Before 5pm, Visual art

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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

Parallax Art Fair

The biggest Parallax Art Fair yet.

Chelsea Old Town Hall, London SW3

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 7254 4054

  • 13:00 – 18:00

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 7254 4054

  • 13:00 – 18:00

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

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0788

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0788

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0788

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 7 more dates until 28 Sep

Cerith Wyn Evans

A major solo show presenting a varied body of the artist's work Serpentine Sackler Gallery and a series of screenings curated by Cerith Wyn Evans at the Gate Cinema.

Gate Picturehouse, London W11

Sat 27 Sep

£7 (£6; Members £5) / 0871 902 5731

Part 2.

  • 12:00 – 13:45

Serpentine Galleries, London W2

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 020 7402 6075

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 020 7402 6075

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 7402 6075

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 43 more dates until 9 Nov

Tesco Bank Art Competition for Schools 2014

Winners of the school art competition.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Sep

IT Gallery

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Fri 19 Sep

IT Gallery

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 20 Sep

IT Gallery

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 38 more dates until 28 Oct back to top

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

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 29 more dates until 19 Oct

The Art of Peace - Artraker Exhibition 2014

Artraker Awards and Exhibition aims to raise awareness, stimulate debate, and transform our understanding of war, violent conflict and social upheaval through powerful artworks

a/political, London SE1

Thu 18 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 5 more dates until 25 Sep

Body Worlds Vital

Gunther von Hagens' Body Worlds Vital is an awe-inspiring journey through the human body, celebrating its complexity, beauty and potential. It is appearing for the first time in the UK at Life Science Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 18 Sep

£12 (£9.50; Children £7.50; £29.50) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Fri 19 Sep

£12 (£9.50; Children £7.50; £29.50) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 20 Sep

£12 (£9.50; Children £7.50; £29.50) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 43 more dates until 2 Nov

DesignJunction

designjunction 18-21 September 2014, The Sorting Office WC1, showcases the very best in furniture, lighting and product design. A powerful line-up of international brands, cutting-edge labels, pop-up shops, eateries, flash factories and seminars.

The Sorting Office, London WC1A

Thu 18 Sep

£8

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Fri 19 Sep

£8

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sat 20 Sep

£8

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sun 21 Sep

£8

  • 11:00 – 17:00

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

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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Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre

Sharmanka's kinetic sculptures come to life with a magical music and light show to accompany the mechanical wonder. Buy a ticket for a long or short performance, or view the sculptures at rest in the gallery at any other time. Ages 5+.

Trongate 103, Glasgow

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0141 552 7080

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0141 552 7080

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0141 552 7080

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 64 more dates until 19 Dec

The Affordable Art Fair Bristol

The Affordable Art Fair Bristol opens from 19 to 21 September 2014, providing a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere to browse, buy and enjoy contemporary art. With all pieces priced between £40 and £4,000, there is something for everyone!

Brunel Old Station, Bristol

Fri 19 Sep

£5 / 01225 330304

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sat 20 Sep

£5 / 01225 330304

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

£5 / 01225 330304

  • 11:00 – 17:00

The Airdrie Boys

Paintings by Dan Ferguson and John Cunningham.

Burgh Hall, Dunoon

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 01369 703302

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 01369 703302

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 01369 703302

  • 12:00 – 15:00
…and 6 more dates until 30 Sep

RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 0141 248 6386

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 7 Oct

Free / 0141 248 6386

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 8 Oct

Free / 0141 248 6386

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 18 more dates until 1 Nov

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

Angie Flynn

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

Percy House Art Gallery, Cockermouth

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 01900 829667

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 01900 829667

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 01900 829667

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 13 more dates until 6 Oct back to top

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

Chris Packham: Wildlife Photography

Photographs by the television presenter, author, zoologist and campaigning conservationist.

Dimbola Museum & Galleries, Freshwater Bay

Thu 18 Sep

£4.50 (£4; £4) / 01983 756814

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 19 Sep

£4.50 (£4; £4) / 01983 756814

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 20 Sep

£4.50 (£4; £4) / 01983 756814

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 8 more dates until 28 Sep

Dance and Cafe Culture

Work by Andrew Fitzpatrick, Norma Maclean, Peter Nardini, Chris Taylor, Nichola Martin and Maggie Vance.

The Edinburgh Gallery

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 0131 557 5002

  • 10:00 – 13:00

Mon 29 Sep

Free / 0131 557 5002

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Tue 30 Sep

Free / 0131 557 5002

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 21 more dates until 24 Oct

The Droving Project

An exhibition informed by walking across an old drovers route in the uplands of South West Scotland. An historical investigation featuring photography, film, music and writing. Featuring Alice Myers, Stevie Whiteford, Nicholas Jenkins, Catrina Davies, Pete Smith and Gareth Griffiths.

Doon Valley Museum, Dalmellington

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 01292 550633

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 01292 550633

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Wed 15 Oct

Free / 01292 550633

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 63 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Ed Kluz: The Lost House Revisited

Contemporary collages, drawings and paintings.

Mascalls Gallery, Paddock Wood

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 01892 839039

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 01892 839039

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 01892 839039

  • 11:00 – 16:00
…and 60 more dates until 13 Dec back to top

Heineken's Pop-Up City Lounge At London Design Festival

Heineken has unveiled its latest nightlife experience concept, the Pop-up City Lounge. This urban design lounge will make its debut at the 2014 London Design Festival from 18th - 21st September.

Old Truman Brewery, London E1

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 020 7770 6000

  • 12:00 – 23:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 020 7770 6000

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 7770 6000

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 020 7770 6000

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Jake And Dinos Chapman

A major exhibition of new work by Jake and Dinos Chapman, whose provocative and confrontational art continues to shock and awe. The brothers' darkly comic take on consumer culture brings us face to face with issues of Western identity and with human mortality.

Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01424 728377

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01424 728377

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 01424 728377

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 61 more dates until 7 Jan 2015

James Lynch

Contemporary egg tempera landscape paintings.

Jonathan Cooper, Park Walk Gallery, London SW10

Thu 16 Oct

Free / 020 7351 0410

  • 10:00 – 18:30

Fri 17 Oct

Free / 020 7351 0410

  • 10:00 – 18:30

Sat 18 Oct

Free / 020 7351 0410

  • 11:00 – 16:00
…and 12 more dates until 1 Nov

Jessica Harrison: Broken

Readymade porcelain figures which have been manipulated by the artist.

Jupiter Artland, Wilkieston

Thu 18 Sep

Included in admission / 01506 889900

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 19 Sep

Included in admission / 01506 889900

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 20 Sep

Included in admission / 01506 889900

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 5 more dates until 28 Sep

John Copnall

An exhibition of selected works by the acclaimed painter (1928-2007), who taught for many years taught at the Central School of Art & Design and at the Canterbury College of Art.

Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury

Tue 30 Sep

Free / 01227 782797

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 01227 782797

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 01227 782797

  • 10:30 – 17:00
…and 17 more dates until 31 Oct back to top