Evening events, Visual art, Painting & drawing

22 events

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Aberdeen Art Fair Preview Evening

A preview of the highly regarded AAF, featuring work from local and national galleries and artists. Booking is essential.

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Fri 5 Sep

£13.20 / 01224 641122

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

Sat 30 Aug

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00

Sun 31 Aug

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00

Mon 1 Sep

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00
…and 44 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

Artist Talk: Roderick Buchanan

Roderick Buchanan discusses the exploration of identity in his work.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Thu 11 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 18:00
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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 2 Sep

Lounge

£7 ( £6) / 0118 986 6788

  • 19:00 – 21:30

Tue 9 Sep

Lounge

£7 ( £6) / 0118 986 6788

  • 19:00 – 21:30

Tue 16 Sep

Lounge

£7 ( £6) / 0118 986 6788

  • 19:00 – 21:30
…and 6 more dates until 28 Oct

Brian Cheeswright: 36 Years of Brain Feed

Paintings from the London-born artist.

Interviewroom 11, Edinburgh

Fri 19 Sep

Free

Opening event.

  • 18:00 – 20:00

A Capital View: The Art of Edinburgh

The growth and development of Edinburgh, as seen by the artists who have represented it over the centuries. Featuring work from William Delacour and John Clerk of Eldin through Alexander Nasmyth and Henry Raeburn to 20th century painters such as Sir John Lavery, Dorothy Johnstone and John Houston. Booking is essential.

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Tue 9 Sep

Free / 0131 623 3734

  • 18:00

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 3 Sep

£6 per session / 01304 370220

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Wed 10 Sep

£6 per session / 01304 370220

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Wed 17 Sep

£6 per session / 01304 370220

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Wed 24 Sep

£6 per session / 01304 370220

  • 19:00 – 21:00

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 6 Sep

Free

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Sat 13 Sep

Free

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 19:00 – 22:00
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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 25 Sep

£25 / 0191 243 8210

  • 18:00 – 20:00

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 24 Sep

£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, Edinburgh

Thu 11 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation by Night.

  • 17:30 – 18:45

National Portrait Gallery, London WC2H

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 020 7312 2463

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Fri 12 Sep

Free / 020 7312 2463

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 020 7312 2463

  • 18:30 – 20:30
…and 9 more dates until 28 Nov

Giuseppe Gabellone

A new series of work.

Greengrassi, London SE11

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 020 7840 9101

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 020 7840 9101

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Tue 30 Sep

Free / 020 7840 9101

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Tue 7 Oct

Free / 020 7840 9101

  • 18:30 – 20:30
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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 17 Sep

Phone for prices / 020 7422 0958

  • 19:00 – 22:30

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 020 7422 0958

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 020 7422 0958

  • 19:00 – 20:30

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 23 Sep

£55 per block / 01224 611160

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

  • 18:30 – 20:30

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
…and 7 more dates until 25 Nov

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 25 Sep

Sir Hugh Casson Room, The Keeper's House

£12 booking required / 020 7300 8000

  • 19:00 – 21:00

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

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

Poetry Meets Art

Poetry and spoken word event raising awareness of the situation in the Congo but also featuring rap, spoken word, poetry quizzes, hip hop and music.

Passing Clouds, London E8

Tue 9 Sep

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

  • 19:00 – 23:30

Tue 14 Oct

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

  • 19:00 – 23:30

Tue 11 Nov

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

  • 19:00 – 23:30

Tue 9 Dec

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

  • 19:00 – 23:30

Portrait Gallery Insights: John Byrne – Sitting Ducks

Chief Curator Julie Lawson talks about John Byrne's work. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 11 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6560

  • 17:30 – 18:00

Skull Paradise: The Gravehounds Of Bone Street

Visual art on themes of hoodlums, ruffians and general ne'er-do-wells.

Common, Manchester

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Mon 1 Sep

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00
…and 162 more dates until 10 Feb 2015