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ECA Third Year Show: Low Risk Occupiers

Third year Edinburgh College of Art students showcase their work.

St Margaret's House, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 0131 661 1924

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 0131 661 1924

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 0131 661 1924

…and 2 more dates until 2 May

Eleni Kalorkoti

Work by Edinburgh-born illustrator whose work has appeared in the New York Times and publications by the V&A and Random House.

Hula Juice Bar and Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 0131 220 1121

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 0131 220 1121

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 0131 220 1121

…and 6 more dates until 6 May

Anita Witek

Disturbing photomontages by Austrian artist.

l'Étrangére, London EC2A

Tue 28 Apr

Free

Wed 29 Apr

Free

Thu 30 Apr

Free

…and 2 more dates until 2 May

223 Presents: Interface

Gallery 223 is pleased to present INTERFACE a new collection of work by London based installation and sculpture artists Edward Shuster and Claudia Moseley, brought to you by 223 Presents and curated by Alex Wood.

Gallery 223, London SE1

Fri 15 May

Free

Sat 16 May

Free

Sun 17 May

Free

…and 14 more dates until 31 May

Skate Girls of Kabul by Jessica Fulford-Dobson

Photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson will present her series of portraits, Skate Girls of Kabul, in a major new exhibition at London's Saatchi Gallery from 15 to 28 April 2015.

Saatchi Gallery, London SW3

Tue 28 Apr

020 7811 3070

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Four Seasons

Paintings by Ronnie Buchan, Yvonne Hutchinson, John Dunbar and Jacqui Higgs, curated by Delicartessen.

Joseph Pearce’s, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 0131 556 4140

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 0131 556 4140

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 0131 556 4140

…and 74 more dates until 25 Jul

Glasgow Comic Con

Indulge your love of all things graphic at this fiesta of films, comics and fandoms. There's also book dealers, toy sellers, indie comic publishers and comic creators – everything your comic-loving heart desires. Special guests tbc.

The Art School, Glasgow

Sat 4 Jul

£8–£20 (tbc) / 0141 352 4900

CCA, Glasgow

Sat 4 Jul

£8–£20 (tbc) / 0141 352 4900

Gwen John To Lucian Freud

Exhibition of masterpieces of Modern British Art brought together by contemporary artist Dexter Dalwood, including work by Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, Howard Hodgkin, Richard Hamilton, Graham Sutherland and John Nash.

The Holburne Museum, Bath

Tue 28 Apr

£6.50 (£5.50; Children £3; £3; £12–£16) / 01225 388588

Wed 29 Apr

£6.50 (£5.50; Children £3; £3; £12–£16) / 01225 388588

Thu 30 Apr

£6.50 (£5.50; Children £3; £3; £12–£16) / 01225 388588

…and 38 more dates until 7 Jun

North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre, Motherwell

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 01698 274 590

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 01698 274 590

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 01698 274 590

…and 37 more dates until 6 Jun

Artist Rooms: Robert Mapplethorpe

Moving, arresting and truly significant work by prolific American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. Featuring ground-breaking portraiture of his contemporaries – Andy Warhol, Truman Capote and Patti Smith – and his iconic self-portraits.

Clydebank Museum, Glasgow

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 0141 562 2400

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 0141 562 2400

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 0141 562 2400

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The Converse x Dazed Emerging Artists Award 2015

A competition for UK artists at the start of their career. Works by the winners are displayed in the Burlington Gardens galleries for the very first time.

Royal Academy Of Arts, London W1J

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 020 7300 8000

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 020 7300 8000

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 020 7300 8000

…and 17 more dates until 17 May

Gobbledegook Theatre: Ear Trumpet

A rich seam of music has been discovered flowing through a geological fault line deep beneath Brighton. Eons-worth of sound, ancient and modern, is harmonically bound together, trapped inside primeval rocks, and occasionally it bubbles up and erupts to the surface. Ear Trumpet is about listening. It's about the sound…

Queen's Park, Brighton

Sat 16 May

Free

Sun 17 May

Free

Stewart Bryden: Something Manly

First solo exhibition from Scottish photographer.

The Brotique, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 0131 623 7770

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 0131 623 7770

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 0131 623 7770

…and 8 more dates until 9 May

The Glaziers Art Fair 2015

We are delighted to announce that the First Glaziers' Art Fair, open to the public, will take place at historic Glaziers' Hall on London Bridge on 27 & 28 October 2015.

Glaziers Hall, London SE1

Wed 28 Oct

£5–£45

Out of the Blue Arts Market

Over 100 artists, makers and traders punt their wares, which include everything from paintings to jewellery and vintage clothing to furniture.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 2 May

£1 / 0131 555 7100

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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

We(e) Object

Small-scale mixed media work.

St Margaret's House, Edinburgh

Sat 9 May

Free / 0131 661 1924

  • 10:00 – 18:00 We(e) Object St Margaret's House, Edinburgh

Sun 10 May

Free / 0131 661 1924

  • 10:00 – 18:00 We(e) Object St Margaret's House, Edinburgh

Mon 11 May

Free / 0131 661 1924

  • 10:00 – 18:00 We(e) Object St Margaret's House, Edinburgh
…and 13 more dates until 24 May

Woollen Woods In Bloom

Outdoor installation supporting The Campaign for Wool.

National Trust: Rufford Old Hall, Ormskirk

Tue 28 Apr

Free, plus admission £7.50, child £3.70, family £18.70 / 01704 821254

Wed 29 Apr

Free, plus admission £7.50, child £3.70, family £18.70 / 01704 821254

Thu 30 Apr

Free, plus admission £7.50, child £3.70, family £18.70 / 01704 821254

…and 54 more dates until 2 Jul

The Art of Getting by

Come and see this exhibition on young people’s views of poverty in Scotland, put together by children and young people from Glasgow and Aberdeen, supported by students from Glasgow School of Art. Over 200,000 children live in poverty in Scotland; this exhibition is the result of young people using art as a medium to…

Scotland Street School Museum, Glasgow

Fri 1 May

Free / 0141 444 8678

Part of Engage with Strathclyde.

Sat 2 May

Free / 0141 444 8678

Part of Engage with Strathclyde.

Sun 3 May

Free / 0141 444 8678

Part of Engage with Strathclyde.

…and 14 more dates until 17 May

ARTIST ROOMS: Diane Arbus

Compelling collection of works by the photographer who was repeatedly drawn to the fringes of society.

Kirkcaldy Galleries

Tue 28 Apr

Free

Wed 29 Apr

Free

Thu 30 Apr

Free

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ARTIST ROOMS: Roy Lichtenstein

A three-room display of the work of Roy Lichtenstein (1923–1997), the man who made Ben-Day dots into his signature style. This display brings together for the first time works by the wittiest of the pop artists.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 255 more dates until 10 Jan 2016

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

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 3 more dates until 3 May

Beth Kettel: Post-Point, and/or, The Sequential Tangential Potential

Manchester-based artist with an interest in the infrastructure of showing artwork, mixing meticulously constructed objects with surreal, free-associating texts.

The Telfer, Glasgow

Thu 30 Apr

Fri 1 May

Sat 2 May

…and 5 more dates until 10 May

Blazing with Crimson: Tartan Portraits

A stroll down the Royal Mile will confirm to even the most philosophically sceptical observer that tartan and highland dress are, as they say, Emblems of Scottish National Identity. This exhibition examines what the tartan meant to six people painted between 1680 and 1780.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 245 more dates until 31 Dec

Brita Granström: Sea Salt and Sour Dough

Domestic interiors and seascapes from Swedish artist and illustrator whose work combines unsentimental realism with warmth and curiosity.

Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 0131 557 1020

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 0131 557 1020

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 0131 557 1020

…and 9 more dates until 11 May back to top