

Paintings depicting impressions of the coast of North Norfolk.

Blackheath Halls, London SE3

Fri 2 May

Cafe/Bar

Phone for prices / 020 8463 0100

  • 12:00

Fri 9 May

Cafe/Bar

Phone for prices / 020 8463 0100

  • 12:00

Fri 16 May

Cafe/Bar

Phone for prices / 020 8463 0100

  • 12:00
…and 2 more dates until 28 May

Green2014: The Environmental Legacy of the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

A six-month programme of exhibitions, talks and activities, looking at how the 2014 Commonwealth Games will affect the environment, celebrating the projects being delivered by Glasgow City Council, the Scottish Parliament, the Games Organising Committee and others.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Sun 27 Apr

Gallery Two

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Gallery Two

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 11 May

Gallery Two

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 23 more dates until 19 Oct

Handmade by Machines

Contemporary jewellery made by students and staff of Scottish jewellery colleges. All the pieces were made using digital technology as a design and/or production tool.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Mon 19 May

Free / 0141 276 5360

This preview of the exhibition opens with a symposium (4–6pm) on the use of technology alongside traditional crafting methods in contemporary jewellery design. Booking is essential.

Sun 22 Jun

Free / 0141 276 5360

This 2014 show sees work by jewellers from The City of Glasgow College, Glasgow Clyde College, Glasgow Kelvin College and Fife College.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 29 Jun

Free / 0141 276 5360

This 2014 show sees work by jewellers from The City of Glasgow College, Glasgow Clyde College, Glasgow Kelvin College and Fife College.

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 13 Jul back to top

Harewood Masterpieces: Works By Turner, Girtin And Varley

Paintings from Harewood's collection, providing an insight into artists' observations of the natural world and the formal and symbolic abstraction of these views.

Harewood House, Leeds

Thu 24 Apr

State Rooms

£10–£14 adv booking required (Children £6–£7 adv booking required; £6–£7 adv booking required; £9–£13 adv booking required; £30–£40 adv booking… / 0113 218 1000

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Fri 25 Apr

State Rooms

£10–£14 adv booking required (Children £6–£7 adv booking required; £6–£7 adv booking required; £9–£13 adv booking required; £30–£40 adv booking… / 0113 218 1000

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sat 26 Apr

State Rooms

£10–£14 adv booking required (Children £6–£7 adv booking required; £6–£7 adv booking required; £9–£13 adv booking required; £30–£40 adv booking… / 0113 218 1000

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 190 more dates until 2 Nov

Helen Benigson

Videos and performances by the artist formerly known as Princess Belsize Dollar.

Tenderpixel Gallery, London WC2N

Fri 9 May

Free / 020 7379 9464

  • 14:00 – 18:00

Sat 10 May

Free / 020 7379 9464

  • 14:00 – 18:00

Wed 14 May

Free / 020 7379 9464

  • 14:00 – 18:00
…and 15 more dates until 7 Jun

Hey, I’m Mr Poetic

Group exhibition exploring how the artist can make the familiar strange.

Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 01954 718881

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 01954 718881

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 01954 718881

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 36 more dates until 1 Jun

Horses and Houds: The Buccleuch Art Collection at Bowhill

As part of the Festival of the Horse, discover the Horses and Hounds within the Buccleuch world renowned art collection.

Bowhill House & Country Park, Selkirk

Sat 17 May

£10 (Children £9) / 01704 22204

  • 13:00
  • 14:30

Sun 18 May

£10 (Children £9) / 01704 22204

  • 13:00
  • 14:30

Ian Cunnison: Shifting Sands

This is an exhibition of rare and beautiful photographs from Sudan taken by the anthropologist Ian Cunnison. It tells a story of migration, everyday lives and inter-ethnic relationships in late colonial Sudan.

Oriental Museum, Durham

Sat 26 Apr

£1.50 (Children £0.75; £3.50) / 0191 334 5694

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

£1.50 (Children £0.75; £3.50) / 0191 334 5694

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 3 May

£1.50 (Children £0.75; £3.50) / 0191 334 5694

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 48 more dates until 5 Oct back to top

Introduction To Art: Workshop

This session will introduce you to the basics of all the art mediums and help you begin to develop your skills as an artist.

Core Arts, London E9

Tue 29 Apr

Art Studio

Phone for prices / 020 8533 3500

  • 15:30 – 18:30

Tue 6 May

Art Studio

Phone for prices / 020 8533 3500

  • 15:30 – 18:30

Tue 13 May

Art Studio

Phone for prices / 020 8533 3500

  • 15:30 – 18:30
…and 5 more dates until 24 Jun

Jannica Honey: Born to Be Honey

Images of bands playing at Born to be Wide 's annual Edinburgh Night.

VoxBox Music, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0131 629 6775

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0131 629 6775

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 629 6775

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 12 more dates until 18 May

Jason Seife: Palindromes

The artist's first ever solo exhibition and, like the artist, it's a multi-disciplinary affair. Five of the major works on show will each be accompanied by their own musical score composed by the artist and his opulent oil paintings are detailed, dramatic compositions.

The Outsiders, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0191 221 2560

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0191 221 2560

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0191 221 2560

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 10 more dates until 10 May

Jenny Ryrie RBSA: White Water, White Light

Abstract landscape paintings inspired by the natural and mystical energies of the sea and coast.

RBSA Gallery, Birmingham

Sun 8 Jun

Cafe Wall

Free / 0121 236 4353

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Sun 15 Jun

Cafe Wall

Free / 0121 236 4353

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Sun 22 Jun

Cafe Wall

Free / 0121 236 4353

  • 13:00 – 17:00
…and 4 more dates until 20 Jul

Jeremy Gardiner: The Jurassic Coast

Contemporary landscape paintings.

Victoria Art Gallery, Bath

Sun 18 Jan 2015

Free / 01225 477233

  • 13:30 – 17:00

Sun 25 Jan 2015

Free / 01225 477233

  • 13:30 – 17:00

Sun 1 Feb 2015

Free / 01225 477233

  • 13:30 – 17:00
…and 4 more dates until 1 Mar 2015 back to top