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Nigeria @ 100: Transforming A British Experiment?

The Nigeria Art Society UK will be exhibiting their pieces at the WAC Gallery. From September 29th to November 1st, 11am to 6pm daily, some of Nigeria's best nurtured talent will collectively be on display to mark Nigeria @ 100.

Waterloo Millennium Green, London SE1

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 020 7403 3393

Stephen Murray: The Comedown

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

The Briggait, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 553 5890

Metalwork Photography: A Survey / Works by Andrew Levitas

Metalwork Photography: A Survey / Works by Andrew Levitas at London - Phillips.

Phillips, London W1J

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sun 2 Nov

Free

Mon 3 Nov

Free

…and 13 more dates until 16 Nov

By Ourselves: The Installation

Andrew Kotting with Iain Sinclair reveal their great English pilgrimage, a self-enacted novel in the tradition of Pilgrim's Progress as an installation within the raw vast space of Dilston Grove.

Cafe Gallery Projects, London SE16

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 020 7237 1230

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 020 7237 1230

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 020 7237 1230

…and 6 more dates until 14 Dec back to top

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

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

…and 83 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Thud Crackle Pop By Pete McKee

Sheffield artist Pete McKee will take his hugely successful LP show 'Thud, Crackle, Pop!' exhibition on a Northern tour this November, following the launch in London earlier this year. The exhibition will tour Harrogate, Manchester and Sheffield.

RedHouse Originals, Harrogate

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 01423 884 400

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 01423 884 400

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 01423 884 400

…and 3 more dates until 22 Nov

Carole Cluer: Picking Up The Pieces

Drawings and installations based on the artist's experience of cancer, highlighting an interest in traditional creative techniques such as goldpoint and kintsugi.

Sheffield Institute of Arts

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sun 2 Nov

Free

Mon 3 Nov

Free

…and 46 more dates until 19 Dec

Emerge

Art by young people aged 12–18 who attend Delta Studios' art classes.

Delta Studios, Larbert

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01324 555500

  • 11:00 – 15:00 Emerge Delta Studios, Larbert

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 01324 555500

  • 11:00 – 15:00 Emerge Delta Studios, Larbert

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 01324 555500

  • 11:00 – 15:00 Emerge Delta Studios, Larbert
…and 9 more dates until 14 Nov

Festival De Mole

A celebration of the sauces and recipes from each Mexican estado, or state. This week-long festival also coincides with the Dia de Muertos, and Mestizo's will feature a specially-created installation, for the 'dear departed'.

Mestizo Restaurant & Tequila Bar, London NW1

Sat 1 Nov

Booking required, phone for prices / 020 7387 4064

Sun 2 Nov

Booking required, phone for prices / 020 7387 4064

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Home Ground Symposium – Using Craft to Create a Sense of Place

A symposium that celebrates the sense of place and local distinctiveness.

The Arts at Dartington, Totnes

Wed 5 Nov

SPACE

£12 / 01803 847 070

Dartington Hall, Totnes

Wed 5 Nov

£12 includes lunch / 01803 847000

Julian Stair - Quotidian

Julian Stair - Quotidian 13th November - 20th December, 2014 Opening: Thursday, 13th November 2014 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Corvi-Mora, London SE11

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 020 7840 9111

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 020 7840 9111

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 020 7840 9111

…and 25 more dates until 20 Dec

Rie Nakajima: Fall

'Fall' is a solo exhibition of sculpture by Rie Nakajima, using a combination of objects and sound to fill a space in a sculptural act.

noshowspace, London E2

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 020 7613 0089

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 020 7613 0089

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 020 7613 0089

…and 7 more dates until 6 Dec

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

Tempting Failure

Immersive performance installations exploring the notion of impossible feats.

The Island, Bristol

Fri 7 Nov

£15–£30 / 0117 376 3457

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Victoria Morton

Glasgow artist who incorporates her own paintings and sculptures into installations (and who is also a member of Muscles of Joy.)

The Modern Institute @ Aird's Lane, Glasgow

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 248 3711

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Victoria Morton The Modern Institute @ Aird's Lane, Glasgow

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 0141 248 3711

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Victoria Morton The Modern Institute @ Aird's Lane, Glasgow

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 0141 248 3711

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Victoria Morton The Modern Institute @ Aird's Lane, Glasgow
…and 28 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

YAKA Collective: So It Is

Debut show by a new art collective formed by GSA graduates. The show takes place in four different locations and featured artists are Michael Barr, Hannah Brackston, Leanora Brophy, Sarah Natalie Calmus, Mikey Cook, Conor Cooke, Jasper Coppes, Tim Dalzell, Sam Devereaux, Sam Dransfield, Florence Dwyer, Rachel Forrest…

The Briggait, Glasgow

Mon 17 Nov

Free / 0141 553 5890

Tue 18 Nov

Free / 0141 553 5890

Wed 19 Nov

Free / 0141 553 5890

…and 7 more dates until 28 Nov

Caledonia Road Free Church, Glasgow

Wed 19 Nov

Free

Thu 20 Nov

Free

Fri 21 Nov

Free

…and 3 more dates until 28 Nov

Laurieston Arches and Wall Space, Glasgow

Wed 19 Nov

Free

Thu 20 Nov

Free

Fri 21 Nov

Free

…and 3 more dates until 28 Nov

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Adeline de Monseignat: Home

Highly-regarded Dutch-Monegasque artist (based in London) who makes memorable objects inspired by surrealism and theories of the Uncanny.

Ronchini Gallery, London W1S

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 020 7629 9188

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 020 7629 9188

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 020 7629 9188

…and 62 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

Ai Weiwei

Sculptures including the six metre high Iron Tree and an installation looking at the freedom of an individual within society, plus readings of works by Ai's father, Ai Qing.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

Sat 1 Nov

The Chapel

Free, parking £2.50-£8 / 01924 832631

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Ai Weiwei Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

Sun 2 Nov

The Chapel

Free, parking £2.50-£8 / 01924 832631

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Ai Weiwei Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

Art From Elsewhere: International Art from Contemporary UK Galleries

A touring exhibition of international art showing work acquired through an Art Fund scheme. The works on show differ in each location because they're drawn from each gallery's collection. The GoMA exhibition features work by Peter Hujar, Jenny Holzer, Paulo Bruscky, Ana Mendieta, Kara Walker and Amar Kanwar, among others.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 287 3050

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0141 287 3050

…and 90 more dates until 1 Feb 2015 back to top

Carissa Hope Lynch: This Is Not A Slog

This is not a Slog is an exhibition of three walking installations, which are free and ongoing and can be experienced alone or with companions, with each walk varying in length, but are no more than 30-minutes duration.

Ovalhouse, London SE11

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 020 7582 7680

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 020 7582 7680

Chris Meigh-Andrews: Sculpting With Light & Time: Video And Installations 1978-2014

A survey exhibition of moving image and installations by a pioneering artist who began working in this field in the 1970s. It will include early single screen videotapes, video documentation of previous large scale installations, and new and recent moving image and sound installations using renewable energy systems…

The Minories Galleries, Colchester

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 01206 712437

Mon 10 Nov

Free / 01206 712437

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 01206 712437

…and 46 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Damien Hirst: Schizophrenogenesis

Prints and sculptural installations reflecting the artist's eternal fascination with the quasi-spiritual relationship between man, science and the pharmaceutical industry.

Paul Stolper, London WC1A

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 020 7580 7001

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 020 7580 7001

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 020 7580 7001

…and 6 more dates until 15 Nov

Grace Schwindt: Only A Free Individual Can Create A Free Society

Major new film installation questioning the political and social constructs of freedom.

The Showroom, London NW8

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 020 7724 4300

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 020 7724 4300

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 020 7724 4300

…and 14 more dates until 29 Nov

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

Sat 15 Nov

Sun 16 Nov

Tue 18 Nov

…and 47 more dates until 11 Jan 2015 back to top