Friday 26 July
Continuing is The Open, an exhibition which looks at new work by east London artists in a variety of venues including The Whitechapel, The Showrooms, Delfina, The Commercial Gallery and London Electronic Arts. On display will be video, installations, painting and sculpture. Most works are for sale. Until 15 September.
Venue: Whitechapel Art Gallery, Whitechapel High Street, London E1, and others.
Details: 0171-522 7880.
Saturday 27 July
How about popping in to see Graeme Harris’ exhibition Natural Impressions at The Ice House in Holland Park? On display is photography of flowers, shells and leaves which focuses on the shapes and textures of the objects. Prints are for sale. Until 4 August.
Venue: The Ice House, Holland Park, Kensington High Street,
Details: Just turn up.
Sunday 28 July
Get your skates on and visit the Ruth Aram Shop sale – which finishes today. Discounts of up to 70 per cent on end-of-line ranges and 40 per cent off display furniture as well as 10 per cent off orders placed in the sale. Until 28 July.
Venue: Ruth Aram Shop, 65 Heath Street, London NW3.
Details: 0171-431 4008.
Monday 29 July
Or perhaps the Canon exhibition at The Design Museum may appeal. Products include the latest IXUS APS camera, UCX2 video camera, image stabilising binoculars and the BJC 70 colour printer which allows visitors to see its internal design. Until 30 September.
Venue: Review Gallery, Design Museum, Shad Thames, London SE1.
Details: 0181-773 6210.
Tuesday 30 July
Currently exhibiting at the ICA is sculptor Gabriel Orozco, whose work ranges from the monumental to the momentary and is inspired by the ordinary including rubber tube, plasticine and yogurt lids. Until 22 September.
Venue: Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London SW1.
Details: 0171-930 0061.
Wednesday 31 July
For those of you interested in ceramics how about the exhibition Ceramics Ceramics? On display are both functional and decorative wares by a variety of artists using a broad range of techniques. Until 7 September.
Venue: Fisherton Mill Craft Emporium, 108 Fisherton Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP2 7QY.
Details: 01722 415121.
Thursday 1 August
Released at the beginning of August is the book Philip Johnson by Jeff Kipnis. The book is published to coincide with Johnson’s 90th birthday and documents his career as architect, critic, historian and curator. This volume concentrates on his most recent projects including the National Museum of Korea, the University of Houston Law Centre and the Puerta da Europa, Madrid. The book is published by the Academy Forum and priced 21.95.
Saturday 31 August
Design Promotion For Industry Profit is a one-day intensive conference for industrialists, business people and designers which will look at design in industry and its implications. Speakers include Perry King, Rodrigo Rodriquez and Rainer Niessner. Part of The Glasgow International Festival of Design.
Venue: Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow G2 3NY.
Details: 0141-287 0196.