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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 19 Apr

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

Mon 20 Apr

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

Naked Eye: Pop-up Exhibition

Live performance engaging with the human body, with video projections involving nudity.

St Margaret's House, Edinburgh

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 0131 661 1924

Bags of Art

Collect a bag of art activities from the art station, and you and your family can explore the gallery with its help and make your own art. Ages 4–12.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Bags of Art Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Sun 17 May

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Bags of Art Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Chelsea Art Fair

Chic boutique art fair in the heart of Chelsea. Around 30 of the most respected modern and contemporary art galleries from around the country show their highlights of original Contemporary works of art - many shown for the first time.

Chelsea Old Town Hall, London SW3

Sun 19 Apr

£6 / 0207 361 3164

RSA New Contemporaries 2015

The RSA's annual show of work by 72 graduates from the 2014 degree shows in art schools around the country, one of the art calendar's most important showcases for emerging talent.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Sun 19 Apr

£4 (£2) / 0131 225 6671

Mon 20 Apr

£4 (£2) / 0131 225 6671

Tue 21 Apr

£4 (£2) / 0131 225 6671

…and 17 more dates until 8 May back to top

Made In Sweden – The Final Cut Of The Rammstein Ideal

The result of joining these two fantastic personalities has been these awesome art-drawings, which transmit the magic voice and tragic performance, the creative world and incomparable artistic technique of Carl Wassa Lubeck.

Westminster Station, London SW1A

Mon 1 Jun

Free

Tue 2 Jun

Free

Wed 3 Jun

Free

…and 11 more dates until 14 Jun

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 21 Apr

£5 / 0131 247 4704

Tue 28 Apr

£5 / 0131 247 4704

Tue 5 May

£5 / 0131 247 4704

…and 33 more dates until 22 Dec

The Flying Duck, Glasgow

Tue 21 Apr

£5 / 0141 564 1450

Tue 28 Apr

£5 / 0141 564 1450

Tue 5 May

£5 / 0141 564 1450

…and 33 more dates until 22 Dec

Redd Function Suite, Dundee

Tue 21 Apr

£5

Tue 28 Apr

£5

Tue 5 May

£5

…and 34 more dates until 29 Dec

Edinburgh College of Art: SHOW 2015

Spot the next Alexander McQueen amid the annual glitz and glam of the ECA fashion show, which features the work of graduating fashion, costume and textile students.

Edinburgh College of Art

Thu 23 Apr

Free / 0131 473 2000

Fri 24 Apr

Free / 0131 473 2000

Sat 25 Apr

£12 / 0131 473 2000

The Bigger Picture

The BBC's Big Painting Challenge contestants present their work.

Lauderdale House, London N6

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 020 8348 8716

Wed 22 Apr

Free / 020 8348 8716

Thu 23 Apr

Free / 020 8348 8716

Fri 24 Apr

Free / 020 8348 8716

Consume - Leonita Gallery

A spellbinding collection of contemporary art inspired by the UK's innate obsession with consumerism and popular culture, featuring original works created by a new wave of pioneering urban artists, including homegrown British talent Schoony.

Leontia Gallery, London EC2A

Fri 1 May

Free

Sat 2 May

Free

Sun 3 May

Free

…and 9 more dates until 12 May back to top

Contemporary Craft Fair

A treasure trove of some of the finest, handmade art and craft created by some of the very best craftsmen and artists in the UK. Beautiful, original, unique handcrafted work of the very best standards of craftsmanship.

Kent College, Canterbury

Sun 19 Apr

£4

Fully Fashioned: The Pringle of Scotland Story

An exhibition exploring the central role Pringle has played in the production and design of knitwear in Scotland and around the world.

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

Mon 20 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

Tue 21 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

…and 117 more dates until 16 Aug

Kate Flood: New Paintings

Kate Flood - Exhibition of New Paintings at 44AD Artspace, 4 Abbey Street, Bath, BA1 1NN from April 21st - 25th 2015. Meet the Artist on the evening of 21st April 6 - 8pm.

44AD Art Gallery and Artists Studios, Bath

Tue 21 Apr

Free

Wed 22 Apr

Free

Thu 23 Apr

Free

Fri 24 Apr

Free

O2: Masters Re-Mastered

Re-imaginings of famous paintings.

Pure Evil Gallery, London EC2A

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 020 7729 2866

Mon 20 Apr

Free / 020 7729 2866

Tue 21 Apr

Free / 020 7729 2866

…and 2 more dates until 23 Apr

Paul Catherall: 15 Years Of Lincuts

A solo exhibition by Paul Catherall, known for his iconic linocuts of London cityscapes and London Transport posters.

For Arts Sake, London W5

Sun 19 Apr

Free

Mon 20 Apr

Free

Tue 21 Apr

Free

…and 26 more dates until 17 May back to top

Daniel Domig: The Heart is a Prideful Beast

Expressive quasi-figurative paintings, the first UK show from Canada-born artist who studied in Vienna.

Warburton Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 07532 171842

Gillian Ayres: New Paintings and Prints

Alan Cristea Gallery to unveil a new series of works, alongside historic paintings, spanning the career of Gillian Ayres RA CBE. Now in her 85th year Ayres continues to produce a considerable body of work with unceasing vibrancy and energy.

Alan Cristea Gallery, London W1S

Mon 20 Apr

Free / 020 7439 1866

Tue 21 Apr

Free / 020 7439 1866

Wed 22 Apr

Free / 020 7439 1866

…and 33 more dates until 30 May

Hidden Visions

Hidden Visions is a group exhibition involving the artwork of 7 young artists from in and around London who have all been affected by and tackle the subject of mental illness in their work.

Chelsea Old Town Hall, London SW3

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 0207 361 3164

The Leontia Gallery Pop Up Gallery

A pop-up showcasing art works.

Leontia Gallery, London EC2A

Thu 30 Apr

Free

Fri 1 May

Free

Sat 2 May

Free

…and 10 more dates until 12 May

Nostalgia

A group exhibition inspired by Andrei Tarkovsky's film penultimate film Nostalgia. The work relates to the themes of language, identity,suffering and translation. The show is a mixture of Painting, photography and sound.

Art Hub Gallery, London SE8

Thu 14 May

Free

  • 18:00 – 21:00 Nostalgia Art Hub Gallery, London

Sun 17 May

Free

  • 13:00 – 17:00 Nostalgia Art Hub Gallery, London
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Ross Sutherland: Standby For Tape Backup

In this one-man show, Ross Sutherland takes one of his granddad’s old videotapes and remixes it to create an audiovisual poem.

Shoreditch Town Hall, London EC1V

Tue 28 Apr

Council Chamber

£12.50 / 020 7739 6176

Wed 29 Apr

Council Chamber

£12.50 / 020 7739 6176

Thu 30 Apr

Council Chamber

£12.50 / 020 7739 6176

…and 2 more dates until 2 May

After The Animal

SVA artists take residency in an empty shop front, exhibiting their contemporary works. Featuring work by Jo Casling, Adam White, Holly Marsh, and others.

29 High Street, Stroud

Sun 19 Apr

Free

Mon 20 Apr

Free

Tue 21 Apr

Free

…and 9 more dates until 30 Apr

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 19 Apr

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Mon 20 Apr

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Tue 21 Apr

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

…and 34 more dates until 25 May

ARTIST ROOMS: Roy Lichtenstein

A three-room display of the work of Roy Lichtenstein (1923–1997), the man who made Ben-Day dots into his signature style. This display brings together for the first time works by the wittiest of the pop artists.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

Mon 20 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

Tue 21 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 264 more dates until 10 Jan 2016

Arts Lounge Gallery

An art space and gallery with a lounge theme.

Arts Lounge, Swaffham

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 01760 723624

Mon 20 Apr

Free / 01760 723624

Tue 21 Apr

Free / 01760 723624

…and 245 more dates until 22 Dec back to top