Before 12pm, Visual art

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Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition

Outstanding exhibition of the best natural history photographs from all over the world, on loan from London's Natural History Museum.

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 35 more dates until 1 Jun

3 Solo Shows Revised

Three exhibitions presenting great contrast in terms of glass making technique, artistic approach and cultural influence from The De La Torre Brothers, Richard Meitner and Petr Stanicky.

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

Sat 17 May

Free / 0191 515 5555

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 18 May

Free / 0191 515 5555

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 19 May

Free / 0191 515 5555

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 26 more dates until 14 Jun

The Arctic Circle: Chris Blade

New photographic work by Chris Blade

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0191 515 5555

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0191 515 5555

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0191 515 5555

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Frayed Edges: Identity – Piecing It Together

Recent work by Edinburgh textiles group Frayed Edges.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0131 226 7126

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0131 226 7126

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 226 7126

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Tue 29 Apr

Free / 0131 226 7126

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Richard Mosse: The Enclave

Video installation based on footage shot in Democratic Republic of Congo by the artist and cinematographer Trevor Tweeten, using infrared film to give an unreal, Technicolor effect.

The Vinyl Factory Soho, London W1F

Fri 25 Apr

Free

  • 11:30 – 17:30

Sat 26 Apr

Free

  • 11:30 – 17:30
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Aye Candy

New paintings by Karen Bones, Jody Kelly and The Notorious Gasoline Company.

The Virginia Gallery, Glasgow

Sat 3 May

Free / 0141 552 5699

  • 11:00 – 17:30

Tue 6 May

Free / 0141 552 5699

  • 11:00 – 17:30

Wed 7 May

Free / 0141 552 5699

  • 11:00 – 17:30
…and 18 more dates until 31 May

Burrell for Blokes

Practical, hands-on art workshops aimed at older men. All tools and materials provided. Booking is essential.

Burrell Collection, Glasgow

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 0141 287 2550

This session takes inspiration from the Ming vase exhibition, with the chance to create a ceramic vase.

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Jason Taylor: Everyday Objects

Contemporary designs and mixed-media assemblages resulting from the artist's self-imposed task of altering existing objects every day for a year.

The Harley Gallery, Worksop

Wed 11 Jun

Free / 01909 501700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 12 Jun

Free / 01909 501700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 13 Jun

Free / 01909 501700

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 58 more dates until 10 Aug

Museums at Night

For one night only National Glass Centre, Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens and Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art will be open late with a range of fun activities for all the family.

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

Sat 17 May

Free / 0191 515 5555

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Pontardawe Arts Centre

Fri 25 Apr

Phone for prices / 01792 863722

  • 10:00 – 12:00
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Jeffrey Sarmiento: Constructions

A mid-career solo exhibition of new work by the artist, featuring sculptures utilising glassmaking technologies both ancient and modern to express the complexities that underpin cultural identity.

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0191 515 5555

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0191 515 5555

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0191 515 5555

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 39 more dates until 5 Jun

The Mechanics Of Optometry: Exhibition

Explore the weird and wonderful world ofoptometry over the decades

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0191 515 5555

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0191 515 5555

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0191 515 5555

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 15 more dates until 12 May

The Return

Exploring the metamorphic relationship between representation and abstraction, the show presents a dynamic selection of paintings which aim to stretch viewers' perception of everyday appearance.

Riverside Studios, London W6

Mon 5 May

Free / 02082 371111

  • 08:30 – 23:00

Tue 6 May

Free / 02082 371111

  • 08:30 – 23:00

Wed 7 May

Free / 02082 371111

  • 08:30 – 23:00
…and 24 more dates until 31 May

Spring Exhibition

Work by club members.

The Glasgow Art Club

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0141 248 5210

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0141 248 5210

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 0141 248 5210

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 3 more dates until 2 May

Andrea Fraser: Projection

A video installation by the Los Angeles-based artist, based on transcripts of psychotherapy sessions.

Tate Modern, London SE1

Fri 25 Apr

Level 2: Room 3

Free / 020 7887 8888

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sat 26 Apr

Level 2: Room 3

Free / 020 7887 8888

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sun 27 Apr

Level 2: Room 3

Free / 020 7887 8888

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 126 more dates until 31 Aug back to top

Artist Rooms: Dan Flavin

Sculptural monuments by the American artist, who dedicated many of his works to philosophers, collectors, dealers and other artists.

Tate Modern, London SE1

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 020 7887 8888

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 020 7887 8888

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 020 7887 8888

  • 10:00 – 18:00

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

Barrow Society Of Artists

Contemporary still-life and landscape paintings.

The Forum, Barrow-in-Furness

Tue 20 May

Free / 01229 820000

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Wed 21 May

Free / 01229 820000

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Thu 22 May

Free / 01229 820000

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Fri 23 May

Free / 01229 820000

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Claude Closky: Going around in Circles

French conceptualist Closky has been acclaimed for his deadpan sense of humour; an early work, The first thousand numbers classified in alphabetical order, is exactly what it sounds like, starting 'Eight, eight hundred, eight hundred and eight [ …]' and ending ten pages later with 'two hundred and two'. In this…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0845 874 3001

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 21:00
…and 54 more dates until 26 Sep

Dan Klein And Alan J Poole Collection

On loan to National Glass Centre from National Museums Scotland, this exhibition showcases74 pieces by 54 different artists from the DanKlein and Alan J. Poole Collection

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

Tue 1 Jul

Free / 0191 515 5555

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 2 Jul

Free / 0191 515 5555

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 3 Jul

Free / 0191 515 5555

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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Gabriele Beveridge, Paul Cowan, Michael Krebber, Landon Metz and Jesse Moretti: La Chose Encadrée

Work focusing on the notion of the frame (the title means 'the framed thing') and exploring the frame as a playing field. Curated by Camille le Houezec and Joey Villemont.

SWG3, Glasgow

Thu 24 Apr

0141 357 7246

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Fri 25 Apr

0141 357 7246

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 26 Apr

0141 357 7246

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sew Happy: Hope & Elvis: Workshop

Learn how to use a sewing machine, develop hand sewing skills and take a chance to work on your own project.

The Harley Gallery, Worksop

Tue 3 Jun

£40 / 01909 501700

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Tue 8 Jul

£40 / 01909 501700

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Spectacles: The Oliver Goldsmith Collection

Spectacles as worn by the likes of Grace Kelly, Colin Firth, Michael Caine and Audrey Hepburn.

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0191 515 5555

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0191 515 5555

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0191 515 5555

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 7 more dates until 4 May

Graciela Iturbide

Contemporary photographic prints by the Mexican artist.

Tate Modern, London SE1

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 020 7887 8888

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 020 7887 8888

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 020 7887 8888

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 14 more dates until 11 May

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs

More than a hundred coloured cut-out paintings made between 1943 and 1954 by the celebrated French artist and graphic designer.

Tate Modern, London SE1

Fri 25 Apr

Phone for prices / 020 7887 8888

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sat 26 Apr

Phone for prices / 020 7887 8888

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sun 27 Apr

Phone for prices / 020 7887 8888

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 133 more dates until 7 Sep back to top