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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 27 Jul

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 14 more dates until 16 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 27 Jul

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 3 Aug

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 10 Aug

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 37 more dates until 26 Apr 2015

1914 Day By Day

A group show featuring cartoons and texts, by a number of political cartoonists, graphic artists and writers including Steve Bell from the Guardian, Peter Brookes from The Times, Ralph Steadman from the New Statesman and Steven Camley from the Glasgow Herald, presenting responses to events leading up to the outbreak of…

Cartoon Museum, London WC1A

Sun 27 Jul

£7 child 12 or under must be accompanied by an adult (£5 child 12 or under must be accompanied by an adult; £3 child 12 or under must be accompanied… / 020 7580 8155

  • 12:00 – 17:30

Sun 3 Aug

£7 child 12 or under must be accompanied by an adult (£5 child 12 or under must be accompanied by an adult; £3 child 12 or under must be accompanied… / 020 7580 8155

  • 12:00 – 17:30

Sun 10 Aug

£7 child 12 or under must be accompanied by an adult (£5 child 12 or under must be accompanied by an adult; £3 child 12 or under must be accompanied… / 020 7580 8155

  • 12:00 – 17:30
…and 10 more dates until 19 Oct

36th Interim Exhibition: Elephant In The Room

Hanmi Gallery is pleased to present Elephant in the Room - an exhibition of multi-sensory sculptures by the South-Korean artist Jeehee Park.

Hanmi Gallery, London W1T

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 0208 286 4426

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 0208 286 4426

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 0208 286 4426

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 7 more dates until 3 Aug

399 Days: Rachel Kneebone

The largest and most ambitious single installation Rachel Kneebone has created to date - '399 Days' is composed of highly detailed porcelain tiles, constructed to form a towering architectural sculpture.

White Cube Bermondsey, London SE1

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 020 7930 5373

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 020 7930 5373

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 020 7930 5373

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 7 more dates until 28 Sep back to top

(60) Days Of Summer

Curious Duke Gallery presents a group show of urban art meeting experimental landscapes. With 60 art works from the CDG artist family gracing the walls, this isn't like any other group show, it's a feast for the eyes.

Curious Duke Gallery, London EC1Y

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 020 7251 6551

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 020 7251 6551

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 020 7251 6551

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 Aug

A Celebration of Scottish Art

A Compelling Exhibition of Original and Limited Edition Art Castle Fine Art, Edinburgh, situated on prestigious Multrees Walk, is proud to present an exhibition of contemporary art featuring local artists such as Alexander Millar and Stuart McAlpine Miller during this year's Fringe festival. This superb collection of…

Castle Fine Art, London W1J

Sun 3 Aug

Gallery

Free / 020 3588 0011

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

Gallery

Free / 020 3588 0011

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 17 Aug

Gallery

Free / 020 3588 0011

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Gallery

Free / 020 3588 0011

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

A.M. Hanson: New Works From An Emerge (Office)

A multimedia installation from the artist known for his documentation of performances by Leigh Bowery and Alexander McQueen. Hanson's latest work explores sites of 'potential performance', drawing parallels between urban offices and artists' studios.

Limbo, Substation Project Space, Margate

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0781 278 0984

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 0781 278 0984

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 0781 278 0984

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 4 more dates until 14 Sep

Aaron Kreisler, Kushana Bush, Yvonne Todd and Steve Carr in Discussion

Curator Aaron Kreisler and New Zealand artists Kushana Bush, Yvonne Todd and Steve Carr discuss their parts in the Where Do I End and You Begin exhibition.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 15:00

Aberdeen's War

An exhibition drawing on the city’s rich collections to explore different aspects of Aberdeen’s involvement with the Great War including work by war artist James McBey.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 01224 523700

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 01224 523700

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 01224 523700

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 3 more dates until 31 Aug 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

Above The Beaten Track

Following a two-year break the grass roots festival returns to shine a light on the city's cultural underground, showcasing live music, DJs, artists, makers and audio-visual extravaganzas.

The Bluecoat, Liverpool

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0151 702 5324

  • 14:00 – 22:00

Abstract Possibilities

Work by abstract painter Phyl Thorpe alongside potter Ben Drew and Sue Drew's mixed media paintings.

West Ox Arts Gallery, Bampton

Sun 27 Jul

In the Main Gallery

Free / 01993 850 137

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Accordion

Works by Caroline Achaintre, Nina Beier, Anna Betbeze, Sissel Blystad, Sol Calero, Christopher Kline, Fay Nicolson and Alek O.

Laura Bartlett Gallery, London E2

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 020 3487 0507

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Activities Linked To Our Oldham Stories Exhibition: Workshop

Craft activities, painting, drawing and creative fun for all the family.

Gallery Oldham

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 0161 770 4653

  • 12:00 – 16:00
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Activities Linked To Revolution In The Bedroom: Workshop

Craft activities, painting, drawing and creative fun for all the family.

Gallery Oldham

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0161 770 4653

  • 12:00 – 16:00

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

Sun 21 Sep

Exhibition Research Centre

Free / 0151 709 7444

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 25 Oct

Exhibition Research Centre

Free / 0151 709 7444

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 26 Oct

Exhibition Research Centre

Free / 0151 709 7444

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Adriano Costa

While working in the lineage of 20th century abstraction and installation such as Brazilian Concrete and Neo-Concrete art and Italian Arte Povera, Costa pursues an irreverent, and very current, path.

Zabludowicz Collection, London NW5

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 020 7428 8940

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 020 7428 8940

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 020 7428 8940

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 8 more dates until 10 Aug

Adult Art Afternoons

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

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 17 more dates until 7 Dec

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, Glasgow

Thu 7 Aug

Free / 0141 276 1625

Today, bring along a personal object and help create a Pop-up Museum Exhibition experience.

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 0141 276 1625

Today, create an ink or acrylic landscape after taking inspiration from the Chinese Sung Dynasty landscapes .

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0141 276 1625

Get your hands dirty at today's 'Creative Clay' session.

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Adult Art Classes

Tutored art activities in painting, drawing and design. Booking is essential.

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0141 276 9300

Today, it's a printmaking taster session. No experience necessary.

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0141 276 9300

The Clay Way – A beginners' workshop for those who have never used air-drying clay before.

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0141 276 9300

The Clay Way – A beginners' workshop for those who have never used air-drying clay before.

  • 13:00 – 16:00
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Advanced Drawing Course

Sally Delaney takes the 12-week course to teach more advanced techniques.

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Sat 26 Jul

£90 (£72) / 0121 446 3232

  • 13:30

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

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 020 7242 7367

  • 12:30 – 17:30

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 020 7242 7367

  • 12:30 – 17:30

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 7242 7367

  • 12:30 – 17:30
…and 25 more dates until 25 Oct

After Life

Photographic images taken by Sean Dooley of the planet’s lost and fading species.

D'Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum, Dundee

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 01382 384310

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Age Of Glamour

Artwork from the golden years of Hollywood and the West End stage. The are exhibition ranges from large star portraits of Greta Garbo and Charles Laughton to ensemble drawings featuring Laurence Olivier and Peggy Ashcroft in Romeo and Juliet.

Maidstone Museum And Bentlif Art Gallery

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 01622 754497

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 01622 754497

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Aleana Egan: There Are All Sorts of Lives

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

Mary Mary, Glasgow

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 0141 226 2257

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 9 Sep

Free / 0141 226 2257

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 10 Sep

Free / 0141 226 2257

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 38 more dates until 1 Nov back to top