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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 29 Mar

£4 (£2) / 0131 225 6671

Sun 5 Apr

£4 (£2) / 0131 225 6671

Sun 12 Apr

£4 (£2) / 0131 225 6671

…and 3 more dates until 3 May

Inequality Photography Exhibition

Photography exhibition for one evening only, on the theme of inequality.

The Mash House, Edinburgh

Fri 27 Mar

Free / 0131 220 2987

New Artist Fair Framed Exhibition

Showcasing 55 emerging and recently established UK and international artists. On show will be a wide variety of artwork; photography, landscapes, portraits and abstracts, both originals and prints.

Candid Arts Galleries, London EC1V

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 07789 862011

Sun 29 Mar

Free / 07789 862011

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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Josh Hollingshead

Chronicles - Art exhibition of new paintings by Josh Hollingshead.

5th Base Gallery, London E1

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 07919 612591

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 07919 612591

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 07919 612591

…and 10 more dates until 15 Apr back to top

Rose Wylie: Yellow Desert Paintings

Exhibition of large works on canvas by the 2014 John Moores Painting Prize Winner, themed around her Yellow works 2011-14.

Union Gallery, London E2

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 020 7928 3388

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 020 7928 3388

Wed 8 Apr

Free / 020 7928 3388

…and 38 more dates until 12 Jun

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

Fri 27 Mar

Free / 07887 780274

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 07887 780274

Sun 29 Mar

Free / 07887 780274

…and 4 more dates until 5 Apr

Bob And Roberta Smith 'Why I Am So Angry'

Exhibition by Bob and Roberta Smith, 'Why I Am So Angry', an artful stand against government attacks on art. Bob is standing as independent candidate against former Education Secretary Michael Gove who paved the governments disregard for arts.

Handel Street Projects, London N1

Fri 27 Mar

Free

Wed 1 Apr

Free

Thu 2 Apr

Free

…and 16 more dates until 8 May

Bookbinding Class – Japanese Stab Binding

Learn about this simple but pretty bookbinding technique at a taster class suitable for beginners. Booking is essential.

Remade in Edinburgh

Sun 12 Jul

£20 (£15) / 0131 261 5904

The Great Easter Sample Sale

Bloomsbury's finest eco couture designer label is transforming its bespoke showroom for two weeks only to offer eco style seekers and general bargain hunters the opportunity to shop London's top sustainable designer fashion labels past season stock.

Atelier Tammam, London WC1H

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 020 7617 7512

Sun 12 Apr

Free / 020 7617 7512

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In Focus: Robert Colquhoun, Figures in a Farmyard

Bill Hare discusses Colquhoun's work in the context of post-war British society.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two, Edinburgh

Mon 27 Apr

Purchase of exhibition ticket required / 0131 624 6200

Olmo Blanco: Instalodecoraciones

The artist's restoration of the cafe's adjacent toilets into a tiled palazzio with the walls hung with a selection of the artist's plates.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Mon 30 Mar

Concrete at Hayward

Free / 0844 875 0073

Mon 6 Apr

Concrete at Hayward

Free / 0844 875 0073

Mon 13 Apr

Concrete at Hayward

Free / 0844 875 0073

Oscar Santillan: To Break A Silence Into Smaller Silences

Oscar Santillan, first UK solo exhibition (Ecuador 1980). Despite culturally potent subjects from philosophy to national pride, the exhibition draws on obscurities. Unexpected events occur: a dead philosopher's dance unveiled, a piece of land stolen.

Copperfield, London SE1

Fri 27 Mar

Free / 07845 594549

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 07845 594549

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 07845 594549

…and 23 more dates until 9 May

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

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

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Aabru Art's Transcending Boundaries 2015

The largest selling modern and contemporary West African art show in London featuring work by 35 Nigerian artists.

Asia House, London W1G

Wed 22 Apr

Free / 07847 244217

Thu 23 Apr

Free / 07847 244217

The Art of Sketching with Leo du Feu

A five-week course in sketching, in the beautiful surroundings of Rosslyn Chapel.

Rosslyn Chapel, Edinburgh

Mon 30 Mar

£30 per session (£5; Students £15) / 0131 440 2159

Please note: this course runs 2–30 March 2015.

ARTIST ROOMS: Diane Arbus

Compelling collection of works by the photographer who was repeatedly drawn to the fringes of society.

Kirkcaldy Galleries

Sun 29 Mar

Free

Mon 30 Mar

Free

Sun 5 Apr

Free

…and 16 more dates until 31 May

Ben Gooding - The Determined Line

The decisive nature of Gooding's approach dictates exquisite compositions of lines spanning screen prints, graphite drawings, Perspex, copper and aluminium.

The Residence Gallery, London E9

Sun 29 Mar

Free / 020 8985 0321

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 020 8985 0321

Sun 12 Apr

Free / 020 8985 0321

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 020 8985 0321

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Brian McGeoch: A Selection of Works

Abstract landscapes, cubist still lifes and figurative paintings from Glasgow artist.

Leiper Fine Art, Glasgow

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 0141 204 2372

Sun 29 Mar

Free / 0141 204 2372

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 0141 204 2372

…and 3 more dates until 12 Apr

Broad Vision - 'Wired Up'

Wired Up - exploring social, neural and bacterial networks through art and science collaboration.

Arebyte Gallery, London E9

Fri 27 Mar

Free

Sat 28 Mar

Free

Cannibal Manifesto: Mimesis As Resistance

Mohamed Bourouissa, Tellervo Kalleinen & Oliver Kochta-kalleinen, Bita Razavi, Karl Ingar Roys, Moussa Sarr, Pilvi Takala, Dimitri Venkov.

KARST, Plymouth

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 01752 222676

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 01752 222676

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 01752 222676

…and 16 more dates until 3 May

Carol Dewart: It Happened Last Summer

Colourful landscapes, streetscapes and still lifes.

Smithy Gallery, Glasgow

Sun 29 Mar

Free / 01360 770551

Caroline List: Geoscapes

Paintings contrasting order and materiality within the same picture plane.

ARTHOUSE1, London SE1

Fri 27 Mar

Free / 077131 892

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 077131 892

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