EXHIBITIONS Morningside Gallery (Edinburgh), Flat Cat Gallery (Lauder), Gallery Q (Dundee), Harbour Arts Centre (Irvine)
PLUS Digital theatre from An Tobar (Isle of Mull)…Art competition winners for upcoming Great Tapestry of Scotland exhibit
Edinburgh’s Morningside Gallery continues its exhibition programme with its annual Small Paintings Exhibition, featuring over 300 unframed paintings no larger than 25 x 25cm
The Fine Art Society Edinburgh is now exhibiting online the powerful abstracts of John McLean, and a show of printmaking from the last century.
Gallery Q Dundee’s featured artist is established Dundee artist Jonathan Hood.
Currently undergoing a major redevelopment, Paisley Museum holds the largest single collection of works by artist and Robert Burns enthusiast James Elder Christie, including an oil painting of a scene from Tam O’Shanter and many illustrations of Burns’ poetry.
Aberfeldy Gallery in Perthshire is hosting a highly-varied online mixed exhibition.
Picturesque Fife and historic Glasgow buildings feature in John Wetten Brown’s new virtual exhibition at Irvine’s Harbour Arts Centre.
Works submitted for a competition by amateur and professional artists have been selected a new exhibition based on people’s experiences of the Covid-19 lockdown, will be on show at the new home of the Great Tapestry of Scotland in Galashiels later this year.
The Sproson Art Gallery in St Andrews, Fife’s Scottish Winter Collection comprises work from a wide range of accomplished artists, including Edinburgh-based Elena Guillaumin.
Peebles-based Moy Mackay Gallery’s new exhibition showcases work by Allison Young, Moy Mackay and Stephanie Pijper.
Currently closed to visitors, Edinburgh’s Open Eye Gallery is showing its first exhibition of 2021 online, showcasing the unique art collection of a couple who worked hard to support Scottish art.
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.
Closing 2nd Feb, the Visual Artists and Craft Makers Awards scheme (VACMA) provides funding for artists and craft makers living or working in East Lothian.
Review: A thought-provoking and challenging collection of moving-image works, available to watch online via LUX Scotland’s website.
Postponed due to the current health crisis, the ninth edition of the biennial festival GI Glasgow International will restart in June 2021.
The RSA is calling for art and architecture entries for its Annual Exhibition, due to take place in April this year, with a closing date of 3 Feb.
Edinburgh sale room Lyon & Turnbull’s winter programme of auctions restarts on 20 Jan 2021 with Modern Scotland: A Private Collection of Scottish Art, followed by Contemporary & Post-War Art featuring The Ski Sale on the 27th.
Bidding now open: Sotheby’s is staging an online auction from a collection that includes the leading lights of the Bauhaus design school, whose influence continues to shape art and design thinking 100 years on.
An online screening of a classic silent thriller with live musical accompaniment is one of the highlights of Scotland’s St Andrew’s Fair Saturday – part of a unique cultural global event aiding good causes everywhere.
Edinburgh’s Fruitmarket Gallery has announced its plans for reopening next spring, with a projected date of 21st April. The opening exhibition will be by Turner Prize-nominated Glasgow artist Karla Black.
Join us as we highlight the news and reviews from the world of music, opera, dance theatre and film.
Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh’s new immersive audio-digital venture, Sound Stage, is a collaborative venture featuring new plays from eight of the best writers in British theatre.
Lux Scotland’s Artists’ Moving Image Festival will now take place throughout 2021, beginning in January with the short film festival Give Birth To Me Tomorrow.
Glasgow’s annual folk, roots and world music festival has announced its full programme of top-quality online events with renowned performers.
Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre has published its first interactive walk-through allowing you to explore front and backstage of the historic venue.
Scottish Opera continues to bring world-class opera into our homes; this time its touring Opera Highlights series is online with an hour of captivating performances.
Glasgow’s annual folk, roots and world music festival is set to go ‘digital-first’ in January, with a full programme of top-quality events with renowned performers, set to be announced on 2nd Dec.
Capital Theatres has launched a Crowdfunder campaign and petition in an urgent appeal for support to prevent the closure of Edinburgh’s King’s and Festival theatres.
Review: In a defiant response to the Covid crisis, Edinburgh International Festival brought together a comprehensive collection of major performances on its YouTube channel from a variety of premier international and Scottish artists, together with major national commissions and special light installations in the Festival’s regular venues across the capital.
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A touring exhibition of new works by craftmakers and artists from Scotland, Canada and Mexico.
Having originally trained as a blacksmith, Daniel Freyne works with iron to create a modern representation of a timeless craft.
Ceramicist Fran Marquis’ new website has some beautiful ceramic sculpture and homeware products.
A graduate in printed textile design from the Scottish College of Textiles in Galashiels, Edinburgh-based Mairi Brown illustrates images and designs using free motion embroidery,
Lorna Brown of Blessed Unrest makes contemporary, boldly-coloured, hand-printed textiles using water-based inks which translate beautifully across products such as cushions, light shades, wall hangings
Blending traditional techniques with modern concepts, Daniel Brophy of Black Box Furniture designs and makes custom furniture for living and work spaces using native Scottish timbers sourced
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