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A suite of three charming Scottish landscape watercolours by the English painter and illustrator E.W. Haslehust RI, RBA, RBC (1866-1949). Haslehust studied at the Slade School of Fine Art and exhibited regularly, including at the Royal Academy in London. He also designed travel posters and illustrated travel books published by Blackie & Son of Glasgow
A graduate of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Ellis O’Connor’s visceral and elemental work is among the new work from several artists at Edinburgh’s Morningside Gallery.
From 3 Apr
Note: viewing online only. Edinburgh’s Open Eye Gallery’s exhibitions continue to be shown online, with three new ones showing in April, from Susie Leiper, Catharine Davison and Charlie Yates.
Note: viewing by arrangement. Edinburgh’s Atelier Gallery continues its exhibition featuring the vigorous work of Linda Park.
4 – 27 Apr
Note: postponed; mixed exhibition available to view online. Perthshire-based Kevin Fleming’s paintings burst with enlivening colour and ingenuity in a contribution to a contemporary Scottish artistic language giving visual expression to uniquely Scottish themes.
21 Mar – 4 Apr
Note: check with Gallery for current opening arrangements. Edinburgh’s Torrance Gallery is staging an exhibition of original and beautifully-executed work by three artists, exhibiting together for the first time.
21 Mar – 19 Apr
Note: online viewing only. Landscape painter Beth Robertson Fiddes’ exhibition of her latest paintings is at Strathearn Gallery in beautiful Perthshire.
From 3 Apr
Viewing online only (this exhibition currently unavailable). Edinburgh’s Dovecot Studios is to stage an exhibition celebrating the heady era of 20th-century modern design revolutionaries such as Terence Conran and Mary Quant.
1 – 25 Apr
Note: open by appointment only. An insight into the distinct, challenging life of the prodigiously talented painter William Crosbie is among the new exhibitions at The Scottish Gallery.
Online only: Edinburgh’s Arusha Gallery is hosting an exhibition by Danny Leyland, plus other online initiatives during lockdown.
Mar 20 – 25
Glasgow’s The Modern Institute has an online viewing room at Art Basel – a great way of viewing art from home!
21 Mar – 11 Apr
Viewing online only: one of Dundee’s finest landscape painters, Fiona Haldane is particularly admired for her innovative and distinctive use of pastels. Available online from 18th March.
28 Mar – 3 May
Note: Opening delayed due to public health situation. Now in its 194th year, the RSA Annual Exhibition is the most extensive exhibition of contemporary art and architecture in Scotland, providing a platform for Scottish art alongside myriad international artists.
26 – 31 Mar
Note: cancelled due to public health situation. James MacMillan’s landmark setting of the dying words of Jesus Christ, Seven Last Words from the Cross will be performed by the Scottish Ensemble and Dunedin Consort in the former’s 50th anniversary year, across Scotland and in London.
19, 22 Mar
Note: cancelled due to public health situation. The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra performs ‘one of the most beautiful, most moving and in its own way most profoundly spiritual choral works of the 19th century’, by Johannes Brahms, alongside avant-garde master Luigi Nono’s visionary orchestral-electronic ‘Per Bastiana Tai-Yang Cheng’.