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Apart Gallery Winter Exhibition

From Pakpoom Silaphan's sublime Coca-Cola images, to Russell Young's diamond dusted Marilyn's, we at the Apart Gallery aim to give you a varied delight, of the cream of the contemporary art world.

Apart Pop-Up Gallery, London W8

Sun 23 Nov

Free

Sun 30 Nov

Free

Sun 7 Dec

Free

Sun 14 Dec

Free

Hidden Talents - Fine Art Exhibition

Display up to 5 pieces of your artwork at The Arches Project. Each submission is £10. This will be a diverse and exciting exhibition.

Wagon & Horses, Birmingham

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 0121 772 1403

Photography: Workshop (Ages 13-19)

Photography class for teenagers.

Compass Theatre, Uxbridge

Thu 27 Nov

Phone for prices / 01895 673200

Art on the Exchange

Artists and performers – including in visual art, street theatre and music – show off their talent in Royal Exchange Square. Presented by Art on Scotland.

Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow

Thu 4 Dec

Free / 07889 797022

Fri 5 Dec

Free / 07889 797022

Stars On Canvas: Exhibition

Stars on Canvas is an exciting project in which well known names create their own artwork and auction them for charity.

The Hub, London W1B

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 01707 259 777

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Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

Artist Harrison created four signs for Artsadmin's Two Degrees festival in 2011. They're free-standing industrial signs meant for advertising use, but in this case bearing messages about important social issues and Harrison decided not to retire them but to go on touring each sign to a different arts venue each year…

FACT, Liverpool

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 0151 707 4464

Mon 24 Nov

Free / 0151 707 4464

Tue 25 Nov

Free / 0151 707 4464

…and 31 more dates until 31 Dec

Material Matters

An exhibition of historic and contemporary objects exploring how different materials have been used in art, craft and design over the centuries, and the ongoing importance of materiality to the artist and designer.

Manchester Metropolitan University

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0161 247 2000

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0161 247 2000

Pop-up Art Show

New work from pop-up gallery artists.

M-Sieve, St Albans

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 07870 941158

Mon 24 Nov

Free / 07870 941158

Tue 25 Nov

Free / 07870 941158

…and 21 more dates until 19 Dec

Turner's Wessex: Architecture & Ambition

Salisbury Museum's new exhibition will throw new light on the earliest work of one of Britain's best loved artists, in and around Salisbury and its C12 cathedral. The show charts his meteoric rise working for very rich patrons in the Salisbury area.

Salisbury And South Wiltshire Museum

Sun 24 May 2015

£8 / 01722 332151

Sun 31 May 2015

£8 / 01722 332151

Sun 7 Jun 2015

£8 / 01722 332151

…and 16 more dates until 27 Sep 2015

Adult Art Afternoons

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

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0141 287 3050

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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 21 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Bags of Art Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Sun 18 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Bags of Art Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Sun 15 Feb 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Bags of Art Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

The Battle Of The Cartoonists

The Battle of the Cartoonists + Tour of Trinity Buoy Wharf.

Trinity Buoy Wharf, London E14

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 0207 515 7153

A Blank Canvas Is A White Flag

New Works by David Walker. The internationally renowned, British street artist returns to London with his first solo show in three years.

Hoxton Gallery At The Arch, London E2

Sun 23 Nov

Free

Mon 24 Nov

Free

Tue 25 Nov

Free

…and 5 more dates until 30 Nov

City Observatory Installation

Installation by the Institute of Future Cities, showing how city data helps us to understand urban centres, and to plan better cities for the future. (Tip: if you want to avoid traffic deadlock, don't build all your high-density housing on the outskirts.)

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 0141 276 5365

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0141 276 5365

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0141 276 5365

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 0141 276 5365

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A Curious Struggle: An Exhibition Of Paintings By Tim Patrick And Maria Farrar

A Curious Struggle presents work by Tim Patrick and Maria Farrar in the allegorical tradition, where art is a symbol for a present reality.

Art House1, London SE1

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 07713 189249

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 07713 189249

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 07713 189249

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 07713 189249

Guy Bourdin: Image Maker

Over 100 works and previously unseen material from the estate of the enigmatic fashion photographer including over colour exhibition prints of Bourdin's most significant works, early and late works in black and white, Polaroid test shots, double-page spread layouts, contact sheets and transparencies marked for…

Somerset House, London WC2R

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Embankment Galleries, South Wing

£9 (£7) / 020 7845 4600

Recording Britain Now

Artists look at what we're doing to the urban, rural and social enivronments.

Trinity Buoy Wharf, London E14

Sun 23 Nov

Electrician's Shop Gallery

Free / 0207 515 7153

Wed 26 Nov

Electrician's Shop Gallery

Free / 0207 515 7153

Thu 27 Nov

Electrician's Shop Gallery

Free / 0207 515 7153

…and 3 more dates until 30 Nov

The Bad Shepherd

An exhibition featuring works by Pieter Brueghel II, Nicole Eisenman, Jeff Koons, Sarah Lucas, Peter Doig, Jan Brueghel I, and others, celebrating the significance of works created by the Brueghel family, as well as the importance of works from Christie's post-war and contemporary art divisions.

Christie's Mayfair, London W1S

Sat 29 Nov

Free

Sat 6 Dec

Free

Sat 13 Dec

Free

…and 4 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

Barbara Anderson

Work by local artist.

Sofi's, Edinburgh

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7019

Mon 24 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7019

Tue 25 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7019

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Christmas Exhibition

A festive mixed exhibition by gallery artists, with paintings and ceramics, also featuring work by new artists.

Smithy Gallery, Glasgow

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 01360 770551

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 01360 770551

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 01360 770551

…and 5 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Christmas Exhibition

A cross-genre exhibition of pieces by a selection of contemporary artists.

Union Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 0131 556 7707

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 556 7707

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0131 556 7707

…and 7 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

A Contemporary Art Exhibition: 'Buy Art', From Stocking Fillers To Original Oils

York art gallery According to McGee, opposite Clifford's Tower, exhibits limited edition posters of art from Goldsmiths and Glasgow School of Art students, and paintings from well regarded painters Dave Pearson and 'Specials' star Horace Panter.

According To McGee, York

Sun 23 Nov

Sun 30 Nov

Sun 7 Dec

Sun 14 Dec

The Deserted Village - Photography Exhibition

Photography exhibition The Deserted Village tells the story of the last community of artists and craftsmen to live and work in Hackney's historic Tram Depot before it is redeveloped. Showing at The Depot, Clapton 21-30 November 12-7pm each day.

The Depot, London E5

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 020 8806 4591

Mon 24 Nov

Free / 020 8806 4591

Tue 25 Nov

Free / 020 8806 4591

…and 5 more dates until 30 Nov

Drill: Brighton

Music, films, talks and exhibitions with guest acts including Wire, Swans, Toy and Spectres.

The Green Door Store, Brighton

Thu 4 Dec

£60 / 07944 693214

Fri 5 Dec

£60 / 07944 693214

Sat 6 Dec

£60 / 07944 693214

Sun 7 Dec

£60 / 07944 693214

Various venues: Brighton

Thu 4 Dec

£77

Sat 6 Dec

£19.25

Sun 7 Dec

£19.25

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