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Absent Voices: Sugar Archive

A collection of work featuring everything from paintings and photography to poetry and film, reflecting on Scotland and the sugar industry. The likes of Liz Lochhead, Alan Carlisle and Alastair Cook are just some of the artists involved in the collective.

McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 01475 715624

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 01475 715624

Tue 2 Dec

Free / 01475 715624

…and 13 more dates until 20 Dec

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

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 020 7495 5101

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 020 7495 5101

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 020 7495 5101

…and 61 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Stan Douglas

An overview of the work of major Canadian artist Stan Douglas, featuring videos and image works such as Der Sandmann, Hogan's Alley and Hotel Vancouver.

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 225 2383

Note: Fruitmarket Gallery is closed from Wed 24–Fri 26 Dec inclusively.

  • 11:00 – 18:00 Stan Douglas Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 225 2383

Note: Fruitmarket Gallery is closed from Wed 24–Fri 26 Dec inclusively.

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Stan Douglas Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 0131 225 2383

Note: Fruitmarket Gallery is closed from Wed 24–Fri 26 Dec inclusively.

  • 11:00 – 18:00 Stan Douglas Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
…and 73 more dates until 15 Feb 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

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 01685 384 111

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 01685 384 111

Tue 2 Dec

Free / 01685 384 111

…and 25 more dates until 31 Dec

There's A Good Girl Exhibition

VivaWomen! are showcasing advertising's most audacious women artists in an exhibition curated by Saatchi & Saatchi London. The exhibition will open at Saatchi & Saatchi and move to the Assembly Rooms for public display from 1-19 December.

The Assembly Rooms, London W1F

Mon 1 Dec

Free

Tue 2 Dec

Free

Wed 3 Dec

Free

…and 12 more dates until 19 Dec back to top

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

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

Sat 29 Nov

Free

Sun 30 Nov

Free

Mon 1 Dec

Free

…and 48 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

GIOfest VII: Film Screenings

Film by Kate Cotter and Jo Ganter showing on a continuous loop in the Cinema, as well as showings around the building with live musical accompaniment.

CCA, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0141 352 4900

Part of GIOfest VII.

Another Athens Symposium

A one-day symposium inviting speakers to investigate the city and how people interact with it.

Forest Centre +, Edinburgh

Thu 4 Dec

Free / 0131 229 4948

Art Fair

More than 400 original art works from over 100 Highland artists, on display and on sale with home baking and a raffle from Friends of the Pavilion.

Strathpeffer Pavilion

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 01997 420124

  • 10:00 – 18:00 Art Fair Strathpeffer Pavilion

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 01997 420124

  • 10:00 – 15:00 Art Fair Strathpeffer Pavilion
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Inside/Out

Waverley Care, which provides support services for people living with HIV or Hepatitis C, organises this exhibition of words and images from their users.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 228 1404

Part of Book Week Scotland.

  • 11:00 – 23:00 Inside/Out Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 0131 228 1404

Part of Book Week Scotland.

  • 11:00 – 23:00 Inside/Out Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 2 Dec

Free / 0131 228 1404

Part of Book Week Scotland.

  • 11:00 – 23:00 Inside/Out Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh
…and 10 more dates until 13 Dec

Open Doors Weekend at St Margaret's House

Take a peek into the creative hub and meet artists, designers and businesses, plus the weekend is filled with events, exhibitions and workshops.

St Margaret's House, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 661 1924

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 661 1924

Sofia Cacciapaglia

Lollipop Gallery is pleased to present Sofia Cacciapaglia's first London solo show. This show highlights the breadth of Sofia's practice and encompasses both her canvases as well as her work with oil on paper.

Lollipop Gallery, London E1

Sat 29 Nov

Free

Sun 30 Nov

Free

Tue 2 Dec

Free

…and 41 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

Frances Macdonald: Beyond Storm Island

Views of the coastline of Argyll and the Western Isles.

The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 558 1200

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 0131 558 1200

Tue 2 Dec

Free / 0131 558 1200

…and 19 more dates until 24 Dec

Leith Art Walk

Art and interactive projects from local artists, on show in flats along Leith Walk. Check the Facebook page for further details on locations.

Various Venues, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Nov

Free

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RSA Open 2014

Paintings, drawings, sculptures and photography by artists from across Scotland and beyond, chosen by the RSA from an open submission.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 10:00 – 17:00 RSA Open 2014 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00 RSA Open 2014 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 10:00 – 17:00 RSA Open 2014 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
…and 53 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Castle Fine Art, London W1J

Fri 5 Dec

Free / 020 3588 0011

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 020 3588 0011

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 020 3588 0011

…and 20 more dates until 27 Dec

BP Portrait Award 2014

In its 25th year of being sponsored by BP, the Portrait Award is one of the most prestigious showcases for international portrait painting.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

0131 624 6200

Sun 30 Nov

0131 624 6200

Mon 1 Dec

0131 624 6200

…and 132 more dates until 12 Apr 2015

Collective Histories Of Northern Irish Art: This Is What Comes

Mike Kelley, Phil Collins and Stuart Brisley.

Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 028 9033 0920

Nastio Mosquito: DAILY LOVEMAKING

Music, photography, film and performance poetry exploring the contradictions of reality.

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

Wed 4 Feb 2015

Free / 0121 248 0708

Thu 5 Feb 2015

Free / 0121 248 0708

Fri 6 Feb 2015

Free / 0121 248 0708

…and 63 more dates until 19 Apr 2015 back to top

Selected

A Christmas selling exhibition of work by 27 Scotland-based makers, the perfect opportunity to pick up some unique gifts.

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 550 3660

  • 10:30 – 17:30 Selected Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 0131 550 3660

  • 10:30 – 17:30 Selected Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Tue 2 Dec

Free / 0131 550 3660

  • 10:30 – 17:30 Selected Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh
…and 16 more dates until 20 Dec

Toby Paterson: Ludic Motif

Installation in a former RBS branch.

190 Trongate, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

Free

Tue 2 Dec

Free

Wed 3 Dec

Free

…and 13 more dates until 20 Dec

Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Sat 29 Nov

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Sun 30 Nov

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Mon 1 Dec

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

…and 67 more dates until 10 Feb 2015

Collette Rayner: Access as idiot distraction

A film based on the artist's research into the Principality of Sealand, a former WWII sea fort in international waters off the coast of Suffolk, claimed by its occupiers the Bates family as an independent nation.

Collective Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 556 1264

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 556 1264

Tue 2 Dec

Free / 0131 556 1264

…and 35 more dates until 25 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

Fri 5 Dec

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

Sat 6 Dec

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

Sun 7 Dec

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

…and 134 more dates until 20 Apr 2015 back to top