Morning events, Visual art, Architecture & design

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O2 Eureka Gallery

Work from the archive of creative people, such as the original pencil drawings of Hello Kitty by Yuko Yamaguchi.

The Proud Archivist, London N1

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 020 7749 6852

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 020 7749 6852

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 020 7749 6852

…and 8 more dates until 7 Dec

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

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 225 6671

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

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00 RSA Open 2014 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 10:00 – 17:00 RSA Open 2014 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
…and 53 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Selected

A Christmas selling exhibition of work by 27 Scotland-based makers, the perfect opportunity to pick up some unique gifts.

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 550 3660

  • 10:30 – 17:30 Selected Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 0131 550 3660

  • 10:30 – 17:30 Selected Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Tue 2 Dec

Free / 0131 550 3660

  • 10:30 – 17:30 Selected Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh
…and 16 more dates until 20 Dec

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

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 020 3075 1649

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 020 3075 1649

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 020 3075 1649

…and 54 more dates until 13 Feb 2015

City Observatory Installation

Installation by the Institute of Future Cities, showing how city data helps us to understand urban centres, and to plan better cities for the future. (Tip: if you want to avoid traffic deadlock, don't build all your high-density housing on the outskirts.)

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0141 276 5365

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0141 276 5365

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0141 276 5365

…and 21 more dates until 20 Dec back to top

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

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 225 6671

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 225 6671

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

…and 55 more dates until 25 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

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

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 155 more dates until 3 May 2015

Bompas & Parr Chandelier Showcase

Bompas & Parr previously brought you the gherkin chandelier, which operated on the fact that passing an electrical current through a gherkin will make it glow with a green light, and which was both extremely dangerous and incredibly energy-inefficient, drawing as much power as a small street. They return with a…

IceTank, London WC2H

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 027 420 4600

Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Thu 27 Nov

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Fri 28 Nov

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Sat 29 Nov

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

…and 69 more dates until 10 Feb 2015 back to top

COSY | GYRO Workshop

A workshop which forms part of a research study investigating experiences of comfort and movement.

Edinburgh College of Art

Sun 30 Nov

Sculpture Court

Free / 0131 221 6000

Mon 1 Dec

Sculpture Court

Free / 0131 221 6000

Ed Kluz: The Architecture of the Enlightenment

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

The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 558 1200

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 0131 558 1200

Tue 2 Dec

Free / 0131 558 1200

…and 19 more dates until 24 Dec

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

Thu 27 Nov

Gallery One

Free / 0141 276 5365

Fri 28 Nov

Gallery One

Free / 0141 276 5365

Sat 29 Nov

Gallery One

Free / 0141 276 5365

…and 92 more dates until 1 Mar 2015

Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things

Exhibition of key designs that have shaped the modern world.

Design Museum, London SE1

Thu 27 Nov

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

Fri 28 Nov

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

Sat 29 Nov

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

…and 126 more dates until 4 Apr 2015

Hungry Childhoods

Artwork created by young people who have experience with food insecurity and long-term hunger.

Whole Foods Market, London W8

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 0207 368 4500

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0207 368 4500

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0207 368 4500

…and 9 more dates until 7 Dec back to top

Liesel Thomas and Tim Le Breuilly: The Grand Tour

New work which surveys the built heritage.

Royal Overseas League, Edinburgh

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0131 225 1501

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0131 225 1501

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 225 1501

…and 57 more dates until 25 Jan 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

Thu 27 Nov

£5 (£3) / 0141 330 4221

Fri 28 Nov

£5 (£3) / 0141 330 4221

Sat 29 Nov

£5 (£3) / 0141 330 4221

…and 31 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

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0141 330 4221

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0141 330 4221

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0141 330 4221

…and 67 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

The Makers' Market

A series of not for profit markets designed to act a selling platform for designers and makers in the Cornwall area. Works on sale include ceramics, jewellery, furniture, print making and more.

The Exchange, Penzance

Sat 13 Dec

Free / 01736 363715

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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

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

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0141 276 5365

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0141 276 5365

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0141 276 5365

…and 60 more dates until 28 Jan 2015

Rosenfeld Porcini, London W1T

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0207 637 1133

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0207 637 1133

Tue 2 Dec

Free / 0207 637 1133

…and 44 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Simon Costin's Impossible Catwalk Shows

Simon Costin's Impossible Catwalk Shows will see visitors immersed into his magical and mythical world of set design. The exhibition will feature a series of model sets, each exploring what catwalk shows could be, if the possibilities were limitless.

Fashion Space Gallery, London W1G

Thu 27 Nov

Free

Fri 28 Nov

Free

Sat 29 Nov

Free

…and 12 more dates until 13 Dec

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

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 01382 307200

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 01382 307200

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 01382 307200

…and 47 more dates until 24 Jan 2015