Ian McKeever Temple Paintings: 4 September to 17 October at Kings Place Gallery, London N1 9AG. This is the first exhibition of McKeever’s monumental series of the Temple Painting’s produced between 2004 and 2006, (www.kingsplace.co.uk).
The Best of British Watercolour Painting: 9 – 20 September at the Bankside Gallery, London SE1 9JH. 100 works from 88 different artists will be on show at exemplary standard. firstname.lastname@example.org
The Children’s War: 8 September to 22 December at the Museum of English Rural Life, Bershire, RG1 5EX. This exhibition celebrates the 70th anniversary of the first evacuation from the major cities in Britain to avoid expected air attacks. 0118 378 5626
“Enesow: An Exploration of the Islands of Cornwall” at Lemon Street Gallery, Truro, Cornwall. From 5 September to 5 October. www.lemonstreetgallery.co.uk.
The Edge of Allegory – landscapes and cloudscapes by James Morrison at The Scottish Gallery, 16 Dundas Street, Edinburgh from 7 Aug-5 Sep. 0131 558 1200
AIR 3, with Carmen Aleman, Sash B, Linda Duffy, Judith Feasey, Anna Hennings, Stephanie Imbeau, Jolanta Jagiello, Katherine Moloney. An exciting showcase of new art work and projects by a group of artists who met whilst studying for an online Artist in Residence Award in association with ‘ArtyBird’ and Morley College, London. 4th September – 11th September. Morley Gallery, 61 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7HT. jane.hartwell @morelycollege.ac.uk. 020 7450 1826.
Quilts 1700 – 2010. Press Launch. 2nd September. Home House, 20 Portman Square, London W1H 9HF. Carrie Rees. 020 7942 2502.
Wide Open Skies – paintings by Keith Roper at Kentmere House Gallery, 53 Scarcroft Hill, York 5 Sep until 4 Oct. 01904 656507
Brigitte Bardot & the Original Paparazzi at James Hyman Gallery, 5 Savile Row, London W1 4 Sep until 3 October. 020 7494 3857
The American Scene: Prints from Hopper to Pollock, A British Museum Tour. Brighton Museum and Art Gallery. www.brighton-hove.gov.uk. Until 31st August.
Sir Muirhead Bone (1876-1953): Artist and Patron. The Fleming Collection, 13 Berkeley Street, London, W1 (020 7409 5730) 7th July – 5th September
In Memoriam: Remembering the Great War at the Imperial War Museum London, Lambeth Road, London (020 7416 5000) Until 6 September. See review in Country Life August 12
Richard Long: Heaven and Earth – retrospective of Long’s works which will help us understand afresh his radical rethinking of the relationship between art and landscape. At Tate Britain, Millbank, London. Until 6 September. (See Country Life review June 3)
Subversive spaces: Surrealism and Contemporary Art. The exhibition presents work by the masters of surrealism alongside the work of contemporary artists. Compton Verney, Warwickshire. Until 6 September.
Constable Portraits: The Painter and his circle. This exhibition will give a deep insight into this most famous landscape painter, showing how his work is representative of his life and relationships. Compton Verney, Warwickshire. Until 6 September.
Henry VII: Man and Monarch. A rare showing of the Henry VII collection to mark the 500th anniversary of the monarch’s accession to the throne. PACCAR Gallery, The British Library, St Pancras, 96 Euston Road, London. (020 7412 7332; www.bl.uk) Until 6 September
Raphael to Renoir: Master Drawings from the collection of Jean Bonna at the National Gallery Complex, the Mound, Edinburgh until 6 September. www.nationalgaleries.org
In the Mix II, an exhibition of sculpture, prints and drawings. 24th July – 6th September. Tues-Sat 10.00am-6.00pm. Pangolin London, King’s Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG.
Patrick Caulfield: Prints 1964-99. 14th July-5th September. Alan Cristea Gallery, 31 & 34 Cork Street, London, W1S 3NU.
Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers Summer Exhibition. The very best original printmaking, from traditional techniques such as etching and relief printing, through to the very latest in digital and photographic technologies. 20th August – 6th September. Bankside Gallery, 48 Hopton Street, London SE1 9JH.
Tom Moore. Tom Moore’s series of vibrant, monumental paintings explore a visual language that subtly shifts between ladnsacpe and abstract painting. 31st July – 4th Spetmeber. Northumbria University, Sandyford Road, Newcastle upom Tyne NE1 8ST.