Afternoon events, Visual art, Workshops

20 events

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The Generator

An art lab for kids aged 4+. Feel free to explore and imagine the art of the future.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Jul

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Fri 25 Jul

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Sat 26 Jul

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30
…and 22 more dates until 17 Aug

Adult Art Afternoons

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

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 17 more dates until 7 Dec

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, Glasgow

Thu 7 Aug

Free / 0141 276 1625

Today, bring along a personal object and help create a Pop-up Museum Exhibition experience.

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 0141 276 1625

Today, create an ink or acrylic landscape after taking inspiration from the Chinese Sung Dynasty landscapes .

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0141 276 1625

Get your hands dirty at today's 'Creative Clay' session.

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Assemble: An International Print Workshop

An exhibition with participatory aspects spanning two venues, with the chance for the whole family to get hands on with printing by designing a flag. Aritst Rachel Barron leads the proceedings. Note: aprons are provided, as the dye may stain clothes.

Govanhill Baths, Glasgow

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0141 433 2999

Closing event. Part of Festival 2014.

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Painting Workshops for Young Artists

Put on your painting smock and get to work painting with real artist acrylics and brushes, with a focus on creating magical and fantastical landscapes.

Stockbridge Library, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Jul

£15 / 0131 529 5665

  • 15:30 – 16:30

Thu 31 Jul

£15 / 0131 529 5665

  • 15:30 – 16:30

Adult Art Classes

Tutored art activities in painting, drawing and design. Booking is essential.

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0141 276 9300

Today, it's a printmaking taster session. No experience necessary.

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0141 276 9300

The Clay Way – A beginners' workshop for those who have never used air-drying clay before.

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0141 276 9300

The Clay Way – A beginners' workshop for those who have never used air-drying clay before.

  • 13:00 – 16:00
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Bicentenary of the Strathnaver Clearances: Spinning Demonstration

Discover the art of spinning and try your hand at it. Warning: spinning can involve hazardous pricks to the finger, leading to 100-year-long sleep followed by unexpected marriage to minor royalty.

Strathnaver Museum, Thurso

Tue 5 Aug

Price included in cost of museum admission

Part of Strathnaver Clearances Bicentenary.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Create Your Own Comic

Hosted by Canongate Create your very own comic strip in this unique, fun art class, led by Creative Director of Graphic Scotland, Ariadne Cass-Maran. With live models and inspiring stories, Ariadne will help bring your characters to life and enlighten you on the techniques required to create your very own comic strip.

Hendrick's Carnival of Knowledge, Edinburgh

Thu 7 Aug

The Odditorium

£12

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School

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

Stereo, Glasgow

Sun 10 Aug

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 14 Sep

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 12 Oct

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 2 more dates until 14 Dec

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 28 Aug

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Family Filmmaking Workshop: Holly Antrum

An improvisational film workshop with Holly Antrum, responding to her installation at Grand Union. The workshop includes elements of drawing, body movement and sound recording. Booking is essential.

Grand Union, Birmingham

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 0121 643 9079

Part of Warwick Summer Fete.

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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

Jencks Landforms Adult Workshop

A chance for adults to get in on the vibrant education at Jupiter Artland. Sketch Charles Jencks' iconic Life Mound, create clay models and build your own landform out of earth. Ages 16+.

Jupiter Artland, Wilkieston

Sat 26 Jul

£12 / 01506 889900

Kalopsia Collective: Words, Pattern and Coding

Workshops that explore contemporary textile practice from the Edinburgh-based art collective.

CCA, Glasgow

Fri 25 Jul

Over-16s only

£5 (£3) / 0141 352 4900

  • 12:30
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Mixed Media Memories

Turn your memories into works of art. Don't forget to bring something personal which can be physically incorporated into the work.

Lauderdale House, London N6

Tue 12 Aug

£120 (£85) / 020 8348 8716

Please note: This course runs 12–15 Aug 2014.

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Wed 13 Aug

£120 (£85) / 020 8348 8716

Please note: This course runs 12–15 Aug 2014.

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Thu 14 Aug

£120 (£85) / 020 8348 8716

Please note: This course runs 12–15 Aug 2014.

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Fri 15 Aug

£120 (£85) / 020 8348 8716

Please note: This course runs 12–15 Aug 2014.

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Plant Dye Workshop

Create dyes from natural plant dyes all grown on site using ancient techniques, with tuition from artist Deisa Centazzo.

Free Space Gallery, London NW5

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 07950 695699

  • 14:30 – 16:00

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 23 Aug

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Watercolour Art Classes

Informal class in watercolour techniques for beginners to advanced students.

Eric Liddell Centre, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

£5.50 / 0131 447 4520

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Mon 4 Aug

£5.50 / 0131 447 4520

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Mon 11 Aug

£5.50 / 0131 447 4520

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 18 more dates until 15 Dec

World Learning Crafts with Tootoomoo

Craft activities promoting world learning from local pan-Asian restaurant Tootoomoo.

Lauderdale House, London N6

Tue 5 Aug

£3 / 020 8348 8716

Ages 3–7.

  • 14:00 – 15:00

Wed 6 Aug

£3 / 020 8348 8716

Ages 3–7.

  • 14:00 – 15:00

Thu 7 Aug

£3 / 020 8348 8716

Ages 3–7.

  • 14:00 – 15:00

Fri 8 Aug

£3 / 020 8348 8716

Ages 3–7.

  • 14:00 – 15:00