March, Visual art

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Grayson Perry: Who Are You?

A display of new works including a self-portrait and a tapestry, which tie in with the artist's Channel Four TV series of the same name. The portraits include politician Chris Huhne, a young female-to-male transsexual, Northern Ireland Loyalist marchers and X-Factor contestant Rylan Clark.

National Portrait Gallery, London WC2H

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Room 32

Free / 020 7312 2463

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Room 32

Free / 020 7312 2463

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Room 32

Free / 020 7312 2463

…and 12 more dates until 15 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

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 0141 287 2550

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 0141 287 2550

…and 18 more dates until 21 Mar 2015

The Egyptians Return

See our stunning Ancient Egypt Collection on display in our new Gallery opening this October.

The Atkinson, Southport

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 01704 533333

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 01704 533333

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 01704 533333

…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

In Another Light

During the coming dark months, Meadow Arts and National Trust present In Another Light, a contemporary art programme incorporating live events and exhibited artworks at Croft Castle, revealing hidden dimensions of this ancient place.

National Trust: Croft Castle, Leominster

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£3.50–£9.50 / 01568 780246

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£3.50–£9.50 / 01568 780246

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£3.50–£9.50 / 01568 780246

Lochwinnoch Arts Festival

Lochwinnoch's annual arts festival is a celebration of music, art, dancing and theatre. Last year's attractions include performances from Theatre Guild Glasgow, music from the Capitol Big Band, Charlie Gorman, Billy Hampson, and The Factory Street Saxophone Quartet.

Various venues: Lochwinnoch

Wed 18 Mar 2015

Times & prices vary

Thu 19 Mar 2015

Times & prices vary

Fri 20 Mar 2015

Times & prices vary

…and 9 more dates until 29 Mar 2015 back to top

Maisie Broadhead: Peepers

Artist who was awarded a prestigious Jerwood Makers Open commission creates an installation, in which giant photographic faces peer in through the windows of the gallery at the viewer.

Royal Pavilion, Brighton

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 01273 290900

Staffordshire Hoard Gallery

A gallery housing an extensive collection of artefacts from the Staffordshire Hoard, shown alongside displays providing an insight into how they were made.

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 0121 464 8887

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 0121 464 8887

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 0121 464 8887

…and 28 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

Caroline Achaintre

Display of ceramic masks and large-scale wall-based textiles which are assembled to create an atmosphere of threat and the absurd.

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

…and 24 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

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015 back to top

Edinburgh International Festival of Middle Eastern Spirituality and Peace

For the twelfth year the Middle East Festival draws together people from a wide range of spiritual backgrounds, cultures, traditions and communities to celebrate peace and mutual understanding via spiritual, educational, artistic and cultural events.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 331 4469

Sun 8 Mar 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 331 4469

Mon 9 Mar 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 331 4469

…and 20 more dates until 29 Mar 2015

Irma Blank: Breath Paintings

A selection of works from the series Radical Writings produced in the 1980s and 1990s which open up a discussion on language and signs.

MOSTYN, Llandudno

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 01492 879201

Leicester At War 1914 – 1915

Original artefacts, art works, photographs, documents, diaries and newspapers tells the story of life in the early years of the war both on the home front as well as the battle front.

New Walk Museum And Art Gallery, Leicester

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free / 0116 225 4900

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free / 0116 225 4900

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Free / 0116 225 4900

…and 28 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

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 back to top

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

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

…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

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 back to top

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

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 back to top