North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold a range of fun museum activities, arts and crafts every week for children!
Barrhead Housing Association are running a series of Eco Crafting Sessions, beginning on Thursday 24th June, focusing on using the waste materials we may find at home!
Air and Space is an online exhibition of recent paintings from artist Jill Ashforth featuring the beautiful collection Air and Space and her lyrical video poem Joy with the music of Max Richter.
Learn how to upcycle, become zero waste, reduce your plastic use and explore sustainable living with EcoArt's classes, courses and workshops!
Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop! tells the story of Edinburgh native Archie Brennan (1931-2019) in the first-ever major retrospective of his work.
This exhibition is in collaboration with the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation to celebrate what would have been film special effects superstar Ray Harryhausen's 100th birthday year.
A group of artists come together in the creative spirit which flows in these challenging times to bring Connections – Wholly Holistic Exhibition + Events to Santosa Wellness Centre Edinburgh.
This major retrospective, the most comprehensive display of Charles H. Mackie’s work in over a century, showcases the breadth of his creative vision and talents.
This major exhibition at City Art Centre focuses on the maritime theme in Ian Hamilton Finlay's work. It was a central element of his art, and one to which he returned throughout his life.
This exhibition in the Lower Galleries features a selection of work from seven winners of the RSA Pandemic Award, an award created in response to the COVID-19 outbreak in the summer of 2020.
The Academicians' Gallery is pleased to present the first posthumous exhibition in Scotland devoted to the work of Willie Rodger RSA (1930 - 2018) this spring.
Feast your eyes on stunning, macro-photographic studies of seeds and fruits from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh’s Herbarium Collection.
These practical sewing courses will help you become familiar with the basics of machine sewing and help you build your confidence using a domestic sewing machine.
This is the first major exhibition Donald Smith's work, in partnership with An Lanntair, Stornoway and is part of Edinburgh Art Festival 2021.
Kate Downie is back for her seventh solo exhibition with The Scottish Gallery. Between Seasons is an exhibition of international standing, reflecting the extraordinary times in which we live.
An exhibition by members of the Society of Scottish Artists in response to the conflicting feelings insects inspire in a wide range of media.
Wonder Wander, by Edinburgh-based sculptor Andrea Geileis, is the first extensive display of outdoor sculptures in the grounds of Waterston House.
‘After Zooms’ are a re-invention of Capital Theatres popular play days and they are happening live and in-person in Festival Theatre's Courtyard this summer.
This summer Capital Theatres are delighted to be returning with Wee Creatives, live and in person, delivered in the newly transformed courtyard space at the Festival Theatre!
This two hour workshop from the CGO Institute is aimed at aspiring creative producers of the future. It will guide participants through the different pathways into a career in producing.
Family takeovers are back with two hour sessions delivered outdoors by professional artist, providing an opportunity for families to make, create and play together.
Naomi McClure's artistic process involves finding a balance between the idea and the physical form; focusing more on shape, layered surface and manipulated perspective.
This summer Dovecot Studios celebrates the artist Jock McFadyen’s 70th birthday year with Lost Boat Party an exhibition of paintings which describe the romance and grandeur of the Scottish landscape
Perfect for creatives looking to materialise a project, students wishing to expand their portfolio, beginners for gaining knowledge or anyone wanting to try learn something different!
In this two hour workshop Chris Grady will demystify the role of producer and explain the pathways into becoming a producer and a sharer of stories.
Find out how to use up all those fabric scraps and make them into unique new fabrics in this workshop with Artisan Stitch!
Dads! Come join Dads Rock for some fun with your children. In small, safe groups, we will discover bugs, do some digging, take part in some art, storytelling, and more.
Ahoy me hearties! Make and decorate your own pirate treasure chest at this digital event on 20th June!
This Aizle Artist Collective exhibition at Dundas Street Gallery presents a selection of creative and interesting artwork in a wide array of media by experienced and emerging artists.
This intro to dressmaking course run by Artisan Stitch will teach you how to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly and improve your existing sewing techniques.
This lecture will set Charles H. Mackie’s art in the context of his life. His Scottish artistic roots underpinned his engagement with French art and continental ideas.
Free-motion embroidery, sometimes called ‘free-machine embroidery’ is a useful textile art skill. You can use it in quilting, card-making, applique, art journals and much more!
As Scotland's (prolonged) Year of Coast and Waters continues, join us as we learn how to keep up with our beautiful country's seas and coasts in an ever changing landscape!
In this Adult Creative Workshop, explore the silhouettes of ships in Ian Hamilton Finlay’s work and create unique collages using layering and simple printmaking.
This summer marks the ten-year anniversary of Ellie Harrison's artistic project Early Warning Signs, and the first opportunity to see the artwork reunited.
In Memoriam is a new touring artwork by Luke Jerram. The installation is a temporary memorial for the public to visit and remember all those we have lost from the COVID-19 pandemic.
National Museum of Scotland is proud to be hosting Edinburgh Science Festival’s brand-new exhibition, Pale Blue Dot, created to celebrate the Year of Coasts and Waters 2020–21.
Join us on this trail as we celebrate amazing women who have passionately contributed to the world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).
Come along to this family class at Lauriston Castle and make adorable hand-felted panels and collage this to your own special cushion!
This exhibition at The Scottish Gallery charts painter Alexander Goudie's beginnings in post-war Paisley in the 1940s, student years at Glasgow School of Art in the 1950s and his early career.
Adrian Tuchel, an architect artist, is a specialist in large format drawings and watercolours and presents his impressions of Edinburgh in this exhibition at Dundas Street Gallery from 1st-7th July.
Pick up your copy of this family trail and use it to become an art detective and explore the Palace, discovering details and hidden histories in the portraits on display.
Want to do something different this summer? Why not try something new and learn how to batik print? Become an expert and create your very own designs onto tote bags!
This tour will focus on key aspects of Charles H. Mackie’s development as an artist, highlighting his range and versatility in oil, watercolour and print.
In this workshop you will try your hand at some essential survival skills while testing your family’s ability to light fires and create tools to hunt and cook the elusive... marshmallow!
Overlockers are amazing machines. This Know Your Overlocker workshop with Artisan Stitch will show you how versatile your overlocker can be.
Explore angular mark-making, experiment using block printing colours, mixing inks and layering to create a lino-print inspired by the maritime theme within Ian Hamitlon Finlay's work!
Explore the use of rich colour, light and shadow in Charles Hodge Mackie's paintings and incorporate these into a seasonal block printed Victorian-inspired botanical embroidery.
Learn to lose yourself in art for art sake in this taster session at Lauriston Castle!
Every Wednesday from July 7th - August 11th a variety of artists will be hosting sessions for young people (age 11+) to explore different art making techniques.
This Kids learn to sew class is an introductory sewing class for 8-15 years. The class must be taken before children can progress to take any of my other sewing classes for children.
This sewing class for children aged 8-15 will show them how to upcycle old clothing into fun fashion accessories.
Has your child already taken the Kids Introductory Sewing Class to learn how to use a sewing machine? Then this Tote Bag class is an ideal sewing project to gain practice.
Explore ways of creating striking images by cutting into linoleum, and inking with colour to produce bold and dramatic prints.
Come along to this family drop in session with artist Claudia Miller and create your own faux stained-glass picture to hang in the window at home!
Become an artist like Queen Victoria and paint your own watercolour as you join us in the ancient abbey to create your own work of art to take home!
Come along and support the incredibly talented Makers at the July Summer Market at The Old Dr Bells Baths in Leith on Sunday 11th July from 10am - 6pm!
Take 2 T-shirts.... This is a fun and fashionable upcycling class for 11-15 year olds, upcycling t-shirts in to a grunge-style skirt.
Join us for a tour of our Charles H. Mackie exhibition which will have a BSL interpreter.
Join us for a day of activities inspired by the many portraits you can see at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Join us at Lauriston Castle for a creative day of printing and bookbinding inspired by our gardens!
Join The Edinburgh Sewcial Club for 6 evenings in the studio and learn how to make your own clothes. You can choose any garment you'd like to make!
This lecture given by Belinda Thomson, Honorary Professor in art history at the University of Edinburgh, examines the influences of French Art in the work of Charles H. Mackie.
Marking the centenary of Joan Eardley’s birth, The Scottish Gallery will present a major exhibition of Joan Eardley’s paintings and drawings this Summer as part of Edinburgh Art Festival.
Join us for an exhibition tour of 'Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay' by Stephen Bann CBE, Emeritus Professor of History of Art and Senior Research Fellow at Bristol University.
Learn, create and perform your own magic in this workshop at Lauriston Castle this summer for Ages 7 - 11!
Join us at Lauriston Castle for a 2-day workshop making beautiful mosaic panels inspired by the colours of summer with Margaret Findlay.
In ‘The Shift’, writer and journalist Sam Baker seeks to empower and give voice to women to create a new narrative. Sam talks here to Jennifer Crichton, editor of The Flock.
Out East is a new family friendly festival landing in a socially distanced East Lothian this summer!
Edinburgh Horror Festival invites you along to Lauriston Castle this August to hear Gothic horror stories from the master of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe.
BAFTA nominated international prize-winning writer Lemn Sissay performs a special reading at Fringe By The Sea, reflecting on a childhood in care, self-expression and Britishness.
Make your own little treasure box to store your Summer memories and decorate it with natures scenes with Lauriston Castle staff!
Join Irvine Welsh at Fringe By The Sea as he chats about his books, film, career and life!
This four hour, short printing course knows no bounds and only cares about you creating something special and going home with something beautifully wearable.
Come along and support the incredibly talented Makers at the August Summer Market at The Old Dr Bells Baths in Leith on Sunday 15th August from 10am - 6pm!
Born 250 years ago, Scottish novelist Walter Scott was at one time the most famous writer in the world. Join us on his birthday to celebrate Scott and his connection to the Palace of Holyroodhouse!
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors focusing on the Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light exhibition!
Awarded young performers Jay Bernard and Jefferson Tshabalala unleash dynamism in this exciting A Toast to the People offering.
Inua Ellams and Saul Williams bring their own distinct styles to this interactive and not-to-be-missed A Toast to the People event.
Join Hollie McNish and Wana Udobang for an electric night of performance poetry and spoken word in the International Festival’s Old College Quad venue!
Vanessa Kisuule and Safiya Sinclair impart their wide-ranging experiences for an unforgettable A Toast to the People performance.
Join Francesca Beard and Rafeef Ziadah for an electric night of performance poetry and spoken word in the International Festival’s Old College Quad venue!
Join us for a day full of activities, for all ages to enjoy, inspired by the garden at The Palace of Holyroodhouse!
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors focusing on the 'Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay' exhibition.
Create a custom-designed, unique pampering kit made with your own two hands. You will love exploring print, pattern and colour on this four hour hands-on printing course!
The Hidden Door festival returns in September 2021 for an outdoor festival of music, visual art, theatre, dance and spoken word.
This lecture explores the influence of both Scottish and French art on Charles Mackie through a consideration of the work he produced in the 1890s.
Create paintings expressing light in landscape and explore the addition of figures for symbolism and depth with artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb at this workshop inspired by Charles Hodge Mackie!
Incoming: New Acquisitions at the City Art Centre presents a selection of paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and sculpture acquired within the last ten years.
William McGonagall has long been regarded as ‘the worst poet in the history of the English language’. Join Scots actor Jock Ferguson for an evening of anecdotes and stories and a wee dram in betwe
Inspired by maritime themes in our Ian Hamilton Finlay exhibition, Create your own poetic neon sign using paint!
Come along to these structured family drop-in sessions where you will make some little flags inspired by maritime themes in our Ian Hamilton Finlay exhibition!
Join writer Katy Hastie at a family friendly drop-in poetry session to make nautical collage poems that fold into origami boats to sail the seven seas - just bring your imagination!
This 8 weeks textiles course is ideal for those who has a special interest in textiles or screen-printing and would like to take this interest further using a variety of fabric, dyes and inks.
Join Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, for a tour of the exhibition Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light!
Inspired by the season passing make a gorgeous autumn wreath lit by magical lights to adorn your door to take you right up to Christmas.
This talk by Dr Antonia Laurence Allen is about Scottish artist Edward Atkinson Hornel and illustrates how Hornel’s travels and use of photographs influenced his artistic practice.
This exhibition at the City Art Centre will explore John Henry Lorimer’s art through five key themes: light, identity, family, femininity and home.
This lecture investigates a range of artworks by artists including S.J. Peploe, Dorothy Johnstone, Eric Robertson and William McCance, and places them within the context of their times.
Make a beautiful little festive snowman to decorate your home for Christmas at this family workshop in Lauriston Castle!
Make a colourful and unique Christmas wreath for your door using tartan remnants, bells, baubles and ribbons. No sewing is required!
Make a beautiful appliqued cushion using exquisite Christmas and vintage-inspired fabrics with Felicity Bryant!
Join us for an adorable Christmas class where you can print Robins, fir trees and other beautiful motifs with artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb!
Create a Christmas themed 3-dimensional framed picture that will light up like an enchanted magical forest in this workshop with Lauriston Castle staff!
Using a selection of beautiful papers and foils in silvery colours create a wreath, angel and garland in this relaxing workshop with Artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb!
Join us for a festive class making a variety of Christmas decorations to adorn your home!
Make a sweet little natural wreath inspired by Scandinavia with little painted reindeers, stars and hearts and a magical lit garland to decorate your door, stairs or fireplace!
Always the highlight of the season, make not one but 2 stunning natural wreaths to decorate your home using Lauriston Castle greenery and a host of beautiful embellishments.
This exhibition is on at Community Gallery of Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries until 27th June 2021.
Come along to East Nook Studio and learn how to saw, solder, form and texture your own silver rings from scratch!
Max McCance, one of Scotland’s leading furniture makers, is pleased to announce a special exhibition of unique and extraordinary works for sale to the public in his Kinloch Gallery.
In this workshop, run by East Nook Studio, you will design and create your own simple pendant from a piece of silver, before connecting it to a chain.
Learn how to saw, solder, form and texture your own silver bangles from scratch in this workshop rum by East Nook Studio!
Create hammered texture rings using both traditional and contemporary jewellery techniques in this workshop run by East Nook Studio!
This exhibition is a celebration of Jack Vettriano's extraordinary career and will be showing paintings he created from in his 20s until he moved to London in 2000.
The Makers Market at Falkland is hosting a Craft Fair in Letham Village Hall on Saturday 19th June!
One for the indecisive - in this workshop you can create either a silver pendant with chain, or a pair of dangly or stud earrings.
The perfect class for an individual or a group of friends to come and learn, socialise and most importantly, to make some jewellery to take home!
Finger rings, Earrings, Necklace or bracelet, however you want to wear it, if you love a circle, this is the workshop for you!
Park Lane Market is a pop-up market held on the first and last Sunday of each month in Shawlands, featuring a range of boutique stalls!
You'll find meat, fish, game, Cheese, home baking, plants, Organic soap, jewellery, and more at Milngavie Market on the first and third Friday of each month!
Buy the best of seasonal local produce at Helensburgh Market in the Square held on the second and last Saturdays of each month in Colquhoun Square!
Get those knitting needles out and enjoy a chat and a cuppa whilst knitting, sewing or crocheting something for yourself or family and friends with Platform Glasgow's Clack and Yak!
Platform Glasgow's Art Factory is an online visual arts and crafts session for adults who wish to learn to draw, paint or make things!
Platform Glasgow's weekly arts group challenges teenagers to make artwork that represents their interests, exploring identity and what it’s like to be a teenager today!
Platform Glasgow's Saturday Art Club at Home is a playful and creative online art session that gives young artists the chance to draw, paint, make and get creative!
You'll find fresh produce and sweet treats, handmade crafts, jewellery, artwork, gifts, pet supplies and more at Largs Market every Saturday in Gallowgate Square!
Join Spin for a two hour pottery workshop and create at your own socially distanced table with staff on hand to help bring your vision to life!
Browse homemade treats, arts & crafts, artisan food & drink and local produce at Loch Lomond Shores' regular Market Days every Sunday!
Join All the Young Nudes on Monday nights for their Online Life Drawing Club, a weekly, accessible, affordable and fun life drawing session!
Art On the Exchange Outdoor Markets return to Royal Exchange Square with their fabulous pop-up markets full of original pieces of art, jewellery, crafts, and designer products!
Handmade in Ayr is a creative monthly market showcasing the best of Ayrshire arts and crafts at The Grain Exchange, featuring quality Ayrshire & Scottish makers!
Looking for a craft to make you feel ZEN and happy and creative, without having to set up the sewing machine? This hand embroidery class with Sew Confident is for you!
The Glass Fusing Classes at Cass Peters Glass Art are designed to give total beginners an introduction to a new skill, and allow more time to create a larger piece of work
Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment!
Learn how to create stained glass panels on this two day workshop for total beginners at Cass Peters Glass Art!
This class is for beginner knitters and arm knitters alike... learn the basics of knitting, all while creating a super luxurious chunky blanket!
Have you ever wanted to make your own clothes? Got a bit of sewing under your belt? This weekend sewing pattern class is perfect for you!
The Half Day Glass Fusing Classes at Cass Peters Glass Art are designed to give total beginners an introduction to a new skill... and have some fun!
Learn how to make a fab Roman blind ready to dress your own window on this one day workshop from Sew Confident!
Learn the ins and outs of professional t-shirt printing in this three week workshop with David from Urban Pirate Apparel at Print Clan Studio!
Always wanted to try your hand at crochet? This session from Sew Confident will get your right up to speed with this super popular craft!
Join MAKE at Dumbreck Playbarn for their Outdoor Art Camp where 5 - 11 year olds can be creative and make new friends this Summer!
The Merchant Square Craft Fair & Design Fair is held every weekend, why not spend a relaxing afternoon browsing the stalls!
Print Clan's two hour Beginner's Workshop is the perfect introductory session to textile screen printing!
Learn how to screen print and construct your own lampshade on this beginner's evening course with Print Clan!
Learn how to make your very own stained glass panels on this one day weekend workshop at RDW Glass Studio!
This two day workshop at Print Clan with Fraser Taylor will explore the relationship between the hand drawn image and the printed image.
Carve your very own Japanese hanko stamp to make your inei impression, learn about the different stages in the Tenkoku process and the tools used with the Drawing and Painting Studio!
Shop from the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers when The Crafters Roadshow returns to St. Enoch Centre!
Two events for the price of one! The Creative Craft Show and Crafts for Christmas at the SEC Glasgow in October is the ultimate day out for hobbyists and crafters!
Get in the festive spirit when the Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair returns to the SEC Glasgow between the 2nd and 5th December 2021!
Always wanted to learn how to sew but just don’t know where to start? Then this four day course from Thimbleberry Sewing is the course is for you!
Ever wanted to learn how to make your own clothes? Then this 3 day Dressmaking Course from Thimbleberry Sewing is the course for you!
You'll find range of fresh produce, unique gifts & street food and more at Erskine Riverside Market on the last Sunday of each month!
If you're not sure what to do with your kids this summer then why not introduce them to a new hobby courtesy of Thimbleberry Sewing!
Evelyn McIntosh Designs is hosting a jewellery making workshop at What If Paisley on Saturday 19th June, come along and learn how to make your very own charm bracelet!
Learn how to sew or master a new craft this summer at Thimbleberry's Sewing Summer School!
Art by the Burn is an Outdoor Artisan Market featuring local artists, crafters, and designers hosted by Art On Scotland at the Fox & Hounds Car Park, Houston!
Create beautiful fine art textiles through felt making, transfer, lino and geli printing on this five day workshop with textile artist Deborah Campbell!
This exhibition showcases some of The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum’s remarkable art collection.
Come join us at the Made in Stirling store and make your own Stop Motion Animation short film with Indie Flynn from local charity Square Peg SCIO!
Made In Stirling Store presents its first exhibition since reopening working with the graduates & staff of The City of Glasgow College HNC Art & Design / Art Glass course of 2019-2020.
Join Clare Robinson for these Watercolour Classes starting on 7th June at the lovely Lecropt Kirk Hall, Bridge of Allan!
Tolbooth Stirling in association with Creative Scotland, and Scene Stirling commissioned five Visual Artists to each create a piece of work, to be exhibited in a group show at Tolbooth Gallery.
Calling all Pokemon trainers! Made in Stirling are calling on you to come design and create your very own Pokemon model in our sculptastic clay workshop on Saturday 19th June!
Come along to Made in Stirling and spend some wonderful hours creating beautiful illustrations inspired by the great outdoors at this fantastic, family friendly workshop on 20th June!
Immerse yourselves in a truly uplifting exhibition featuring Kelly-Anne Cairns, Victoria Wylie and gallery artists!
Learn how to design, carve, and print your own beautiful lino cut with local painter and printmaker Alice Trull at this workshop run by Made in Stirling.
Join us at The Battle of Bannockburn over the summer holidays for a dazzling array of exciting activities!
Come along to Made in Stirling on Friday 10th July and develop a new skill with Blaeberry River Art’s Paint n Sip class!
Join us for a unique weaving workshop and explore the wonders of open weave structures with heritage craft specialist Elizabeth Ashdown!
Learn how paint an image from blank canvas to beautiful work of art in just 2 hours in this relaxing workshop at Made in Stirling!
Join us for an embroidery workshop with a difference! Bring some bling to your embroidery with stitcher to the stars, Chloe Patience. This workshop will be chock full of techniques.
Learn how to make a fabulous and funky, A5 size, recycled rubber covered journal or sketchbook using one of the oldest types of bookbinding stitches – the coptic stitch.
Come along on Friday 4th September and develop a new skill with Blaeberry River Art’s Paint n Sip class at Made in Stirling!
Join Bookbinder Cass Barron at Central Scotland School of Craft for a creative day of printing and bookbinding inspired by the nature on our doorstep.
Learn how paint an image from blank canvas to beautiful work of art in just 2 hours in this relaxing workshop at Made in Stirling on 9th October!
Scottish contemporary landscape artist Beth Robertson Fiddes, has created a stunning exhibition of paintings, which shares inspiration with Mhairi Hall’s AIRS.