Monica Sosnowska ends 7 Sep, Simon Starling 7 Sep – 26 Oct
Monica Sosnowska’s solo exhibition of Soviet-era-inspired sculptures finishes on 7th September at The Modern Institute’s Aird’s Lane space in Glasgow, while Simon Starling begins his thoughtful exhibition of images and objects at the Institute’s space in Osborne Street.
Until 2 Oct
In a farm setting fourteen miles away from busy Edinburgh, Dancing Light Gallery’s Fringe exhibition offers a high-quality range of art and craft from a wide variety of distinctive artists.
Until 21 Sep
Upstairs & J & G Innes’ current exhibition features the work of the Scottish Society of Architect Artists, which ranges from traditional paint to photographic, computer-generated and experimental media, from monochromatic to vivid colour.
Until 28 Sep
Edinburgh’s Scottish Gallery marks its 49-year association with celebrated artist Victoria Crowe, featuring previously unseen works from the 1960s onwards.
31 Aug – 15 Sep
Edinburgh’s Torrance Gallery is staging an exhibition of the work of Julie Dumbarton & Kelly-Anne Cairns, bringing two highly collectable Scottish artists together for the first time.
7 Sep – 20 Oct
Scotland’s longest running annual open exhibition continues in a new venue this year, showing work from submitted artists alongside many of PAI’s 250 strong Artist Members. Their Guest Artist John Walter brings his Virtual Reality project, The Fourth Wall, to the town.
In cinemas from 30 Aug
Premiered at Edinburgh Film Festival in June, Adrian Noble’s tender film portrays the interdependent and often fractious relationship shared by the now-revered English painter L S Lowry (Timothy Spall), and his overbearing mother Elizabeth (Vanessa Redgrave) with whom he lived until her death.
Until 25 Aug Review
Cryptic presents Below the Blanket, a sensory series of visual, sonic and kinetic installations. Featuring new work from visual artists and composers who have all spent time in residence at Flow Country, part of The Peatland Partnership’s Flows to the Future Project (led by RSPB Scotland) at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
31 Aug – 2 Nov
Members of the Society of Scottish Artists explore the idea of Utopia through painting, drawing, print and mixed media, and consider the personal dimensions of the concept.
Scottish Chamber Orchestra: James MacMillan’s Symphony No.5: ‘Le grand Inconnu’ [Edinburgh International Festival]
17 Aug Review
The leading Scottish composer of his generation celebrates turning 60 with five performances at the heart of the Edinburgh International Festival. This culminates with the world premiere of his Symphony No.5: ‘Le grand Inconnu’ and shows off MacMillan’s talent to compose for both voice and orchestra.
Leith School of Art has announced its short courses, comprising Day & Evening courses, Beginners Drawing & Painting courses, a special selection of Weekend Workshops, and a new programme of Taster courses.
23 Aug – 11 Sep
The Ottersburn Gallery shows work from the Modern Makers programme, which allows a small group of young people from Dumfries & Galloway to learn craft skills from established makers. The Craft of Printmaking is this year’s theme.
Until 25 Aug
Celebrating 25 years of ‘ravishing the senses’, Cryptic has installed a major series of new artworks by artists working in sound and light, throughout the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, inspired by one of Scotland’s most extraordinary and unsung natural features.