Join artist Neil G Smith and Helensburgh Art Hub Online for a fun introduction to landscape painting using acrylics on Sunday 7th March!
Marianne Fossaluzza, a PhD student in Visual Culture at the University of Aberdeen, gives this lecture on The Feminine Ideal in E.A. Hornel’s Work.
Mio Shudo, an Edinburgh based Urasenke Japanese Tea Master will give a talk on the history, relevance and impact of the tea ceremony on Japanese culture.
This talk given by Alice Strang will focus on the women artists proposed and seconded for election by male allies, including Dorothy Johnstone, Cecile Walton and John Duncan.
As part of Barrhead Housing Associations Climate Challenge Project, they are delivering FREE Zoom crafting workshops for all of the family to enjoy!
Join Caroline from The Wee Art Studio for a fun Mother's Day Spring Themed Needle felt class for beginners!
Join Caroline from The Wee Art Studio for a fun Spring Sheep Needle Felt Workshop for beginners!
The Barrhead Foundry Indoor Market is your local indoor arts & crafts market held on the second Saturday of every month from March until December!
Traverse is delighted to present brand new, specially created, pieces from nine Young Writers online, with performers filming in their own homes under lockdown conditions.
The 1920s was a period of contrasts and this exhibition explores the styles, ideas and events that shaped Scottish art during this influential decade.
This Exhibition is a collaboration between the National Trust for Scotland and the City Art Centre and is the first major retrospective of Hornel's art for over 35 years.
Timed to mark his 70th birthday, this major exhibition by contemporary artist Jock McFadyen displays new and existing paintings, alongside works from City Art Centre’s collection of Scottish art.
Learn how to upcycle, become zero waste, reduce your plastic use and explore sustainable living with EcoArt's classes, courses and workshops!
Connections - Wholly Holistic, at Santosa Wellness Centre Edinburgh, is an exhibition along with workshops, spoken word, healing sounds, storytelling, book launches and more!
The Young Artists Club is an opportunity for your child in P5-P7 to build their skills in a wide range of media including drawing, painting, 3d modelling and collage.
The Royal Scottish Academy presents Latitudes, an exhibition celebrating the far-reaching scope of recent work by the winners of RSA awards.
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.
A Sense of Place and Earth Shaker is a joint exhibitions at The Scottish Gallery in March by Michael McVeigh and David Cook.
In this session we will create a 2D hand-drawn whiteboard animation and an ‘old school’ flip-book animated sequence inspired by the Jock McFadyen Goes to the Pictures exhibition.
As part of SHRUB Coop's Sustainable Fashion program, we have made a Fabric Awareness Booklet. Join us for the launch on 10th March!
Overlockers are amazing machines. This online Know Your Overlocker workshop with Artisan Stitch will show you how versatile your overlocker can be.
The 1920s was a period of contrasts: This lecture explores the events, ideas and styles that shaped Scottish art during this fascinating decade.
Taking inspiration from E. A. Hornel’s nature-filled paintings, create a hanging paper-work collage with artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb.
See a spectacular fashion show by the Fashion and Textile Design students from Edinburgh College in a collaboration with the City Art Centre and the E. A. Hornel exhibition!
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 explores how our homes and outdoor spaces are working harder for occupants; as multigenerational sanctuaries, workspaces, classrooms, fitness and entertainment settings.
Build your own website to share your thoughts, videos, music and images and much, much more in this online course for ages 8+ run by ComputerXplorers SEScotland!
Are you looking for something to do during the Easter holiday? Come and join us for a week of fun filled drama classes, open to all 7-12 year olds.
Learn how to create and design your very own Skate Park using Computer Aided Design (CAD Drawing) on this course run by ComputerXplorers SEScotland! It's suitable for ages 8+!
Join ComputerXplorers SEScotland this Easter where we will produce our very own stop motion animation!
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors focussing on our exhibition Bright Shadows - Scottish art in the 1920s.
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.
Hunt the grounds of Lauriston for creepy crawlies in their natural habitat, then make a giant version of your favourite bug at Lauriston Castle!
The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF), led by the Mental Health Foundation, will return from 3-23 May 2021 and explore the theme of 'Normality?'.
Taking inspiration from our exhibition Bright Shadows - Scottish Art in the 1920s we will explore how artists in this period of change explored colour and stylised forms.
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.
Join us at Lauriston Castle for a 2-day workshop making beautiful mosaic panels inspired by the colours of summer with Margaret Findlay.
Learn about some of our feathered friends and explore a variety of projects celebrating the resident Lauriston Castle birds!
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.
Explore the secret and hidden rooms of Lauriston Castle then create your own 3D Castle using special papers and paints!
Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, provides a tour of the exhibition Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s.
This is the first major exhibition Donald Smith's work, in partnership with An Lanntair, Stornoway and is part of Edinburgh Art Festival 2021.
Dr John Cooper Clarke brings his 2021 tour to The Queens Hall on 30th May... it's a chance to witness a living legend at the top of his game!
The garden at Little Sparta is Ian Hamilton Finlay’s greatest work of art. In this talk George Gilliland, Head Gardener at Little Sparta, gives a brief description of its themes, content & planting.
Murdo Macdonald gives this talk on Patrick Geddes’ Evergreen and Charles Mackie at City Art Centre on Thursday 3rd June.
Come along to a family class and make a variety of projects celebrating the magic of the sea!
Ahoy me hearties! Have our pirate hat, cutlass and parrot at the ready then out into the woods with a secret map to guide you through the grounds to find hidden treasure.
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.
In this Adult Creative Workshop at City Art Centre, explore the silhouettes of ships in Ian Hamilton Finlay’s work and create unique collages using layering and simple printmaking.
Come along to this family class at Lauriston Castle and make adorable hand-felted panels and collage this to your own special cushion!
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.
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!
Learn to lose yourself in art for art sake in this taster session at Lauriston Castle!
Join us to 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.
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!
Join us for a tour of our Charles H. Mackie exhibition which will have a BSL interpreter present.
Join us at Lauriston Castle for a creative day of printing and bookbinding inspired by our gardens!
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.
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!
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.
Make your own little treasure box to store your Summer memories and decorate it with natures scenes with Lauriston Castle staff!
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors focusing on the Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light exhibition!
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors focusing on the 'Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay' exhibition.
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!
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
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!
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 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.
Come along to our colourful and entertaining family-friendly online exhibition to explore the stories hidden within some of our fantastic paintings.
A virtual exhibition to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Scottish colourist, Samuel Peploe.
Poets and friends celebrate the life and work of Roddy Lumsden, a son of St Andrews.
Join John Siddique, a spiritual teacher, poet and the founder of Authentic Living, in an exploration of mindfulness, poetry and imagination!
Join us for our perennially popular Masterclass to consider the nuts and bolts of poetry writing.
Join Marina Kazakova, poet and researcher, to learn about her work on symphonic poetry!
In this workshop led by Chris Jones we’re looking at how early English poets used variation and alliteration as the core building blocks of their verse.
Don’t miss this rare chance for an intimate audience with Imtiaz Dharker, holder of the Queen’s Gold Medal for poetry and also acclaimed as an artist and filmmaker!
Join Ifor ap Glyn, to hear him talk with Peter Mackay, Ciara ní É and Pól Mag Uidhir about ‘Bàrd- File – Bardd’.
Carve out time for your own writing and hone your poetry skills at this workshop led by Nadine Aisha Jassat.
Don’t miss out on this rare chance for an intimate audience with poet, musician and activist Roger Robinson!
The StAnza Lecture: Access All Areas with Jacqueline Saphra on form and revolution.
Whether you’ve been missing your regular open mic over the last 12 months, or are just keen to discover some new voices, don’t miss our popular Friday night open mic.
Enjoy a chance for an intimate audience with Indian poet and journalist Tishani Doshi, on a welcome return to StAnza!
Our breakfast panel events offer a relaxed start to the day, with a group of poets and other festival participants discussing all things poetical.
It’s a highlight of the festival and a touchstone of the Scottish spoken word scene: what better way to round off the day than with the annual StAnza slam?
Wake up and smell the Poetry Café! Our breakfast discussion events offer a relaxed start to the day, with a group of poets and other festival participants discussing all things poetical.
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.
Join All the Young Nudes on Monday nights for their Online Life Drawing Club, a weekly, accessible, affordable and fun life drawing session!
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!
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
Learn how to create stained glass panels on this two day workshop for total beginners at Cass Peters Glass Art!
Browse homemade treats, arts & crafts, artisan food & drink and local produce at Loch Lomond Shores' regular Market Days on the first and third Sunday of each month!
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 meat, fish, game, Cheese, home baking, plants, Organic soap, jewellery, and more at Milngavie Market on the third Friday of each month!
Join MAKE at Dumbreck Playbarn on Sunday 7th March for their Outdoor Mindful Drawing Workshop for kids ages 5 - 11!
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!
Learn to read and write kanji characters in Drawing and Painting Studio's fun and inspiring online language group and discover their meanings!
Buy the best of seasonal local produce at Helensburgh Market in the Square held on the second Saturday of each month in Colquhoun Square!
Join MAKE at Dumbreck Playbarn on Sunday 14th March for their Outdoor Weaving Workshop for kids ages 5 - 11!
Learn how to screen print and construct your own lampshade on this online course with Print Clan!
Join MAKE at Dumbreck Playbarn on Sunday 21st March for their Outdoor Printmaking Workshop for kids ages 5 - 11!
Join MAKE at Dumbreck Playbarn on Sunday 21st March for their Outdoor Art With Nature Workshop for kids ages 5 - 11!
The Merchant Square Craft Fair & Design Fair is held every weekend, why not spend a relaxing afternoon browsing the stalls!
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!
The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF), led by the Mental Health Foundation, will return from 3-23 May 2021 and explore the theme of 'Normality?'.
The Creative Craft Show returns to the SEC Glasgow between the 20th and 23rd of May 2021 and includes The Scottish Quilting Show!
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!
Join Oak Tree Arts around their special online campfire on Sunday 7th March for some traditional storytelling, sing-along songs and get creative and make your own stories!
ReMode are co-hosting a series of events with Fashion & Sustainability Pioneer and Activist Kate Fletcher, join them on March 8th for Fashion Mapping, Counting, Loitering.
ReMode are co-hosting a series of events with Fashion & Sustainability Pioneer and Activist Kate Fletcher, join them on March 9th for a hands on day of practice and participatory discussion.
Scottish contemporary landscape artist Beth Robertson Fiddes, has created a stunning exhibition of paintings, which shares inspiration with Mhairi Hall’s AIRS.
This exhibition showcases some of The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum’s remarkable art collection.