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Friday 29 March The National Touring Exhibition from London’s Hayward Gallery is launching The British Art Show 4 in Scotland.

Friday 29 March

The National Touring Exhibition from London’s Hayward Gallery is launching The British Art Show 4 in Scotland. A variety of venues throughout Edinburgh exhibit the work of 26 British artists including Damien Hirst, Georgina Starr and Marcus Taylor. The show’s next stop will be Cardiff. Until 28 April.

Venue: Various in Edinburgh.

Details: 0131-220 5585.

Saturday 30 March

For those of you in London the Battersea Contemporary Art Fair takes place this weekend. All areas of art will be covered in the exhibition, including photography, sculpture, printmaking and painting. Until 31 March.

Venue: Battersea Old Town Hall, London SW11.

Details: 0171-228 0741.

Tuesday 2 April

Pic of The Crop opens today, an exhibition which focuses on food still-life photography. The exhibition steers away from traditional food imagery, looking at the different ways the subject can be tackled. Until 19 April.

Venue: The Association of

Photographers, 9-10 Domingo Street, London EC1.

Details: 0171-608 1445.

Tuesday 2 April

9.30am – 5.30pm

Or how about the Chartered Society of Designers’ project management seminar which discusses a comprehensive guide to leading successful projects? Skills to learn include the planning and control of a project to costing, pricing and evaluation.

Venue: Regent’s College,

London NW1.

Details: 0171-831 9777.

Wednesday 3 April

Showing at the Design Museum is the Filofax, which is 75 this year. On display will be filofaxes from the 1920s to the present, along with examples for the future designed by students from Central St Martins College of Art and Design. Until 17 April.

Venue: Design Museum,

28 Shad Thames, London SE1.

Details: 0171-378 6055.

Wednesday 3 April

Sally Harding’s photographs are on display at the Original Levi’s Store Flagship Gallery as a tribute to the artist who died last year, aged 27. On show is her work for record companies and magazines in the dance scene, including Orbital, Lush, Primal Scream and i-D, Melody Maker and Mixmag.

Venue: Original Levi’s Store Flagship Gallery, 174-176 Regent Street, London W1.

Details: 0171-439 2559.

Thursday 4 April

Continuing at the Tate Gallery is the exhibition by Marlene Dumas, whose paperwork centres around themes bringing to light issues of race, sexuality and violence. Until 30 June.

Venue: Tate Gallery, Millbank, London SW1.

Details: 0171-887 8000.

Future Dates

Friday 12 April

Calling all product designers – a seminar entitled CAD in Product Design looks at the use of modern technologies in all aspects of industrial and product design. Presentations include 3D solid/surface modelling, animation and data transfer.

Venue: Silicon Graphics, Arlington Business Park, Theale, Berks.

Details: 01753 775000.

Friday 10 May

How are customers going to choose brands in the future? What effect will new technology have on retail and packaging? These are among the topics open to debate at the PDA congress, where professionals including Shan Preddy of the Preddy Consultancy, Design Business Association chairman Jonathan Sands and 20/20’s Rune Gustafson will explain their points of view.

Venue: The Waldorf-Meridien Hotel, London WC2.

Details: 0181-944 0316.

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