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.

3D2D’s Festive Buzz Times Three

Known for curating a range of quality work by a talented mix of artists and craftmakers, over this year’s festive season 3D2D Events will be presenting three fairs, in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dalkeith.

Euan McGregor PAI, 'Gourock Outdoor Pool', acrylic on board

EAF Makes its 2023 Return to O2 Academy Edinburgh

Established in 2005, EAF – Edinburgh Art Fair – returns to O2 Academy Edinburgh, displaying original art and design from around the world, alongside talks, demonstrations, art groups and live music.

Design by Louise Forbes

Tea Green’s Festive Kick-Off

Tea Green’s November showcases of Scotland’s most talented independent artists and designers will be at Aberdeen Art Gallery and Glasgow’s Burrell Collection.

Jenny Burgess textiles

North East Open Studios – Back for 2023

North-East Open Studios (NEOS) is an award-winning collective of artists, makers and designers, who open their studios to the public every September, affording the opportunity to discover the wealth of talent around north east Scotland.

Louise Day, 'Flow 12', watercolour

Open, Wide: Cowal Open Studios

This year’s Cowal Open Studios features painters, glass artists, ceramicists, sculptors, photographers, jewellers, textile artists and woodworkers who make up a richly-varied cultural community inspired by the beautiful Cowal peninsula.

Sarah Knox, 'Land of dreams', oil on canvas

Sailing Forth: Art Walk Porty 2023

An exciting programme of art events, talks, walks, and open studios is promised in the annual Art Walk Porty, taking place between two weekends in September.

Marchmont House

Doors Wide Open at Marchmont House

Review: Marchmont House, the Georgian mansion in the Scottish Borders, hosted its Open Studios event over the course of a weekend in August.

Julie Telfer McLaren in her studio

An Open Secret: Open Studios Ayrshire

Artists and craftmakers throughout Ayrshire and the Isle of Arran open their studio doors for the twelfth year of this popular event, giving visitors a glimpse into their secret worlds.

Teapot by Zara

West End Girls and Boys Return for 2023

This year expanded to four weeks, Edinburgh’s annual West End Fair makes its return to the leafy grounds of St John’s Church on Edinburgh’s Princes Street.

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