After 5pm, Visual art

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The Object Lesson

  • 5 stars

Aurora Nova presents Geoff Sobelle Do you have what you need? Do you need what you have? With boxes stacked to the ceiling, award-winning actor-illusionist-inventor Geoff Sobelle unpacks our relationship to everyday objects - a hilarious, heartbreaking solo performance installation. You encounter a massive, meaningful…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Tech Cube 1

£14 (£12) / 0131 560 1581

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Tech Cube 1

£14 (£12) / 0131 560 1581

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Tech Cube 1

£14 (£12) / 0131 560 1581

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Tech Cube 1

£14 (£12) / 0131 560 1581

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

80 Days

Iota's contribution to the debate over the independence referendum is to invite you to make your own point on their windows. Words and pictures can be submitted in person or online from Sun Jul 1.

iota, Glasgow

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 0141 338 6052

  • 00:00 (Friday morning)

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0141 338 6052

  • 00:00 (Saturday morning)

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0141 338 6052

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning)
…and 25 more dates until 17 Sep

Calum Colvin: The Magic Box

  • 3 stars

An archaeology of the artist's created practice, featuring image transparencies going back to the 1980s and new commissioned work.

Edinburgh Printmakers

Sun 31 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 557 2479

Artist talk and gallery tour. Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 18:00 – 19:00

Sonic Vision

High energy music combines with vivid 3D graphic environments in this unique experience in Scotland's only 360 degree dome film theatre.

Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

£5 / 0131 550 7800

  • 19:30 – 20:00

Sat 23 Aug

£5 / 0131 550 7800

  • 19:30 – 20:00

Sun 24 Aug

£5 / 0131 550 7800

  • 19:30 – 20:00
…and 5 more dates until 30 Aug

Ryan Van Winkle and Dan Gorman: ViewMaster

  • 4 stars

Collaborative, interactive performance piece involving a set of viewmaster slides, some poetry reading and a live soundtrack.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Fri 22 Aug

Sat 23 Aug

Sun 24 Aug

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ICADF Week 3 - Jewellery Fashion Textiles Accessories

An exhibition of jewellery, fashion, textiles and accessories disciplines.

Candid Arts Galleries, London EC1V

Fri 17 Oct

Phone for prices / 07789 862011

  • 17:00 – 21:00

Just Conversations: A Brush with God

Prayer is considered by some to be the art of communicating with God. Can the arts convey religious messages and allow for building dialogue between God and ourselves? Scotland-based religious artists and experts will share their spiritual experiences of speaking and listening to God through art, icons and calligraphy.

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

£5 / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

NonStuff Festival

A collaborative festival mixing music, crafts, workshops, art, recycling, theatre and more for all the family. Acts performing in 2014 include The Pendulums, Bluebell Cajun Dance Band, The Beggar Girls, Voice Beat Choir, Fail Better, Anna Beetle, Portnawak & The Woo, Kuchke and Paraig MacNeil.

Wiston Lodge, Biggar

Fri 12 Sep

£40 day ticket; £85 full weekend, inc camping, workshops & music (£25 day ticket; £55 full weekend; Children £20 day ticket; £35 full weekend… / 01899 850228

Picture or Poem? The Poetry in Art and the Art in Poetry

A discussion about the relationships between poetry and the visual arts, with Stephen Raw and Professor Peter Dayan.

The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 27 Aug

£10 (includes private view and 20% shop discount) (£8) / 0131 557 2500

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Tony Visconti And Woody Woodmansey: The Making Of David Bowie’s The Man Who Sold The World

The Brooklyn-born musician and record producer is joined in conversation by the Yorkshire-born drummer, sharing stories and discussing their work with David Bowie.

ICA, London SW1Y

Tue 16 Sep

£11–£16 / 020 7930 3647

  • 19:00 – 21:00
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Aberdeen Art Fair Preview Evening

A preview of the highly regarded AAF, featuring work from local and national galleries and artists. Booking is essential.

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Fri 5 Sep

£13.20 / 01224 641122

Above & Below

'Above & Below' is a collection of all new work from Rob Bailey.

Common, Manchester

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00
…and 7 more dates until 30 Aug

Adam Knight: TANK

A series of performances and installations from Adam Knight, based on his script The Canetti Reading Group.

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0131 551 4490

Opening reception.

  • 18:00 – 20:00

After school arts

Develop your creative skills in this fun and practical class which uses a variety of different media and techniques. Learn to paint like the masters, illustrate a story or go mad with mixed media. Please wear protective clothing. All materials provided. Age 7 - 12

Howden Park Centre, Livingston

Wed 27 Aug

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00

Thu 28 Aug

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00

Fri 29 Aug

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00
…and 47 more dates until 15 Oct

Alfred Emslie's Dinner at Haddo House

Alfred Emslie's 1884 painting Dinner at Haddo House depicts what looks like a convivial evening with high Victorian society, including then-PM William Ewart Gladstone – but if you want an explanation for Gladstone's scowl, look no further than the piper blasting away in a corner. Simon Welfare talks about the painting.

Haddo House, Ellon

Tue 7 Oct

£15 (under 26s £8) / 0844 493 2179

Part of Haddo Arts Festival.

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Amanda Jackson: To Build A Home

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

Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan

Mon 25 Aug

Phone for prices / 01239 621 200

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Mon 1 Sep

Phone for prices / 01239 621 200

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Mon 8 Sep

Phone for prices / 01239 621 200

  • 17:00 – 20:00
…and 3 more dates until 29 Sep

The AniMotion Show

Scottish percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie and Russian visual artist Maria Rud collaborate in an evening of live art and live music.

Marischal College (University of Aberdeen)

Tue 9 Sep

Free / 03000 266600

  • 17:30 – 21:25

Anne Wright & Jan Dayton

The mediums present an evening of clairvoyance and spirit portrait art, as they bring messages and sketched portraits from the life beyond.

The Hawth, Crawley

Fri 3 Oct

Studio

£13.50 ( £12.50) / 01293 553636

  • 19:30

The Arab Quarterly

An informal evening of music and dance as The Arab Quarter band perform live with performances from belly dancers.

Islington Assembly Hall, London N1

Wed 17 Sep

£25; £20 adv / 020 7527 2000

  • 19:30 – 22:30

Art & Life: The Paintings of Beryl Bainbridge: Representing History, Panel Discussion

The panel will discuss the selection of etchings, drawings and paintings, archival material from the British Library, and visual screenings which are included in the current Bainbridge exhibition.

King's College, London WC2R

Thu 25 Sep

£5 ( £3) / 020 7836 5454

  • 18:30 – 20:30
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Art Appreciation With Kate Eley

Explore the arts through culture, society and history, and learn how to put personal feelings about art in context.

Queens Park Arts Centre and Limelight Theatre, Aylesbury

Tue 9 Sep

£6 ( £5) / 01296 424332

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Art As Therapy: Exhibition And Private View

The annual Art as Therapy exhibition will give emphasis to eco subjects as part of the IMAGINE festival. Participating groups include SCOLA and the Sutton Mental Health Foundation.

Sutton College of Learning for Adults (SCOLA)

Mon 13 Oct

Free

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Art History With Guest Speakers: Course

Participate in an art history course which includes guest speakers.

Willow Gallery, Oswestry

Thu 18 Sep

£45 / 01691 657 575

  • 18:30 – 20:00

Harbour House, Kingsbridge

Thu 21 Aug

£7.50 per session; £25 4 weeks / 01548 854708

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Thu 28 Aug

£7.50 per session; £25 4 weeks / 01548 854708

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Art Late South

See what sort of amazing artistic things are happening on Edinburgh's south side, including a performance from the Little Kicks, and visits to exhibitions at Edinburgh College of Art, New Media Scotland, Dovecot Studios, Summerhall and Talbot Rice Gallery. Presented in partnership with The List. Booking is essential.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

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