The Object Project09:00 – 17:00, FreeThe Cornerstone Gallery, 17 Shaw Street, Liverpool, L6 1HP
Also known as At Home with Art in Everton, this project set out to create a dialogue between artists and Everton residents, with Lin Holland and Jane Poulton leading the research project alongside 17 households.
Freya Levy09:00 – 18:00, FreeGlass and Thompson, 2 Dundas Street, New Town, Edinburgh, EH3 6HZ
The Edinburgh-based mosaic artist displays a new selection of work, known for making animal inspired mosaics out of tiles, glass and found items from the shores of the River Thames and Edinburgh beaches.
Uncovering the Invisible: A Portrait of Latin Americans in the UK09:30 – 17:30, FreeInstituto Cervantes, 326-330 Deansgate, Campfield Avenue Arcade, Manchester, M3 4FN
A photographic exhibition based on the work of Cathy MacIlwaine, bringing together portraits of Latin American individuals living in the UK.
Pixel Pushers09:30 – 16:45, FreeHannah Maclure Centre, Top Floor, Abertay Student Centre, 1-3 Bell Street, Dundee, DD1 1HP
Five renowned artists – all with ties to Dundee – demonstrate that be it for illustration, modelling, games or books, it is the artists’ vision that is the driving force behind their art, with technology simply another brush in their palette.
Walk On09:30 – 20:00, FreeThe Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport, PR8 1DB
The latest exhibition to crop up at The Atkinson explores 40 years of art walking, as artists use city streets and rolling hills as their studios. Walk On will bring together the work of 40 artists who have used the humble walk to spark creativity.
Kristian Smith: Impressionism09:30 – 18:30, FreeInstitut Francais d'Ecosse, 13 Randolph Crescent, Edinburgh, EH3 7TT
Solo exhibition of photography and collage reflecting on fantasy and projection, taking its reference points from French pop star Claude Francois' song My Way and Emile Zola's novel The Masterpiece.
Home, Land and Sea: Art in the Netherlands 1600-180010:00 – 21:00, FreeManchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3JL
A collection comprising over 50 paintings from the Manchester City Galleries' 17th and 18th century Dutch and Flemish collection, including portraiture, landscapes and seascapes from Pieter de Hooch, Gerard ter Borch and Jacob van Ruisdael.
A Highland Romance: Victorian Views of Scottishness10:00 – 21:00, FreeManchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3JL
A collection of popular 19th century paintings and works on paper by Scottish artists is displayed alongside visions of Scotland by artists from England, exploring the changing view of Scotland and Scottishness over the past two centuries.
Work, Union, Civil War, Faith, Roots10:00 – 21:00, FreeScottish National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JD
Group exhibition created during five community outreach projects investigating the contemporary relevance of major transformations in Scottish history – inspired by portraits and personalities from the Scottish National Portrait Gallery collection.
Making History10:00 – 21:00, FreeScottish National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JD
Solo exhibition of recent work by Sandy Stoddart (Sculptor In Ordinary to The Queen of Scotland), of which the main focus will be the creation of a new figurative statue of William Birnie Rhind commissioned by the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.
The People's Business: 150 Years of The Co-operative10:00 – 17:00, FreePeople's History Museum , Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester, M3 3ER
An exhibition exploring the vast history of The Co-operative, from their origins as the Co-operative Wholesale Society in Manchester, to their innovative branding.
April Ashley: Portrait of a Lady10:00 – 17:00, FreeMuseum of Liverpool, Pier Head, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool, L3 1DG
A exhibition exploring the life of April Ashley, the Liverpool-born Vogue model and actress and one of the first people in the world to undergo gender reassignment surgery.
Louise Bourgeois: A Woman Without Secrets10:00 – 17:00, FreeScottish National Gallery of Modern Art, 75 Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3DR
Major presentation of works by the late French-American artist, highlighting a selection of her late work – revealing how Bourgeois, working in a variety of materials and scales, deftly explores the mystery and beauty of human emotions.
Modern Portraits10:00 – 21:00, FreeScottish National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JD
Collective exhibition bringing together a varied series of 20th and 21st century works of portraiture, including Stanley Curister, Robert Heriot Westwater, Victoria Crowe, Maggi Hambling and William McCance.
A Silvered Light10:00 – 17:00, FreeThe McManus, Albert Square, Meadowside, Dundee, DD1 1DA
Exhibition of Scottish art photography selected from Dundee City’s permanent collection, showcasing images from over 50 photographers collected in the 28 years following the purchase of two important early photographs by Thomas Joshua Cooper in 1985.
DLA Piper Series: Constellations10:00 – 17:00, FreeTate Liverpool, Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool, L3 4BB
An exhibition displaying 'trigger' artworks surrounded by groups, or 'constellations', of artworks from the same period. With the first floor open you'll be able to see five 'trigger' artworks from before 1960, from artists including Picasso and Pollock.
The Scottish Colourists Series: JD Fergusson10:00 – 17:00, £7 (£5)Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, 75 Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3DR
The National Galleries of Scotland draw to a close their Scottish Colourist Series, culminating with a retrospective of the work of Edinburgh-born JD Fergusson – taking in more than 100 paintings, sculptures, works on paper and items of archival material.
Laura Facey: Their Spirits...10:00 – 17:00, FreeInternational Slavery Museum, Dock Traffic Office, Albert Dock, Liverpool, L3 4AX
Jamaican artist, Laura Facey presents an exhibition exploring the cruelty of slavery and the transcendent nature of the human spirit, with her 2006 piece, Their Spirits Gone Before Them sitting at the heart of the exhibition.
Art for All: Thomas Horsfall’s Gift to Manchester10:00 – 21:00, FreeManchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3JL
An exhibition of nature-themed artworks from Manchester's Thomas Horsfall collection, co-curated by local school children.