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A+DS and RIAS Scottish Student Awards for Architecture

The best work in various categories produced by students at all of Scotland's six architecture schools.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0141 276 5365

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0141 276 5365

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 0141 276 5365

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 3 more dates until 28 Sep

100 Cats

A group exhibition of feline themed art and illustration.

A-side B-side Gallery, London E8

Thu 11 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Fri 12 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 13 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 14 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

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 24 Aug

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 31 Aug

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 7 Sep

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 33 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 24 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 31 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 7 Sep

£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 6 more dates until 19 Oct

20/21 British Art Fair

The only fair to specialise in British art with a focus on Modern British and Post-War including work up to the present day.

Royal College Of Art, London SW7

Wed 10 Sep

£6–£9 / 020 7590 4444

  • 15:00 – 21:00
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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 6 Sep

Free / 01873 860529

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 01873 860529

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 01873 860529

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 15 more dates until 2 Nov

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 24 Aug

Free / 020 7930 5373

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 020 7930 5373

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 020 7930 5373

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 3 more dates until 28 Sep

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 21 Sep

Galleries 8 & 9

Free / 01482 613902

  • 13:30 – 16:30

Sun 28 Sep

Galleries 8 & 9

Free / 01482 613902

  • 13:30 – 16:30

Sun 5 Oct

Galleries 8 & 9

Free / 01482 613902

  • 13:30 – 16:30
…and 10 more dates until 14 Dec

3D Landscapes: Children's Workshop With Eden 4

Join Eden 4 Artists, Rosie, Beckie, Rachel & Amy for a fun day of children's arts and crafts workshops.

Royal West Of England Academy, Bristol

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 0117 973 5129

  • 13:30 – 15:30

(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 23 Aug

Free / 020 7251 6551

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 020 7251 6551

  • 12:00 – 16:00
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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

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 24 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 10 more dates until 16 Nov

AA2A

AA2A artists at Plymouth University Summer Show at the Council House in Plymouth. A current exhibition of diverse work by emerging contemporary artists Tabatha Andrews, Sally Hall, Kayleigh Hill, Gabby Hoad and Lee McDonald.

Councl House, Plymouth

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 01752 307678

  • 12:00 – 14:00

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 24 Aug

Free / 01224 523700

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 01224 523700

  • 14:00 – 17:00

About Brick Lane

Eleven contemporary artists are showing their latest works in a vibrant exhibition.

Espacio Gallery, London E2

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 07815 319073

  • 13:00 – 21:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 07815 319073

  • 13:00 – 19:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 07815 319073

  • 13:00 – 19:00
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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

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

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0141 552 0704

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0141 552 0704

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…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

  • 13:00 – 15:00

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

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
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Adrian Henri: Total Art Symposium

Includes a tour by Catherine Marcangeli, curator, and a round table with participants in Henri's happenings, academics and the exhibition catalogue authors.

Liverpool John Moore's University School of Art & Design

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 14:30 – 17:45

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 20 Sep

01445 712287

Sat 27 Sep

01445 712287

Sat 4 Oct

01445 712287

…and 3 more dates until 25 Oct

Adult Art Afternoons

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

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 0141 287 3050

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

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, Glasgow

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 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

Advanced Drawing Course

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

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Sat 23 Aug

£90 (£72) / 0121 446 3232

  • 13:30

Sat 30 Aug

£90 (£72) / 0121 446 3232

  • 13:30
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