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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

Wed 4 Mar

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

Thu 5 Mar

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

Fri 6 Mar

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

…and 45 more dates until 20 Apr

V&A Museum of Design Dundee: Design in Motion

V&A Museum of Design Dundee goes on the road with the Travelling Gallery in this major touring exhibition, bringing Scotland's design heritage and present-day design work to venues all over the country. A Design Scotland app for iOS and Android enables you to track the exhibition's progress. Featured designers include…

An Lanntair Arts Centre and Cinema, Isle of Lewis

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 01851 708480

Aqualibrium, Campbeltown

Sat 9 May

Free / 01586 551212

Cenotaph, Paisley

Wed 27 May

Free

Also on at:

…and at 14 other places

Gray's School of Art: Fourth Year Painting Exhibition

Work by final-year Painting students from Gray's School of Art, in advance of their degree show later in the year.

St Margaret's House, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 0131 661 1924

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 0131 661 1924

Mon 9 Mar

Free / 0131 661 1924

…and 12 more dates until 21 Mar

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

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

…and 80 more dates until 25 May

Anna Geerdes: As far as the eye can see

Paintings from Dutch-born recent graduate of Gray's School of Art in Aberdeen.

Compass Gallery, Glasgow

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 0141 221 6370

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0141 221 6370

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 0141 221 6370

…and 18 more dates until 28 Mar back to top

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

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 0141 562 2400

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 0141 562 2400

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0141 562 2400

…and 67 more dates until 23 May

Richard Long: The Spike Island Tapes

Relief prints by the British land artist.

Alan Cristea Gallery, London W1S

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 020 7439 1866

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 020 7439 1866

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 020 7439 1866

…and 23 more dates until 2 Apr

Sunday In The Park With Ed

Taking Edouard Manet's Le Dejeuner sur l'Herbe as a starting point, the group show asks artists to look at what is transgressive in their own practice, questioning whether the radicalism present in Manet's work has been truly taken forward.

Display, London EC1A

Sat 7 Mar

Free

Tue 10 Mar

Free

Sat 14 Mar

Free

…and 4 more dates until 28 Mar

Alexander Goudie: Tam O'Shanter

Works on paper from Goudie's monumental Tam O'Shanter cycle.

Lillie Art Gallery, Glasgow

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 0141 956 5536

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 0141 956 5536

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0141 956 5536

…and 8 more dates until 18 Mar

Body Works

Life drawings made by participants in the Saturday life drawing sessions at the gallery.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Body Works Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 19:00 Body Works Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Body Works Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh
…and 86 more dates until 31 May back to top

David Rushton: Berlin, 1989

Images of Berlin in 1989 taken from the Eastern side, contrasting with the normally jubilant images taken at that period on the Western side.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 0131 560 1581

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 0131 560 1581

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0131 560 1581

…and 16 more dates until 22 Mar

Desire: Jewellery & Silversmithing Fair

Jewellery and silverwork by contemporary artists and designers.

Chelsea Old Town Hall, London SW3

Fri 6 Mar

£6 / 0207 361 3164

Sat 7 Mar

£6 / 0207 361 3164

Sun 8 Mar

£6 / 0207 361 3164

Twenty Eight – The Collective Pop-up

A Stockbridge-based pop-up shop featuring work from designers, artists, poets, milliners, dressmakers, illustrators, ceramicists and other creative types.

Twenty Eight, Edinburgh

Wed 4 Mar

Thu 5 Mar

Fri 6 Mar

…and 20 more dates until 29 Mar

Dwellings: An exhibition by Carlos Reyes-Manzo

As part of a cycle of events organised by Birkbeck's Politics Department on the London housing crisis, this exhibition brings together some 50 photographs by the internationally acclaimed Chilean photographer Carlos Reyes-Manzo.

University of London, WC1H

Wed 4 Mar

Free

Thu 5 Mar

Free

Fri 6 Mar

Free

…and 10 more dates until 20 Mar

Kurt Jackson: Place

Kurt Jackson's latest touring exhibition, Place, launched at Southampton City Art Gallery sees him collaborating with 32 writers from a diverse range of backgrounds, including Robert Macfarlane, Richard Mabey, Alice Oswald and Helen Dunmore.

Southampton City Art Gallery

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 023 8083 2277

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 023 8083 2277

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 023 8083 2277

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 023 8083 2277

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Laura Aldridge: California wow!

An installation drawing on sculpture, textile, print and ceramics to engage with the relationship between art, craft and performance.

Tramway, Glasgow

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 0845 330 3501

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 0845 330 3501

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0845 330 3501

…and 14 more dates until 22 Mar

Magne Furuholmen: Peeling A Glass Onion

A tapestry made by the studio's expert weavers, based on a print entitled Glass Onion made by the Norwegian artist. Trivia fact: although one of Norway's most distinguished visual artists, Magne Furuholmen is possibly better known as the keyboard player in A-ha, and has a parallel career as a songwriter and music producer.

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0131 550 3660

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 0131 550 3660

Mon 9 Mar

Free / 0131 550 3660

…and 41 more dates until 25 Apr

The Age Of Liberty

Fashion and textile exhibition featuring the rich and exotic opulence of a glamorous silhouette.

Ulster Museum, Belfast

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 0845 608 0000

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 0845 608 0000

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0845 608 0000

…and 38 more dates until 19 Apr

The Art Of A Nation

The story of Irish art from 1900 to the present day featuring work by Aloysius O'Kelly, Sir John Lavery, Sean Keating, Jack B. Yeats, Paul and Grace Henry, Louis le Brocquy, Colin Middleton, Sean Scully and many more.

Mall Galleries, London SW1Y

Wed 13 May

Free / 020 7930 6844

Thu 14 May

Free / 020 7930 6844

Fri 15 May

Free / 020 7930 6844

…and 16 more dates until 31 May

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

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 0141 287 3050

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 0141 287 3050

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0141 287 3050

…and 476 more dates until 24 Jun 2016 back to top

Bob Barron - Works In Card And Slate

An exhibition of 32 works that make extraordinary use of old, worn roof slates and throwaway packaging card, which are transformed into collages that are elegant and alluring. Relatively simple in content, they resonate an understated beauty.

The University Of Winchester

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 01962 841515

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 01962 841515

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 01962 841515

…and 2 more dates until 8 Mar

Eight Sculptures by Joan Miro

A unique exhibition of eight sculptures and six prints by Catalan artist Joan Miro in aid of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the Miro foundation. Free admission, open to the public.

Dickinson, London SW1Y

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 020 7493 0340

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 020 7493 0340

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 020 7493 0340

…and 18 more dates until 1 Apr

Ismael Teira

Spanish artist investigates the ghosts of Argyle House, the former office block that now houses artist studios, workshops and the gallery itself.

Interviewroom 11, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar

Free

Sat 14 Mar

Free

Sat 21 Mar

Free

Sat 28 Mar

Free

Margaret Watkins: Glasgow in the 1930s II

Images of Glasgow from the distinguished Canadian-born photographer.

The Hidden Lane Gallery, Glasgow

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 07760 669011

Sat 14 Mar

Free / 07760 669011

Sat 21 Mar

Free / 07760 669011

…and 2 more dates until 4 Apr

Mouna Rebeiz: Le Tarbouche

The first solo exhibition in London by Sorbonne-educated Lebanese artist, featuring female nudes wearing the traditional symbol of Ottoman masculinity, the tarbouche (better known in the English-speaking world as the fez, beloved headgear of the 11th Doctor in Doctor Who.)

Saatchi Gallery, London SW3

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 020 7811 3070

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 020 7811 3070

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 020 7811 3070

…and 3 more dates until 9 Mar back to top