Galleries: Celebrating artists’ visions of faith, hope and clarity


November 5-26. Free admission. The Scottish Gallery, 16 Dundas Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6HZ.

The scope of Lachlan Goudie’s work, right, is wide, incorporating portraiture, still life and landscape painting. This major solo exhibition is divided into five sections focusing on different locations around the world, ranging from exploring the architectural interiors of Edinburgh’s New Town to exotic havens such as the South of France.

Painting Paradise

Artists at work

November 5-February 12. Free admission. Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JD.

This exhibition features works of art created by the staff of the National Galleries of Scotland. Many talented artists work in galleries across the country and this exhibition aims to celebrate their creativity. Visitors can explore a wide range of artistic disciplines, including painting, law, drawing, illustration, photography, sculpture and jewelry.

Like a huge Scotland

November 5-27. Free admission. Fruitmarket, 45 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DF.

This exhibition, created by filmmaker Mark Cousins, tells the story of a day of great inspiration in the life of the late Scottish artist Wilhelmina Barns-Graham. Visitors can experience this intense sight and sound experience and explore images of the glacier in Grindelwald, Switzerland, and enlarged paintings that Barns-Graham produced in its homage. This exhibition is not only an elegy for a glacier that disappeared due to global warming, but also a passionate tribute to Barns-Graham.

Mark CousinsLike a Huge Scotland

Emergence 3: International Photography Exhibition

November 5-30. Free admission. Glasgow Photography Gallery, 57 Glassford Street, Glasgow, G1 1UB.

Emergence was an exhibition launched in 2019 to help celebrate photographers and their photographic emergence and practice. The Glasgow Gallery of Photography revisits the exhibition to allow photographers to share their progress in creative practice.

Glasgow Print Fair

November 5. Admission fees. The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow, G1 3NU.

Glasgow Print Fair is a one day market celebrating all things print. Visitors can browse and buy the works of exciting printmakers from across the UK and beyond. Discover the works of engravers, designers, illustrators and artists.

She rallies: women’s tennis in the spotlight

November 5-13. Free admission. Argyle Street, Glasgow.

LTA and Getty Images present this public exhibition retracing a visual journey through the history of women’s football. The exhibition showcases and celebrates the rich history and bright future of women’s tennis at a time when the sport’s eyes will be on the Scottish city.

Mixed palette – Winter exhibition

November 5-January 21. Free admission. Colinton Arts, 52 Bridge Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0LQ.

Explore a selection of works by over 15 Scottish artists, showcasing a range of media and subject matter. Some of the subjects on display include landscape and portraiture, catering to a variety of tastes and interests.


The Golden Hour: International Photography Exhibition

November 5-30. Free admission. Glasgow Photography Gallery, 57 Glassford Street, Glasgow, G1 1UB.

Golden hour is the time of day just after sunrise or just before sunset when an amazing range of colors can be captured. For the month of November, the Glasgow Gallery of Photography showcases the work of photographers who explore the world through this view.

Faces of Faith Exhibition

November 7-13. Free admission. Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR.

This exhibition is a showcase of Scotland’s diverse religious and cultural communities. Discover the photographs and stories of the joys, challenges and complexities of 16 people while living as a person of faith in Scotland.

Bernat Klein: Design in color

November 5-April 23. Free admission. National Museums of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, Eh1 1JF.

Discover below the life and career of Bernat Klein, one of the main forces of modernist design of the 20th century. Visitors can learn about Klein’s creative process and career through objects such as paintings, textiles, clothing, and examples of product design and branding and discover how his design philosophy continues to inspire today’s designers.

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