SCOTLAND

 

 /// ABERDEENSHIRE

until 8 November | Peacock Visual Arts
Intelligence Report: A Middle East/North African film season
See experimental short films by seven artists alongside a moving image installation by The Otolith Group.

until 24 January | Aberdeen Art Gallery
Below another sky
Print work from 20 artists commissioned by the Scottish Print Network resulting from a series of residencies & visits to other Commonwealth nations.

15 November | The Lemon Tree
Independent Record Label Market: Aberdeen
Buy music direct from independent labels, hear DJ sets and enjoy refreshments.

 

 /// DUNDEE

until 2 November | The McManus
Jeepers Creepers: The works of Eduardo Paolozzi
A selection of work by 20th Century artist Eduardo Paolozzi with themes of science, technology and popular culture.

until 13 December | DJCAD
Anna Oppermann: Cotoneaster Horizontalis
See drawings, prints, collages, documentary films & archival material from German conceptual artist Anna Oppermann (1940 -1993).

until 4 January | 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.

26 October | Bonar Hall, University of Dundee
Ex Libris Book Fair
Ex Libris Book Fair is a brand new part of The 2014 Dundee Literary Festival featuring independent comics, small presses, and artists’ books.

19 November – 20 February | Camperdown Wildlife Centre
Wildlights
See installations inspired by rare wonders from the natural world & more.

 

/// DUNBAR

25 & 26 October | The Bleaching Field Centre
Fertile Ground Conference
Take part in a conference organised by North Light Arts around environmental art and change.

 

/// EDINBURGH

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.

until 7 November | North Edinburgh Arts Centre
Colin Gray: a Journey with his Parents, through Love, Life and Death
Colin Gray presents a series of photographs documenting 34 years of collaborative photography work with his parents.

until 9 November | RSA Projects & Finlay Room
Resident 14
See two exhibitions of recent RSA Residency for Scotland artists.

until 29 November | Ingleby Gallery
Thomas Joshua Cooper: Scattered Waters
Glasgow based artist Thomas Joshua Cooper has documented his adopted country over the last 32 years, resulting in this monumental exhibition of work.

until 8 December | Wasps
​Discovering Drawing Painting & Printing
A 12 week studio-based course exploring the possibilities of the drawn mark. Emphasis will be placed on the role of drawing within the creative process.

until 11 December | Duncan Place Resource Centre
Life Into The Figure
Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a new artist, explore and learn about drawing the human figure in different ways  in this 12 week course.

until 25 January | Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
Pig Rock Bothy
Created as part of GENERATION, the Pig Rock Bothy will host a series of talks, performances, events and screenings throughout the coming months.

until 31 January | Skriva Writing School
Writing a TV Pilot Script
This course is intended for writers who want to develop their ideas & scripts for TV & takes place once a month over 5 months.

26 October – 16 November | Rhubaba
Ben Callaghan – Semi-functional works
Ben Callaghan explores the meeting of functional design and art production around semi-functional furniture and sculptural objects.

8 & 9 November | Studio 10
Introduction to Laser Cutting Weekend Courses
Learn to laser cut and etch your images onto paper, card, fabric and wood.

22 November – 24 May | Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
The Two Roberts: Robert Colquhoun and Robert MacBryde
Explore a retrospective of the work of  Scottish artists Robert MacBryde and Robert Colquhoun.

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.

 

/// GLASGOW

until 23 October | Six Foot Gallery
Lea Cummings – PORTALS
See new work from Glasgow based artist Lea Cummings.

until 25 October | The Common Guild
Duncan Campbell
See ‘It for others,’ an exhibition of work by Duncan Campbell which questions the authority, integrity and intentions of the information presented.

until 25 October | Queen’s Park Railway Club
You’re studying that reality, we’ll act again
A solo exhibition from Michael White featuring drawings made on correspondence from The Job Centre and Department of Work and Pensions.

until 26 October | Tramway
Alan Michael: Syn
Alan Michael presents an exhibition of new work about the landscapes of dreams.

until 26 October | The Pipe Factory
THANKS
Recently graduated art school students Eva Duerden, John Fuller, Sam Hewland, Jake Kent and Tom Holland show work after a gallery residency.

until 29 October | Italian Centre
Architecture Meets Art: Glasgow
An exhibition of sculpture, installation art and painting showing various perspectives of Glasgow.

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

until 2 November | Reid Gallery
Studio Paintings: Richard Walker
Richard Walker shows new paintings inspired by his studio space a data projector, lights and mirrors.

until 2 November | The Glue Factory
Jonathan Meese: Pump Up the Vampire, Pump Up the Vampire, Pump Up the Vampire, Smell!
German artist Jonathan Meese presents an exhibition of new work created during a residency at The Glue Factory.

until 2 November | CCA
Dinosaur Expert I’m Feeling Lucky
See new work from Gregor Wright including life-sized foam figures, clay sculptures, dinosaurs, wall drawings, sculptural paintings and rubble.

until 16 November | Glasgow Print Studio
Alasdair Gray Season: A Life in Posters and Prints
This exhibition will examine Gray’s print practice & its development over the years through working with Glasgow Print Studio.

until 20 December | The Lighthouse
City Observatory Installation
Enjoy a taste of Future Cities Observatory installation highlighting the importance of city data in planning the future of the metropolis.

until 22 February | Kelvingrove Art Gallery
Alasdair Gray: From the Personal to the Universal
Celebrating Alasdair Gray’s 80th birthday,this exhibition is a retrospective featuring over 100 works from public & private collections.

until 31 March | Royal Conservatoire
The Teaching Artist 1
Advance your professional skills to develop critical thinking, research, reflection and documentation skills as a teaching artist.

22 October | GSA
Lizzie Malcolm and Dan Powers (Open Work)
Design collective Open Work will give a talk as part of a week of interaction design activities at GSA.

22 October | Transmission Gallery
Screening of Little Doll (1988)
The third in a series of four events, structured around three Soviet-era cinema works featuring gymnastics. See Isaak Fridberg’s 1988 feature Little Doll.

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

24 October | Street Level Photoworks
Jill Todd Photographic Award 2014
The winning artists will speak about their work in advance of the exhibition opening.

24 October | The Lighthouse
The Lighthouse Late
Celebrate design, music and film in a unique event with talks, workshops and screenings staged across all five floors of the Lighthouse.

30 October | CCA
Curating Europes’ Futures
A discussion series which explores contemporary curatorial & artistic practices that have engaged with identity politics, gender dynamics & more.

1 November | The Briggait
The Comedown
A sculptural velodrome has been created by Stephen Murray as a reflection of the games in this Culture 2014 project.

1 November | SWG3
NVA’s Speed of Light Film Premieres
See the world premiere of three new short films: Speed of Light Yokohama, Speed of Light Ruhr & Ghost Peloton in this pop-up cinema event.

1 November | Stereo
Day of the Dead Glesga
A Glaswegian spin on a Mexican holiday. Experience live music, dance performers, Latin tunes & more.

1 November – 28 January | The Lighthouse
Postcode 3000
An exhibition around the city of Melbourne specifically dealing with the reurbanisation of the city centre.

8 November | War Memorial Kelvingrove Park
As I See It
Enjoy a series of unique walks around Glasgow led by people with visual impairments.

8 – 9 November | Streetlevel Photoworks
Black & White Darkroom Weekend
Learn the whole photography process in one weekend with composition, film processing, printing contact sheets & making enlargements.

14 – 29 November | The Briggait
SO IT IS: A Group Exhibition
An exhibition featuring the work of over 30 artists including sculptural installations, performances, events and workshops.

15 Nov – 11 Jan | Tramway
Mike Nelson: Eighty Circles through Canada (the last possessions of an Orcadian mountain man)
Inspired by anthropology, mountaineering and art, Mike Nelson explores landscapes and the artistic traditions that come with it.

15 Nov – 11 Jan | Tramway
Mike Nelson: Eighty Circles through Canada (the last possessions of an Orcadian mountain man)
Inspired by anthropology, mountaineering and art, Mike Nelson explores landscapes and the artistic traditions that come with it.

1 December | GSA
Authenticity in Transition: Changing Practices in Contemporary Art Making and Conservation
This two day conference explores artistic practice in regards to interpreting, conceiving, conserving, collecting and curating art.

2 December | Society M
UX Glasgow Talk
Learn more about the world of UX with an evening of short talks on all aspects of user experience.

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.

 

 /// GREENOCK

until 26 October | Beacon Arts Centre
Every Memory – Alastair Cook
Based on a residency at Dutch Gable House as part of Absent Voices, Alastair Cook presents a series of new photographic works.

 

 /// HELMSDALE

until 2 November | Timespan
Transit | Sam Dransfield
In Central Scotland & Northern Japan, Sam Dransfield followed a path traced by power lines overhead, tracking the electricity back to its industrial source.

6 – 7 March | Timespan
TRUE NORTH Recording the Past, Present and Future
Timespan will host a multidisciplinary conference discussing best practice and new models of how to document in a remote, northern context.

 

/// LUMSDEN

25 October | Lumsden Sculpture Walk, Main Street
Living Sculpture
An autumnal outdoor promenade performance exploring the site of the Lumsden Sculpture Walk inspired by recent work, Borderlands.

 

/// 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.

 

/// MULL

until 22 November | An Tobar Gallery
Lydia Hardwick
An exhibition of sculptural ceramics by London based artist Lydia Hardwick.

 

/// STIRLING

until 18 November | Forth Valley College
Print Making
Learn to make original prints and develop your art practise.

22 October | University of Stirling
Measuring the Cultural Value of the RSA NCE as a Platform for Emerging Artists
This workshop offers to facilitate dialogue between artists, the RSA, members of the public & others with an interest in the cultural value of art.

 

 /// TOMINTOUL

14 November | Richmond Memorial Hall
Hielan’ Way Symposium
A 2-Day walking & talking symposium bringing together (mountain) walkers from both the art and the outdoor circuits.

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ELSEWHERE

 

/// BERLIN

until 16 November | Various Locations
6th European Month of Photography Berlin (MdF Berlin)
See work from European photographers & enjoy events, lectures, workshops & more.

 

 /// BIRMINGHAM

until 30 November | mac birmingham
Qasim Riza Shaheen: The last known pose
Across 2 venues, this show features new & previous works exploring the city, identity, relationships and moments of intimacy & awkwardness.

 

/// BRIGHTON

until 26 October | Phoenix Brighton
Brighton Photo Fringe
Experience the sixth edition of the photographic festival with self-organised exhibitions around Brighton.

 

/// CARDIFF

until 5 November | Oriel Colwyn
Made in Wales – A Fine Beginning
See photography work from Welsh collective A Fine Beginning.

 

/// ENGLAND

22 October – 31 May | Various Churches in England
A Light Shines in the Darkness
See a touring exhibition in which six artists’ films will travel to churches and cathedrals around the country.

 

/// KAMPALA 

until 31 October | Various Locations
Kampala Contemporary Art Festival
A visual arts platform to showcase new and emerging ideas by contemporary Ugandan artists.

 

/// LIVERPOOL

until 31 December | FACT Liverpool
Ellie Harrison – Early Warning Signs
Ellie Harrison adresses the issue of climate change in Early Warning Signs.

 

/// LJUBLJANA

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

 

/// LONDON

until 4 November | 14 Taviton Street
Documentary Storytelling
Learn to tell stories through documentary film over five evenings with Open City London.

until 9 November | Barbican
City Visions
A series of films, talks and debates, exploring the ways in which cinema has engaged with the phenomenon of the modern city & urban life.

until 11 January | Barbican
Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
The exhibition brings together 250 works by 18 leading photographers from the 1930s to now, who have changed the way we view architecture.

24 October | ICA
Tenderflix
See a showcase of moving image works less than 10 minutes long created since January 2013.

1 November | City University
MICRO TACTICS
A day of talks about low budget filmmaking from directors, producers & writers covering every step from development to sales & distribution.

 

/// MANCHESTER

until 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.

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.

13 & 14 November | Museum of Science and Industry
Nesta’s Creative Enterprise Programme for Creative Supporters
A two day short course for education professionals who support creative students and graduates to reach their creative and professional aspirations.

22 November – 15 March | Cornerhouse
Playtime
A group show featuring international artists, musicians & filmmakers to celebrate the life of the Cornerhouse before its move to its new First Street location.

 

/// NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

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

 

/// OXFORD

30 October | Oxford University Museum of Natural History
ARTifice – Art/Science Seminar
Should art play hide and seek with the public? – A debate about bending the context of art.

 

/// SHEFFIELD

until 8 November | MADE NORTH Gallery
Design Platform Sheffield Showcase
See a a showcase of Sheffield design talent

 

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