Morning events, Visual art, Video art

13 events

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Game Masters

Massive touring exhibition celebrating the varied history of computer gaming. With more than 125 playable games to work your way through, get stuck into arcade games, physical games (think Dance Battle et al), consoles, PCs and many more. On top of this, there's also displays of concept art, interactive displays and…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Dec

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

Sun 21 Dec

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

Mon 22 Dec

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

…and 118 more dates until 20 Apr 2015

Cockburn Street Cinema

Stills' open air cinema has become something of a festive tradition in recent years. Artists' films and video works are beamed out into Cockburn Street from the outer window of the gallery - this year it's the turn of Rob Kennedy, with A dyslexic man walks into a bra … and Happy the believers.

Stills, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 0131 622 6200

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 0131 622 6200

Mon 22 Dec

Free / 0131 622 6200

…and 13 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

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 20 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

Mon 22 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

…and 32 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

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 20 Dec

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 0141 287 3050

Mon 22 Dec

Free / 0141 287 3050

…and 36 more dates until 1 Feb 2015

Emma Charles, Rose English, Abri de Swardt: 'Men gather, in speech …'

A film exhibition touching on Hannah Arendt's notion of 'the space of appearance' and the ways in which the public realm of action and speech between people is being slowly silenced.

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee

Fri 23 Jan 2015

Cooper Gallery

Free / 01382 345330

Sat 24 Jan 2015

Cooper Gallery

Free / 01382 345330

Mon 26 Jan 2015

Cooper Gallery

Free / 01382 345330

…and 23 more dates until 21 Feb 2015 back to top

For Reasons Unknown To Me

Work from four artists, exploring common themes such as the corporeal, the absurd, the uncanny and the incidental.

Whitespace, Edinburgh

Sat 24 Jan 2015

Free / 07814 514771

Sun 25 Jan 2015

Free / 07814 514771

Mon 26 Jan 2015

Free / 07814 514771

…and 5 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

From Here & There: Drawings from the UK

Work by artists from all over the UK.

The Old Iceland Building, Swansea

Sat 20 Dec

Free

Naomi Frears: Still Here

Naomia Frears explores moving images in an enigmatic way with an exhibition of short films.

Newlyn Art Gallery, Penzance

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 01736 363715

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 01736 363715

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 01736 363715

…and 8 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Perception

Work by 40 Iranian artists (and also non-Iranian artists inspired by Iran), selected from an open call, on the theme of Perception.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sun 8 Feb 2015

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Iranian Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00 Perception Summerhall, Edinburgh

Mon 9 Feb 2015

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Iranian Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00 Perception Summerhall, Edinburgh

Tue 10 Feb 2015

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Iranian Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00 Perception Summerhall, Edinburgh
…and 6 more dates until 16 Feb 2015

Said Adrus: Recaptured 2014

Art looking at the forgotten contribution of South Asian soldiers during WW I.

New Art Exchange, Nottingham

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 0115 924 8630

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 0115 924 8630

Mon 22 Dec

Free / 0115 924 8630

…and 20 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Stan Douglas

An overview of the work of major Canadian artist Stan Douglas, featuring videos and image works such as Der Sandmann, Hogan's Alley and Hotel Vancouver.

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 0131 225 2383

Note: Fruitmarket Gallery is closed from Wed 24–Fri 26 Dec inclusively.

  • 11:00 – 18:00 Stan Douglas Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 0131 225 2383

Note: Fruitmarket Gallery is closed from Wed 24–Fri 26 Dec inclusively.

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Stan Douglas Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 22 Dec

Free / 0131 225 2383

Note: Fruitmarket Gallery is closed from Wed 24–Fri 26 Dec inclusively.

  • 11:00 – 18:00 Stan Douglas Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
…and 52 more dates until 15 Feb 2015

To Sail Beyond The Sunset

New work from artist influenced by concepts from science fiction, especially those of time travel and alternative worlds. The artist are Sam Burford, Mehreen Murtaza and ​Deimantas Narkevicius.

Generator Projects, Dundee

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 01382 225982

Winter West Coast Open

Art from Ullapool, the north-west coast and beyond.

An Talla Solais, Ullapool

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 01854 612501

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 01854 612501