March, Visual art

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War On the Home Front

A year long pop up exhibition exploring Alexandra Palace's role in the First World War.

Alexandra Palace, London N22

Sun 1 Mar 2015

£1 / 020 8365 2121

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Mon 2 Mar 2015

£1 / 020 8365 2121

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£1 / 020 8365 2121

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 27 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

100 Days: The Rwandan Genocide Twenty Years Later

Photographs, videos and multimedia installations exploring one of Africa's darkest periods, which saw the murder of 800,000 people and the rape of 500,000, following the assassination of the Rwandan and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira.

The Herbert, Coventry

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

The Age of Improvement

Portraits from the century of Scotland's great transformation, 1750–1850, including Nasmyth's deliberately and stylishly unfinished picture of Robert Burns, Danloux's all-action portrait of Admiral Duncan keeping a cool head in the middle of a sea battle, Raeburn's picture of Walter Scott as king of the hill, before…

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 27 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

The Art of Sketching with Leo du Feu

A five-week course in sketching, in the beautiful surroundings of Rosslyn Chapel.

Rosslyn Chapel, Edinburgh

Mon 2 Mar 2015

£30 per session (£5; Students £15) / 0131 440 2159

Please note: this course runs 2–30 March 2015.

Mon 9 Mar 2015

£30 per session (£5; Students £15) / 0131 440 2159

Please note: this course runs 2–30 March 2015.

Mon 16 Mar 2015

£30 per session (£5; Students £15) / 0131 440 2159

Please note: this course runs 2–30 March 2015.

…and 2 more dates until 30 Mar 2015

Behind the Scenes Exhibition

With over 5,000 items in the Harris' fashion and textile collection, ensuring that each item is in top condition and conserved for future generations is no mean feat!Get a glimpse of the fascinating work done by staff, volunteers & researchers.

Harris Museum And Art Gallery, Preston

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 01772 258248

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 01772 258248

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Free / 01772 258248

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 23 more dates until 31 Mar 2015 back to top

Bellini to Boudin

Discover 40 gems from the Burrell's fine art collection, including works by Degas, Cezanne and Whistler.

Burrell Collection, Glasgow

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 0141 287 2550

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 0141 287 2550

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 0141 287 2550

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 18 more dates until 21 Mar 2015

Ben Uri Centenary Exhibition: Uncovering A Century Of Art, Identity And Migration

To celebrate Ben Uri's foundation in 1915, this unique exhibition exploring the experience of identity and migration during the last century, also offers a rare chance to view many masterpieces from the museum's collection. Encompassing paintings, work on paper, sculpture, new media and archival pieces, the exhibition…

Ben Uri Gallery, London NW8

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7604 3991

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7604 3991

  • 13:00 – 17:30

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7604 3991

  • 10:00 – 17:30
…and 24 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Bill Fontana: Vertical Echoes

A new installation by an internationally renowned sound artist.

Imperial War Museum North, Manchester

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 0161 836 4000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 0161 836 4000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 0161 836 4000

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Bill Viola: Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water)

The first moving-image artwork to be installed in a British cathedral or church on a long-term basis comprises four colour vertical plasma screens, each depicting an individual being martyred by the four classical elements.

St Paul's Cathedral, London EC4M

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free, plus admission £16.50, OAP/NUS £14.50, family £40, ages 6-17 £7.50

  • 09:30 – 16:15

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free, plus admission £16.50, OAP/NUS £14.50, family £40, ages 6-17 £7.50

  • 09:30 – 16:15

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Free, plus admission £16.50, OAP/NUS £14.50, family £40, ages 6-17 £7.50

  • 09:30 – 16:15
…and 23 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Blazing with Crimson: Tartan Portraits

A stroll down the Royal Mile will confirm to even the most philosophically sceptical observer that tartan and highland dress are, as they say, Emblems of Scottish National Identity. This exhibition examines what the tartan meant to six people painted between 1680 and 1780.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015 back to top

Botanical Painting: Workshop

Artist Annabel Barrett shows how to paint pictures of plants.

Brocks Hill Visitor Centre And Country Park, Leicester

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Phone for prices / 0116 257 2888

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Phone for prices / 0116 257 2888

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Phone for prices / 0116 257 2888

  • 10:00 – 12:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

The British Music Experience

Photography, film, installations and iconic memorabilia telling the story of the development of popular music in Britain.

O2 Bubble, London SE10

Sun 1 Mar 2015

£12 (£8; Children £6) / 0871 220 0260

  • 11:00 – 19:30

Mon 2 Mar 2015

£12 (£8; Children £6) / 0871 220 0260

  • 11:00 – 19:30

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£12 (£8; Children £6) / 0871 220 0260

  • 11:00 – 19:30
…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Cathy Wilkes

New installation from the Belfast artist, who was nominated for the 2008 Turner Prize.

Tate Liverpool

Sun 1 Mar 2015

£8.80 with donation; £8 without donation (£6) / 0151 702 7400

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Mon 2 Mar 2015

£8.80 with donation; £8 without donation (£6) / 0151 702 7400

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£8.80 with donation; £8 without donation (£6) / 0151 702 7400

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Chamberlin, Powell & Bon Architects

An exhibition of rare photographs taken by CP&B and watercolours by Powell. The first display in a series exploring the architecture and design of the Barbican.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Foyers

Free / 020 7638 8891

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Foyers

Free / 020 7638 8891

  • 09:00 – 23:00

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Foyers

Free / 020 7638 8891

  • 09:00 – 23:00
…and 19 more dates until 22 Mar 2015

Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum

The third Baron De Ferrieres gave 43 paintings and £1000 to the town of Cheltenham to build this gallery and it was opened in 1899. Nowadays it holds a large collection of art, ceramics, jewellery and furniture, as well as items of historical importance.

Cheltenham Art Gallery And Museum

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 01242 237431

  • 09:30 – 17:15

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 01242 237431

  • 09:30 – 17:15

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 01242 237431

  • 09:30 – 17:15
…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015 back to top

Citizens of the World: David Hume & Allan Ramsay

Too few Scots are aware that Scotland has its own Enlightenment, and a hugely influential one at that, with a world-class philosopher in David Hume, an equally heavy-hitting economist in Adam Smith, an outstanding painter in Allan Ramsay, plus less well-known intellectual giants like Hutcheson, Ferguson, Reid and others.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Coco Crampton

Re-imaginings of dwelling spaces or places of social encounter, with quasi-functional objects and schematic architectures which signpost an imaginary or future body of inhabitants, reflecting the artist's interest in the various associations, resonances and ideologies evoked by historicised or speculatively proposed…

The Minories Galleries, Colchester

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 01206 712437

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 01206 712437

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Free / 01206 712437

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 3 more dates until 7 Mar 2015

Colour, Light, Texture: Portraits By Matthew Smith And Frank Dobson

This display offers the opportunity to view rarely-seen portraits by Smith showing the author Roald Dahl and the British film star Jean Simmons, which are on long-term loan to the Gallery.

National Portrait Gallery, London WC2H

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Room 33

Free / 020 7312 2463

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Room 33

Free / 020 7312 2463

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Room 33

Free / 020 7312 2463

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

A Common Ground: Ikuko Iwamoto, Junko Mori And Kayo Saito

This exhibition brings together the work of three UK-based, Japanese-born artists for the first time who have a shared interest in the natural world as a source of inspiration for their work. Works by Ikuko Iwamoto, Junko Mori and Kayo Saito.

Touchstones, Rochdale

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 01706 924492

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Free / 01706 924492

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 5 Mar 2015

Free / 01706 924492

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 7 Mar 2015

Conflict, Time, Photography

Images exploring the relationship between photography and battlegrounds over time, marking the centenary of the First World War.

Tate Modern, London SE1

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7887 8888

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7887 8888

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7887 8888

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015 back to top

The Courtauld Collection

Paintings, sculpture, drawings and prints from the early Renaissance period to the 20th century.

The Courtauld Institute Of Art, London WC2R

Sun 1 Mar 2015

The Courtauld Gallery

£6; £6 (£4.50; £4.50) / 020 7872 0220

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Mon 2 Mar 2015

The Courtauld Gallery

£6; £6 (£4.50; £4.50) / 020 7872 0220

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Tue 3 Mar 2015

The Courtauld Gallery

£6; £6 (£4.50; £4.50) / 020 7872 0220

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Creative Challenge: Fashion School: Workshop (Ages 11-17)

Creative fashion school on Saturday 24th Jan, 21st Feb and 21st March 2015. The workshop will last from 1.15pm- 16.15pm and is suitable for ages 11-17.

Solihull Arts Complex

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£35 per block / 0121 704 6962

  • 13:15 – 16:15

Daksha Patel: Bodytopos

An exhibition of Patel's drawings and prints that map the human body and its interaction with the environment. It includes new work in response to digital scans and environmental datasets. Her drawings experiment with materials such as clay, fat and natural pigments, as well as graphite on paper.

Touchstones, Rochdale

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 01706 924492

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Free / 01706 924492

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 5 Mar 2015

Free / 01706 924492

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 7 Mar 2015

David Shrigley: Installation At Sketch

Over 230 original drawings by the British artist will be on display around the walls of the Gallery restaurant at London's sketch, as well as site-specific drawings and texts featured on tableware.

The Gallery At Sketch, London W1S

Sun 1 Mar 2015

The Gallery Restuarant

Free to diners / 08707 704488

  • 12:30 – 18:00
  • 18:30 – 02:00

Mon 2 Mar 2015

The Gallery Restuarant

Free to diners / 08707 704488

  • 12:30 – 18:00
  • 18:30 – 02:00

Tue 3 Mar 2015

The Gallery Restuarant

Free to diners / 08707 704488

  • 12:30 – 18:00
  • 18:30 – 02:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

David Tremlett: Drawing For Free Thinking

A large-scale wall drawing consisting of bold blocks of colour and clean lines that are inspired by traditional styles of 20th-century constructivism.

Tate Britain, London SW1P

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7887 8888

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7887 8888

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7887 8888

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015 back to top