Morning events, Visual art, Architecture & design

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Polish Film Festival Exhibition

Film posters by the great post-WWII Polish graphic designer Henryk Tomaszewski, whose centenary is celebrated this year and who revolutionised postwar graphic design with his iconic posters for films, theatre productions and other cultural events.

Riverside Studios, London W6

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 02082 371111

  • 08:30 – 23:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 02082 371111

  • 08:30 – 23:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 02082 371111

  • 10:00 – 23:00
…and 7 more dates until 3 May

Green2014: The Environmental Legacy of the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

A six-month programme of exhibitions, talks and activities, looking at how the 2014 Commonwealth Games will affect the environment, celebrating the projects being delivered by Glasgow City Council, the Scottish Parliament, the Games Organising Committee and others.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Fri 25 Apr

Gallery Two

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Gallery Two

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Gallery Two

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 180 more dates until 24 Oct

GSA Degree Show

Graduates of the GSA fine art, architecture and design programs display their work.

Glasgow School of Art

Sat 14 Jun

Free / 0141 353 4500

The Mackintosh building houses work by students from the Painting & Printmaking, Sculpture & Environmental Art and Fine Art Photography departments.

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 15 Jun

Free / 0141 353 4500

The Mackintosh building houses work by students from the Painting & Printmaking, Sculpture & Environmental Art and Fine Art Photography departments.

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Mon 16 Jun

Free / 0141 353 4500

The Mackintosh building houses work by students from the Painting & Printmaking, Sculpture & Environmental Art and Fine Art Photography departments.

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 5 more dates until 21 Jun

Reid Building, Glasgow

Sat 14 Jun

Free / 0141 353 4500

The Reid Building houses work from students in the departments of Painting & Printmaking, Sculpture & Environmental Art and Fine Art Photography.

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 15 Jun

Free / 0141 353 4500

The Reid Building houses work from students in the departments of Painting & Printmaking, Sculpture & Environmental Art and Fine Art Photography.

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Mon 16 Jun

Free / 0141 353 4500

The Reid Building houses work from students in the departments of Painting & Printmaking, Sculpture & Environmental Art and Fine Art Photography.

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 5 more dates until 21 Jun

Maya Ramsay: Wall Talk

Collaborative exhibition that documents the derelict buildings of Bletchley Park are displayed alongside pieces of Ramsay's work that use her unique technique of lifting off surfaces from historically and politically significant buildings.

The Cello Factory, London SE1

Sat 26 Apr

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Mon 28 Apr

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 6 more dates until 4 May

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design Degree Show

Showcase for graduates of DJCAD, working in a variety of media; a chance to see the work of future art stars of Dundee.

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee

Sat 17 May

Free / 01382 345330

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 18 May

Free / 01382 345330

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Mon 19 May

Free / 01382 345330

  • 10:00 – 20:00
…and 6 more dates until 25 May back to top

Heaven Baek, Briggs & Cole and Raydale Dower: Caesura

The inaugural public exhibition of the Reid Gallery showcases the work of Seoul-based GSA graduate Heaven Baek, designers Briggs & Cole and GSA graduate Raydale Dower.

Reid Building, Glasgow

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0141 353 4500

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0141 353 4500

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0141 353 4500

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 11:00 – 16:00
…and 7 more dates until 4 May

It's Not Very Nice That: Politics in Contemporary Graphic Design

A look at the ways in which graphic designers have responded to the increasing social unrest of the last decade, such as the Arab Spring and the response to the Wikileaks revelations.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Fri 25 Apr

Gallery One

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Gallery One

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Gallery One

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Ryan Gander: The artists have the keys

Multi-media work inspired by the work of celebrated modernist architect and designer Ernö Goldfinger.

National Trust: 2 Willow Road, London NW3

Fri 25 Apr

Included in admission / 020 7435 6166

Part of National Trust London Project.

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Included in admission / 020 7435 6166

Part of National Trust London Project.

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Included in admission / 020 7435 6166

Part of National Trust London Project.

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 135 more dates until 2 Nov

Selected

A Christmas selling exhibition of work by 40 Scottish designers and craftspeople, the perfect opportunity to pick up some unique gifts.

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 550 3660

  • 10:30 – 17:30

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 0131 550 3660

  • 10:30 – 17:30

Tue 2 Dec

Free / 0131 550 3660

  • 10:30 – 17:30
…and 16 more dates until 20 Dec

Urban/Suburban

A view of architecture and the built environment in recent Scottish art, featuring work by Nathan Coley, Graham Fagan, Carol Rhodes, Toby Paterson, Christine Borland and others.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 65 more dates until 19 Oct back to top

Building a Legacy: The Athletes' Village

A showcase for one of the most lasting legacies of the 2014 Commonwealth Games: the Athletes' Village, built in the East End of the city and featuring 700 sustainable eco-homes and a 120-bed care home.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Fri 16 May

Gallery One

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sat 17 May

Gallery One

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sun 18 May

Gallery One

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 120 more dates until 15 Sep

Diverse Maniere: Piranesi, Fantasy and Excess

Images of some of the designs that Piranesi projected, but never constructed, drawn from the museum's large collection of Piranesi works.

Sir John Soane's Museum, London WC2A

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 020 7405 2107

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 020 7405 2107

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 29 Apr

Free / 020 7405 2107

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 24 more dates until 31 May

East Neuk Open Studios

Artists in the East Neuk of Fife open up their studios to the public. Just look for the red balloons and have a good nose around and maybe buy some work.

Various Venues, East Fife

Sat 24 May

Free

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Sun 25 May

Free

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Sat 31 May

Free

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Sun 1 Jun

Free

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things

Exhibition of key designs that have shaped the modern world.

Design Museum, London SE1

Fri 25 Apr

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

  • 10:00 – 17:45

Sat 26 Apr

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

  • 10:00 – 17:45

Sun 27 Apr

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

  • 10:00 – 17:45
…and 342 more dates until 4 Apr 2015

Falmouth University Art & Design Degree Show 2014

Emerging creative talent from Falmouth University.

Falmouth University

Fri 13 Jun

Free / 01326 211077

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 14 Jun

Free / 01326 211077

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 15 Jun

Free / 01326 211077

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 17 Jun

Falmouth University, Penryn

Fri 13 Jun

Free / 01326 370400

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 14 Jun

Free / 01326 370400

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 15 Jun

Free / 01326 370400

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 17 Jun

Handmade In Britain: The Contemporary Crafts & Design Fair

Handmade craft and design pieces from over 100 makers.

Chelsea Old Town Hall, London SW3

Fri 9 May

£7 (£5) / 020 7286 5110

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Sat 10 May

£7 (£5) / 020 7286 5110

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Sun 11 May

£7 (£5) / 020 7286 5110

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Lee Sinclair Furniture: Open Studios

A chance to look at the processes whereby Lee Sinclair Furniture produces its goods, and meet the people who work there.

Lee Sinclair Furniture, Laneham

Sat 24 May

Free / 01777 228303

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 01777 228303

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 26 May

Free / 01777 228303

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 1 Jun

Starter for Six: Maker or Manufacturer?

A consideration of developments in Scottish design, asking whether Scottish designers regard themselves as makers or as manufacturers. Exhibitors include Andy Murray Design, Scott Jarvie Design, Pea Cooper Millinery and Jane North Jewellery.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Fri 25 Apr

The Review Gallery

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

The Review Gallery

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

The Review Gallery

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 42 more dates until 8 Jun

Waverley Line Open Studios

A chance to meet Midlothian artists in their studios. Featured artists are Andrea Geile, Julia Laing, Kirsty Palmer, Kiki Pearson and Julie Read. Visit the website or Facebook page for venue information.

Various venues: Newtongrange, Eskbank and Mayfield, Dalkeith

Sat 10 May

Free / 07789 247 182

  • 10:00 – 16:00