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Amanda Jackson: To Build A Home

Photographer Amanda Jackson launches her new exhibition To Build A Home.

Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan

Sun 21 Sep

Phone for prices / 01239 621 200

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Mon 22 Sep

Phone for prices / 01239 621 200

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Sun 28 Sep

Phone for prices / 01239 621 200

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Mon 29 Sep

Phone for prices / 01239 621 200

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Eduardo Paolozzi: Jeepers Creepers

A temporary exhibition displaying a selection of work by Eduardo Paolozzi.

McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 01382 307200

  • 12:30 – 16:30

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 01382 307200

  • 12:30 – 16:30

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 01382 307200

  • 12:30 – 16:30
…and 4 more dates until 2 Nov

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

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0141 552 7080

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0141 552 7080

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0141 552 7080

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 65 more dates until 19 Dec

Adult Art Afternoons

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

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 9 more dates until 7 Dec

The Airdrie Boys

Paintings by Dan Ferguson and John Cunningham.

Burgh Hall, Dunoon

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 01369 703302

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 01369 703302

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 01369 703302

  • 12:00 – 15:00
…and 8 more dates until 30 Sep back to top

Aleana Egan: There Are All Sorts of Lives

Sculptural, video and graphic work by Dublin-born artist.

Mary Mary, Glasgow

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 0141 226 2257

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0141 226 2257

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0141 226 2257

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 32 more dates until 1 Nov

Austin Emery, The Shared: Unveiling A Public Sculpture For Bermondsey

This Bermondsey Street Festival, a monumental public sculpture will be unveiled by Norman Ackroyd RA, having been veiled by Zandra Rhodes.

Tyers Estate Rain Garden, London SE1

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Cerith Wyn Evans

A major solo show presenting a varied body of the artist's work Serpentine Sackler Gallery and a series of screenings curated by Cerith Wyn Evans at the Serpentine Cinema.

Gate Picturehouse, London W11

Sat 27 Sep

£7 (£6; Members £5) / 0871 902 5731

Part 2.

  • 12:00 – 13:45

The Choreography Of Things: The Trailer Show/A Project By Choy Ka Fai

'The Choreography of Things' by the Singapore artist is an exploration into the neurological narratives of our body and the things that condition us. The Trailer exhibition previews a series of brainwave experiments on the act of choreographing.

Arebyte Gallery, London E9

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 07531 574666

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 07531 574666

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Thu 25 Sep

Free / 07531 574666

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 12 more dates until 16 Oct

The Little Black Gallery, London SW10

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 020 7349 9332

  • 14:00 – 18:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 020 7349 9332

  • 14:00 – 18:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 020 7349 9332

  • 14:00 – 18:00
…and 9 more dates until 23 Oct back to top

Hugh Green's Stirlingshire

Retrospective of the work of the late painter and friend of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 4 more dates until 2 Nov

Igor Mitoraj: Traces Of Time

Contini Art UK will open its gallery on New Bond Street with a retrospective of sculpture by Igor Mitoraj. Traces Of Time will be the celebrated Pietrasanta-based master sculptor's first major solo exhibition in London.

Contini Art UK, London W1S

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 020 7495 5101

  • 12:00 – 17:00

John Shankie: Refractory and Refrigeration

New work by the artist, concerning themes inspired by the centenary of the outbreak of WW I.

The Park Gallery, Falkirk

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 01324 503789

Last admission 4pm. Part of Generation.

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 01324 503789

Last admission 4pm. Part of Generation.

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Mohammed Qasim Ashfaq: Clear Black Smoke

Major new exhibition of monumental sculpture and drawing by young British artist Mohammed Qasim Ashfaq.

Hannah Barry Gallery, London SE15

Thu 18 Sep

Free

  • 15:00 – 17:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free

  • 15:00 – 17:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 21 more dates until 26 Oct

Needle In The Haystack

An interactive performance looking for a needle in a pile of shredded paper, built by artist Megan Clark-Bagnall.

The Galleries, Bristol

Sun 21 Sep

TK Maxx

Free

  • 13:00
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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

Sophia Al-Maria: Virgin With A Memory

The artist, filmmaker and writer presents a newly commissioned body of work for her first major exhibition. The exhibition takes its cue from Beretta, Al-Maria's unfinished debut feature film.

Cornerhouse, Manchester

Tue 16 Sep

Gallery 3

Free / 0161 200 1500

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Wed 17 Sep

Gallery 3

Free / 0161 200 1500

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Thu 18 Sep

Gallery 3

Free / 0161 200 1500

  • 12:00 – 20:00
…and 39 more dates until 2 Nov

Urban Ambush

Showcasing the work of Watermans' four week youth arts festival Urban Ambush.

Watermans Art Centre, Brentford

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 020 8232 1010

  • 12:00 – 21:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 020 8232 1010

  • 12:00 – 21:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 020 8232 1010

  • 12:00 – 21:00
…and 2 more dates until 21 Sep

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 21 Sep

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 28 Sep

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 5 Oct

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 29 more dates until 26 Apr 2015

125LIVE

A unique photographic event incorporating a major exhibition and print sale plus photographic workshops for all levels and a guest lecture series featuring creative leaders from across the industry.

Londonewcastle Project Space, E2

Tue 16 Sep

£8 Creativity Talks - Evening Lecture; £45 Photo Safari - walking workshop; £200 Studio photography workshop and masterclass / 020 7534 1888

  • 12:00 – 21:00

Wed 17 Sep

£8 Creativity Talks - Evening Lecture; £45 Photo Safari - walking workshop; £200 Studio photography workshop and masterclass / 020 7534 1888

  • 12:00 – 21:00

Thu 18 Sep

£8 Creativity Talks - Evening Lecture; £45 Photo Safari - walking workshop; £200 Studio photography workshop and masterclass / 020 7534 1888

  • 12:00 – 21:00
…and 10 more dates until 28 Sep back to top

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 21 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

Sun 28 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

Sun 5 Oct

£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 2 more dates until 19 Oct

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A multi-sensory installation by artist Lesley Cherry which looks at her experiences of Belfast.

Victoria Square Shopping Centre, Belfast

Sun 28 Sep

The Dome

Free

  • 13:00 – 18:00

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 20 Sep

Free / 01873 860529

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 01873 860529

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 01873 860529

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 11 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 21 Sep

Free / 020 7930 5373

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 020 7930 5373

  • 12:00 – 18:00

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 back to top