Afternoon events, Visual art, Workshops

18 events

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Generation by Night

Early evening talks, demonstrations, hands-on art-making sessions, live music and other creative responses to the Generation art programme.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 11 Sep

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00
…and 16 more dates until 8 Jan 2015

Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Burlesque art class with a relaxed atmosphere, music, drinks and interesting models.

Stereo, Glasgow

Sun 14 Sep

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 12 Oct

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 9 Nov

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 14 Dec

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Saturday Life Drawing Class

Artist Graham Flack leads this drawing workshop; learn how others have portrayed the human figure, and then practise drawing from a life model yourself. Materials are supplied; suitable for all levels of experience. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 13 Sep

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 18 Oct

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 15 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 13 Dec

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 14:00 – 16:00

SEEP II: Mirrors & Mires

Visual art, poetry, performance and hair-cutting in this multi-disciplinary event.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Pay what you can

Guided tour for blind visitors.

  • 16:00 – 18:00

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Mon 22 Sep

£4–£5

Writing and performance workshop with Andra Simons

  • 13:00 – 16:30

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 7 more dates until 29 Sep

Adult Art Afternoons

Free classes to help you unleash your inner art beast. Booking is essential.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 14 Sep

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 11 more dates until 7 Dec back to top

Art Maker

Art Cart has had a makeover and is now Art Maker! Drop in to the gallery and make your own masterpiece using materials provided. Go four times and you can earn a badge. Ages 4–12.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

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

Creative Art Classes

Workshops for teenagers in all sorts of visual art disciplines, from t-shirt printing to pottery. Materials are included, and participants may use the classes as a space to work on an independent project. Ages 11–16.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Sat 13 Sep

£36 for 6 week session (£30) / 0300 300 1210

  • 14:00

Sat 20 Sep

£36 for 6 week session (£30) / 0300 300 1210

  • 14:00

Sat 27 Sep

£36 for 6 week session (£30) / 0300 300 1210

  • 14:00
…and 7 more dates until 29 Nov

Curtain Making Workshop

A workshop that teaches you window measuring; how to calculate fabric quantities, attach linings and heading tapes; and how to hem and arrange pleats? This means curtains for you. Booking is essential.

Remade in Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£22 (£18) / 0131 261 5904

10% early bird booking discount until Sun 5 October with booking code EB10.

Easel Sketching in the Gallery

If you feel inspired enough by the masterpieces in the gallery to try your hand at a bit of sketching, come along for a session led by artist Damian Callan. There's a different subject each month, and sometimes a live model.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 7 more dates until 12 Dec back to top

Gallery's Workshop: Storybook Creations

Create your own illustrated storybook using different art and craft materials, in this workshop for kids inspired by the screening of A Little Princess. Booking is essential.

Kirkcaldy Galleries

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 01592 583302

Ages 5–10. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Part of Kirkcaldy Film Festival.

  • 13:30 – 15:00

Introduction to Bookbinding

A ten-week introductory course in the basics of bookbinding.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Sat 6 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov, 2014, with no session on Sat 11 Oct.

Sat 13 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov, 2014, with no session on Sat 11 Oct.

Sat 20 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov, 2014, with no session on Sat 11 Oct.

…and 7 more dates until 15 Nov

Introduction to Printmaking

A ten-week course providing you with a wide range of practice in various forms of contemporary printmaking.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Sat 6 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov 2014.

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Sat 13 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov 2014.

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Sat 20 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov 2014.

  • 14:00 – 16:30
…and 7 more dates until 15 Nov

Japanese New Year Calligraphy Class

Learn Japanese calligraphy as you take part in the Japanese tradition of writing resolutions on a sheet of paper for the New Year.

Chisou Restaurant, London SW3

Sat 15 Nov

£35 / 020 7581 5257

Leather Jewellery Workshop

A three-hour workshop in which you punch, stitch and rivet re-purposed leather into wearable art (otherwise known as jewellery).

Remade in Edinburgh

Sun 28 Sep

£22 (£18) / 0131 261 5904

Make and Mend Upcycling Course

A five-week course that takes discarded materials and turns them into a useful and beautiful object for your home using a variety of craft techniques.

Craigroyston High School, Edinburgh

Thu 25 Sep

£26 for five-week term (£14–£15) / 0131 477 7801

Thu 2 Oct

£26 for five-week term (£14–£15) / 0131 477 7801

Thu 9 Oct

£26 for five-week term (£14–£15) / 0131 477 7801

…and 2 more dates until 23 Oct

Peg Loom Weaving

Learn rag rug techniques at this one-day workshop, including fabric preparation, weaving and finishing. There is the option to buy your own loom for £20.

Remade in Edinburgh

Sun 7 Sep

£15–£18 / 0131 261 5904

  • 14:30 – 17:00

Watercolour Art Classes

Informal class in watercolour techniques for beginners to advanced students.

Eric Liddell Centre, Edinburgh

Mon 8 Sep

£5.50 / 0131 447 4520

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Mon 15 Sep

£5.50 / 0131 447 4520

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Mon 22 Sep

£5.50 / 0131 447 4520

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 12 more dates until 15 Dec