After 5pm, Visual art

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Lighthouse Late

A fabulous celebration of design, music and cinema sprawling across all five floors of the Lighthouse. Performers include folk from Fife's James Yorkston, singer-songwriter Ella the Bird and DJ sets from the like of Sons & Daughters, Admiral Fallow and the Phantom Band. There's also a selection of short films from…

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

£15 / 0141 276 5365

Robert Bell & Joe Goddard: Audio-Visual Collaboration

On 24.10.14 from 7pm onwards Block 336 will host an audio-visual collaboration between Robert Bell and musician, Hot Chip member, one half of The 2 Bears, and Greco Roman co-founder Joe Goddard. Goddard has composed a new sound piece for the event.

Block 336, London SW9

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 7998 8337

Totteridge Fireworks Night

North London's spectacular bonfire and fireworks to music on Friday 7th November 2014.

Totteridge Millhillians Cricket Club, London N20

Fri 7 Nov

£5–£7 / 020 8445 5331

Drop-In Drawing

Take inspiration from pieces in the Gallery.

National Portrait Gallery, London WC2H

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 7312 2463

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 020 7312 2463

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 020 7312 2463

…and 2 more dates until 28 Nov

Life Drawing: Four Paintings, Four Poses

Explore how artists have historically approached pose and composition to represent personality with artist Grace Adam and work with a model to create your own dynamic drawings. Our popular, social, life-drawing classes take place on the last Friday of every month in the Ondaatje Wing Theatre. Open to all levels, all…

National Portrait Gallery, London WC2H

Fri 28 Nov

Ondaatje Wing Theatre

£9 (£7) / 020 7312 2463

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Panopticon - Are We Losing Our Identity In Today’s Orwellian Reality?

An interactive art installation by Leo Reitzell, with live audio and visual performance, investigating how our identity and privacy are being eroded through the rise of the internet and social media networks.

Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 01223 460 008

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01223 460 008

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01223 460 008

…and 3 more dates until 2 Nov

Upholstery – Beginners

Take an beat-up chair from a tired old frame to spiffy new piece de resistance of your dining room. Create a seat pad, add some fluffy stuff and cover it all with a lovely piece of fabric. Of course it's all more involved than that, but that's why pro crafter Eve Hynd is there to show you the ropes.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Thu 30 Oct

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: this course 11 Sep–20 Nov 2014, with no session on 9 Oct.

Thu 6 Nov

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: this course 11 Sep–20 Nov 2014, with no session on 9 Oct.

Thu 13 Nov

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: this course 11 Sep–20 Nov 2014, with no session on 9 Oct.

Thu 20 Nov

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: this course 11 Sep–20 Nov 2014, with no session on 9 Oct.

After Hours: Look200

An evening of art and music exploring the ideas behind Look200, an art meets science project by artist Lucy Burscough. Look200 celebrates and illustrates 200 years of life-changing research into vision, undertaken right here in Manchester.

The Manchester Museum

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 0161 275 2634

Agony Art: Sex, Lies and Dance Works as part of Open Clusters

Sex, Lies and Dance Works as part of Open Clusters featuring works by Charlie Ashwell, Hamish MacPherson & Maria Sideri and Jia-Yu Corti

Chisenhale Dance Space, London E3

Fri 28 Nov

£8; £7 adv / 020 8981 6617

Alfred Drury Exhibition

Smaller-scale, sculptural works by one of the leading artists of the late Victorian and Edwardian period including Griselda, The Age Of Innocence and Lilith.

Leeds University

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 0113 343 2778

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Algo__Rhythm

A project specially curated to explore the relationship between sonic and visual art practices. There are four live performances from musicians who use analogue hardware to make music accompanied by a live AV installation.

The Art School, Glasgow

Thu 27 Nov

Free

Alice Rawsthorn: Hello World – Where Design Meets Life

Design critic Alice Rawsthorn delivers a talk on the influence design has on our lives and where it may take us in the future.

Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 01382 381296

Altamont Presents - Andrew Reynolds ‘Polaroids’

Iconic skateboarder Andrew Reynolds' rarely-seen Polaroids and 35mm prints go on display for the first time in Europe. The personal photos document his life - from his childhood driveway ramp to touring with Tony Hawk, Willy Santos and Ocean Howell.

71A Gallery, London EC2A

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 020 7729 3675

Angela Davidson

A chance to see the paintings of Angela Davidson, Aberdeenshire-based animal and bird artist.

George Pirie Modern, Edinburgh

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 0131 454 3648

Anna Franceschini: Selador - Live, In-Gallery Event

Italian artist Anna Franceschini presents the latest performance in her series 'Selador', a video and sound event taking place live in the Spike Island gallery, in collaboration with Diego Marcon and Federico Chiari.

Spike Island, Bristol

Thu 30 Oct

£5 (£3) / 0117 929 2266

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Anthi Kettirou & Emilios Theofanous

A performance installation exploring the deformation of our darkest actions through limitations imposed on the body. A collaboration between a dancer and a visual artist.

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre

Sat 1 Nov

£5 / 01522 882000

The AOP Photography Awards & Expo 2014

The most prestigious and highly respected competition for professional photographers worldwide, this year's AOP Photography Awards introduces some exciting changes and new additions for 2014.

Business Design Centre, London N1

Thu 11 Dec

Free / 020 7288 6272

Architecture Meets Art Gala Dinner

Gala dinner in aid of the GSA fire fund.

The Arches, Glasgow

Thu 30 Oct

£110 includes welcome reception, three-course dinner, half a bottle of wine, liqueurs and tea/coffee, entertainment / 0141 565 1000

Art Demo: Expressive Lakeland Mountains: Pastel On Watercolour Paper: Course

Artist in Residence Robert Dutton demonstrates using pastels experimentally.

Higham Hall College, Cockermouth

Mon 27 Oct

£6 / 01768 776276

Art Demo: Expressive Landscape In Black And White: Course

Artist in Residence Robert Dutton demonstrates the use of black and white media in paintings, exploring tone, light, shape, composition, design, and texture.

Higham Hall College, Cockermouth

Thu 30 Oct

£6 / 01768 776276

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Art Demo: Expressive Moorland Landscape: Acrylic On Canvas: Course

Artist in Residence Robert Dutton demonstrates acrylic on canvas. Watch as he uses colour, texture, and different effects and techniques to create a painting of the high Pennines.

Higham Hall College, Cockermouth

Wed 29 Oct

£6 / 01768 776276

Art Demo: Expressive Seascape Mixed Media: Pastel With Watercolour On Paper: Course

Artist in Residence Robert Dutton demonstrates pastel and watercolour on watercolour paper, with the addition of gesso and pumice to add depth and texture to the seascape painting.

Higham Hall College, Cockermouth

Tue 28 Oct

£6 / 01768 776276

Art for Youth North 2014

Contemporary, affordable art from new and established artists.

Queen Mary's School, Thirsk

Fri 24 Oct

£15; £12 adv / 01845 575 000

Sat 25 Oct

£15; £12 adv / 01845 575 000

Harbour House, Kingsbridge

Thu 30 Oct

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

Thu 6 Nov

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

Thu 13 Nov

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

…and 2 more dates until 27 Nov

Art Neuro

The Art Neuro collective is a group of more than 30 neuroscientists and artists based in London. Working together they have created a free exhibition of original artworks, which will be on display from 6-9th Nov at the Rag Factory, 16-18 Heneage St.

The Rag Factory, London E1

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 020 7183 3048

  • 20:00 – 22:00 Art Neuro The Rag Factory, London

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 020 7183 3048

  • 20:00 – 22:00 Art Neuro The Rag Factory, London
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