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

Jeremy Gardiner: The Jurassic Coast

Contemporary landscape paintings.

Victoria Art Gallery, Bath

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 01225 477233

  • 13:30 – 17:00

Victoria Gamberoni: Flowerpieces

Contemporary works by the artist.

Victoria Art Gallery, Bath

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 01225 477233

  • 13:30 – 17:00

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

Bertrand Lavier: Fountain

An installation from the experimental sculptor who forms fine art from everyday items.

Serpentine Galleries, London W2

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7402 6075

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7402 6075

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7402 6075

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 23 more dates until 31 Mar 2015 back to top

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

Gray's School of Art Short Course Programme

If you fancy brushing up your artistic technique, try one of Gray's School of Art short courses. Courses are available in a variety of disciplines, and each one lasts 16 weeks. Course times vary.

Gray's School Of Art, Aberdeen

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Times & prices vary / 01224 263603

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Times & prices vary / 01224 263603

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Times & prices vary / 01224 263603

Thu 5 Mar 2015

Times & prices vary / 01224 263603

Siberia: At The Edge Of The World

The first of its kind in the UK, this exhibition brings together natural history and cultural objects from British and Russian museums, including a preserved baby mammoth, to tell the story of this vast land and dispel many of its myths.

The Manchester Museum

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 0161 275 2634

  • 10:00 – 17:00

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

Annual Schools’ Arts Competition 2015

An opportunity for schools to enter work in the categories Visual Art, Poetry, Short Story, Musical Performance and Drama with cash prizes awarded to schools and certificates given to individual winners.

The Island Arts Centre, Lisburn

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Phone for prices / 028 9250 9509

  • 13:00

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Phone for prices / 028 9250 9509

  • 13:00

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Phone for prices / 028 9250 9509

  • 13:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015 back to top

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

Beauty by Design: Fashioning the Renaissance

An exhibition spanning several centuries, with contemporary fashion designers, inspired by Old Master paintings, using materials such as lace which seem to belong to other times; while renaissance art specialists explore ideas of beauty and cosmetics.

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

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

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 back to top

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

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

BP Portrait Award 2014

In its 25th year of being sponsored by BP, the Portrait Award is one of the most prestigious showcases for international portrait painting.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 1 Mar 2015

0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 2 Mar 2015

0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 3 Mar 2015

0131 624 6200

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

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

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 back to top