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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

Mon 30 Mar

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

Tue 31 Mar

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

Wed 1 Apr

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

…and 19 more dates until 20 Apr

Cinderella: The Exhibition

Original costumes designed by Sandy Powell and props from Disney's new live action film of the classic fairytale directed by Kenneth Branagh, including Cinderella's glass slipper, which was made from a solid Swarovski crystal with 221 facets in a light-reflecting Crystal Blue Aurora Borealis coating.

Leicester Square, London WC2H

Sun 29 Mar

Free, ticketed, adv booking recommended at www.ticketmaster.co.uk

Mon 30 Mar

Free, ticketed, adv booking recommended at www.ticketmaster.co.uk

Tue 31 Mar

Free, ticketed, adv booking recommended at www.ticketmaster.co.uk

…and 10 more dates until 10 Apr

Dunbar Street Art Trail

Walk the streets of Dunbar looking at art.

Various venues: Dunbar

Sat 18 Apr

Free / 01450 218 121

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

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 0131 624 6200

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0131 624 6200

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 284 more dates until 10 Jan 2016

Erich Salomon & Barbara Klemm: A Leap in Time

Work by two German photojournalists: Salomon (1886–1944) photographed the political and social elite, sometimes with a hidden camera, catching the rich and famous in unguarded moments; Klemm (b. 1939) recorded historic moments with unobtrusive skill and sensitivity, producing famous images of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Stills, Edinburgh

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 0131 622 6200

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0131 622 6200

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 0131 622 6200

…and 4 more dates until 5 Apr back to top

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

Mon 30 Mar

£4 (£2) / 0131 225 6671

Tue 31 Mar

£4 (£2) / 0131 225 6671

Wed 1 Apr

£4 (£2) / 0131 225 6671

…and 37 more dates until 8 May

Henry Fraser: Breathe

Paintings by the Edinburgh-based artist, aiming to convey 'the mystery and transience of the human condition'.

St Margaret's House, Edinburgh

Sun 29 Mar

Free / 0131 661 1924

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 0131 661 1924

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0131 661 1924

…and 12 more dates until 12 Apr

Michele Ciacciofera: I Hate The Indifferent

First solo show in the UK of this Italian artist concerned with breaking 'the wall of indifference' between the spectator and the work.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 0131 560 1581

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0131 560 1581

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 0131 560 1581

…and 29 more dates until 30 Apr

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

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 020 7887 8888

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 020 7887 8888

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 020 7887 8888

…and 27 more dates until 3 May

In Focus: Edward Burra – A Rye View

A review of the work of Edward Burra, one of the strangest and most reticent of 20th century artists.

Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 01424 728377

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 01424 728377

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 01424 728377

…and 67 more dates until 7 Jun back to top

Ambiguity

A solo exhibition by Dorothy Ann Simister.

Artsmill Limited, Hebden Bridge

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 01422 843 413

  • 11:00 – 16:00 Ambiguity Artsmill Limited, Hebden Bridge

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 01422 843 413

  • 11:00 – 16:00 Ambiguity Artsmill Limited, Hebden Bridge

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 01422 843 413

  • 11:00 – 16:00 Ambiguity Artsmill Limited, Hebden Bridge
…and 11 more dates until 12 Apr

Antony Gormley

Antony Gormley's installation of over 40,000 clay figures endures as one of his best-loved works. Set in the Victorian gothic revival splendour of 20-21's gallery spaces, Field for the British Isles promises a moving and unforgettable experience.

20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 01724 297070

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 01724 297070

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 01724 297070

…and 62 more dates until 27 Jun

Artist Rooms: Robert Mapplethorpe

Moving, arresting and truly significant work by prolific American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. Featuring ground-breaking portraiture of his contemporaries – Andy Warhol, Truman Capote and Patti Smith – and his iconic self-portraits.

Clydebank Museum, Glasgow

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 0141 562 2400

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0141 562 2400

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 0141 562 2400

…and 45 more dates until 23 May

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

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 0131 624 6200

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0131 624 6200

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 274 more dates until 31 Dec

Dark Matters

Art inspired by the themes of dark matter, the hypothetical matter which accounts for otherwise inexplicable gravitational effects, and dark energy, a widely accepted hypothetical form of energy which accelerates the expansion of the universe.

Edinburgh Printmakers

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0131 557 2479

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 0131 557 2479

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 0131 557 2479

…and 37 more dates until 23 May back to top

Intro to Drawing Anatomy for Yoga

Learn to draw human anatomy in order to understand the human body; perfect for trainee yoga teachers.

Meadowlark Star Studio, Edinburgh

Sat 23 May

£40–£40 (students/NHS employees/seniors £36; yoga teachers £34) / 0131 228 7581

Sat 6 Jun

£40–£40 (students/nhs employees/seniors £36; yoga teachers £34) / 0131 228 7581

Sun 16 Aug

£40 10% discount for Students/Senior Citizens (60+)/NHS employees and 15% for EUYS Members and Yoga Teachers (students/nhs employees/seniors £36… / 0131 228 7581

Lesley Banks

Glasgow-based artist presents images of Glasgow and Venice.

Skypark Glasgow

Mon 20 Apr

Free

Tue 21 Apr

Free

Wed 22 Apr

Free

…and 45 more dates until 6 Jun

Anna Somerville

Colourful, largely abstract paintings from Edinburgh-born artist.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 0131 560 1581

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0131 560 1581

Artists’ Open Studios and Exhibition

Coburg House Art Studios Seventy contemporary artists/makers open their studios to the public. Quality contemporary paintings, ceramics, jewellery, wooden boxes, textiles, weaving, metalwork, printmaking illustration/design, signwriting, architecture and landscape design. Also an exhibition in the gallery connected to…

Coburg House Studios, Edinburgh

Sat 8 Aug

Free / 0131 554 6888

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

Free / 0131 554 6888

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Ballet of the Palette

Twentieth-century paintings from the gallery collection, selected by contemporary artists Neil Clements, Lotte Gertz, Charlie Hammond, Louise Hopkins, Merlin James, Victoria Morton, Carol Rhodes, Tony Swain, Hanneline Visnes and George Ziffo.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 0141 287 3050

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0141 287 3050

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 0141 287 3050

…and 450 more dates until 24 Jun 2016 back to top

Beauty by Design: Fashioning the Renaissance

Work by contemporary fashion designers inspired by Old Master paintings, using materials such as lace that are associated with earlier periods, together with an exploration of Renaissance ideas of beauty and cosmetics.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 0131 624 6200

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0131 624 6200

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 32 more dates until 3 May

Beyond the Hype!

Darren Baker Gallery is pleased to announce a new show of Hyperrealist Art, opening this April and featuring our resident artist Darren Baker. This exhibition aims to delve a little deeper and go beyond the 'hype' surrounding Hyperrealism.

Darren Baker Gallery, London W1T

Fri 10 Apr

Free

Sat 11 Apr

Free

Sun 12 Apr

Free

…and 19 more dates until 1 May

Georgia Horgan: Machine Room

Writing, images and artifacts related to the proliferation of the textile industry in Scotland and how it affected witch hunting in the seventeenth century.

Collective Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0131 556 1264

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 0131 556 1264

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 0131 556 1264

…and 15 more dates until 19 Apr

Hoeyyn Ngu: How Many Lives

Paintings concerning the universal desire for happiness.

Hoeyyn Arts Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 07828 892210

Part of Traditional Chinese Arts Week.

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 07828 892210

Part of Traditional Chinese Arts Week.

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 07828 892210

Part of Traditional Chinese Arts Week.

…and 15 more dates until 22 Apr

Ingenious Impressions: The Coming of the Book

The first major UK exhibition to explore the history of the printed book, this features treasures from the University of Glasgow collection and focuses on themes such as the transition from vellum to paper, the identity and role of the first printers, the content of the earliest printed books and book ownership and…

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0141 330 4221

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 0141 330 4221

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 0141 330 4221

…and 69 more dates until 21 Jun back to top