The Week Ahead

Sculptor Sophie Smallhorn moves away from her usual medium to silkscreen, showing New Work – New Prints from 2 September until 11 October. Compact single and multi-hued prints will be launched alongside a new 3D collection.

Venue: Pentagram, 11 Needham Road, London W11.

Fold: Drapery in Contemporary Visual Culture shows from 30 August until 26 October. The event delves into iconography drawn from folded cloth in contemporary art and culture.

Venue: The City Gallery, 90 Granby Street, Leicester LE1 1DJ.

Last chance to see

Drawing in its many forms is celebrated at Out of Line, until 1 September. Forty-five artists including David Hockney, Bridget Riley and Eduardo Paolozzi show work inspired from diverse sources such as advertising, graffiti and children’s book illustrations.

Venue: Artsway, Station Road, Sway, Hampshire SO41 6BA.

Pattern Crazy continues until 1 September. Paintings, flooring, wallpaper and furniture feature from a wide variety of everyday inspirations.

Venue: Crafts Council, 44a Pentonville Road, London N1.

Debate

Chartered Society of Designers event Branding the Water of Life will debate the design and branding of Scotland’s national tipple. The event is held on 4 September.

Contact: 020 7357 8088.

Venue: Scotch Malt Whisky Society, The Vaults, 87 Giles Street, Edinburgh EH6 6BZ.

Seminar

Lord David Puttnam, Wayne Hemingway and Simon Woodroffe discuss new design, advertising, communication and media developments at British Design & Art Direction’s Xchange programme, for course leaders and tutors, from 3-5 September.

Contact: Anna Bailey for information and bookings on anna@dandad.co.uk or 020 7840 1113.

Venue: Royal Institute of British Architects, 66 Portland Place, London W1.

Auction

In its bid to become a ‘visual arts status’ school, Teddington School is holding an auction of over 100 original artworks on 6 September to raise money for the Government Special Status grant. Damian Hirst, Mario Testino and Trevor Bayliss are among the artists donating work to the auction.

Contact: Val Clay on 020 8942 3630 for tickets, which are £5.

Venue: Landmark Arts Centre, Ferry Road, Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9NN.

Conference

As part of the Venice Architecture Biennale, Wolff Olins and Brunswick Arts presents Beyond Branding: What next for museums? on 7 September. Architect Daniel Libeskind and Centre for Contemporary Art Rome curator Paolo Columbo form part of the panel, chaired by Architecture Foundation director Rowan Moore.

Contact: Hugo Tagholm at Brunswick Arts on 020 7936 1294 or e-mail htagholm@brunswick group.com.

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