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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

Thu 2 Apr

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

Fri 3 Apr

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

Sat 4 Apr

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

…and 16 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

Thu 2 Apr

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

Fri 3 Apr

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

Sat 4 Apr

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

…and 6 more dates until 10 Apr

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

Thu 2 Apr

£4 (£2) / 0131 225 6671

Fri 3 Apr

£4 (£2) / 0131 225 6671

Sat 4 Apr

£4 (£2) / 0131 225 6671

…and 34 more dates until 8 May

Coelacanth - Real And Imagined Creatures

An exhibition of artwork by Lucy Pook and James Ballance, whose work respectively renders zoological creatures and imagined monsters, which when set amongst disparate backgrounds, creates a sense of the uncanny.

Shipton Street Gallery, London E2

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 020 7729 3739

Sun 12 Apr

Free / 020 7729 3739

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 020 7729 3739

Sun 26 Apr

Free / 020 7729 3739

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

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 0131 557 2479

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 0131 557 2479

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 0131 557 2479

…and 35 more dates until 23 May back to top

Unity Spencer

Born to the legacy and shadow of her famous parents, Stanley Spencer and Hilda Cardine, Unity Spencer's extraordinary life story has created some of the strongest work in British Art in the last century, which is now being recognised by the public.

The Fine Art Society, London W1S

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 020 7629 5116

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 020 7629 5116

Mon 6 Apr

Free / 020 7629 5116

…and 9 more dates until 17 Apr

Up, Down and Around

Collaboration between students from two different art schools: the GSA in Glasgow and the Kunsthøgskolen in Bergen, Norway.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 0141 287 3050

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 0141 287 3050

…and 8 more dates until 12 Apr

Art Makes Teachers Powerful

This show has been organised by current PGCE art and design students studying at UCL Institute of Education.

Menier Gallery, London SE1

Wed 8 Apr

Free / 0207 407 3222

Thu 9 Apr

Free / 0207 407 3222

Fri 10 Apr

Free / 0207 407 3222

Sat 11 Apr

Free / 0207 407 3222

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

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 0141 562 2400

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 0141 562 2400

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 0141 562 2400

…and 42 more dates until 23 May

Susie Leiper: The Living Mountain

Paintings inspired by Nan Shepherd's seminal book The Living Mountain.

Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 0131 557 1020

Mon 6 Apr

Free / 0131 557 1020

Tue 7 Apr

Free / 0131 557 1020

…and 13 more dates until 22 Apr back to top

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

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

…and 51 more dates until 25 May

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

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 29 more dates until 3 May

Christine Borland and Brody Conlon: Circles of Focus

Collaborative artwork exploring human body donation as a site for artistic research and practice.

CCA, Glasgow

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 0141 352 4900

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 0141 352 4900

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0141 352 4900

…and 36 more dates until 17 May

Dunbar Street Art Trail

Walk the streets of Dunbar looking at art.

Various venues: Dunbar

Sat 18 Apr

Free / 01450 218 121

Ellesmere National Art Exhibition 2015

We will be holding our fourth National Art Exhibition and sale of works, with more than 75 professional artists and sculptors exhibiting over 300 pieces from Wednesday 27th May through to Sunday 31st May 2015.

Ellesmere College

Thu 28 May

Free

Fri 29 May

Free

Sat 30 May

Free

Sun 31 May

Free

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Margaret Watkins: Glasgow in the 1930s II

Images of Glasgow from the distinguished Canadian-born photographer.

The Hidden Lane Gallery, Glasgow

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 07760 669011

Adriano Candelori

Terracotta sculptures by the Italian artist focusing on the two series of Craftsman at work.

National Waterfront Museum, Swansea

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 02920 573600

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 02920 573600

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 02920 573600

…and 99 more dates until 12 Jul

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

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 281 more dates until 10 Jan 2016

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

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 07532 171842

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 07532 171842

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 07532 171842

…and 11 more dates until 19 Apr

Eugenie Vronskaya: Still Spot in a Turning World

Paintings by the acclaimed Edinburgh-based Russian artist of the household around her.

The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 0131 558 1200

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 0131 558 1200

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 0131 558 1200

…and 20 more dates until 28 Apr back to top

Frank Walter

Work by Antiguan artist (1926–2009), one of the most intriguing Caribbean artists of the past 50 years.

Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 0131 556 4441

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 0131 556 4441

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 0131 556 4441

…and 42 more dates until 23 May

The Other Wall: Amador Montes

RAMM is celebrating the Year of Mexico in the United Kingdom 2015 with an exhibition by Mexican painter Amador Montes.

Royal Albert Memorial Museum And Art Gallery, Exeter

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 01392 665858

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 01392 665858

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 01392 665858

…and 15 more dates until 22 Apr

Spitalfields Arts Market

Affordable works direct from established and up and coming artists in myriad media including paintings and photography, displayed in a bustling outdoor market.

Spitalfields E1 Arts Market, London E1

Thu 2 Apr

Free

Fri 3 Apr

Free

Sat 4 Apr

Free

…and 57 more dates until 20 Dec

Fifty Chefs - The Hands That Feed London

Fifty Chefs - The Hands that Feed London, is an exhibition of London chef images from photographer/artist Katie Wilson, showcasing at the Londonnewcastle Project Space in Shoreditch, 3rd -16th April. Profits will be donated to charity, FareShare.

The Gallery in Redchurch Street, London E2

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 020 7287 8408

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 020 7287 8408

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 020 7287 8408

…and 9 more dates until 16 Apr

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

Fri 10 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

Sat 11 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

Sun 12 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

…and 126 more dates until 16 Aug back to top