Exhibitions events in Fife

View all the upcoming Exhibitions events taking place throughout Fife below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Fife

Up In Smoke

Up In Smoke

3rd August 2020 - 28th November 2020

Through a combination of art, literature, advertising and movies, this exhibition highlights smoking as a social practice, focusing on the period from the 1800s onwards.
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Lines from Scotland

Lines from Scotland

12th August 2020 - 25th October 2020

The art of Scottish drawing is celebrated in Lines from Scotland a new exhibition on now at Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries.
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Blooming Marvellous

Blooming Marvellous

12th September 2020 - 14th February 2021

Everything in the garden’s lovely as we explore the wonderful world of wildlife and plants through our colourful and entertaining family-friendly exhibition!
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Fife Art Exhibition 2020: Coast and Waters

Fife Art Exhibition 2020: Coast and Waters

3rd October 2020 - 21st November 2020

Fife’s biggest annual arts competition will be going ahead in 2020 with a new theme and in a brand new venue!
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Explore! Travellers and Trailblazers

Explore! Travellers and Trailblazers

14th November 2020 - 10th April 2021

Let us take you on an epic adventure! Follow in the footsteps of intrepid explorers to discover exotic lands and fantastic voyages through our hands-on, family friendly exhibition!
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Scotland’s Coasts

Scotland’s Coasts

5th December 2020 - 28th February 2021

This exhibition, drawn from Historic Environment Scotland's archives, explores Scotland's relationship to the sea and its impact on everyday life.
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Art-tastic

Art-tastic

19th December 2020 - 10th April 2021

Come along to our colourful and entertaining family-friendly exhibition to explore the stories hidden within some of our fantastic paintings.
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Jack Vettriano: The Early Years

Jack Vettriano: The Early Years

18th June 2021 - 24th October 2021

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.
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Mid-Century Modern Art and Design From Conran to Quant

Mid-Century Modern Art and Design From Conran to Quant

15th July 2020 - 4th January 2021

Explore the furniture, fashion, textiles, lighting, ceramics, and printed material that defined Mid-Century Modern in this exhibition on now at Dovecot Studios!

Find out about Mid-Century Modern Art and Design From Conran to Quant on What's On Edinburgh
Scotland’s Precious Seas

Scotland’s Precious Seas

19th August 2020 - 10th January 2021

To celebrate the Year of Coasts and Waters, this small exhibition explores Scotland’s diverse sea life and the many threats facing our marine life.

Find out about Scotland’s Precious Seas on What's On Edinburgh
Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

12th September 2020 - 6th June 2021

The 1920s was a period of contrasts and this exhibition explores the styles, ideas and events that shaped Scottish art during this influential decade.

Find out about Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s on What's On Edinburgh
ECHO

ECHO

3rd October 2020 - 4th November 2020

ECHO is Michael Craik's first solo exhibition at &Gallery and he presents a new collection of contemplative, minimal acrylic paintings.

Find out about ECHO on What's On Edinburgh
Joint Wildlife Art Exhibition

Joint Wildlife Art Exhibition

15th October 2020 - 22nd November 2020

The Scottish Ornithologists Club is hosting a joint exhibition of paintings, prints and sculptures by three specialist wildlife artists: Robert Greenhalf, Matt Underwood and Anthony Theakston!

Find out about Joint Wildlife Art Exhibition on What's On Edinburgh
O for Light by Catherine Sargeant

O for Light by Catherine Sargeant

16th October 2020 - 6th November 2020

O for light is a new body of painterly text pieces based on the changing sky, created during spring and summer 2020 by Edinburgh text artist Catherine Sargeant.

Find out about O for Light by Catherine Sargeant on What's On Edinburgh
The Gruagach Solais

The Gruagach Solais

17th October 2020 - 31st October 2020

Claire Hewitt’s images are a response to the abundant natural and mythological landscape around her.

Find out about The Gruagach Solais on What's On Edinburgh
Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

24th October 2020 - 5th September 2021

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.

Find out about Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema on What's On Edinburgh
Peace Starts With a Smile: Stuart Duffin RSA

Peace Starts With a Smile: Stuart Duffin RSA

25th October 2020 - 22nd November 2020

In 2016 Stuart Duffin was granted a Gillies Bequest Award by the RSA to finance an artist’s residency at the Jerusalem Print Workshop. This exhibition is largely the result from that residency.

Find out about Peace Starts With a Smile: Stuart Duffin RSA on What's On Edinburgh
Reduct: Abstraction and Geometry in Scottish Art

Reduct: Abstraction and Geometry in Scottish Art

25th October 2020 - 22nd November 2020

This exhibition of works by 31 Scottish artists, Reduct: Abstraction and Geometry in Scottish Art will examine the ways in which non-objective expression remains a compelling approach.

Find out about Reduct: Abstraction and Geometry in Scottish Art on What's On Edinburgh
Once Upon A Time

Once Upon A Time

28th October 2020 - 25th November 2020

Lachlan Goudie’s exhibition at The Scottish Gallery presents a new collection of works, inspired by places that are, or at least may have recently felt far far away.

Find out about Once Upon A Time on What's On Edinburgh
E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas

E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas

7th November 2020 - 14th March 2021

This Exhibition is a collaboration between the National Trust for Scotland and the City Art Centre and is the first major retrospective of Hornel's art for over 35 years.

Find out about E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas on What's On Edinburgh
Edinburgh Wedding Fair and Fashion Show

Edinburgh Wedding Fair and Fashion Show

7th November 2020 - 8th November 2020

The biggest wedding fair on the east coast of Scotland will once again return to the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 7th and 8th November!

Find out about Edinburgh Wedding Fair and Fashion Show on What's On Edinburgh
Jock McFadyen Goes to the Pictures

Jock McFadyen Goes to the Pictures

14th November 2020 - 11th April 2021

Timed to mark his 70th birthday, this major exhibition by contemporary artist Jock McFadyen displays new and existing paintings, alongside works from City Art Centre’s collection of Scottish art.

Find out about Jock McFadyen Goes to the Pictures on What's On Edinburgh
Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

Selected dates between 21st November 2020 - 22nd November 2020

Come along to Scotland's premier event for Antiques and Collectables at the Royal Highland Centre!

Find out about Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair on What's On Edinburgh
Descriptive Tour for visually impaired visitors of Bright Shadows - Scottish Art in the 1920s

Descriptive Tour for visually impaired visitors of Bright Shadows - Scottish Art in the 1920s

9th January 2021

Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors focussing on our exhibition Bright Shadows - Scottish art in the 1920s.

Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition

Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition

30th January 2021 - 31st January 2021

Dive headfirst into wedding planning at Edinburgh’s Largest Wedding Exhibition at BT Murrayfield Stadium. It's wedding heaven!

Find out about Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition on What's On Edinburgh
E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas Conservator’s Tour

E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas Conservator’s Tour

4th February 2021

Join Gail Egan and Henry Matthews on a special tour of E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas.

Find out about E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas Conservator’s Tour on What's On Edinburgh
Gorgeous Kimono on Show

Gorgeous Kimono on Show

6th March 2021 - 7th March 2021

To add a flavour of traditional Japanese aesthetic a number of vibrant, beautiful and elegant kimono garments will be on show.

Find out about Gorgeous Kimono on Show on What's On Edinburgh
Fashion Show at the City Art Centre

Fashion Show at the City Art Centre

13th March 2021

Come and see a spectacular fashion show by the Fashion and Textile Design students from Edinburgh College in a collaboration with the City Art Centre and the E. A. Hornel exhibition!

Find out about Fashion Show at the City Art Centre on What's On Edinburgh
The 10th Annual Scottish Tattoo Convention

The 10th Annual Scottish Tattoo Convention

27th March 2021 - 28th March 2021

The 10th Annual Scottish Tattoo Convention returns to The Edinburgh Corn Exchange in March, bigger and better than ever!

Find out about The 10th Annual Scottish Tattoo Convention on What's On Edinburgh
Edinburgh Comic Con

Edinburgh Comic Con

3rd April 2021 - 4th April 2021

Edinburgh Comic Con returns to the EICC in September and once more, it will be a weekend of madness from the world of film and TV, comic books, gaming, cosplay and much more.

Find out about Edinburgh Comic Con on What's On Edinburgh
Big Big Gin Festival

Big Big Gin Festival

23rd April 2021 - 25th April 2021

The Big Big Gin Festival returns to the Edinburgh Corn Exchange in April 2021. Let your experience be-gin!

Find out about Big Big Gin Festival on What's On Edinburgh
Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

15th May 2021 - 10th October 2021

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.

Find out about Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light on What's On Edinburgh
Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay

Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay

22nd May 2021 - 3rd October 2021

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.

Find out about Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay on What's On Edinburgh
Curator’s Tour - Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

Curator’s Tour - Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

28th May 2021

Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, provides a tour of the exhibition Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s.

Royal Highland Show 2021

Royal Highland Show 2021

17th June 2021 - 20th June 2021

One of Scotland's most iconic events 'The Royal Highland Show' returns to the Royal Highland Centre from 17th June!

Find out about Royal Highland Show 2021 on What's On Edinburgh
Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors of ‘Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay’

Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors of ‘Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay’

4th September 2021

Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors focusing on the 'Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay' exhibition.

Curator’s Tour of Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

Curator’s Tour of Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

8th October 2021

Join Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, for a tour of the exhibition Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light!

Find out about Curator’s Tour of Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light on What's On Edinburgh

Events in Glasgow

Love Letter to Glasgow

Love Letter to Glasgow

17th May 2020 - 24th December 2020

Local artist Lee Robertson has been working on 'Love Letter to Glasgow' an exhibition which was due to be held in Sogo Arts on the Saltmarket, he's now taken his exhibition online!

Find out about Love Letter to Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Solo Photography Exhibition, David Gilliver: It’s a Small World

Solo Photography Exhibition, David Gilliver: It’s a Small World

1st September 2020 - 31st December 2020

The Scotia Gallery welcomes you to a solo photography exhibition featuring an impressive series of macro photography created by Scottish Artist and photographer David Gilliver!

Gregor Smith RSW : Four Points - A Geographical Journey

Gregor Smith RSW : Four Points - A Geographical Journey

3rd October 2020 - 24th October 2020

Four Points: A Geographical Journey is a new exhibition by Gregor Smith RSW at Compass Gallery which takes inspiration from his travels across Europe and Scotland.

BRICKLIVE at Inveraray Castle

BRICKLIVE at Inveraray Castle

8th October 2020 - 26th October 2020

Inveraray Castle, located in Argyll, will host a colourful exhibition of brick models this October half-term!

Find out about BRICKLIVE at Inveraray Castle on What's On Glasgow
International Landscape Photography Exhibition

International Landscape Photography Exhibition

16th October 2020 - 24th October 2020

The Glasgow Gallery of Photography will host an International Landscape Photography Exhibition between the 16th and 24th October!

Find out about International Landscape Photography Exhibition on What's On Glasgow
Skills Scotland Glasgow - CANCELLED

Skills Scotland Glasgow - CANCELLED

20th October 2020 - 21st October 2020

Get inspired at Skills Scotland Glasgow at the SEC Glasgow in November, the skills and careers event for 14-19 year olds!

Find out about Skills Scotland Glasgow - CANCELLED on What's On Glasgow
The Creative Craft Show / Crafts for Christmas - CANCELLED

The Creative Craft Show / Crafts for Christmas - CANCELLED

22nd October 2020 - 25th October 2020

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!

Window Works by Sean Ellcombe

Window Works by Sean Ellcombe

23rd October 2020 - 6th November 2020

The Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts (RGI) Kelly Gallery are pleased to announce the first exhibition since lockdown will be Window Works by Sean Ellcombe!

Find out about Window Works by Sean Ellcombe on What's On Glasgow
Morwenna Kearsley: Leave the Dishes, Poke the Jelly

Morwenna Kearsley: Leave the Dishes, Poke the Jelly

27th October 2020 - 15th November 2020

Leave the Dishes, Poke the Jelly is an exhibition of new photographs and writing inspired by the life and legacy of the artist Lee Miller, focusing on her final creative output as a gourmet cook.

Find out about Morwenna Kearsley: Leave the Dishes, Poke the Jelly on What's On Glasgow
Into the Night: International Photography Exhibition

Into the Night: International Photography Exhibition

29th October 2020 - 31st October 2020

The Glasgow Gallery of Photography will host 'Into the Night', displaying night photography from a wide range of international photographers, between the 29th and 31st October!

Find out about Into the Night: International Photography Exhibition on What's On Glasgow
Portraiture: International Photography Exhibition

Portraiture: International Photography Exhibition

5th November 2020 - 14th November 2020

The Glasgow Gallery of Photography will be hosting an international group exhibition of contemporary portraiture between the 5th and 14th November.

Find out about Portraiture: International Photography Exhibition on What's On Glasgow
RE-ND-ER-ED’s ONE IN-ONE OUT

RE-ND-ER-ED’s ONE IN-ONE OUT

20th November 2020 - 22nd November 2020

RE-ND-ER-ED are back with ONE IN-ONE OUT a series of unique digital installations are formed by a new collection of immersive experiences, combining experimental audio + visual works.

Find out about RE-ND-ER-ED’s ONE IN-ONE OUT on What's On Glasgow
WINTER’S COMING - Affordable Art Show

WINTER’S COMING - Affordable Art Show

27th November 2020 - 29th November 2020

New Glasgow Society East will host an Affordable Art Show between the 27th and 29th November featuring paintings, prints, ceramics and more from 10 local artists!

Find out about WINTER’S COMING - Affordable Art Show on What's On Glasgow
The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show

The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show

22nd May 2021 - 23rd May 2021

A visit to The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show at the SEC Glasgow is a must if you're planning a home upgrade!

Find out about The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show on What's On Glasgow
Ideal Home Show Scotland

Ideal Home Show Scotland

28th May 2021 - 31st May 2021

Ideal Home Show Scotland makes a welcome return to the SEC Glasgow with a wonderland of inspiration for your home from the 28th - 31st May 2021!

Find out about Ideal Home Show Scotland on What's On Glasgow
Resonate

Resonate

17th July 2021 - 18th July 2021

Whether you're a Minecraft fan, a YouTube enthusiast or a casual gamer, join thousands of others for Resonate – The Ultimate Gaming Experience!

Find out about Resonate on What's On Glasgow
Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire

Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire

28th August 2021 - 5th September 2021

The 2021 Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire, marking the 1263 Battle of Largs, will be held between the 28th August and 5th September!

Find out about Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire on What's On Glasgow
The Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show

The Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show

3rd February 2022 - 6th February 2022

The Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show returns to the Scottish Event Campus for 2022 between the 3rd and 6th of February!

Find out about The Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

Tenement Through Time

Tenement Through Time

27th March 2020 - 31st December 2020

Tenement Through Time is a new, innovative and interactive exhibition which explores tenement life in New Lanark between 1881-1971!

Find out about Tenement Through Time on What's On Lanarkshire
Fibre X Five

Fibre X Five

3rd October 2020 - 24th October 2020

An exhibition of work by five friends who share a love of textiles is showing now at the Tolbooth Lanark!

Find out about Fibre X Five on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Harry Papadopoulos ‘The Edit: Volume 2’

Harry Papadopoulos ‘The Edit: Volume 2’

Selected dates between 10th September 2020 - 31st October 2020

As a photographer with Sounds magazine, Harry Papadopoulos worked with many up and coming Scots band that emerged during the early 80s, some of his photography is now on display at Beacon Arts Centre!

Find out about Harry Papadopoulos ‘The Edit: Volume 2’ on What's On Renfrewshire
Galoshans Festival

Galoshans Festival

5th October 2020 - 31st October 2020

For Scotland's Year of Coasts and Waters, Galoshans Festival programme explores the deepest darkest depths of the sea & spine-tingling tales of Inverclyde's bewitching waters!

Find out about Galoshans Festival on What's On Renfrewshire
Black History Month Renfrewshire: ‘Museum of Me’ Online Exhibition

Black History Month Renfrewshire: ‘Museum of Me’ Online Exhibition

15th October 2020 - 31st October 2020

Museum of Me is an exciting online exhibition brought to you by PACHEDU The School of African Culture and Paisley Museum Creative Learning Team.

The Wedding Exhibition at Braehead Arena

The Wedding Exhibition at Braehead Arena

15th May 2021 - 16th May 2021

Save the date for The Wedding Exhibition hosted by Wedding Services Scotland on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th of May at intu Braehead Arena!

Find out about The Wedding Exhibition at Braehead Arena on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Off the Grid - a Creative Maths Exhibition

Off the Grid - a Creative Maths Exhibition

24th September 2020 - 25th October 2020

Creative Stirling, in collaboration with shape master George Connell from Shape with a Difference, announce Off the Grid - a creative maths exhibition as part of Maths Week Scotland.

Find out about Off the Grid - a Creative Maths Exhibition on What's On Stirling
Flights of Fancy by Stirling and Districts Embroiderer’s Guild

Flights of Fancy by Stirling and Districts Embroiderer’s Guild

8th October 2020 - 15th November 2020

The Stirling Smith is delighted to welcome back the Stirling and Districts Embroiderer’s Guild for their latest exhibition ‘Flights of Fancy’.

Oscillations

Oscillations

13th October 2020 - 31st October 2020

This immersive installation explores the way distant or invisible phenomena can have a tangible effect on our day-to-day lives.

Find out about Oscillations on What's On Stirling
AIRS Exhibition

AIRS Exhibition

12th April 2021 - 25th April 2021

Scottish contemporary landscape artist Beth Robertson Fiddes, has created a stunning exhibition of paintings, which shares inspiration with Mhairi Hall’s AIRS.

Find out about AIRS Exhibition on What's On Stirling

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