SCOTLAND

 

/// ABERDEENSHIRE

until 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.

 

/// DUMFRIES

5 September | Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre
Creative Documentary Workshop & Screening
Scottish Documentary Institute invites you an outreach workshop to help prepare for submissions to their Bridging the Gap film scheme.

 

 /// DUNDEE

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.

12 September | Discovery Point
Making Jewellery Work Symposium
A one-day symposium which looks at the next steps for jewellers at all levels, and the jewellery industry as whole, in Scotland today.

12 September | Discovery Point
Meet & Make Lunch
The lunch will feature showcases from MAKLab, Cloud 9, Gemstones Brazil and ‘5 Years On’ makers. Share knowledge, skills and network.

12 – 21 September | Various Venues
Scottish Jewellery Week
The first annual Scottish Scottish Jewellery Week celebrates work from the Scottish jewellery community.

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

 

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

until 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.

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 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.

until 18 October | Talbot Rice Gallery
After the Revolution, Who Will Clean Up the Mess?
New installation / event by British artist Ellie Harrison co-commissioned by Edinburgh Art Festival & Talbot Rice Gallery.

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

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.

6 September – 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.

15 September – 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.

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.

 

/// GLASGOW

until 4 September | Govanhill Baths
Endurance Exhibition
See examples of endurance within the arts from local and international artists in this exhibition curated by Olivia Guertler and Joanne Neill.

until 5 September | CCA
Aniara Omann: Brad Pitt
Solo-exhibition by Aniara Omann consisting of a series of found objects, with fabricated prosthetics applied to them referencing movie prosthetics.

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 7 September | CCA
Spirit Levels: Tony Cruz / Remy Jungerman / Adele Todd
A fascination with line and form dominates this exhibition featuring themes of spirituality, culture & transnationality.

until 13 September | The Virginia Gallery
Twelve/Fourteen – Photography Exhibition
A group photo exhibition featuring work from Michael McCann, Tam Donegan, Debbie McLeod, Nick Patrick & Vicki Allison.

until 27 September | RGI Kelly Gallery
Catherine Cameron
RGI Annual Exhibition prize winner Catherine Cameron presents an exhibition of new photography work.

until 28 September | GoMA
Pretty Much Every Film and Video Work from about 1992 until Now (1992-2006)
See Douglas Gordon’s output to date, a visual and aural feast shown on over 100 old televisions.

until 19 October | Street Level Photoworks
Common Ground
See new documentary photography from Scotland & Wales inspired by notions of ‘home’ and ‘community’.

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

3 September | South Block
Making Applications and Proposals Workshop
An information packed workshop that is being delivered in partnership with Cultural Enterprise Office at South Block in Glasgow.

4 – 19 September | The Arches
EARLY DAYS: The Arches’ Referendum Festival
A festival featuring theatre, an exhibition, a symposium, performance and more all surrounding the upcoming referendum for independence.

6 – 12 September | GSA Reid Building
The Glasgow School of Art: Graduate Degree Show 2014
See graduate work across architecture, design, fine art and digital from Glasgow School of Art post-graduate students.

9 September | MAKLab
Have a Go at Laser Cutting
This course includes a full induction on both laser cutters. Set up basic artwork and cut a small keyring with your name on it.

11 September – 4 October | Cyril Gerber Fine Art & Compass Gallery
David McClure RSA RSW (1926 – 1998)
See urban and rural landscapes inspired by Millport and Casteldaccia on the island of Sicily.

12 September | CCA
Tomboy + Shorts
Scottish Queer International Film Festival will hold its first event screening Céline Sciamma’s Tomboy along with an eclectic selection of shorts.

13 – 28 September | The Telfer
Who built the access road?
Nick Thomas examines the Uists in a filmic portrait which looks at the 50s missile testing facility & Catholic iconography and its historical role.

14 September | Scotland Street School Museum
Road trip through Assamese Art and Performance
Community Artist Carrie Newman presents a workshop & screening introducing the diversity of Assam, its landscape and storytelling methods.

16 September | MAKLab
Have a Go at 3D Printing
Be guided through the process of making a 3D model in Sketchup. Set it up for printing using Cura & print out a small example print on the 3D Printer.

27 September | Pacific Quay
BBC Engineering & Technology Careers Open Day
The BBC invites those interested in science, technology, engineering, maths & computer science to join them & learn more around the world of broadcasting.

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).

4 October 2014 – 31 March 2015 | Royal Conservatoire
The Teaching Artist 1
Advance your professional skills to develop critical thinking, research, reflection and documentation skills as a teaching artist.

14 October | Old Hairdressers + Stereo
Live Art & Sound
The line up is soon to be announced for this exhibition of live art, music & poetry from some of Glasgow’s most creative minds.

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.

 

 /// MONTROSE

6 September | The Old Rope Works
Artsyland 8 New Graduates Exhibition
Enjoy a diverse range of challenging and innovative art practices by 2014 graduates.

/// MULL

until 27 September | An Tobar Gallery
Rachel Maclean: The Weepers
Rachel Maclean explores Scottish folk tales through different means exploring themes of fantasy, gender, heritage and horror.

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

 

/// 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.

1 – 19 October | Various Venues    
Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival
The SMHAF Festival features music, film, visual art, theatre, dance and literature in venues across Scotland. Programme available from 1 September.

 

/// STIRLING

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

 

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ELSEWHERE

 

/// BERLIN

16 – 21 September | Various Venues
Berlin Art Week
Berlin Art Week returns for its third year with six days of openings, lectures, discussions, performances, screenings, and other special events.

 

/// BERWICK UPON TWEED

17 – 21 September | Various venues
Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival
The 10th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival will feature exceptional short & feature films, events & installations.

 

/// DORSET

5 – 14 September | Portland
b-side festival
Visual art, text, sound, installation, live art and performance mix as artists explore and interpret Portland.

 

/// 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.

 

/// LIVERPOOL

4 – 11 September | The Reader Gallery
Depictions of Land and Sea: by Carol Miller and Jackie Wagg
dot-art presents two very different but complementary artists, at their first exhibition at The Reader Organisation’s new gallery space in Calderstones Park.

 

/// 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 13 September | Theatre Royal Stratford East
Spoiling
Scotland’s Foreign Minister is to deliver a speech outlining the newly-independent nation’s relationship with the UK  but refuses to speak the words she’s been given.

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.

5 September – 4 October | dalla Rosa Gallery
PSEUDO-MUSEOLOGY
PSEUDO-MUSEOLOGY is an exhibition featuring work from Caroline Corbasson, Jane Hayes Greenwood, Catrin Morgan & Kasper Pincis.

25 September – 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.

25 September – 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.

3 October | Tate
Late at Tate Britain: October 2014
An evening of AV performances & sound installations curated by Chimera Productions as part of PRS for Music Foundation’s New Music Plus programme.

 

/// 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.


/// 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).

 

/// SÃO PAULO

until 5 October | Various Venues
Electronic Language International Festival
20 installations, 3 interactive performances, 213 animations, 24 games, 45 artworks of net and sound art & more at the 15th edition of this festival.

 

/// SHEFFIELD

until 13 September | Made North
Expressions – Association for Contemporary Jewellery – Sheffield
Artists featured in this group jewellery show will include renowned professionals as well as new makers, all with a distinct voice and personal style.

 

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