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ABERDEEN & NORTHEAST Gallery Heinzel, Eion Stewart Fine Art, Larks Gallery
AYRSHIRE Dick Institute
BORDERS Flat Cat Gallery, Granary Gallery
DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY Kirkcudbright Galleries, Gracefield Arts Centre
DUNDEE & ANGUS Gallery Q, Eduardo Alessandro Studios
EDINBURGH & LOTHIANS The Scottish Gallery, Scottish National Gallery, Scottish Ornithologists’ Club, Open Eye Gallery, Torrance Gallery, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh Printmakers, Fine Art Society
FIFE Tatha Gallery, Sproson Gallery
GLASGOW/GREATER GLASGOW Glasgow Gallery, The Hunterian, The Alchemy Experiment
INVERCLYDE Beacon Arts Centre, Dunoon Burgh Hall
PERTHSHIRE City Contemporary Art
GIFT GUIDE GIVE THE GIFT OF ART Ideas for art-lovers
PERFORMING ARTS LIVE & ONLINE Collective, Lammermuir Festival, National Theatre of Scotland, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Scottish Ballet, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Scottish Opera, Shakespeare’s Globe
ART & TRAVEL SALZBURG “The World’s Stage”
CRAFT & DESIGN HAND MADE FOR YOU & YOUR HOME Jewellery, home accessories, ceramics, belts, glassware, textiles
ART BOOKS READ ALL ABOUT IT! Banksy: The man behind the wall…In Search of Van Gogh: Capturing the Life of the Artist Through Photographs and Paintings…Georg Baselitz
ANATOMY OF A PAINTING Jean-Antoine Watteau, The Embarkation for Cythera (1717)
PHOTO-SPREAD ROMAIN VEILLON Abandoned places

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Catch up on all the latest exhibition news and reviews across the Scottish art scene and further afield.

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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.

Annabelle Playe’s 'Ad Astra II' is a semi-improvised series of unnerving and electrifying musical performances inspired by vast cosmic events. (18 March, Tramway). Image Quentin Chevrier.

Glasgow’s Sonica Makes it Ten in 2022

One of the world’s largest celebrations of visual sonic art, Glasgow’s biennial Sonica Festival has announced the full programme for its tenth anniversary edition, taking place across the city and beyond.

Anonymous, 'Tam O'Shanter by Robert Burns', book sculpture

January Highlights at Lyon & Turnbull

Edinburgh sale room Lyon & Turnbull’s programme of auctions and events for January ranges from fine furniture to vintage ski posters and fund-raising for Scottish Book Trust.

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.

Hannah Rarity at the Opening Concert, 20th January. Image Gaelle Beri

Celtic Connections 2022 Takes Centre-Stage

This year’s Celtic Connections programme promises a vibrant mix of lively in-person concerts, intimate-scale filmed sessions, an exciting digital programme and a number of talks and exhibitions, in all involving more than 500 artists.

Film still from Cauleen Smith’s H-E-L-L-O

Calling Home from Collective Edinburgh

The Scottish premiere of H-E-L-L-O by the American born filmmaker and multimedia artist Cauleen Smith opens the 2022 programme at Collective in Edinburgh.

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.

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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