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.

Hetty Haxworth, 'Spring Tide II', woodcut

Glasgow Hosts Auction for Ukraine War Victims

Around 100 Scottish artists, including David Mach, Barbara Rae, Adrian Wiszniewski and Ken Currie, have donated works for sale in Artist Aid Ukraine – a fundraising exhibition to support victims of the war in Ukraine.

Petal Pincher Stem Vase by Bowbeer Designs

Tea Green Pops-Up Again for 2022

Dundee-based Tea Green showcases Scotland’s most talented independent artists and designers at pop-up events planned for June and July.

Tenebrae, image Sim Canetty-Clarke

May is Perth Festival and ArTay Time

The Perth Festival of the Arts is underway for 2022, bringing highlights of classical performing arts to the city, plus the regular art fair Artay.

Crossing Borders: World Textile Day at Bridge of Allan

Edinburgh’s The Nomads Tent will be among the exhibitors at World Textile Day at Bridge of Allan, near Stirling, which features specialist fair trade market stalls displaying wares from artisan textile makers, workshops and villages around the world.

Bran Symondson, 'Ukraine AK47' - decomissioned Russian AK47 with Morpho and Flaxen Phoebis butterflies, hand-made glass bullets

Art Aid Auction Initiative for Ukraine Hospitals

UK-based humanitarian initiative Art Aid Ukraine is staging an online timed auction of contemporary works by internationally-acclaimed artists and ceramicists, to raise funds for medicines for hospitals in war-stricken Ukraine.

Bryan Ingham, 'Still Life With Jug', initialled in pencil (lower right), oil and pencil on board

19th and 20th-Century Boys and Girls at Lyon & Turnbull

Lyon & Turnbull has a busy April of online auctions lined-up, continuing with ‘Lalique inc A Private Collection of Car Mascots’, and ‘MODERN-MADE: Modern British and Post-War Art, Design & Studio Ceramics (28th and 29th April).

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