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Souper Saturday Postcard Sale

Postcard art from local artists is on sale (as well as live music) to raise funds for Souper Saturday which provides food for the homeless.

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 229 7565

Mike Nelson: Eighty Circles Through Canada (The Last Possessions of an Orcadian Mountain Man)

A new installation inspired by the artist's friendship with artist and mountaineer Erlend Williamson.

Tramway, Glasgow

Thu 27 Nov

Fri 28 Nov

Sat 29 Nov

…and 26 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Work Christmas Party

Exhibiting at Columbia Road Arts Club, London from 26 November - 7 December, Work Christmas Party is a celebration of contemporary British illustration and the creative minds behind it.

Columbia Road Arts Club, London E2

Thu 27 Nov

Free

Fri 28 Nov

Free

Mon 1 Dec

Free

…and 4 more dates until 5 Dec

Edition One

Debut group show from Dundee Print Collective.

WASPS Studios, Dundee

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 01382 221860

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 01382 221860

Mon 8 Dec

Free / 01382 221860

…and 6 more dates until 14 Dec

Toby Paterson: Ludic Motif

Installation in a former RBS branch.

190 Trongate, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

Free

Tue 2 Dec

Free

Wed 3 Dec

Free

…and 13 more dates until 20 Dec back to top

Maria Christoforatou: Constructing Spaces

The exhibition examines the relationship between the romanticised notion of home, as a place of safety, security, comfort and belonging, and the emotional and material impact of its loss.

Chocolate Studios, London N1

Thu 27 Nov

Free

Private view Thu 27 Nov 6–9pm.

Fri 28 Nov

Free

Private view Thu 27 Nov 6–9pm.

Sat 29 Nov

Free

Private view Thu 27 Nov 6–9pm.

Sun 30 Nov

Free

Private view Thu 27 Nov 6–9pm.

RSA Open 2014

Paintings, drawings, sculptures and photography by artists from across Scotland and beyond, chosen by the RSA from an open submission.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00 RSA Open 2014 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00 RSA Open 2014 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00 RSA Open 2014 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
…and 6 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

The Bad Shepherd

An exhibition featuring works by Pieter Brueghel II, Nicole Eisenman, Jeff Koons, Sarah Lucas, Peter Doig, Jan Brueghel I, and others, celebrating the significance of works created by the Brueghel family, as well as the importance of works from Christie's post-war and contemporary art divisions.

Christie's Mayfair, London W1S

Sat 29 Nov

Free

Sat 6 Dec

Free

Sat 13 Dec

Free

…and 4 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

Leith Art Walk

Art and interactive projects from local artists, on show in flats along Leith Walk. Check the Facebook page for further details on locations.

Various Venues, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Nov

Free

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Saturday Life Drawing Class

Artist Graham Flack leads this drawing workshop; learn how others have portrayed the human figure, and then practise drawing from a life model yourself. Materials are supplied; suitable for all levels of experience. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 13 Dec

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Sat 14 Feb 2015

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

De/coding the Apocalypse

This exhibition will use the latest technology to investigate our fascination with the Book of Revelation.

King's College, London WC2R

Thu 27 Nov

Inigo Rooms, Somerset House East Wing

Free / 020 7836 5454

Fri 28 Nov

Inigo Rooms, Somerset House East Wing

Free / 020 7836 5454

Sat 29 Nov

Inigo Rooms, Somerset House East Wing

Free / 020 7836 5454

…and 17 more dates until 19 Dec

Somerset House, London WC2R

Thu 27 Nov

Indigo Rooms

Free / 020 7845 4600

Fri 28 Nov

Indigo Rooms

Free / 020 7845 4600

Sat 29 Nov

Indigo Rooms

Free / 020 7845 4600

…and 20 more dates until 19 Dec

Dominic Samsworth: Salting the Mirage

Solo show by former GSA student interested in exploration, in changes of scene and openness to inquiry.

SWG3, Glasgow

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0141 357 7246

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0141 357 7246

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0141 357 7246

…and 8 more dates until 13 Dec

Graeme Durant: When In Roam

An exhibition of the artist's sculptures, paintings, collages, drawings and installations. Through a process of recycling, improvisation and low-tech construction, Durant's objects become invested in new meaning and imagination.

BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 5 Dec

Free / 0191 261 3830

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0191 261 3830

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0191 261 3830

…and 55 more dates until 22 Feb 2015

RSA Architecture Open 2014

The RSA takes the temperature of recent Scottish architecture and design work, in this show with exhibits submitted by practices all over the country.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 225 6671

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

…and 6 more dates until 25 Jan 2015 back to top

Stan Douglas

An overview of the work of major Canadian artist Stan Douglas, featuring videos and image works such as Der Sandmann, Hogan's Alley and Hotel Vancouver.

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 225 2383

Note: Fruitmarket Gallery is closed from Wed 24–Fri 26 Dec inclusively.

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Stan Douglas Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0131 225 2383

Note: Fruitmarket Gallery is closed from Wed 24–Fri 26 Dec inclusively.

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Stan Douglas Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 0131 225 2383

Note: Fruitmarket Gallery is closed from Wed 24–Fri 26 Dec inclusively.

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Stan Douglas Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
…and 9 more dates until 15 Feb 2015

Ana Genoves

The work of Ana Genoves operates between the boundaries of making, faking and destruction. Her forms echo the objects with which we order social / civil space, but using ambiguity and suggestions of entropy, Genoves undermines any attempt at control.

Standpoint Gallery, London N1

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 020 7739 4921

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Ana Genoves Standpoint Gallery, London

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 020 7739 4921

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Ana Genoves Standpoint Gallery, London

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 020 7739 4921

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Ana Genoves Standpoint Gallery, London
…and 4 more dates until 6 Dec

Another Athens

An artistic exchange between artists and writers in Edinburgh and in Athens, Greece.

Interviewroom 11, Edinburgh

Thu 27 Nov

Free

Fri 28 Nov

Free

Barbara Anderson

Work by local artist.

Sofi's, Edinburgh

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7019

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7019

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7019

…and 5 more dates until 4 Dec

Bill Sample And Rebecca Collins

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

National Trust: Powis Castle & Garden, Welshpool

Thu 27 Nov

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

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Christmas Art Show

Christmas-themed arts and crafts at affordable prices, from gallery artists.

Lillie Art Gallery, Glasgow

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0141 956 5536

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0141 956 5536

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0141 956 5536

…and 15 more dates until 20 Dec

Drill: Brighton

Music, films, talks and exhibitions with guest acts including Wire, Swans, Toy and Spectres.

The Green Door Store, Brighton

Thu 4 Dec

£60 / 07944 693214

Fri 5 Dec

£60 / 07944 693214

Sat 6 Dec

£60 / 07944 693214

Sun 7 Dec

£60 / 07944 693214

Various venues: Brighton

Thu 4 Dec

£77

Sat 6 Dec

£19.25

Sun 7 Dec

£19.25

Drop-in Life Drawing in Dulwich

Drop-in life drawing sessions with one model and one pose.

The Old Scout Hut, London SE22

Fri 28 Nov

£12 / 0770 4450 169

Wed 3 Dec

£12 / 0770 4450 169

Fri 5 Dec

£12 / 0770 4450 169

…and 213 more dates until 21 Dec 2016

Five Sheets At Five Years Susan Johanknecht And Katharine Meynell

The latest section from Poetry of Unknown Words, our feminising response to Iliazd's Poesie de mots inconnus, 1949. This is a series of transcriptions using an expanded sense of authorship and relationships with others through time.

The Blythe House Archive & Library Reading Room, London W14

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 020 7602 5886

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 020 7602 5886

Helen Slater: Sea Pictures

Exhibition inspired by the landscape of the sea by artist Helen Slater.

Saddleworth Museum And Art Gallery, Oldham

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 01457 874093

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 01457 874093

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 01457 874093

…and 8 more dates until 7 Dec back to top