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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

A Slow Passion

NOISE Festival Fine Art Curator Choice winners, Elisa Artesero and Richard Hughes explore the universal elements of human existence such as death and the passage of time in a joint exhibition of light and text art.

Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 01618 328 034

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 01618 328 034

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 01618 328 034

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

TLRS Morning Show

Electroacoustic radio drama on themes of feminist anonymity, transgendered authorship and cheesy crime story tropes (it's seriously funny), performed live by subject/co-author Laurence Rassel, director of Fundació Antoni Tàpies in Barcelona, and multi-media producer, writer and DJ Terre Thaemlitz.

Tramway, Glasgow

Thu 16 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of ARIKA15.

Fri 17 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

Sat 18 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of ARIKA15.

Treasured Possessions From Renaissance To Enlightenment

An exhibition of 300 beautiful items that once belonged to someone, and which reveal something of the personal tastes and aspirations of the owner, and of the period in which they lived.

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 01223 332900

Mon 6 Apr

Free / 01223 332900

Sun 12 Apr

Free / 01223 332900

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Turner Prize 2015

The Turner Prize is the biggest award in British art, with £25,000 going to the winner and £5,000 to the nominees, and the most controversial. Its championship of conceptual rigour over traditionalism has tended to whip the tabloids into a froth, but a list of Turner nominees contains many of the most memorable names from…

Tramway, Glasgow

Sun 1 Nov

0845 330 3501

Tue 3 Nov

0845 330 3501

Wed 4 Nov

0845 330 3501

…and 47 more dates until 30 Dec

TYRANTS & SIRENS : Yana Naidenov | Sofia Stevi.

Nach Neben is pleased to announce Tyrants & Sirens, a presentation of new painting and sculpture by Yana Naidenov and Sofia Stevi at 53 Beck Road.

53 Beck Road, London E8

Thu 16 Apr

Free / 020 7249 3016

Fri 24 Apr

Free / 020 7249 3016

100 Days: The Rwandan Genocide Twenty Years Later

Photographs, videos and multimedia installations exploring one of Africa's darkest periods, which saw the murder of 800,000 people and the rape of 500,000, following the assassination of the Rwandan and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira.

The Herbert, Coventry

Sun 5 Apr

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

Sun 12 Apr

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

Sun 19 Apr

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

Sun 26 Apr

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

4 Most Digital: Photographic Exhibition

Work by the photography group.

Saddleworth Museum And Art Gallery, Oldham

Tue 31 Mar

£2 (£1; Children £1) / 01457 874093

Wed 1 Apr

£2 (£1; Children £1) / 01457 874093

Thu 2 Apr

£2 (£1; Children £1) / 01457 874093

…and 24 more dates until 26 Apr

52 Words A Year

3 illustrators, 52 weeks, 156 illustrations, that's the plan… And the goal was reached! 52 Words a Year is an online project by three London based illustrators, culminating in 156 drawings, illustrating 52 words from February 2014 to February 2015.

Nancy Victor Gallery, London W1T

Sat 11 Apr

Free / 020 7813 0373

Sat 18 Apr

Free / 020 7813 0373

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The 5th Earl's Photographs

Exhibition of the photographs of Montagu Brownlow Parker illustrating his world at Saltram and his life as an international jet-setter.

National Trust: Saltram, Plympton, Plymouth

Tue 31 Mar

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £15 & £25 / 01752 333500

Wed 1 Apr

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £15 & £25 / 01752 333500

Thu 2 Apr

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £15 & £25 / 01752 333500

…and 49 more dates until 21 May

African Fusion

A fashion, dance and drumming event to mark the Transcending Boundaries exhibition.

Lacey Contemporary, London W11

Sat 9 May

£28 performances are at 4.30 and 6.30pm / 0207 313 9068

Aideen Doran Solo Exhibition

Aideen Doran at Grand Union this spring, where she will lead an investigative, creative research project interrogating the idea of the city as a space for artistic, economic and ideological production.

Grand Union, Birmingham

Sat 18 Apr

Free / 0121 643 9079

Wed 22 Apr

Free / 0121 643 9079

Thu 23 Apr

Free / 0121 643 9079

…and 12 more dates until 14 May

AiR Open Studio: Jessica Hoad

Friday 20 March & Friday 17 April, 1 - 2pm The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery 'Artist in Residence' programme is an opportunity for the community to interact, exchange and engage with an artist.

YMCA, Swansea

Fri 17 Apr

Free / 01792 516900

Akhal-Teke, Josephine Callaghan

Akhal-Teke is a new series of medium format, analogue photo-collages by Josephine Callaghan for #temporarycustodians and is the first exhibition to emerge from Res.

Enclave, London SE8

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 020 8694 1644

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 020 8694 1644

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 020 8694 1644

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Aleksandar Basic: The Origin of the World

Using line, form, colour and a bit of mix (unconventional) material Aleksandar Basic has depicted human form - drawings on paper. Human body is a part of his interest and sole subject of this investigation for the exhibition The Origin of the World.

The Paul McPherson Gallery, London SE10

Tue 6 Oct

Free / 020 8269 2990

Wed 7 Oct

Free / 020 8269 2990

Thu 8 Oct

Free / 020 8269 2990

…and 5 more dates until 16 Oct

Alexander and Susan Maris: The Potter's Field

A Potter's Field containing nine pauper's graves, one for each of the classical Muses, made up of simple mounds of earth and marked with a single white quartzite stone sourced from Schiehallion. The public are invited to leave their own offerings to the muses within the Tenemos, which can be found in the path between the…

Lust & The Apple, Gorebridge

Fri 3 Apr

Prices to be confirmed

Sat 4 Apr

Prices to be confirmed

Sun 5 Apr

Prices to be confirmed

…and 6 more dates until 19 Apr

Alfreda Benge: P.L.A

Paintings, illustrations and lyrics by Alfreda Benge (b. 1940).

SPACE, London E8

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 020 8525 4330

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 020 8525 4330

Alison Cooke

The Association of Clay Workers Union, are holding an exhibition of five ceramic artists that subvert traditional styles. Held in a Victorian toilet, the work includes fragments from a reconstruction of Bazalgette's super sewer.

Arts Lav, London SE11

Mon 13 Apr

Free

Tue 14 Apr

Free

Wed 15 Apr

Free

Thu 16 Apr

Free

All the Fun of the Fair

Images inspired by the fairground from gallery artists, including Kevin Low, David Schofield, Henry Kondracki, Annette Edgar and Lindsey Snedden.

Union Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 12 Apr

Free / 0131 556 7707

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 0131 556 7707

Sun 26 Apr

Free / 0131 556 7707

Sun 3 May

Free / 0131 556 7707

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Amelia Phillips At Art Jericho

Through her present practice of printmaking and drawing, Amelia Phillips creates etchings that are organic in texture and sensibility, in pursuit of an unexpected and unconventional beauty.

Art Jericho, Oxford

Wed 1 Apr

Free

Thu 2 Apr

Free

Fri 3 Apr

Free

…and 12 more dates until 19 Apr

Americana: On the Edge

A celebration of Americana.

Elphinstone Sports and Social Club, Hastings

Fri 24 Jul

£20.99 if reserved before 15 Apr; £24.99 thereafter / 01424 429743

Sat 25 Jul

£20.99 if reserved before 15 Apr; £24.99 thereafter / 01424 429743

Sun 26 Jul

£20.99 if reserved before 15 Apr; £24.99 thereafter / 01424 429743

Andrew Matheson RBSA

Exhibition of stoneware and porcelain pieces by the artist, including bowls dishes and platters, which incorporate a variety of glazes in blue and earth tones.

RBSA Gallery, Birmingham

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0121 236 4353

Sun 12 Apr

Free / 0121 236 4353

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 0121 236 4353

Andrew Southall Art Exhibition

Brightly coloured naif paintings inspired by the Welsh landscape.

National Trust: Plas Newydd Country House And Gardens, Llanfairpwll

Tue 31 Mar

Free, plus admission £9.35, child £4.70, family £23.40 / 01248 714795

Wed 1 Apr

Free, plus admission £9.35, child £4.70, family £23.40 / 01248 714795

Thu 2 Apr

Free, plus admission £9.35, child £4.70, family £23.40 / 01248 714795

…and 46 more dates until 20 May

Anglesey Arts Forum

An exhibition of at least one piece of work from each participant of the twelfth Anglesey Arts Weeks.

Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 01407 763 361

Sun 12 Apr

Free / 01407 763 361

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