Art Exhibitions and Events - October

Visit local art exhibitions and community events in October.

Browse through the list of local events in October or define your search by selecting the town in the search. You will find a variety of local events including art club exhibitions, community projects, exhibitions and art workshops.

Guillaume Klein
02 - 13 October
Following the success of their 2018 exhibition, Simon and Guillaume Klein are returning to the architect-designed interior of One Paved Court with their latest show, Structured Through Movement.
Central London
03 - 06 October
Central London
Roys People Art Fair 1
03 - 06 October
Roy’s People Art Fair is London's only artist led art fair, Bringing 60 incredible emerging and established artists to Candid Arts Trust, London.
05 - 31 October
James Lynch
05 September – 06 October
James is showing a collection of new paintings nearly all of which are inspired by the area surrounding Messums Wiltshire.
Sussex Art Fairs (East)
11 - 13 October 2019
Sussex Art Fair (East) takes place at [Brighton Racecourse] overlooking the Brighton coastline. There will be 120 exhibitors throughout the two main halls: The Grandstand Hall and the Premier Hall with 1000’s of artworks from over 120 artists available for purchase.
Central London
William Blake
11 September - 02 February 2020
Tate Britain presents the largest survey of work by William Blake (1757-1827) in the UK for a generation.
12 - 14 October
Central London
Maquettes by Laurence Edwards
13 September - 04 October
On display at Messums London is a new maquette series fresh from Laurence Edwards’ foundry.
Quentin Blake: Feet in Water
19 October - 5 January 2020
This display is the latest in an ongoing series of artworks that Blake has created for the gallery, all featuring enchanting creations and characters in his distinctive style.
St Ives
Otobong Nkanga
21 September - 5 January 2020
From Where I Stand is the first UK museum show of artist Otobong Nkanga, whose practice spans tapestry, drawing, photography, installation, video and performance.
Bury St Edmunds
21 September - 6 October
23 September - 18 October 2019
Central London
Made London Marylebone
24 - 27 October
Made London: Marylebone is an annual, highest quality contemporary craft and design fair featuring a curated selection of over 100 contemporary designer-makers.
Central London
Mark Leckey: O’ Magic Power of Bleakness
24 September - 05 January
Tate Britain presents O’ Magic Power of Bleakness, an ambitious new exhibition by Mark Leckey, who returns to the gallery for the first time since he won the Turner Prize in 2008.
Southampton City Art Gallery Turns 80
Until 29 November
Gallery 80 is a display of pride and celebration: showcasing the highlights of an already significant collection that was acquired ahead of the Gallery’s opening and, for the first time since 1939.

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