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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

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

Aleana Egan: There Are All Sorts of Lives

Sculptural, video and graphic work by Dublin-born artist.

Mary Mary, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 226 2257

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0141 226 2257

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 0141 226 2257

…and 3 more dates until 1 Nov

Alasdair Gray: A Life in Print and Posters

New screenprints from the artist/author, based on his illustrations from Lanark but reimagined in full colour and created in collaboration with GPS's Master Printers. There's also a selection of Gray's poster work.

Glasgow Print Studio

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

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

…and 24 more dates until 26 Apr 2015 back to top

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

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

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 8558 6982

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 020 8558 6982

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 020 8558 6982

…and 6 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

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

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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

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

Adrian Hollister: Wester-Ross Folios

A series of fine-art monochrome images that make up the Wester-Ross Folios from local photographer Adrian Hollister. The portfolios present a view of Hollister's love for the landscapes and life of the area.

Gairloch Heritage Museum

Sat 25 Oct

01445 712287

African Contemporary Art Exhibition

A new solo exhibition from Owusu-Ankomah, opens 18th September at October Gallery. Working in a new palette of colours, the large-scale paintings reflect the artist's fascination with the adinkra symbols of his Ghanaian culture.

October Gallery, London WC1N

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 7242 7367

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Afro Supa Hero

London-born artist Jon Daniels presents action figures, comic books and games which offer an insight into the experiences of growing-up in London with an African-Caribbean heritage.

International Slavery Museum, Liverpool

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0151 478 4499

After the Flash: Photography from the Atomic Archive

Images of the bomb, from the archives of Canadian art historian John O'Brian, exploring the ways in which the development of nuclear weapons has been both recorded by the camera and produced by the camera, with high-speed photography helping bomb engineers understand what goes on during explosions.

Work Gallery, London WC1X

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 02077 135097

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 02077 135097

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 02077 135097

…and 30 more dates until 20 Dec

Ahead Of The Times. An Exhibition By Mayuko Yoshida

Mayuko Yoshida uses domestic objects bought in 'pound shops' with the determined intention of turn them into art pieces and she does it with pure innocence.

Hundred Years Gallery, London E2

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 3602 7973

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 020 3602 7973

Aikaterini Gegisian: Is This Why I Cannot Tell Lies?

The first solo-show by Greek-born Aikaterini Gegisian in the UK.

Tintype, London N1

Wed 19 Nov

Free / 07946 545 978

Thu 20 Nov

Free / 07946 545 978

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 07946 545 978

…and 13 more dates until 13 Dec

Alan Michael

Paintings from artist influenced by Pop art and Photorealism.

Tramway, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of Generation.

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of Generation.

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Alessandro Bucci: Cornerhouse Projects

Curated by Alessandro Bucci and featuring works from dressing the body to creating a body without organs by artists Hernan Chavar, Marco Rea, Fernanda Veron, Nicol Vizioli and Paulina Wallenberg-Olsson.

Cornerhouse, Manchester

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0161 200 1500

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0161 200 1500

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0161 200 1500

…and 24 more dates until 25 Nov

Alex Impey

New work from artist concerned with animality and technology.

David Dale Gallery and Studios, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 258 9124

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Alex Impey David Dale Gallery and Studios, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 258 9124

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Alex Impey David Dale Gallery and Studios, Glasgow

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 258 9124

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Alex Impey David Dale Gallery and Studios, Glasgow
…and 2 more dates until 22 Nov

Alexander and Susan Maris: Still Life

Works by artists interested in the relationship of myth and landscape.

Highland Institute for Contemporary Art, Dores

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01808 521 306

Alice Dansey-Wright: Legitimate Likenesses

Glasgow-based illustrator Dansey-Wright presents new work inspired by a research trip to the American Museum in Britain, the only museum of American decorative and folk art outside the USA.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0141 276 5365

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 0141 276 5365

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 0141 276 5365

…and 7 more dates until 11 Jan 2015 back to top