Evening events, Visual art

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Pollyanna – Testbed Cabaret

Cabaret night featuring experimental performance, drinking, flirting and glamour.

Paradise Palms, Edinburgh

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 0131 225 4186

Wed 27 May

Free / 0131 225 4186

All the Young Nudes – Life Drawing Club

A relaxed life drawing club with music and a bar to aid the flow of inspiration.

Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Apr

£5 / 0131 247 4704

Tue 5 May

£5 / 0131 247 4704

Tue 12 May

£5 / 0131 247 4704

…and 32 more dates until 22 Dec

The Flying Duck, Glasgow

Tue 28 Apr

£5 / 0141 564 1450

Tue 5 May

£5 / 0141 564 1450

Tue 12 May

£5 / 0141 564 1450

…and 32 more dates until 22 Dec

Redd Function Suite, Dundee

Tue 28 Apr

£5

Tue 5 May

£5

Tue 12 May

£5

…and 33 more dates until 29 Dec

NET WT: The Open Studio

Open studio and public space created by NET WT, an all-female art collective from Edinburgh.

Tan Like That, London NW5

Sat 9 May

Free

Launch party.

8 Minutes 20 Seconds

This show will be an artistic interpretation of the science behind the sun.

The Holy Biscuit, Newcastle

Fri 15 May

Free / 0191 447 6811

Sat 16 May

Free / 0191 447 6811

Above/Below

An eclectic mix of knitting, woodwork, screen printing, sketching, sculpture and installation.

Surface Gallery, Nottingham

Fri 1 May

Free / 0115 947 0793

  • 18:00 – 21:00 Above/Below Surface Gallery, Nottingham
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Above/Below

May sees Surface Gallery show off a selection of talent from beneath its venerable roof with Above/Below, a joint artist/volunteer show.

Surface Gallery, Nottingham

Fri 1 May

Free / 0115 947 0793

  • 18:00 – 21:00 Above/Below Surface Gallery, Nottingham

Advanced Drawing and Painting

Increase your knowledge of practical skills and visual art theory in this nine-week course with tutor Robert Wilson, who studied at Duncan of Jordanstone and Chelsea School of Art.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Thu 30 Apr

£95 / 0141 353 4776

Thu 7 May

£95 / 0141 353 4776

Thu 14 May

£95 / 0141 353 4776

…and 5 more dates until 18 Jun

Alternative Dream Therapy

Installation performance and personalised experience in which Dr Stratus guides audience members through the nonsensical world of dreams. A co-production between NapTrap and Theatre Delicatessen.

Theatre Delicatessen, London EC1R

Mon 27 Apr

£10 (£8)

Wed 29 Apr

£10 (£8)

Mon 4 May

£10 (£8)

…and 7 more dates until 27 May

Amy.Mae: Hard.Back Edinburgh

Artist photographing people's backs, with the aim of building a collection.

Old Street Lighting Depot, Edinburgh

Fri 22 May

£8–£15

Part of Hidden Door Festival.

Andre Glenn Exhibition

Paintings by the Northern Ireland-born artist.

Black Box, Belfast

Thu 30 Apr

The Green Room

Free

Fri 1 May

The Green Room

Free

Sat 2 May

The Green Room

Free

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Andrew Graham-Dixon: Caravaggio: A Life Sacred And Profane: Talk

The art critic shares what he has pieced together about this extraordinary artist, a shadowy figure who flitted between Milan, Naples and Rome in the company of cardinals, artists and whores.

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Mon 27 Apr

£12 ( £10) / 01434 652477

Anthropomorphic Mouse Or Rat Taxidermy

Embrace the tim'rous beasties by filling one up with stuffing and presenting it proudly on your mantelpiece.

Islington Arts Factory, London N7

Sun 10 May

£37.31–£52.55 / 020 7607 0561

Mon 18 May

£37.31–£52.55 / 020 7607 0561

Mon 8 Jun

£37.31–£52.55 / 020 7607 0561

…and 18 more dates until 14 Dec

Viktor Wynd Fine Art Inc, London E8

Tue 19 May

£37.31–£52.55 / 020 7998 3617

Mon 8 Jun

£37.31–£52.55 / 020 7998 3617

Mon 29 Jun

£37.31–£52.55 / 020 7998 3617

…and 11 more dates until 14 Dec

The Anxiety of Influence: An Evening with Glenn Ligon

Talk from the artist whose Encounters and Collisions exhibition is running concurrently at the gallery.

Nottingham Contemporary

Wed 13 May

Free / 0115 948 9750

Architecture for All: English Baroque

Dan Cruickshank talks about the English baroque style in architecture, with special reference to the striking buildings of Hawksmoor and Archer.

Old Royal Naval College, London SE10

Thu 7 May

£5 / 020 8269 4799

Art Class

Creative session.

Bedworth Arts Centre

Tue 28 Apr

Arthur Wilson Gallery

£5.50 ( £4.50) / 024 7664 3255

  • 19:00 – 21:00 Art Class Bedworth Arts Centre

Tue 5 May

Arthur Wilson Gallery

£5.50 ( £4.50) / 024 7664 3255

  • 19:00 – 21:00 Art Class Bedworth Arts Centre

Tue 12 May

Arthur Wilson Gallery

£5.50 ( £4.50) / 024 7664 3255

  • 19:00 – 21:00 Art Class Bedworth Arts Centre
…and 7 more dates until 30 Jun

Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton-on-Trent

Tue 28 Apr

£10 / 01283 508100

  • 18:30 – 20:30 Art Class Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton-on-Trent

Tue 5 May

£10 / 01283 508100

  • 18:30 – 20:30 Art Class Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton-on-Trent

Tue 12 May

£10 / 01283 508100

  • 18:30 – 20:30 Art Class Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton-on-Trent
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The Art Elements

A six-week course in understanding the basic elements in drawing and painting.

AWOL Studios, Manchester

Wed 29 Apr

£144.50 / 0161 637 7004

Note: this course runs Wed 22 Apr–Wed 27 May 2015.

Wed 6 May

£144.50 / 0161 637 7004

Note: this course runs Wed 22 Apr–Wed 27 May 2015.

Wed 13 May

£144.50 / 0161 637 7004

Note: this course runs Wed 22 Apr–Wed 27 May 2015.

…and 2 more dates until 27 May

Art Exhibition: Inspired By The Sea

Art exhibition by internationally awarded painter from Dubrovnik, Croatia. His artworks are unique, rich with colors done with oil, acrylics or mix media on canvas.The foreword is written by Jose Van Roy Dali, son of great Salvador Dali.

Royal Opera Arcade Gallery, London SW1Y

Sun 3 May

Free / 020 7930 8069

Art Lab: Workshop

A creative adventure for adults.

Harbour House, Kingsbridge

Thu 30 Apr

£7.50 per session; £30 5 weeks / 01548 854708

Thu 7 May

£7.50 per session; £30 5 weeks / 01548 854708

Thu 14 May

£7.50 per session; £30 5 weeks / 01548 854708

…and 2 more dates until 28 May

ArtHole Presents 'Malegraph' By Bobby Van Druff

ArtHole London invites you to Bobby van Druff's Malegraph series, that has been selected for the May installation of ArtHole at Dalston Superstore. Bobby recently relocated from New York City and this will be his first solo exhibition in London.

Arthole, London E8

Thu 7 May

Free / 020 7254 2273

Artist In Residence Talk: Jessica Hoad

Thursday 30 April, 5.30pm Jessica Hoad will talk about her varied sculptural practice focusing on the research project developed throughout her residency.

YMCA, Swansea

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 01792 516900

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Artist Talk: Eamon O'Kane

Eamon O'Kane will discuss his work and influences, exploring the impact of the educator Friedrich Froebel on his practice and his interest in the relationship between modernist architecture, the landscape and history.

Sainsbury Centre For Visual Arts, Norwich

Fri 19 Jun

£6 (£4) / 01603 593199

Artist Talk: Robert Davies

Join artist Robert Davies for further insight into his film Of Time and the Railway, a piece of work that was 86 days in the making.

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Tue 18 Aug

Hexagon

£3 / 0121 446 3232

Artists in Conversation: Michael Craik and Eric Cruikshank

The artists talk about their work and processes.

Howden Park Centre, Livingston

Thu 14 May

Free / 01506 777666

Arts Emergency Response Centre

An evening for participants from London based charity Arts Emergency to introduce and showcase their work.

BALTIC, Gateshead

Fri 1 May

Free / 0191 478 1810

At the Intersections: The … And Beyond Institute of Further Research

Artist Sonya Dyer leads a think tank exploring intersectionality and the black female body in time and space.

Nottingham Contemporary

Wed 10 Jun

Free / 0115 948 9750

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