Evening events, Visual art, Painting & drawing

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The Female Muse

A group show reflecting various interpretations of the title, from artists including Lys Hansen, June Carey, Ashley Cook, Suzanne Enterkin-Grogan, Karen Strang and Lesley McDermott, among others.

The Stirling Arcade

Fri 17 Oct

ARC Gallery

Free / 01786 450719

  • 19:00

Life Drawing In The Keeper's House

The sessions will be run by the painter and teacher Michael Kirkbride.

Royal Academy of Arts, London W1J

Thu 30 Oct

Sir Hugh Casson Room, The Keeper's House

£12 booking required / 020 7300 8000

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Thu 27 Nov

Sir Hugh Casson Room, The Keeper's House

£12 booking required / 020 7300 8000

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Thu 18 Dec

Sir Hugh Casson Room, The Keeper's House

£12 booking required / 020 7300 8000

  • 19:00 – 21:00

After school arts

Develop your creative skills in this fun and practical class which uses a variety of different media and techniques. Learn to paint like the masters, illustrate a story or go mad with mixed media. Please wear protective clothing. All materials provided. Age 7 - 12

Howden Park Centre, Livingston

Tue 30 Sep

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00

Wed 1 Oct

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00

Thu 2 Oct

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00
…and 13 more dates until 15 Oct

Alfred Emslie's Dinner at Haddo House

Alfred Emslie's 1884 painting Dinner at Haddo House depicts what looks like a convivial evening with high Victorian society, including then-PM William Ewart Gladstone – but if you want an explanation for Gladstone's scowl, look no further than the piper blasting away in a corner. Simon Welfare talks about the painting.

Haddo House, Ellon

Tue 7 Oct

£15 (under 26s £8) / 0844 493 2179

Part of Haddo Arts Festival.

Anne Wright & Jan Dayton

The mediums present an evening of clairvoyance and spirit portrait art, as they bring messages and sketched portraits from the life beyond.

The Hawth, Crawley

Fri 3 Oct

Studio

£13.50 ( £12.50) / 01293 553636

  • 19:30
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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

  • 18:30 – 00:00

B Alive Art: Workshop

Have a go at life drawing from a male or female model. Some easels provided.

Rising Sun Arts Centre, Reading

Tue 30 Sep

Lounge

£7 ( £6) / 0118 986 6788

  • 19:00 – 21:30

Tue 7 Oct

Lounge

£7 ( £6) / 0118 986 6788

  • 19:00 – 21:30

Tue 14 Oct

Lounge

£7 ( £6) / 0118 986 6788

  • 19:00 – 21:30
…and 2 more dates until 28 Oct

Carol Kidd

Paintings by Carol Kidd, better known as one of Scotland's top jazz singers.

iota, Glasgow

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0141 338 6052

  • 17:00 – 21:00

Chinese Calligraphy & Brush Painting Class

Learn the ancient art of calligraphy and brush painting under course leader Chi Zhang. Suitable for both beginners and improvers. Cost includes all materials.

The Confucius Institute for Scotland, Edinburgh

Tue 30 Sep

£20–£150 (Students £15–£120) / 0131 662 2180

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Tue 7 Oct

£20–£150 (Students £15–£120) / 0131 662 2180

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Tue 14 Oct

£20–£150 (Students £15–£120) / 0131 662 2180

  • 18:00 – 20:00
…and 7 more dates until 2 Dec

Constanza Dessain: Rock, Paper, Scissors

Drawings from artist inspired by the structures of the natural world.

London Morgan, SW7

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 0207 244 7323

Opening event.

  • 18:00 – 21:00
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Deal Life Drawing: Workshop

A life drawing sessions specifically for professional artists and students and amateurs with experience in the field.

Astor Community Theatre, Deal

Wed 1 Oct

£6 per session / 01304 370220

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Wed 8 Oct

£6 per session / 01304 370220

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Wed 15 Oct

£6 per session / 01304 370220

  • 19:00 – 21:00
…and 6 more dates until 26 Nov

Digressions -Philippa Troutman

A collection of Philippa Troutman's paintings, prints and cut-ups, in a joint project with award-winning poet Ian Duhig, celebrating Laurence Sterne's masterpiece, 'The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman'.

The Poetry Cafe, London WC2H

Sat 4 Oct

Free

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Drawing In Body Worlds VITAL

Life drawing sessions in the Body Worlds VITAL exhibition, led by artist Rachael Allen. Suitable for ages 14 and over.

Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 30 Oct

£25 / 0191 243 8210

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Drawing In The Gallery: Workshop (Over 18s)

A pop-up drawing class, taking inspiration from some of the collections at the gallery.

Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal

Wed 29 Oct

£10 per session, adv booking essential / 01539 722464

  • 18:00 – 19:30

The Drawing Room

Monthly, experimental drawing sessions inspired by the modern collection.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation by Night.

  • 17:30 – 18:45

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation by Night.

  • 17:30 – 18:45
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Drop-In Drawing

Take inspiration from pieces in the Gallery.

National Portrait Gallery, London WC2H

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 020 7312 2463

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 020 7312 2463

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Fri 17 Oct

Free / 020 7312 2463

  • 18:30 – 20:30
…and 5 more dates until 28 Nov

Giuseppe Gabellone

A new series of work.

Greengrassi, London SE11

Tue 30 Sep

Free / 020 7840 9101

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Tue 7 Oct

Free / 020 7840 9101

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Goddess, Speak – Artist Interview

Caroline Wise interviews NYC artist Liz Insogna about her magical experiences, art as a magical practice, and what it's like to work with the Goddess.

The Cob Gallery, London NW1

Tue 28 Oct

£7 / 020 7209 9110

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Heads & Bodies: Drawing Group

Prizes for the best drawn head-body combination where a group of participants will draw a comic head, fold the piece of paper and pass it on.

The Queen Of Hoxton, London EC2A

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 020 7422 0958

  • 19:00 – 20:30

International Artist Todd White In Attendance At The Gallery 9th October

Meet Int'l superstar TODD WHITE, 'the coolest artist on the planet' as he unveils his spectacular collection of originals & limited edition collection at a champagne reception on 9th October at Gallery 1066, Herts. Reserve your place now 01462 896164.

Gallery 1066, Baldock

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 01462 622 233

  • 19:00 – 21:00
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John Byrne and Peter Capaldi in Conversation

Artist and playwright John Byrne in conversation with actor, director and fellow GSA attendee Peter Capaldi. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 8 Oct

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Life As A Comic Artist: Behind The Scenes With Sally Jane Thompson

A talk with comic book artist Sally Jane Thompson about her insight into the animation industry in both the UK and abroad.

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Sat 1 Nov

£5 / 01227 769075

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Life Drawing And Painting: Workshop

Develop your painting and drawing skills to produce a life portrait.

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£104 ( £84; £84) / 0121 446 3232

  • 18:45

Life Drawing Class

A mixed-ability life drawing class using a variety of techniques including pencil, paint, charcoal and mixed media.

Ruthrieston Community Centre, Aberdeen

Tue 30 Sep

£55 per block / 01224 611160

Please note: This course runs 23 Sep–25 Nov, 2014.

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Tue 7 Oct

£55 per block / 01224 611160

Please note: This course runs 23 Sep–25 Nov, 2014.

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Tue 14 Oct

£55 per block / 01224 611160

Please note: This course runs 23 Sep–25 Nov, 2014.

  • 18:30 – 20:30
…and 6 more dates until 25 Nov

Life Drawing: Middlesbrough Pride Special: Workshop

Take part in an engaging life drawing session.

mima – Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

Thu 2 Oct

£3.50 / 01642 726720

  • 17:45 – 18:45
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