SCOTLAND

 

 /// ABERDEENSHIRE

until 29 November | Seventeen
35 Years of SSW
Celebrating three and a half decades of SSW with an exhibition of selected artists and more.

until 17 January | Peacock Visual Arts
XL // Peacock Visual Arts at 40
See new work in a snapshot that reflects Peacock Visual Arts current vision as they celebrate forty years of making and presenting art.

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.

 

 /// DUNDEE

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.

until 4 January | The McManus
A World to Win: Posters of Protest and Revolution     
Over 70 original posters show in an exhibition that identifies how posters have been used to mobilise, educate & organise causes & campaigns.

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.


/// EDINBURGH

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 | 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 | 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.

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 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.

26 November | Queen Margaret University
Arts Management Qualifications: QMU Open Day
Interested in postgraduate study in arts management? Queen Margaret University are having an open day with all the information you need.

29 November | ECA
cosy | gyro workshop
A workshop & exhibition that investigates objects and circumstances that develop the maximisation of energy in the context of existing interior space.

1 December | Dovecot Studios
Selected Symposium: Making Connections
This symposium will address the evolving nature of craft in the 21st century. Makers and attendees are invited.

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

11 December | National Museum of Scotland
The 3D Printshow Summit: Design + Print
Learn more about creative and business opportunities within 3D printing with presentations, stories, workshops & keynotes.

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.

 

/// FIFE

until 24 December | Tatha Gallery
Winter Delights
A mixed winter show of work by eight artists on a variety of themes.

 

/// GLASGOW

until 28 November | The Virginia Gallery
&
Stu Murphy’s Tear In Reality. & Gestalt Glass show new work.

until 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.

until 30 November | Glasgow Print Studio
Featured Artist: Fiona Wilson
See monotype work from Fiona Wilson featuring women who may have assumed certain characteristics of their feathered friends.

until 4 December  | Tramway
Mount Analogue
LUX Scotland hosts three evenings of screenings, talks and discussions inspired by Mike Nelson’s Eighty Circles through Canada.

until 19 December | The Briggait
Before the End
Daniel Djamo creates an installation where life is seen through the numbers and letters of a cost notebook amongst other photo & film based works.

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 11 January | 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.

until 11 January | The Lighthouse
Mackintosh // Curated
See a showcase of artefacts by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in an exhibition designed by interior design students from The GSA Singapore.

until 18 January | CCA
Manuel Chavajay & Rebecca Wilcox: This Might Be a Place for Hummingbirds
Guatemalan artist Manuel Chavajay & Glasgow-based artist Rebecca Wilcox share a space to create a place for comparison and interrogation.

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

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.

26 November | Saramago
AnSo Gathering
A festive meet-up for creatives in Scotland with design chat and drink.

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

27 November | Goethe Institute
Ralph Rugoff / ‘Detours’
Ralph Rugoff, Director of the Hayward Gallery explores the connection between practice and context in this evening talk.

28 November | Glasgow Print Studio
Glasgow Print Studio Presents: Louise Rutkowski
A live performance from Louise Rutkowski’s first solo album including a series of commissioned projected visuals by Polish artist Robert Motyka

30 November | SWG3
The Feastival of St Andrew
KILTR host a St. Andrew’s inspired Feastival featuring street food, street art, spoken word & music.

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.

4 December | The Whisky Bond
Pecha Kucha 22: Practice, Money, Art
Small is Beautiful curate an evening featuring speakers and presentations on the theme of practice, money and art.

4 December – 4 January | The Arches
The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot
A family Christmas show about gifts, friendship and the importance of eating your vegetables.

5 – 7 December | The Lighthouse
11 Mitchell Lane
Analogue Social take over Gallery 4 creating a home, furnished with the work of local designers and manufacturers with all items available for purchase.

8 – 9 December | Old Hairdressers
2|1|4|1 Members Show
Collective 2|1|4|1 show their work at this end of the year exhibition.

11 – 28 December | The Arches
Gary McNair: War on Christmas
A Santa works in one of Glasgow’s poorest grottos trying to find the meaning of Christmas in this satirical comedy for grown-ups.

14 December | The Lighthouse
Tea Green Festive Makers Market
30 independent artists and designers will show & sell work in this festive makers market

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 20 December | McLean Museum & Art Gallery
Sugar Archive
An actual & virtual collection featuring a range of mediums, with paintings, drawings & more telling the creative story of Greenock’s sugar industry.

 

 /// HELMSDALE

until 21 December | Timespan
Winter Salon 2014
An exhibition of  work from local artists and makers alongside a programme of events.

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.

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ELSEWHERE

 

 /// 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.

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.

 

/// 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 20 December | dalla Rosa Gallery
Gary Colclough: Other Worldly
New work from Gary Colclough featuring pencil drawings framed by sculptural structures in wall installations.

until 22 December | Royal College of Art
Graphics RCA: Fifty Years
This exhibition illustrates the ways in which the RCA has articulated the leading edge of major graphic communication developments.

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.

28 November | Peckhamplex Cinema
MULTIPLEXING
The first in a series of live events from the LUX Associate Artists Programme where the multiplex is a portmanteau in which seven works become one.

4 December | The Whitechapel Gallery
Talk: Networks
Curator and writer Lars Bang Larsen and artist Suzanne Treister discuss the way digital networks and connectivity are shaping how art is made.

17 January | William Morris Gallery
A Cameraless Film Workshop
Explore how artists have used stitching onto film to create moving image artworks with an exhibition, screening, talk & workshop.

 

/// MANCHESTER

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.

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.

27 & 28 November | MadLab
Intermediate WordPress
Learn all you need to know in this two day workshop with WordPress co-founder Mike Little.

4 – 13 December | Federation House
Looking at the Reflection of Reality
Mark Devereux Projects’ second annual associate members exhibition features multi-disciplinary work which examines reflections of reality.

 

/// NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

30 November | Baltic Mill
Performance: Mikhail Karikis / Lina Lapelytė
Sam Belinfante curates an evening of performance in connection with the Hayward Touring exhibition, Listening with Mikhail Karikis & Lina Lapelyte.

 

/// 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.
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