Visual art

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Pin Drop Studio Present: Russell Tovey

Join critically acclaimed British actor, art collector and podcaster, Russell Tovey for a special performance

Tate Liverpool

Sat 29 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0151 702 7400

Portland Street Exchange Southampton: Arts and Literature

Local creatives host this day of literary-themed workshops and activities.

Mutrend Lab, Southampton

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 02380 972 366

Renjini Sujith

Exhibition of landscapes, seascapes and portraits in oil by local Bellshill artist Renjini Sujith.

Bellshill Cultural Centre

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 01698 302999

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 01698 302999

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sun 23 Jun

Free / 01698 302999

  • 09:00 – 17:00
…and 38 more dates until 31 Jul

Resist: be modern (again)

Contemporary art exhibition that explores the artistic practices of women artists, designers and writers in the 1920s and 30s.

John Hansard Gallery, Southampton

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 023 8059 2158

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 023 8059 2158

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Wed 26 Jun

Free / 023 8059 2158

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 30 more dates until 16 Aug

Robot: A Collection Of Robots, Cyborgs And Androids

A spectacular exhibition to capture your imagination featuring robots, cyborgs and androids in all their various designs and guises, including a variety from favourite movies. Admission charge.

Buckinghamshire County Museum, Aylesbury

Sat 27 Jul

£4–£6 / 01296 331 441

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 28 Jul

£4–£6 / 01296 331 441

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 29 Jul

£4–£6 / 01296 331 441

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 33 more dates until 31 Aug

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

Fri 21 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 624 6560

Sat 22 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 624 6560

Sun 23 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 624 6560

…and 248 more dates until 28 Feb 2020

Runrig and Highland History

Join Dr David Worthington, University of Highlands and Islands, in conversation with Donnie Munro, the former frontman of Scottish rock group Runrig, as they discuss the links between music, history and land in relation to the Highlands.

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Thu 4 Jul

Auditorium, Level 1, entry via Lothian Street

£10 (£8) / 0300 123 6789

Ryan Hewett: New Paintings

Solo exhibition of new works by South African artist.

Unit London, W1S

Fri 28 Jun

Free

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Sat 29 Jun

Free

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Sun 30 Jun

Free

  • 10:00 – 19:00
…and 13 more dates until 13 Jul

Sara Shakeel: The Great Supper

Acclaimed Pakistani artist Sara Shakeel stages her first UK exhibition of collage works, landscapes and portraits.

NOW Gallery, London SE10

Fri 21 Jun

Free

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Sat 22 Jun

Free

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Sun 23 Jun

Free

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Saturday Art Class | Painting

Try something new and get creative on Saturday afternoons. In this painting workshop, take inspiration from Ivon Hitchens' free style of painting to explore the intense colours and textures in a flower based still life to create your own acrylic painting. 2-4pm

Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

Sat 10 Aug

£15 / 01243 774557

Saturday Art Class | Textiles

Try something new and get creative on Saturday afternoons. Explore the process of feltmaking, taking inspiration from Ivon Hitchens: Space through Colour to experiment with abstract shapes and colour, and develop your work with surface stitch. 2-4pm

Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

Sat 27 Jul

£15 / 01243 774557

Science Saturday

Enjoy science-themed hands-on activities, demonstrations and talks.

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 0300 123 6789

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 0300 123 6789

Sun 23 Jun

Free / 0300 123 6789

…and 27 more dates until 20 Jul

Scots in Italy: Artists and Adventurers

Celebrated as the centre of classical and modern European civilisation, Italy held many attractions for eighteenth-century Scots. Artists and architects came to study its matchless heritage. Wealthy aristocrats refined their minds and manners in a world of glamour and learning. A motley crowd of adventurers and loyalists…

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 0131 624 6200

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 0131 624 6200

Sun 23 Jun

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 311 more dates until 1 May 2020

Secrets of a Silent Miniaturist

A selection of the Museum’s Isaac Oliver miniatures (c.1565-1617) have been chosen to showcase some of the recent discoveries made about his work. The miniatures can be seen in a special display in the Rothschild Gallery of Medieval & Renaissance Art (Gallery 32), where they are shown alongside other 16th- and…

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 01223 332900

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 01223 332900

Sun 23 Jun

Free / 01223 332900

…and 48 more dates until 18 Aug

Set in Stone

Learn about the craft of stone carving.

Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 01387 253374

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 01387 253374

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 23 Jun

Free / 01387 253374

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 69 more dates until 31 Aug

Show + Tell 5 / A creative talk night

Join us for an evening of talks by creatives based within the East Midlands who work on a national and international scale. Our guests will talk us through their recent projects and how they’ve found the opportunities to thrive in the area. Guests to be announced very soon! Our bar and shop will be open all evening.

Modern Painters, New Decorators, Loughborough

Thu 12 Sep

Social Sculpting

Create sculptures out of water-based clay and participate in games and challenges at these sculpting sessions, suitable for all levels.

Darcy's, Glasgow

Thu 18 Jul

£14.80 / 07598295374

Thu 15 Aug

£14.80 / 07598295374

Southwark Untold 2.0: With PemPeople

Explore and share stories of movement in Southwark communities through drop-in activities and open discussions

Tate Modern, London SE1

Tue 13 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7887 8888

Wed 14 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7887 8888

Thu 15 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7887 8888

…and 3 more dates until 18 Aug

Start Art Fair

An exhibition focusing on emerging artists and contemporary art.

Saatchi Gallery, London SW3

Wed 25 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7225 2000

Thu 26 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7225 2000

Fri 27 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7225 2000

…and 2 more dates until 29 Sep

The Sudanese House

This event is a simulation of how a typical Sudanese house looks like with an artist design of a typical Sudanese house (living room, kitchen, and décor), and pictures and art work to show the Sudanese culture. There will be traditional Sudanese music and inspiring stories about how refugees integrated in the Scottish…

Barmulloch Community Centre, Glasgow

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 0141 276 0875

Part of Refugee Festival Scotland.

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Summer Exhibition

Work from more than 250 artists.

The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 0191 261 1103

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 0191 261 1103

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 23 Jun

Free / 0191 261 1103

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 63 more dates until 25 Aug

Summer Exhibition

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

Moy Mackay Gallery, Peebles

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 01721 722116

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 01721 722116

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 23 Jun

Free / 01721 722116

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 14 more dates until 7 Jul

The Summer Show

The Summer Show is the longest running Devon Guild exhibition, launched in 1955 to celebrate the skills and original work of long-standing Guild Members through to the newest faces. The exhibition is selected by the Guild’s Members’ Selection Committee, a representative from the exhibitions team and an independent…

Devon Guild Of Craftsmen, Newton Abbot

Sat 20 Jul

Free / 01626 832223

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Sun 21 Jul

Free / 01626 832223

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Mon 22 Jul

Free / 01626 832223

  • 10:00 – 17:30
…and 48 more dates until 8 Sep

SURGE: STELI

Come together in this fun, lively event where you create a huge structure made out of wooden sticks. Once the hard work is done, you can explore your creation by walking under, around and through it! A bridge between contemporary art and performance, Steli is a stunning, interactive and colourful performance.  Steli…

Candleriggs, Glasgow

Tackle the Riddle of the White Sphinx

Crack codes and solve clues in this fun workshop based on the Hidden Tales, an exciting new adventure series where families go on a treasure hunt around the museums of Cambridge. Make art inspired by the Fitzwilliam with illustrator Jennifer Bell and listen to a book reading by author Mark Wells. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. To…

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Tue 13 Aug

Free but ticketed / 01223 332900