Evening events, Visual art

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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

Sun 21 Sep

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00

Mon 22 Sep

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00

Tue 23 Sep

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00
…and 22 more dates until 15 Oct

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 Gate Cinema.

Gate Picturehouse, London W11

Mon 22 Sep

£7 (£6; Members £5) / 0871 902 5731

Part 1.

  • 18:15 – 20:00

SEEP II: Mirrors & Mires

Visual art, poetry, performance and hair-cutting in this multi-disciplinary event.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 28 Sep

£2–£3

Writing, performance poetry and acoustic open mic session featuring Liz Cronin.

  • 18:00 – 20:00

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

Power To Communicate: Jean Mack Gallery

An exploration of the power of communication for socially isolated groups through the medium of photography, this charming exhibition is created by women who have experienced mental ill health working alongside women who live in the local area.

Gilmerton Community Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 7 Oct

Free / 0131 664 2335

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 0131 664 2335

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Tue 14 Oct

Free / 0131 664 2335

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

  • 18:00 – 20:00
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3D Graphics Creative Workshop

Drag your artistic talent into the 21st century with this workshop in 3D computer graphics, in which you can use such free, open-source applications as Blender (3D imaging), Krita (image creation) and Unity (game design) to make imaginary cities and environments. Suitable for all skill levels.

St Margaret's House, Edinburgh

Fri 26 Sep

£20 / 0773 3447712

  • 18:00 – 21:00

Above & Below

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

Common, Manchester

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00
…and 6 more dates until 29 Sep

Aby Watson & Alexander Horowitz: There's No Point Crying Over Spilt Milk

A collaboration between composer Alexander Horowitz and performance-maker Aby Watson exploring the difference between childhood ambition and adult reality through live music, choreography and multimedia.

The Arches, Glasgow

Thu 2 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0141 565 1000

Part of ArchesLIVE.

Fri 3 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0141 565 1000

Part of ArchesLIVE.

Acrylic & Soft Pastel: A Fusion In Landscape Paintings: Course

Combine and layer acrylic paint with soft pastel to create landscapes. Course led by figurative fine artist and historian Dr Patrick Oates. Suitable for all abilities.

Higham Hall College, Cockermouth

Sun 19 Oct

£292 Residential; £196 Non-residential / 01768 776276

  • 18:30

Mon 20 Oct

£292 Residential; £196 Non-residential / 01768 776276

  • 18:30

Tue 21 Oct

£292 Residential; £196 Non-residential / 01768 776276

  • 18:30

Wed 22 Oct

£292 Residential; £196 Non-residential / 01768 776276

  • 18:30

After School Art Club Monday: Course (Over 12s)

Experiment with various materials and techniques including painting, drawing, clay work, craft work using card and fabrics to capture subjects including still life, animals and plants.

Riverhouse, Walton-on-Thames

Mon 22 Sep

£75 / 01932 253354

  • 18:15 – 19:45
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After the Flash: Photography from the Atomic Archive

Images of the bomb, from the archives of Canadian art historian John O'Brian, exploring the ways in which the development of nuclear weapons has been both recorded by the camera and produced by the camera, with high-speed photography helping bomb engineers understand what goes on during explosions.

Work Gallery, London WC1X

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 02077 135097

Opening event.

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Agit Disco

Stefan Szczelkkun is the DJ for an Agit Disco at the Cafe Gallery in Southwark Park. Everyone is invited to make their own playlist following the preview of FOLLES DE LEUR CORPS / CRAZY ABOUT THEIR BODIES.

Cafe Gallery Projects, London SE16

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 020 7237 1230

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Alan Aldridge

Described by John Lennon as “His Royal Master of Images to Their Majesties The Beatles”, Alan Aldridge’s earlier life was a far cry from his later creative success, as he discusses with Paul Blezard.

The Salon, Cheltenham

Tue 7 Oct

£8

Part of Cheltenham Literature Festival.

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

  • 18:00 – 20:00

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 22 Sep

Phone for prices / 01239 621 200

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Mon 29 Sep

Phone for prices / 01239 621 200

  • 17:00 – 20:00

American Impressionism: A New Vision - An International Symposium

A conference presenting some of the latest research in American Impressionism, to go with the American Impressionism: A New Vision show.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 2 Oct

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

£15 (£10) / 0131 624 6200

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Andy Black - Garden

Crescent Arts presents recent drawings and a large-scale, site-specific installation drawing by Andy Black.

Crescent Arts, Scarborough

Fri 26 Sep

Free, free / 01723 351461

  • 19:00 – 21:00

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

Annual SSHoP Lecture: Paul Seawright

Photographer Paul Seawright talks about his illustrious career.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Oct

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 18:00 – 19:30
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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

  • 18:00 – 22:00

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

  • 18:00 – 22:00

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

  • 18:30 – 00:00

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

Art and Nature – Neville Gabie, Philippa Mitchell & Mary Bourne

Three artists discuss their ideas about the relationship of art to nature.

Kinloss and Findhorn Church Hall, Forres

Sun 28 Sep

£5 / 01309 690162

Part of Findhorn Bay Arts Festival.

  • 17:00
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