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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

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

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 21 more dates until 26 Sep

Derek Anderson: Into the Wynd

Images of the residents of Cables Wynd House in Leith.

Leith Library, Edinburgh

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0131 529 5517

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0131 529 5517

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0131 529 5517

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 6 more dates until 12 Sep

Jim Lambie

A solo exhibition of the Glasgow-born installation artist and sculptor, including his iconic 1999 work ZOBOP.

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 44 more dates until 19 Oct

The AniMotion Show

Scottish percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie and Russian visual artist Maria Rud collaborate in an evening of live art and live music.

Marischal College (University of Aberdeen)

Tue 9 Sep

Free / 03000 266600

  • 17:30 – 21:25
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Edges

Work by eight contemporary photographers who prefer slow processes to digital imaging.

Central Library, Edinburgh

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0131 242 8100

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0131 242 8100

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0131 242 8100

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 20 more dates until 29 Sep

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

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 7 more dates until 13 Sep

Kaffe Fassett 50 Years in Colour

Celebrating the remarkable 50 year career of knitwear and textile designer, Kaffe Fassett, Aberdeen Art Gallery hosts the first major solo exhibition of his work in Scotland.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 01224 523700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 01224 523700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 01224 523700

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 19 more dates until 27 Sep

Taiwan Excellence Showcase

Experience Taipei in London. With an opening ceremony hosted by Tom Scott, shoppers can win amazing prizes in a Mastermind style competition and enjoy a one off performance by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, at the Taiwan Excellence Showcase.

Westfield Shopping Centre, London W12

Wed 3 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Glasgow School of Art Graduate Degree Show

Work from across the GSA's range of Masters programmes, from Architecture to Animation via Graphics, Fine Art, Design Innovation and even Medical Visualisation. There's also the MDes fashion show, where you might spot the Jonathan Saunders of tomorrow.

Glasgow School of Art

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 0141 353 4500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 0141 353 4500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 8 Sep

Free / 0141 353 4500

  • 10:00 – 20:00
…and 4 more dates until 12 Sep back to top

Open House London & Buenos Aires: Coppola + Zuviría

For the ninth year Argentina takes part in Open House weekend, opening the doors of the Ambassador's Official Residence with a photographic exhibition of the work of Horacio Coppola and Facundo de Zuviría.

The Argentine Ambassador's Residence, London SW1X

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 7318 1300

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 020 7318 1300

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Tales From The Autumn House

A sensory exhibition of art, installation and photography in The Belfry.

The Belfry, London E2

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 07981 924196

  • 18:00 – 21:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 07981 924196

  • 18:00 – 21:00

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 07981 924196

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 14 more dates until 2 Oct

Angela & Sasha Kingston: A Link Between

Paintings, drawings and paper textiles.

St Donats Arts Centre, Llantwit Major

Wed 3 Sep

Phone for prices / 01446 799100

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Thu 4 Sep

Phone for prices / 01446 799100

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fri 5 Sep

Phone for prices / 01446 799100

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 84 more dates until 1 Jan 2015

Craigie Aitchison: Paintings, Etchings and Tapestries

An exhibition – in association with Timothy Taylor Gallery, London – of work from Craigie Aitchison's estate.

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0131 550 3660

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0131 550 3660

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0131 550 3660

  • 12:00 – 15:00
…and 19 more dates until 27 Sep

Generation by Night

Early evening talks, demonstrations, hands-on art-making sessions, live music and other creative responses to the Generation art programme.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 11 Sep

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00
…and 16 more dates until 8 Jan 2015

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Fri 12 Sep

Sold out / 0131 624 6200

Optimo spin the decks, and there's live performance from afro-disco collective Golden Teacher. Part of Generation.

  • 19:30 – 22:00
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Madder - Private View

George and Rose, who are both a couple and united artistic force, present their solo show at Griffin Gallery; the result of six months intense investigation into the particular properties of the madder root and its use as an artists' pigment.

The Griffin Gallery, London W11

Wed 10 Sep

Free / 020 8424 3239

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Martin Creed: Pop-up Shop

A pop-up shop designed by Martin Creed. You know you want to.

The Gallery At Sketch, London W1S

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 08707 704488

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 08707 704488

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 08707 704488

  • 09:00 – 18:00
…and 2 more dates until 7 Sep

Nathan Coley: The Lamp of Sacrifice

Never before seen in Glasgow, Nathan Coley's 2005 The Lamp of Sacrifice – 286 Places of Worship is a series of scale models in cardboard of every place of worship listed in the 2004 Edinburgh telephone directory, made by the artist himself and his assistant Tony Nolan over the course of three months.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 177 more dates until 1 Mar 2015

1980s Fashion Archive Display

The exhibition features drawings and photographs produced by designer, Lorna Holder - when she was Head of Young Fashion at Davies & Field from 1979-1986 - along with in-depth photographic and video presentations of 1980s fashion business archives.

The Drum, Birmingham

Thu 11 Sep

Free / 0121 333 2444

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Fri 12 Sep

Free / 0121 333 2444

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 0121 333 2444

  • 10:00 – 23:00
…and 14 more dates until 27 Sep

Alasdair Gray

Screenprints from Glasgow's much-loved artist/polymath/greatest-living-Scottish-novelist and so on.

Glasgow Print Studio

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 0141 552 0704

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Sun 12 Oct

Free / 0141 552 0704

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Tue 14 Oct

Free / 0141 552 0704

  • 10:00 – 17:30
…and 29 more dates until 16 Nov back to top

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

Coombe Abbey Woodturners Festival Of Crafts

Local Woodturners and craft clubs on display plus demonstrations to be held in conjunction with Coventry City Council & national Heritage Days. Raising funds for air ambulance.

Coombe Country Park, Binley, Coventry

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 024 7645 3720

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Damian Shields: Scotland Through the Keyhole

Work by landscape photographer Damian Shields.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0141 276 9599

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0141 276 9599

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0141 276 9599

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 16 more dates until 21 Sep

Embrace

Wearable textiles from Jane Keith, James Donald, Wallace & Sewell, Etka Kaul, Sheila Oakeshott and Masako Ban.

The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0131 558 1200

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0131 558 1200

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0131 558 1200

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 22 more dates until 1 Oct

Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland

As part of the nationwide Generation programme, National Galleries Scotland mounts an epic two-part exhibition showing work by some of the country's most vital contemporary artists. Modern One features work by Ross Sinclair, Graham Fagen, Victoria Morton, Alison Watt, Julie Roberts, Lucy McKenzie and others, as well as…

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 58 more dates until 2 Nov back to top