The Textiles
26 January-18 May. Entry from £12. Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary St, Edinburgh, EH1 1LT. 

Andy Warhol’s rediscovered textiles are on display in Scotland for the first time ever. The iconic artist created and sold his textiles anonymously, leaving them in obscurity until their recent discovery by collectors and curators Richard Chamberlain and Geoff Rayner. Discover more than 60 textile works, featuring fabric lengths, garments, prints, film and photography.

This world-renowned exhibition is on loan from the Natural History Museum in London. Visitors can explore exceptional images which capture fascinating animal behaviour, spectacular species and the breathtaking diversity of the natural world. The most prestigious exhibition of its kind, it provides a global platform that showcases some of the best photography talent from around the world.

The Herald: Wildlife Photographer of the YearWildlife Photographer of the Year (Image: NMS)
26 January-4 February. Entry free. Sett Studios, 127 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 8NP. 

Head to Sett Studios for an immersive exhibition of uncomfortable and whimsical sculptural works by resident artists Ot Pascoe and Joel Davidson. Their art explores slug species, their bodies and environments which gives way to a broader exploration of how we find physical comfort and joy in the unusual and uncanny.

20 January-26 February. Entry free. The Briggait, 141 Briggait, Glasgow, G1 5HZ. 

Despoina Isaia and Salli Yule-Tsingas are both established artists with over 15 years of individual artistic exploration and their joint works explore a world of child-like objects and structures. Spanning two gallery spaces, their latest exhibition presents an immersive experience featuring sculpture, collage, painting and print. 

Glasgow artist Rothnie’s latest exhibition focuses on portraiture. Rothnie has painted and sketched faces she was surrounded by growing up. She’s inspired by street art and the work of artists such as Jean Michael Basquiat, the colours and textures of Post-Impressionist Henri Matisse as well as traditional patterns found in traditional indigenous textiles and art from Africa, Australia and Asia.

Art in Healthcare: Stories of the Collection
20 January-18 February. Entry free. Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR. 

Art in Healthcare has established a vast collection of artworks that have been placed in healthcare settings across Scotland. The collection includes work from artists at various points of their career and aims not just to tell the story of the artwork, but also its impact on people who have experienced the work.

Connecting Histories 
20 January-14 April. Entry free. John Hope Gateway Gallery, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, EH3 5NZ. 

This show presents botanical illustrations of familiar and less familiar plants that have been depicted with both scientific accuracy and spectacular artistry. Discover a remarkable collection of Indian botanical drawings that represent an often overlooked moment in the history of Indian art.

20 January-11 February. Entry free. The Academicians’ Gallery, Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound, Edinburgh, EH2 2EL. 

This exhibition includes historic, as well as more recent, prints from Royal Scottish Academicians. Discover limited edition prints by artists including Elizabeth Blackadder, John Mackechnie and many others.

The Dundee Tapestry
20 January-28 April. Entry free. V&A Dundee, 1 Riverside Esplanade, DD1 4EZ. 

Discover a handcrafted collection of tapestries that depict Dundee’s past, present and future. Explore the city’s industrial heritage, creative achievements, biodiversity and people. The project has brought together over 140 volunteer stitchers from Dundee and surrounding area to produce a fascinating and captivating image of the city.

The Herald: Harbour StoriesHarbour Stories (Image: Maritime Museum)

Harbour Stories
Permanent display. Entry from £9. Scottish Maritime Museum, Linthouse Building, Harbour Road, Irvine, KA12 8BT.
Discover a collection of personal stories that reflect on life lived around the shipyards and marine industries of Irvine and the Garnock Valley during the last century. The 15 short stories were captured as part of the Working Voices project involving locals from Irvine, Ardeer, Saltcoats, Stevenston, Ardrossan and surrounding area.

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