Glass artist Rachel Elliott hopes her creations will entertain and amuse. Bears covered with bumble bees or the musical score for “The Teddy Bears’ Picnic”, urban foxes emblazoned
Holland boasts the most art activity per capita than any other country in the world. In Amsterdam, it is estimated that museum visitors have doubled in the last ten years.
September 12 & 13
The Open Studios Weekend at St Margaret’s House
reveals the wealth of creativity going on in that big, brown former office block along from Meadowbank Stadium. Free workshops, a pop-up cafe and one-off performances will also take place on all eight floors.
One of the largest open studio events in Scotland, North East Open Studios (NEOS) involves over 200 artists.
September – December
The 2015 WASPS open studios in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, Aberdeen, Irvine, Selkirk, Kirkcudbright and Newburgh are among the most popular in the country.
After six months of renovation, Fire Station Creative has now opened its doors in a former fire station in Dunfermline, comprising a spacious gallery, 21
In Morningside’s “Wild West”, a small industrial complex made to look like a Western town, South Gallery is a multi-purpose art space headed up by
Housed in a former church which then became the John Buchan Centre, the Hill House Gallery in Broughton by Biggar is a contemporary art space
In the historic heart of “The Artists’ Town” of Kirkcudbright, Ochre Gallery & Studio is the work space of landscape artist Richard Brinley. Along with
The many professional artists who work on the Cowal peninsula in the midst of the beautiful Argyll countryside welcome visitors during Cowal Open Studios. From
The fourth annual Mackintosh Festival (formerly The Creative Mackintosh Festival) celebrates the genius of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. This year’s theme is social history and the
Traffic heading along one of Edinburgh’s busiest thoroughfares is now greeted by a giant Art sign. The big white letters are fixed high on the
Award-winning painter Peter Goodfellow is launching a new book and exhibition project which blames some of the world’s richest contemporary artists for destroying the quality
As part of the celebrations of the Turner Prize 2015 being held in Scotland, The Travelling Gallery is taking a special show on the road
From studios overlooking Loch Long in Argyll, Tom Butcher Ceramics produce several ranges of tableware originally commissioned by top restaurants, including canapé plates for Martin
Orkney-based fashion and textile designer Kirsteen Stewart has a new Summer 2015 collection called Archipelagos, which is inspired by the abstract shapes and vibrant colours
The latest designs by furniture designer and maker David Watson and his team of skilled craftsmen include the Kissing Mitre, a geometric, illuminated wall feature,
Jeweller Ellis Mhairi Cameron, a graduate of Glasgow School of Art, explores memories and emotions triggered by the natural landscape. Working exclusively in silver with
Inspired by architecture and landscapes, award winning jeweller Genna Delaney loves to create statement neckpieces and rings which showcase rare or unusually shaped stones. She
The contemporary art scene in Istanbul has witnessed an explosion in recent years. Some estimates place the number of commercial galleries at over 200 compared to just a dozen a decade or so ago and a stroll around the modern city reveals a proliferation of small, independent spaces.