The new season at Pitlochry Festival Theatre opens with a new production of Sunshine on Leith, followed by other classic programme highlights.
Online event, 18 – 25 May
From its Dumfries & Galloway base, Scotland’s largest open studios event is online this year: ‘SF | At Home’ is billed as ‘a brand new suite of digital activity to bring creativity into your homes’.
Oct 3 – 6 Review
Frieze London 2019 neither surprises nor dissapoints, but definitely is not afraid of Brexit.
Until Sep 1
Erlend Brown and Dave Jackson have suspended seven painted canvas waves from the church ceiling in response to George Mackay Brown’s poetic cycle, ‘Tryst on Egilsay’.
Until Jul 6
New visitors to the renowned Moy Mackay Gallery in Peebles, along with gallery regulars are currently enjoying the third exhibition taking place there this year.
Jun 29 – Aug 10
20/20 Vision: Mixed Summer Exhibition looks back at the history of the gallery and forwards to the future by bringing together long-standing gallery artists and new faces from across the UK.
Jun 27 – Sep 1
With the focus on moments of extraordinary light which create real drama in the Scottish landscape, Gathering Light at the Aberfeldy Gallery showcases north of Scotland artists Clare Blois, Fiona Matheson, Katherine Sutherland and Dot Walker.
Until Jul 14
Daniel Lie creates indoor and outdoor installations which transform over their lifetime to create what the artist describes as a “geography of emotion”.
Until Jul 4
In Hiding Places at the Lillie Art Gallery in Milngavie, photographer Mhairi Muir explores escapism, the tendency to seek distraction and relief from unpleasant realities.
Until June 30
Greengallery is showing ‘modern rustic’ pieces for the home and garden made in collaboration with Twine Kippen.
Jun 22- Sep 7
With featured artist Gordon Wilson, Fifteen Years at the Whitehouse Gallery in Kirkcudbright celebrates a decade and a half in business for one of Dumfries & Galloway’s top galleries.
Jun 22-Aug 24
Helen Glassford: Immerse at Tatha Gallery in Newport on Tay features over 40 oil paintings by the artist and gallery owner in her first solo show for over a year.
The Sawyer Gallery has a clear remit; works exhibited must be inspired by Inverewe itself and/or the culture, people and landscape of the north-west Highlands.
July 5 2019 – Jan 12 2020
The Linda McCartney Retrospective, which is curated by Paul, Mary and Stella McCartney, features iconic names and moments in music from the 1960s along with more intimate and emotional later work by this acclaimed and prolific photographer.
Until Aug 31
The Potter’s Craft – An Ayrshire Story at the Baird Institute in Cumnock features examples of Ayrshire’s ceramic industry and examines the potter’s art from other cultures around the world.
Until Sep 28
In Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit at Pitlochry Festival Theatre, a charming writer invites an eccentric medium to hold a seance at his house as research for his latest book.
Jun 21 – Jul 12
Soosan Danesh’s brilliantly abstract ‘Rhythms, Edinburgh Closes’ are interpretations of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile closes.
Jun 21 – Nov 3
Russia: Royalty & the Romanovs at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, tells the story of the familial, political, diplomatic and artistic associations between Britain and Russia.
The Glasgow Jazz Festival returns for its 33rd edition, with over 300 international and homegrown musicians playing over 40 gigs covering jazz, blues, soul, funk, R&B, electronic and world music.
Jun 15 – 23
Part of the EDEN programme of art, music, film, drama and community arts, the Cupar Arts Trail showcases local artists’ work in the town’s shops and businesses.
Jun 15 – July 21
Tighnabruaich Gallery presents a selection of watercolours and drawings spanning Tom Shanks’ career from the 1940s to the present day.
Until Jun 22
Charles Monteith Walker returns to Eduardo Alessandro Studios in Broughty Ferry, which has shown one of the most distinctive colourists of his generation for over thirty years
Jun 15-Jul 9
Celebrating as ever the beauty and colour of the Scottish west coast, Jolomo: A Tapestry of Colour at Tolquhon Gallery in rural Aberdeenshire brings together over fifty paintings of the artist’s favourite places in Scotland.
Supporting people and their families living with a learning disability or autism, the Ayrshire charity Hansel presents its Little Paintings Exhibition & Sale at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway.