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.
Scottish Gold10:00 – 17:00, £5 (£3)Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow 82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, G12 8QQ
Major new exhibition featuring an array of Scottish gold items from the Bronze Age to the present, focusing on the occurrence of gold in Scotland and Scottish gold mining.
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.
CURRENT: New Artists & New Works10:30 – 17:30, FreeGallery TEN, 10 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7AU
As it says on't tin, Gallery TEN display a showcase of seven new gallery artists and five gallery artists with new work, encompassing prints, jewellery, glass, monoprints and more.
Ebb and Flow: A Visual Chronicle of The Changes Within Liverpool's Chinatown10:30 – 17:30, FreeOpen Eye Gallery, 19 Mann Island, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool, L3 1BP
An audio-visual survey curated by Jill Carruthers, charting the history and changes seen within Liverpool's vibrant Chinese community, the oldest of its kind in Europe.
Starter for 6: Maker or Manufacturer?10:30 – 17:00, FreeThe Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow, G1 3NU
Four Starter for 6 businesses at different ends of the maker/manufacturer spectrum exhibit their products, giving an insight into their process and hint at whether they consider themselves makers or manufacturers.
Leith School of Art Alumni10:30 – 17:30, FreeDovecot, 10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1LT
Leith School of Art celebrate 25 years with a group exhibition of past students who have gone on to make their own distinctive marks on the contemporary art world – Toby Paterson, Tommy Grace, Owen Normand, Jane Keith, Pernille Spence and Jamie Stone.
AIR Scotland: 1610:30 – 17:00, FreeThe Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow, G1 3NU
Sixteen contemporary jewellers and silversmiths present new work made during one year residencies at three Scottish art schools: The Glasgow School of Art, Edinburgh College of Art and Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design.
Sailing Through The Trees: Caroline Dowsett + Alex T. Frazer11:00 – 23:00, FreeCommon, 39 to 41 Edge Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 1HW
The latest exhibition to take over Common will see local illustrators and makers Caroline Dowsett and Alex T. Frazer tell the story of a man lost at sea and his heartbroken wife.
Jessica Lloyd-Jones: Hidden Energies11:00 – 18:00, FreeSummerhall, 1 Summerhall, The Meadows, Edinburgh, EH9 1QH
Merging art, science and technology, Jessica Lloyd-Jones' energy inspired sculpture and installations manipulate materials and light to reveal new perspectives, revealing her interest in energy and her distinct fascination with natural phenomena.
HOME11:00 – 16:00, FreeBridewell Studios, 101 Prescot Street, Liverpool, L7 8UL
An open call exhibition inviting artists to submit work that explains what home means to them, with 2D, 3D and time-based pieces making up the mix as part of LightNight Liverpool 2014.
Jonathan Yeo: Portraits11:00 – 17:00, FreeThe Lowry, Pier 8, Salford Quays, Manchester, M50 3AZ
An exhibition of work by self-taught, British portrait painter, Jonathan Yeo, bringing together his most famous subjects, including Helena Bonham Carter and Grayson Perry. The final work is shown alongside preparatory materials.
Silas Parry: Possibility of Life11:00 – 18:00, FreeSummerhall, 1 Summerhall, The Meadows, Edinburgh, EH9 1QH
New work from the kinetic sculptor – known for working with materials that have lost their original purpose – taking in a series of robotic taxidermy, with a soundscape at the core of each piece coming from the creatures themselves.
Beatriz Santiago Muñoz: Post-Military Cinema11:00 – 17:00, FreeTransmission Gallery, 28 King Street, Glasgow, G1 5QP
Moving image project about the ideology embedded in the physical landscape of a decommissioned US Navy Base in the town of Ceiba, Puerto Rico. Part of GI.
Tania Kovats: Oceans11:00 – 18:00, FreeThe Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DF
British artist concerned with our experience and understanding of landscape, with her latest commission including her All The Seas installation – displaying water from all the world’s seas, amassed via a global social media open call to arms.
26/04/8611:00 – 18:00, FreeSummerhall, 1 Summerhall, The Meadows, Edinburgh, EH9 1QH
Group exhibition in which artists Norrie Harman, Rebecca Appleby, Dean Kemp and Dean Townend explore the nuclear nightmare of Chernobyl through the media of paint, ceramics and sculpture.
Navid Nuur: Renderender11:00 – 18:00, FreeDCA, 152 Nethergate, Dundee, DD1 4DY
Largest UK exhibition to date by Dutch-Iranian artist Navid Nuur – known for his magical mixed media installation, he plans develop an ambitious new installation for DCA, presented alongside a developed configuration of existing work.
Camille Henrot11:00 – 17:00, FreeCollective Gallery, City Observatory and City Dome, 38 Calton Hill, Edinburgh, EH7 5AA
Looped screening in the City Dome space of Camille Henrot's Grosse Fatigue – am ambitious film for which she won the Silver Lion at 55th Venice Biennale in 2013, attempting as it does to tell the story of the universe’s creation from a computer desktop.
The Bone Library11:00 – 18:00, FreeSummerhall, 1 Summerhall, The Meadows, Edinburgh, EH9 1QH
Students and staff from Edinburgh College of Art and the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies explore the use of 3D models in veterinary education, examining and interpreting the creation of 3D models.