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ABERDEEN & NORTHEAST Eion Stewart Fine Art, Gallery Heinzel, Milton Art Gallery BORDERS Blat Cat Gallery, White Fox Gallery, Dawyck Botanic Garden CUMBRIA Brantwood DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY Whitehouse Gallery, Kirkcudbright Galleries DUNDEE Dock Street Studios EDINBURGH & LOTHIANS Art & Craft Collective, The Gallery at Linlithgow Burgh Halls, Coburg House Art Studios, Colinton Arts, Scottish Ornithologist’ Club, Open Eye Gallery, Fidra Fine Art, Morningside Gallery, Union Gallery FIFE Fire Station Creative, Quay Gallery, Open Studios North Fife, J&G Innes, Tatha Gallery GLASGOW Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow Gallery, Glasgow Print Studio, The Alchemy Experiment PERTHSHIRE Artisanand, Aberfeldy Gallery, Barn Gallery, City Contemporary Art, Goldfinch Gallery, Frames Gallery STIRLINGSHIRE Stirling Smith Art Gallery & Museum
CONTEMPORARY ART VIRTUAL SUCCESS NFT pioneer Trevor Jones
PERFORMING ARTS LIVE! Music, theatre, dance & storytelling
ART & TRAVEL LONDON The show must go on
IMAGE ANALYSIS ANATOMY OF A PAINTING Sir Edwin Landseer, Monarch of the Glen
PHOTO-SPREAD BIRD 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.
Melanie Guatelli, 'String figure'

Class of 2021 at Gallery Heinzel Aberdeen

Distilled at Gallery Heinzel in Aberdeen features work from the 2021 Gray’s School of Art Degree Show, which was largely unseen by the public due to Covid restrictions.

Maryam Yahia, 'African Glimpse', draped sculpture, photo Ian Dodds

Understanding the Misunderstood at Summerhall

Review: Edinburgh’s Summerhall’s Out of Sight Out of Mind is an ambitious multimedia exhibition showcasing artworks by more than 100 exhibitors who have lived experience of mental health issues.

Erin Thomson (winner, 2021 New Graduate Award), 'Curse of the Ninth', fountain pen on tea-stained watercolour paper

SSA Returns to the RSA this Autumn

The Society of Scottish Artists (SSA) Annual Exhibition returns this autumn to the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh, showcasing work from around 150 artists and designers, from painting, sculpture and printmaking to installation and moving image.

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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.

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.

Lyon & Turnbull’s Timeless Gems

Edinburgh sale room Lyon & Turnbull continues its jewellery theme with a sale of Jewellery, Watches & Silver, 14th – 15th September, to be followed by more auctions to take us into the autumn.

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