After 12pm, Visual art, Crafts

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Bags of Art

Collect a bag of art activities from the art station, and you and your family can explore the gallery with its help and make your own art. Ages 4–12.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Sun 18 May

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

AIR Scotland – 16

Work by 16 contemporary jewellers and silversmiths, produced during residencies in three of Scotland's major art schools: Glasgow School of Art, Edinburgh College of Art and Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Sun 18 May

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 1 Jun

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Toy Story

Modern toy designs made with traditional techniques, celebrating the bygone golden age of handcrafted toys and games, by makers including Ed Boxall, Susan Evans, Diana Heredia, Annie Hutchinson, Annabel Little, Keith Newstead, Jeff Soan, Sally Weatherill, Donna Wilson and Jan Zalud.

Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool

Sun 11 May

Free / 0151 709 4014

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 18 May

Free / 0151 709 4014

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 0151 709 4014

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 4 more dates until 22 Jun

Museums At Night: Yan Tan Tethera

This event is part of Museums at Night, Culture24's festival of afterhours cultural events, is curated by textile collective Prick Your Finger and singer/bodhran player Aimee Leonard. Featuring the Cecil Sharp House Choir and Dulwich Folk Choir.

Cecil Sharp House, London NW1

Thu 15 May

Free, booking required

  • 19:00 – 22:30

Restricted Space

Restricted Space showcases the works of 50+ artists working with a wide range of media and concepts.

Cre8 Gallery, London E9

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 020 8533 1691

  • 19:00 – 22:00
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Test Run

A programme of commissions, events, performance and a symposium, giving gallery visitors a chance to engage with new art as it's being made.

Modern Art Oxford

Sun 4 May

Free / 01865 722733

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 01865 722733

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 18 May

Free / 01865 722733

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 3 more dates until 8 Jun

Art Cart Adventures

Create badges and coloured spectacles in response to the exhibitions on show.

Dundee Contemporary Arts

Sat 31 May

Free / 01382 909900

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Collect 2014

COLLECT, the leading international art fair for contemporary objects, returns to the Saatchi Gallery in 2014 with an impressive roster of 36 international galleries.

Saatchi Gallery, London SW3

Sat 10 May

£17; £12 advance; £30 for two including catalogue (£12) / 020 7811 3070

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Festival Of Arts: Craft & Needlecraft

Textiles, ceramics, model-making, woodwork, decoupage, collage, embroidery, machine-quilting, patchwork, soft toys and dressed dolls from the 2014 festival.

Nuneaton Museum And Art Gallery

Sun 18 May

Free / 024 7635 0720

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Sun 25 May

Free / 024 7635 0720

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Sun 1 Jun

Free / 024 7635 0720

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Sun 8 Jun

Free / 024 7635 0720

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Frayed Edges: Identity – Piecing It Together

Recent work by Edinburgh textiles group Frayed Edges.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0131 226 7126

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 0131 226 7126

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0131 226 7126

  • 12:00 – 19:00
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Frogs And Frolics

A very special event for those interested in the limited edition bronze sculptures created by Tim Cotterill, The Frogman.

Stani Art House, Milton Keynes

Sun 25 May

Free, adv booking essential

  • 17:00 – 19:00

In A Seventeenth Century Garden

Traditional crewel work and more modern embroidery inspired by the 17th-century garden and created by members of The Huddersfield Embroiders Guild.

Bankfield Museum, Akroyd Park, Halifax

Sat 14 Jun

Free / 01422 352334/354823

  • 14:00 – 15:30

Tue 17 Jun

Free / 01422 352334/354823

  • 14:00 – 15:30

Wed 18 Jun

Free / 01422 352334/354823

  • 14:00 – 15:30
…and 43 more dates until 16 Aug

Made In Clerkenwell: Open Studios Summer 2014

We're all set to open our doors for you to explore Craft Central's 2 fascinating Victorian studio buildings in the heart of creative Clerkenwell, crammed full of craft and design delights.

Craft Central, London EC1M

Thu 15 May

£3 / 020 7251 0276

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Canalside Quilters

Contemporary textiles.

Saddleworth Museum And Art Gallery, Oldham

Mon 21 Apr

£2 (£1; Children £1; £4) / 01457 874093

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Tue 22 Apr

£2 (£1; Children £1; £4) / 01457 874093

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Wed 23 Apr

£2 (£1; Children £1; £4) / 01457 874093

  • 13:00 – 16:00
…and 4 more dates until 27 Apr

Country Pursuits X

The gallery's annual celebration of the countryside features work by Janet Cleghorn, Pamela Grace, David Greenall, Caroline Hunter, Ruth O'Dell, Catherine Rayner, Mary Sumner, Helen Tabor, Claire West, Gordon Wilson, Shirley Vauvelle, Jacqui Atkin and Anna De Ville.

Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 14 Sep

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 5 more dates until 26 Oct

Galloway in Glasgow – The Galloway Artisans Selling Exhibition

A hand-picked selection of Galloway artists' works, including ceramics, oils, watercolours, prints and textiles.

The Mackintosh Church, Glasgow

Sun 8 Jun

Free / 0141 946 6600

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Sat 14 Jun

Free / 0141 946 6600

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Sun 15 Jun

Free / 0141 946 6600

  • 13:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 22 Jun

Handmade by Machines

Contemporary jewellery made by students and staff of Scottish jewellery colleges. All the pieces were made using digital technology as a design and/or production tool.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Mon 19 May

Free / 0141 276 5360

This preview of the exhibition opens with a symposium (4–6pm) on the use of technology alongside traditional crafting methods in contemporary jewellery design. Booking is essential.

Sun 22 Jun

Free / 0141 276 5360

This 2014 show sees work by jewellers from The City of Glasgow College, Glasgow Clyde College, Glasgow Kelvin College and Fife College.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 29 Jun

Free / 0141 276 5360

This 2014 show sees work by jewellers from The City of Glasgow College, Glasgow Clyde College, Glasgow Kelvin College and Fife College.

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 13 Jul

Make It Slow: Experience Art at a Different Pace

Take in the art of the slow with this exhibition of crafts, ceramics, jewellery and more made with intricate and traditional techniques.

The Folly, Settle

Thu 24 Apr

£2.70 (£2.20; Children free) / 01524 251388

Open Bank Holiday Mondays.

  • 12:30 – 16:30

Fri 25 Apr

£2.70 (£2.20; Children free) / 01524 251388

Open Bank Holiday Mondays.

  • 12:30 – 16:30

Sat 26 Apr

£2.70 (£2.20; Children free) / 01524 251388

Open Bank Holiday Mondays.

  • 12:30 – 16:30
…and 37 more dates until 29 Jun