Morning events, Visual art, Architecture & design

17 events

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RSA Architecture Open 2014

The RSA takes the temperature of recent Scottish architecture and design work, in this show with exhibits submitted by practices all over the country.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

Thu 25 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

…and 31 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

RSA Open 2014

Paintings, drawings, sculptures and photography by artists from across Scotland and beyond, chosen by the RSA from an open submission.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 10:00 – 17:00 RSA Open 2014 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Fri 26 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 10:00 – 17:00 RSA Open 2014 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 10:00 – 17:00 RSA Open 2014 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
…and 29 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Postcode 3000

An examination of the development of Melbourne, Australia's second-largest city, focusing on the highly successful re-urbanisation of the city centre in the 90s, which saw a large increase in residential development in the centre and a corresponding reduction of empty office space.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 0141 276 5365

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 0141 276 5365

Sat 3 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 276 5365

…and 25 more dates until 28 Jan 2015

Alberto Condotta and Colin Lindsay: Building Echoes

Work by artists interested in the idea of architecture, and playing with concepts of body and sculpture.

Interviewroom 11, Edinburgh

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Free

Sat 24 Jan 2015

Free

Sat 31 Jan 2015

Free

The Anatomy of a Building: Denys Lasdun and the Royal College of Physicians

An examination of the Royal College of Physicians building, one of the most striking and imaginative works of post-WW II architecture.

Royal College of Physicians Museum, London NW1

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 020 3075 1649

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 020 3075 1649

Thu 25 Dec

Free / 020 3075 1649

…and 36 more dates until 13 Feb 2015 back to top

Beauty by Design: Fashioning the Renaissance

Work by contemporary fashion designers inspired by Old Master paintings, using materials such as lace that are associated with earlier periods, together with an exploration of Renaissance ideas of beauty and cosmetics.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 127 more dates until 3 May 2015

Ed Kluz: The Architecture of the Enlightenment

Collages, paintings and prints inspired by the classical architecture of Scotland.

The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 0131 558 1200

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 0131 558 1200

Empowerment: Social Change Through Building

A showcase for the work of Orkidstudio, which supports architectural projects in the developing world and considers building as a process rather than a product, empowering local people and helping them to find solutions to their problems.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Tue 23 Dec

Gallery One

Free / 0141 276 5365

Wed 24 Dec

Gallery One

Free / 0141 276 5365

Thu 25 Dec

Gallery One

Free / 0141 276 5365

…and 66 more dates until 1 Mar 2015

Liesel Thomas and Tim Le Breuilly: The Grand Tour

New work which surveys the built heritage.

Royal Overseas League, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 0131 225 1501

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 0131 225 1501

Thu 25 Dec

Free / 0131 225 1501

…and 31 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Debbie Ayles: Structures Revealed

Exhibition of paintings in acrylic and watercolour that reveal hidden patterns from within the spaces between flattened architectural structures.

The Minories Galleries, Colchester

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 01206 712437

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 01206 712437

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 01206 712437

…and 3 more dates until 3 Jan 2015 back to top

Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things

Exhibition of key designs that have shaped the modern world.

Design Museum, London SE1

Tue 23 Dec

£10.75 (£9.70; Students £6.50) / 020 7940 8790

Wed 24 Dec

£10.75 (£9.70; Students £6.50) / 020 7940 8790

Thu 25 Dec

£10.75 (£9.70; Students £6.50) / 020 7940 8790

…and 100 more dates until 4 Apr 2015

‌Mackintosh Architecture

Over 80 architectural drawings, archival material, films and models – many rare or never before exhibited – exploring the work of Glasgow's famous son. The exhibition comes as the culmination of the Hunterian's 'Mackintosh Architecture: Context, Making and Meaning research project.

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Tue 23 Dec

£5 (£3) / 0141 330 4221

Wed 24 Dec

£5 (£3) / 0141 330 4221

Sat 27 Dec

£5 (£3) / 0141 330 4221

…and 5 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Mackintosh Travel Sketches

'Bits' and 'jottings' from Mackintosh's travels around Scotland, England and further afield.

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 0141 330 4221

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 0141 330 4221

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 0141 330 4221

…and 41 more dates until 15 Feb 2015

Make Your Mark Adult & Child Art Class

Art classes for ages 5+ and their parents/guardians/carers, although younger siblings are welcome. Materials are provided.

Rosemount Community Education Centre, Aberdeen

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£108–£120 / 01224 611160

Please note: this course runs from 17 Jan–21 Mar 2015.

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£108–£120 / 01224 611160

Please note: this course runs from 17 Jan–21 Mar 2015.

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£108–£120 / 01224 611160

Please note: this course runs from 17 Jan–21 Mar 2015.

…and 7 more dates until 21 Mar 2015

Pier Paolo Calzolari

The first London solo gallery presentation of work by this hugely respected Italian artist, who's been associated with the Arte Povera movement.

Ronchini Gallery, London W1S

Fri 23 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7629 9188

Sat 24 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7629 9188

Mon 26 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7629 9188

…and 35 more dates until 7 Mar 2015

Rosenfeld Porcini, London W1T

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 0207 637 1133

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 0207 637 1133

Thu 25 Dec

Free / 0207 637 1133

…and 27 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Through Smoke & Flame: WW1 Propaganda Posters by Frank Brangwyn

The gallery's annual Works on Paper exhibition features war art.

McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 01382 307200

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 01382 307200

Fri 26 Dec

Free / 01382 307200

…and 25 more dates until 24 Jan 2015