Evening events, Visual art

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The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0141 222 2254

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 0141 222 2254

The Queen's Boudoir

A part-installation, part-performance and filmic work from Lauren Jane William, loosely inspired by Jean Genet's play, The Balcony.

Police Station, Ipswich

Thu 30 Oct

£15 (£10)

Returning Autumn Visitors

New paintings from Tom Sutton Smith, Melanie Williamson, Stanley Bird, Chris Brook and Jenny Martin.

Bon Papillon, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 538 2505

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 0131 538 2505

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 0131 538 2505

…and 14 more dates until 19 Nov

Scott Methven: Plagued – A view of Leith

Intricate India ink drawings by Leith-based artist.

Woodland Creatures, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 629 5509

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0131 629 5509

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0131 629 5509

…and 19 more dates until 16 Nov

Life Drawing In The Keeper's House

The sessions will be run by the painter and teacher Michael Kirkbride.

Royal Academy of Arts, London W1J

Thu 30 Oct

Sir Hugh Casson Room, The Keeper's House

£12 booking required / 020 7300 8000

Thu 27 Nov

Sir Hugh Casson Room, The Keeper's House

£12 booking required / 020 7300 8000

Thu 18 Dec

Sir Hugh Casson Room, The Keeper's House

£12 booking required / 020 7300 8000

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Life Drawing: Life In Shadows: Workshop

Working with a model, props and lighting, artist Viyki Turnbull creates a theatrical set inspired by the work of Angus McBean for drawing the body.

National Portrait Gallery, London WC2H

Fri 31 Oct

Ondaatje Wing Theatre

£9 (£7) / 020 7312 2463

Murray Ballard Live Lecture

NEoN Festival presents a one off talk on a documentary photographer based in Brighton. Murray Ballard's art - which has also addressed the offshore renewables industry and the genetic modification of foodstuffs – walks a gorgeous line between documentary and science communications. To celebrate the theme of this year's…

Dundee Science Centre

Fri 7 Nov

Free Booking required / 01382 868608

Part of Dundee Science Festival.

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

Architecture of Memory

Mary Jane Evans and Louis Hawkins present their third collaborative exhibition exploring their mutual fascination with the topography and textures of childhood landscapes: Dorset and the Jurassic Coast and East Anglia.

Bath Artists' Studios

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 01225 482480

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

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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

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

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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