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American Impressionism – A New Vision

  • 4 stars

An exhibition bringing together some 80 paintings that chart the response of American artists to French Impressionism. Works by Monet, Degas and Berthe Morisot provide context and there are popular works by the likes of Whistler, Sargent and Cassatt, but also less well-known paintings by artists such as Theodore Robinson…

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Modern Two

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Modern Two

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Modern Two

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 56 more dates until 19 Oct

Calum Colvin: The Magic Box

  • 3 stars

An archaeology of the artist's created practice, featuring image transparencies going back to the 1980s and new commissioned work.

Edinburgh Printmakers

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0131 557 2479

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0131 557 2479

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 26 Aug

Free / 0131 557 2479

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 6 Sep

Douglas Gordon: Pretty Much Every Film and Video Work From About 1992 Until Now

An encyclopaedic retrospective of one of Scotland's most celebrated contemporary video artists, including the eponymous installation.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Fri 22 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 287 3050

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 23 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 287 3050

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 24 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 287 3050

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 35 more dates until 28 Sep

Phill Jupitus: Sketch Comic

National Galleries of Scotland The National Galleries of Scotland will be letting legendary stand-up, punk poet and roving sketchsmith Phill Jupitus loose in its rooms for three weeks. Each weekday morning, Phill will sketch a favourite of his from the Gallery Collection, encourage you to come watch, join in, and share…

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Modern Two

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Modern Two

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Modern Two

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Dalziel + Scullion: Tumadh | Immersion

  • 4 stars

Work from the celebrated environmental artists, exploring relations between mankind and the natural world, shown at An Lanntair in Stornoway and Dovecot in Edinburgh.

An Lanntair Arts Centre and Cinema, Isle of Lewis

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 01851 708480

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 01851 708480

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 01851 708480

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 23:00
…and 7 more dates until 31 Aug

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0131 550 3660

Part of Edinburgh Art Fair.

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0131 550 3660

Part of Edinburgh Art Fair.

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0131 550 3660

Part of Edinburgh Art Fair.

  • 10:30 – 18:30
…and 19 more dates until 13 Sep back to top

Lindsay Todd: The Living Mountain

In a specially designed record shop in the basement of the Church Gallery, Todd spins his own work and that of other artists. Records also available to buy.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 21:00
…and 33 more dates until 26 Sep

Elevated Art Fair 7

Contemporary art under £4000 - All direct from the artist so commission free. Plus live art, music,great food &drink and much more!

Leadenhall Market, London EC3V

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 07817 245951

  • 11:00 – 18:00

David McClure RSA (1926-1998)

A retrospective exhibition, drawn from on the artist's estate and curated by his son Robin McClure.

Cyril Gerber Fine Art, Glasgow

Thu 11 Sep

Free / 07713255210

  • 09:30 – 17:30

Fri 12 Sep

Free / 07713255210

  • 09:30 – 17:30

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 07713255210

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 18 more dates until 4 Oct

Glasgow Style – City Walking Tour

A walking tour led by guides from the Glasgow School of Art taking you through the history of this most stylish city of art, architecture and design.

Window on Mackintosh Visitor Centre and Shop, Glasgow

Fri 22 Aug

£19.50 (£16; under 18s £9.75; under 5s free) / 0141 353 4584

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 11:15

Sat 23 Aug

£19.50 (£16; under 18s £9.75; under 5s free) / 0141 353 4584

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 11:15

Sun 24 Aug

£19.50 (£16; under 18s £9.75; under 5s free) / 0141 353 4584

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 11:15
…and 42 more dates until 5 Oct

The Great Tapestry of Scotland

Potentially the longest tapestry in the world (beating the Kieskamma tapestry in the South African parliament by a cool 23 metres), the artwork has been worked on by people from all across the country since 2012. It tells the story of Scotland's history from the formation of the land in the prehistoric era to the…

The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 25 Aug

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 17 more dates until 13 Sep back to top

Ballot Scotland

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

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 0141 212 8810

  • 11:00 – 00:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 0141 212 8810

  • 11:00 – 00:00

Mon 8 Sep

Free / 0141 212 8810

  • 11:00 – 00:00
…and 9 more dates until 17 Sep

Beneath the Games Umbrella

Season of Street Photography 'On Our Streets' exhibition by Stephen Spencer Smith FRPS.

The Greenwich Gallery, London SE10

Fri 22 Aug

Free

  • 09:30 – 17:30

Sat 23 Aug

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:30

Sun 24 Aug

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:30
…and 10 more dates until 3 Sep

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Wed 10 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 4 more dates until 14 Sep

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 an outstanding 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…

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 35 more dates until 28 Sep

Leon Morrocco: Recollection

Images by artist with a lifelong love of travel.

Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0131 557 1020

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0131 557 1020

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Mon 25 Aug

Free / 0131 557 1020

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 11 more dates until 6 Sep back to top

Life as a Cheap Suitcase (Pandrogeny & A Search for a Unified Identity)

  • 4 stars

Genesis and Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge's first British exhibition in 11 years is as avant-garde and shocking as expected, featuring attacks on nuclear families, Big Society and the royals.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 21:00
…and 33 more dates until 26 Sep

Margaret Watkins

An overview of the photography of Margaret Watkins, featuring examples from the full range of her work.

The Hidden Lane Gallery, Glasgow

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 07760 669011

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 07760 669011

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Tue 26 Aug

Free / 07760 669011

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 4 more dates until 30 Aug

Sara Barker: For Myself & Strangers

Sculpture from the Glasgow-based artist.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 42 more dates until 5 Oct

The Summer Isles Festival

The third Summer Isles Festival organised by Mairearad Green and featuring live performances from Halcyon, Hunter & the Bear, Rura & Adam Holmes and harpist Rachel Newton (The Shee). There's also the annual ceilidh dance alongside music workshops, crafts, art and cookery demonstrations.

Coigach Community Hall, Achiltibuie

Sat 30 Aug

£20 (£15; Children £5)

  • 12:00 – 00:00

The 152nd International Exhibition of Photography

Edinburgh Photographic Society See the very best of modern photography from many worldwide contributors at one of the longest running photography exhibitions in the world. The exhibition venue is in Edinburgh Photographic Society's premises - a Georgian house in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town.

Edinburgh Photographic Society

Fri 22 Aug

The Edinburgh Photographic Centre

£4 (£3) / 0131 453 4814

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Edinburgh Photographic Centre

£4 (£3) / 0131 453 4814

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Edinburgh Photographic Centre

£4 (£3) / 0131 453 4814

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 31 Aug back to top

Adrian Parnell

Landscape and abstract paintings.

The Art Room, Exeter

Sat 23 Aug

Free

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 24 Aug

Free

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Wed 27 Aug

Free

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 31 Aug

Bob Crooks: Alchemy

New work in glass from the renowned British glassmaker.

The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0131 558 1200

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0131 558 1200

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Mon 25 Aug

Free / 0131 558 1200

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 5 more dates until 30 Aug

Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Begonias

View one of Mackintosh's London still lifes, which draws on his lifelong botanical studies.

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0141 330 4221

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0141 330 4221

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0141 330 4221

  • 11:00 – 16:00
…and 114 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Fibrefusion Structure

Contemporary textiles, including wall-mounted pieces and sketchbooks.

Rufford Craft Centre, Newark

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 01623 822944

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 01623 822944

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 01623 822944

  • 10:30 – 17:00
…and 25 more dates until 21 Sep

Fringe Film Festival

C film Returning for its tenth season, the critically acclaimed curated programme showcases silver screen shorts and contemporary filmmakers all day, everyday. Pop in for a quirky short or linger longer for a moving moment - fabulously fresh innovation to discuss. Features work from UK, Europe, America, Asia, and…

C nova, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

studio 4

Free / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

studio 4

Free / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

studio 4

Free / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

studio 4

Free / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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