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SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street, 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

Barbara Rae Until Wed 6 Sep. Paintings.

Nel Lissen and Adam Paxon Until Wed 6 Sep. Contem orary jewellery.

Keilto Mukai e and Diana Hobson Until Wed 6 Sep. In conjunction with the exhibition of work currently on show in the glasshouses of the Royal Botanic Garden, glass works by Keiko Mukaide and Diana Hobson.


5 Barony Street, 478 7440. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.

Contemporary Scottish Art And Design A gallery and shop featuring a selection of hand-woven and embroidered rugs and textiles by Turkoman, Uzbek, Beluchi and Aimay tribes, plus a changing programme of contemporary Scottish art and design.


16—17 Princes Street, 0790 9993383. MonxSat 10am-6pm; Sun noon—5pm. Festival Exhibition Until Sat 2 Sep. A selection of works presented by Glasgow Print Studio, Edinburgh Printmakers and Roger Billcliffe Fine Art.


Reiach and Hall Architects, 6 Damaway Street, 225 8444. Mon—Fri 2—5pm. Ragna R6bertsdottir Until Thu 14 Sep. New work by Icelandic artist Ragna R6bertsd6ttir. See review.


58 Ratcliffe Terrace, 667 1966. Mon 9am—5pm; Tue—Fri 9am—6pm; Sat lOam-Spm.

Mixed Exhibition Until Thu 31 Aug. A mixed show of work by local and national artists.


23 Cockburn Street, 622 6200. Tue—Sat 10am—8pm; Sun & Mon noon-8pm (extended opening hours until 27 Aug onl .

Alan Currall - Encyclopaedia And Other Works Until Sat 23 Sep. The gallery’s Festival exhibition present the first major solo exhibition of work by Glasgow-based artist Alan Currall. Best known for his monologue video works, Encyclopaedia is a new CD-ROM work which parodies the reference works of Encyclopaedia Britannica and Microsoft Encarta. See review.

Steven McKenzie Until Sat 23 Sep. (Cafe Odile at Stills). Paintings by Steven McKenzie.


1 Peel Terrace, 667 5725. Daily noon—4pm.

Cairine MacGillivray Until Wed 30 Aug. Paintings.


10 Stafford Street, 226 5812. Mon—Sat 9.30am-6pm; Sun noon—5.30pm. David Darling Until Mon 28 Aug. Fashion photography with a difference featuring the work of David Darling. Using layers of colour and digital technology, his talents have been used by Vivienne Westwood and Janet Reger.


University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, 650 2211. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

Elizabeth Blackadder Until Sat 9 Sep. This major retrospective exhibition celebrates the work of the Falkirk-born artist, Elizabeth Blackadder. Influenced by the work of Gillies and MacTaggart, the exhibition features still life, landscape and floral works along with a series of new paintings.

Untitled by Michael Craylt on show at Bellevue Gallery


36 Dundas Street, 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.

Enid Foote-Watt Until Sat 2 Sep. Paintin s.

Irene Iialliday Until Sat 2 Sep. Paintings.

Sheana M. Stephen Until Sat 2 Sep. Jewellery.


For a detailed itinerary call 0131 529 3930. Opening times vary.

East Of Eden Scotland’s only mobile art gallery goes on tour with a new exhibition of work by Paul Carter and Kate Gray. Exploring notions of the search for identity and meaning, Gray creates large photographs displayed in light boxes and kinetic video sculptures and Carter constructs an installation including an extraterrestrial radio- scanner and a camera surveillance of the sky. The gallery will be stopping off at various Edinburgh venues until Fri 18 Aug.


Traverse Theatre, 10 Cambridge Street, 228 5383. Mon—Wed 10.30am-midnight; Thu-Sat 10.30am—1am; Sun 4pm—midnight.

Euan Myles: Traverse Photographs (Traverse Bar). Until Fri 15 Sep. A selection of publicity shots by Traverse photographer Euan Myles.

Dazzle Until Sun 27 Aug. (Atrium Space, open daily 10am—midnight). A selling exhibition of contemporary jewellery.


24 Royal Circus, 226 2769. Mon—Sat 11am—6pm.

East Through West Until Sat 2 Sep. Oil paintings and works on paper by Nan Mulder, based on her travels to India and Central America and sculpture and drawings based on mythical images of the earth and elements by Hamish Horsley. See review.


2 Eglinton Crescent. Mon—Sat

1 1am—7pm.

Environmental Contrasts Until Mon 4 Sep. A selling exhibition of mixed media works housed in a private residence including sculpture, hand-painted porcelain and paintings.

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This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions.


477b High Street, 226 5856. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. £3.20 (£2.20). Exhibition By Culcita Until Sun 3 Sep. An exhibition of applique, patchwork and quilting used in traditional and modern ways.


142 Canongate, 529 4143. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm. Free.

From Castlehill To Holyrood: Artists And The Royal Mile Fri 1 Sep—Sun 31 Dec. Drawn from the city’s collection, this exhibition of paintings compares and contrasts how artists from different periods viewed Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.


Chambers Street, 247 4219. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm; Tue 10am—8pm. £3 (£1.50); under 185 free. Listen! A Million Children's Voices In Scotland Until Sun 3 Sep. With over one million children under the age of 18, Save The Children have given these young people the opportunity to voice their opinions with an exhibition of written and visual contributions received as part of the ‘Million Children’ campaign.

NEWHAVEN HERITAGE MUSEUM Newhaven Harbour, 551 4165. Daily noon—5pm. Free.

I Saw A Ship A Sailing Until Mon 20 Nov. Artworks on a maritime theme produced by children of the Creative Kids Club.


53 High Street, 331 5545. Mon, Thu, Fri & Sat lOam-lpm & 2.15—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Free.

Food For Thought A look at children’s diet and eating habits over the past 150 years.


2 Chambers Street, 247 4219. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm (Tue 8pm); Sun noon—5pm. £3 (£1.50); under 185 free. A 19th century museum housing international collections of natural history, geology, science, technology and the decorative arts, plus two permanent exhibitions: Art & Industry and The Ivy Wu Gallery.

Millennium Clock A chance to view Russian mechanical sculptor Eduard Bersudsky’s millennium clock for the museum, a kinetic sculpture, measuring nine metres high.

The Finest Scottish Sapphires Until Sun 3 Sep. This temporary display brings together for the first time the finest crystals and the largest cut stone from the sapphire localit on the Isle of Lewis. Breaking The urface Until Sun 31 Dec. Over thirteen ceramics artists from Korea present an exhibition of new work, highlighting the use of both traditional and contemporary techniques. Featured are elegant white jars and dishes by Ik- young Kim and robust vessels by Lee Kang-Hyo.

Heaven And Hell And Other Worlds Of The Dead Until Sun 11 Feb. Discover beliefs and customs from around the world in an exhibition of the afterlife. Exhibits include a Mercedes-Benz coffin, shamans’ masks, Egyptian grave goods, Mexican festive skeletons and much


Celebrating Scotland's Crafts Until Sun 22 Oct. A display of photographs which focuses on Scotland’s indigenous crafts, featuring historical photographs from Edinburgh University’s School of Scottish Studies alongside Shannon Tofts’ images of contemporary makers and their work. Today For Tomorrow: Recent Additions To The National Collections Until Sun 22 Oct. A selection of recent additions to the permanent collection of contemporary crafts including a papier- maché armlet by Marjorie Schick, a quilted wall hanging by Pauline Burbidge, a ceramic vessel by Jennifer Lee and baskets by Anna King and Lizzie Farey.


Lady Stair’s House, Lady Stair’s Close, 529 4901. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm. Free. Brothers In The Muse Until Sat 16 Dec. Celebrating the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Fergusson and the 150th anniversary of the birth of Robert Louis Stevenson, this exhibition

looks at the Scots literary tradition.



A Family Affair Thu 24 Aug, 12.30pm. Free. City Art Centre. Geraldine and John Mucha of the Mucha family and the Mucha foundation give a talk. Architecture ls Amoral Thu 24 Aug, 5.30pm. Free. Royal Fine Art Commission. Architects discuss the topic ‘15 architecture separate from social values?’.

The Ladies Waldegrave Fri 25 Aug, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Sir Joshua Reynold’s work is discussed by Hugh Belsey, curator of Gainsborough House.

Making The Audible Visible: Klee And Music Sat 26 Aug, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. Rachel Beckles-Willson discusses Paul Klee ’5 work.

Making The Visible Audible: Composers And Klee Sun 27 Aug, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. A talk by Rachel Beckles- Willson.

Late Klee Mon 28 Aug, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. Douglas Hall, former keeper of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, discusses the work of Paul Klee. General Sir James Hope Grant Wed 30 Aug, 12.45pm. Free. National Portrait Gallery. Susanna Kerr discusses Sir Francis Grant’s portrait.

Baciccio And Bernini Fri 1 Sep, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Duncan Thomas gives a talk. Mucha, Symbolisom And Slavism Sat 2 Sep, 12.30pm. Free. City Art Centre. Dr Jeremy Howard, lecturer in Art History at St Andrews University talks about the work of Alphonse Mucha.

88 THE LISTESTIVAL GUIDE 24 Aug—2 Sep 2000