• 'THE IRIS, THE DODO AND THE SUNFLOWER'
An exhibition of drawings by Lady Jane Parker-Clark Dip SBA at the Yellow Door Gallery, Queens Street, Dumfries, from Wednesday, September 5 to September 22. Private view evening Friday, September 7, 7pm - 8.30pm. Refreshments. All welcome. (The gallery is open Wednesday-Saturday 10am-5pm.)
• POP-UP IN THORNHILL
Members of the Wee Art Group - Martine Berlemont, Alayne Smith, Joan Fleming, Ian Irving, Pen Symonds and John Fairgrieve - are mounting an exhibition at the Thornhill Space, Drumlanrig Street, Thornhill, from October 22 to 28. Paintings, sculpture, prints, cards and more. Opening event Monday October 22, 2-5.30pm. Open 10.30-5.30 daily except Sunday 28, 10.30-12.30.
• PAINTING AND DRAWING
Margaret Milligan is offering weekly painting and drawing classes - see the images for details (click on the image for a larger version). Contact Margaret at www.margaretsmilligan.co.uk, or phone 07845 306818
• PHOTOGRAPHY SYMPOSIUM
Members who are photography enthusiasts may be interested to know that the National Trust for Scotland is inviting contributions to a photography symposium at Broughton House, Kirkcudbright, in April next year. It is inspired by a collection of photographs held at Broughton House, home of the painter - and a DAGFAS founder - Edward Atkinson Hornel. Download the details here.
• POP-UP PROFESSIONALS
The Professional Artists Pop-up shop at the Mill on the Fleet Visitor Centre, Gatehouse of Fleet, is open until October. The shop is run by a collective of Dumfries and Galloway artists and makers and is open daily from 10am to 5pm. There is parking for the disabled and a lift.
• CREATIVE OPPORTUNITIES
Creative Scotland website lists opportunities for creative people across the country. Click here to have