Exhibitions events in East Renfrewshire

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

Events in East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

In the Footsteps of John Muir

In the Footsteps of John Muir

2nd May 2019 - 6th August 2019
This photography exhibition in Blackness Castle traces John Muir's travels from his childhood in Dunbar to the American National Parks he helped to establish.
Victoria Crowe: 50 Years of Painting

Victoria Crowe: 50 Years of Painting

18th May 2019 - 13th October 2019
The City Art Centre is proud to present the first major survey devoted to the work of one of the UK’s most distinguished artists, Victoria Crowe.
Moonstruck: 500 years of mental health

Moonstruck: 500 years of mental health

14th June 2019 - 23rd December 2019
This exhibition encourages us to examine our own ideas around mental health and aims to show how, even now, many older stereotypes and ideas about these conditions remain unchanged.
Microsculpture: The Insect Portraits of Levon Biss

Microsculpture: The Insect Portraits of Levon Biss

29th June 2019 - 22nd September 2019
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is hosting ‘Microsculpture’ an exhibition of giant insect portraits exposed in microscopic detail by British photographer Levon Biss.
Exhibition: Past Forward – Stories of Urban Scotland

Exhibition: Past Forward – Stories of Urban Scotland

5th July 2019 - 27th July 2019
Abbeys, alleys and augmented reality; Scotland’s Urban Past comes to life in this free digital exhibition from Historic Environment Scotland at the Scottish Storytelling Centre.
Art Exhibition: KYST

Art Exhibition: KYST

6th July 2019 - 26th August 2019
This exhibition is a record of the passage of time and its effect on nature and people, the result of a project undertaken by artist Ben Woodhams in 2018.
BRICKLIVE Ocean

BRICKLIVE Ocean

6th July 2019 - 8th September 2019
A world exclusive display is coming to Edinburgh Zoo this summer, with over 30 life-sized sculptures made from over one million LEGO® bricks, in the first-ever showing of BRICKLIVE Ocean!
Cryptic: Below the Blanket

Cryptic: Below the Blanket

24th July 2019 - 25th August 2019
Marking twenty-five years of ‘ravishing the senses’, Cryptic presents Below the Blanket, a series of new artworks installed throughout the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh this Summer.
Grayson Perry: Julie Cope’s Grand Tour

Grayson Perry: Julie Cope’s Grand Tour

25th July 2019 - 2nd November 2019
Julie Cope’s Grand Tour comes to Dovecot Edinburgh bringing the complete set of tapestries designed by Grayson Perry for A House for Essex.
Grayson Perry Director Tour

Grayson Perry Director Tour

27th July 2019
Dovecot presents the work of the ever-popular artist, celebrated Turner Prize winner, and self-styled ‘unapologetic fetishist’, Grayson Perry on Saturday 27th July.
International Championship Cat Show

International Championship Cat Show

27th July 2019 - 28th July 2019
The International Championship Cat Show comes to Broxburn! In competition will be the cream of the feline world, with many different breeds competing for the prestigious Best in Show.
David Mach: Paper Trail

David Mach: Paper Trail

1st August 2019 - 31st August 2019
The Scottish Arts Club is delighted to be hosting an exhibition of the work of David Mach, one of Scotland's most widely acclaimed artists, during the Festival this year.
Captivating Rhythms

Captivating Rhythms

2nd August 2019 - 8th September 2019
This solo exhibition by Laura Gill, curated for Art and Vintage Edinburgh, contains paintings and prints of Music, Dance and Theatre, capturing the essence of the Edinburgh Festival.
Craft Scotland Summer Show 2019

Craft Scotland Summer Show 2019

2nd August 2019 - 25th August 2019
Discover statement handmade objects for you, and your home, from 41 Scotland-based makers in one unique location at the Craft Scotland Summer Show held in White Stuff Edinburgh!
Dead Equal

Dead Equal

2nd August 2019 - 25th August 2019
The unsung stories of women medics in combat through time are given voice in a new opera directed by Miranda Cromwell. Part of Army@TheFringe.
Unicorns, Almost

Unicorns, Almost

2nd August 2019 - 25th August 2019
Unicorns, Almost is a one-man play by Owen Sheers, directed by John Retallack, about the life and work of WWII poet Keith Douglas as part of Army@TheFringe.
Places of Comfort: Exhibition of Wood Sculptures by Teresa Hunyadi

Places of Comfort: Exhibition of Wood Sculptures by Teresa Hunyadi

3rd August 2019 - 18th August 2019
Teresa Hunyadi’s intriguing wood sculptures are on display at Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh, from 3-18 August; an exhibition conceived to be experienced by touch.
Truckfest Scotland

Truckfest Scotland

3rd August 2019 - 4th August 2019
Scotland’s biggest and best truck show returns to Edinburgh’s Royal Highland Centre on the 3rd & 4th August. A great day out for the family!
Towns of light

Towns of light

4th August 2019
Artist Kate Mattews is holding a one off art exhibition, inspired by new and old buildings, in the Robertson Room of the Edinburgh Academy on 4th August.
Chinese Arts & Culture Festival 2019

Chinese Arts & Culture Festival 2019

9th August 2019 - 11th August 2019
Organised by Scotland-China Chamber of Commerce, the 2019 Chinese Arts and Culture Festival will be held in EICC from 9th to 11th August as part of the Fringe Festival.
Victoria Crowe: Descriptive tour for visually impaired visitors

Victoria Crowe: Descriptive tour for visually impaired visitors

10th August 2019
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour of ‘Victoria Crowe - 50 Years of Painting’, specifically designed for visually impaired visitors!
Precipitous City by bound : unbound

Precipitous City by bound : unbound

16th August 2019 - 6th September 2019
Precipitous City encapsulates how Robert Louis Stevenson and the members of bound : unbound view the city of Edinburgh.
Moonstruck Exhibition Late

Moonstruck Exhibition Late

17th August 2019
Come along to this one-off late opening of the College's mental health exhibition, with workshops, therapy dogs, tours and additional exhibits on Saturday 17 August!
From Shanghai with Love

From Shanghai with Love

23rd August 2019 - 24th August 2019
The popular From Shanghai with Love Fashion Show and Exhibition returns for a third year bringing cutting-edge modern and futuristic fashion technology to the stunning Playfair Library!
Wallpaper, Paint, String Theory and Bombglass

Wallpaper, Paint, String Theory and Bombglass

24th August 2019 - 29th August 2019
This art exhibiton of four contemporary artists collectively brings an experienced and reflective eye to the fringe with a feast of colour, verve, gentle humour and imagination.
Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition

Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition

14th September 2019 - 15th September 2019
Looking for some inspiration to make the ‘Big Day’ that bit more special? If so, come along to Edinburgh’s Largest Wedding Exhibition at Murrayfield Stadium on 14th & 15th September!
Big Big Gin Festival

Big Big Gin Festival

12th October 2019 - 13th October 2019
After a successful gin event in April 2019, the Big Big Gin Festival is back at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 12th and 13th of October 2019. Let your experience be-gin!
Comic Con Scotland

Comic Con Scotland

12th October 2019 - 13th October 2019
Monopoly Events brings Comic Con Scotland back to Edinburgh for a second year and this time it comes to the Royal Highland Centre on 12th and 13th October!
Through the Seasons: Fashion Show at the City Art Centre

Through the Seasons: Fashion Show at the City Art Centre

12th October 2019
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 Victoria Crowe exhibition!
The Scottish Listed Property Show

The Scottish Listed Property Show

26th October 2019
The Scottish Listed Property Show, organised by The Listed Property Owners’ Club, is back at the Assembly Rooms for the 2nd year on Saturday 26th October 2019.
Startup Summit

Startup Summit

30th October 2019
Startup Summit returns to the Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh on October 30th and provides a true immersion into the world of business and beyond.
Edinburgh Wedding Fair and Fashion Show

Edinburgh Wedding Fair and Fashion Show

2nd November 2019 - 3rd November 2019
The biggest wedding fair on the east coast of Scotland will once again return to the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 2nd and 3rd November!
Tyrannosaurs

Tyrannosaurs

24th January 2020 - 4th May 2020
The most comprehensive exhibition ever mounted on tyrannosaurs is coming to the National Museum of Scotland, bringing the latest palaeontological discoveries to life.

Events in Fife

Tall Tales and Fabulous Fables

Tall Tales and Fabulous Fables

25th May 2019 - 1st September 2019
Come and join us at Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries for some family-friendly fun with our colourful, interactive summer exhibition!
Island Jewels of the Forth

Island Jewels of the Forth

26th June 2019 - 31st August 2019
This exhibition shines a spotlight on the now mainly deserted islands of the Outer Firth of Forth from the Bass Rock at the mouth of the Forth westwards to the iconic Forth Bridges.
Explore! Travellers and Trailblazers

Explore! Travellers and Trailblazers

6th July 2019 - 10th November 2019
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!

Events in Glasgow

Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

16th August 2018 - 30th June 2020
The People’s Palace is hosting a community display which gathers together never seen before objects from Benny Lynch’s life and career.
Domestic Bliss

Domestic Bliss

8th March 2019 - 31st December 2020
Domestic Bliss is a new exhibition that brings together works from Glasgow Museums' collection to reflect on GoMA's building history as a former house, Royal Exchange and civic space!
Exhibition of Alexander Millar Paintings

Exhibition of Alexander Millar Paintings

17th May 2019 - 31st December 2019
An exhibition of Alexander Millar will be on display in Princes Square showcasing a collection of originals, drawings and limited-edition prints!
Cornelia Parker: One Day This Glass Will Break

Cornelia Parker: One Day This Glass Will Break

18th May 2019 - 15th September 2019
Pollok House is delighted to present an exhibition of prints by one of Britain's leading contemporary artists, Cornelia Parker, in partnership with Hayward Touring and the Southbank Centre, London.
BRICK BUILT Tour

BRICK BUILT Tour

22nd June 2019 - 15th September 2019
Explore Land, Sea & Air in LEGO® Bricks this Summer with Warren Elsmore's BRICK BUILT tour at St. Enoch Centre!
Sogol Mabadi and Birthe Jorgensen: Home Where Home Is Not

Sogol Mabadi and Birthe Jorgensen: Home Where Home Is Not

27th June 2019 - 3rd August 2019
Home Where Home Is Not is an ambitious exhibition by Glasgow-based artists Sogol Mabadi and Birthe Jorgensen reimagining fixed notions of home, and what it means to be of more than one place.
ScotlandArt Presents No-So-Still Life

ScotlandArt Presents No-So-Still Life

28th June 2019 - 31st July 2019
Come and join the ScotlandArt Gallery from June 28th for their exhibition showcasing the best Scottish Still Life Glasgow has to offer!
Linda McCartney Retrospective

Linda McCartney Retrospective

5th July 2019 - 12th January 2020
A major retrospective of photography by Linda McCartney will be shown in the UK for the first time at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow from 5th July 2019 to 12th January 2020!
Tessa Lynch & Rachel Adams: A Collaborative Exhibition

Tessa Lynch & Rachel Adams: A Collaborative Exhibition

13th July 2019 - 8th September 2019
Studio Pavilion at House for an Art Lover is pleased to present a new collaborative project by Glasgow based artists Rachel Adams and Tessa Lynch in the gallery throughout the Summer of 2019!
Portraits of People

Portraits of People

19th July 2019 - 10th August 2019
Project Ability presents 'Portraits of People' an art exhibition of mixed portraits and peoplescapes by three very distinct artists!
End of the Line: Photographs of Glasgow’s Industrial Past

End of the Line: Photographs of Glasgow’s Industrial Past

25th July 2019
The 'End of the Line: Photographs of Glasgow's Industrial Past' exhibition documents Glasgow's industrial heritage before many of the buildings were lost to redevelopment.
Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

27th July 2019
West Coast artist Pamela Randal holds a monthly exhibition showcasing her work at her studio in Helensburgh!
Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

28th July 2019
West Coast artist Pamela Randal holds a monthly exhibition showcasing her work at her studio in Helensburgh!
Govanhill International Festival and Carnival

Govanhill International Festival and Carnival

1st August 2019 - 11th August 2019
Govanhill International Festival and Carnival is a cultural celebration of our unique community, including a Carnival Parade on Saturday 3rd August and a whole host of other events!
Art on the Shore

Art on the Shore

3rd August 2019 - 4th August 2019
Art on the Shore is a brand new interactive loch side Art Festival running on the 3rd and 4th August 2019 at Loch Lomond Shores!
Bishopton Art Group Late Summer Exhibition

Bishopton Art Group Late Summer Exhibition

3rd August 2019 - 31st August 2019
Between Saturday 3rd and Saturday 31st August members of Bishopton Art Group will be exhibiting a selection of their paintings in the Tearoom at Glasgow Botanic Gardens!
The Road to the Isles

The Road to the Isles

5th August 2019 - 1st September 2019
Scottish landscape, travel and fine art photographer John McKenna presents 'The Road to the Isles' exhibition at The 13th Note!
The Wee Art Studio Kids Art Exhibition

The Wee Art Studio Kids Art Exhibition

11th August 2019
The Wee Art Studio on Clarkston Road is opening its doors on Sunday 11th August to exhibit works from kids and teens who have attended the past year of classes!
A Donder Around Scotland Exhibition

A Donder Around Scotland Exhibition

23rd August 2019 - 23rd September 2019
ScotlandArt Gallery presents 'A Donder Around Scotland' Exhibition celebrating Scottish landscapes from artists including Elaine Cunningham, Martin Gash, David Deamer and Andrew Tough!
Graven Images

Graven Images

23rd August 2019 - 25th August 2019
Graven Images is an exhibition of sculpture and painting by eight Glasgow based artists at New Glasgow Society.
Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

24th August 2019
West Coast artist Pamela Randal holds a monthly exhibition showcasing her work at her studio in Helensburgh!
Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

25th August 2019
West Coast artist Pamela Randal holds a monthly exhibition showcasing her work at her studio in Helensburgh!
Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

26th August 2019
West Coast artist Pamela Randal holds a monthly exhibition showcasing her work at her studio in Helensburgh!
Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust Open Sundays

Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust Open Sundays

1st September 2019
The Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust opens its Bridgeton Bus Garage to the public on selected Sundays throughout the year!
Glesga Bricks LEGO Show

Glesga Bricks LEGO Show

14th September 2019
Glesga Bricks is back for 2019! Featuring Scotland's top builders latest and greatest creations, interactive trains and mountains of LEGO to let creativity flow!
Insp-Hire

Insp-Hire

14th September 2019
What do you want to be when you grow up? Insp-Hire is a new event for those aged 4 to 14, and their parents or guardians to learn about industry 4.0 and how this will impact their future!
Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

21st September 2019
West Coast artist Pamela Randal holds a monthly exhibition showcasing her work at her studio in Helensburgh!
Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

22nd September 2019
West Coast artist Pamela Randal holds a monthly exhibition showcasing her work at her studio in Helensburgh!
Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

26th October 2019
West Coast artist Pamela Randal holds a monthly exhibition showcasing her work at her studio in Helensburgh!
Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

27th October 2019
West Coast artist Pamela Randal holds a monthly exhibition showcasing her work at her studio in Helensburgh!
Solo Art Exhibition - Victoria McQueen - Siubhal Troimhe Alba (Journey through Scotland)

Solo Art Exhibition - Victoria McQueen - Siubhal Troimhe Alba (Journey through Scotland)

9th November 2019 - 7th December 2019
Artist Victoria McQueen is hosting a solo art exhibition, inspired by her travels through Scotland, at Oak Tree Gallery, Helensburgh during November.
Country Living Christmas Fair

Country Living Christmas Fair

21st November 2019 - 24th November 2019
Get in the festive spirit when the Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair returns to the SEC Glasgow between the 21st and 24th November 2019!
Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

23rd November 2019
West Coast artist Pamela Randal holds a monthly exhibition showcasing her work at her studio in Helensburgh!
Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

24th November 2019
West Coast artist Pamela Randal holds a monthly exhibition showcasing her work at her studio in Helensburgh!

Events in Lanarkshire

Pong to Playstation

Pong to Playstation

24th May 2019 - 24th August 2019
Pong to Playstation at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre is an exciting, hands-on interactive exhibition exploring video game evolution, technology and culture featuring over 500 objects!
The Thistle Crests Heraldic Carvings from The Chancery of the Order

The Thistle Crests Heraldic Carvings from The Chancery of the Order

15th June 2019 - 10th August 2019
Come along to Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum to catch a glimpse of rarely seen carvings held at the Court of The Lord Lyon in Edinburgh!
A Game of 2 Halves

A Game of 2 Halves

6th July 2019 - 27th October 2019
As Albion Rovers Football Club celebrate 100 years at Cliftonhill Stadium in Coatbridge, Summerlee Museum presents a unique photographic study of the fans and environment surrounding the team.
Visions for the Mind: Feeling & Meaning in Art

Visions for the Mind: Feeling & Meaning in Art

30th July 2019
Join Low Parks Museum Curator Mike Taylor as he guides you through their new art exhibition, Visions for the Mind!
Visions for the Mind: Inspirations from Art

Visions for the Mind: Inspirations from Art

30th July 2019 - 1st August 2019
7 to 12 year olds can enjoy a mini guided tour of the new art exhibition at Low Parks Museum followed by a creative workshop where they can make their very own masterpiece to take home.
Rhyme & Reason

Rhyme & Reason

14th September 2019 - 9th November 2019
Explore the world of North Lanarkshire's local poets. Investigate what inspired them to put into verse their thoughts and feelings on all aspects of life down through the ages!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Paisley Artists Exhibition

Paisley Artists Exhibition

10th August 2019 - 24th August 2019
Paisley Artists will be holding their annual exhibition & sale at POP, the old post office in Paisley Piazza, between the 10th and 24th August!
Film & Comic Con Glasgow

Film & Comic Con Glasgow

17th August 2019 - 18th August 2019
The Film & Comic Con Glasgow returns to intu Braehead Arena on the weekend of the 17th & 18th of August!
ACCORD Hospice Annual Art Exhibition

ACCORD Hospice Annual Art Exhibition

4th September 2019 - 8th September 2019
The ACCORD Hospice Annual Art Exhibition will be held at ACCORD Hospice, Paisley between the 4th and 8th September!
Renfrewshire Doors Open Days

Renfrewshire Doors Open Days

7th September 2019 - 8th September 2019
Scotland's annual Doors Open Days festival gives you free access to lots of fascinating buildings across Renfrewshire! This year's event will be held on September 7th & 8th!
Classic Car Show

Classic Car Show

20th October 2019
Join us on the shores of Castle Semple on Sunday 20th October to admire a dazzling array of beautiful cars at the annual Classic Car Show!

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

James Watt: Power to the World

James Watt: Power to the World

25th April 2019 - 23rd August 2019
Explore the life, work, and legacy of James Watt and his reinvention of the steam engine in this new exhibition at The Engine Shed!
Meet your Maker

Meet your Maker

7th June 2019 - 25th August 2019
Historic Environment Scotland and Craft Scotland collaborated to provide opportunities for members of the local community to co-design new work and you can see the results in this exhibition!
The Glasgow Society of Women Artists

The Glasgow Society of Women Artists

8th June 2019 - 28th July 2019
The Glasgow Society of Women Artists have been honoured once again to have their bi-annual Summer Exhibition at the Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum.
Epic Art Exhibition 2019

Epic Art Exhibition 2019

29th June 2019 - 19th August 2019
Come along to Macrobert Arts Centre and enjoy a selection of artwork by local children and young people inspired by wildlife and the environment...
Art in the Pews

Art in the Pews

13th July 2019 - 28th July 2019
An art exhibition by local Scottish artists, inspired by our beautiful landscapes, is taking place at St Andrew's Church as part of Callander Summerfest!
The Big Picture Conference

The Big Picture Conference

21st September 2019
The Big Picture Conference explores the potential for rewilding large parts of Scotland, drawing on inspirational stories and experiences from around the world.
Balfron Radicals 1820 Exhibition

Balfron Radicals 1820 Exhibition

28th March 2020 - 25th April 2020
Balfron Heritage Group's exhibition commemorates Balfron's role in the 1820 Scottish Insurrection and will be on at Balfron Library from 28th March.

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East Renfrewshire Festival of Colour
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