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Northerners Photography Exhibition

Northerners Exhibition' is an entirely new collection of portraits from a cross section of Northern Celebrities, Sports Personalities, Actors, Politicians and people encountered. Featuring Sittings with Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart..

Calumet Photographic Manchester

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0161 274 0500

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0161 274 0500

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0161 274 0500

…and 24 more dates until 21 Nov

Northerners Celebrity Portrait Photography Exhibition

Rory's 'Northerners Exhibition' is an entirely new collection of portraits from a cross section of Northern Celebrities. Featuring Sittings with Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Patrick Stewart, Ian McShane, Emma Rigby, Claire Sweeney and many others.

Calumet Photographic, London NW1

Mon 24 Nov

Free

Tue 25 Nov

Free

Wed 26 Nov

Free

…and 32 more dates until 2 Jan 2015

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 22 Oct

£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 23 Oct

£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 24 Oct

£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 121 more dates until 22 Feb 2015

Scott Methven: Plagued – A view of Leith

Intricate India ink drawings by Leith-based artist.

Woodland Creatures, Edinburgh

Tue 21 Oct

Free / 0131 629 5509

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0131 629 5509

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0131 629 5509

…and 24 more dates until 16 Nov

International Model Boat Show

Marine modelling with club displays, demonstrations and suppliers.

Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa

Fri 7 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01926 614101

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Back From The Hill

Works in a variety of media.

Rountree Tryon Galleries, London SW1Y

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 020 7839 8083

Wed 12 Nov

Free / 020 7839 8083

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 020 7839 8083

…and 6 more dates until 21 Nov

Easel Sketching in the Gallery

If you feel inspired enough by the masterpieces in the gallery to try your hand at a bit of sketching, come along for a session led by artist Damian Callan. There's a different subject each month, and sometimes a live model.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

Thu 20 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 3 more dates until 12 Dec

Stephen Murray: The Comedown

Glasgow-based sculptor Stephen Murray builds a velodrome as a response to the Commonwealth Games.

The Briggait, Glasgow

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

…and 8 more dates until 1 Nov

The Airdrie Boys

Paintings by Dan Ferguson and John Cunningham.

RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0141 248 6386

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0141 248 6386

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 248 6386

…and 6 more dates until 1 Nov

Arabella Dorman: Before the Dawn

Subtitled An Artist's Journey through Afghanistan, these paintings and drawings of local Afghan people and British soldiers were made over a period of five years, during which the artist was sometimes an official war artist and sometimes an independent traveller.

La Galleria Pall Mall, London SW1Y

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 020 7228 9954

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 020 7228 9954

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 020 7228 9954

…and 8 more dates until 15 Nov back to top

Turner on the Terrace

On Wednesday October 22nd, the Porterhouse bar, the birth place of the great British painter J.M.W. Turner will be hosting 'Turner On The Terrace' to celebrate the release of the film Mr. Turner.

Porterhouse, London WC2E

Wed 22 Oct

Free

Twenty Eight – The Collective Pop-up

A Stockbridge-based pop-up shop featuring work from designers, artists, poets, milliners, dressmakers, illustrators, ceramicists and other creative types.

Twenty Eight, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Oct

Free

Thu 23 Oct

Free

Fri 24 Oct

Free

…and 6 more dates until 31 Oct

Architecture Meets Art Gala Dinner

Gala dinner in aid of the GSA fire fund.

The Arches, Glasgow

Thu 30 Oct

£110 includes welcome reception, three-course dinner, half a bottle of wine, liqueurs and tea/coffee, entertainment / 0141 565 1000

Caroline Hepburne-Scott

Detailed bird and botanical drawings and landscape paintings. Also on show is a selection of taxidermy by Colin Scott.

Flaubert Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 0131 225 5007

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 0131 225 5007

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 0131 225 5007

…and 3 more dates until 19 Nov

Danie Mellor: Primordial – SuperNaturalBayiMinyjirral

Work by the acclaimed contemporary Australian artist, whose work is informed by a deep knowledge of art history and a willingness to engage with issue related to his own indigenous and European heritage.

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0300 123 6789

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0300 123 6789

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0300 123 6789

…and 30 more dates until 23 Nov

Liesel Thomas and Tim Le Breuilly: The Grand Tour

New work which surveys the built heritage.

Royal Overseas League, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0131 225 1501

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0131 225 1501

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 225 1501

…and 93 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

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

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7080

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7080

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7080

…and 40 more dates until 19 Dec

Animal Art Exhibition

Images of animals.

Glass & Thompson, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0131 557 0909

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0131 557 0909

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0131 557 0909

…and 45 more dates until 24 Dec

Annual SSHoP Lecture: Paul Seawright

Photographer Paul Seawright talks about his illustrious career.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Oct

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

Free / 0131 624 6200

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Artlink Central's Art off the Rock 2014 Exhibition

Contemporary Scottish art. The exhibition culminates in a charity art auction on Sun 2 Nov.

Pathfoot Building, Stirling

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 01786 473 171

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 01786 473 171

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 01786 473 171

…and 9 more dates until 2 Nov

The Collaborator’s Exhibition

Preview Friday 12th September 7-9pm. Celebrating a year of the Collaborators: the collective comes together as one.

The Exchange, Penzance

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 01736 363715

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 01736 363715

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 01736 363715

…and 7 more dates until 1 Nov

Conflict, Time, Photography

Images exploring the relationship between photography and battlegrounds over time, marking the centenary of the First World War.

Tate Modern, London SE1

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 020 7887 8888

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 020 7887 8888

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 020 7887 8888

…and 133 more dates until 14 Apr 2015

Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Burlesque art class with a relaxed atmosphere, music, drinks and interesting models.

Stereo, Glasgow

Sun 9 Nov

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

Sun 14 Dec

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

Exhale-In

Joran Rapa Manche presents a solo exhibition at Asylum in Peckham. Eight sculptures contracting by the suction of standard vacuum cleaners and expanding to six metres by the force of gravity.

Asylum, London SE15

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 07796 684834

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 07796 684834

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 07796 684834

…and 4 more dates until 28 Oct back to top