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ABERDEEN & NORTHEAST Eion Stewart Fine Art, Milton Art Gallery, Larks Gallery ARGYLL Cowal Open Studios, Dunoon Burgh Hall, Resipole Studios Fine Art Gallery, Archway Gallery AYRSHIRE Maclaurin Art Gallery, Dick Institute BORDERS Burnside Gallery, Zenwalls Gallery, Flat Cat Gallery CUMBRIA Brantwood DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY Gracefield Arts Centre, Whitehouse Gallery EDINBURGH & LOTHIANS Art & Craft Collective, Leith School of Art, Edinburgh Palette, Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery, Fidra Fine Art, Torrance Gallery, Line Gallery FIFE Sproson Gallery & Framer, Tatha Gallery GLASGOW Glasgow Gallery, Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Alchemy Experiment, Compass Gallery, Glasgow Open House Arts Festival GREENOCK Beacon Arts Centre PERTHSHIRE Artisanand, Watermill Gallery, City Contemporary Art STIRLINGSHIRE Stirling Smith Art Gallery & Museum
CONTEMPORARY ART Glasgow School of Art Postgrad Showcase Fruitmarket Gallery Inverleith House Scottish National Portrait Gallery
PERFORMING ARTS LIVE! Music, dance & theatre return to the stage
ART BOOKS READ ALL ABOUT IT! The Art of Doris and Anna Zinkeisen Street Art Africa Frans Hals: The Male Portrait Nineteenth-Century Women Artists: Sisters of the Brush The Book of the Raven: Corvids in Art and Legend Abstract Art: A Global History
ART & TRAVEL MANCHESTER Flying high
IMAGE ANALYSIS ANATOMY OF A PAINTING Hans Holbein the Younger, The Ambassadors
CRAFT & DESIGN HAND-MADE FOR YOU & YOUR HOME Jewellery, pottery, textiles, furniture, glasswork, willow
PHOTO-SPREAD WEATHER PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR A shortlist selection

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Visual Arts
Catch up on all the latest exhibition news and reviews across the Scottish art scene and further afield.
Martin Boyce, 'No Clouds or Streams No Information or Memory', installation

Modern Institute Glasgow’s Double-Sixth

The Modern Institute in Glasgow has two exhibitions available to view in-person or via its Viewing Rooms, with Martin Boyce and Victoria Morton both showing for the sixth time.

Marion Drummond, 'Roses from my Garden Wall', oil on board.jpg

Made by Marion, at Gallery Q Dundee

Gallery Q Dundee is mounting an exhibition of new work by popular Stirlingshire artist Marion Drummond PAI, along with a mixed exhibition of paintings by gallery artists.

John Lowrie Morrison, 'Ardroil Beach, The Uig Sands, Isle of Lewis'

Jolomo Returns to Torrance Gallery Edinburgh

In his bi-annual solo exhibition at the Torrance Gallery in Edinburgh, John Lowrie Morrison OBE, better known to his many fans as Jolomo, presents new paintings of the Scottish west coast.

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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.

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.

Chloe Heffernan

Edinburgh College of Art’s Masters on Show

Edinburgh College of Art’s 2021 Graduate Show programme continues with its Masters Show, making this the College’s largest and most comprehensive graduate show online to date.

Lawrence MacEwen in the documentary Prince of Muck

Capital Film Festival Makes it 74 for 2021

The Edinburgh International Film Festival returns for its 74th edition with a programme of in-theatre and digital screenings, including 31 new features and 73 shorts, 18 of them world premieres and three appearing outside their home country for the first time.

Performing Arts

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

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.

'Field - Something For The Future Now' by Christine Devaney. Image © Matt Beech

Dancing in a Field of Dreams at Holyrood Park Edinburgh

Review: Edinburgh-based dance theatre company Curious Seed makes its Edinburgh International Festival debut with Field – Something for the Future Now. This durational and immersive outdoor experience of dance and movement is set in Holyrood Park. 

Damon Albarn. Image copyright Jess Shurte

Damon Albarn Lifts the Veil at Edinburgh

Review: Former Blur frontman continues his quest for the surprising and eclectic with fresh material at the Edinburgh International Festival’s Contemporary Music stage.

Journey to the East

Take a Journey to the Inner ‘East’

The inaugural Journey to the East Festival 2021 brings together top contemporary performance and dance performers over an August weekend at Tramway, CCA Glasgow and other venues.

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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