Afternoon events, Visual art

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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

Wed 26 Nov

Gallery

Free / 0292 030440

Thu 27 Nov

Gallery

Free / 0292 030440

Fri 28 Nov

Gallery

Free / 0292 030440

…and 74 more dates until 22 Feb 2015

Artes Mundi 6

Exhibition of work using a wide range of media, actions and strategies to comment on what it means to be human in contemporary society, featuring some of this year's Artes Mundi 6 shortlisted artists.

Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 0292 030440

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0292 030440

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0292 030440

…and 74 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 29 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 6 Dec

£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 13 Dec

£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 78 more dates until 28 Mar 2015

Artist Bruce Munro's 'Star' To Shine

The acclaimed artist presents a large-scale light installation to represent the Star of Bethlehem.

Salisbury Cathedral

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 01722 555120

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 01722 555120

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 01722 555120

…and 7 more dates until 1 Feb 2015 back to top

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

Bag - ArtRabbit Art Trail

To celebrate the launch of their new international website on the 3rd November 2014, ArtRabbit has compiled an Art Trail around London, N1, to promote the discovery of contemporary art.

Hertford Road Studios, London N1

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 020 7253 2542

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 21 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

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

Sun 18 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

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

Sun 15 Feb 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

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

The Balloon Seller And Other Tragedies, Featuring The Last Supper- New Work By Giles Walker

Black Rat Projects are delighted to present 'The Balloon Seller and Other Tragedies', a new body of work by kinetic scrap artist Giles Walker at Gallery 223. The show will take place from 4th-14th December 2014 at the Lower Marsh space.

Gallery 223, London SE1

…and 8 more dates until 14 Dec

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 30 Nov

Free / 01434 634629

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 01434 634629

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 01434 634629

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 01434 634629

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Banks Mill Open Studios & Artisan Fair

Friday, 28 November 5pm-8pm Saturday, 29 November 10am-5pm Sunday, 30 November 10am-5pm Come and see over 70 artists, designers and makers in their working studios or visit their stall at our Artisan Fair, full of unique handmade products.

Banks Mill Studios, Derby

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 01332 594170

Behind The Lens: Wildlife Photographers: Talk

Meet some world-class wildlife photographers and find out about their work, experiences and techniques.

Natural History Museum, London SW7

Sat 20 Dec

Attenborough Studio

Free / 020 7942 5000/5011

Behold

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

The Gallery, Ripon

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 01765 689554

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

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 01765 689554

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

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 01765 689554

  • 13:00 – 17:00 Behold The Gallery, Ripon
…and 2 more dates until 28 Dec

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 30 Nov

Free / 020 7604 3991

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 020 7604 3991

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 020 7604 3991

…and 85 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 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

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 07787 152310

  • 12:00 – 16:00 Beth Carter View Art Gallery, Bristol
…and 5 more dates until 18 Jan 2015 back to top

Big Art: Workshop

Art workshop.

Coram's Fields, London WC1N

Thu 27 Nov

Phone for prices / 020 7837 6138

Bill Sample And Rebecca Collins

Two artists consider the impact items from the Powis collection have on visitors.

National Trust: Powis Castle & Garden, Welshpool

Wed 26 Nov

Free, plus admission £11.80, child £5.90, family £17.70 & 29.50 / 01938 551929/551944

Thu 27 Nov

Free, plus admission £11.80, child £5.90, family £17.70 & 29.50 / 01938 551929/551944

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 30 Nov

Free / 01922 654400

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 01922 654400

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 01922 654400

…and 4 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Bloc Projects: Louisa Martin: The Lighthouse

An installation from the visual artist, presenting a series of short videos with interlinked themes and characters, exploring the invisible body as a place of potential.

Bloc Projects, Sheffield

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 0114 272 3155

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0114 272 3155

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0114 272 3155

…and 13 more dates until 20 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

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 0115 947 0793

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0115 947 0793

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0115 947 0793

…and 19 more dates until 20 Dec back to top

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 30 Nov

Normal admission fee applies / 01273 844744

Sun 7 Dec

Normal admission fee applies / 01273 844744

Sun 14 Dec

Normal admission fee applies / 01273 844744

Sun 21 Dec

Normal admission fee applies / 01273 844744

Bompas & Parr Chandelier Showcase

Bompas & Parr previously brought you the gherkin chandelier, which operated on the fact that passing an electrical current through a gherkin will make it glow with a green light, and which was both extremely dangerous and incredibly energy-inefficient, drawing as much power as a small street. They return with a…

IceTank, London WC2H

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 027 420 4600

Bordertown

After walking around the borderline of Hackney throughout the summer, Holdsworth is exhibiting a selection of the images in this, his first solo show.

5 Middleton Road, London E8

Fri 28 Nov

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Bordertown 5 Middleton Road, London

Sat 29 Nov

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Bordertown 5 Middleton Road, London

Sun 30 Nov

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Bordertown 5 Middleton Road, London

Brad Wilson: Affinity

Photographs of animals by American photographer.

Le Méridien Piccadilly, London W1J

Wed 26 Nov

Doinel Gallery

Free / 0207 734 8000

Thu 27 Nov

Doinel Gallery

Free / 0207 734 8000

Fri 28 Nov

Doinel Gallery

Free / 0207 734 8000

…and 10 more dates until 8 Dec

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

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 020 7373 8615

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 020 7373 8615

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 020 7373 8615

…and 6 more dates until 12 Dec back to top