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Credible Likeable Superstar Role Model

Performance artist Bryony Kimmings presents a solo show in which she sets out to create, with the help of her nine year old niece Taylor, a positive role model for young people.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Sat 28 Jun

£20 (£17.50) / 020 7478 0100

  • 15:00

Sara Lofwander: Dinosaraus

Join us at Stour Space this April for DINOSARAUS, the debut exhibition from photographer Sara Lofwander.

Stour Space, London E3

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 020 8985 7827

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 020 8985 7827

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 020 8985 7827

  • 17:00 – 19:00
…and 5 more dates until 28 Apr

Fleur Grenier & Simeon Smythe

Contemporary metalwork by the Sussex Guild members.

National Trust: Standen, East Grinstead

Tue 22 Apr

Free, plus admission £9.50, child £4.75, family £23.75 / 01342 323029

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Confidence With Colour II

Jewellery, prints and lustreware by members of the Sussex Guild.

National Trust: Standen, East Grinstead

Mon 30 Jun

Free, plus admission £8.90, child £4.45, family £22.27 / 01342 323029

  • 13:30

Tue 1 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.90, child £4.45, family £22.27 / 01342 323029

  • 13:30

Mon 7 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.90, child £4.45, family £22.27 / 01342 323029

  • 13:30
…and 3 more dates until 15 Jul

Open Studios Art Show

150 artists open the door of their studios in the Open Studios Art Show. An exciting opportunity to interact with artists. An event for art collectors and art lovers looking to purchase an original piece. It also makes for a great family day out.

Wimbledon Art Studio, London SW17

Thu 15 May

Free

  • 14:00 – 22:00

Fri 16 May

Free

  • 14:00 – 22:00
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Woodland Art Exhibition

Paintings of trees and woodland landscapes, drawing on their magical, enchanted qualities.

National Trust: Standen, East Grinstead

Mon 20 Oct

Free, plus admission £9.50, child £4.75, family £23.75 / 01342 323029

  • 13:30

Tue 21 Oct

Free, plus admission £9.50, child £4.75, family £23.75 / 01342 323029

  • 13:30

LeithLate

LeithLate is one huge art opening, with multiple free events – from music, to film, to poetry – taking place simultaneously over a number of art spaces and local businesses on and around Leith Walk, all within the space of just a few hours on the same evening. An afterparty runs from 10pm on Sat 21 June.

Various Venues, Edinburgh

Sat 21 Jun

Free

  • 17:00 – 22:00

Sun 22 Jun

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Le Swimming

Works exploring the idea of 'Other Spaces', by Nadège Druzkowski, Sukaina Kubba, Jenny Lewis, Philippe Murphy, Alys Owen and Beth Shapeero, transforming the underground car park into a swimming pool.

Fleming House, Glasgow

Mon 21 Apr

Underground Car Park

Free

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Hebru Brantley: Everyone's Everything

A solo exhibition by the Chicago-based artist, which looks at notions of heroism and fantasy through mixed media.

Mead Carney, London W1S

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 020 3178 3564

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 3 May

Free / 020 3178 3564

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Britain from Above: Scotland's Industrial Might

Aerial photographs of Scotland's industrial heartland from 1919 to 1953, taken from the Aerofilms Collection.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 12:00 – 17:00
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Standing Stones: Workshop

A print-based workshop exploring the same techniques used for the work exhibited in the Art Space.

Galeri Caernarfon

Fri 29 Aug

£5 booking is essential / 01286 685222

  • 13:00

THE DEMOCRATIC SET

An alternative view of the world through various mediums.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Understanding Your Make-Up: Workshop

Bring your own make up along and learn how to apply it with confidence to either create a fresh and flawless day look or smoky eyes for a night out.

The Market Place Theatre, Armagh

Sat 3 May

£12.50; £12.50 phone for availibility (£9.50) / 02837 521821

  • 13:30 – 16:30

Helmsley Arts Centre, York

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 01439 771700

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Tue 29 Apr

Free / 01439 771700

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Tue 6 May

Free / 01439 771700

  • 13:30 – 15:30
…and 7 more dates until 24 Jun

Llanover Hall Arts Centre, Cardiff

Wed 23 Apr

Phone for prices

  • 16:00 – 18:30

Wed 30 Apr

Phone for prices

  • 16:00 – 18:30

Wed 7 May

Phone for prices

  • 16:00 – 18:30
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Bags of Art

Collect a bag of art activities from the art station, and you and your family can explore the gallery with its help and make your own art. Ages 4–12.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Sun 18 May

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Graham High

Paintings depicting impressions of the coast of North Norfolk.

Blackheath Halls, London SE3

Fri 2 May

Cafe/Bar

Phone for prices / 020 8463 0100

  • 12:00

Fri 9 May

Cafe/Bar

Phone for prices / 020 8463 0100

  • 12:00

Fri 16 May

Cafe/Bar

Phone for prices / 020 8463 0100

  • 12:00
…and 2 more dates until 28 May

Permanent Post-War Cinema?

One festival invades another when Edinburgh International Film Festival Director Chris Fujiwara discusses cinema after the Second World War.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Sun 24 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

William Cobbing

Sculptures, typographical pieces and a video inspired by the landscape of the Northumbrian countryside and the Duddo Five Stones.

mima – Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

Sun 6 Jul

Free / 01642 726720

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 13 Jul

Free / 01642 726720

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Jul

Free / 01642 726720

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 14 more dates until 26 Oct

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
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Arnis Balcus: Victory Park

Images by the Latvian photographer.

Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0141 552 2151

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0141 552 2151

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 0141 552 2151

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 18 May

Free / 0141 552 2151

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Artcore International 14

A four day Arts Festival bringing together over 50 Artists, working across various art forms including, drawing, ceramics, 3D mapping, kinetic sculpture, painting, photography, film, music and fire.

Hotel Elephant Gallery, London SE1

Thu 22 May

Free

  • 12:00 – 23:00

Fri 23 May

Free

  • 12:00 – 23:00

Sat 24 May

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Catlin Art Prize 2014

Contemporary works in various media by graduating artists.

Londonewcastle Project Space, E2

Sun 4 May

Free / 020 7534 1888

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 020 7534 1888

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 18 May

Free / 020 7534 1888

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 020 7534 1888

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Edward Bawden

Linocut prints which provide a unique take on British life, from wood pigeons in a church spire to a local bobby on the beat.

Bedford Museum

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 01234 353323

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 01234 353323

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 01234 353323

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 11 May

Hilary Rosen

A new collection of distinctive, contemporary watercolours, oils and linocuts by the international artist Hilary Rosen. The works celebrate food, flowers and the coming of Spring.

Woodend Barn Arts Centre, Banchory

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 01330 825431

The exhibition opening is on 22 April at 6pm and the artist will host a masterclass in watercolours on 24 April at 6pm.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 01330 825431

The exhibition opening is on 22 April at 6pm and the artist will host a masterclass in watercolours on 24 April at 6pm.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 01330 825431

The exhibition opening is on 22 April at 6pm and the artist will host a masterclass in watercolours on 24 April at 6pm.

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 18 more dates until 20 May back to top