Afternoon events, Visual art

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Antonia Bruce - Heartland

Cyanotypes of corn grown in Mexico by Antonia Bruce. Laid against watercolour paper which the artist paints with a solution of iron compounds, are the silhouettes of corn cobs that are developed in daylight, creating exquisite shadows on blue.

Art Jericho, Oxford

Wed 29 Apr

Free

Thu 30 Apr

Free

Fri 1 May

Free

…and 22 more dates until 31 May

Aron Glasser Exhibition: A New Frontier Into The Artworld Of Creativity

Bold and colourful paintings by the artist, capturing the personalities of well-known celebrities.

Trestle Arts Base, St Albans

Mon 4 May

Free / 01727 850950

Thu 7 May

Free / 01727 850950

Mon 11 May

Free / 01727 850950

…and 17 more dates until 9 Jul

Art And Craft Sale - Tunbridge Wells Adult Education Centre

Want to pick up a gift or something special for your home? Then come along to our Arts and Craft Sale at Tunbridge Wells Adult Education Centre on Thursday 18 June 2015 between 12 noon and 3pm.

Adult Education Centre, Tunbridge Wells

Thu 18 Jun

Free / 0845 6065606

Art Cart

Keep an eye open for the Art Cart where artists will help children notice particular aspects of the exhibitions and lead some fun activities.

Dundee Contemporary Arts

Sat 2 May

Free / 01382 909900

  • 15:00 Art Cart Dundee Contemporary Arts

Sat 9 May

Free / 01382 909900

  • 15:00 Art Cart Dundee Contemporary Arts

Sat 16 May

Free / 01382 909900

  • 15:00 Art Cart Dundee Contemporary Arts

Art Classes for Adults: Critical Landscapes

Create landscapes inspired by works in the exhibition Conscience and Conflict: British Artists and the Spanish Civil War under the guidance of artist Enrique Azocar.

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 9 May

£26 / 0191 232 7734

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Art Exhibition

Vibrant contemporary art housed on the ground floor of an Edwardian house.

The Gallery Whitehead, Whitehead, Carrickfergus

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 028 9337 3132

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Art Exhibition The Gallery Whitehead, Whitehead, Carrickfergus

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 028 9337 3132

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Art Exhibition The Gallery Whitehead, Whitehead, Carrickfergus

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 028 9337 3132

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Art Exhibition The Gallery Whitehead, Whitehead, Carrickfergus
…and 245 more dates until 31 Dec

Art Fair

An opportunity to view and buy the paintings of a group of East Anglian artists and meet them as they demonstrate their skills.

National Trust: Melford Hall, Sudbury

Wed 17 Jun

Free, plus admission £7.20, child £3.60, family £18 / 01787 379228

  • 13:00 – 17:00 Art Fair National Trust: Melford Hall, Sudbury

Thu 18 Jun

Free, plus admission £7.20, child £3.60, family £18 / 01787 379228

  • 13:00 – 17:00 Art Fair National Trust: Melford Hall, Sudbury

Fri 19 Jun

Free, plus admission £7.20, child £3.60, family £18 / 01787 379228

  • 13:00 – 17:00 Art Fair National Trust: Melford Hall, Sudbury
…and 7 more dates until 28 Jun

Art for Not Quite Beginners: Making

Practical course in art-making for those who've completed the Art for Absolute Beginners workshops, guided by artist Ann McCluskey. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 30 Apr

Clore Education Centre

£15 per session (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Please note: this course runs from Thu 16 Apr to Thu 4 Jun 2015.

Thu 7 May

Clore Education Centre

£15 per session (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Please note: this course runs from Thu 16 Apr to Thu 4 Jun 2015.

Thu 14 May

Clore Education Centre

£15 per session (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Please note: this course runs from Thu 16 Apr to Thu 4 Jun 2015.

…and 2 more dates until 4 Jun

Art From Elsewhere: International Contemporary Art From UK Galleries

David Elliott, a curator of international status and experience, has curated an exhibition of major international works which were recently collected by six museums across the UK.

mima – Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

Sun 21 Jun

Free / 01642 726720

Sun 28 Jun

Free / 01642 726720

Sun 5 Jul

Free / 01642 726720

…and 12 more dates until 27 Sep

Art In The Community: Workshop

Create your own art work from a range of basic materials or bring your own and enjoy the creative space.

Firstsite, Colchester

Wed 29 Apr

Learning Studio A

Free / 01206 577067

Wed 6 May

Learning Studio A

Free / 01206 577067

Wed 20 May

Learning Studio A

Free / 01206 577067

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Art Macabre Presents: Arabian Nights

Theatrical and fun life drawing with tales from 1001 Nights told through nude models, sumptuous costumes and props to sketch.

The Book Club, London EC2A

Sat 16 May

£15; £8–£10 adv / 020 7684 8618

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

Artist Insight: Exhibition Tour

Street artist Pahnl leads a tour of his exhibition A History Of Us.

The Herbert, Coventry

Sat 11 Jul

Free / 024 7683 2386

Artist Rooms: Jeff Koons

Artist Rooms: Jeff Koons is an exciting exhibition of ground-breaking work by the American artist, regarded as one of the most important, popular, and controversial artists of today. This is the only chance to see Koons' work in the UK in 2015.

Norwich Castle Museum And Art Gallery

Sun 10 May

£6 ( £5; Children £4 under 18s) / 01603 493625

Sun 17 May

£6 ( £5; Children £4 under 18s) / 01603 493625

Sun 24 May

£6 ( £5; Children £4 under 18s) / 01603 493625

…and 15 more dates until 6 Sep

The Artistry of My Father's Portraits by Sebastian Hedgecoe

Sebastian Hedgecoe, son of the late John Hedgecoe, discusses his father's work.

King's Lynn Arts Centre

Sat 11 Jul

£6 (under 18s £3) / 01553 764864

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Ash Art Exhibition & Sale

The Friends of St. Nicholas Church, Ash are holding their 13th Annual Art Exhibition and Sale in the Church over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend between the 2nd and 4th May 2015.

United Reformed Church Hall, Canterbury

Sun 3 May

£1.50

The Assembled - Line/Shadow

Eight concert of the York Spring Festival of New Music.

Stained Glass Centre, York

Sun 3 May

£3–£6

Audible Generosity

An exhibition inspired by games found at traditional amusement arcades like Penny Falls, but there is more to this game than meets the eye and the ear. The four-metre long bespoke box has been fitted with 12 piezo microphones that pick up vibrations made when coins touch the wooden surface.

FACT, Liverpool

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 0151 707 4464

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 0151 707 4464

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 0151 707 4464

…and 836 more dates until 31 Dec 2017

Bags of Art

Collect a bag of art activities from the art station, and you and your family can explore the gallery with its help and make your own art. Ages 4–12.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Sun 17 May

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Bags of Art Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Barbara Visser - Manual/2: The Patient Artist

A new film commission by Dutch artist Barbara Visser. For 'Manual/2: The Patient Artist' Visser revisits four of her iconic works from the 1990s that address the identity of the artist and question how an artist deals with their own history

Kunstraum, London E2

Thu 30 Apr

Free

Fri 1 May

Free

Sat 2 May

Free

…and 18 more dates until 13 Jun back to top

The Barbican Exhibition: Building A Landmark

Rarely seen photographs of the construction of the building from a bomb site into a brutalist architectural landmark.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Mon 25 May

Foyers

Free / 020 7638 8891

Mon 31 Aug

Foyers

Free / 020 7638 8891

Bath Society Of Artists 110th Annual Exhibition

Our summer 'open' exhibition is a box of delights, with over 300 dazzling paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures, all for sale. Any artist aged 18 or over may submit work for possible selection and winning of a prize.

Victoria Art Gallery, Bath

Sun 17 May

£3.50 / 01225 477233

Sun 24 May

£3.50 / 01225 477233

Sun 31 May

£3.50 / 01225 477233

…and 3 more dates until 21 Jun

Bath Spa Mixed Media Textiles Exhibition: The Fabric Of Memory

Works created in mixed media and textiles by the students of Bath Spa University.

The American Museum In Britain, Bath

Tue 26 May

£10 museum, exhibitions & gardens; £6 garden only ( £27.50; £5; £5; Children £3.50) / 01225 460503

Wed 27 May

£10 museum, exhibitions & gardens; £6 garden only ( £27.50; £5; £5; Children £3.50) / 01225 460503

Thu 28 May

£10 museum, exhibitions & gardens; £6 garden only ( £27.50; £5; £5; Children £3.50) / 01225 460503

…and 2 more dates until 30 May

BBC Photography Club Annual Exhibition 2015

Members of the Club showcase the best of their photographic work from the previous year. Photographers are comprised of current BBC staff or alumni of a variety of ages, abilities and styles but with a mutual passion for all things photographic.

5th Base Gallery, London E1

Fri 15 May

Free / 07919 612591

Sat 16 May

Free / 07919 612591

Sun 17 May

Free / 07919 612591

…and 3 more dates until 20 May

Bea McMahon - BOM

Amsterdam-based Irish artist Bea McMahon presents a new exhibition comprising of sculptures, performance, videos and drawing works, retelling the artist's recent experience in the French mountains searching for wolves.

CCA, Londonderry

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 028 7137 3538

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 028 7137 3538

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 028 7137 3538

…and 12 more dates until 16 May back to top