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The New Art Gallery Walsall

Sun 27 Apr

Floor 2

Free / 01922 654400

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 4 May

Floor 2

Free / 01922 654400

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 11 May

Floor 2

Free / 01922 654400

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 7 more dates until 29 Jun

Aberdeen Artists Society Annual Exhibition

A popular annual open exhibition which gives professional, amateur and emerging artists the opportunity to show their work. Art forms vary widely from painting and sculpture to printmaking, textiles and ceramics. Entry forms are available from the Gallery Shop or by contacting info@aberdeenartistssociety.co.uk.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Sun 11 May

Free / 01224 523700

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 18 May

Free / 01224 523700

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 01224 523700

  • 13:00 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 15 Jun

Alex And RA: Touched By Alex

Paintings highlighting a range of approaches, processes and materials.

The Nehru Centre, London W1K

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 020 7491 3567

  • 14:30 – 18:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 020 7491 3567

  • 14:30 – 18:00

97 Years

A piece by Jo Hellier which looks into ageing and an investigation of mental health.

Paignton Library & Information Centre

Thu 1 May

£4 / 01803 208 321

  • 15:30
  • 16:30

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 back to top

Acrylic Cityscapes

Acrylic painting for complete beginners upwards.

Straight Curves HQ, Chesterfield

Sun 11 May

£22 / 07976 845 662

  • 13:00 – 15:30

AIR Scotland – 16

Work by 16 contemporary jewellers and silversmiths, produced during residencies in three of Scotland's major art schools: Glasgow School of Art, Edinburgh College of Art and Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Sun 18 May

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 1 Jun

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Alexander Buhler: Archetypes And Lines

An exhibition of the contemporary artist's abstract and conceptual works.

Studio 1.1, London E2

Fri 2 May

Free / 07952 986696

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 3 May

Free / 07952 986696

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 07952 986696

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 15 more dates until 25 May

Alistair Dickson: Quietude

Abstract paintings intended to evoke an atmosphere of calm reflection.

Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0141 333 0524

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0141 333 0524

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0141 333 0524

  • 13:00 – 17:00
…and 16 more dates until 15 May

BayArt Gallery, Cardiff

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Wed 24 Sep

Free

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

All probability resolves into form: Exhibition Talk

A talk by Kate Bush, writer, curator and Head of Galleries at the Barbican, on Gabriel Kuri's work and his exhibition All probability resolves into form.

The Common Guild, Glasgow

Sat 10 May

Free / 0141 428 3022

  • 15:00

All That Is Solid Melts Into Air

Contemporary and historical works exploring the effects of the industrial revolution on the collective consciousness and culture of the people, focusing on the roots of working class musical culture and featuring works by Jeremy Deller, William Blake and William Morris.

Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

Fri 2 May

Mead Gallery

Free / 02476 524524

  • 12:00 – 21:00

Sat 3 May

Mead Gallery

Free / 02476 524524

  • 12:00 – 21:00

Wed 7 May

Mead Gallery

Free / 02476 524524

  • 12:00 – 21:00
…and 39 more dates until 21 Jun

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 27 Apr

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 4 May

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 11 May

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 50 more dates until 26 Apr 2015

35 Years Of Transvangarde

Work from El Anatsui, Kenji Yoshida, William S. Burroughs, Laila Shawa, Gerald Wilde and Aubrey Williams.

October Gallery, London WC1N

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 020 7242 7367

  • 12:30 – 17:30

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 020 7242 7367

  • 12:30 – 17:30

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 020 7242 7367

  • 12:30 – 17:30
…and 5 more dates until 3 May

About Time

Group exhibition featuring very different approaches to the concept of time, featuring work by Paul Huxley RA, Miler Lagos, Glenda León, Troika, United Visual Artists and Bill Viola.

Maddox Arts, London W1K

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 02074 953101

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 3 May

Free / 02074 953101

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 10 May

Free / 02074 953101

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 3 more dates until 31 May back to top

Above Boards 2014

An event involving live music and painting.

The Boars Head, Kidderminster

Sat 16 Aug

Phone for prices / 01562 861 870

  • 12:00 – 01:10

Abstract Beauty: Reflecting On Mondrian: Workshop

Gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of Piet Mondrian and Nasreen Mohamedi's paintings in sessions facilitated by researchers from the University of Liverpool.

Tate Liverpool

Thu 15 May

Free, adv booking essential / 0151 702 7400

  • 14:00 – 15:30

The Abyss

The Abyss is an exhibition initiated and lead by the artist Gayna Pelham together with 3 artists from Crisis Skylight Bermondsey: Jose Gomez, Tendekai and Jasper Woolf.

Bermondsey Project, London SE1

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 020 7426 5684

  • 13:00 – 18:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 020 7426 5684

  • 13:00 – 18:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 020 7426 5684

  • 13:00 – 18:00

Adam King: We Live Together Like a House on Fire

New collages, sculptures and film works by Adam King. Collages and mixed media works which cast a beady eye over the contemporary landscape with a humorously subversive edge.

Canal, London N1

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 07866 063663

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 07866 063663

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 07866 063663

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Adult Art Afternoons

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

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 30 more dates until 7 Dec back to top

Adult Arts Club

A chance to let your inner artist shine, with a different art project to tackle each time. Ages 16+.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0141 287 3050

Today, decorate the street with chalk spray paint. Inside, create an artwork to contribute to Atelier Public #2.

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Alessandro Di Massimo: I'll Be Your Mirror

Works by Edinburgh-based Italian artist, based on themes of borders, boundaries, citizenship and European identity.

Interviewroom 11, Edinburgh

Wed 20 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 16:00 – 19:00

Thu 21 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 16:00 – 19:00

Fri 22 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 16:00 – 19:00
…and 6 more dates until 5 Sep

Alex Frost: Reproduction

New work addressing themes of multiplicity, uniqueness and reproduction.

Glasgow Print Studio

Sun 27 Apr

0141 552 0704

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

0141 552 0704

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 11 May

0141 552 0704

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 18 May

0141 552 0704

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Alice Walton: Not Her Real Name

Sculptural installations exploring visual language through found images.

Tintype, London N1

Thu 8 May

Free / 07946 545 978

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Fri 9 May

Free / 07946 545 978

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 10 May

Free / 07946 545 978

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 16 more dates until 7 Jun

Alignment of Values

Tiwani Contemporary presents a 15-part series of new works by the Mozambican painter Gemuce.

Tiwani Contemporary, London W1W

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 020 7631 3808

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 3 May

Free / 020 7631 3808

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 10 May

Free / 020 7631 3808

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 17 May

Free / 020 7631 3808

  • 12:00 – 17:00
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