Join Léla from The Green Boat LIVE ONLINE for a Needle Felting Workshop and learn how to 'paint with wool'!
This exhibition showcases some of The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum’s remarkable art collection.
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!
Hundreds of original works of art will be on display virtually during April as part of the annual Christian Aid Clarkston Art Show!
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.
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.
This exhibition explores how our homes and outdoor spaces are working harder for occupants; as multigenerational sanctuaries, workspaces, classrooms, fitness and entertainment settings.
This month Surgeons’ Hall Museums new education mascot Simpson the Bear is looking for witty poems and revolting rhymes. For ages 12 and under.
Learn how to upcycle, become zero waste, reduce your plastic use and explore sustainable living with EcoArt's classes, courses and workshops!
All across the city, in a moment of wider social and cultural upheaval, curious hidden worlds are shifting and revealing their secrets.
This class will teach you basic embroidery stitches to create beautiful landscape art. It would make an amazing keepsake or gift, a fabric postcard!
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.
Another Time, Another Place is a beautiful conversation between renowned artist Victoria Crowe OBE and poet Christine de Luca, both of whom have produced twelve works in this collaborative exhibition.
Upright Gallery is delighted to be reopening on the 28th April with an exhibition by Edinburgh based artist Mary Walters!
Witness the spirit of Beltane brought to life in the virtual realm with an evening of poetry, art, and song.
Join guest storyteller Jackie Ross for another online version of the Scottish Storytelling Centre's monthly storytelling session as we explore stories close to home.
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.
Hunt the grounds of Lauriston for creepy crawlies in their natural habitat, then make a giant version of your favourite bug at Lauriston Castle!
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!
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.
Learn the beautiful art of Sashiko embroidery, it's history and traditions at this workshop run by The Edinburgh Sewcial Club on 8th May!
Listen to tall tales, ferocious fibs and fables performed live on Zoom by some of Scotland's finest tellers, then you decide who wins the lucrative accolade of Oscar the Leprechaun!
Be inspired by nature during this class as you spend the day in the studio learning embroidery techniques whilst making a beautiful hand stitched embroidery piece.
Tradfest is delighted to present their first annual Rebellious Truth Lecture on 10th May and the first speaker is Karine Polwart. The evening will begin with a performance by Mike Vass.
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.
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.
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 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, 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!
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!
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!
Explore ways of creating striking images by cutting into linoleum, and inking with colour to produce bold and dramatic prints.
Join us for a tour of our Charles H. Mackie exhibition which will have a BSL interpreter.
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!
Join us at Lauriston Castle for a 2-day workshop making beautiful mosaic panels inspired by the colours of summer with Margaret Findlay.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
Celebrate the end of lockdown by visiting St Andrews Art Club's spring exhibition in person or online with its exciting range of affordable and original paintings and artwork!
Come along to East Nook Studio and learn how to saw, solder, form and texture your own silver rings from scratch!
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.
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!
Join All the Young Nudes on Monday nights for their Online Life Drawing Club, a weekly, accessible, affordable and fun life drawing session!
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!
Every Sunday, MAKE at Dumbreck Stables host outdoor art workshops for your mini creatives aged 5 - 11!
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!
Join Glasgow Zine Fest's Young Producers as they dish out some helpful tips and tricks to get you set to express yourself through the medium of zines!
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!
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!
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!
Come along to this one evening class with Sew Confident to learn how to make all sorts of reusable delights to complete your sustainable home!
Learn how to make your own special keepsake memory bear using babygros, t-shirts, shirts or other items of clothing on this full day workshop with Sew Confident!
The Creative Craft Show returns to the SEC Glasgow between the 20th and 23rd of May 2021 and includes The Scottish Quilting Show!
Join Sew Confident for their Knitting For Beginners class and in one session you'll learn the basics and leave with your very own chunky knit headband!
This Patchwork Block class from Sew Confident is a super exciting opportunity to really delve into the quilting world!
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!
The Merchant Square Craft Fair & Design Fair is held every weekend, why not spend a relaxing afternoon browsing the stalls!
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!
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!
LEAP project's weekly art salon provides time and online space to work on your own art project as part of a group!
Grab a cuppa, bring your wool and have a good old natter at LEAP Project's weekly virtual knitting group!
Dedicate some time to sitting down and doodling while having a chat with other art enthusiasts at LEAP Project's weekly Sketch and Chat session!
New Lanark's regular indoor and outdoor market's showcase the best of hand-made products from designers and producers across Scotland!
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!