Afternoon events, Visual art, Photography

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ARTIST ROOMS: Diane Arbus

Compelling collection of works by the photographer who was repeatedly drawn to the fringes of society.

Kirkcaldy Galleries

Sun 3 May

Free

Mon 4 May

Free

Sun 10 May

Free

…and 6 more dates until 31 May

Fèis: Documenting Britain

A selection of photographic work from the Documenting Britain project.

Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow

Sun 3 May

Free / 0141 552 2151

Sun 10 May

Free / 0141 552 2151

Sun 17 May

Free / 0141 552 2151

Sun 24 May

Free / 0141 552 2151

Getting Better And Worse At The Same Time, New Work By Clare Strand.

An exhibition of new work by British artist Clare Strand. The exhibition will employ kinetic machines, film and photography to reveal Strand's discordant relationship with the photographic medium.

Camilla Grimaldi, London W1S

Sat 6 Jun

Free / 020 7493 5721

Sat 13 Jun

Free / 020 7493 5721

Sat 20 Jun

Free / 020 7493 5721

…and 11 more dates until 5 Sep

Visions of the World

A touring exhibition from the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), showcasing images taken by travellers, explorers and scientists who have travelled to new lands and discovered new cultures.

Saffron Walden Museum

Sun 3 May

£1.50 (£0.75; Children free) / 01799 510333

Sun 10 May

£1.50 (£0.75; Children free) / 01799 510333

Sun 17 May

£1.50 (£0.75; Children free) / 01799 510333

…and 13 more dates until 16 Aug

The 5th Earl's Photographs

Exhibition of the photographs of Montagu Brownlow Parker illustrating his world at Saltram and his life as an international jet-setter.

National Trust: Saltram, Plympton, Plymouth

Tue 28 Apr

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £15 & £25 / 01752 333500

Wed 29 Apr

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £15 & £25 / 01752 333500

Thu 30 Apr

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £15 & £25 / 01752 333500

…and 21 more dates until 21 May back to top

Above/Below

May sees Surface Gallery show off a selection of talent from beneath its venerable roof with Above/Below, a joint artist/volunteer show.

Surface Gallery, Nottingham

Tue 5 May

Free / 0115 947 0793

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Above/Below Surface Gallery, Nottingham

Wed 6 May

Free / 0115 947 0793

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Above/Below Surface Gallery, Nottingham

Thu 7 May

Free / 0115 947 0793

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Above/Below Surface Gallery, Nottingham
…and 5 more dates until 15 May

Am Projects: Abstracts

Conciding with Photo London and Off Print London. Abstracts is a collaboration between the gallery and independent publisher Adad Books and includes works by five members of the photographic collective AM projects.

Copperfield, London SE1

Wed 13 May

Free / 07845 594549

Thu 14 May

Free / 07845 594549

Fri 15 May

Free / 07845 594549

…and 5 more dates until 23 May

Amanda Jackson: To Build A Home

Photographs capturing the day-to-day activities of the community of the Lammas Tir Y Gafel Eco Village in Pembrokeshire.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Sun 26 Jul

Gallery 2

Free / 01970 623 232

Sun 2 Aug

Gallery 2

Free / 01970 623 232

Sun 9 Aug

Gallery 2

Free / 01970 623 232

…and 5 more dates until 13 Sep

Antonia Bruce - Heartland

Cyanotypes of corn grown in Mexico by Antonia Bruce. Laid against watercolour paper which the artist paints with a solution of iron compounds, are the silhouettes of corn cobs that are developed in daylight, creating exquisite shadows on blue.

Art Jericho, Oxford

Wed 29 Apr

Free

Thu 30 Apr

Free

Fri 1 May

Free

…and 22 more dates until 31 May

The Barbican Exhibition: Building A Landmark

Rarely seen photographs of the construction of the building from a bomb site into a brutalist architectural landmark.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Mon 25 May

Foyers

Free / 020 7638 8891

Mon 31 Aug

Foyers

Free / 020 7638 8891

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BBC Photography Club Annual Exhibition 2015

Members of the Club showcase the best of their photographic work from the previous year. Photographers are comprised of current BBC staff or alumni of a variety of ages, abilities and styles but with a mutual passion for all things photographic.

5th Base Gallery, London E1

Fri 15 May

Free / 07919 612591

Sat 16 May

Free / 07919 612591

Sun 17 May

Free / 07919 612591

…and 3 more dates until 20 May

Beneath the Sea – My journey into underwater photography

Leena Roy of Basingstoke Camera Club talks about her journey into underwater photography. Booking is essential.

Basingstoke Discovery Centre

Thu 16 Jul

£3 / 01256 478670

Beyond Evidence

Contemporary photography questioning the authenticity of the medium, by international artists including Larry Sultan & Mike Mandel, Yann Mingard, Andrea Botto, Thomas Keenan & Eyal Weizman, Mishka Henner and Simon Menner.

QUAD, Derby

Sun 3 May

Free / 01332 290606

Sun 10 May

Free / 01332 290606

Sun 17 May

Free / 01332 290606

…and 3 more dates until 7 Jun

Big Is Beautiful

Big Is Beautiful, takes the immersive experience of photography to its very extremes, examining the various large format printing and presentation techniques now available.

Getty Images Gallery, London W1W

Sat 2 May

Free / 020 7291 5380

Sat 9 May

Free / 020 7291 5380

Sat 16 May

Free / 020 7291 5380

…and 2 more dates until 30 May

Boxer - Paul Vickery

London-based photographer Paul Vickery showcases his project Boxer at Doomed Gallery, E8, on Thursday, 11th June.

Doomed Gallery, London E8

Fri 12 Jun

Free / 07588 279465

Sat 13 Jun

Free / 07588 279465

Sun 14 Jun

Free / 07588 279465

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British Wildlife Photography

The winning entries from this year's competition, including photographs of animal behaviour, urban wildlife, coastal and marine life, habitats and animal portraiture.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Sun 24 May

Gallery 2

Free / 01970 623 232

Sun 31 May

Gallery 2

Free / 01970 623 232

Sun 7 Jun

Gallery 2

Free / 01970 623 232

…and 5 more dates until 12 Jul

The Colours & Textures of Central Australia

Lecture by Susan Scott-Wakeling about the visual aspects of the central Australian landscape.

Basingstoke Discovery Centre

Thu 27 Aug

£3 / 01256 478670

Eternal Soup, Sudden Clarity

Space In Between (SIB) is delighted to present Eternal Soup, Sudden Clarity by Freddy Dewe Mathews. This will be the artist's second solo project with SIB and runs in two locations throughout April & May 2015.

SPACE, London E8

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 020 8525 4330

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 020 8525 4330

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 020 8525 4330

…and 19 more dates until 22 May

Eldon Building, Portsmouth

Fri 29 May

Free / 02392 845185

Mon 1 Jun

Free / 02392 845185

Tue 2 Jun

Free / 02392 845185

…and 3 more dates until 5 Jun

Game Over

Transient-Art will hold an Art and Design exhibition at The Newman Brothers Coffin Works, a former coffin furniture factory, located in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter.

The Coffin Works, Birmingham

Tue 28 Apr

Free

  • 12:00 – 16:30 Game Over The Coffin Works, Birmingham

Wed 29 Apr

Free

  • 12:00 – 16:30 Game Over The Coffin Works, Birmingham

Thu 30 Apr

Free

  • 12:00 – 16:30 Game Over The Coffin Works, Birmingham
…and 75 more dates until 26 Jul back to top

Heidi Laughton: Spirit Hawk Eye

Heidi Laughton displays her contemporary portraits of Native Americans from California, Arizona and New Mexico, highlighting their present-day customs.

The American Museum In Britain, Bath

Tue 28 Apr

£10 (Children £5.50; £9; £9; £27.50) / 01225 460503

Wed 29 Apr

£10 (Children £5.50; £9; £9; £27.50) / 01225 460503

Thu 30 Apr

£10 (Children £5.50; £9; £9; £27.50) / 01225 460503

…and 132 more dates until 31 Oct

Inside Welsh Homes

Photographs that provide a unique glimpse into Welsh homes, ranging from cottages to medieval halls.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Sun 3 May

Free / 01970 623 232

Sun 10 May

Free / 01970 623 232

Sun 17 May

Free / 01970 623 232

…and 2 more dates until 31 May

Jake Olson Class

Learn more about photograph and editing from someone who knows what they're talking about.

Birmingham Botanical Gardens And Glasshouses

Tue 26 May

Cancelled / 01214 541860

Wed 27 May

Sold out / 01214 541860

Jessops Academy Live Photography Event

Cameras are demonstrated and tips handed out in this live photography event.

Glasgow Caledonian University

Sat 16 May

£8 / 0141 354 0069

Lalla Essaydi: The Dangerous Frontier

Moroccan artist Lalla Essaydi employs photography intersected with an array of artistic media and practices extending from installation to calligraphy and henna painting in her attempt to challenge Orientalist readings of Arab female identity.

Kashya Hildebrand, London W1W

Sat 2 May

Free / 02035 881195

Sat 9 May

Free / 02035 881195

Sat 16 May

Free / 02035 881195

…and 3 more dates until 6 Jun back to top