Afternoon events, Visual art

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Bob Dylan: The Brazil Series

Scenes of Brazilian life from the pencil-moustached legend of music.

Castle Galleries, Edinburgh

Sun 24 May

Free / 0131 261 9181

Second Showcase

Street art by artists including Banksy, Shepard Fairey and Death NYC.

The Street, Edinburgh

Fri 22 May

Street Art Gallery

Free / 0131 556 4272

Sat 23 May

Street Art Gallery

Free / 0131 556 4272

Sun 24 May

Street Art Gallery

Free / 0131 556 4272

…and 14 more dates until 7 Jun

Ryoji Ikeda: Supersymmetry

A large-scale immersive multimedia installation inspired by the Japanese artist and composer's residency at CERN, outputting sound, text and visual information through 40 projectors and computers.

Brewer Street Car Park, London W1F

Sat 23 May

Free

Sun 24 May

Free

Tue 26 May

Free

…and 5 more dates until 31 May

Fèis: Documenting Britain

A selection of photographic work from the Documenting Britain project.

Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow

Sun 24 May

Free / 0141 552 2151

Mick Peter: Pyramid Selling

New sculpture drawing on the 'witty' graphic design of the 60s and 70s.

Tramway, Glasgow

Sat 23 May

Free / 0845 330 3501

Sun 24 May

Free / 0845 330 3501

Tue 26 May

Free / 0845 330 3501

…and 17 more dates until 14 Jun back to top

Opening Lecture: Lee Miller and Picasso

Antony Penrose, director of the Lee Miller Archives (and the son of the late, great photographer), talks about the relationship of Lee Miller and Pablo Picasso. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 23 May

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

£4 (£3) / 0131 624 6560

Scottish Art: People, Places, Ideas

A selection of Scottish art from the centre's collection, drawn from 250 years of art and organised by four categories: people, landscapes, still life, abstraction.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 24 May

Free / 0131 529 3993

Sun 31 May

Free / 0131 529 3993

Sun 7 Jun

Free / 0131 529 3993

…and 16 more dates until 27 Sep

Comic Art: Millarworld and Beyond

A showcase of work from some of the world’s foremost comic book artists and writers including Mark Millar (KickAss, Kingsman: Secret Service), Frank Quitely (Batman and Robin, New X-Men) Goran Pavlov (Starlight, Black Widow) and Dave Gibbons (Watchmen, Judge Dredd). The exhibition features original prints, digital prints…

Glasgow Print Studio

Sun 5 Jul

Free / 0141 552 0704

Sun 12 Jul

Free / 0141 552 0704

Sun 19 Jul

Free / 0141 552 0704

…and 6 more dates until 30 Aug

Paris To Peckham: MYOP In London

Seen Fifteen presents an exhibition of over 150 contemporary photographic and video works by French collective, Agence MYOP, staged within the dramatic stripped-out shell of two derelict Victorian terraced houses in Peckham.

Safehouse 1, London SE15

Fri 22 May

Free

Sat 23 May

Free

Sun 24 May

Free

Wave after Wave

New work by Graphter Jim, Cassandra Harrison and Samantha Cary, among others.

Whitespace, Edinburgh

Sat 23 May

Free / 07814 514771

Sun 24 May

Free / 07814 514771

Mon 25 May

Free / 07814 514771

…and 17 more dates until 11 Jun back to top

Anna King: Outlands

Landscapes, chiefly of empty, feral and/or deserted places.

Wall Projects II, Montrose

Sat 23 May

Free / 07714 368203

Sun 24 May

Free / 07714 368203

Sat 30 May

Free / 07714 368203

Brockley Max - South East London's Biggest Community Arts Festival

Nine days of entertainment at Brockley Max in and around SE4. This fun-filled festival is packed with events including gigs, comedy, film, art, cabaret and kids activities, quizzes, walks and workshops. Most events are free.

Brockley Jack Station Garden, London SE4

Fri 29 May

Free / 07971 082224

Sat 30 May

Free / 07971 082224

Sun 31 May

Free / 07971 082224

…and 6 more dates until 6 Jun

Christie’s Curates: Past Perfect / Future Present

Christie's annual exhibition showcases a dynamic juxtaposition of captivating art from across the ages alongside innovative and new media works by four emerging artists, providing a fascinating context for art lovers of all ages and tastes.

Christie's, London SW1Y

Fri 12 Jun

Free

Sat 13 Jun

Free

Sun 14 Jun

Free

Eat Abstractedly

Group show with works by Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili, Daniel Gordon, Margarete Jakschik, Annette Kelm, Torbjørn Rødland, Kathrin Sonntag and Hayley Tompkins.

Mary Mary, Glasgow

Sat 23 May

Free / 0141 226 2257

Tue 26 May

Free / 0141 226 2257

Wed 27 May

Free / 0141 226 2257

…and 3 more dates until 30 May

Fine Art Degree Show

The University of Nottingham's School of Education presents the 2015 BA (Hons) Fine Art Degree Show.

Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham

Sun 14 Jun

Free / 0115 846 7777

Sun 21 Jun

Free / 0115 846 7777

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Grace Schwindt: Only a free individual can create a free society

Exhibition and film by London-based German artist, exploring the constraints of living in a capitalist society.

Tramway, Glasgow

Sat 23 May

Free / 0845 330 3501

Sun 24 May

Free / 0845 330 3501

Tue 26 May

Free / 0845 330 3501

…and 11 more dates until 7 Jun

Jimmy Merris: Life Eh, Tut

New work by London-based artist.

SWG3, Glasgow

Sat 23 May

Free / 0141 357 7246

Richard Hamilton Word And Image: Prints 1963-2007

This exhibition focuses on Richard Hamilton's career as a printmaker. Dubbed the forefather of Pop art, the themes and concerns of Hamilton's paintings and drawings were also pursued in his graphic works.

Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham

Sun 24 May

Djanogly Art Gallery

Free / 0115 846 7777

Sun 31 May

Djanogly Art Gallery

Free / 0115 846 7777

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 13 Jun

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Sat 11 Jul

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Sat 22 Aug

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Alexander Fraser RSA: Muchalls Folk Art

Paintings by the former Head of Painting at Aberdeen's Gray's School of Art, now retired to the Kincardine coast.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Sun 14 Jun

Free / 0131 225 6671

Sun 21 Jun

Free / 0131 225 6671

Sun 28 Jun

Free / 0131 225 6671

…and 3 more dates until 19 Jul back to top

#Artcore

Multi-arts project featuring live music, art, workshops and more.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Sun 31 May

Free / 0131 558 8844

Part of Bongo Lives.

  • 14:00 – 18:00 #Artcore The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

The Avant Garden Festival 2015

The Avant Garden Festival 2015.

Kelvedon Hall, Brentwood

Fri 3 Jul

£60

Sat 4 Jul

£60

Sun 5 Jul

£60

DesignMarket

An arts market encompassing furniture, graphic design, homewares and fashion from the best designers as selected by the Fruitmarket, and taking over all of the gallery's spaces for the weekend.

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 29 May

0131 225 2383

  • 17:00 – 21:00 DesignMarket Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 31 May

0131 225 2383

  • 12:00 – 17:00 DesignMarket Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Emily Allchurch: In The Footsteps Of A Master

Emily Allchurch uses photography to recreate old master paintings and prints, creating contemporary narratives.

Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham

Sun 19 Jul

Free / 0115 846 7777

Sun 26 Jul

Free / 0115 846 7777

Sun 2 Aug

Free / 0115 846 7777

…and 4 more dates until 30 Aug

Hommage And Transcription

An Exhibition Of Contemporary Artists Celebrating At The Art Of The Past

Kapil Jariwala, London SE15

Sat 23 May

Free / 020 7701 5861

Mon 25 May

Free / 020 7701 5861

Tue 26 May

Free / 020 7701 5861

…and 9 more dates until 5 Jun back to top