Exhibitions events in Renfrewshire

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

Events in Renfrewshire

Port Glasgow Bulb Show

Port Glasgow Bulb Show

2nd March 2019
The annual Port Glasgow Bulb Show returns to Port Glasgow Town Hall on Saturday 2nd March 2019 from Midday - 4.30pm! Read more
Vox by ReMode 2019

Vox by ReMode 2019

23rd March 2019
Vox by ReMode is a fashion show with a difference! All the outfits coming down the catwalk have been created, remade and reimagined from discarded fabric and clothing! Read more
Sma’ Shot Day

Sma’ Shot Day

6th July 2019
Celebrate the victory of the weavers with one of the oldest workers' festivals in the UK, Paisley's Sma' Shot Day on Saturday 6th July! Read more
Renfrewshire Doors Open Days

Renfrewshire Doors Open Days

7th September 2019 - 8th September 2019
Various Locations Renfrewshire
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! Read more

Events in East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

In Focus: Scottish Photography

In Focus: Scottish Photography

7th July 2018 - 12th May 2019
This exhibition showcases the City Art Centre’s photographic collections, charting the development of fine art photography in Scotland from the 19th century to present day.
Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers

Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers

26th October 2018 - 21st April 2019
Get an insight into the lives of children in the 18th and 19th centuries through this unique collection of Scottish samplers on loan from American collector Leslie B. Durst.
Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

10th November 2018 - 12th May 2019
Storyworlds is a magical group of sculptures showing tiny enchanted storyworlds under glass domes completed by senior students of art. The exhibition is on at The Writers' Museum from 10th November.
Brick Wonders

Brick Wonders

21st November 2018 - 24th March 2019
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Blackness Castle featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore!
Charles II: Art and Power Exhibition

Charles II: Art and Power Exhibition

23rd November 2018 - 2nd June 2019
Old master paintings and spectacular silver furniture show the rich material world of Charles II's court and the role of the arts in the re-establishment of the Stuart monarchy.
Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive

Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive

24th November 2018 - 17th March 2019
This exhibition displays a selection of Robert Blomfield's stunning private archive, documenting the dramatic shifts taking place in Edinburgh’s urban landscape during the 1960s.
Robots

Robots

18th January 2019 - 5th May 2019
Featuring more than 100 objects, this major exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland reveals our 500-year quest to make machines human.
Contemporary Botanical Art

Contemporary Botanical Art

25th January 2019 - 27th February 2019
The SOC is delighted tp present an exhibition of contemporary botanical paintings by members of the Scottish Society of Botanical Artists (SSBA), accompanied by ceramics sculpture by Ellen McCann.
Firebrand Women: Generating Change

Firebrand Women: Generating Change

1st February 2019 - 28th February 2019
How did women challenge the politics of their time and change the world? Badges, posters, zines, sashes and postcards illustrate 100 years of activism in this exhibition.
Exhibition: A Child of the 60’s

Exhibition: A Child of the 60’s

20th February 2019 - 16th March 2019
This exhibition is a collaborative piece of work by Lea Taylor and a collection of artists using memories of childhood and the stories they evoke.
A Car for Women and Other Stories: Opening

A Car for Women and Other Stories: Opening

22nd February 2019
You are invited to the Opening of 'A Car for Women and Other Stories' and will include a short film and a performance by singer/songwriters inspired by Dorothée’s Pullinger story.
Fresh Thoughts. Exhibition by Toni Harrower

Fresh Thoughts. Exhibition by Toni Harrower

22nd February 2019 - 15th March 2019
Toni Harrower graduated from Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen in 2016 and is a practicing artist in Scotland. Her 'Fresh Thoughts' exhibition is showing at Upright Gallery from February 22nd.
A Car for Women and Other Stories: Exhibition

A Car for Women and Other Stories: Exhibition

25th February 2019
The exhibition tells the story of Dorothée Pullinger and the other "girl engineers" who sought professional engineering training in Galloway during WW1.
Edinburgh Wedding Fair and Fashion Show

Edinburgh Wedding Fair and Fashion Show

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

Threads

6th March 2019 - 16th March 2019
Threads, an exhibition at Dundas Street Gallery from 6th - 16th March includes a diverse group of artists from across the UK, Europe and South America.
Landmarks

Landmarks

9th March 2019 - 24th March 2019
Landmarks is the inaugural exhibition of photographic work from Transient, a new collective of photographers based in Scotland, showing at Patriothall Gallery in March.
MCN Scottish Motorcycle Show

MCN Scottish Motorcycle Show

9th March 2019 - 10th March 2019
Scotland’s biggest and best motorcycle show returns, with all the latest models, major manufacturers, and breathtaking live action, to the Royal Highland Centre on 9th & 10th March.
RSA New Contemporaries

RSA New Contemporaries

9th March 2019 - 3rd April 2019
Now in its eleventh year, this carefully curated exhibition offers a unique opportunity to see some of Scotland’s finest emerging talent under one roof.
Bonnie Bairn - Pregnancy and Family Fair

Bonnie Bairn - Pregnancy and Family Fair

10th March 2019
Bonnie Bairn is delighted to be bringing our wonderful Pregnancy & Family Fair to Edinburgh on 10th March 2019.
RSA Friends Week - RSA ArtLate

RSA Friends Week - RSA ArtLate

15th March 2019
Enjoy New Contemporaries after dark in the magnificent surroundings of the Royal Scottish Academy galleries in the first ever RSA ArtLate on 15th March.
Exhibition: On Step-Motherhood

Exhibition: On Step-Motherhood

20th March 2019 - 13th April 2019
Through images and testimonies photographer Vaida Nairn explores motherhood in non-traditional nuclear families in this exhibition at the Scottish Storytelling Centre.
Edinburgh Yarn Festival

Edinburgh Yarn Festival

21st March 2019 - 23rd March 2019
The UK's Premier specialist Hand-Knitting Event 'Edinburgh Yarn Festival' returns to Edinburgh Corn Exchange from 21st to 23rd March.
Edinburgh Book Fair

Edinburgh Book Fair

30th March 2019 - 31st March 2019
Scotland's largest and most prestigious antiquarian book fair, the Edinburgh Book Fair, returns on 29th and 30th March.
The 9th Annual Scottish Tattoo Convention

The 9th Annual Scottish Tattoo Convention

30th March 2019 - 31st March 2019
The 9th Annual Scottish Tattoo Convention returns to The Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 30th and 31st March, bigger and better than ever!
Big Big Gin Festival

Big Big Gin Festival

26th April 2019 - 27th April 2019
After a successful 2018, the Big Big Gin Festival is back at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on the 26th & 27th of April 2019. Let your experience be-gin!
Edinbrick 2019 - a LEGO Model Show

Edinbrick 2019 - a LEGO Model Show

18th May 2019
at the Potterrow Dome on 18th May.
Gardening Scotland

Gardening Scotland

31st May 2019 - 2nd June 2019
Enjoy the biggest plant fair in Scotland when Gardening Scotland returns to the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh from 31st May to 2nd June.
The Royal Highland Show

The Royal Highland Show

20th June 2019 - 23rd June 2019
One of Scotland's most iconic events 'The Royal Highland Show' is back at the Royal Highland Centre for it's 179th show from 20th June!
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!
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

Explorations 2018

Explorations 2018

6th October 2018 - 23rd February 2019
Dundee & East of Scotland Embroiderers Guild return to St Andrews with an exhibition of textile art. Anyone who enjoys art in all its forms is welcome!
Celebrating 120 Years - Kirkcaldy Photographic Society

Celebrating 120 Years - Kirkcaldy Photographic Society

17th November 2018 - 17th March 2019
To mark its 120th anniversary, Kirkcaldy Photographic Society presents “Kirkcaldy Then and Now” featuring photographs of Kirkcaldy landmarks over the last 120 years.

Events in Glasgow

Harry Benson: From Glasgow to America

Harry Benson: From Glasgow to America

19th May 2018 - 31st March 2019
Pollok House brings together photographs from photo-journalist Harry Benson's native Glasgow alongside images created during an illustrious career in America in this exhibition.
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.
Women, War and The West End

Women, War and The West End

10th December 2018 - 28th February 2019
Glasgow City Heritage Trust will host the Women, War and The West End exhibition, telling the stories of ordinary women and what they did during the First World War.
Scotland from the Sky

Scotland from the Sky

17th January 2019 - 7th April 2019
Enjoy a bird's eye view of your favourite bits of Scotland when the 'Scotland from the Sky' exhibition arrives at Glasgow Cathedral!
Tattoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed

Tattoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed

19th January 2019 - 3rd March 2019
A comprehensive history of British tattooing, this touring exhibition features over 400 original works, photographs and historic artefacts, catch it at Rozelle House, Ayr until March 3rd!
Dippy On Tour: Glasgow

Dippy On Tour: Glasgow

22nd January 2019 - 6th May 2019
Dippy, the Natural History Museum's iconic Diplodocus cast, is going on a natural history adventure across the UK, and will visit Glasgow between 22nd January - 6th May 2019!
Nelson Mandela: The Centenary Exhibition

Nelson Mandela: The Centenary Exhibition

25th January 2019 - 2nd March 2019
Nelson Mandela: The Centenary Exhibition, at The Lighthouse Glasgow, explores the life and times of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918-2013) and marks the centenary of his birth.
Allusion IV

Allusion IV

26th January 2019 - 23rd February 2019
It is with great pleasure that The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts presents 'Allusion IV', the fourth exhibition by this group of artists.
Margot Sandeman SSA (1922-2009) - The Paintings of Margot Sandeman

Margot Sandeman SSA (1922-2009) - The Paintings of Margot Sandeman

31st January 2019 - 23rd February 2019
This new exhibition in Cyril Gerber Fine Art is a further selection of some of artist Margot Sandeman's idyllic scenes of figures in nature, still life and drawings.
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

1st February 2019 - 6th May 2019
12 of the finest drawings by Leonardo da Vinci, lent by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection, will be on show at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
Solo Exhibition: Style Variation by Artist Ashleigh Bysouth

Solo Exhibition: Style Variation by Artist Ashleigh Bysouth

1st February 2019 - 28th February 2019
Style Variation by Artist Ashleigh Bysouth is an exhibition showing a selection of colourful floral paintings on canvas and stunning seascapes!
Transient Moments: A Second Look

Transient Moments: A Second Look

4th February 2019 - 3rd March 2019
Scottish landscape, travel and environmental photographer, John McKenna brings Transient Moments: A Second Look, a collaborative reinterpretation of the original exhibition, to The 13th Note!
Katherine MacBride: Having Been Breathed Out / Patriarchy Over and Out

Katherine MacBride: Having Been Breathed Out / Patriarchy Over and Out

9th February 2019 - 24th March 2019
Katherine MacBride’s work explores different forms of hospitality, thinking about how listening and attentiveness can happen in conflicted spaces and times.
Images of Glencoe and Rannoch

Images of Glencoe and Rannoch

13th February 2019 - 18th March 2019
Scottish landscape, travel and environmental photographer, John McKenna is hosting an exhibition of colour and black and white images from Glencoe and Rannoch at The Variety Bar
Model Rail Scotland

Model Rail Scotland

22nd February 2019 - 24th February 2019
Model Rail Scotland is the biggest model railway show held in Scotland and is a must for every railway enthusiast!
My Mother Is An Artist - Variety Night

My Mother Is An Artist - Variety Night

23rd February 2019
'My Mother Is An Artist' is a family friendly art exhibition celebrating the unique lives and many talents of artists who are also mothers. They are hosting a spcial variety night on February 23rd!
Strathbungo Window Wanderland

Strathbungo Window Wanderland

23rd February 2019
Strathbungo Window Wanderland on Saturday 23rd February will transform Strathbungo into an outdoor gallery for all to enjoy!
Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

23rd February 2019
West Coast artist Pamela Randal holds a monthly exhibition showcasing her work at her studio in Helensburgh!
My Mother Is An Artist - an exhibition

My Mother Is An Artist - an exhibition

24th February 2019 - 24th March 2019
'My Mother Is An Artist' is a family friendly art exhibition celebrating the unique lives and many talents of artists who are also mothers!
Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

24th February 2019
West Coast artist Pamela Randal holds a monthly exhibition showcasing her work at her studio in Helensburgh!
Intermedia: Lotte Gertz - Migrating Eye

Intermedia: Lotte Gertz - Migrating Eye

28th February 2019 - 9th March 2019
For her forthcoming solo show at Intermedia, Lotte Gertz will be presenting a new series of work exploring themes of the everyday, typography and personal histories.
The 50+ Show

The 50+ Show

1st March 2019 - 2nd March 2019
The 50+ Show, Scotland's biggest exhibition for the active over-50s returns to the Scottish Event Campus on March 1st & 2nd
Allergy and Free From Show Scotland

Allergy and Free From Show Scotland

2nd March 2019 - 3rd March 2019
The Allergy & Free From Show Scotland at the Scottish Event Campus is Europe’s greatest ‘free from’ family day out!
Maryhill Park Window Wanderland

Maryhill Park Window Wanderland

2nd March 2019
After the success of last year's event, Friends of Maryhill Park in Glasgow will be holding their second Window Wanderland on Saturday 2nd March!
Scottish Cycling, Running & Outdoor Pursuits Show

Scottish Cycling, Running & Outdoor Pursuits Show

2nd March 2019 - 3rd March 2019
The SEC Glasgow plays home to the annual Scottish Cycling, Running & Outdoor Pursuits Show on March 2nd & 3rd 2019!
If Angels Cast Shadows... New Paintings

If Angels Cast Shadows... New Paintings

7th March 2019 - 30th March 2019
Compass Gallery are proud to present 'If Angels Cast Shadows...' an exhibition of new paintings by Stuart Duffin RE RSA SSA.
The Creative Craft Show featuring The Scottish Quilting Show

The Creative Craft Show featuring The Scottish Quilting Show

7th March 2019 - 10th March 2019
The Creative Craft Show returns to the SEC Glasgow between the 7th & 10th of March 2019 and includes The Scottish Quilting Show!
3Ls Art Club Exhibition and Sale

3Ls Art Club Exhibition and Sale

9th March 2019 - 17th March 2019
Students from Strathclyde University Centre for Lifelong Learning's art courses are exhibiting and selling their work at St Mary's Cathedral between 9th and 17th March!
ScotHot

ScotHot

13th March 2019
ScotHot, Scotland's premier showcase for food, drink, hospitality and tourism, is returning to the Scottish Event Campus on the 13th - 14th March!
Pathfinder Armed Forces & Veterans Resettlement Expo

Pathfinder Armed Forces & Veterans Resettlement Expo

14th March 2019
Pathfinder International Magazine is delighted to announce the next Armed Forces & Veterans Resettlement Expo to be held at Hampden Park, Glasgow on Thursday 14th March 2019.
Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

23rd March 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 March 2019
West Coast artist Pamela Randal holds a monthly exhibition showcasing her work at her studio in Helensburgh!
Callum Rice: Solo Exhibition

Callum Rice: Solo Exhibition

26th April 2019 - 23rd June 2019
Studio Pavilion at House for an Art Lover is pleased to present the first solo exhibition by Glasgow based artist and filmmaker Callum Rice!
Holistic Ways Festival

Holistic Ways Festival

4th May 2019 - 5th May 2019
The Holistic Ways Festival, Scotland's most unique health and well-being event, is returning to the Glasgow Trades Hall on the weekend of the 4th & 5th May!
Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition

25th May 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 May 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 May 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

29th June 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

30th June 2019
West Coast artist Pamela Randal holds a monthly exhibition showcasing her work at her studio in Helensburgh!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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

Wee Winter Tales Exhibition

Wee Winter Tales Exhibition

17th November 2018 - 9th March 2019
Come and visit our winter exhibition and enjoy some stories, short films dressing up and play area all suitable for younger children!
COMPOSITE

COMPOSITE

9th February 2019 - 23rd February 2019
COMPOSITE is an exhibition of photography featuring the work of the Lanark Grammar Higher Photography pupils of 2018.
The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry Exhibition

The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry Exhibition

2nd March 2019 - 28th April 2019
Don't miss your chance to see The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry when it goes on display in the Exhibition Gallery at New Lanark World Heritage Site on its way home from a world-wide tour!
The Art of Christian Small

The Art of Christian Small

19th April 2019 - 26th May 2019
Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum is proud to present an exhibition of artwork by the late Christian Small of West Linton between 19th April to 26th May 2019!
Lanark FlowerFest

Lanark FlowerFest

10th May 2019 - 12th May 2019
Celebrate the horticultural revival of the Garden Valley and the Royal Burgh of Lanark at Lanark FlowerFest 2019 being held between the 10th and 12th May at Castlebank Park!

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Exhibition: The Scots Who Built the White House

Exhibition: The Scots Who Built the White House

22nd October 2018 - 12th April 2019
In 1794, seven Scottish stonemasons left Edinburgh New Town for Washington DC to help build the official residence of the President of the United States. Explore their story in our new exhibition.
In the Footsteps of John Muir

In the Footsteps of John Muir

2nd February 2019 - 28th April 2019
This photography exhibition in Stirling Castle traces John Muir's travels from his childhood in Dunbar to the American National Parks he helped to establish.

Events in Other Areas

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