Friday 24 May
In the first phase of the Chelsea Harbour Sculpture 96 exhibition, 14 sculptors will exhibit their work based on this year’s themes of mythology and the elements. All work is for sale. Until spring 1997.
Venue: Various, Chelsea Harbour, London SW1.
Details: 0171-351 4433.
Saturday 25 May
Marianne Forrest’s metalworks are on display in the Barbican’s MetalanguageC exhibition. Her watches and timepieces are inspired by water. All work is for sale, starting from 60. Until 30 June.
Venue: Mezzanine Floor,
Barbican Centre, London EC2.
Details: 0171-638 8891.
Saturday 25 May
For those of you in Scotland the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Exhibition opens today as part of the Glasgow Festival of Arts. Featured in the show will be more than 300 exhibits including paintings, architectural drawings, furniture and a reconstruction of Miss Cranston’s tea rooms. Until 30 September.
Venue: McLellan Galleries, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
Details: 0141-248 5030.
Monday 27 May
Perhaps the RSA Student Awards could be of interest? On display will be the winning entries, including a sleeping bag coat, personal digital assistant and a leg exerciser for the elderly. Until 21 June.
Venue: National Postal Museum, King Edward Street, London EC1.
Details: 0171-930 5115.
Tuesday 28 May
Or how about We’ll Go Through It With You, a photography exhibition organised by The Samaritans? Photographers were challenged to catch the essence of the charity’s work rather than focus on the victim through the themes hope, listening, despair and always there. Until 7 June.
Venue: The Association of
Photographers’ Gallery, 9-10 Domingo Street, London EC1.
Details: 0171-608 1445.
Tuesday 28 May 7.30pm BBCTonight is the first in the public property series on contemporary architecture and design. This evening’s programme focuses on Piers Gough, who designed the toilets in London’s Westbourne Grove and is working on a project for a new cafÃ© and toilets in Birmingham’s New Square.
Wednesday 29 May
Catch the exhibition at the High Wycombe chair museum by BA Furniture Design and Craftsmanship students from Buckinghamshire College. More than 25 chairs will be on display.
Until 22 June.
Venue: Wycombe Chair Museum, Castle Hill House, Priory Avenue, High Wycombe HP13 6PX.
Details: 01494 421895.
Thursday 30 May
Scheduled to coincide with the Chelsea Flower Show is an exhibition of Karl Blossfeldt’s black and white plant photography. Blossfeldt’s macrophotography draws parallels between nature and art. Until 21 June.
Venue: Michael Hoppen
Photography, 3 Jubilee Place,
Details: 0171-352 3649.
Wednesday 5 June
Don’t forget the International Design Conference in Aspen on visions of German design.
Venue: Aspen, Colorado, USA.
Details: 00 1 970 925 2257.