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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

Wed 26 Nov

Free

Thu 27 Nov

Free

Fri 28 Nov

Free

…and 51 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

Souper Saturday Postcard Sale

Postcard art from local artists is on sale (as well as live music) to raise funds for Souper Saturday which provides food for the homeless.

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 229 7565

Mike Nelson: Eighty Circles Through Canada (The Last Possessions of an Orcadian Mountain Man)

A new installation inspired by the artist's friendship with artist and mountaineer Erlend Williamson.

Tramway, Glasgow

Wed 26 Nov

Thu 27 Nov

Fri 28 Nov

…and 27 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Edition One

Debut group show from Dundee Print Collective.

WASPS Studios, Dundee

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 01382 221860

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 01382 221860

Mon 8 Dec

Free / 01382 221860

…and 6 more dates until 14 Dec

Gail Gearing

An exhibition of original artworks, including paintings in pastel and oils.

Broxbourne Civic Hall, Hoddesdon

Mon 5 Jan 2015

Free

  • 09:00 – 17:30 Gail Gearing Broxbourne Civic Hall, Hoddesdon

Tue 6 Jan 2015

Free

  • 09:00 – 17:30 Gail Gearing Broxbourne Civic Hall, Hoddesdon

Wed 7 Jan 2015

Free

  • 09:00 – 17:30 Gail Gearing Broxbourne Civic Hall, Hoddesdon
…and 27 more dates until 13 Feb 2015 back to top

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

John Byrne: Sitting Ducks

A full-scale overview of John Byrne's long career as one of the best-loved and most individual visual artists in the country, focusing on his portrait work and gathering 50 key works from drawings to large-scale paintings, including iconic paintings of Tilda Swinton, Robbie Coltrane and of course Byrne himself.

Inverness Museum & Art Gallery

Thu 27 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01463 237114

Fri 28 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01463 237114

Sat 29 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01463 237114

Ludovica Gioscia: Neurotic Seduction Astral Production

Large-scale, multi-layered and colourful, wall-based works by the Italian-born artist, forming part of the Giant Decollage series, and referring to the Baroque style which originated in Rome.

John Jones London, N4

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 020 7281 5439

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 020 7281 5439

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 020 7281 5439

…and 16 more dates until 20 Dec

Post Pop: East Meets West

A major survey of the impact of the Pop Art movement on culture from the 1960s onwards including approximately 250 works by over 60 artists from America, China, the Former Soviet Union and UK.

Saatchi Gallery, London SW3

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 020 7811 3070

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 020 7811 3070

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 020 7811 3070

…and 87 more dates until 23 Feb 2015

The 5 Heads Of Humbert Wolfe

5 sculptures of the poet, wit and Whitehall civil servant, Humbert Wolfe (1885-1940) have been created by his Great Great Nephew Anthony Padgett.

Westminster Reference Library, London WC2H

Tue 6 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7641 1300

Wed 7 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7641 1300

Thu 8 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7641 1300

…and 9 more dates until 19 Jan 2015 back to top

Alasdair Gray: From the Personal to the Universal

A major retrospective to mark the 80th birthday of one of Scotland's most revered artists. More than 100 works are on display, many loaned from private collections, featuring pieces from Gray's student days to the present.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Wed 26 Nov

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Thu 27 Nov

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Fri 28 Nov

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

…and 86 more dates until 22 Feb 2015

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

Gary Baseman: Mythical Homeland

Drawings, paintings, photos and a short film drawing on the artist's father's experiences of the Holocaust.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 0131 560 1581

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0131 560 1581

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0131 560 1581

…and 2 more dates until 30 Nov

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

Work Christmas Party

Exhibiting at Columbia Road Arts Club, London from 26 November - 7 December, Work Christmas Party is a celebration of contemporary British illustration and the creative minds behind it.

Columbia Road Arts Club, London E2

Wed 26 Nov

Free

Thu 27 Nov

Free

Fri 28 Nov

Free

…and 9 more dates until 7 Dec back to top

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

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 028 9033 0920

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 028 9033 0920

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 028 9033 0920

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 028 9033 0920

Educating Damien

'Educating Damien', will offer a rare insight into the early processes and influences presented to Damien Hirst and his contemporaries at Jacob Kramer College in Leeds in the 1980s, by artist and lecturer Glyn Thompson.

The Tetley, Leeds

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 07930 236 383

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 07930 236 383

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 07930 236 383

…and 42 more dates until 9 Jan 2015

Fiona Scheibl

An exhibition of oil paintings, mostly self-portraits and still lives. The artist is particularly drawn to creating images of peonies and other flowers.

Broxbourne Civic Hall, Hoddesdon

Wed 26 Nov

Free

Thu 27 Nov

Free

Fri 28 Nov

Free

…and 25 more dates until 2 Jan 2015

Haika Maeda: Before the Diving

Images by Chinese/Japanese artist of the lost civilisation of penguins. They're not just all about the fish, you know.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7101

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7101

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7101

…and 11 more dates until 11 Dec back to top

Kurt Jackson: Place

Kurt Jackson's latest touring exhibition, Place, launched at Southampton City Art Gallery sees him collaborating with 32 writers from a diverse range of backgrounds, including Robert Macfarlane, Richard Mabey, Alice Oswald and Helen Dunmore.

Southampton City Art Gallery

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 023 8083 2277

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 023 8083 2277

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 023 8083 2277

…and 85 more dates until 7 Mar 2015

O2 Eureka Gallery

Work from the archive of creative people, such as the original pencil drawings of Hello Kitty by Yuko Yamaguchi.

The Proud Archivist, London N1

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 020 7749 6852

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 020 7749 6852

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 020 7749 6852

…and 9 more dates until 7 Dec

19th Annual Winter Exhibition

The 19th Annual Winter Exhibition is a feast of classic and contemporary illustration art, and this unique show is regarded as the key international event with hundreds of original works, books and editions by leading artists from all over the world.

Illustration Cupboard, London SW1Y

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 020 7976 1727

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 020 7976 1727

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 020 7976 1727

…and 55 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

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

Ruth Brownlee: Shetland

Landscapes exploring the environment of Shetland.

Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 13 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 557 1020

Wed 14 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 557 1020

Thu 15 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 557 1020

…and 21 more dates until 9 Feb 2015 back to top