SCOTLAND

 

 /// ABERDEENSHIRE

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.

21 February – 21 March | Various venues
In Motion Animation Festival 2015
This second edition will focus on the work of Dutch artist Hisko Hulsing alongside workshops & an open submission screening event.

 

 /// DUNDEE

until 25 January | The McManus
Through Smoke & Flame: WW1 Propaganda Posters
Experience a collection of sketches, posters and prints by artist Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956).

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

24 January – 10 May | The McManus
Classical Art: The Legacy of the Ancients
An exhibition illustrating the enduring influence of ancient Greek & Roman culture through paintings, sculpture & more from Dundee’s fine art collection.

30 January | Dalhousie Building
How Design Can Change a City
Design in Action present a panel discussing how design in a city influences the way a city & its people behaves.

7 February – 22 March | DCA
Florian & Michael Quistrebert
See hypnotic abstract videos and paintings by collaborative French brothers Michael and Florian.

28 February – 31 March | Various venues
Springfest
A festival of music in Dundee.

 

/// EDINBURGH

until 25 January | Stills
Shot at Dawn: Chloe Dewe Mathews
Chloe Dewe Mathews’ photography work focuses on the sites at which British, French & Belgian troops were executed for cowardice and desertion.

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 25 January | Collective
Satellites Programme: Collette Rayner
See new film work from Collette Rayner on the Principality of Sealand.

until 31 January | Interview Room 11
Building Echoes
Alberto Condotta & Colin Lindsay give their own vision about the meaning of architecture, playing as well with the concepts of ‘body’ & ‘sculpture’.

until 14 February | Talbot Rice Gallery
gap in the air: a festival of sonic art
A celebration of experimental music & sonic art featuring music, exhibition, performance & more on the theme of place, reach, orientation & nature.

until 14 February | Talbot Rice Gallery
Christopher Orr: The Beguiled Eye  
In the artist’s first Scottish solo show, see new and recent paintings as well as the his sketchbooks.

until 15 February | Fruitmarket Gallery
 Stan Douglas
An exhibition that presents a selection of Douglas’ films & photographs.

until 7 March | Edinburgh Printmakers
Debris and Phenomena: David Lemm
David Lemm’s first solo exhibition presenting a new body of work produced at Edinburgh Printmakers and whilst on an artist’s residency on the Isle of Eigg.

until 29 March | Collective Gallery
Wendelien van Oldenborgh: Beauty and the Right to the Ugly
Beauty and the Right to the Ugly is a cinematic experiment examining the ambition –and failure– of utopian architecture.

until April | Summerhall
I Hate The Indifferent
The first UK show from Michele Ciacciofera featuring painting, drawing, sculpture, and photography.

until 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.

24 January – 21 March | Ingleby Gallery
ABJAD
An exhibition of four artists who, in their sometimes sideways approach to abstraction, balance conceptual concerns with an intuitive touch.

28 January | Blue Drill Hall
The Space – Open Call workshop
Find out more about The Space, the Open Call process & what they commission. Book by 15 January.

29 January | Filmhouse Cinema
Patrick Keiller – The Dilapidated Dwelling
The Dilapidated Dwelling is a filmic examination of the predicament of domestic space in advanced economies, the UK in particular.

29 January | Filmhouse
The Dilapidated Dwelling: Patrick Keiller
An examination of the predicament of domestic space in advanced economies with artist Q&A after screening.

31 January | Rhubaba Gallery
Wounded Knee – A Singing Workshop
The first in a new series of singing workshops led by performers & artists for the Rhubaba Choir.

2 February | Dovecot Studios
Workshop
Join Carnac & Diallo in their ongoing enquiry, drawing on ideas & processes developed in the making of their new work Edge and Shore.

3 February | Dovecot Studios
Conversation
Edge and Shore artists Helen Carnac and Laïla Diallo in conversation with Dovecot weaver Jonathan Cleaver. Chaired by Roanne Dods.

4 – 28 February | Scottish Gallery
David Eustace: Selected Works
Photographs from the oeuvre of an artist who has worked with both passion & professional dedication for 25 years.

25 February | The Mash House
Creative & Corporate Love: Sustainable Choices
This event aims to bring the creative & corporate communities together to spark a variety of new working partnerships & opportunities within our city.

10 – 25 April | Interview Room 11
Projection
Solo Exhibition by David McDiarmid.

21 June | look and draw
Seeing Differently with Val Maclean
A one day workshop focused on creating dynamic & vibrant mixed media works.

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

23 January | The Savoy Centre
Susie Wilson Book Binding Workshops
You will walk away with a unique beautiful hand crafted book.

until 25 January | Glasgow Print Studio
Academicians III
See the work of four academicians with RSA’s Barbara Rae & Marian Leven and the RA’s Hughie O’Donoghue & Emma Stibbon.

until 25 January | The Hunterian
Lucy Skaer
Drawing, 16mm film & sculptures on show by Turner Prize nominee Lucy Skaer.

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

until 31 January | Cyril Gerber Fine Art
The Winter Collection 2014
A combination of paintings, drawings & sculpture spanning the late 19th century, through the 20th century and into the present day.

until 1 February | Various venues
Celtic Connections
An 18-day music festival bringing folk, roots, world, indie & traditional musicians from across the globe to Glasgow each January.

until 1 February | Veneer Gallery
What you step over when you come out of the opera
Lindsay Amanda Lowcock’s provocative new exhibition looks at exclusion, poverty, depression & the class divide that ruptures the country.

until 8 February | Street Level
FUTUREPROOF 2014
Street Level’s annual showcase of new talent in photographic image-making selected from across Scotland’s photography and fine art degree courses.

until 13 February | Hillhead Library
Glasgow Steamies | Allan Bovill
The last days of the public wash-house in Glasgow, as captured on camera by photographer Allan Bovill.

until 14 February | Queens Park Railway Club
Suspended Intervals | Craig Mulholland
Solo exhibition of works by Glasgow based artist, Craig Mulholland.

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 22 February | The Lighthouse
The Poster Archive by Hrafnhildur Halldórsdóttir (Rafla)
This exhibition will unveil Raflas graphic design practice that has mostly developed from one of her many careers as a DJ.

until 28 February | Shapes Of Things, White Studios
Screen Printing Class
Shapes of Things are offering a 3 hour screen printing course. Create your own design and print it on a T-Shirt or tote bag.

until 1 March | The Lighthouse
EMPOWERMENT – Social change through building
An exhibition which explores how building can affect social change in the developing world.

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.

29 January | SWG3
Wildless
Playdead invite you to the opening of ‘Wildless,’ an evolving digital arts project, film & exhibition.

30 January | CCA
Future Shorts Glasgow: Winter Season
Future Shorts is warming up winter this January with another great programme of some of the best short films around.

30 January – 14 February | Intermedia Gallery
Flats: Jennifer Bailey
Photographic works concerned with the politics of the occupation of space & surfaces & the mechanisms of subjectivity.

30 January – 8 March | Tramway
At Every Fading of the Stars
James Rigler shows a new body of work exploring ruins, architectural salvage and IKEA.

30 January – 15 March | CCA
Dancing in a circle is a reminder that we are part of a whole
An early overview on the collaborative and individual practice of artist & choreographer Romany Dear.

31 January | CCA
Seeds of Thought Poetry Night
A relaxed evening of spoken word & music. An open mic session invites those who want to join in the fun.

3 February | Cultural Enterprise Office
Glasgow Market Day
A hands-on workshop introducing the principles of marketing to help you promote your work.

3 February | MAKLab
Great Recovery Workshop
The RSA Great Recovery project encourages designers, engineers, technicians & more to to design, manufacture, use and dispose of products differently.

5 February | CCA
CinemaAttic West Coast: Spanish & Latin-American Short-film show
Cinemaattic offers a selection of the best Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American cinema in short film format.

9 February | CCA
TalkSeePhotography
TalkSeePhotography welcomes the members of Not the Finished Article (NFA): Nicky Bird, Alicia Bruce, Caroline Douglas & Sylwia Kowalczyk.

13 February | The Old Haridressers
Hair Salon
Glasgow Open House fundraiser.

13 – 14 February | GoMA
Dark Days
A unique opportunity to stay the night in GoMA’s great hall with up to a hundred other participants.

26 February – 5 April | The Lighthouse
David Ross Design & Bespoke Atelier
An exhibition of new collaborative works from the studios of Bespoke Atelier and David Ross Design.

11 March | The Briggait
Glasgow Short Film Festival: Vertical Cinema
Ten specially commissioned large-scale works by renowned experimental filmmakers & audiovisual artists, projected vertically on 35 mm celluloid.

29 May | The Lighthouse
Lighthouse Late
All 5 floors of The Lighthouse transform again into a late night social space, to celebrate & combine the best of design with great live music & workshops.

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.

 

 

 /// HELMSDALE

5 – 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.

 

/// HUNTLY

24 – 26 April | Outdoors
Slow Marathon
Running along the former railway route from Portsoy to Huntly; the 26 mile route was created by artist Stuart McAdam through his Lines Lost project.

 

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 /// BIRMINGHAM

until 25 January | Ikon Gallery
Imran Qureshi: Deutsche Bank’s “Artist of the Year”
Miniature paintings, site-specific installations and new works made for Ikon feature in Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi’s latest exhibition.

 

/// ENGLAND

until 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.

 

/// LEEDS

until 1 March | The Tetley
Jerwood Drawing Prize 2014
See the national tour of the largest and longest running annual open exhibition for drawing in the UK.

 

/// LIVERPOOL

until 8 February | FACT
Type Motion
See 200 outstanding examples of text and typography with moving image work.

until 22 February | dot-art
Winter Art Classes
A variety of classes including painting, life drawing and jewellery making.

 

/// LONDON

until 25 January | ICA
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2014    
A selection of works by 55 of the most promising artists emerging from UK art schools.

until 25 January | Business Design Centre
London Art Fair
The 27th edition of London Art Fair, the UK’s premier Modern British and contemporary art Fair.

until 14 February | dalla Rosa
CROSS SECTION/03
An exhibition of works by Jessie Brennan, Benjamin Bridges, Terry Greene.

until 28 February | Tenderpixel
M/Other Tongue
Exhibition of works by Anna Barham, Olivier Castel, Iñaki Garmendia, Mónica Restrepo, Katarina Zdjelar.

until 3 March | Venue tbc
Film Theory: Experimental ethnographic and documentary film
Engage with the politics of image making in this eight week evening course, lead by Anthropologist Barbara Knorpp.

until 27 March | 14 Taviton Street
Practical Documentary Filmmaking   
Learn how to shoot, edit & structure your shots to to complete a 15-minute video project.

29 January | Whitechapel Gallery
The Imaginary Archive
As time passes can sketches or letters in archives make unrealised projects as tangible as those that really happened? Paul Becker & Neal White discuss.

 

/// MANCHESTER

until 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.

29 – 30 January | MadLab
WordPress for Beginners
Over 2 days you’ll learn everything you need to plan & set up a site, publish content & add functionality with plugins.

31 January – 1 February | Federation House
Your Colour Perception
Liz West’s largest site-specific installation to date, incorporating all 5000 sq ft of Castlefield Gallery’s New Art Spaces Federation House 4th floor.

7 February | MadLab
Game Dev 101 Level 1
Game Dev 101 is a one-day games development course that teaches the fundamentals of creating video games completely from scratch.

12 – 13 February | MadLab
Intermediate WordPress
Learn theme customisation, mobile device customisation, search engine optimisation (SEO), security, caching & e-commerce.

28 February – 1 March | MadLab
Game Dev 101 Level 2
Game Dev 101 Level 2 is a two-day course that will take you through the fundamentals of creating videogames completely from scratch.

17 March | MadLab
Bid Writing with Laura H. Drane
Every stage of the bid-writing process from identifying funds to delivering a winning bid will be covered as well as practical dos and don’ts.

 

/// PARIS

16 – 20 February | Studio Berry France
Expression of Self; The Life Model with Kenneth Le Riche
Life model oil painting workshop taught by Kenneth Le Riche.

 

/// SHEFFIELD

until 20 February | Made North Gallery
This is Sheffield
A showcase of design by MDes students at Sheffield Hallam University that celebrates the city of Sheffield.

 

/// WALSALL

30 January – 19 April | The New Art Gallery Walsall
Sikander Pervez
Sikander Pervez has created brand new sculptures for his first solo exhibition in the United Kingdom.

 

 

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