SCOTLAND

 

/// ABERDEENSHIRE

until 10 May | Peacock Visual Arts
Marc Wilson: The Last Stand
Terry O’Neill Award winner Marc Wilson will show photographs which document histories, stories & memories of military conflict in Northern Europe.

 

/// DALRY

20 & 27 April | Wasps Studios
Life Drawing
Look and Draw present a series of untutored Life Drawing classes. Easels & boards provided. First half hour, short poses.

5 May – 30 June | Wasps Studios
Discovering Drawing , Painting & Printing
An 8 week studio-based course exploring drawing & the creative process.

17 & 18 May | Dalry Wasps Studios
Explore & Draw Sketchbook Workshop
With a choice of urban or natural landscape, you will fill your sketchbooks with responses to what Edinburgh’s Calton Hill offers.

 

/// DALKEITH

Esbank, Newtongrange, Mayfield
10 May | Waverley Line Open Studios
Open Studio Day
Five designers and makers open their studios to the public to show where & how they make.

 

/// DUMFRIES

until 3 May | Gracefield Arts Centre
D&G | IN: Spring Fling @ Home
The annual exhibition returns for its 12th year of quality Dumfries and Galloway art, craft and design featuring over 93 artists.

 

/// DUNBAR

until 3 May | Dunbar Town House and Museum Gallery
Emma Herman-Smith: In a Natural State
Artist Emma Herman-Smith explores the dynamic actions of nature during growth & decay through print & sculpture.

 

 /// DUNDEE

until 23 April | Meadow Mill Studios
This Land Produces All the Fine Things of Paradise, Except Innocence
An exhibition from artist Iain Sturrock concerning childhood, adulthood and the stuff of commodification: land, ideals, paradise and innocence.

until 4 May | Mid Wynd Industrial Estate
GENERATOR projects
A group exhibition inspired by the analogue MONIAC computer which explores capitalist exchange.

19 & 20 April | Meadow Mill
Intro to Animal Drawing
Learn to improve your skills of observation in this two day workshop devoted to the basics of drawing animals. All materials provided.

16 & 17 May | DJCAD
Rough Cut
Rough Cut is the debut feature from Jamie Shovlin. The meta-documentary focuses on the making of a 1970s teen horror film that never existed.

17 May | The McManus
Victoriana Dundee: Bazaar at the Museum
An evening event of music, art, costumes & games celebrating all things Victorian.

17 – 25 May | Dundee University
DJCAD Degree Show
Over 250 emerging artists & designers will show work as part of the DJCAD Degree Show.

Throughout 2014 | 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.

 

/// EDINBURGH

until 19 April | Ingleby Gallery
Jonathan Owen
This solo exhibition will present major “drawings” and sculptural works made since 2012.

until 19 April | Ingleby Gallery
John Smith
A screening of ‘The Girl Chewing Gum’, a film by British avant-garde filmmaker John Smith.

until 19 April | Talbot Rice Gallery
A.R. Hopwood’s False Memory Archive
A.R. Hopwood’s False Memory Archive explores a series of contemporary artworks and personal accounts that never actually happened.

until 27 April | St Andrew’s Square
Bruce Munro: Field of Light
9,500 lighted glass spheres will rise from the ground in a contemporary light-based art installation within Edinburgh’s St Andrew Square.

until 27 April | Collective Gallery
David Obaldeston 
David Obaldeston will produce a new installation for the City Dome. His work draws out the unconventional in established forms of communication & re-imagines the familiar.

until 4 May | RSA Building
188th Annual Exhibition: Focus on Film
The RSA Annual Exhibition returns offering contemporary paintings, sculpture, film, printmaking, photography, installation & architecture.

until 6 May | Stills
Video Compositing with After Effects
On this course you will learn a range of visual effects & animation techniques, working between Photoshop & After Effects with tutor Rachel Maclean.

until 18 May | Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
Louise Bourgeois: A Woman Without Secrets
A collection of work produced in the final years of Bourgeois’ life, disclosing feelings that stem back to her childhood & throughout her life.

until 20 May | VoxBox
Born To Be Honey
Jannica Honey & Born to Be Wide celebrate 10 years with a music photography exhibition.

until 24 May | Summerhall
Possibility of Life
Silas Parry repurposes objects by giving them movement & sound in this exhibit focusing on robotic taxidermy.
In outer space there is no painting or sculpture
An exhibition of works by David Burrows.
Hidden Energies
Hidden Energies exlpores energy through the sculpture & moving image work of Jessica Lloyd-Jones.
The Bone Library
The Bone Library explores cloning & reproduction through the creation of 3D printed models of animal bones.
The Weather War
Bigert & Bergström explore climate change through film footage of hostile weather patterns from the Midwest of the US.

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

22 April | Screen Academy Scotland
Avid Media Management Course
Learn to understand the Avid Media Management workflow in this one day course. Subsidised course fee available to TV production freelancers.

30 April – 2 July | Duncan Place Resource Centre
Life Into The Figure
Learn how to draw the human figure in a variety of ways in this tutored life drawing class.

2 May | Interview Room 11
Verges/ The Wild Project
An exhibit from the The Wild Project collective illuminating and exploring the ideas of wild in our urban lives.

3 May – 21 June | Ingleby Gallery
Richard Foster: Modern
Modern is a survey show of Richard Foster’s drawing work over the last seven years.

5 May | Venue tbc
Imaginate Festival international masterclass with Lenine Bourke
Artist & creative producer, Lenine Bourke will host a one day masterclass.

17 May | St.Cecilia’s Hall
One Last Dance at the Excelsior Ballroom
As part of the Festival of Museums, St. Cecilia’s Hall will be transformed into the Excelsior Ballroom for one last time. Live jazz band & dance lesson.

17 – 18 May, 31 May – 1 June | Screen Academy Scotland
Introduction to Screenwriting – EXPRESS
Develop a 5-10 min screenplay over 2 weekends on Screen Academy Scotland’s Introduction to Screenwriting – EXPRESS!

30 May | Ladies Baths
Creating Contacts Workshop
A workshop from the Cultural Enterprise Office based around networking & creating contacts.

18 – 29 June | Various Venues
Edinburgh International Film Festival
The internationally renowned festival returns for its 68th year with screenings, talks & exceptional Scottish & international talent.

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 19 April | Compass Gallery
Jack Knox RSA RSW RGI HFRIAS
D.Litt Paintings, Drawings & Pastels: 1956 to present day.

until 19 April | The Pearce Institute
Martin O’Connor: Theology
Part of Behaviour 14′, Martin O’Connor explores religion in Glasgow through spoken word & song delving into the people, dialects & faith of the city.

until 19 April | Veneer Gallery
The Art of Storytelling 
An exhibition of narrative drawings by Hazel Gore.

until 21 April | Govanhill Baths
LOVE
Artists Anthea Hamilton & Nicholas Byrne present inflatable sculptures with influences from advertising, popular culture & more.

until 21 April | CCA
Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Awards What Will They See Of Me?
Four artists explore the theme ‘What Will They See Of Me’ through examining identity, visibility and posterity in image making.

until 21 April | Friends 42 Carlton Place
Lauren Hall & Jay Mosher: Comfortably Warm
Using objects, materials & processes, this site-responsive exhibition explores temperature variants in identical spaces.

until 21 April | 656 Alexandra Parade
SNIFFER by Erica Eyres & Sigga Björg Sigurðardóttir
An installation as part of Glasgow International that will feature individual & collaborative works in painting, sculpture & video.

until 21 April | Queens Park Train Station
Kling Klang
A group of projects exploring collaborative practice through video, music, sculpture, text & multi-media publication as part of Glasgow International.

until 21 April | Kinning Park Complex
Open Jar Collective’s Broth Mix
Part performance, part installation, part collective action, the Open Jar Collective present a range of creatively engaging conversations about our food systems.

until 21 April | Various venues
Glasgow Open House Festival 2014
Open House engages with new audiences by opening up the artists’ living & working environments to neighbours, fellow artists & the public.

until 24 April | New Glasgow Society
Molatham : Studio Portraiture From The West Bank
Molatham, a solo exhibition by Scott Caruth, examines studio portraiture photography in occupied Palestine.

until 25 April | Virginia Gallery
MAMA
Thomas Abercromby & collective Little Book Transfers present a collaborative exhibition.

until 27 April | The Telfer Gallery
CO.LO.CO
Yuri Pattison presents a body of work focussing on colocation & time displacement.

until 2 May | The Briggait
Reclaimed: The Second Life of Sculpture
The exhibition features work held in long-term storage, including historical, modern & contemporary pieces.

until 11 May | The Arches
BEHAVIOUR
BEHAVIOUR, the Arches’ life performance festival returns featuring a new partnership with the National Theatre of Scotland.

until 18 May | CCA
Khaled Hourani
A retrospective of Palestinian artist Khaled Hourani including paintings, installations & conceptual work.

until 18 May | Street Level
Arnis Balcus: Victory Park
Latvian artist, Balcus presents a new body of work being premiered at Street Level for Glasgow International.

until 18 May | Street Level
Johan Nieuwenhuize: IMG_
Nieuwenhuize presents his new project, IMG_, a growing collection of abstract and semi-abstract photographic observations of “the city”.

until 27 May | Gallery of Modern Art
The Silver River
As part of Glasgow International, Modern Edinburgh Film School presents texts from films by T.J. Wilcox & Candice Breitz.

until 31 May | Cyril Gerber Fine Art
19th-21st Century Modern British Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture
Includes work by Scottish Colourists, Glasgow Boys & Girls, Colquhoun & MacBryde, Cowie, Eardley, St Ives artists and Scottish Modern Masters.

until 7 June | The Common Guild
Gabriel Kuri: All probability resolves into form
An exhibition in which internationally acclaimed Mexican artist Gabriel Kuri explores the relationship between hard & soft sources through sculpture.

until 8 June | The Lighthouse
Starter for 6: Maker or Manufacturer?
Four Starter for 6 businesses talk about the parallels between making & manufacturing.

until 18 June | Eastwood Park Gallery
Hugh Hood: Glasgow 1974-78
A body of work by photographer Hugh Hood documenting Glasgow between 1974-1978 during a highly transitory period for the city.

18 April | The Poetry Club
The Burning Sand Volume III Launch
The Burning Sand will launch Volume III of their prose, poetry & art magazine as part of Glasgow International.

18 – 21 April | The Lighthouse
Parallel School Glasgow
A 4.5 day workshop in which participants share knowledge & ideas with one another to connect and initiate work.

20 April | Old Hairdressers
Lights Out Listening Group
Come listen to sound works in the near darkness in this unique audio experience featuring the work of musicians, artists & radio producers.

19 April | South Block
SCAN networking breakfast & curatorial conversation
SCAN presents a networking breakfast & curatorial conversation for those who work in the contemporary arts sector.

19 & 21 April |Flat 2/2, 63 West Graham Street
Felt Tip Faces
Phoebe Barnicoat, Peter Johnson & Euan Stewart explore the peculiarities of the human face & portraiture in this group exhibition.

20 April | Various Venues
SCAN/Glasgow International curatorial tour
A curatorial bus & walking tour which will examine some of the more remote GI venues along with Scottish based & visiting industry delegates.

21 April | Lighthouse
Metahaven + Markus Miessen (A Feral Studio Talk)
Daniel van der Velden of Metahaven and Markus Miessen will discuss research & design in a political context, part of ‘It’s Not Very Nice That.’

24 April | Lighthouse
Noel Douglas + Tzortzis Rallis (A Feral Studio Talk)
A talk about the role of design & activism in a political context from Noel Douglas & Tzortzis Rallis as part of ‘It’s Not Very Nice That.’

28 April | The Corinthian Club
Micro-Film Masterclass
Intense Productions are offering a one day film seminar focusing on how to make a micro-budget film & sell it with Actor and Producer Carlos Gallardo.

2 – 31 May | Virginia Gallery
Aye Candy
This group show features work by Karen Bones, The Notorious Gasoline Company & Jody Kelly on Sex, Intrigue, Iconography, Horror & Candy.

2 – 31 May | Church on the Hill
Art on the Hill
Featuring over 100 artists, Art on the Hill is a month long exhibition running as part of the Southside Fringe Festival.

15 May – 6 June | Compass Gallery
Lesley Banks
Breathing Spaces is a new exhibition of work by Lesley Banks.

3 June | Club Room, City Halls
Planning Your Time & Project Workshop
The Cultural Enterprise Office presents a four hour workshop which focuses on time management & project planning.

25 – 29 June | Various Venues
Glasgow Jazz Festival
The 28th Annual Jazz Festival returns. First headliners announced include House of Legends, Martin Taylor, Neil Cowley Trio & more.

30 June – 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.

5 & 6 July | CCA
Glasgow Comic Con
Glasgow Comic Con returns for its 4th year with guests Gail Simone, Peter Milligan, Roger Langridge & more.

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, the ideal setting for anyone wishing to develop their artistic abilities.

 

/// INVERNESS

until 10 May | Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
Megalomania
First solo exhibition by David McDiarmid featuring new works based on the architecture & grandeur of Venice where he lived & worked for 5 weeks.

until 8 June | Highland Print Studio
Highland Print Studio Classes
A number of weekend & evening classes available from screenprinting to wood engraving, monoprinting, etching, relief printing & more.

 

/// LINLITHGOW

19 April – 3 May | The Line Gallery
Britain – North by South West
Leo du Feu & Christine Pearson present a series of rail-related artworks which examine the view from the train window.

 

/// STIRLING

3 May – 1 June| Stirling Castle
‘Warscape’
A series of work by artist Iona Leishman commemorating the 700 year anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn.

 

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ELSEWHERE

 

/// BRISTOL

3 – 5 May | Benjamin Perry Boathouse
Surfacing – U7 Res Outcome
An exhibition featuring new works from Emma Ewan, Will Kendrick & Rebecca Ounstead including sculpture, installation, print & live performance.

 

/// LONDON

until 27 April | Hayward Gallery
Martin Creed: What’s the Point of it?
A survey of Martin Creed’s playful, thought-provoking art.

18 – 19 April | Various venues
Denovali Swingfest Experimental Music Festival
The festival offers a diverse range of music styles from darker experimental sounds, ambient, electronica to indie, jazz or piano & string compositions.

26 April – 24 May | dalla Rosa Gallery
SOLID MARK: Richard Ducker & Kasper Pincis
Solid Mark examines mark-making through the sculpture & typewritten work of Richard Ducker & Kasper Pincis.

14 May – 22 June | Jerwood Space
Jerwood Encounters: TTTT
Curated by Sarah WIlliams, TTTT explores sculpture and screen based practice in new forms.

23 June – 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.

3 July – 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.

 

/// MANCHESTER

until 21 April | Cornerhouse
Jamie Shovlin: Hiker Meat
Hiker Meat & its fictitious Italian director Jesus Rinzoli have been imagined by Shovlin to represent an archetypal exploitation film.

until 24 April | TwentyTwentyTwo
BCNMCR 
A design event and exhibition which will feature work from Barcelona alongside a series of inspirational talks.

until 29 April | MediaCityUK
Vanishing Boundaries
A striking light installation by Liz West created as part of the Future City Festival.

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.

21 – 27 April | The Lowry
0°00 Navigation
A film by Simon Faithfull showing one man’s journey along the Greenwich Meridian.

 

/// NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

until 1 June | Baltic
Simon Bill
Lucky Jim is an exhibitiion which presents over 30 of Bill’s works. Drawing inspiration from a variety of sources they are unified only by their oval shape.

until 22 June | Baltic
Lorna Simpson
Presenting over thirty years of Lorna Simpson’s work, this first European retrospective shows multiple photography, film, video & drawing works.

until 19 May | The Biscuit Factory
D & G | Out Exhibition
The Biscuit Factory is working with Spring Fling as part of their national showcase, exhibiting work by a selection of their studio artists & makers.

25 April – 29 June| BALTIC 39
They Used to Call it the Moon
A group exhibition of international artists exploring the moon and its various meanings.

 

/// SHEFFIELD

7 – 12 June | Various Venues
Sheffield Doc/Fest
Celebrating the art & business of documentary making at one of the top three documentary festivals & markets in the world.

 

 

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