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Helen Wilson RSW RGI PAI: Lasting Impressions

An exhibition of new paintings and box constructions by Glasgow based artist Helen Wilson. Helen Wilson’s original inspiration for this body of work came from one of Liz Lochhead’s early poems, “Poem for My Sister”, which is ostensibly about shoes. For Wilson shoes seem to absorb and reflect so much of their wearer…

Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Jun

Free / 01315571020

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 01315571020

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Mon 1 Jul

Free / 01315571020

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 18 more dates until 22 Jul

Oor Wullie's Big Bucket Trail

Track down the 200 designed Oor Wullie statues and 350 mini sculptures scattered around Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee, Inverness and beyond, before they're reunited for a two-day exhibition and then auctioned off for charity.

Various venues: Scotland

Fri 21 Jun

Free

  • 09:00

Sat 22 Jun

Free

  • 09:00

Sun 23 Jun

Free

  • 09:00
…and 68 more dates until 30 Aug

The Theatre of Robert Anton

Work by the avant-garde theatre artist Robert Anton, the first time it's been seen in the UK.

Tramway, Glasgow

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 0845 330 3501

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 0845 330 3501

Sun 23 Jun

Free / 0845 330 3501

…and 6 more dates until 30 Jun

Victoria Crowe: 50 Years of Painting

A major retrospective of the work of artist Victoria Crowe, with over 150 paintings from all periods of her career.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 21 Jun

£6 (£4.50; Children £3) / 0131 529 3993

Sat 22 Jun

£6 (£4.50; Children £3) / 0131 529 3993

Sun 23 Jun

£6 (£4.50; Children £3) / 0131 529 3993

…and 79 more dates until 12 Oct

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

Thu 20 Jun

Free

  • 00:01 – 23:59 (Friday morning)

Fri 21 Jun

Free

  • 00:01 – 23:59 (Saturday morning)

Sat 22 Jun

Free

  • 00:01 – 23:59 (Sunday morning)
…and 92 more dates until 22 Sep

East Neuk Festival

World-class, critically-acclaimed music, art and literature converge on this busy corner of Fife. Though chamber music remains at the heart of its programme, the East Neuk Festival's most varied selection yet includes musical surprises, international authors and imaginative artworks, all located in quirky venues.

Various venues: East Neuk

Wed 26 Jun

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

Thu 27 Jun

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

Fri 28 Jun

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

…and 2 more dates until 30 Jun

Miss Bugs; Do No Harm

Miss Bugs new resin popsicles highlight social media sickness

Jealous Gallery and Print Studio, London EC2A

Thu 4 Jul

Free

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Fri 5 Jul

Free

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Sat 6 Jul

Free

  • 11:00 – 19:00
…and 15 more dates until 21 Jul

Byres Road Makers Market

A market on the last Saturday of the month featuring handmade crafts and work by Scottish designers, artists and crafters.

Hillhead Library, Glasgow

Sat 29 Jun

Times to be confirmed / 0141 339 7223

Sat 27 Jul

Times to be confirmed / 0141 339 7223

Sat 31 Aug

Times to be confirmed / 0141 339 7223

…and 3 more dates until 30 Nov

Emma Hales and Lucie Holzer

The recipients of the RGI Graduate Award 2017 exhibit their work from the past couple of years.

RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 0141 248 6386

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 0141 248 6386

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 0141 248 6386

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 9 more dates until 6 Jul

167 Annual Open Exhibition

The Royal West of England Academy holds an Annual Open Exhibition, now in its 167th year. As the name suggests, anyone can enter their work for this mixed discipline show - previous years have included painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, film, sculpture and illustration, and attracted entries from artists across…

Royal West Of England Academy, Bristol

Sun 29 Sep

£7.95 (£6.75; Students free; Children free; Members free; Seniors £6.75) / 01179735129

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Mon 30 Sep

£7.95 (£6.75; Students free; Children free; Members free; Seniors £6.75) / 01179735129

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Tue 1 Oct

£7.95 (£6.75; Students free; Children free; Members free; Seniors £6.75) / 01179735129

  • 10:00 – 17:30
…and 61 more dates until 1 Dec

Domestic Bliss

An exhibition which brings together work from Glasgow Museums' collection to look at the history of the building as a former house, Royal Exchange and civic space.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sun 23 Jun

Free / 0141 287 3050

…and 555 more dates until 31 Dec 2020

Free Range

Showcase for art school graduates.

Truman Brewery, London E3

Fri 21 Jun

Free

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sat 22 Jun

Free

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 23 Jun

Free

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 11 more dates until 8 Jul

Fyffe Christie 1918-1979

A new exhibition of paintings and drawings. A Graduate of Glasgow School of Art, Christie was born in Hertfordshire and came to Glasgow in 1930 aged 12. On leaving school he became an apprentice lithographic draughtsman, having inherited a gift for drawing from his father, George William Fyffe, creator of the then popular…

Cyril Gerber Fine Art, Glasgow

Sat 6 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0141 2213095

Mon 8 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0141 2213095

Tue 9 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0141 2213095

…and 16 more dates until 27 Jul

The Long Look

A collaboration between the painter Audrey Grant and the photographer and printmaker Norman McBeath, exploring the art of portraiture.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 21 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 624 6200

Sat 22 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 624 6200

Sun 23 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 624 6200

…and 126 more dates until 27 Oct

Mouneer Al Shaarani: Calligraphic Rhythms

Exhibition of calligraphic works by Mouneer Al Shaarani.

Stories Art Gallery, London W1K

Fri 21 Jun

Free

  • 11:00 – 18:30

Sat 22 Jun

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:30

Tue 25 Jun

Free

  • 11:00 – 18:30
…and 2 more dates until 27 Jun

The Oor Wullie Bucket Trail

A public art trail in and around the city of Dundee made up of 55 giant sculptures of the classic character sat on his upturned bucket. Each sculpture has been designed and painted by local artists.

Dundee Rep Theatre

Sat 23 Nov

£11–£26 (£6–£16; Children £11) / 01382 496203

Mon 25 Nov

£11–£26 (£6–£16; Children £11) / 01382 496203

Tue 26 Nov

£11–£26 (£6–£16; Children £11) / 01382 496203

…and 29 more dates until 5 Jan 2020

Rhythm by Soosan Danesh

Soosan Danesh’s brilliantly abstract ‘Rhythms, Edinburgh Closes’ are interpretations of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile closes. There are nine on display and although they are similar in style and size, each piece of wood is carefully designed and coloured in a specific way. They are as intricate as the closes they portray, and…

Upright Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 24 Jun

Free / 1312210265

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 1312210265

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Wed 26 Jun

Free / 1312210265

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 16 more dates until 12 Jul

Rumblestrip

Six artists present works based on the theme of unsettling moments of change.

g39, Cardiff

Fri 21 Jun

02920 473633

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 22 Jun

02920 473633

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Wed 26 Jun

02920 473633

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 11 more dates until 13 Jul

Tai Chi & Tea

Morning of tai chi in the gardens of Pollok House, followed by scones and a hot beverage.

Pollok House, Glasgow

Tue 25 Jun

£10 Includes scone, jam and cream, tea or coffee / 0844 493 2202

Tue 2 Jul

£10 Includes scone, jam and cream, tea or coffee / 0844 493 2202

Tue 9 Jul

£10 Includes scone, jam and cream, tea or coffee / 0844 493 2202

…and 6 more dates until 20 Aug

The Art of Reading

Exhibition of works from the University of Dundee's art and design collection which explore the ways in which artists are inspired by or make use of books.

Tower Building, Dundee

Fri 21 Jun

Tower Foyer Gallery

Free / 01382 384310

  • 09:30 – 19:00

Sat 22 Jun

Tower Foyer Gallery

Free / 01382 384310

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Mon 24 Jun

Tower Foyer Gallery

Free / 01382 384310

  • 09:30 – 19:00
…and 5 more dates until 29 Jun

Artroom by GHAT Professional Artists

Patient-centred arts project wherein professional artists work with patients in wards across NHS locations.

The Small Gallery, Aberdeen

Sat 13 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Free

Sun 14 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Free

Mon 15 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Free

…and 66 more dates until 19 Sep

Camberwell Open House 2019

Art workshops led by Camberwell College of Arts' staff, students and alumni.

Camberwell College Of Arts, London SE5

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 020 7514 6300

Cheeseburn Open Weekends

Explore the sculptures, landscaped gardens and sound installations.

Cheeseburn, Stamfordham

Sat 22 Jun

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sat 27 Jul

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sat 24 Aug

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Deepdale Festival

Festival celebrating the artistic talent of Norfolk.

Deepdale Backpackers & Camping

Fri 27 Sep

Times to be confirmed / weekend daytime ticket £17.50–£35 / 01485 210256

Sat 28 Sep

Times to be confirmed / weekend daytime ticket £17.50–£35 / 01485 210256

Sun 29 Sep

Times to be confirmed / weekend daytime ticket £17.50–£35 / 01485 210256

Donald Sultan: Dark Objects – Works 1977–2019

Collection of works created by the American figurative painter between 1977 and 2019.

Huxley-Parlour Gallery, London W1B

Thu 20 Jun

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0207 434 4319

Fri 21 Jun

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0207 434 4319

Sat 22 Jun

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0207 434 4319

…and 7 more dates until 29 Jun