Before 9pm, Visual art

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The Auld Acquaintance

Cartoons on the independence referendum, from members of Scottish Cartoon Studios.

Leiper Fine Art, Glasgow

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0141 204 2372

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0141 204 2372

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0141 204 2372

  • 12:00 – 20:00
…and 19 more dates until 19 Sep

Sonic Vision

High energy music combines with vivid 3D graphic environments in this unique experience in Scotland's only 360 degree dome film theatre.

Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

ShowDome

£5 / 0131 550 7800

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

ShowDome

£5 / 0131 550 7800

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Conversation with William Kentridge

The South African artist discusses his role in the creation of Ubu and the Truth Commission.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Derek Anderson: Into the Wynd

Images of the residents of Cables Wynd House in Leith.

Leith Library, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0131 529 5517

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 529 5517

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 1 Sep

Free / 0131 529 5517

  • 10:00 – 20:00
…and 10 more dates until 12 Sep

Art Rooms

  • 4 stars

A new programme of exhibitions and education from Black Cube Collective, including paintings, drawings, sculpture, video and performance art.

Cockenzie House & Gardens

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 01875 819456

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 01875 819456

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 01875 819456

  • 11:00 – 16:00
…and 28 more dates until 28 Sep back to top

The Summer Isles Festival

The third Summer Isles Festival organised by Mairearad Green and featuring live performances from Halcyon, Hunter & the Bear, Rura & Adam Holmes and harpist Rachel Newton (The Shee). There's also the annual ceilidh dance alongside music workshops, crafts, art and cookery demonstrations.

Coigach Community Hall, Achiltibuie

Sat 30 Aug

£20 (£15; Children £5)

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Charlie Hammond, Iain Hetherington and Alex Pollard

The three Glasgow-based artists examine the role of painting in this post-Internet society of ours.

Tramway, Glasgow

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 12 more dates until 14 Sep

Tête-à-Tête: Paris-Edinburgh

Téte-a-Téte: Paris-Edinburgh is a collection of original contemporary photographs taken by Ewan Barry and Audrey Pinard. The exhibition features street images as well as architecture and interiors in the two cities – all taken near the Blackfriars Street Venue and the 17th and 18th arrondissement in Paris.

Téte-a-Téte, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 31 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

India Street

  • 4 stars

Gayfield Newly commissioned textile designs from Scotland and India provide a critical response to The Bombay Sample Book in the National Museum of Scotland's archive. The exhibition also examines Scotland's boom-to-bust Turkey red dye industry through contemporary eyes.

Gayfield Square, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 31 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

SEEP II: Mirrors & Mires

Visual art, poetry, performance and hair-cutting in this multi-disciplinary event.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 19 Sep

Free

  • 14:00 – 20:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 8 more dates until 29 Sep back to top

Flowers from the Desert

Galerie Mirages Textiles from Western India. A magnificent exhibition selling printed and embroidered textiles from Western India. From the 17th century, Indian textiles have greatly influenced British fashion and design. This exhibition presents the beauty of floral decoration in traditional and modern textiles. Wall…

Galerie Mirages, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0131 315 2603

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 315 2603

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0131 315 2603

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Edinburgh Jews

University of Edinburgh Situated in what was the heart of Edinburgh’s once thriving Jewish community, this free exhibition reveals for the first time the little known history of Jews in Edinburgh. Detailed research has discovered stories of immigration, world wars, local conflict and daily life interpreted through…

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Exhibition

Free / 0131 623 3918

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

Exhibition

Free / 0131 623 3918

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Inner City Ooz

Inner City Ooz is the first exhibition of music, visual art and performances by Jack & Archy Marshall aka Mistr Gone and King Krule that highlights their artistic partnership and marks their arrival as a new voice in the world of contemporary art.

Display, London EC1A

Fri 5 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 9 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 10 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 10 more dates until 26 Sep

Isa Genzken: Botanical Garden

  • 4 stars

The work of German sculptor Isa Genzken has been described by the New York Times as 'brash, improvisational, full of searing color and attitude' and this is the first UK exhibition of her work outside London, from the earlier geometric abstractions to the more recent assemblages of consumer goods, shop mannequins and…

Inverleith House, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0131 248 2971

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 248 2971

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0131 248 2971

  • 10:00 – 17:30
…and 24 more dates until 28 Sep

Nick Cave: Chasing the Myth

Images of Nick Cave in an exhibition to mark the film 20,000 Days on Earth, including stills by Amelia Troubridge and photos by David Corio, Andrew Whitton and Steve Double.

Proud Camden, London NW1

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0207 482 3867

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0207 482 3867

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0207 482 3867

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 58 more dates until 2 Nov back to top

Out of the Shadow: Women of Nineteenth Century Scotland

An exhibition looking at how women were depicted (not to mention which women were depicted) in the visual arts between the late 18th and early 20th centuries, from Newhaven fishwife Elizabeth Hall to ruler of the British Empire Queen Victoria. Also Mary Fairfax Somerville (1780–1872), an exceptionally intelligent science…

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 208 more dates until 29 Mar 2015

Sheila Masson: Milk and Honey

Images of the USA by the Edinburgh-based photographer who lived there for 20 years and has dual US/UK citizenship.

The English Speaking Union, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0131 229 1528

  • 09:00 – 17:00

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

Moleskine City Stories

Moleskine in collaboration with the London Graphic Centre pay homage to the rise of urban sketching with a series of workshops, exhibitions & more right in the heart of Covent Garden.

Moleskine, London WC2E

Sat 6 Sep

Free

  • 11:30 – 17:00

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
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The 152nd International Exhibition of Photography

Edinburgh Photographic Society See the very best of modern photography from many worldwide contributors at one of the longest running photography exhibitions in the world. The exhibition venue is in Edinburgh Photographic Society's premises - a Georgian house in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town.

Edinburgh Photographic Society

Fri 29 Aug

The Edinburgh Photographic Centre

£4 (£3) / 0131 453 4814

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

The Edinburgh Photographic Centre

£4 (£3) / 0131 453 4814

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 31 Aug

The Edinburgh Photographic Centre

£4 (£3) / 0131 453 4814

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Blackwell The Arts And Crafts House

Situated overlooking Lake Windermere and designed by M H Baillie Scott between 1898 and 1900, this house is a renowned example of arts and crafts architecture surviving today. Contained within is a wealth of arts and crafts furniture and applied arts as well as paintings and sculptures from Abbot Hall's collections.

Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Windermere

Fri 29 Aug

£7.25; £4 garden only / 01539 446139

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sat 30 Aug

£7.25; £4 garden only / 01539 446139

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sun 31 Aug

£7.25; £4 garden only / 01539 446139

  • 10:30 – 17:00
…and 120 more dates until 31 Dec

Charles Peterson & Steve Double: Experiencing Nirvana

A selection of images by the two rock photographers, marking the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death.

Proud Camden, London NW1

Fri 29 Aug

Proud Galleries

Free / 0207 482 3867

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 30 Aug

Proud Galleries

Free / 0207 482 3867

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 31 Aug

Proud Galleries

Free / 0207 482 3867

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Festival Exhibition

Work by international artists: Joy Arden, Robbie Bushe, Jenni Douglas, Katarzyna Gosciniewicz, Giorgio Granozio, Henry Kondracki, Dongsun Lee, Jenny Mason, Alan McGowan, Leena Nammari, Sian Patterson, Avril Scott and Magdalena Zbrozek.

La Galerie 1940, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0131 668 2220

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 668 2220

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0131 668 2220

  • 11:00 – 20:00

John Byrne: Sitting Ducks

A long-overdue, 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…

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 49 more dates until 19 Oct back to top