A display of words and images by Lawrence Thomason at Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery, Lancashire. The artist works with poetry, particularly the Japanese haiku verse form, textiles, glass and photographs to create an environment that explores his experiences and points of personal growth and change. Details: Ian Clarke, 01254 667130.
UNTIL APRIL 13 "BLUE AND WHITE": THE BIRTH OF WORCESTER PORCELAIN
This exhibition at Chepstow Museum, Gwent. is based on material found during excavations at the Worcester Factory carried out by Henry Sandon of Antiques Roadshow fame. Supporting key stage 1-4 workshops at the Drill Hall will cover the "evolution" of pottery from Roman times, pottery decoration and technology, fee Pounds 1.50 (includes a visit to the exhibition). On February 18 and 19, 2-4.30pm, children aged eight to 14 are invited to create "Blue and White" designs and paint them on to a T-shirt or a plate. Fee: Pounds 5. Bookings: 01291 625981.
UNTIL APRIL 25 BIOMEDICAL IMAGE AWARDS
A display in the Two10 Gallery, Wellcome Centre, Euston Road, London NW1, of 18 of the best microscopic images acquired by the Centre's photographic library. Techniques represented include light microscope and macro photography, showing individual embryos and the skeletal structures of foetuses, and scanning electron and confocal micrographs, displaying features as small as an individual cell with its dividing nucleus. Details: 0171 611 8888.
FEBRUARY 15-MARCH 22 NETWORKING: ART BY POST AND FAX
This Hayward Gallery touring exhibition, opening at the Spacex Gallery, Exeter, showcases the +witty, irreverent, urgent and political work of 40 international artists. These include David Hockney, who faxes as a parallel activity to his painting, the "currency forger" Cildo Meireles, and "celebrity stalker" Jessica Voorsanger. Over the next 15 months the exhibition will visit Worcester, Dunstable, Reading, Motherwell and Wishaw, Wakefield, Belfast and Bexley. Details: 0171 921 0837.
MARCH 3 GCSE MUSIC EDUCATION DAY
An opportunity for GCSE music students and teachers to hear the London Festival Orchestra giving masterclasses at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank, London SE1, 10am and 11.30am, followed by a concert at 1.30pm. Composer and teacher Andrew Toovey will lead the day. Tickets Pounds 2 from LFO on 0171 928 9251.