Afternoon events, Visual art

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Art Cart Adventures

Create badges and coloured spectacles in response to the exhibitions on show.

Dundee Contemporary Arts

Sat 31 May

Free / 01382 909900

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Frayed Edges: Identity – Piecing It Together

Recent work by Edinburgh textiles group Frayed Edges.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0131 226 7126

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0131 226 7126

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 226 7126

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Tue 29 Apr

Free / 0131 226 7126

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Curator's Favourites

Regular talks on museum staff's favourite objects from the collection.

Burrell Collection, Glasgow

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 0141 287 2550

Today: Medieval spurs in Sir William's Collection.

  • 12:30 – 13:00

Pontardawe Arts Centre

Tue 29 Apr

Phone for prices / 01792 863722

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Gabriele Beveridge, Paul Cowan, Michael Krebber, Landon Metz and Jesse Moretti: La Chose Encadrée

Work focusing on the notion of the frame (the title means 'the framed thing') and exploring the frame as a playing field. Curated by Camille le Houezec and Joey Villemont.

SWG3, Glasgow

Thu 24 Apr

0141 357 7246

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Fri 25 Apr

0141 357 7246

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 26 Apr

0141 357 7246

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 18:00
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Themed Tour

Themed tours of the collections, on a different subject each time.

Burrell Collection, Glasgow

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 0141 287 2550

Today: Look behind the scenes and explore the Burrell's hidden stores.

  • 13:30 – 14:30

Tue 29 Apr

Free / 0141 287 2550

Today: Islamic Art at the Burrell.

  • 12:30 – 13:30

Phases

Exhibition featuring work from Weirdfolk and Susan Laws Artworks.

Backdoor Gallery, Clydebank

Tue 29 Apr

Free / 0141 952 3532

  • 13:30 – 19:55

Tue 6 May

Free / 0141 952 3532

  • 13:30 – 19:55

Tue 13 May

Free / 0141 952 3532

  • 13:30 – 19:55

Cleaning Up Titian's Venice

Dr Jane Stevens Crawshaw looks at Titian's paintings in the context of Venice's 16th century attempts to clean up its own image as a plague-ridden hive of immorality.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 9 May

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 12:45 – 13:30

Green2014: The Environmental Legacy of the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

A six-month programme of exhibitions, talks and activities, looking at how the 2014 Commonwealth Games will affect the environment, celebrating the projects being delivered by Glasgow City Council, the Scottish Parliament, the Games Organising Committee and others.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Sun 27 Apr

Gallery Two

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Gallery Two

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 11 May

Gallery Two

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 23 more dates until 19 Oct

Jan Pleitner

Contemporary works by the artist.

Ancient & Modern, London EC1Y

Wed 21 May

Free / 020 7253 4550

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Thu 22 May

Free / 020 7253 4550

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Fri 23 May

Free / 020 7253 4550

  • 12:00 – 18:00
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Art Village

Art Village returns to Shawlands Arcade with the first of a series of monthly that will stretch right across the summer and into the autumn. Contemporary original art, craft and design, short films activities and workshops open all through the summer holidays. We’re back by popular demand, find out why!

Shawlands Arcade, Glasgow

Sun 11 May

Free / 0141 636 8550

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 18 May

Free / 0141 636 8550

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 0141 636 8550

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Georgina Allen

Paintings of still-life arrangements and the Pembrokeshire landscape.

Piers Feetham Gallery, London SW6

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 020 7381 3031

  • 14:00 – 18:00

Lunchtime Talks at Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums

A series of free talks taking place on Wednesday lunchtimes in various Aberdeen museums. Booking essential for talks at the Maritime Museum. Booking is essential.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 01224 523700

'James Mcbey' by Ann Steed, Curator.

  • 12:30 – 13:00

Wed 7 May

Free / 01224 523700

'Marie Laurencin' by Griffin Coe, Curator.

  • 12:30 – 13:00

Wed 14 May

Free / 01224 523700

A tour of the exhibition from Aberdeen Artists Society.

  • 12:30 – 13:00
…and 2 more dates until 28 May

Master's & Apprentices: A Transfer Of Passion

Traditional letter carving work from seven apprentices and their masters focusing entirely on the design and carving of letters across several media, including stone, wood, slate, glass and paper.

The Workshop, Saxmundham

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 01728 688 303

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 01728 688 303

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 01728 688 303

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 36 more dates until 29 Jun

Suzanne Perlman: Painting London

Paintings of London by Budapest-born artist.

The Gallery In Cork Street, London W1S

Sun 4 May

Free / 020 7287 8408

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 020 7287 8408

  • 12:00 – 16:00
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Anthony Schrag

Work by an artist who specialises in work that doesn't necessarily look like art at all; for a public commission in Hoxton, London, he got the locals to play an unwinnable (but still losable) game of five-a-side tug of war.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 01224 523700

Exhibition dates are subject to change. Part of Generation.

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 01224 523700

Exhibition dates are subject to change. Part of Generation.

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 01224 523700

Exhibition dates are subject to change. Part of Generation.

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 11 more dates until 27 Jul

Bob Carlos Clarke: Living Dolls

A selection of images by the late photographer, taken from his 2004 Love-Dolls series, as well as archive materials. Supported by Olympus.

The Little Black Gallery, London SW10

Tue 13 May

Free / 020 7349 9332

  • 14:00 – 18:00

Wed 14 May

Free / 020 7349 9332

  • 14:00 – 18:00

Thu 15 May

Free / 020 7349 9332

  • 14:00 – 18:00
…and 15 more dates until 19 Jun

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

Lowestoft Theatretrain (Ages 6-18)

Professional training in the Performing Arts for young people aged six to 18 years. Classes include acting, singing and dancing.

Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft

Sat 26 Apr

Phone for prices / 01502 589726

  • 14:30 – 17:30

RSA 188th Annual Exhibitions 2014: Focus on Film

The Royal Scottish Academy's 188th annual exhibition has a special focus in 2014 on artists whose work incorporates the moving image. Featured artists include Margaret Tait Award winners Stephen Sutcliffe and Rachel Maclean, as well as Margaret Tait herself and other artists whose work includes film, such as John Byrne…

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00
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Thierry Noir: A Retrospective Exhibition

Howard Griffin Gallery presents a retrospective of the life and work of infamous artist Thierry Noir. The first artist who illegally painted miles and miles of the Berlin Wall.

Howard Griffin Gallery, London E1

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 020 7739 9970

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 020 7739 9970

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 020 7739 9970

  • 12:00 – 20:00
…and 9 more dates until 9 May

Aberdeen Artists Society Annual Exhibition

A popular annual open exhibition which gives professional, amateur and emerging artists the opportunity to show their work. Art forms vary widely from painting and sculpture to printmaking, textiles and ceramics. Entry forms are available from the Gallery Shop or by contacting info@aberdeenartistssociety.co.uk.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Sun 11 May

Free / 01224 523700

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 18 May

Free / 01224 523700

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 01224 523700

  • 13:00 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 15 Jun

Alex And RA: Touched By Alex

Paintings highlighting a range of approaches, processes and materials.

The Nehru Centre, London W1K

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 020 7491 3567

  • 14:30 – 18:00

Ami Spangler: Tyger's Dawn

Paintings and sculpture by the Pennsylvania-born artist.

Highgate Gallery, London N6

Fri 9 May

Free / 020 8340 3343

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Tue 13 May

Free / 020 8340 3343

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Wed 14 May

Free / 020 8340 3343

  • 13:00 – 17:00
…and 5 more dates until 22 May

Artists Who… Present Seconds

Artists Who…' are seven diverse London based artists. Their unique fusion of styles and media can be seen at their dynamic new show, 'Artists Who..SECONDS' at Espacio Gallery, curated by Gabriel Parfitt.

Espacio Gallery, London E2

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 07815 319073

  • 13:00 – 19:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 07815 319073

  • 13:00 – 19:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 07815 319073

  • 13:00 – 19:00
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