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Beffta UK Awards 2014

Europe's Biggest Award Ceremony Celebrating Black And Ethnic Personalities In Entertainment.

The Hippodrome, London NW11

Fri 24 Oct

By invite only / 07932 527 121

Sat 25 Oct

By invite only / 07932 527 121

Belle: The Art Of Junko Mizuno

A retrospective solo exhibition from celebrated Japanese artist Junko Mizuno. Bringing together a collection of works from throughout her esteemed career, "Belle" is the first ever showing of the cult manga artist's work in London. Not to be missed!

Atomica Gallery, London WC2H

Thu 23 Oct

Free

Fri 24 Oct

Free

Sat 25 Oct

Free

…and 3 more dates until 28 Oct

Michael Putland: A Life in Music: 50 Years On The Road

2014 marks fifty years since Michael Putland started out on a career which has seen him witness music history in the making; photographing the faces that changed popular music, in an era when popular music was changing everything else.

Getty Images Gallery, London W1W

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 7291 5380

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 020 7291 5380

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 020 7291 5380

…and 2 more dates until 22 Nov

Adult Art Afternoons

Free classes to help you unleash your inner art beast. Booking is essential.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0141 287 3050

…and 4 more dates until 7 Dec

Alan Michael

Paintings from artist influenced by Pop art and Photorealism.

Tramway, Glasgow

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of Generation.

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of Generation.

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of Generation.

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of Generation.

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Capturing Beauty: An Introduction To Edwin Smith

FREE exhibition tours led by 'Ordinary Beauty' curators Justine Sambrook and Valeria Carullo.

RIBA, London W1B

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 7580 5533

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 020 7580 5533

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 020 7580 5533

…and 4 more dates until 5 Dec

City Observatory Installation

Installation by the Institute of Future Cities, showing how city data helps us to understand urban centres, and to plan better cities for the future. (Tip: if you want to avoid traffic deadlock, don't build all your high-density housing on the outskirts.)

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 276 5365

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 276 5365

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0141 276 5365

…and 5 more dates until 14 Dec

Generation Tours at Modern One

Free, discussion-led tours of the Generation exhibition. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6410

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6410

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6410

…and 11 more dates until 24 Jan 2015

Hugh Green's Stirlingshire

Retrospective of the work of the late painter and friend of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01786 471917

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01786 471917

Louisa Fairclough: I Wish I Could Be A Stone

An exhibition of works by the contemporary artist.

Danielle Arnaud Contemporary Art, London SE11

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 7735 8292

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 7735 8292

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 020 7735 8292

Lucy Beech

Working with video and performance, Beech has developed a project that focuses on ideas of emotional capitalism; where economic and emotional discourses mutually shape one another.

Zabludowicz Collection, London NW5

Thu 23 Oct

Cancelled / 020 7428 8940

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Lucy Beech Zabludowicz Collection, London

Fri 24 Oct

Cancelled / 020 7428 8940

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Lucy Beech Zabludowicz Collection, London

Sat 25 Oct

Cancelled / 020 7428 8940

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Lucy Beech Zabludowicz Collection, London
…and 9 more dates until 9 Nov

Silent Partners: Artist And Mannequin From Function To Fetish

The artist's mannequin was one of art's best-kept secrets. For the first time discover its hidden life; from its origins as a studio tool, to the fetishised subject of the artist's painting, and in the 20th century, a work of art in its own right.

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01223 332900

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01223 332900

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 01223 332900

…and 11 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Stephen Murray: The Comedown

Glasgow-based sculptor Stephen Murray builds a velodrome as a response to the Commonwealth Games.

The Briggait, Glasgow

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

…and 7 more dates until 1 Nov

100 Days: The Rwandan Genocide Twenty Years Later

Photographs, videos and multimedia installations exploring one of Africa's darkest periods, which saw the murder of 800,000 people and the rape of 500,000, following the assassination of the Rwandan and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira.

The Herbert, Coventry

Sun 26 Oct

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

Sun 2 Nov

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

Sun 9 Nov

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

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26 Words

A letter Exchange touring exhibition pairing 26 writers from Group 26 with 26 calligraphers and letter carvers.

Monnow Valley Arts Centre, Hereford

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01873 860529

  • 14:00 – 17:00 26 Words Monnow Valley Arts Centre, Hereford

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01873 860529

  • 14:00 – 17:00 26 Words Monnow Valley Arts Centre, Hereford

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01873 860529

  • 14:00 – 17:00 26 Words Monnow Valley Arts Centre, Hereford

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01873 860529

  • 14:00 – 17:00 26 Words Monnow Valley Arts Centre, Hereford

39th Interim Exhibition: Persona

Persona Curated by: Antoni Ferrer Featuring Go-Eun Im, Harald den Breejen and Tom Gidley

Hanmi Gallery, London W1T

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0208 286 4426

3AM: Wonder, Paranoia And The Restless Night

In this exhibition, curated by Angela Kingston, over 20 UK and international artists explore various themes related to 3 am. It demonstrates how this particular nocturnal hour has captured the imagination of artists

Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

Sun 26 Oct

Galleries 8 & 9

Free / 01482 613902

Sun 2 Nov

Galleries 8 & 9

Free / 01482 613902

Sun 9 Nov

Galleries 8 & 9

Free / 01482 613902

…and 5 more dates until 14 Dec

557 Reasons: A Tribute To Life

This art exhibition is to honour the 557 people who have their final home between the walls of the Crypt and pay a tribute to their lives. 24 artists from different countries give a highly personal interpretation of the joys of life.

St Pancras Church, London NW1

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 8558 6982

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 8558 6982

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 020 8558 6982

…and 7 more dates until 2 Nov

A Royal Passion: Queen Victoria and Photography

Anne Lyden, International Photography Curator, talks about how photography and Queen Victoria influenced each other.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Oct

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

Free / 0131 624 6200

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A–Z: An Alphabetical Tour of Scottish Art

An overview of Scottish art from the 17th century to the present day, featuring artists from William Allan to Aleksander Zyw.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0131 529 3993

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0131 529 3993

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 0131 529 3993

Academicians III

Prints by four Royal Academicians: Marian Leven, Hughie O'Donoghue, Barbara Rae and Emma Stibbon.

Glasgow Print Studio

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 0141 552 0704

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0141 552 0704

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0141 552 0704

…and 7 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Accord Hospice Art Exhibition

A hundred original works by local artists for sale. All profits go to the Accord Hospice.

Anchor Mill, Paisley

Sat 25 Oct

Free

Sun 26 Oct

Free

Acrylic Landscapes: Workshop

Simon Terry leads an acrylic painting class. Use depth and perspective to build up a landscape, taking inspiration from the collection. Materials are provided.

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 15 Nov

£25 each class; £65 for all three / 0191 232 7734

Adrian Henri: Total Art

Original paintings, collages, prints, annotated scripts, hand-made posters, audio and video from the 1960s and 1970s.

The John Lennon Art & Design Building, Liverpool

Sat 25 Oct

Exhibition Research Centre

Free / 0151 709 7444

Sun 26 Oct

Exhibition Research Centre

Free / 0151 709 7444

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