March, Visual art

581 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

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

All the Young Nudes – Life Drawing Club

A relaxed life drawing club with music and a bar to aid the flow of inspiration.

Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£5 / 0131 247 4704

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£5 / 0131 247 4704

Tue 17 Mar 2015

£5 / 0131 247 4704

…and 2 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

The Flying Duck, Glasgow

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£5 / 0141 564 1450

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£5 / 0141 564 1450

Tue 17 Mar 2015

£5 / 0141 564 1450

…and 2 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Redd Function Suite, Dundee

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£5

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£5

Tue 17 Mar 2015

£5

…and 2 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Minette: The Life and Letters of a Stuart Princess

A display looking at the short life of Charles II's remarkable younger sister Henrietta Anne, known by him as 'Minette'.

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

The Two Roberts: Robert MacBryde and Robert Colquhoun

An overview of the work of the so-called 'Two Roberts': Robert MacBryde and Robert Colquhoun, artists, friends of Bacon and Freud, lovers and perhaps more notorious for their bohemianism and their openness about their sexuality than celebrated for their art. This show, their first major retrospective, aims to redress the…

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Sun 1 Mar 2015

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Mon 2 Mar 2015

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Camden Town Street Art Walk

A guided walk through Camden Town, viewing the street art. Booking is essential.

Camden Town, London NW1

Sun 1 Mar 2015

£10 (under 14s free; groups of four or more £8 per person) / 07805 073891

Mon 2 Mar 2015

£10 (under 14s free; groups of four or more £8 per person) / 07805 073891

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£10 (under 14s free; groups of four or more £8 per person) / 07805 073891

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Chloe Dewe Matthews: Shot at Dawn

Gripping new work from English photographer, who travelled around northern France and Belgium photographing the exact locations where WW I soldiers were executed by their own sides for cowardice and desertion.

Tate Modern, London SE1

Sun 1 Mar 2015

£13.10–£14.50 (£11.30–£12.50; under 12s free) / 020 7887 8888

Part of Conflict, Time & Photography.

Mon 2 Mar 2015

£13.10–£14.50 (£11.30–£12.50; under 12s free) / 020 7887 8888

Part of Conflict, Time & Photography.

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£13.10–£14.50 (£11.30–£12.50; under 12s free) / 020 7887 8888

Part of Conflict, Time & Photography.

…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Indian Encounters

An exploration of the changing relationship between Britain and India during the 18th and 19th century, in which period India went from being a fiefdom of the privately-owned East India Company to being directly ruled as part of the British Empire. The exhibition focuses on the stories of two men: East India Company…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 0300 123 6789

Remembering the Great War

A major exhibition to mark the centenary of the outbreak of WWI. There are portraits and related works, preparatory sketches for the Scottish National War Memorial, recent images of the battlefields of the Somme and projected images of unidentified servicemen and servicewomen, as well as a focus on the contribution of…

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

Ydessa Hendeles: From Her Wooden Sleep

Curatorial compositions that have been created using the artists curiosities which include hundreds of mannequins.

ICA, London SW1Y

Tue 24 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7930 3647

Wed 25 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7930 3647

Thu 26 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7930 3647

…and 4 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

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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

Darren Banks: The Raven

Works by the artist shown along with works by Jacob Epstein and Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, inspired by Banks' relation, the late actor, photographer, artist and sheep farmer, Churton Fairman, who was better known as Mike Raven.

The New Art Gallery Walsall

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Floor 2

Free / 01922 654400

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Floor 2

Free / 01922 654400

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Floor 2

Free / 01922 654400

…and 23 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Make Your Mark Adult & Child Art Class

Art classes for ages 5+ and their parents/guardians/carers, although younger siblings are welcome. Materials are provided.

Rosemount Community Education Centre, Aberdeen

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£108–£120 / 01224 611160

Please note: this course runs from 17 Jan–21 Mar 2015.

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£108–£120 / 01224 611160

Please note: this course runs from 17 Jan–21 Mar 2015.

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£108–£120 / 01224 611160

Please note: this course runs from 17 Jan–21 Mar 2015.

Out of the Shadow: Women of Nineteenth Century Scotland

An exhibition looking at how women were depicted (not to mention which women were depicted) in the visual arts between the late 18th and early 20th centuries, from Newhaven fishwife Elizabeth Hall to ruler of the British Empire Queen Victoria. Also Mary Fairfax Somerville (1780–1872), an exceptionally intelligent science…

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 26 more dates until 29 Mar 2015

Riddlesden Reflections

An exhibition of archive images giving a glimpse of the past includes replica games, dressing-up and family activities.

National Trust: East Riddlesden Hall, Keighley

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free, plus admission £5.70, child £2.85, family £14.25 / 01535 683800

Sat 7 Mar 2015

Free, plus admission £5.70, child £2.85, family £14.25 / 01535 683800

Sun 8 Mar 2015

Free, plus admission £5.70, child £2.85, family £14.25 / 01535 683800

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Straight Down To Below: Lawrence Weiner Artist Rooms

Woodhorn will host Lawrence Weiner's cycle of wall texts, Straight Down to Below. The tour, which is supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England and by the Arts Fund, makes available the ARTIST ROOMS to galleries throughout the UK.

Woodhorn, Northumberland Museum, Archives And Country Park, Ashington

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 01670 528080

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Free / 01670 528080

Thu 5 Mar 2015

Free / 01670 528080

…and 18 more dates until 29 Mar 2015

You Choose: Favourites from the City Art Centre

The most popular paintings from the centre's collection, as chosen by an online poll of the general public.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 529 3993

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 529 3993

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 529 3993

…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Abstraction And The Art Of John Golding

Exhibition exploring the origins and development of abstract art at the beginning of the century, and a selection of works by the artist John Golding.

Sainsbury Centre For Visual Arts, Norwich

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 01603 593199

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 01603 593199

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Free / 01603 593199

…and 23 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Children's Poetry Competition

Check out the rising poetic talent from our local schools and young people as discovered in the winning poems from StAnza's annual Children's Poetry Competition on display in The Byre foyer throughout the festival.

Byre Theatre, St Andrews

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Free

No sponsor Part of StAnza: Scotland's Poetry Festival.

Thu 5 Mar 2015

Free

No sponsor Part of StAnza: Scotland's Poetry Festival.

Fri 6 Mar 2015

Free

No sponsor Part of StAnza: Scotland's Poetry Festival.

…and 2 more dates until 8 Mar 2015

Chinese Calligraphy & Brush Painting Class

Learn the ancient art of calligraphy and brush painting under course leader Chi Zhang. Suitable for both beginners and improvers. Cost includes all materials.

The Confucius Institute for Scotland, Edinburgh

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£150 (£125) / 0131 662 2180

Please note: this course runs from 20 Jan to 24 Mar 2014.

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£150 (£125) / 0131 662 2180

Please note: this course runs from 20 Jan to 24 Mar 2014.

Tue 17 Mar 2015

£150 (£125) / 0131 662 2180

Please note: this course runs from 20 Jan to 24 Mar 2014.

Tue 24 Mar 2015

£150 (£125) / 0131 662 2180

Please note: this course runs from 20 Jan to 24 Mar 2014.

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Classical Art: The Legacy of the Ancients

Contemporary and classical art celebrating the enduring legacy of the classical era.

McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 01382 307200

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 01382 307200

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 01382 307200

…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Contemporary Visions V

A selection of contemporary works in various media from Luke Armitstead, Peter Baader, Austin Ballard, Jose Carlos Naranjo, Jonny Green, Max Olofsson, Felicity Hammond, Oliver Hickmet and Alan Sastre.

Beers Contemporary, London EC1V

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7502 9078

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7502 9078

Thu 5 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7502 9078

…and 2 more dates until 7 Mar 2015

David Lynch: Naming

An exhibition by the American film and television director, and artist, which explores how he uses 'naming' in various disciplines, including drawings, film, and photography, from the late 1960s until the present.

mima – Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 01642 726720

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 01642 726720

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Free / 01642 726720

…and 19 more dates until 26 Mar 2015

Justin Mortimer

Justin Mortimer's canvases have been described as history painting for the present age, fragmented scenes hinting at social and political upheaval, and detailing unspecified acts of human cruelty and suffering.

Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham

Sat 7 Mar 2015

Djanogly Art Gallery

Free / 0115 846 7777

Sun 8 Mar 2015

Djanogly Art Gallery

Free / 0115 846 7777

Mon 9 Mar 2015

Djanogly Art Gallery

Free / 0115 846 7777

…and 22 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Landscape Journeys By Louis Turpin

The artist presents a series of paintings which have been inspired in part by the gardens at Sissinghurst Castle

Fosse Gallery Fine Art, Cheltenham

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 01451 831319

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 01451 831319

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Free / 01451 831319

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