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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

GSA Degree Show

Graduates of the GSA fine art, architecture and design programs display their work.

Glasgow School of Art

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 0141 353 4500

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 0141 353 4500

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sun 23 Jun

Free / 0141 353 4500

  • 10:30 – 17:00
…and 23 more dates until 16 Jul

We Also Asked for Love: Gay Men's Narrative Portraits of Resilience and Resistance

Narrative portraiture artwork by Eleonora Scalise featuring ten diverse gay men.

Whitespace, Edinburgh

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 07814 514771

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 07814 514771

Sun 23 Jun

Free / 07814 514771

…and 4 more dates until 27 Jun

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

The Earth Holds Us

A group show of pictures and ceramics by 3 artists, all sisters. Oil landscapes by Susannah Mortensen are of the Northern reaches of Britain and Ireland, especially of water and hills. The decorative ceramics by Georgie Sampson and Catharina Dessain are inspired by the sky and the sea, some of the pieces are for our…

Appach Gallery, London SW2

Fri 15 Nov

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Sat 16 Nov

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 17 Nov

  • 10:00 – 17:00

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

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

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 01383 610711

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 01383 610711

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

Aaron Kasmin: Showtime!

New exhibition by Aaron Kasmin showcasing 31 new drawings.

Sims Reed Gallery, London SW1Y

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 020 7930 5111

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Mon 24 Jun

Free / 020 7930 5111

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 020 7930 5111

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 3 more dates until 28 Jun

Bridget Riley

A major overview of the work of one of Britain's most distinguished artists, Bridget Riley, pioneer of Op Art.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 21 Jun

£15 / 0131 624 6560

Sat 22 Jun

£15 / 0131 624 6560

Sun 23 Jun

£15 / 0131 624 6560

…and 91 more dates until 22 Sep

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

John Cairney: Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Exhibition of paintings about the life of Charles Rennie Mackintosh by John Cairney.

Mackintosh Queen's Cross, Glasgow

Fri 21 Jun

£4 Standard (by Donation) / 0141 946 6600

Part of West End Festival.

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sat 22 Jun

£4 Standard (by Donation) / 0141 946 6600

Part of West End Festival.

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 23 Jun

£4 Standard (by Donation) / 0141 946 6600

Part of West End Festival.

  • 11:00 – 16:00
…and 7 more dates until 30 Jun

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

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

Sheffield Makers Fair

Over 40 stalls offering contemporary wares for sale, including textiles, ceramics, paintings, drawings, jewellery and more.

St Mary's Church, Sheffield

Sat 21 Sep

£1 (under 16s free)

Adult Art Club

Adult art club open to all levels, from doodling to painting landscapes.

The Hub at Friockheim

Wed 26 Jun

£15 (six-week block £75) / 07983420386

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Art-K Art Club for Children and Adults

Weekly art classes for people of all ages, covering a variety of mediums.

art-K Clapham, London SW4

Fri 21 Jun

£22.50–£25

Sat 22 Jun

£22.50–£25

Tue 25 Jun

£22.50–£25

…and 19 more dates until 20 Jul

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

ArtAboyne

An exhibition of work from 50 invited artists, featuring photography, ceramics, sculpture and painting.

Aboyne Victory Hall

Sat 20 Jul

Free

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Jul

Free

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Mon 22 Jul

Free

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 19 more dates until 10 Aug

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

Augusta Maclean – Solo Exhibition

Augusta Maclean Artist Back for a second year, Augusta Maclean, a young, contemporary Scottish artist, is holding a solo exhibition of original paintings and photography. A display of moody and atmospheric Scottish land and seascapes, capturing the feeling of the West of Scotland and Hebrides. The show will take place…

St Vincent's Chapel, Edinburgh

Sat 10 Aug

St Vincent's

Free / 0131 557 8028

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 11 Aug

St Vincent's

Free / 0131 557 8028

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 12 Aug

St Vincent's

Free / 0131 557 8028

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 14 Aug

Bramshall Art Group Annual Art Exhibition 2019

Art exhibition featuring up to 180 works by members of the Bramshall Art Group.

Bramshall and Loxley Parish Hall, Uttoxeter

Sat 29 Jun

£1 for entry all weekend (Children free) / 07591 991684

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 30 Jun

£1 for entry all weekend (Children free) / 07591 991684

  • 10:00 – 17:00