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.

James Morrison faces blindness (2) © Eye of the Storm _ Montrose Pictures

Film Festival Has The Artist’s Eye

The world premiere of Eye of The Storm, the major new documentary about Scottish painter James Morrison, is one of the highlights of Glasgow Film Festival.

Elizabeth Blackadder, 'Three Cats', pastel

Lyon & Turnbull Edinburgh’s Celtic Vision

Edinburgh sale room Lyon & Turnbull’s winter programme continues with A Celtic Vision: A Private Collection of Scottish Paintings, and new programme has been announced for spring.

Gertrud Arndt (attr), 'Study on colour at Bauhaus Weimar', probably circa 1924

Sotheby’s Bauhaus Pioneers Auction

Bidding now open: Sotheby’s is staging an online auction from a collection that includes the leading lights of the Bauhaus design school, whose influence continues to shape art and design thinking 100 years on.

Hippfest - Filibus, The Mysterious Air Pirate

St Andrews Fair Saturday’s Silent Film Highlight

An online screening of a classic silent thriller with live musical accompaniment is one of the highlights of Scotland’s St Andrew’s Fair Saturday – part of a unique cultural global event aiding good causes everywhere.

Angela Melkis, 'Majestic', oil on linen canvas

Aberdeen Art Fair 2020 Online is Easy on the Eye

Aberdeen Art Fair this year is online, bringing together a range of art galleries and artists from across the country and beyond, in a collection of over 500 pieces of contemporary art, priced from only £50.


Potfest Has Ceramics Under One Roof

Penrith’s Skirsgill Auction Mart in Cumbria is host to the annual artisan ceramics market Potfest, featuring eighty ceramic artists from around the UK.