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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 5 Apr

£4 (£2) / 0131 225 6671

Sun 12 Apr

£4 (£2) / 0131 225 6671

Sun 19 Apr

£4 (£2) / 0131 225 6671

…and 2 more dates until 3 May

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 31 Mar

£5 / 0131 247 4704

Tue 7 Apr

£5 / 0131 247 4704

Tue 14 Apr

£5 / 0131 247 4704

…and 36 more dates until 22 Dec

The Flying Duck, Glasgow

Tue 31 Mar

£5 / 0141 564 1450

Tue 7 Apr

£5 / 0141 564 1450

Tue 14 Apr

£5 / 0141 564 1450

…and 36 more dates until 22 Dec

Redd Function Suite, Dundee

Tue 31 Mar

£5

Tue 7 Apr

£5

Tue 14 Apr

£5

…and 37 more dates until 29 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

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 0131 557 2479

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Little Book Transfers: Stalk

Illustrated boards and prints of foliage and nudes, from Mairi Hutchinson, Nikki McGuigan and Hollie Russell.

The Good Spirits Co., Glasgow

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0141 258 8427

Sun 12 Apr

Free / 0141 258 8427

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 0141 258 8427

Mehdi Ghadyanloo: Perception

Work by Iranian artist whose colourful and surreal wall murals brightened up many tower blocks in Tehran.

Howard Griffin Gallery, London E1

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 020 7739 9970

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 020 7739 9970

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 020 7739 9970

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 020 7739 9970

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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 11 Apr

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Sat 16 May

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Season of Photography Opening Lecture

Sean O'Hagan gives his views on contemporary photography as part of the 2015 Season of Photography.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Apr

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

£5 (£4) / 0131 624 6200

Calling The Shots: Amateur Photography Club

A monthly club in the Hastings area for snap happy amateur photographers.

Jenny Lind, Hastings

Wed 1 Apr

Prices to be confirmed

Wed 6 May

Prices to be confirmed

Wed 3 Jun

Prices to be confirmed

…and 6 more dates until 2 Dec

The Colour of Life

Work by gallery artists.

Velvet Easel Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0131 629 1121

Sun 12 Apr

Free / 0131 629 1121

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 0131 629 1121

…and 10 more dates until 28 Jun

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 18 more dates until 22 Apr back to top

Maggi Hambling: War Requiem & Aftermath

Site-specific installation, sculpture, painting and film by the British artist.

Somerset House, London WC2R

Tue 31 Mar

Inigo Rooms

Free / 020 7845 4600

Wed 1 Apr

Inigo Rooms

Free / 020 7845 4600

Thu 2 Apr

Inigo Rooms

Free / 020 7845 4600

…and 51 more dates until 31 May

Ross Hamilton Frew: Locus of Points

Drawings and prints using paper stock made from pulped books.

CCA, Glasgow

Sun 5 Apr

Intermedia Gallery

Free / 0141 352 4900

Strange Attraction

Strange Attraction is an exhibition of six emerging and established contemporary artists' work at the A.P.T Gallery, Deptford, London. The exhibition will showcase: painting, drawing, sculpture and installation. Entrance to the exhibition is free.

APT Gallery, London SE8

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 07887 780274

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 07887 780274

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 07887 780274

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 07887 780274

The Artist and the Sea

Images of the sea by generations of Scottish artists, drawn from the Centre's collection.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

Sun 4 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

Sun 11 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

…and 29 more dates until 8 May 2016

David McDiarmid: Projection

Sculptural installation by Edinburgh-based artist interested in the concept of megalomania in architecture.

Interviewroom 11, Edinburgh

Fri 10 Apr

Free

Wed 15 Apr

Free

Thu 16 Apr

Free

…and 4 more dates until 24 Apr back to top

Judah Passow: Scots Jews – Identity, Belonging and the Future

Images of Scotland's Jewish community, from the Borders to Shetland.

Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0141 552 2151

Sun 12 Apr

Free / 0141 552 2151

Keith Allan and Tomas Downes: Never Spotted Leopard

Joint show from Copenhagen-based artists.

David Dale Gallery and Studios, Glasgow

Sat 11 Apr

Free / 0141 258 9124

Thu 16 Apr

Free / 0141 258 9124

Fri 17 Apr

Free / 0141 258 9124

…and 10 more dates until 9 May

LateLab: Beauty by Design

Discussions of the Beauty by Design exhibition.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 17 Apr

£10 (£8) / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

The Many Faces Of Harlequin

John Fortnum presents sculpture works, experimenting with new approaches and using a wide range of materials.

Rudolf Steiner House, London NW1

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 020 7723 4400

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 020 7723 4400

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 020 7723 4400

…and 8 more dates until 10 Apr back to top

Meet the Artist Afternoon

A chance to meet sound artist Susan Stenger and to discuss her work and ideas.

The Gymnasium Gallery, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Sun 26 Apr

Free / 01289 330 999

The Narrators Collective: Fables

Photographs on a theme of storytelling from third year photography students from Edinburgh Napier University, who have formed a group called Narrators' Collective. The featured photographers are Katie Buchanan, Rosie Davison, Shannon Reilly, Fiona Rennie and Jefferson Wilcox.

Riddle's Court, Edinburgh

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 0131 220 1232

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0131 220 1232

Omar Hassan: Breaking Through

Italian-Egyptian artist with a background in street art, whose chief instrument is the spray can.

Contini Art UK, London W1S

Sun 26 Apr

Free / 020 7495 5101

Sun 3 May

Free / 020 7495 5101

Sun 10 May

Free / 020 7495 5101

…and 4 more dates until 7 Jun

Peg Loom Weaving

Learn rag rug techniques at this one-day workshop, including fabric preparation, weaving and finishing. There is the option to buy your own loom for £20.

Remade in Edinburgh

Sun 21 Jun

£20 (£15) / 0131 261 5904

Sunday Afternoon Untutored Life Drawing Session

Untutored life drawing sessions.

WASPS Studios, Edinburgh

Sun 5 Apr

£7 for two hours; £10 for three / 07729 283 347

Sun 12 Apr

£7 for two hours; £10 for three / 07729 283 347

Sun 19 Apr

£7 for two hours; £10 for three / 07729 283 347

…and 13 more dates until 19 Jul back to top