Afternoon events, Visual art

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Bedwyr Williams: Echt

Installation inspired by dystopian futures, by the highly-rated Welsh artist and occasional stand-up comic.

Tramway, Glasgow

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 29 more dates until 25 May

Animals In Art: The Association Of Animal Artists

Paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture depicting a range of wild, exotic and domestic animals.

Castle Park Arts Centre, Frodsham

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 01928 735832

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 01928 735832

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 01928 735832

  • 13:00 – 16:00
…and 2 more dates until 18 May

Open Jar Collective: Broth Mix

Open Jar Collective transform the Kinning Park Complex into a place for conversations and action. In the first week, you're invited to help transform the main hall into a café, which will then host a series of gigs, talks and workshops, with a different soup being prepared every day by members of the community.

Kinning Park Complex, Glasgow

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0141 419 0329

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0141 419 0329

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Le Swimming

Works exploring the idea of 'Other Spaces', by Nadège Druzkowski, Sukaina Kubba, Jenny Lewis, Philippe Murphy, Alys Owen and Beth Shapeero, transforming the underground car park into a swimming pool.

Fleming House, Glasgow

Sat 19 Apr

Underground Car Park

Free

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 20 Apr

Underground Car Park

Free

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Mon 21 Apr

Underground Car Park

Free

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Madiba

World Heart Beat Music Academy is hosting an art exhibition and concert at our music academy in celebration of the life of Nelson Mandela, including a book signing with Antoinette Haselhorst, author of "Reflections on Nelson Mandela: Icon of Peace".

World Heart Beat Music Academy, London SW18

Wed 7 May

£10

  • 13:30 – 15:30
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Reading Photography: A Guide to Understanding Photographs

Learn how to read, analyse and talk about photographs, utilising photography terminology and theory.

Stills, Edinburgh

Sun 4 May

£49 (£39) for four weeks / 0131 622 6200

Please note: This course runs 4–25 May 2014.

Sun 11 May

£49 (£39) for four weeks / 0131 622 6200

Please note: This course runs 4–25 May 2014.

Sun 18 May

£49 (£39) for four weeks / 0131 622 6200

Please note: This course runs 4–25 May 2014.

…and 5 more dates until 20 Jul

Timsbury Art Group

An informal local art group for beginners and enthusiasts.

Conygre Hall, Bath

Thu 24 Apr

Bowls Court

Phone for prices

  • 14:00

Thu 1 May

Bowls Court

Phone for prices

  • 14:00

Thu 8 May

Bowls Court

Phone for prices

  • 14:00
…and 3 more dates until 29 May

University For The Creative Arts BA (Hons), MA Fine Art And Arts Media

Contemporary works in a variety of media by students at the University for the Creative Arts Farnham.

Oxford House Theatre, London E2

Sat 19 Apr

Phone for prices / 020 7739 9001

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Sun 20 Apr

Phone for prices / 020 7739 9001

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Mon 21 Apr

Phone for prices / 020 7739 9001

  • 12:00 – 13:00
…and 14 more dates until 5 May

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

Emily Speed: Littoral Zone

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

Plymouth Arts Centre

Sun 20 Apr

Phone for prices / 01752 206114

  • 16:00 – 20:30

Sun 27 Apr

Phone for prices / 01752 206114

  • 16:00 – 20:30

Sun 4 May

Phone for prices / 01752 206114

  • 16:00 – 20:30
…and 2 more dates until 18 May back to top

Geoff MacEwan: Inferno-Purgatory-Paradise

Dante’s Divine Comedy has inspired artists for centuries; among them the British artist and print-maker Geoff MacEwan, whose abstract visual interpretation of the text invites us to look and read again. The exhibition coincides with the Oxford Times Literary Festival.

Christ Church Picture Gallery, Oxford

Sat 19 Apr

Included in admission / 01865 276172

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Sun 20 Apr

Included in admission / 01865 276172

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Mon 21 Apr

Included in admission / 01865 276172

  • 14:00 – 16:30
…and 12 more dates until 5 May

Michael Smith

Distinguished American performance artist presents a series of works from the last three decades, many featuring his distinctive performance persona 'Mike' – an eerily regular guy trying to get on with his day. This is Michael Smith's first solo show in a UK institution.

Tramway, Glasgow

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 11 more dates until 4 May

A–Z: An Alphabetical Tour of Scottish Art

A overview of Scottish art from the 17th century to the present day, featuring artists from William Allan to Aleksander Zyw, exploring the breadth and diversity of Scottish art.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 27 more dates until 16 Nov

Art Cart Adventures

Create badges and coloured spectacles in response to the exhibitions on show.

Dundee Contemporary Arts

Sat 31 May

Free / 01382 909900

  • 13:00 – 15:00

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 back to top

Pontardawe Arts Centre

Tue 22 Apr

Phone for prices / 01792 863722

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Tue 29 Apr

Phone for prices / 01792 863722

  • 17:00 – 19:00

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

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0141 258 9124

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 19:00

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
…and 2 more dates until 25 Apr

Easel Sketching in the Gallery

If you feel inspired enough by the masterpieces in the gallery to try your hand at a bit of sketching, come along for a session led by artist Damian Callan. There's a different subject each month, and sometimes a live model.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Thu 1 May

Free / 0131 624 6200

A session inspired by the Titian exhibition, using a costumed figure.

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 16 May

Georgina Allen

Paintings of still-life arrangements and the Pembrokeshire landscape.

Piers Feetham Gallery, London SW6

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 020 7381 3031

  • 14:00 – 18:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 020 7381 3031

  • 14:00 – 18:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 020 7381 3031

  • 14:00 – 18:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 020 7381 3031

  • 14:00 – 18:00

Jannica Honey: Born to Be Honey

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

VoxBox Music, Edinburgh

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0131 629 6775

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 0131 629 6775

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0131 629 6775

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 14 more dates until 18 May back to top

John Maine: Sanctuary

An installation of stone sculpture and panels exploring the notion of sanctuary.

Salisbury Cathedral

Sun 20 Apr

Phone for prices / 01722 555120

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 27 Apr

Phone for prices / 01722 555120

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 4 May

Phone for prices / 01722 555120

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 11 more dates until 20 Jul

Jon Booth & Brenda Wright

Works in a variety of media.

Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 01845 522479

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 01845 522479

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 01845 522479

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 10 more dates until 3 May

Kate Moross: Make Your Own Luck

Drawings, designs, preliminary sketches, videos and animations providing an overview of the illustrator and graphic designer's career so far.

The Cob Gallery, London NW1

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 020 7209 9110

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 020 7209 9110

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 020 7209 9110

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Kathy Hinde: Tipping Point

Kinetic sound sculpture from Bristol based artist Kathy Hinde, using suspended glass vessels filled with differing levels of water to create an immersive sonic experience enhanced by responsive LED lighting.

The Undercroft, Norwich

Fri 9 May

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 10 May

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 11 May

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 7 more dates until 18 May

Keats’s Letters, Keats’s Life: My Dear Sir

See one of Keats's original letters!

Keats House, London NW3

Sat 19 Apr

£5 (£3) / 020 7332 3868

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Sun 20 Apr

£5 (£3) / 020 7332 3868

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Mon 21 Apr

£5 (£3) / 020 7332 3868

  • 13:00 – 17:00
…and 6 more dates until 27 Apr back to top