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Northern Women's Art Collective Spring Exhibition

Contemporary painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking and photography by eighteen emerging female artists.

Nexus Art Cafe, Manchester

Sun 5 Apr

Free

Sun 12 Apr

Free

Sun 19 Apr

Free

…and 6 more dates until 31 May

Possibilities of the Object: Experiments in Modern and Contemporary Brazilian Art

A group exhibition looking at the ways in which Brazilian artists made cutting-edge art from the 1950s to the 70s. Curated by Paulo Venancio Filho, the featured artists are Artur Barrio, Waltércio Caldas, Sergio Camargo, Aluísio Carvao, Amílcar de Castro, Willys de Castro, Lygia Clark, Antonio Dias, Ferreira Gullar, Jac…

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0131 225 2383

Sun 12 Apr

Free / 0131 225 2383

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 0131 225 2383

…and 5 more dates until 24 May

Aabru Art's Transcending Boundaries 2015

The largest selling modern and contemporary West African art show in London featuring work by 35 Nigerian artists.

Asia House, London W1G

Wed 22 Apr

Free / 07847 244217

Thu 23 Apr

Free / 07847 244217

Nicolas Deshayes: Becoming Soil

Sculptural, enamel-on-steel paintings by the London-based, French artist.

Jonathan Viner Gallery, London E2

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 020 7729 4098

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 020 7729 4098

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 020 7729 4098

…and 9 more dates until 18 Apr

Urara Tsuchiya: Connoisseur's world

Performance, sculpture and photographic work from Japanese artist resident in Glasgow.

Queens Park Railway Club, Glasgow

Thu 30 Apr

Free

Fri 1 May

Free

Sat 2 May

Free

…and 9 more dates until 23 May back to top

Aideen Doran Solo Exhibition

Aideen Doran at Grand Union this spring, where she will lead an investigative, creative research project interrogating the idea of the city as a space for artistic, economic and ideological production.

Grand Union, Birmingham

Sat 18 Apr

Free / 0121 643 9079

Wed 22 Apr

Free / 0121 643 9079

Thu 23 Apr

Free / 0121 643 9079

…and 12 more dates until 14 May

Akhal-Teke, Josephine Callaghan

Akhal-Teke is a new series of medium format, analogue photo-collages by Josephine Callaghan for #temporarycustodians and is the first exhibition to emerge from Res.

Enclave, London SE8

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 020 8694 1644

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 020 8694 1644

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 020 8694 1644

…and 3 more dates until 11 Apr

Alexander and Susan Maris: The Potter's Field

A Potter's Field containing nine pauper's graves, one for each of the classical Muses, made up of simple mounds of earth and marked with a single white quartzite stone sourced from Schiehallion. The public are invited to leave their own offerings to the muses within the Tenemos, which can be found in the path between the…

Lust & The Apple, Gorebridge

Fri 3 Apr

Prices to be confirmed

Sat 4 Apr

Prices to be confirmed

Sun 5 Apr

Prices to be confirmed

…and 6 more dates until 19 Apr

Amy Petra Woodward & Diana Edmunds: Trip The Light

Sensory works and installations created using colour, surface and industrial materials or processes.

Art House1, London SE1

Fri 10 Apr

Free / 07713 189249

Thu 16 Apr

Free / 07713 189249

Fri 17 Apr

Free / 07713 189249

…and 2 more dates until 24 Apr

Bob And Roberta Smith 'Why I Am So Angry'

Exhibition by Bob and Roberta Smith, 'Why I Am So Angry', an artful stand against government attacks on art. Bob is standing as independent candidate against former Education Secretary Michael Gove who paved the governments disregard for arts.

Handel Street Projects, London N1

Wed 1 Apr

Free

Thu 2 Apr

Free

Fri 3 Apr

Free

…and 15 more dates until 8 May back to top

The Clive Beardsmore Gift: Interventions In The Garman Ryan Galleries

Displayed in the themed context of the Garman Ryan rooms, these permanently gifted artworks from private collector Beardsmore, who worked as an assistant to curator Michael Mosesson in the early 1970s, include examples by leading Modern British Artists such as Edward Bawden, John Bratby, Laura Knight, Graham Sutherland…

The New Art Gallery Walsall

Sun 5 Apr

Floors 1 & 2

Free / 01922 654400

Sun 12 Apr

Floors 1 & 2

Free / 01922 654400

Sun 19 Apr

Floors 1 & 2

Free / 01922 654400

…and 36 more dates until 27 Dec

Coastal Insight

Landscapes by four East Lothian artists.

John Muir's Birthplace, Dunbar

Sun 5 Apr

Free

Family Art Workshop

Make some art inspired by the current exhibition in this free drop-in workshop. These sessions are artist led and suitable for ages 3+.

Fleming Collection, London W1J

Sat 11 Apr

Free / 020 7042 5730

Fifty Chefs - The Hands That Feed London

Fifty Chefs - The Hands that Feed London, is an exhibition of London chef images from photographer/artist Katie Wilson, showcasing at the Londonnewcastle Project Space in Shoreditch, 3rd -16th April. Profits will be donated to charity, FareShare.

The Gallery in Redchurch Street, London E2

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 020 7287 8408

Tue 7 Apr

Free / 020 7287 8408

Wed 8 Apr

Free / 020 7287 8408

…and 5 more dates until 16 Apr

Fourth Eye Mandala Installation

Large mandalas with projections, accompanied by trance music.

Glastonbury Galleries

Tue 31 Mar

£10 (£5) / 01458 837888

Note: exhibition is not suitable for people with photosensitive epilepsy.

Wed 1 Apr

£10 (£5) / 01458 837888

Note: exhibition is not suitable for people with photosensitive epilepsy.

Thu 2 Apr

£10 (£5) / 01458 837888

Note: exhibition is not suitable for people with photosensitive epilepsy.

…and 19 more dates until 21 Apr back to top

Frances Disley: Metamorphosis

This exhibition looks at the artists experiments with colour and technique, from photography to large scale linocuts.

Grosvenor Museum, Chester

Sun 26 Apr

Free / 01244 402008

Sun 3 May

Free / 01244 402008

Sun 10 May

Free / 01244 402008

…and 10 more dates until 19 Jul

Freud The Physician

Organised jointly by the Royal Society of Medicine and the Freud Museum London, this exhibition will explore and celebrate the pre-psychoanalytical career of Sigmund Freud.

Freud Museum, London NW3

Thu 30 Apr

£7 (£4; £5; £4) / 020 7435 2002

Fri 1 May

£7 (£4; £5; £4) / 020 7435 2002

Sat 2 May

£7 (£4; £5; £4) / 020 7435 2002

…and 26 more dates until 7 Jun

The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things

Mixed works in a variety of media that respond to themes of heartache, breaking up, disenchantment and the dark side of the funfair. Featuring works by Jeremy Bailey, Declan Clarke, Basim Magdy, Jessey Tsang, Douglas Coupland, Irina Gheorghe and Wu Tsang.

Home, Manchester

Fri 22 May

Free / 0161 200 1500

Sat 23 May

Free / 0161 200 1500

Sun 24 May

Free / 0161 200 1500

…and 54 more dates until 26 Jul

How To Work Together: Ahmet Ogut

Chisenhale Gallery presents a new exhibition by Ahmet Ogut, commissioned as part of the second year of 'How to work together', a shared programme of commissioning and research organised by Chisenhale Gallery, The Showroom and Studio Voltaire.

Chisenhale Gallery, London E3

Fri 24 Apr

Free / 020 8981 4518

Sat 25 Apr

Free / 020 8981 4518

Sun 26 Apr

Free / 020 8981 4518

…and 25 more dates until 31 May

Isles Of Illusion - Adrian Paul Metcalfe

'Isles of Illusion' explores the mystery and fascination islands hold in the imagination. Dreams of escape to, or from islands, the possibility of renewal, or an ideal paradise; Islands discovered and lost again are the starting points for his works.

Oriel Canfas Gallery, Cardiff

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 029 2066 6455

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 029 2066 6455

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 029 2066 6455

…and 8 more dates until 17 Apr back to top

Kerry Day

Mixed-media canvases exploring the unpredictable and dynamic nature of the human body.

Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Tue 31 Mar

The Snug

Free / 0117 902 0344

  • 12:00 – 23:00 Kerry Day Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Wed 1 Apr

The Snug

Free / 0117 902 0344

  • 12:00 – 23:00 Kerry Day Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Thu 2 Apr

The Snug

Free / 0117 902 0344

  • 12:00 – 23:00 Kerry Day Tobacco Factory, Bristol
…and 16 more dates until 21 Apr

Laura McFarlane

Perpetual Instability - a solo exhibition of new work by Lucas Simoes is artist's first solo exhibition in London, and will see Simoes present an installation of new works in concrete responding to the current situation of Brutalist architecture.

Space In Between, London E8

Fri 3 Apr

Free

Sat 4 Apr

Free

Fri 10 Apr

Free

Sat 11 Apr

Free

Mat Jenner: Dreams Time Free

A changing display environment created using found image materials, such as photographs and adverts, plus the artist's ongoing project Foam.

Grand Union, Birmingham

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 0121 643 9079

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 0121 643 9079

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 0121 643 9079

The Measure Of All Things

The Measure of All Things is a new live cinema performance by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Sam Green (The Weather Underground) with acclaimed chamber group yMusic. Loosely inspired by the Guinness Book of Records, Green weaves together a series of poetic portraits of record-holding people, places and things: the…

The Old Market, Hove

Sun 24 May

£15 / 01273 201800

Omar Hassan: Breaking Through

Italian-Egyptian artist with a background in street art, whose chief instrument is the spray can.

Contini Art UK, London W1S

Sun 26 Apr

Free / 020 7495 5101

Sun 3 May

Free / 020 7495 5101

Sun 10 May

Free / 020 7495 5101

…and 4 more dates until 7 Jun back to top