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!
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!
Learn to read and write kanji characters in Drawing and Painting Studio's fun and inspiring online language group and discover their meanings!
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.
Learn how to upcycle, become zero waste, reduce your plastic use and explore sustainable living with EcoArt's classes, courses and workshops!
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!
This exhibition brings together pastel drawings by John Threlfall and oil paintings by Esther Tyson with ceramics sculptures by Simon Griffiths.
A group of artists come together in the creative spirit which flows in these challenging times to bring Connections – Wholly Holistic Exhibition + Events to Santosa Wellness Centre Edinburgh.
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.
It's Sketchbook Saturday at to The Palace of Holyroodhouse, so come along and sketch several spectacular spots during your visit!
This two hour, taster workshop from the CGO Institute is aimed at aspiring creative producers of the future. It will guide participants through the different pathways into a career in producing.
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!
Learn loads of tips and tricks to improve the fit and finish of your home dressmaking projects at this Better Dressmaking Course run by Artisan Stitch!
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!
Discover traditional Scottish folk magic practices and plant lore dating back to our early ancestors – plus some modern botany and geology at this online workshop run by The Edinburgh Remakery!
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.
Join this half day workshop at the Seilich Natural Skincare Workshop and Wildflower Meadow on the beautiful Prestonhall Estate outside Edinburgh, where we will learn about botanical extracts.
Explore the wonders of Scotland’s marine environment at the first ever Marine Fest hosted by the Scottish Seabird Centre!
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.
Join The Edinburgh Remakery's 4-week Wardrobe Surgery course and learn practical ways to modify and upcycle the clothes you have, so you don’t have to buy new!
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!
This summer Dovecot Studios celebrates the artist Jock McFadyen’s 70th birthday year with Lost Boat Party an exhibition of paintings which describe the romance and grandeur of the Scottish landscape
Ahoy me hearties! Make and decorate your own pirate treasure chest at this digital event on 20th June!
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!
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.
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.
The Hidden Door festival returns in September 2021 for an outdoor festival of music, visual art, theatre, dance and spoken word.
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.
This exhibition is on at Community Gallery of Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries until 27th June 2021.
Come along to East Nook Studio and learn how to saw, solder, form and texture your own silver rings from scratch!
Max McCance, one of Scotland’s leading furniture makers, is pleased to announce a special exhibition of unique and extraordinary works for sale to the public in his Kinloch Gallery.
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.
Come along to the Makers Market at Falkland on 29th May for some quality handmade arts, crafts and gifts produced locally by talented artists and craftsmen!
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!
New Lanark's regular indoor and outdoor market's showcase the best of hand-made products from designers and producers across Scotland!
North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold a range of fun museum activities, arts and crafts every week for children!
Shop from the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at EK, East Kilbride!
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!
Learn how to sew or master a new craft this summer at Thimbleberry's Sewing Summer School!
This exhibition showcases some of The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum’s remarkable art collection.
Join us at Greengallery Buchlyvie for a relaxed day out in lovely rural Stirlingshire with food, drinks and free parking!
Explore the alchemy of natural dyeing and printed textiles in this three-day course with Sarah Diver Lang, an experienced designer maker and community focussed artist.
Join us for a unique weaving workshop and explore the wonders of open weave structures with heritage craft specialist Elizabeth Ashdown!
Join us for an embroidery workshop with a difference! Bring some bling to your embroidery with stitcher to the stars, Chloe Patience. This workshop will be chock full of techniques.
Learn how to make a fabulous and funky, A5 size, recycled rubber covered journal or sketchbook using one of the oldest types of bookbinding stitches – the coptic stitch.
Join Bookbinder Cass Barron at Central Scotland School of Craft for a creative day of printing and bookbinding inspired by the nature on our doorstep.
Scottish contemporary landscape artist Beth Robertson Fiddes, has created a stunning exhibition of paintings, which shares inspiration with Mhairi Hall’s AIRS.