Founded in 2004, Edinburgh Art Festival is the UK’s largest annual festival of visual art. It brings together the capital’s leading galleries, museums and artist-run spaces, alongside new public art commissions by established and emerging artists and an innovative programme of special events. The vast majority of the festival is free to attend.
Your annual chance to explore the labyrinth of artist studios and creative spaces with over 100 participants in 20 buildings around Hackney Wick. Studios confirmed to take part include: Mother Studios, Space (Britannia Works, Bridget Riley, White Building, Eastway Studio), See Studio, Stour Space, arebyte/ARBEIT, Lionworks, Wallis Rd/ Cell/ Liquid Studios, 92 White Post Lane, DEN-City1 , Vittoria Wharf, Fish Island Labs/ Swan Wharf, Grow Hackney.
DRAW TO PERFORM3 – a two day international festival of live drawing performance features artists from the UK and around the world at Draw to Perform’s third annual symposium on Saturday & Sunday, 30-31 July 10am-10pm at the Crows Nest Gallery, near Portobello Market, London. Draw to Perform is an international community for drawing performance, which is […]
Art Night is a new annual contemporary arts festival that transforms London for one night on 2 July 2016. From Admiralty Arch to a disused Jubilee Line platform in Charing Cross Underground station, a range of buildings and public spaces across Westminster will form the stage for a series of art installations and performances, for […]
ENGAGE! with Art at South Hill Park ia a unique art event which will occupy South Hill Park’s Grade II Listed Georgian Manor and surrounding parkland on the weekend of the 2nd and 3rd of July. Appealing to young and old; inspiring and thought provoking; we’ll guide you along a trail of sculptures and art installations. […]
CamberwellArts Open Studios will take place on the final weekend of the 22nd Camberwell Arts festival (17-19th June) Up to 100 artists will be opening their studios to the public over 10 locations in SE5. http://www.camberwellarts.org.uk/summer-2016/
First event in this year’s Camberwell Arts Festival 2016 . Full of locally produced handmade art and design – savvy shoppers will be able to purchase unique gifts, homewares and jewellery sold directly by the artists and makers. Expect a fun, bustling atmosphere with music and entertainment to help launch the 2016 Camberwell Arts Festival. […]
Camberwell College of Arts invites you to come and see our Summer Shows and take part in free art and design workshops for all ages at our annual Open House event. This year, Open House is bigger and better than ever before, and will take place at Camberwell College of Arts’ two sites: Wilson Road and Peckham Road. Workshops […]
We often think of tourism as a separate realm from politics. This event seeks to disrupt this perception with a screening of Leila Sansour’s documentary Open Bethlehem, which tells the story of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a novel and insightful way by focusing on the famous city of Bethlehem, where many residents depend on the tourist […]
The Islamic revolution of 1979 banned female singers from appearing in public in Iran, stopping them from performing solo, unless to an exclusively female audience. Determined to fight back against the cruel ban, Sara Najafi plans an evening of Iranian and French female soloists to rebuild shattered cultural bridges. For two-and-a-half years, director Ayat Najafi […]
This special event features eight short films exploring people’s relationships with cities in the Arab world that are being altered and destroyed by conflict. Through the films, we enter the physical and mental landscape of the city, along with the shifting social relationships that accompany such urban transformations. Often the city is a character in […]
Enjoy live music inspired by our paintings, create beautiful floral fascinators, and take part in a drop-in drawing class. You can also taste French cocktails at the pop-up bar in the Sainsbury Wing Foyer or discover the Delacroix-inspired menu at the National Café. For more information visit nationalgallery.org.uk Or share with the event with your friends […]
Sculptor Daniel Reynolds will contribute hand cast porcelain pendant lights, floor lights and table lights to this second annual event at Hampstead Theatre, where Sir David Hare, Darcey Bussell, Sir Matthew Bourne and other leading figures will discuss the business of the stage. Work by Reynolds is currently touring the USA as part of ‘New […]
Poetry workshop with Pascale Petit Frida Kahlo painted her reality in images that are magical, harrowing and often surreal. In this workshop we will explore how the visual arts can help us write what is real for us, using art to celebrate our lives and perhaps approach difficult material. Images of modern artworks will be […]
Brighton Festival is an annual celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature, debate, outdoor and family events – taking place in venues both familiar and unusual across Brighton & Hove for three weeks every May. In 2016 Brighton Festival celebrates 50 years of commissioning and producing innovative arts and culture with Guest Director Laurie […]
A special guided tour with friendly artists open talks, discussions and presentations at ARTHOUSE1, DRAWINGROOM, VITRINE & CECILIA BRUNSON PROJECTS Free event, simply turn up and enjoy! 12PM MEET UP @ ARTHOUSE1 – 12pm 45 Grange Road, London SE1 3BH ‘This is the second evening I see13 rabbits on the grass’ Richard Ducker solo exhibition Artists Richard Ducker and Jane Boyer hold […]
Start your weekend with an evening of special events inspired by themes of love and romance in our collection. Taste historical aphrodisiacs, create beautiful fascinators, take part in courtly dances, and learn the language of fans. You can also enjoy live music, free talks, and a pop up bar. For more information please visit http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/whats-on/calendar/valentines-late […]
Dir: Geeta Patel & Ravi Patel United States / 2014 / 88mins “One of the funniest documentaries I’ve ever seen.” – Hollywood Reporter “A real-life My Big Fat Greek Wedding” – The Matinee Meet the Patels is a laugh-out-loud real life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year-old Indian-American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams […]
UAMO FESTIVAL 2016 – FORTRESS WE NEED A FORTRESSWOODEN,STONE,ANALOG,GLOBAL,DIGITAL,TO PROTECT US,DO WE NEED AFORTRESS ? APPLY WITH YOUR ARTWORK ON THE ACTUAL UAMO THEME “FORTRESS” APPLICATION DEADLINE: 21st of February 2016UAMO FESTIVAL/MUNICH: 28th April to 01st May 2016. http://uamo.info/web/apply-fortress/
Film London Jarman Award A Weekend of film screenings, talks, performance, poetry and music Whitechapel Gallery Saturday November 21 and Sunday November 22 www.filmlondon.org.uk/jarmanaward @FL_FLAMIN I #JarmanAward This year’s Film London Jarman Award tour will culminate with a weekend of music, events, spoken word, performances, talks and screenings at the Whitechapel Gallery, London. […]
Gallery Elena Shchukina welcomes visitors to the Private View of works by South Korean artist Seung-Hwan Oh in the new exhibition ‘Impermanence: The Art of Microbiology’. The Private View will take place at Gallery Elena Shchukina from 18:30-21:00. To RSVP please contact email@example.com. For more information about the exhibition, see the exhibition page on our website:http://galleryelenashchukina.com/exhibitions/20/
The RIBA launches The Big Draw’s first Architecture Drawing Day, to celebrate both the joy and challenge of drawing places, and the importance of drawing in the building and design professions. This inaugural annual event is an invitation to explore architecture in different ways, from Drawing through a Lens with a DIY camera obscura and […]
Photomonth 2015 opens on 1 October at theprintspace gallery with Harrodsburg, a remarkable body of work by Glaswegian photographer Dougie Wallace who continues to push the boundaries of the social documentary genre. Harrodsburg looks at the growing wealth divide and takes us on a visual journey through the most pressing social issue of our modern […]
It’s Liquid Group, International ArtExpo, Venice Art House and Ca’ Zanardi, are proud to announce the opening of: Venice Experimental Video and Performance Art Festival, international art exhibition of video art, performance art, installation, painting and photography, hosted in Venice, at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi, from the 04th to 13th of September 2015. Click here to […]
Join us for an exciting day of urban exploration, collaborative drawing and creative activities for all ages. All day Become an artist, architect, fashion illustrator, print-maker, comics creator, 3-D drawer or map-maker in workshops led by UAL’s Central Saint Martins, House of Illustration and The Big Draw. Explore henna design with Somers Town Community Association, sketch […]
The House of St Barnabas, the world’s first not-for-profit members’ club, presents the second edition of arts festival, Art Social. Taking over both the Hosue and Soho Square, the week’s events will incorporate live art, exhibitions, a series of film programmes, workshops, talks, music, performance art and an outdoor silent party under the stars. It will […]
Call for Submissions: Venice Experimental Video and Performance Art Festival Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi, Ve
It’s LIQUID Group, in collaboration with International ArtExpo and Ca’ Zanardi, is selecting all interesting experimental films, video-art, art performances, painting, installation and photo works to include in the next 2015 exhibition: Venice Experimental Video and Performance Art Festival will be hosted in Venice, at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi, from the 04th to the 13rd of […]
MERGE Bankside, the month-long free arts festival, is back for its fifth year. A collection of talented artists will be making use of the rich heritage and contemporary culture of the area to create engaging and interactive art installations. MERGE Bankside is curated by Illuminate Productions and is supported by Tate Modern and Better Bankside.
Open House London is the capital’s largest annual festival of architecture and design, taking place on 19 & 20 September 2015. The Open House London guide can be ordered from the shop page.The Open House London event is fully inclusive and admission is free for all Open House London events each September. You will need to find […]
This year’s festival ventures beyond conventional performance spaces to present new work in unusual places, including an intimate performance of 15 Seconds by Lauren Hayes in the Hamilton Mausoleum, which holds the world record for the longest echo. Glasgow’s beautiful 18th century Govanhill Baths will host three separate installations: a large-scale kinetic sculpture commissioned from Indonesian visual artist and theatre-maker Jompet Kuswidananto and new works by Alex […]
Art & Democracy – these are the values at the heart of musealia, an international art project which originated in Switzerland and has several hundred participants to date. This presentation aims to inform about the project’s philosophy and would like to invite artists to document what they consider to be the most important piece they […]
Upfest is the Europe’s largest street art & graffiti festival.It is a as a multi-venue urban festival with the 1.3km stretch of North Street in Bedminster at it’s centre, connecting venues and painting locations. The multi-venue urban setting has given the festival it’s transient feel, with visitors encouraged to explore and find whats around the next corner.