graphR-Tapp is Scotland’s listings and arts news app for the visual arts

R-Tapp, the unique free, smartphone app providing information and listings resource for visual arts in Scotland, has now been downloaded by over 5000 users and continues to grow.

R-Tapp provides an economic multi-media space for artists and visual art venues to promote events and also to publish special offers to attract new custom.


The R-Tapp homescreen has just 4 buttons, as described below

art news: news on visual arts including new exhibitions, featured artists and art fairs etc

exhibitions : a calendar of current and new exhibitions

art near-u; directory of over 400 visual art venues in Scotland listed in order of proximity (or alphabetically if the user does not have geo-location activated on phone). Each directory entry includes description, images, directions and links to the associated venue website.

art offers : special offers available to R-Tapp users at participating visual art venues


The publisher of R-Tapp invites all artists and gallery owners to send information on new exhibitions by either filling in the ‘Exhibition listing form!’ or e-mailing details to We promise to have the exhibition added to the exhibition calendar no later than 48 hours from submission.

Visual arts venues can ensure that all their exhibitions and events throughout 12 months will be featured on R-Tapp by subscribing for just £15 pcm. Go to this page Subscribe

Gallery owner unsure you want to subscribe to R-Tapp? Can R-Tapp really be an effective place to promote your next exhibition or event? We have addressed the most common concerns here Why advertise on R-Tapp ?

.Art vendors (galleries or individual artists) wishing to set up a special offer available to R-Tapp users e.g. discount coupons please contact

To feature in our R-Tapp’s ‘art news’ section please e-mail


To download R-Tapp to your smartphone – iPhone or Android – open this page on your phone and click on the relevant button below. Alternatively you can scan the QR code below with your phone and download from the page that opens.

N.B. R-Tapp is not currently configured for iPads or other Tablets.




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