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Nick Berkeley: The Wild Ones: The Official Suede Exhibition

A selection of limited edition prints of the 1990s Brit pop group, taken from their Spring 1993 concert at the Brixton Academy.

The Strand Gallery, London WC2N

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 020 7839 4942

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 020 7839 4942

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 020 7839 4942

…and 5 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Game Masters

Massive touring exhibition celebrating the varied history of computer gaming. With more than 125 playable games to work your way through, get stuck into arcade games, physical games (think Dance Battle et al), consoles, PCs and many more. On top of this, there's also displays of concept art, interactive displays and…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Dec

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

Fri 19 Dec

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

Sat 20 Dec

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

…and 120 more dates until 20 Apr 2015

Giorgio Granozio

Landscapes are analysed and transformed in works by this Italian artist and architect.

Stockbridge Library, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 0131 529 5665

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 0131 529 5665

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 0131 529 5665

…and 11 more dates until 31 Dec

Manuel Chavajay & Rebecca Wilcox: This Might Be a Place for Hummingbirds

Work by two artists with apparently little in common: Guatemalan painter and sculptor Chavajay and Glasgow-based video artist Wilcox.

CCA, Glasgow

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 0141 352 4900

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 0141 352 4900

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 0141 352 4900

…and 17 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

Abstract Geometry, Rook & Raven, London

Featuring the work of Vanessa Jackson, Rupert Newman & Vanessa Hodgkinson, who are concerned with the use of, and relationship between, shape, colour & composition, Abstract Geometry is the result of the interrelation of mathematics, nature and art.

Rook & Raven, London W1T

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 020 7323 0805

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 020 7323 0805

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 020 7323 0805

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Dancing Away Photography By Mikhail Baryshnikov

The first UK exhibition of the photography of the world famous dancer, actor and accomplished photographer, providing a visual representation of the artist's very personal interpretation of dance and performance.

Contini Art UK, London W1S

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 020 7495 5101

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 020 7495 5101

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 020 7495 5101

…and 42 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

DEC22: The Experience of Landscape – A Group Expo

Group exhibition of landscape paintings and photographs.

Dundas Street Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 0131 557 4050

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 0131 557 4050

Fri 26 Dec

Free / 0131 557 4050

…and 8 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Victoria Morton

Glasgow artist who incorporates her own paintings and sculptures into installations (and who is also a member of Muscles of Joy.)

The Modern Institute @ Aird's Lane, Glasgow

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 0141 248 3711

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Victoria Morton The Modern Institute @ Aird's Lane, Glasgow

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 0141 248 3711

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Victoria Morton The Modern Institute @ Aird's Lane, Glasgow

Thu 8 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 248 3711

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Victoria Morton The Modern Institute @ Aird's Lane, Glasgow
…and 5 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

Chris Bracey: Gods Own Junkyard

At London's newest art gallery space. Based on London's Brewer Street the partnership with Lights of Soho, a new gallery space dedicated to light art aims to honour Chris Bracey's extensive work in the area.

Lights Of Soho, London W1F

Thu 18 Dec

Free

Fri 19 Dec

Free

Sat 20 Dec

Free

…and 29 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

Walter Waygood

An exhibition in two parts, featuring the work of acclaimed Welsh photographer Walter Waygood. Comprising 'The Merthyr Photographs' and 'Santa Claus: The Photographs', this is an intriguing blend of realism and humour.

Red House, Merthyr Tydfil

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 01685 384 111

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 01685 384 111

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 01685 384 111

…and 9 more dates until 31 Dec back to top

Alexander Millar: Working Man – The Homecoming

Twee paintings of working men and women of Glasgow, intended to pay homage to the industrial heritage of the region.

Scotland Street School Museum, Glasgow

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 0141 287 0500

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 0141 287 0500

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 0141 287 0500

…and 54 more dates until 27 Feb 2015

Arrivals

An exhibition of photographs, films, personal objects and stories, exploring the experiences of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAMER) women living in the North East.

Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 18 Dec

The Hub

Free / 0191 232 6789

  • 10:00 – 16:00 Arrivals Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 19 Dec

The Hub

Free / 0191 232 6789

  • 10:00 – 16:00 Arrivals Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 20 Dec

The Hub

Free / 0191 232 6789

  • 11:00 – 16:00 Arrivals Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne
…and 39 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Art on the Exchange

Artists and performers – including in visual art, street theatre and music – show off their talent in Royal Exchange Square. Presented by Art on Scotland.

Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 07889 797022

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 07889 797022

Butterfly Photography Morning

Check out the colourful butterflies before opening hours and go snap happy. There's a base for participants in the Clore Learning Centre, where refreshments are served.

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£21–£34 / 0845 260 9000

Citizens of the World: David Hume & Allan Ramsay

Too few Scots are aware that Scotland has its own Enlightenment, and a hugely influential one at that, with a world-class philosopher in David Hume, an equally heavy-hitting economist in Adam Smith, an outstanding painter in Allan Ramsay, plus less well-known intellectual giants like Hutcheson, Ferguson, Reid and others.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 374 more dates until 31 Dec 2015 back to top

Hidden: Britain's Invisible Young Carers

Portraits telling the story of Britain's child carers, from award-winning photographer, Max Alexander.

Oxo Tower, London SE1

Thu 12 Feb 2015

The Gallery

Free / 020 7021 1686

Fri 13 Feb 2015

The Gallery

Free / 020 7021 1686

Sat 14 Feb 2015

The Gallery

Free / 020 7021 1686

…and 9 more dates until 23 Feb 2015

Jim Campbell

Work by highly-regarded American new media artist, interested in how light becomes material.

Dundee Contemporary Arts

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 01382 909900

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 01382 909900

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 01382 909900

…and 29 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Paul Simonon - Wot No Bike

Wot no Bike is a series of new paintings by artist, musician, and biker Paul Simonon that depict his own personal effects including biker paraphernalia such as jackets, boots, helmets, and gloves, alongside his packets of cigarettes and books.

ICA, London SW1Y

Wed 21 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7930 3647

Thu 22 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7930 3647

Fri 23 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7930 3647

…and 12 more dates until 6 Feb 2015

Rena Effendi - Zones Of Silence

The Baku-born artist presents a series of photographs depicting the lives of communities disrupted by conflict.

The Mosaic Rooms, London SW5

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 020 7370 9990

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 020 7370 9990

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 020 7370 9990

The Two Roberts: Robert MacBryde and Robert Colquhoun

An overview of the work of the so-called 'Two Roberts': Robert MacBryde and Robert Colquhoun, artists, friends of Bacon and Freud, lovers and perhaps more notorious for their bohemianism and their openness about their sexuality than celebrated for their art. This show, their first major retrospective, aims to redress the…

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Dec

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Fri 19 Dec

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Sat 20 Dec

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

…and 153 more dates until 24 May 2015 back to top

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 18 Dec

Free / 020 3075 1649

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 020 3075 1649

Mon 22 Dec

Free / 020 3075 1649

…and 39 more dates until 13 Feb 2015

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 18 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 132 more dates until 3 May 2015

<<BG2: Blind Composition>>

Blind Gallery presents their second exhibition, <<BG2: Blind Composition>>, with new work by Liverpool-based Harper&Marsh.

Undegun, Wrexham

Thu 18 Dec

Free

Fri 19 Dec

Free

Sat 20 Dec

Free

Bigger Than God

A group show, featuring selected bodies of work from Harry Borden, Ian Davies, Grant Fleming, Chris Floyd, Pat Pope and Graeme Robertson, all works are curated by theprintspace team.

Hoxton Gallery At The Arch, London E2

Sat 20 Dec

Free

Sun 21 Dec

Free

Mon 22 Dec

Free

Tue 23 Dec

Free

Bryan Alexander: Whisper of the Stars

An exhibition depicting the indigenous cultures of Northern Siberia.

Discovery Point, Dundee

Fri 19 Dec

Cafe Gallery

Free / 01382 309060

Sat 20 Dec

Cafe Gallery

Free / 01382 309060

Sun 21 Dec

Cafe Gallery

Free / 01382 309060

…and 18 more dates until 8 Jan 2015 back to top