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Learn to Lino Print with Doris Does Doodles

An introductory workshop in lino printing.

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Sun 5 Oct

£15 includes all materials / 0141 212 8810

  • 12:00 – 14:00

Joshua Payne: Out of Body

An immersive psychedelic experience (but without drugs); visitors wear special visors and headphones, and explore the space in this journey through the interior of the mind. Not suitable for sufferers from motion sickness.

CCA, Glasgow

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0141 352 4900

Intimate performance experience with limited capacity; visitors are admitted every 30 minutes. Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 16:00 – 21:00

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 0141 352 4900

Intimate performance experience with limited capacity; visitors are admitted every 30 minutes. Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 14:00 – 21:00

Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Burlesque art class with a relaxed atmosphere, music, drinks and interesting models.

Stereo, Glasgow

Sun 12 Oct

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 9 Nov

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 14 Dec

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Commercial Street - Street Art Group Show

Lollipop Gallery is a new East End space dedicated to the here and now in the art scene. We never want to tell people why they should like art; rather we want to showcase art people will love. This show highlights the strength of the urban art scene.

Lollipop Gallery, London E1

Wed 1 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Thu 2 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 20:00
…and 17 more dates until 23 Oct

Glass Jewellery Workshop

Learn how to make glass jewellery, from cutting to fusing, with Kimberley Armstrong. Weekday classes are also available, upon request.

Barras Art & Design Centre, Glasgow

Sat 4 Oct

£35 / 07738 511490

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Sun 5 Oct

£35 / 07738 511490

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Sat 11 Oct

£35 / 07738 511490

  • 13:30 – 16:00
…and 15 more dates until 30 Nov back to top

RSA Architecture Open 2014

The RSA takes the temperature of recent Scottish architecture and design work, in this show with exhibits submitted by practices all over the country.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 6 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

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 5 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 12 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 19 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 4 more dates until 16 Nov

The House Of Peroni

A stylish celebration of the culturally diverse Italian city of Rome.

The House Of Peroni, London WC2A

Fri 3 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sat 4 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Mon 6 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 00:00
…and 22 more dates until 31 Oct

Jonathan Meese: Pump Up the Vampire, Pump Up the Vampire, Pump Up the Vampire, Smell!

The debut show in Scotland by this controversial German artist.

Glue Factory, Glasgow

Sat 11 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 12 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 15 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 14 more dates until 2 Nov

RSA Open 2014

Paintings, drawings, sculptures and photography by artists from across Scotland and beyond, chosen by the RSA from an open submission.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 6 more dates until 25 Jan 2015 back to top

Art on the Underground: The Palace that Joan Built

An afternoon to celebrate the life and work of Joan Littlewood, one of England's leading makers of radical theatre.

Stratford Underground Station, London E15

Sat 4 Oct

Free

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Easel Sketching in the Gallery

If you feel inspired enough by the masterpieces in the gallery to try your hand at a bit of sketching, come along for a session led by artist Damian Callan. There's a different subject each month, and sometimes a live model.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Thu 20 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 12 Dec

Saturday Life Drawing Class

Artist Graham Flack leads this drawing workshop; learn how others have portrayed the human figure, and then practise drawing from a life model yourself. Materials are supplied; suitable for all levels of experience. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 18 Oct

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 15 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 13 Dec

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre

Sharmanka's kinetic sculptures come to life with a magical music and light show to accompany the mechanical wonder. Buy a ticket for a long or short performance, or view the sculptures at rest in the gallery at any other time. Ages 5+.

Trongate 103, Glasgow

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7080

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7080

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7080

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 54 more dates until 19 Dec

The Worst Of Martin Zet: Your Country Needs You

Divus London and The Czech Centre London are pleased to host a solo UK exhibition of the works by Martin Zet, the beloved and reviled - yet world-renowned - Czech artist, sculptor, performance artist and creator of short experimental films features.

Enclave, London SE8

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 020 8694 1644

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 020 8694 1644

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 020 8694 1644

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 12 more dates until 25 Oct back to top

Amy Gadney: Ghost Load

Gadney combines her abstract painting practice with appropriated techniques in aiming to trick the eye. Light, colour and optical illusion are enhanced in frosted shells where the original materiality becomes a memory, a phantom of its original form.

Cecilia Brunson Projects, London SE1

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 020 7357 9274

  • 14:00 – 18:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 020 7357 9274

  • 14:00 – 18:00

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 020 7357 9274

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 30 more dates until 15 Nov

Art Maker

Art Cart has had a makeover and is now Art Maker! Drop in to the gallery and make your own masterpiece using materials provided. Go four times and you can earn a badge. Ages 4–12.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Artfinder Pop-Up

Artfinder Pop-Up celebrates the relationship between art and technology, displaying physical artworks from 11 local London-based artists alongside digitally displayed art from a choice of over 3,600 independent artists around the world.

Blackall Studios, London EC2A

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0207 739 9551

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Balman Gallery Autumn Show

Superb ceramics & 3D work are leading Balman Gallery's show. Gallery director Andy Balman has combed prestigious fairs and festivals to create an eclectic show.

Balman Gallery, Corbridge

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 01434 634629

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 12 Oct

Free / 01434 634629

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 19 Oct

Free / 01434 634629

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 9 more dates until 21 Dec

The Colourful World of Kaffe Fassett

The knitwear and textile designer celebrates 50 years in the industry with a retrospective of his most creative works.

The American Museum In Britain, Bath

Thu 2 Oct

£9 (Children £5; £8; £8; £25) / 01225 460503

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Fri 3 Oct

£9 (Children £5; £8; £8; £25) / 01225 460503

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 4 Oct

£9 (Children £5; £8; £8; £25) / 01225 460503

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 20 more dates until 1 Nov back to top

Constructed/Mixed Media Textiles: Course

Qualified teacher Emma Jackson leads a textiles course in experimentation. Experiment with techniques and new and recycled materials to create tactile surfaces and 3D objects.

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£87 ( £70; £70) / 0121 446 3232

  • 13:00

Contemporary Embellishment for Fashion

Explore embellishment techniques for fashion.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£90 Booking essential (£85) / 0131 624 6200

  • 13:30 – 16:30

Wed 12 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£90 Booking essential (£85) / 0131 624 6200

  • 13:30 – 16:30

Wed 19 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£90 Booking essential (£85) / 0131 624 6200

  • 13:30 – 16:30

Wed 26 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£90 Booking essential (£85) / 0131 624 6200

  • 13:30 – 16:30

Counterpoint

  • 3 stars

Non-thematic group show featuring work by eight artists: Shona Macnaughton, Ross Birrell, Michelle Hannah, Ellie Harrison, Andrew Miller, Keith Farquhar, Alec Finlay and Craig Mulholland.

Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 0131 650 2210

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 0131 650 2210

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 18 Oct

Free / 0131 650 2210

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Creative Sketchbook: Drawing And Mixed Media: Course

Learn how to keep a visual diary, record your ideas and take note of what inspires you.

Landmark Arts Centre, Teddington

Tue 4 Nov

£95 / 020 8977 7558

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Desert Island Pics: Nick Waplington

Renowned photographer Nick Waplington talks about eight photographs he would take with him to a desert island, each one reflecting a part of his life and career.

Sallis Benney Theatre, University Of Brighton

Sun 5 Oct

£5 (£3) / 01273 643010

  • 15:00 – 16:30
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