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Object as Muse, which presents six different artists' responses to the Asentamiento Dress by textile artist Julie Cook, is on at Kirkcaldy Museum & Art Gallery from 9 May to 21 June 2009.
The seventh Spring Fling open studios event takes place in Dumfries & Galloway from 23 to 25 May 2009.
Artists and galleries in the north of Scotland open their doors for Highland Open Studios 2009 from 30 May to 7 June 2009.
Dazzle Glasgow, open at the Merchant Square from 19 April to 3 May 2009, has work for sale by contemporary jewellers across the UK, including many from Scotland.
The fourth Open Studios North Fife events takes place this weekend during 2,3 and 4 May 2009.
An exhibition of work by fifteen senior British makers, Age of Experience, supported by three displays in Dovecot: Art and Making, and a series of maker/artist talks, is on at the Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh from 4 April to 20 June 2009.
Two exhibitions, Crowning Glory: Architecture for the Head and Mary Burkett: Twenty Five Years of Adventure in Felt, celebrate felt at the Collins Gallery in Glasgow until 28 March 2009.
Scottish silversmith Grant McCaig is amongst the silversmiths featured in the Goldsmiths' Company's spring exhibition Silver with a pinch of Salt, open in London from 30 March to 25 April 2009.
Our Objects, an exhibition of international ceramics linked by a regard and defiance for tradition, can be seen at Glasgow School of Art from 7 March to 10 April 2009.
Awaken, an exhibition at Glasgow School of Art, open until 28 February 2009, showcases new work by staff inspired by their new archive and collections centre.
An exhibition of work from the Jean Muir collection, Jean Muir: A Fashion Icon, is open until 15 March 2009 at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.
Spirit of Air, Inscriptions, an exhibition of new work by Lizzie Farey at Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries from 7 March to 18 April 2009, explores air drawing in willow.
The Scottish Gallery in Edinburgh presents an exhibition of new tapestry by Jo Barker open from 7 to 31 January 2009.
The exhibition 'Re-creation: artists and the animal kingdom', presented by Fife Contemporary Art & Craft, opens at St Andrews Museum from 17 January to 8 March 2009.
An exhibition of fabrics from the Henry Moore Foundation, Henry Moore Textiles, is open at the Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh until 31 January 2009.
Gray's School of Art in Aberdeen is one of six partners undertaking the most comprehensive international survey on education and training related to design and the creative industries.
The theme of Homecoming in the form of an advent calendar is explored in Precious Cargo, an exhibition at Inverness Museum and Gallery from 1 December 2008 to 3 January 2009.
An exhibition of work by artists inspired by North Lands Creative Glass, Northern Lights, is being held to raise funds for the centre, in association with Browns Gallery in Tain from 21 November 2008 to early January 2009.
An exhibition of new ceramics by Catherine Bell and Lisa Clark is on at the Town House in Hamilton from 2 to 19 December 2008
An exhibition of contemporary metalwork, 9 Create, is on at the Scottish Gallery in Edinburgh from 3 to 24 December 2008 in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Edinburgh Assay Office.