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Where Do I End and You Begin

  • 4 stars

A major exhibition of contemporary art from around the world, selected by five curators from Commonwealth countries and investigating the ideas and myths underpinning the notion of 'commonwealth' itself.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 31 more dates until 19 Oct

Ballot Scotland

Modern-day propaganda posters by some of Scotland's best graphic artists.

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 0141 212 8810

  • 11:00 – 00:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0141 212 8810

  • 11:00 – 00:00

The Art of Golf: The Story of Scotland's National Sport

A major overview of the role of golf in Scotland's national life, which by a complete coincidence is on view before, during and immediately after the 2014 Ryder Cup tournament in Gleneagles. Many classic images of the game are present, including Charles Lees' The Golfers (1847), and pictures by Rembrandt, Sir Henry…

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 16 Sep

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Sep

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 18 Sep

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 19:00
…and 38 more dates until 26 Oct

Beagles and Ramsay: Ventriloquist Dummies Double Self-portrait

Installation involving ventriloquist dummies, returning after their initial appearance in Beagles and Ramsay's hilarious and unsettling video New Meat at GoMA's Hertie Querty group show in 2011.

People's Palace & Winter Gardens, Glasgow

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0788

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0788

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0788

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 9 more dates until 28 Sep

Jason Bell: Give Up Clothes For Good Exhibition

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Give Up Clothes for Good campaign, TK Maxx and Cancer Research UK are hosting an exclusive exhibition of works by world famous photographer Jason Bell.

La Galleria Pall Mall, London SW1Y

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 020 7228 9954

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 020 7228 9954

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 020 7228 9954

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 7228 9954

  • 10:00 – 18:00
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The Ark a Project by Bear Cub Gallery

Art on a theme of conservation.

Crypt On The Green, St James', London EC1R

Fri 26 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Sat 27 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 19:00
…and 4 more dates until 2 Oct

Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland

As part of the nationwide Generation programme, National Galleries Scotland mounts an epic two-part exhibition showing work by some of the country's most vital contemporary artists. The Scottish National Gallery features re-creations of work by Stephen Campbell, Martin Boyce, Rosaldin Nashashibi and Christine Borland, as…

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 19:00
  • 10:00 – 19:00
…and 315 more dates until 31 Jul 2015

International Model Boat Show

Marine modelling with club displays, demonstrations and suppliers.

Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa

Fri 7 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01926 614101

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Land and a Cow

Images of crofts from the outer Hebrides, from four artists who live there: Anne Campbell, David Greenall, Ruth O'Dell and Simon Rivett.

Doubtfire Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 0131 225 6540

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0131 225 6540

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0131 225 6540

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 10 more dates until 30 Sep

The Faile Bast Deluxx Fluxx Arcade

  • 4 stars

An interactive installation by the American artists, who are based in Brooklyn, New York and are prominent members of the street art scene.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 11 more dates until 29 Sep back to top

Jim Lambie

A solo exhibition of the Glasgow-born installation artist and sculptor, including his iconic 1999 work ZOBOP.

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 31 more dates until 19 Oct

Maps to Memorials: MacDonald Gill

The work of illustrator, letterer, architect and mural painter, MacDonald 'Max' Gill (1884-1947) ranged in size from a postage stamp to a 200ft long mural. His career spanned the years between the start of World War I and the end of World War II - a period when advertising became accepted as an art form.

The Lettering And Commemorative Arts Trust, Lettering Arts Centre, Saxmundham

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 01728 688393

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 01728 688393

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 01728 688393

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 29 more dates until 10 Nov

Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

An exhibition looking at the role of the Poet Laureate across the centuries and celebrating the work of the current Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, at the midpoint of laureateship. With presentation volumes, original manuscripts and images of poets including Dryden, Wordsworth, Tennyson, Betjeman and Hughes, among others, it's…

The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 16 Sep

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 18:00

Wed 17 Sep

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 18:00

Thu 18 Sep

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 18:00
…and 45 more dates until 2 Nov

The Two Roberts - Painting Course

Learn how to develop paintings from observational drawings.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two, Edinburgh

Fri 14 Nov

Meet at MOD TWO on the first day then Clore Education Studios

£75 Booking essential (£68) / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:15 – 13:15

Fri 21 Nov

Meet at MOD TWO on the first day then Clore Education Studios

£75 Booking essential (£68) / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:15 – 13:15

Fri 28 Nov

Meet at MOD TWO on the first day then Clore Education Studios

£75 Booking essential (£68) / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:15 – 13:15
…and 2 more dates until 12 Dec

Alison Watt: Paintings 1986–2014

A major retrospective of the Greenock-born painter's work, from her early self-portraits and images of the human form to her more recent paintings of fabric that evoke the body without depicting it.

Perth Museum and Art Gallery

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 01738 632488

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 01738 632488

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 01738 632488

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 9 more dates until 28 Sep back to top

Angie Flynn

Contemporary textile assemblages combining fabrics and embroidery in an unusual way.

Percy House Art Gallery, Cockermouth

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 01900 829667

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 01900 829667

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 01900 829667

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 15 more dates until 6 Oct

Antonio O'Connell: Virus

The artist/architect uses recycled and found items to create extensions of buildings.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 8 more dates until 26 Sep

Ben & Amy Bucki: The Home Is

An exhibition of interior design and related works.

Cupola Gallery, Sheffield

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0114 285 2665

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 0114 285 2665

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0114 285 2665

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 22 more dates until 18 Oct

John Ruskin: Artist and Observer

  • 2 stars

Drawings and paintings by the Victorian art critic and writer John Ruskin, who famously championed Turner and condemned Whistler. Ruskin was a skilled draughtsman and watercolourist whose pictures illustrate many of his own books, and this show gathers together some of his finest work. The exhibition is a collaboration…

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 16 Sep

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Sep

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 18 Sep

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 19:00
…and 10 more dates until 28 Sep

Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 01424 728377

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 01424 728377

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 01424 728377

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 23 more dates until 15 Oct back to top

Raqs Media Collective: Corrections To The First Draft Of History

Raqs Media Collective present their third solo show at Frith Street Gallery. Corrections to the First Draft of History is an exhibition of new video, sculptural and wall-based work.

Frith Street Gallery, London W1F

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 020 7494 1550

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 7494 1550

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 020 7494 1550

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 Oct

Sue And Terry Hartga

Works in various media.

Royston And District Museum

Wed 17 Sep

Free donations welcome / 01763 242587

  • 10:00 – 16:45

Thu 18 Sep

Free donations welcome / 01763 242587

  • 10:00 – 16:45

Sat 20 Sep

Free donations welcome / 01763 242587

  • 10:00 – 16:45

Trysull Art Club Winter Exhibition

It is an opportunity for the members of Trysull Art Club to exhibit and sell their work.

Trysull Art Club, Wolverhampton

Sat 15 Nov

Free

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Sun 16 Nov

Free

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Alasdair Gray at 80

An exhibition to mark the 80th birthday of one of Scotland's most revered artists. Showcasing more than 100 of his works, Gray also hopes to finish three major works he began in the 1960s.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 0141 276 9599

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 12 Oct

Free / 0141 276 9599

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Mon 13 Oct

Free / 0141 276 9599

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 18 more dates until 31 Oct

BayArt Gallery, Cardiff

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Wed 24 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 17 more dates until 17 Oct back to top