Morning events, Visual art, Architecture & design

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As Found – Lost Practice

A look at the building program that created new public schools in the post-war period.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 0141 276 5365

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 0141 276 5365

Mon 2 Mar

Free / 0141 276 5365

…and 16 more dates until 18 Mar

Wendelien van Oldenborgh: Beauty and the Right to the Ugly

Dutch artist who uses the format of a public film shoot to explore social relations. Featuring her film Beauty and the Right to the Ugly, which in turn borrows its title from the 1982 exhibition The Beautiful and the Right to be Ugly by Italian-Brazilian artist Lina Bo Bardi.

Collective Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 0131 556 1264

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 0131 556 1264

Tue 3 Mar

Free / 0131 556 1264

…and 28 more dates until 5 Apr

Beauty by Design: Fashioning the Renaissance

Work by contemporary fashion designers inspired by Old Master paintings, using materials such as lace that are associated with earlier periods, together with an exploration of Renaissance ideas of beauty and cosmetics.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 0131 624 6200

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 0131 624 6200

Mon 2 Mar

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 62 more dates until 3 May

Best Use of Timber: RIAS Timber Awards

A showcase for innovative uses of wood, from architectural projects all over Scotland.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 0141 276 5365

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 0141 276 5365

Mon 2 Mar

Free / 0141 276 5365

…and 65 more dates until 6 May

Empowerment: Social Change Through Building

A showcase for the work of Orkidstudio, which supports architectural projects in the developing world and considers building as a process rather than a product, empowering local people and helping them to find solutions to their problems.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Sat 28 Feb

Gallery One

Free / 0141 276 5365

Sun 1 Mar

Gallery One

Free / 0141 276 5365

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Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things

Exhibition of key designs that have shaped the modern world.

Design Museum, London SE1

Sat 28 Feb

£10.75 (£9.70; Students £6.50) / 020 7940 8790

Sun 1 Mar

£10.75 (£9.70; Students £6.50) / 020 7940 8790

Mon 2 Mar

£10.75 (£9.70; Students £6.50) / 020 7940 8790

…and 33 more dates until 4 Apr

Falls the Shadow

Paintings from Kissell and photography from Soden, examining time's passage and the effect that has on architecture.

Eleven, London SW1W

Fri 20 Mar

Free / 020 7823 5540

Sat 21 Mar

Free / 020 7823 5540

Tue 24 Mar

Free / 020 7823 5540

…and 28 more dates until 1 May

Glasgow City Mission Art Class Exhibition

Work by the mission's art class.

Glasgow City Mission

Mon 16 Mar

Free / 0141 221 2630

Tue 17 Mar

Free / 0141 221 2630

Mackintosh Architecture - Exhibition

A review of the buildings of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, with many original drawings and watercolours showing how his style changed over time.

RIBA, London W1B

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 020 7580 5533

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 020 7580 5533

Mon 2 Mar

Free / 020 7580 5533

…and 82 more dates until 23 May

Made in Wood

The gallery becomes a workshop, studio and site-specific exhibition space as students and staff from Nottingham Trent University and Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Norway work together with reclaimed and disused wood.

Bonington Gallery, Nottingham

Thu 12 Mar

Free / 0115 848 8446

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Made in Wood Bonington Gallery, Nottingham

Fri 13 Mar

Free / 0115 848 8446

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Made in Wood Bonington Gallery, Nottingham

Mon 16 Mar

Free / 0115 848 8446

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Made in Wood Bonington Gallery, Nottingham
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Make Your Mark Adult & Child Art Class

Art classes for ages 5+ and their parents/guardians/carers, although younger siblings are welcome. Materials are provided.

Rosemount Community Education Centre, Aberdeen

Sat 28 Feb

£108–£120 / 01224 611160

Please note: this course runs from 17 Jan–21 Mar 2015.

Sat 7 Mar

£108–£120 / 01224 611160

Please note: this course runs from 17 Jan–21 Mar 2015.

Sat 14 Mar

£108–£120 / 01224 611160

Please note: this course runs from 17 Jan–21 Mar 2015.

Sat 21 Mar

£108–£120 / 01224 611160

Please note: this course runs from 17 Jan–21 Mar 2015.

Mandalas in Nature Weekend Course

A two-day painting course drawing inspiration from mandalas found in nature, led by Elizabeth Mitchell.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Sat 2 May

£95 including all materials, equipment, refreshments & light lunch / 0141 353 4776/4770

Sun 3 May

£95 including all materials, equipment, refreshments & light lunch / 0141 353 4776/4770

Pier Paolo Calzolari

The first London solo gallery presentation of work by this hugely respected Italian artist, who's been associated with the Arte Povera movement.

Ronchini Gallery, London W1S

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 020 7629 9188

Mon 2 Mar

Free / 020 7629 9188

Tue 3 Mar

Free / 020 7629 9188

…and 4 more dates until 7 Mar

Raphael's Legacy: Italian Design in the 16th Century

Designs for prints, silver and gold vessels from the school of Raphael.

Christ Church Picture Gallery, Oxford

Sat 28 Feb

£4; members of Oxford University free (£2) / 01865 276172

Mon 2 Mar

£4; members of Oxford University free (£2) / 01865 276172

Wed 4 Mar

£4; members of Oxford University free (£2) / 01865 276172

…and 59 more dates until 25 May

Scotland + Venice Exhibition

A look back at the last ten years of Scotland's contribution to the Venice architecture Biennale.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 0141 276 5365

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 0141 276 5365

Mon 2 Mar

Free / 0141 276 5365

…and 16 more dates until 18 Mar

Twenty Eight – The Collective Pop-up

A Stockbridge-based pop-up shop featuring work from designers, artists, poets, milliners, dressmakers, illustrators, ceramicists and other creative types.

Twenty Eight, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Feb

Sun 1 Mar

Tue 3 Mar

…and 23 more dates until 29 Mar

V&A Museum of Design Dundee: Design in Motion

V&A Museum of Design Dundee goes on the road with the Travelling Gallery in this major touring exhibition, bringing Scotland's design heritage and present-day design work to venues all over the country. A Design Scotland app for iOS and Android enables you to track the exhibition's progress. Featured designers include…

An Lanntair Arts Centre and Cinema, Isle of Lewis

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 01851 708480

Aqualibrium, Campbeltown

Sat 9 May

Free / 01586 551212

Cenotaph, Paisley

Wed 27 May

Free

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