Remembering the Great War10:00 – 18:00, FreeScottish National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JD
Marking the centenary of the outbreak of the WWI, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery display various portraits and related works in various media - including work by artists Sir James Gunn and Sir William Gillies, who were wounded in action.
Nasreen Mohamedi10:00 – 17:00, £10 (£7.50)Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool, L3 4BB
Paintings, drawings and photographs by celebrated Indian artist Nasreen Mohademi are set to go on display for her largest solo exhibition in the UK, introducing visitors to her varied practice within the modernist tradition.
A Needle Walks into a Haystack: James McNeill Whistler10:00 – 18:00, FreeThe Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BX
A collection of paintings, prints, drawings, sound, ephemera and key correspondences by American artist James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) exploring his varied practice and how he paved the way for abstract painting.
Nathan Coley: The Lamp of Sacrifice10:00 – 17:00, FreeGallery of Modern Art, Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow, G1 3AH
Interested in how people relate to architecture and what they choose to believe, Nathan Coley presents an installation featuring models of 286 ‘places of worship’ that he found in the 2004 edition of the Edinburgh Yellow Pages. Part of GENERATION.
Jim Lambie10:00 – 19:00, FreeThe Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DF
Solo showcase of the renowned Scottish artist, bringing together early sculptures and recent work – including a new version of 'Shaved Ice' that will fill the ground floor with floor-to-ceiling mirrored ladders. Part of GENERATION/Edinburgh Art Festival.
Wendy McMurdo: Digital Play10:00 – 17:00, FreeStreet Level Photoworks, 48 King Street, Glasgow, G1 5QT
Major solo exhibition of collected works from 1995-2012 by photographer and filmmaker Wendy McMurdo, known for focusing on the relationship between technology and identity expressed through the images and ideas of childhood.
Aztecs in Liverpool: Michael Nyman10:00 – 17:00, FreeWalker Art Gallery, William Brown Street, Liverpool, L3 8EL
Michael Nyman presents a two screen installation of still and moving images, including footage collected by Nyman over the past 20 years in Mexico, his newly adopted home. Part of Liverpool Biennial 2014.
John Bates at Jean Varon10:00 – 17:00, FreeWalker Art Gallery, William Brown Street, Liverpool, L3 8EL
A collection of 12 outfits from John Bates' Jean Varon label go on display at the Walker Art Gallery, including a red velvet mini dress worn by Twiggy in a Vogue photo shoot in 1967.
Something Blue10:00 – 17:00, FreeGallery of Costume, Platt Hall, Rusholme, Manchester, M14 5LL
Eighteen wedding dresses, worn by mill workers to woman serving in the air force as well as art world figures Kathleen Soriano and Maria Balshaw, are exhibited in a celebration of bridal fashion over the past 100 years.
Moyna Flannigan: Stare10:00 – 17:00, FreeGallery of Modern Art, Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow, G1 3AH
The Edinburgh-based artist presents a new body of work drawing on the story of Adam and Eve, in particular the figure of Eve as an original model of Woman, to reflect an underlying conflict between individualism and conformity. Part of GENERATION.
Ross Sinclair: 20 Years of Real Life10:00 – 18:00, FreeCollective Gallery, City Observatory and City Dome, 38 Calton Hill, Edinburgh, EH7 5AA
Marking the 20th anniversary of his Real Life projects, Ross Sinclair aims to establish new bands whose members have been born in the last 20 years - with Collective/Sinclair giving away instruments to teens. Part of GENERATION/Edinburgh Art Festival.
20th Century Chic: 100 Years of Women's Fashion10:00 – 17:00, FreeSudley House, Mossley Hill Road, Aigburth, Liverpool, L18 8BX
A collection of 12 evening outfits spanning 1900 to 2000, charting the changing role of women in society throughout this period, and how these changes were reflected in the fashion of the time.
Isa Genzken: Botanical Garden10:00 – 17:30, FreeInverleith House, Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5LR
First UK exhibition outside of London by German-born artist Isa Genzken, featuring recent work which of late has focused on the urban – combining aspects of photography, collage and cheap readymade objects. Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.
Above The Beaten Track Poster Display10:00 – 18:00, FreeThe Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BX
Documenting music events that have happened at the Bluecoat as part of the venue's Above The Beaten Track festival.
Below Another Sky10:00 – 17:30, FreeGlasgow Print Studio, Trongate 103, Glasgow, G1 5HD
Changing presentation of 16 new limited edition prints in the ground floor gallery space, beginning on 18 Jul and changing each Tuesday over the following four weeks.
Open Dialogues10:00 – 17:00, FreeRoyal Scottish Academy (RSA), The Mound, Edinburgh, EH2 2EL
Showcase inviting one artist from each of the RSA New Contemporaries (2009-2014) to display new work, selected on merit of their impact on contemporary practice and track record since RSA New Contemporaries. Part of GENERATION/Edinburgh Art Festival.
80 Days!10:00 – 17:00, Freeiota @ Unlimited Studios, 25 Hyndland Street, Glasgow, G11 5QE
Iota host a timely 80-day long exhibition in the run up to the indy referendum, inviting punters to submit their opinions in words or pictures (in person or online) to be shown as an evolving display in the iota windows.
Where Do I End and You Begin10:00 – 17:00, FreeCity Art Centre, 2 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DE
Showcase in collaboration with the Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme, uniting curators from five Commonwealth countries (New Zealand, South Africa, India, Canada, and the UK) to explore common-wealth via 20 artists' work. Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.
A-Z: An Alphabetical Tour of Scottish Art10:00 – 17:00, FreeCity Art Centre, 2 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DE
Informative exhibition cutting across time periods, themes and media to explore the breadth and diversity of Scottish art, representing the key movements that have shaped Scotland’s artistic identity.