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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 28 Dec

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

Sun 4 Jan 2015

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

Sun 11 Jan 2015

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

…and 15 more dates until 26 Apr 2015

30 Years Of The Future

A selection of works in various disciplines by emerging artists who have been nominated by leading curators, thinkers and established artists, celebrating the Manchester gallery's 30-year history. Among the artists selected are Josh Bitelli and Felix Melia, John Henry Newton, Kathryn Elkin, Finbar Ward and Thomas Yeomans.

Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 0161 832 8034

Thu 25 Dec

Free / 0161 832 8034

Fri 26 Dec

Free / 0161 832 8034

…and 27 more dates until 1 Feb 2015

37 Pieces of Flair

John Smith, Graham Dolphin, David Foggo, Dave Sherry and Roy Andersson Preview: Friday 21st November 6-9pm 37 pieces of flair explores our concepts of mental health by surveying the society and culture from which they emerge.

NewBridge Space, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 0191 232 8975

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 0191 232 8975

Thu 25 Dec

Free / 0191 232 8975

…and 17 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

The 5th Earl's Photographs

Exhibition of the photographs of Montagu Brownlow Parker illustrating his world at Saltram and his life as an international jet-setter.

National Trust: Saltram, Plympton, Plymouth

Sat 28 Feb 2015

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £15 & £25 / 01752 333500

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £15 & £25 / 01752 333500

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £15 & £25 / 01752 333500

…and 80 more dates until 21 May 2015

A Look at Contemporary South African Photography

Anne Lyden talks about contemporary South African photography.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 17 Feb 2015

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

Free / 0131 624 6200

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A Singing Practice by Gerard ter Borch

Ola Wojykiewicz discusses Gerard ter Borch's painting.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 16 Jan 2015

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

Free / 0131 624 6200

Academicians III

Prints by four Royal Academicians: Marian Leven, Hughie O'Donoghue, Barbara Rae and Emma Stibbon.

Glasgow Print Studio

Sun 28 Dec

Free / 0141 552 0704

Sun 4 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 552 0704

Sun 11 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 552 0704

…and 2 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

The Age of Improvement

Portraits from the century of Scotland's great transformation, 1750–1850, including Nasmyth's deliberately and stylishly unfinished picture of Robert Burns, Danloux's all-action portrait of Admiral Duncan keeping a cool head in the middle of a sea battle, Raeburn's picture of Walter Scott as king of the hill, before…

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

Alberto Condotta and Colin Lindsay: Building Echoes

Work by artists interested in the idea of architecture, and playing with concepts of body and sculpture.

Interviewroom 11, Edinburgh

Fri 16 Jan 2015

Free

Wed 21 Jan 2015

Free

Thu 22 Jan 2015

Free

…and 4 more dates until 30 Jan 2015

Aletta Haniel

Celebrate Christmas differently and experience it in another way by visiting our A Bittersweet Christmas Exhibition.

TriSpace Gallery & Bar, London SE16

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 020 7252 0196

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 020 7252 0196

Thu 25 Dec

Free / 020 7252 0196

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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 4 Jan 2015

0141 276 5365

Sun 11 Jan 2015

0141 276 5365

Alternative 23

New work by Steve Aylett, David Blandy, Let Me Feel Your Finger First, Laura Oldfield Ford, Plastique Fantastique and Henrik Schrat.

IMT, London E2

Thu 25 Dec

Free / 020 8980 5475

Fri 26 Dec

Free / 020 8980 5475

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 020 8980 5475

…and 17 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

The Amazing Analogue: How We Play Photography

A collaboration between German photographer Jan von Holleben and young people from the area exhibiting intriguing and unique photography work.

Hove Museum And Art Gallery

Sun 28 Dec

Free / 01273 290200

Sun 4 Jan 2015

Free / 01273 290200

Sun 11 Jan 2015

Free / 01273 290200

…and 7 more dates until 1 Mar 2015

Andrew Matheson RBSA

Exhibition of stoneware and porcelain pieces by the artist, including bowls dishes and platters, which incorporate a variety of glazes in blue and earth tones.

RBSA Gallery, Birmingham

Sun 15 Mar 2015

Free / 0121 236 4353

Sun 22 Mar 2015

Free / 0121 236 4353

Sun 29 Mar 2015

Free / 0121 236 4353

…and 3 more dates until 19 Apr 2015

Angela Stanbridge: Floral Four Seasons

Work by botanical artist who likes to paint flowers with the maximum of drama.

Towcester Library

Sun 28 Dec

Free

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Animation In Action: Course

Take the opportunity to learn animation techniques to create short films and cartoons.

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£84.50 / 0121 446 3232

Annual Schools’ Arts Competition 2015

An opportunity for schools to enter work in the categories Visual Art, Poetry, Short Story, Musical Performance and Drama with cash prizes awarded to schools and certificates given to individual winners.

The Island Arts Centre, Lisburn

Mon 22 Dec

Phone for prices / 028 9250 9509

Tue 23 Dec

Phone for prices / 028 9250 9509

Wed 24 Dec

Phone for prices / 028 9250 9509

…and 162 more dates until 4 Jun 2015

The Anti Gallery Gallery Show

35 artists and art groups stage a takeover of the Espacio Gallery in Shoreditch in January 2015 as a protest against the consumerism of the at world and turn the gallery into a demonstration site, an encounter space and an ideas laboratory.

Espacio Gallery, London E2

Thu 8 Jan 2015

Free / 07815 319073

Fri 9 Jan 2015

Free / 07815 319073

Sat 10 Jan 2015

Free / 07815 319073

…and 11 more dates until 29 Jan 2015

Apartment (Style Cruise)

Crafts, designer products and homewares sourced from the UK's most exciting new makers.

Canal, London N1

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 07866 063663

Thu 25 Dec

Free / 07866 063663

Fri 26 Dec

Free / 07866 063663

…and 21 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Art Cart

Keep an eye open for the Art Cart where artists will help children notice particular aspects of the exhibitions and lead some fun activities.

Dundee Contemporary Arts

Sat 24 Jan 2015

Free / 01382 909900

  • 13:00 – 15:00 Art Cart Dundee Contemporary Arts
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Art Class

Art class led by led by Angela Hargreaves.

Arthouse Gallery, Southport

Tue 23 Dec

Phone for prices

  • 12:00 – 14:00 Art Class Arthouse Gallery, Southport

Tue 30 Dec

Phone for prices

  • 12:00 – 14:00 Art Class Arthouse Gallery, Southport

Tue 6 Jan 2015

Phone for prices

  • 12:00 – 14:00 Art Class Arthouse Gallery, Southport
…and 3 more dates until 27 Jan 2015

Art For The Young: P1-P3: Workshop

An art class with Jacqueline Boyd.

Hillsborough Village Centre

Tue 6 Jan 2015

Lagan Room

Phone for prices / 028 9268 3015

Tue 13 Jan 2015

Lagan Room

Phone for prices / 028 9268 3015

Tue 20 Jan 2015

Lagan Room

Phone for prices / 028 9268 3015

…and 5 more dates until 24 Feb 2015

Art For The Young: P4-P7: Workshop

An art class with Jacqueline Boyd.

Hillsborough Village Centre

Tue 6 Jan 2015

Lagan Room

Phone for prices / 028 9268 3015

Tue 13 Jan 2015

Lagan Room

Phone for prices / 028 9268 3015

Tue 20 Jan 2015

Lagan Room

Phone for prices / 028 9268 3015

…and 5 more dates until 24 Feb 2015

Art Gallery Tour

Peter Boughton the Keeper of Art leads a conducted tour of the paintings, sculpture and furniture in the Gallery.

Grosvenor Museum, Chester

Fri 13 Feb 2015

Free / 01244 402008

Art Lunchtime Talk: An Introduction To Maurice Marinot: A Passion For Glass

A talk about the pioneering glassworker, and the exhibition which brings together forty-four pieces of his glass from the collections of Amgueddfa Cymru, the Victoria And Albert Museum and New Walk Museum & Art Gallery.

National Museum Cardiff

Fri 6 Mar 2015

Free, adv booking required / 029 2039 7951

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