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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 1 Mar

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Art Maker 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

Alexander Goudie: Tam O'Shanter

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

Lillie Art Gallery, Glasgow

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 0141 956 5536

Tue 3 Mar

Free / 0141 956 5536

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 0141 956 5536

…and 10 more dates until 18 Mar

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 1 Mar

Free / 01360 770551

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 01360 770551

Sun 15 Mar

Free / 01360 770551

…and 2 more dates until 29 Mar

Kari Robertson: Ohmage

New work from Glasgow-based artist.

SWG3, Glasgow

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 0141 357 7246

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 0141 357 7246

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 0141 357 7246

…and 10 more dates until 21 Mar back to top

Paper Works

'Paper works' reflects the 15 month collaboration by 11 artists from Kent, showcasing selected works and retaining the experimental spirit of the project.

Hundred Years Gallery, London E2

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 020 3602 7973

  • 16:00 – 23:00 Paper Works Hundred Years Gallery, London

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 020 3602 7973

  • 12:00 – 19:00 Paper Works Hundred Years Gallery, London

Anna Betbeze: Plush Vision

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

Luxembourg & Dayan, London W1S

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 020 7734 1266

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 020 7734 1266

Sat 14 Mar

Free / 020 7734 1266

…and 2 more dates until 28 Mar

Colin Johnstone: The Romance of Iron and Cortisone

Prints from Orkney-based artist whose last solo show at the GPS was in 1987.

Glasgow Print Studio

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 0141 552 0704

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 0141 552 0704

Sun 15 Mar

Free / 0141 552 0704

Sun 22 Mar

Free / 0141 552 0704

Gideon Rubin

The exhibition includes examples of new works on paper alongside works on canvas. The artist selects to hang the new work in grids. Aside from representing the Modernist drive in painting, the grid points to temporal and rational systems.

Rokeby, London EC1R

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 020 7193 5034

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 020 7193 5034

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 020 7193 5034

…and 8 more dates until 26 Mar

Hoeyyn Ngu: How Many Lives

Paintings concerning the universal desire for happiness.

Hoeyyn Arts Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 07828 892210

Part of Traditional Chinese Arts Week.

Mon 2 Mar

Free / 07828 892210

Part of Traditional Chinese Arts Week.

Tue 3 Mar

Free / 07828 892210

Part of Traditional Chinese Arts Week.

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Jack Smith: Theatre and Performance Works

A look back at the career of the great queer cinema pioneer and codifier of camp, inspired by the groundbreaking 2013 Whitney exhibition Rituals of Rented island. Recreations of performance environments, plus film fragments, images and ephemera.

The Modern Institute, Glasgow

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 0141 248 3711

Laura McFarlane

Perpetual Instability - a solo exhibition of new work by Lucas Simoes is artist's first solo exhibition in London, and will see Simoes present an installation of new works in concrete responding to the current situation of Brutalist architecture.

Space In Between, London E8

Fri 6 Mar

Free

Sat 7 Mar

Free

Fri 13 Mar

Free

…and 9 more dates until 11 Apr

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

Space Interrupted

Three artists using installation and new media intervene with the architecture of an industrial building.

Limbo, Substation Project Space, Margate

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 0781 278 0984

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 0781 278 0984

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0781 278 0984

…and 2 more dates until 8 Mar

Dr Graham Whitham Talk

Dr Graham Whitham examines the social circumstances and artistic achievements of the period of the post-war School Prints in this illustrated talk.

Mascalls Gallery, Paddock Wood

Sat 28 Feb

£7 (£5) / 01892 839039

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Easel Sketching in the Gallery

If you feel inspired enough by the masterpieces in the gallery to try your hand at a bit of sketching, come along for a session led by artist Damian Callan. There's a different subject each month, and sometimes a live model.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 12 Mar

Free / 0131 624 6200

Fri 13 Mar

Free / 0131 624 6200

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Apr

0131 624 6200

Fri 24 Apr

0131 624 6200

Thu 21 May

0131 624 6200

Fri 22 May

0131 624 6200

Exposed No 3: ‘Glow’ By Darren Floyd

The subject matter for the 'Glow' paintings comes from the observation of fleeting moments, the transient dynamics of live music in performance.

Hundred Years Gallery, London E2

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 020 3602 7973

Jessica Van Der Weert: FlipSide

Original portraits of world renowned DJs and producers by the Brighton-based photographer, who have ventured out from behind the decks in aid of the British Tinnitus Association. Her subjects include Boy George, Carl Cox, DJ Fresh, Fatboy Slim, Goldie, Jaguar Skills, Judge Jules, Zane Lowe, Annie Mac, Paul Oakenfold…

Hoxton Gallery, London E2

Sun 1 Mar

Free

Judah Passow: Scots Jews – Identity, Belonging and the Future

Images of Scotland's Jewish community, from the Borders to Shetland.

Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 0141 552 2151

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 0141 552 2151

Sun 15 Mar

Free / 0141 552 2151

…and 4 more dates until 12 Apr

Self Storage

A group show reflecting on recent trends in digital culture.

Embassy, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Feb

Free

Sun 1 Mar

Free

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Stephen Butt ARBSA

Exhibition of watercolours and prints exploring the relationship between the natural and man-made world as seen through cities, gardens and objects.

RBSA Gallery, Birmingham

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 0121 236 4353

Sun 15 Mar

Free / 0121 236 4353

Sun 22 Mar

Free / 0121 236 4353

…and 4 more dates until 19 Apr

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

16/15

16/15 is an exhibition of sixteen postgraduate artists.

The Muse Gallery, London W11

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 020 7792 8588

  • 12:00 – 18:00 16/15 The Muse Gallery, London

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 020 7792 8588

  • 12:00 – 18:00 16/15 The Muse Gallery, London

Ade Adesina

Nigerian-born artist uses linocut and etching to explore how the human footprint is affecting our planet through deforestation, energy consumption and endangered wild species.

Glasgow Print Studio

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 0141 552 0704

Alfreda Benge: P.L.A

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

SPACE, London E8

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 020 8525 4330

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 020 8525 4330

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 020 8525 4330

…and 9 more dates until 5 Apr back to top