SCOTLAND

 

/// ABERDEENSHIRE

26 July | Peacock Visual Arts
Document on Tour: Adios Padresitos and A2-B-C
Enjoy a free double bill screening of Adios Padresitos and A2-B-C as Document on Tour makes its final stop in Aberdeen.

26 July & 2 August | Peacock Visual Arts
Two Day Screenprinting Workshop
Learn the basics of screenprinting including how to expose transparent images using UV light & build up your image using layers.

16 August – 20 September | Peacock Visual Arts
Paintings as Arguments: Five Decades of Cultural and Political Change in Scotland
Aberdeen’s first exhibition of paintings and other works by major Scottish artist Alexander Moffat.

 

/// ARBROATH

25 July | Hospitalfield Arts
An Evening with Film Director Lynne Littman
An evening talk with director & producer Lynne Littman in conversation with Linda Blandford.

 

 /// DUNDEE

until 2 August | DJCAD
Studio Jamming: Artists’ Collaborations in Scotland
A series featuring exhibitions, an event series & a group critical writing residency resulting in a 12-hour Jamming Symposium.

until 24 August | Dundee Contemporary Arts
Continue Without Losing Consciousness
A GENERATION exhibition featuring the work of Rob Churm, Raydale Dower & Tony Swain including drawings and prints alongside sound & sculptural works.

until 31 August | The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery and Museum
Nick Evans: The White Whale
An immersive sculptural installation by artist Nick Evans is on display as part of GENERATION.

until 4 January 2015 | The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery and Museum
A Silvered Light: Scottish Art Photography
This exhibition includes work from Calum Colvin, Oscar Marzaroli, Maud Sulter, Emma Hamilton, Patricia MacDonald and David Williams.

15 – 23 August | DJCAD
DJCAD Masters Show
An exhibition of work by DJCAD Masters students from MSc Animation & Visualisation, MFA Art & Humanities, MFA Art Society & Publics & more.

 

/// DUNOON

12 – 14 September | Burgh Hall & The Studio Cinema
Dunoon Film Festival
Celebrate the best of Scottish & world cinema, bringing together new discoveries, classics & old favourites. A weekend of music, movies & guests.

 

/// EDINBURGH

until 25 July | Various Venues
Edinburgh International Fashion Festival
The festival returns for its third year with runway shows, exhibitions, gala parties, interactive workshops & talks.

until 25 July | Space Club, 37 Argyle House
MASH
Art Exhibition of art by artists stuff on wall things on floor ART a collective of artists who make art about things.

until 9 August | Interviewroom11
Rough Edit
Janie Nicoll constructs hybrid-works that react to news and current events using object assemblage, text, imagery & performance.

until 9 August | Interviewroom11
Rough Edit by Janie Nicoll
Rough Edit is a cross platform exploration & collaboration with other artists which explores text with punk aesthetic & a site-specific approach.

until 31 August | Edinburgh College
Creative Courses
Creative courses with January starts, including digital media, broadcast & more.

until 31 August | RSA Building
Open Dialogues
A group exhibition showcasing new work by six artists selected from each of the RSA New Contemporaries exhibitions since the inaugural show in 2009.

until 3 September | Hula Juice Bar
Natasha Todd Exhibition
Recent DJCAD graduate presents new works inspired by spring & summer in Edinburgh.

until 27 September | Ingleby Gallery
Katie Paterson: Ideas
A solo exhibition which explores nature & cosmology, featuring Fossil Necklace & Second Moon. Part of GENERATION.

Until 10 October | Leith School of Art
Recent Work by Kenneth Le Riche & Matthew Storstein
Featuring large scale pigment, paper & gum works by Matthew Storstein alongside the figurative drawings & paintings of Kenneth Le Riche.

until 2 November | Scottish National Gallery
GENERATION: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland
Featuring the work of 30 artists, this exhibition includes existing & new works from the last 25 years, alongside the restaging of several exhibitions of the period.

27 July | Pilrig Church Hall
The Grubby Mitts: The Politics of Friendship Tour at Rhubaba
The band will use the form of the rock tour as a way of curating a series of events & will be performing live a body of music written & recorded for the last 7 years.

29 July – 16 September | Various locations
Drawing On The Landscape – Summer Evening Class
An 8 week outdoors based drawing and painting class focusing on Edinburgh’s architectural forms.

31 July – 31 August | Various Venues
Edinburgh Art Festival
A month of exhibitions, festival commissions & events based around celebrating the visual arts.

31 July – 31 August | Evolution House
Alt-w Edinburgh Art Festival
New commissioned work by ~ in the fields, Chris Helson & Sarah Jackets, Hadi Mehrpouya & Robert Powell, Donna Leishman & Calum Stirling.

1 August | Summerhall
Summerhall Festival Opening Party
Summerhall’s Edinburgh Festival Opening Party will feature DJ Awesome Tapes from Africa, Golden Teacher (live), David Barbarossa & more.

1 August – 19 October | City Art Centre
Urban/Suburban
Urban/Suburban will look at the theme of architecture & the built environment in recent Scottish art.

1 August – 18 October | Talbot Rice Gallery
Counterpoint
Counterpoint, part of Generation 2014 and Edinburgh Art Festival, sees the Talbot Rice Gallery play host to a range of diverse installation works.

2 August | Ingleby Gallery
Artist’s Talk: Katie Paterson
Katie Paterson gives a talk at the Ingleby Gallery about her newest exhibition, Ideas.

2 – 24 August | Summerhall
Amy and Rosana Cade:Sister
An autobiographical story of growing up, contrasting sexual experiences, pole dancing, lap dancing & childhood family videos from the perspective of 2 sisters.

2 – 31 August | Rhubaba Gallery & Studios
Augusto Corrieri and Vincent Gambini
For the Edinburgh Art Festival, Rhubaba presents work by London-based artists Augusto Corrieri and Vincent Gambini.

3 – 24 August | Summerhall
Greg Sinclair: I Do, Do I
Fluxus-inspired musical scores written by children & performed by a man. Winner of The Arches & Summerhall’s Autopsy Award.

8 August | City Arts Centre
Collaboration & Curating
Join SCAN and EAF for a day of discussion and debate inspired by curatorial collaborations.

9 – 15 August | The Glass House at Lauriston Castle
Captain Lightfoot Presents…
A group exhibition featuring artwork by Anneli Holmstrom, Stephen Kavanagh, Jessie Makinson, Emma Pratt & Kadie Salmon.

10 – 24 August | Summerhall
Wuthering Heights
See Peter McMaster’s all-male production of Wuthering Heights with a Kate Bush soundtrack & some alternative endings.

20 August | Interviewroom11
I’ll be your mirror
Italian artist, Alessandro Di Massimo will build a site-specific installation on the topic of borders and national identity for his first solo show in Edinburgh.

20 September | Edinburgh College of Art
Picture Hooks Conference
One day conference at Edinburgh School of Art on the commercial world of illustration.

9 October | The University of Edinburgh, George Square Lecture Theatre
Annual RSA Metzstein Architecture Discourse: Álvaro Siza Vieira
The inaugural RSA Metzstein Architecture Discourse will feature Álvaro Siza Vieira who will explore contemporary culture and architecture through his work.

5 – 20 December | National Galleries
The SSA Annual Exhibition
The Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition returns for its 117th year.

throughout the year | Various
Screen Academy Scotland Courses
Professional short course training (screenwriting, cinematography, film, TV & cross-platform production & image & sound editing).

throughout the year | Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre
Writing Courses
Courses in Novel Writing, Poetry, Short Story Writing, and Screenwriting.

 

/// FALKIRK

27 July – 22 August | Behind the Wall
For Falkirk’s Sake
An artist-led festival featuring art, theatre, spoken word & music.

30 July | Behindthewall
Alan Bissett’s greatest hits + [Untitled] presents
An evening of spoken word starring some of Falkirk’s best and brightest poets and writers.

 

/// GLASGOW

25 July | Ruthven Lane
All The Young Nudes Summer Show 2014
All the Young Nudes are having a summer show of any & all work produced at All The Young Nudes in Glasgow.

until 27 July | The Arches
A Moment’s Peace: Endurance
A performance in which 20 Glaswegian women examine the changing role of women in competitive sport.

until 31 July | The Imaginarium
summer of somewhere_to
A festival of fresh young talent, offering a new approach to experiential learning, whilst supporting young people with ideas, talent & business ventures.

until 1 August | Market Gallery
Time After Time
Douglas Morland, Scott Rogers & Darren Tesar reimagine works that reference identity construction, have a connection to place, or have durational elements.

until 1 August | The Arches
Culture 2014
A summer celebration of brave performance by Scotland’s boldest artists.

until 1 August | The Briggait
The Empire Café
The Empire Café is an exploration of Scotland’s relationship with the North Atlantic slave trade featuring visual art, academic lectures, historical walks & more.

until 2 August | Wasps Dennistoun & Govanhill Baths
CULTURE 2014: Assemble: An International Print Workshop
An exhibition and participatory project led by artist Rachel Barron at our Hanson Street studios, as part of Festival 2014.

until 2 August | Cooper Gallery
Studio Jamming: Artists’ Collaborations in Scotland
Exhibitions, an event series, a residency, & a 12 hour Jamming Symposium make up this event examining the development of Scottish contemporary art.

until 3 August | Various Locations
Commonwealth Family Album
A series of different photographic works, celebrating people that make up the Commonwealth across different facets of daily life & sport in the live zones.

until 3 August | Southblock
Scotland Can Make It! 2014
Scotland Can Make It! is a limited edition collection of souvenirs for sale designed & manufactured entirely in Scotland.

until 3 August | Various Venues
​​Merchant City Festival
The festival returns with music, dance, comedy, visual art, fashion, drama, film, tours, walks, food, markets & the return of the Vintage Festival.

until 9 August | The Good Spirits Co.
Exhibition: Drawing and Painting by Jennifer Kilgour
An exhibition of drawing & painting works by Jennifer Kilgour.

until 15 August | Glasgow Print Studio
Below Another Sky
Below Another Sky is an international residency programme created to support work from Scottish & Commonwealth Print Artists.

until 17 August | Glasgow Print Studio
Michael Fullerton – Meaning. Inc
Meaning. Inc explores media, technology & justice through portraiture.

until 17 August | Street Level Photoworks
Digital Play – Wendy McMurdo: Collected Works (1995-2012)
See collected works from 1995 to 2012 as part of GENERATION.

until 24 August | Trongate
Portrait of Home
An exhibition which presents a collection of photographs of families based in Scotland who also have cultural roots in other Commonwealth countries.

until 6 September | Glasgow Sculpture Studios
Mood Is Made / Temperature Is Taken
An exhibition curated by Quinn Latimer which considers the dual strategies of craft & appropriation.

until October | The Hidden Gardens
Mick Peter: Almost Cut My Hair
Sketches & squiggles are transformed into two three dimensional installations in this GENERATION installation.

26 July | Clydeside Amphitheatre
Cargo, Camera… ACTION!
A day-long cinematic spectacular by the water, featuring a major newly commissioned work by Glasgow-based arts collective 85A.

29 July | MAKLab
Rhino Basics for Jewellery
Learn the basics of how to use Rhino for jewellery & crafts. Become familiar with the main tools used to create 3D models & create a solid robot key-chain model.

29 July | CCA
Lock Up Your Daughters Filmmaking Projects Night
Script workshops & project updates from Lock Up Your Daughters, the queer filmmaking collective.

31 July | SWG3
Home / Away
This talk will look at traditional & contemporary sportswear in Scotland from tweed to tracksuits with speakers Christopher Breward & Mairi MacKenzie.

3 August | South Block
Jelly Tasting and Talk with Ivan Day
Exploring the themes in Katy West’s souvenir ceramic jelly mould, food historian Ivan Day will present a public talk introducing historic moulds & moulded recipes.

9 – 10 August | Street Level Photo Works
Black & White Darkroom Weekend
Learn the whole process of black & white photography over the course of a weekend.

9 – 23 August | Virginia Gallery
Impossible Beauty – Richard Davies
An exhibition with themes of growth, mystery, wonder and dissonance with an undercurrent of dark humour.

24 & 25 August | The Old Hairdressers
VAU Members Show
See an exhibition of member artists work. All 8 artists will be in at different times offering the chance to meet & speak with the artists about their work.

30 – 31 August | Street Level Photo Works
Digital Photography Weekend
This course will teach all about digital photography including using a DSLR camera, methods of image capture, workflow management & more.

3 October | The Old Fruitmarket
PULSE with Wrangler, Scanner, Gazelle Twin and Matthew Collings
A special evening of electronic music with Wrangler featuring Stephen Mallinder (Cabaret Voltaire), Benge (John Foxx and the Maths) & Phil Winter (Tuung).

22 – 26 October | The Whisky Bond
Graphic Design Festival Scotland
Programme of competitions, workshops, talks, exhibitions, urban murals & live stream discussions.

Tuesdays | 8pm | The Flying Duck
All The Young Nudes – Life Drawing Club
All The Young Nudes is happy to welcome you every Tuesday evening for a relaxed couple of hours sketching.

First Saturday of the month | The Lighthouse
Repair Cafe
On the first Saturday of every month our team of fixers will be on hand to help you fix your broken items, in MAKLab, Gallery One.

ongoing | The Botanics
Art Classes in the Botanics
Weekly tutored classes in Glasgow Botanic Gardens, for anyone wishing to develop their artistic abilities.

ongoing | The Hidden Lane Gallery
Margaret Watkins: The Kitchen Sink (And other classics)
A major retrospective selection of some of the classic images which established Margaret Watkins as one of the most innovative artists of the 1910s & ’20s.

 

 

/// MAYBOLE

until 31 October | Culzean Castle
The Grand Art Tour
Featuring works of art by Kristina Macaulay, The Grand Art Tour is currently running at prestigious National Trust for Scotland location Culzean Castle.

 

/// SHETLAND

until 3 August | Old Haa Museum
Behind the Screens
See the personal and collaborative work of Jono Sandilands from the past five years.

 

/// NATIONWIDE

until 30 September | Nationwide
New Weather Coming
A project from Glasgow based artists Jacqueline Donachie which explores the experiences & encounters of public transport journeys in Scotland.

 

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ELSEWHERE

/// ESSEN

2 October – 5 October | Weststadthalle Essen
Denovali Swingfest: Experimental Music Festival
An experimental music festival in Essen, Germany featuring Matthew Collings, Ben Frost, Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & more.

 

/// LEEDS

until 17 August | The Tetley
Between Space: Stephen Iles
This exhibition explores & questions sites in which art is shown & made, looking at moments such as down-time between exhibitions, or phases of redevelopment.

 

/// LJUBLJANA

18 September – 7 December | MAO
BIO 50
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Biennial of Design in Ljubljana, Slovenia with events, talks, exhibitions & more.

 

/// LONDON

until 16 August | no.w.here
No.w.here Summer School 2014: The Right to Play Oneself 
An 8 week course which examines the role of collectivity, collaboration and performance through filmmaking.

until 14 September | Barbican
Digital Revolution
Digital Revolution explores the influence of digital technology on the arts from the 1970s onwards through immersive interactive art works & more.

26 July | Tenderpixel
before breakfast we talked about the furthest visible point before it all disappeared
Event with talks & performances by Fay Nicolson, The School of the Event Horizon, Cathy Haynes.

28 July – 22 August | Lupus Films
4 Week Visual Storyboarding for Animation with Frank Gladstone
Intensive 4-week training programme for up to 15 storyboard artists, focused on story-telling & directing skills needed to run animation series.

30 July – 3 August | Studio1.1
Show & Tell
A showcase of design and illustration by members of the Just Us Collective 2014.

7 – 20 August | Somerset House
Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House
14 nights of cinema with a special anniversary season. See classic, cult, contemporary, never-seen-before films & more.

 

/// MANCHESTER

until 10 October | MadLab
MadLab Courses
Courses in wordpress, web design, coding, projection-mapping & taxidermy.

until 31 December | IWM North
Big Picture Show
Award-winning 360-degree experience using surround sound, projected moving images & photographs, the show brings to life people’s experiences of war.

6 September – 2 November 2014 | Cornerhouse
Qasim Riza Shaheen: Autoportraits in love-like conditions
See performance, film, photography, audio recordings & more in an exhibition that focuses on silent tales of love & the connections between people.

8 – 10 August | Manchester Digital Laboratory
MancsterCon Independent Sequential Art Convention
The MancsterCon returns for three days of comics, manga, competitions, workshops & discussions.

 

/// NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

until 2 November | Baltic
Lydia Gifford: Drawn
A first solo exhibition exploring the language of painting & the balance between painting & object.

until 12 October | Baltic
Daniel Buren
Rarely seen reliefs, paintings & sculptures from the 1960s to the present alongside luminous fibre optic works from the artist’s Electric Light series (2011).

 

/// OXFORDSHIRE

8 – 10 August | Braziers Park
SUPERNORMAL
Enjoy three days of experimental art & music in the 5th edition of this festival.

 

/// SWINDON

26 – 27 August | Swindon Dance
Neon Dance: Summer Intensive
A two-day intensive designed to offer participants an insight into Neon Dance’s approach to dance and dance making.

 

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