Visual art, night

27 events

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Dr Stacey Hunter: Treasure

Exhibition of works by Dr Stacey Hunter inspired by her two month residency in Tokyo and Arita.

The Suttie Arts Space, Aberdeen

Sun 23 Jun

Free

  • 00:01 – 23:59 (Monday morning)

Mon 24 Jun

Free

  • 00:01 – 23:59 (Tuesday morning)

Tue 25 Jun

Free

  • 00:01 – 23:59 (Wednesday morning)
…and 89 more dates until 22 Sep

The Enchanted Forest

A stunning sound and light show that transforms Faskally Wood using dazzling visuals and innovative design set against an original music score.

Enchanted Forest, Faskally Wood, Pitlochry

Thu 3 Oct

£21.40–£22.47 (Children £0–£11.77; Family £0–£60.99) / 08712 887655

Tickets on sale Thu 13 Jun at 10am.

Fri 4 Oct

£21.40–£22.47 (Children £0–£11.77; Family £0–£60.99) / 08712 887655

Tickets on sale Thu 13 Jun at 10am.

Sat 5 Oct

£21.40–£22.47 (Children £0–£11.77; Family £0–£60.99) / 08712 887655

Tickets on sale Thu 13 Jun at 10am.

…and 29 more dates until 3 Nov

Nightpiece Film Festival

Nightpiece Media Hosted by director Al Carretta and now in its sixth year, if you love independent film, then Nightpiece is the event to attend. With short film selections from across the globe, our thematic programming is firmly on the film-making pulse. Be part of the network; we're more than just a film festival.

theSpace @ Symposium Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 19 Aug

Amphitheatre

£10 (£8) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 20 Aug

Amphitheatre

£10 (£8) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 22 Aug

Amphitheatre

£10 (£8) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 23 Aug

Amphitheatre

£10 (£8) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Yorkshire Sculpture International

For Yorkshire Sculpture International at The Hepworth Wakefield, this exhibition is centred around the idea of ‘truth to materials’, a concept adopted by British modernist artists including Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore, whose work forms the heart of Wakefield’s impressive art collection. It responds to their interest…

The Hepworth Wakefield

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 01924 247360

Sun 7 Jul

Free / 01924 247360

Sun 14 Jul

Free / 01924 247360

…and 10 more dates until 22 Sep

Adventures on the National Cycle Network Photography Exhibition

Sustrans Scotland Visit the Union Canal to experience an array of inspiring and breathtaking images showcasing the best rural, urban and wildlife photography captured on the National Cycle Network in Scotland. The National Cycle Network is a series of traffic-free paths and quiet, on-road cycling and walking routes…

Lochrin Basin, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Hoardings on the Union Canal

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Hoardings on the Union Canal

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Hoardings on the Union Canal

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 27 more dates until 31 Aug

Alan Davie & David Hockney: Early Works

The exhibition was a pivotal influence on Hockney’s artistic development and shortly after this visit, Hockney moved to London to take up a place at the Royal College of Art. Here he discarded, as Davie had, realist figurative painting in favour of colourful, gestural works that combined abstraction with coded text and…

The Hepworth Wakefield

Sun 20 Oct

Free / 01924 247360

Sun 27 Oct

Free / 01924 247360

Sun 3 Nov

Free / 01924 247360

…and 13 more dates until 12 Jan 2020

Arts, Memories and Emotion

Exhibition marking the centenary of the end of the First World War, featuring the historic Carillion Quilt and a 1931 film reel of the first Carillonneur Eric Jordon playing the bells, and many more interesting artefacts on display.

Loughborough Town Hall

Thu 24 Oct

Sock Gallery

Free / 01509 231914

  • 00:00 (Friday morning)

Fri 25 Oct

Sock Gallery

Free / 01509 231914

  • 00:00 (Saturday morning)

Sat 26 Oct

Sock Gallery

Free / 01509 231914

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning)
…and 26 more dates until 21 Nov

Barbara Hepworth

Barbara Hepworth was born in Wakefield in 1903. Her father was a surveyor for West Riding County Council and Hepworth accompanied him on his inspections of local roads and bridges. She later wrote: ‘Perhaps what one wants to say is formed in childhood and the rest of one’s life is spent trying to say it. I know that all I…

The Hepworth Wakefield

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 01924 247360

Sun 7 Jul

Free / 01924 247360

Sun 14 Jul

Free / 01924 247360

…and 10 more dates until 22 Sep

Below the Blanket

Cryptic A sensory series of visual, sonic and kinetic installations inspired by blanket bog in the Scottish highlands, Cryptic take you on a captivating journey to Caithness and Sutherland’s Flow Country – an awe-inspiring expanse of deep peat dotted with beguiling bog pools, which play a crucial role in fighting…

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Wed 24 Jul

£15.40 (£8.80) / 0131 248 2909

Thu 25 Jul

£15.40 (£8.80) / 0131 248 2909

Fri 26 Jul

£15.40 (£8.80) / 0131 248 2909

…and 26 more dates until 25 Aug

Christina Quarles

Quarles’ paintings capture bodies in varying states of abstraction, framed by architectural devices that create ever-shifting spaces. Occasional fragments of text in earlier paintings and recent drawings reveal some of the literary, musical and autobiographical references that underpin her work. They also draw parallels…

The Hepworth Wakefield

Sun 20 Oct

Free / 01924 247360

Sun 27 Oct

Free / 01924 247360

Sun 3 Nov

Free / 01924 247360

…and 13 more dates until 12 Jan 2020

A Contemporary Collection: Sculpture & Materials

Wakefield’s art collection, now cared for by The Hepworth Wakefield, was founded in 1923 with the aim to nurture a public understanding of contemporary art. A progressive collecting policy saw the work of Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore acquired early in their careers, as well as other leading artists of the day, such as…

The Hepworth Wakefield

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 01924 247360

Sun 7 Jul

Free / 01924 247360

Sun 14 Jul

Free / 01924 247360

…and 10 more dates until 22 Sep

Explore & Draw Stations

We have up to three stations in the galleries for you to use and explore. Each station links to our temporary exhibitions or collection displays and contains activities, objects and books related to the artworks. Enjoy drawing in the galleries, look in new ways at the artworks, feel objects and materials connected to…

The Hepworth Wakefield

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 01924 247360

Hands on Base : Horniman Explores

Hands on Base is open for fun sessions that will explore a different theme every week using objects from our handling collection. Themes will include animals, costumes, masks, music and toys to name just a few. Take part in a series of challenges that could have you trying on clothes, playing music, drawing and of…

Horniman Museum And Gardens, London SE23

Fri 28 Jun

Free / 020 8699 1872

Fri 5 Jul

Free / 020 8699 1872

Fri 12 Jul

Free / 020 8699 1872

…and 11 more dates until 27 Sep

The Hepworth Family Gift / Hepworth At Work

The Hepworth Family Gift consists of 44 full size, rarely seen working models – surviving prototypes in plaster and aluminium made in preparation for the works in bronze Hepworth executed from the mid-1950s to the end of her career. It also includes drawings and a large group of lithographs and screen prints by Barbara…

The Hepworth Wakefield

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 01924 247360

Sun 7 Jul

Free / 01924 247360

Sun 14 Jul

Free / 01924 247360

…and 10 more dates until 22 Sep

Let's Animate - Home Ed - Monthly Animation Club

Calling all Home Ed students! Come along and join in with Let's Animate monthly Home Ed animation club… Each month Filmmakers will be given creative animation activities helping them learn and understand all about animation, whilst having fun! Sessions run monthly £12.50 per child - Unfortunately we do not…

Let's Animate Studio, Coventry

Thu 7 Nov

Material Encounters

Every aspect of our daily lives is shaped by encounters with the material world – from domestic objects to the architecture of the spaces in which we live and work, the clothes that we wear and the digital platforms we engage with. We respond to the particular materials and associations that form these encounters. This…

The Hepworth Wakefield

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 01924 247360

Sun 7 Jul

Free / 01924 247360

Sun 14 Jul

Free / 01924 247360

…and 10 more dates until 22 Sep

Matthieu Leger: Glitch

Exhibition of new oil paintings by artist Matthieu Leger.

Loughborough Town Hall

Mon 24 Jun

Sock Gallery

Free / 01509 231914

  • 00:00 (Tuesday morning)

Tue 25 Jun

Sock Gallery

Free / 01509 231914

  • 00:00 (Wednesday morning)

Wed 26 Jun

Sock Gallery

Free / 01509 231914

  • 00:00 (Thursday morning)
…and 30 more dates until 26 Jul

Moon Festival

Celebration of the moon, marking the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. The festival will include art exhibitions, music performances, lectures and talks by experts such as the European Space Agency, film screenings, street parties, and a keynote delivered by Margaret Atwood.

Various venues: London, WC2R

Thu 18 Jul

Fri 19 Jul

Sat 20 Jul

…and 5 more dates until 25 Jul

The Park Hotel: Fear Floors

Immersive horror-themed walk through scare event.

Park Hotel, Morecambe

Sat 19 Oct

Sun 20 Oct

Princess in the Castle

Nightpiece Media Psychological thriller. Film premiere presented as part of the Nightpiece Film Festival. Director Al Carretta's 15th indie feature since 2010. YouTube sensation Connie Castille had a perfect life, then she disappeared. Re-emerging years later, her tale of captivity could make the career of a…

theSpace @ Symposium Hall, Edinburgh

Wed 21 Aug

Amphitheatre

£10 (£8) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Real Sketchy

Enjoy a sketching session with a couple of pints and some music thrown in.

Black Box, Belfast

Thu 4 Jul

Free

  • 21:00 – 23:00

Thu 1 Aug

Free

  • 21:00 – 23:00

Thu 5 Sep

Free

  • 21:00 – 23:00
…and 3 more dates until 5 Dec

Summer Late with Chichester Festival Theatre

This summer, Pallant House Gallery is being taken over! Our series of four Summer Lates will see creative local partners take over the Gallery for one night only; expect music, performances, talks, screenings, activities and workshops, and of course plenty of food and drink. 6-10pm Gallery access is free £5 entrance…

Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

Thu 12 Sep

Free / 01243 774557

Summer Late with Chichester University

This summer, Pallant House Gallery is being taken over! Our series of four Summer Lates will see creative local partners take over the Gallery for one night only; expect music, performances, talks, screenings, activities and workshops, and of course plenty of food and drink. 6-10pm Gallery access is free £5 entrance…

Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

Thu 3 Oct

Free / 01243 774557

Summer Late with Design Collective Chichester

This summer, Pallant House Gallery is being taken over! Our series of four Summer Lates will see creative local partners take over the Gallery for one night only; expect music, performances, talks, screenings, activities and workshops, and of course plenty of food and drink. 6-10pm Gallery access is free £5 entrance…

Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

Thu 8 Aug

Free / 01243 774557

Summer Late with Strong Island

This summer, Pallant House Gallery is being taken over! Our series of four Summer Lates will see creative local partners take over the Gallery for one night only; expect music, performances, talks, screenings, activities and workshops, and of course plenty of food and drink. 6-10pm Gallery access is free £5 entrance…

Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

Thu 11 Jul

Free / 01243 774557