Arts Live is Dumfries & Galloway’s year-round arts festival, with top-quality events throughout the region for all the family. On 23rd October, Occasion Theatre presents its contemporary take on author Mary Shelley’s life in ‘The Monster and Mary Shelley’.
19 Oct – 5 Jan
Two new displays begin on 19th October at Edinburgh Printmakers: Mouth of a Shark is a collaboration of printmakers on the theme of displacement, and in Transparency two Glasgow artists join forces to respond to the building’s history, bringing it together with Scotland’s colonial past.
Until 25 Oct
Berwick-upon-Tweed’s Dockside Gallery is hosting an exhibition of artworks inspired by the love of books, featuring selected artists.
Until 2 Nov
The Scottish Society of Botanical Artists pairs up with the Whitehouse Gallery to bring ‘Nature’s Designs’ to Dumfries and Galloway.
Claude Monet’s Impressionist masterpiece A Seascape, Shipping by Moonlight features at Duff House, Aberdeenshire, in its diverse autumn programme of exhibitions.
17 – 26 Oct
The Artists’ Pool’s latest show at Edinburgh’s Dundas Street Gallery explores the complexities of human existence, from the physical to the spiritual, from birth to death, through growth, and change.
Until 31 Oct
The long-established Glasgow Society of Women Artists’ holds its annual exhibition at the Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie, showcasing the work of exceptional women artists, in myriad genres and styles including original painting, printmaking, photography, jewellery, textiles, ceramics and sculpture.
Until 26 Oct
Ottersburn Gallery in Dumfries is showing an exciting exhibition of work by Patti Lean – the first solo show of her work, and a great showcase for her signature abstract style.
Rarely can such a small town (population around 5,500) have captured the world’s attention like Oberammergau in the Bavarian Alps, where every ten years an extraordinary piece of religious pageantry draws visitors from around the globe. Oberammergau (Ober = Upper, Ammer = water, Gau = district) is a pretty cluster of giftshop–lined streets which thrive
“Welcome to Salzburg, birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.” The flight attendant’s announcement left no doubt as to whose town this was, as the aircraft touched down on an emerald green plain (an ancient lake bed) dotted with cuckoo clock chalets and cradled by a shark’s jaw of jagged Alpine peaks. Mozart’s name runs through Salzburg’s
The brainchild of Bernard Arnault, chairman of the luxury brand conglomerate LVMH (Louis Vuitton, Dior, Sephora, Dom Perignon, Givenchy et al) and France’s wealthiest man, the Louis Vuitton Foundation seems to float like a giant, glass-sailed regatta on its cascading basin of water on the edge of Bois de Boulogne. Louis Vuitton Foundation A 21st
4 -7 Oct
Glasgow International is among the exhibitors at London’s Sunday Art Fair, with its group exhibition ‘Distraction’.
5 -12 Oct
Set in historic Haddo House and its grounds, the Haddo Arts Festival returns with a packed programme of music, theatre, workshops and art.
From 30 Sep
Having always been captivated by Scotland’s varied landscapes, Alexander Millar’s new collection, entitled My Bonnie Scotland, comprises six large original oil paintings of Scottish landscapes, and has now been reproduced as signed, limited edition Giclee prints.
4 Oct – 9 Nov
Edinburgh’s Gallery TEN is hosting a new solo exhibition by local artist Lucy Jones, alongside new glass works by Stewart Hearn.
From 4 Oct
Beth Robertson Fiddes’ captivating and moving paintings of West Highland and Island mountains, rock pools and coastlines form the centrepiece of Morningside Gallery’s Autumn Exhibition.
Until 26 Oct
Karolina Baines’ exhibition showcases her vibrant and sculptural etched enamel jewellery, with a strong focus on texture, strong colour and organic forms.
4 – 28 Oct
The work of some of the most prominent and famous British printmakers in the last two centuries appears at the Open Eye Gallery, alongside an exhibition showcasing four artists who have been hand-picked by the Gallery’s directors.