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ABERDEEN & NORTHEAST Gallery Heinzel, Eion Stewart Fine Art
ARGYLL Dunoon Burgh Halls, Archway Gallery
ARRAN Saltwater Gallery
AYRSHIRE Maclaurin Art Gallery
BORDERS Burnside Gallery & Frames, White Fox Gallery
DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY Gracefield Arts Centre, Whitehouse Gallery
DUNDEE Gallery Q
EDINBURGH & LOTHIANS Fidra Fine Art, Colinton Arts, Torrance Gallery, Dundas Street Gallery, Upright Gallery, Royal Scottish Academy, Patriothall Gallery, Stills
FIFE Tatha Gallery, Sproson Gallery, Weem Gallery & Framer, Fraser Gallery
GLASGOW/GREATER GLASGOW Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow Gallery
PERTHSHIRE Watermill Gallery, Aberfeldy Gallery, Frames Gallery, Artisanand, City Contemporary Art
STIRLINGSHIRE Stirling Smith Art Gallery & Museum
GIFT GUIDE GIVE THE GIFT OF ART Ideas for art-lovers
PERFORMING ARTS LIVE! Music, theatre, dance & film
ART & TRAVEL TALLINN Baltic state of the art
CRAFT & DESIGN HAND MADE FOR YOU & YOUR HOME Ceramics, jewellery, textiles, woodwork & leather
ART BOOKS READ ALL ABOUT IT! The Secrets of Art: Uncovering the mysteries and messages of great works of art…Laura Knight: A Panoramic View…Destination Art…The V&A Sourcebook of Pattern and Ornament…Artistic Places…Lifting the Day: A Lockdown Exhibition
IMAGE ANALYSIS ANATOMY OF A PAINTING Sir John Everett Millais, Ophelia
PHOTO-SPREAD OCEAN PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR A selection of winners

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Visual Arts
Catch up on all the latest exhibition news and reviews across the Scottish art scene and further afield.
Lubaina Himid, ‘Jelly Moulds for Liverpool’, acrylic paint on jelly moulds, 2010

Lubaina Himid: a Full House at the Tate

Review: Turner Prize-winning artist Lubaina Himid has become a mainstay of British contemporary art, and the subject of a new exhibition at London’s Tate Modern.

Liz Myhill RSW, 'Isthmus', watercolour

RSW Launches its 141st

The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour (RSW) is launching its 141st Annual Open Exhibition at Edinburgh’s Royal Scottish Academy.

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Arts Events

Continually updated calendar of events near you and online, including art fairs, auctions, open studios, museums openings and charity events in Scotland, the UK and beyond.

S J Peploe RSA, 'Roses and Fruit', oil on canvas

Lyon & Turnbull’s Capital Trio

Three online auctions of fine art and craft at Edinburgh sale room Lyon & Turnbull are set to go under the hammer in November and December.

Ione Parsons and Ashleigh Robertson

Art Sale Batting it Out for Drumchapel

A new art exhibition and sale in Glasgow featuring table tennis bats created by artists from across the UK will help raise funds for a community table tennis club.

Saul Bass, 'Vertigo', offset lithographic poster

Lyon & Turnbull Keeping Us Posted

The next live online auction by Edinburgh’s Lyon & Turnbull is Vintage & Film Posters Starring James Bond – part of the auctioneer’s series of Design sales in October.

Wedding rings by Ailsa Ritchie

Tea Green Pops-Up Again

Dundee-based Tea Green showcases Scotland’s most talented independent artists and designers at pop-up events, with new events planned for October – December.

Performing Arts

Join us as we highlight the news and reviews from the world of music, opera, dance theatre and film.

Scottish Ensemble

Scottish Ensemble’s Return to Common Ground

Scottish Ensemble returns to the stage at four locations across Scotland for the first time since the pandemic with an event combining music and discussion exploring the importance of live performance, in which audiences are invited to take an active part.

Jessie Buckley and Josh O'Connor play Juliet and Romeo in the National Theatre 's production

Double Liaisons at The Brunton

The Brunton in Musselburgh has two special screenings of performance films – Dangerous Liaisons and Romeo and Juliet.

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Adrian Wiszniewski - Reading French, ink and acrylic on paper/card
Adrian Wiszniewski – Woman on Yellow, Courtesy of Compass Gallery, Glasgow
Gilly Semple - Study in Brown
Gilly Semple - Study in Brown
Nadine Carruthers - All My Favourites
Nadine Carruthers - All My Favourites
Craft & Design
Discover a trove of talented makers and designers from jewellery, textiles, furniture, ceramics, glass, mosaics, and much more -all handmade for you and your home.

Birds-Eye Catching Print Design

Based in East Lothian, the luxury homewares brand Dwelling Bird designs eye-catching prints for a range of stylish interior products, which are often inspired by woodlands and wildlife.

The Natural Beauties of Wood

Helena Robson is a Professional Course student at the Chippendale International School of Furniture in Gifford, East Lothian.

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Art & Travel
Artmag writers travel the world to create handy guides to the best galleries and museums in all the top cities and regions – for art-lovers who love to travel.
Francis Bacon’s studio in the Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Photo: Perry Ogden Collection © The Estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved, DACS

Works in progress

From the 9th century Book of Kells to a Turner prize-winner*, art in Dublin continues to impress.

Work by the British abstract painter Sandra Blow (1925-2006)

Be an Artful Lodger

After a day of gallery-hopping, you can continue your art experience at some of London’s top residences.

The Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson showed a representation of the sun in the Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall in his 2003-04 exhibition The Weather Project. Photo- Tate Photography © Olafur Eliasson

Bright Future

Exhibitions dedicated to Artemisia Gentileschi, the Impressionists, J.M.W. Turner, Andy Warhol, Bruce Nauman and others put a shine on the London gallery scene.

Paul Cezanne, ‘The Saint Victoire mountain with large pine’, 1886-87 (The Phillips Collection, Washington DC)

Cezanne Country

Home to the artist Picasso called “the father of us all”, Aix-en-Province is a Provencal favourite of art-lovers.

The Boy is Back in Town

Bonn lost its most famous son to the allure of Vienna. Now Bonn is taking him back. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) was born in Bonn

Art Books
We suggest titles for your very own art library with reviews of the latest releases from the niche to the grand, prestigious coffee table versions, covering all aspects of international art, craft and design.

Registering Art’s Losses

This book follows ten cases in the dark side of the global art market – next to drugs and arms, the most smuggled commodity in the world.

Still Modern After All These Years

Examining one of the most influential British designers and the country’s first independent industrial designer, whose timeless work still looks modern more than a century later.

Total Immersion Therapy

An inspirational travel guide for anyone interested in art, including hundreds of experiences from around the world, from festivals, installations and art trails to art islands, monuments and sculpture parks.

Art’s Long Emergency Response

The Alchemy Experiment’s compilation of the shared experience of lockdown through the eyes of poets, photographers, painters, illustrators and graphic artists.

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Velvet Easel Gallery, Artist, Garry Harper