March, Visual art

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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

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Sir John Lavery: Lavery's World

Paintings of the artist's wife and muse, Hazel, his daughter Eileen and step-daughter Alice, together with depictions of landscapes such as Tangier in North Africa.

Ulster Museum, Belfast

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Art 1

Free / 0845 608 0000

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Art 1

Free / 0845 608 0000

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Art 1

Free / 0845 608 0000

…and 23 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Tony Conrad: Invented Acoustical Tools 1966–2012

A showing of some of the elegant and enigmatic instruments designed by avant-garde US musician Tony Conrad, one of the most inventive and seminal musicians of the mid-20th century.

Inverleith House, Edinburgh

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 248 2971

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 248 2971

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 248 2971

…and 22 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Trevor Paglen: An English Landscape (American Surveillance Base Near Harrogate, Yorkshire)

Art on the Underground hosts this latest commissioned work, a 62 metre photographic installation by the American artist, which depicts the brick arches of the North Yorkshire landscape, populated by white dome structures used by the US for military and intelligence communications and gathering.

Gloucester Road Tube Station, London SW7

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Gloucester Road Tube Platform

Times to be confirmed / Free, with a valid London Underground ticket or oyster card

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Gloucester Road Tube Platform

Times to be confirmed / Free, with a valid London Underground ticket or oyster card

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Gloucester Road Tube Platform

Times to be confirmed / Free, with a valid London Underground ticket or oyster card

…and 28 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

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

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3D: Printing the Future

This exhibition seeks to explore the new an exciting medium of 3D Printing, which allows designers, artists and scientists to produce and replicate three dimensional objects at the touch of a button.

The Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 0161 832 2244

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 0161 832 2244

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 0161 832 2244

…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

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 27 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Alasdair Gray: Spheres of Influence I

The centrality of Alasdair Gray's work as a visual artist and writer is traceable by drawing connections between his epic work and that of the artists who've come before and after him. This exhibition looks at the influences on Gray himself, and his own influence on others, drawing on works in the Gallery's collection.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Amalia Pica

Works include installation, photography, drawing and performance, with a specific focus on sculpture, and which look at language and modes of communication.

MOSTYN, Llandudno

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 01492 879201

The Amazing Analogue: How We Play Photography

A collaboration between German photographer Jan von Holleben and young people from the area exhibiting intriguing and unique photography work.

Hove Museum And Art Gallery

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 01273 290200

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 01273 290200

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 01273 290200

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Andrea Zapp

The Manchester-based textile artist's first luxury womenswear collection featuring three exclusive limited edition dresses, created by using photographs of objects from the gallery's collection in pattern narratives.

Manchester Art Gallery

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 0161 235 8888

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 0161 235 8888

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 0161 235 8888

…and 19 more dates until 22 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

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Phone for prices / 028 9250 9509

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Phone for prices / 028 9250 9509

…and 28 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

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

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

…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

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 01772 258248

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Free / 01772 258248

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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

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 0141 287 2550

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 0141 287 2550

…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

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7604 3991

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7604 3991

…and 24 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

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7402 6075

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7402 6075

…and 23 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Bertrand Lavier: Fountain

An opportunity to view the work of the sculptor within the grounds of the Serpentine Sackler Gallery which will remain in situ for one year.

Serpentine Galleries, London W2

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7402 6075

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7402 6075

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7402 6075

…and 23 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

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 0161 836 4000

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 0161 836 4000

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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

Tue 3 Mar 2015

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

Wed 4 Mar 2015

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

…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

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

…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

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Phone for prices / 0116 257 2888

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Phone for prices / 0116 257 2888

…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

Mon 2 Mar 2015

0131 624 6200

Tue 3 Mar 2015

0131 624 6200

…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

BP Spotlight: Marlow Moss

Paintings, reliefs and sculptures primarily concerned with an interrogation of space, movement and light by the constructivist artist Marlow Moss.

Tate Britain, London SW1P

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7887 8888

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7887 8888

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7887 8888

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