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Rococo to Revolution

The eighteenth century was a dynamic era, informed by new, ‘enlightened’ ideas about mankind and its place in the world. It ended however in violence, with revolutions in America and France. European art in this period was strikingly diverse. As the century progressed the playful and decorative ‘Rococo’ style was replaced…

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 16 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 624 6560

Mon 17 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 624 6560

Tue 18 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 624 6560

…and 253 more dates until 28 Feb 2020

Rubble Theatre

German-Syrian artist Manaf Halbouni’s sculpture Rubble Theatre is a highlight of this year’s Refugee Festival Scotland. It recreates a scene of destruction in Syria, featuring the rubble of a bombsite and an abandoned car. Halbouni was born in Syria, the son of a Syrian father and a German mother. He studied at art school…

St Enoch Square, Glasgow

Thu 20 Jun

Free

Part of Refugee Festival Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Fri 21 Jun

Free

Part of Refugee Festival Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Sat 22 Jun

Free

Part of Refugee Festival Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 19:00
…and 4 more dates until 26 Jun

Saturday Art Club

Kick start your Saturday with these drop-in creative workshops. The perfect chance to get creative as a family, this season we're taking inspiration from Hassan Hajjaj's colour-packed exhibition The Path. We'll be playing with Moroccan inspired patterns and textiles, thinking about the Rock Stars in our lives, and playing…

New Art Exchange, Nottingham

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 0115 924 8630

SGFA Members Centenary Exhibition

Exhibition of artwork from the Society of Graphic Fine Art, with demonstrations running throughout most days of the exhibition.

Bankside Gallery, London SE1

Sun 16 Jun

Free / 020 7928 7521

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Spencer House Garden Open Days

Explore the gardens of the private palace that was built by an ancestor of Diana, Princess of Wales.

Spencer House, London SW1A

Sun 16 Jun

£18 (£15) / 020 7514 1958

Sun 30 Jun

£18 (£15) / 020 7514 1958

Summer Exhibition

Exhibition of works by Nancy Turnbull, Tom Sutton-Smith, Ian Rawnsley and Moy Mackay.

Moy Mackay Gallery, Peebles

Sun 16 Jun

Free / 01721 722116

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Mon 17 Jun

Free / 01721 722116

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 18 Jun

Free / 01721 722116

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 19 more dates until 7 Jul

Suna Imre and Eileen White: For the Time Being

Exhibition of ceramics, prints and artists books by Suna Imre and Eileen White, which explores notions of time, place and the cycles of nature.

National Trust: Mottisfont Abbey, Garden, House & Estate, Romsey

Sun 16 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01794 340 757

Mon 17 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01794 340 757

Tue 18 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01794 340 757

…and 16 more dates until 4 Jul

The Sunday Sketch

Join us to learn how to sketch using our incredible collections!

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Sun 16 Jun

Meet at Entrance Hall Information Desk on Level 0 at 13:45

Prices to be confirmed / 0300 123 6789

Mon 17 Jun

Meet at Entrance Hall Information Desk on Level 0 at 13:45

Prices to be confirmed / 0300 123 6789

Tue 18 Jun

Meet at Entrance Hall Information Desk on Level 0 at 13:45

Prices to be confirmed / 0300 123 6789

…and 5 more dates until 23 Jun

Super Sunday: Brilliant Bodies

Get creative, investigate art, be messy, play with ideas and explore the galleries at our ‘super’ family takeover day!

Tate St Ives

Sun 16 Jun

£1 / 01736 796226

TCF Handmade Gift Fairs

Handmade gifts and crafts from local people.

St Mary's Church Hall, Twickenham

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 020 8744 2693

  • 13:30 – 17:00

Sat 21 Sep

Free / 020 8744 2693

  • 13:30 – 17:00

Sat 26 Oct

Free / 020 8744 2693

  • 13:30 – 17:00

Sat 7 Dec

Free / 020 8744 2693

  • 13:30 – 17:00

The Thistle Crests: Heraldic Carvings from The Court of the Lord Lyon

A rare opportunity to see heraldic carvings from the Court of the Lord Lyon on loan from Elizabeth Roads LVO, Secretary to the Order of the Thistle.

Biggar and Upper Clydesdale Museum

Sun 16 Jun

Free / 01899 221050

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Mon 17 Jun

Free / 01899 221050

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Tue 18 Jun

Free / 01899 221050

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 53 more dates until 10 Aug

3 Harbours Arts Festival

A diverse mix of art, music, performance and heritage which has been hosted by the delightful East Lothian locations of Prestonpans, Port Seton and Cockenzie for over a decade now.

Various venues: East Lothian

Sat 29 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed

Sun 30 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed

Mon 1 Jul

Times & prices to be confirmed

…and 6 more dates until 7 Jul

The Trump Tapestry

Display of a tapestry by 'Wulfgar the Bard' (also known as Mike Middleton) which depicts recent events in American politics as though they took place in early medieval Britain.

Cupar Corn Exchange

Sun 16 Jun

Free / 01383 610711

Mon 17 Jun

Free / 01383 610711

Tue 18 Jun

Free / 01383 610711

…and 4 more dates until 22 Jun

Turner: Northern Exposure

Exhibition of works from Turner's first tour of the North of England.

The Granary Gallery, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Sun 16 Jun

Free / 01289 330999

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Wed 19 Jun

Free / 01289 330999

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 01289 330999

  • 11:00 – 16:00
…and 66 more dates until 13 Oct

Twisted Village Festival

Environmentally and family-friendly performing arts and music festival.

Vicarage Farm, Winchester

Fri 16 Aug

£105

  • 12:00 – 02:00

Sat 17 Aug

£105

  • 12:00 – 02:00

Sun 18 Aug

£105

  • 12:00 – 02:00

Walter Nessler

A significant display of the work of German-born artist Walter Nessler (1912 - 2001), who emigrated to Britain in the 1930s. Though not Jewish, he opposed fascist ideology and was denounced as ‘degenerate’ by the Nazi regime. This exhibition examines the breadth and versatility of Nessler's artistic practice from his…

Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

Sun 16 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01243 774557

Tue 18 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01243 774557

Wed 19 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01243 774557

…and 94 more dates until 6 Oct

Yinka Shonibare CBE in Conversation

Join Turner Prize nominee Yinka Shonibare CBE in conversation with Southampton Art Gallery's Curator of Art Clare Mitchell, as they discuss Yinka’s work, practice and the process behind curating Criminal Ornamentation.

Southampton City Art Gallery

Fri 28 Jun

£4 / 023 8083 4536

  • 13:30 – 14:30

Kagyu Samye Dzong, Glasgow

Mon 24 Jun

£15 including materials / 07852 785090

  • 19:00 – 20:30

日本の陶芸家 三人展:: An Exhibition of Three Japanese Potters

Rare exhibition of over 25 works by Japan's Shinichi Sawada.

Sway Gallery, London EC1V

Tue 9 Jul

Free / 020 7637 1700

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Wed 10 Jul

Free / 020 7637 1700

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Thu 11 Jul

Free / 020 7637 1700

  • 11:00 – 19:00
…and 6 more dates until 17 Jul

063 Urban Songline (Another Hurling of the Silver Ball)

Take part in a celebration of St Ives

Tate St Ives

Sat 22 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01736 796226

10 Strong: Elemental II

Multidisciplinary exhibition of works by the artist collective 10 Strong.

Farfield Mill Arts & Heritage Centre, Sedbergh

Sun 16 Jun

£4.05–£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Mon 17 Jun

£4.05–£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Tue 18 Jun

£4.05–£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 17:00
…and 19 more dates until 7 Jul

100 Years Of Bradford Painters

Paintings by the West Yorkshire painters from the period 1850 and 1950, when Bradford boomed from the textile industry, to the cultural changes in the city.

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford

Tue 18 Jun

Free / 01274 431212

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Wed 19 Jun

Free / 01274 431212

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Thu 20 Jun

Free / 01274 431212

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 12 more dates until 6 Jul

10000 Gestures

Join us for this major work, celebrating the impermanence of dance

Tate Modern, London SE1

Sat 22 Jun

£20 / 020 7887 8888

Sun 23 Jun

£20 / 020 7887 8888

10000 Gestures, Lecture Demonstration

Join us for this free lecture-demonstration where Charmatz will playfully deconstruct 10000 Gestures before its evening presentation

Tate Modern, London SE1

Sat 22 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7887 8888

10000 Gestures, Solo Line-Up

Join us for this selection of solos from Boris Charmatz's 10000 Gestures

Tate Modern, London SE1

Sun 23 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7887 8888