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Gifted, the annual exhibition of gift ideas showcasing 24 Scottish makers opens at the National Museum of Scotland this month and runs from 7 November 2008 to 11 January 2009.
The Roger Billcliffe Gallery in Glasgow is hosting the only UK showing of Taidolla, an exhibition of recent work by over twenty Finnish silversmiths from 1 to 22 November 2008.
Exhibitions featuring new work by ceramicist Craig Mitchell and jeweller Anna Gordon are presented by the Scottish Gallery in Edinburgh from 5 to 29 November 2008.
The first in a series of exhibitions showcasing the creative work by SQA Higher Art and Design candidates has opened at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh.
An exhibition of new ceramics inspired by the streets of New York, Edinburgh and London, by Philomena Pretsell, is on at the McGill Duncan Gallery in Castle Douglas from 18 October to 29 November 2008.
Over 130 designer-makers, including several from Scotland, are taking part in the first Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair in Manchester from 24 to 26 October 2008.
New work by 20 members of the Scottish Furniture Makers Association features in New Scottish Furniture 2008, an exhibition in Edinburgh from 13 to 26 October 2008.
An exhibition of new textiles inspired by the history of weaving and linoleum in Newburgh is on at St Andrews Museum until 2 November 2008.
Out of the Blue, an exhibition of contemporary textiles by edge-textile artists Scotland, is on at the Blue Drill Hall in Edinburgh from 12 to 25 October 2008.
An exhibition of work by ceramicist Lili Márkus alongside other Hungarian craft opens this weekend at the Collins Gallery in Glasgow.