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David Hanes and Fiona McCubbin: Zentools (fools gold is precious too)

Joint exhibition curated by and including texts from Sarah Watson.

Seventeen, Aberdeen

Wed 18 Mar

Free / 01224 644885

Wed 25 Mar

Free / 01224 644885

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

The Brancott Estate Great Home Hack

The Brancott Estate Great Home Hack will feature original works from leading artists within the world of upcycling. The weekend will include masterclasses in home hacking, live demonstrations & tastings of Brancott Estate's award winning wines.

Fulham Palace, London SW6

Fri 13 Mar

£10; £15–£20 inc/ masterclass / 020 7736 8140

Sat 14 Mar

£10; £15–£20 inc/ masterclass / 020 7736 8140

Sun 15 Mar

£10; £15–£20 inc/ masterclass / 020 7736 8140

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 14 Mar

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Sat 11 Apr

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Sat 16 May

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Art + Feminism Edit-a-thon Dundee

Improve Wikipedia's coverage of women in this edit-a-thon. Bring your own laptop, if you have one.

Hannah Maclure Centre, Dundee

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 01382 308324

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Louise Rayner: Victorian Watercolours

The much loved watercolours of Louise Rayner (1832-1924) are once again on display. Exhibition includes work by her father Samuel and sister Margaret.

Grosvenor Museum, Chester

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 01244 402008

Sun 15 Mar

Free / 01244 402008

Sun 22 Mar

Free / 01244 402008

…and 4 more dates until 19 Apr

Art Maker

Art Cart has had a makeover and is now Art Maker! Drop in to the gallery and make your own masterpiece using materials provided. Go four times and you can earn a badge. Ages 4–12.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Art Maker Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 3 May

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Art Maker Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Faith Eliott

Work by Edinburgh artist and puppet maker.

Sofi's, Edinburgh

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 0131 555 7019

Moonstrips Eduardo Paolozzi And The Printed Collage 1965-72

Found images and words cut from popular magazines and scientific journals, the artist's works played a formative role in the development of British art in the 1950s and 60s.

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 01223 332900

Sun 15 Mar

Free / 01223 332900

Sun 22 Mar

Free / 01223 332900

…and 14 more dates until 7 Jun

Mychael Barratt Solo Show

A welcome return to one of our favourite artists, Mychael Barratt is the President of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE), and will be exhibiting his wonderful humorous etchings and paintings.

Obsidian Art, Aylesbury

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 01296 612150

Sun 15 Mar

Free / 01296 612150

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Patchwork Tote Bag Workshop

Make a simple patchwork tote bag from waste fabric and never pay 5p for a plastic bag again.

Remade in Edinburgh

Sun 26 Apr

£20 (£15) / 0131 261 5904

Sunday In The Park With Ed

Taking Edouard Manet's Le Dejeuner sur l'Herbe as a starting point, the group show asks artists to look at what is transgressive in their own practice, questioning whether the radicalism present in Manet's work has been truly taken forward.

Display, London EC1A

Sat 7 Mar

Free

Tue 10 Mar

Free

Sat 14 Mar

Free

…and 4 more dates until 28 Mar

Carol Dewart: It Happened Last Summer

Colourful landscapes, streetscapes and still lifes.

Smithy Gallery, Glasgow

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 01360 770551

Sun 15 Mar

Free / 01360 770551

Sun 22 Mar

Free / 01360 770551

Sun 29 Mar

Free / 01360 770551

Creative Art Classes

Workshops for teenagers in all sorts of visual art disciplines, from t-shirt printing to pottery. Materials are included, and participants may use the classes as a space to work on an independent project. Ages 11–16.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Sat 7 Mar

£30 for a six week session; £25 / 0300 300 1210

Sat 14 Mar

£30 for a six week session; £25 / 0300 300 1210

Sat 21 Mar

£30 for a six week session; £25 / 0300 300 1210

…and 7 more dates until 13 Jun

Jessops Academy Live Photography Event

Cameras are demonstrated and tips handed out in this live photography event.

Glasgow Caledonian University

Sat 16 May

£8 / 0141 354 0069

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Outsider Art Exhibition

Outsider Art Exhibition at Candid Arts Trust. An opportunity to see and buy art from still unknown artists.

Candid Arts Galleries, London EC1V

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 07789 862011

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 07789 862011

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 07789 862011

…and 7 more dates until 15 Mar

Possibilities of the Object: Experiments in Modern and Contemporary Brazilian Art

A group exhibition looking at the ways in which Brazilian artists made cutting-edge art from the 1950s to the 70s. Curated by Paulo Venancio Filho, the featured artists are Artur Barrio, Waltércio Caldas, Sergio Camargo, Aluísio Carvao, Amílcar de Castro, Willys de Castro, Lygia Clark, Antonio Dias, Ferreira Gullar, Jac…

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 15 Mar

Free / 0131 225 2383

Sun 22 Mar

Free / 0131 225 2383

Sun 29 Mar

Free / 0131 225 2383

…and 8 more dates until 24 May

Rachel Levine: Soft Chaos

Work by recent GSA graduate which explores sculpture both as a means of research and as a medium in itself.

CCA, Glasgow

Fri 6 Mar

Intermedia Gallery

Free / 0141 352 4900

Sat 7 Mar

Intermedia Gallery

Free / 0141 352 4900

Sun 8 Mar

Intermedia Gallery

Free / 0141 352 4900

…and 4 more dates until 14 Mar

Romany Dear: Dancing in a circle is a reminder that we are part of the whole

An overview of the practice of the artist and choreographer.

CCA, Glasgow

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 0141 352 4900

Sun 15 Mar

Free / 0141 352 4900

Zoom Club: Movers

A hands-on animation and photography club for ages 4–7.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Mar

Children £5 in advance, £6.50 on the day / 07942 358907

Fri 13 Mar

Children £5 in advance, £6.50 on the day / 07942 358907

Fri 20 Mar

Children £5 in advance, £6.50 on the day / 07942 358907

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100 Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland

National Galleries Scotland Director-General John Leighton discusses his new book, which features a hundred of the galleries' best-loved masterpieces.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 26 May

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

Free / 0131 624 6200

Alexander Goudie: Tam O'Shanter

Works on paper from Goudie's monumental Tam O'Shanter cycle.

Lillie Art Gallery, Glasgow

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0141 956 5536

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 0141 956 5536

Tue 10 Mar

Free / 0141 956 5536

…and 6 more dates until 18 Mar

Anna Betbeze: Plush Vision

First UK solo exhibition for American artist who works with rugs.

Luxembourg & Dayan, London W1S

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 020 7734 1266

Sat 14 Mar

Free / 020 7734 1266

Sat 21 Mar

Free / 020 7734 1266

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 020 7734 1266

Anne Hardy

Photographed sculptural installations from the English artist.

The Common Guild, Glasgow

Sat 6 Jun

Free / 0141 428 3022

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Anne Hardy The Common Guild, Glasgow

Sun 7 Jun

Free / 0141 428 3022

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Anne Hardy The Common Guild, Glasgow

Wed 10 Jun

Free / 0141 428 3022

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Anne Hardy The Common Guild, Glasgow
…and 44 more dates until 9 Aug

The Architectural Evolution of Greyfriars Kirk 1620–2015

Dr Simon Green of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland gives a talk about the development of the Kirk over the centuries.

Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh

Sun 22 Mar

Free

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