9.3(lam—6pm. Sat ltlam—noon. Tom Eckersly- Poster Artist and | Designer (Mayfest) Until Sat 31 May. f O HAGG'S CASTLE 1110 St Andrew‘s 1 Drive. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. ' 3 The Natural World of Haggs Until Sun 22 June. Children's exhibition. 0 HILLHEAD LIBRARY ()pen Circle. 348 Byres Road. 332 3371. Mon. Tue. Thurs. Fri 9.3llam—8pm. Sat 9.3(lam—lpm and 2-5pm. Closed Wed. Scottish Contemporary Artists Until Sat 2-1 May. A mixed show in a new West End venue. O HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University ofGlasgow. llillhead Street. 3305-13 1. Mort—Fri 9.3(1am—5pm. Sat 9.30— 1pm. PrintGallery: Town and Country—The Social Scene in Scotland 1850—1920 ( Mayfest) Until 9 Aug. 'l'he Collins gives tts art and industry. the llunterian. art and sociology. Subjects featured in tlte llunterian show irtclttde the (ilasgow 1nternational Exhibition of 1888 and 1901. the changing of the Clyde and the rebuilding ofcities. The exhibition will be featured in Prospect. Radio Scotland Stilt 18. 2.31). The Mackintosh House Gallery: Open as above but closed for lunch 1230—] .30pm. A reconstruction of the architect‘s home fitted with original furniture. A selection of l Mackintosh Metalwork will be on e display until August. 0 HUNTERIAN MUSEUM 'l’he UniversityofCilasgow. 33‘) 8855. Mon—Fri ‘).3(lant—5pm. Sat 9.30am— 1 pm. Twice named Museum ofthe Year. the llunterian Collection includes objects ranging from Captain Cook's Pacific . treasures to the Bearsden Shark. MrWood‘s Fossils Until 'l‘ue 1(1June.Fossil-finder extraordinaire Start Wood. displays his 3-10 million year-old treasures. Models help to give you an idea of the scale of the creatures these fossils were imprinted with all those years ago. Future Fossils Until 1(1June. Art exhibition of watercolours by Stephen Jeffrey brings fossils up to date. 0 IMAGES GALLERY 741lyndland Road. 331 5311. Mixed exhibition ofetchings and prints regularly shown. 0 J. D. KELLY GALLERY 1 18 Douglas Street. 2-18 6386. Mon—Fri ll).3()am—5.3llpm. Sat 1(1am—12.3(lpm. O LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 956 2351. Tue—Fri l 1am—5pm and 7—9pm. Sat and Sun 2—5pm. Belief Printing Until Sat 31 May. A Scottish Arts Council Exhibition which tells the story past and present ofthis ancient printing method. Informative and some fine work. ' Some rubber stantps (see (ieorge Thompson’s exhibit) seem a very practical. fun idea for your own i stationery. | O McLELLAN GALLERIES 270 Sauchiehall Street. Mon-Sat ll).3()am—6pm.
29th Annual Exhibition of the Glasgow
Civic Art Association. Until Sat 31 34 The List 16— 29 May
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,;€ .' v. t Upstairs at the National Gallery, Edinburgh, the Bernini bust (see listings page 36) takes pride of place. Downstairs a less earthly manifestation of art is on display. Prints and watercolours by the visionary artist and poet William Blake have been selected from the gallery’s permanent collection. As the artist‘s
May. Work by members of the (ilasgow Civic Art Association.
0 MAIN FINE ART The Studio (iallery. lb Gibson Street. 334 8858'1’ue—Sat ltlam—5pm. Stilt 2-—5pm. SellPortraits—1986 ( Mayfest) Until Sat 31 May. Self Portraits—1986 (Mayfest) Until Sat 31 May. A number ofcontemporary artists were asked by Main to mirror themselves in their art. The result is this revealing exhibition. A novel Mayfest theme.
0 METRO GALLERY 713 (ireat Western Road 33911737. 'I‘ues — Sat 1().3l)am — 5pm.
Scottish Landscape Exhibition (Mayfest) Until 31 May. 'l'hree young Scottish artists handle landscape in different ways — Sylvia Allen. 'l'om Coyle and Duncan McLeod RS\\'.
0 THE MITCHELL LIBRARY Kent Road. 221 7030. Mon—Fri 9.3llam—9pm. Sat ‘).3l)am—5pm. Entrance Hall:
Bogles, Birds and Three Blind Mice
Until end May. Bogles because the
‘ fantin of that name ltave interesting
family records in the library. Birds because they appear irt rare books of prints and Three Blind Mice because of the Mitchell's vast children‘s collection. A selection ofeach will be on display.
l Scottish Labour History Society Display
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first training was as engraver, it is appropriate that the centrepiece of the
exhibition is Blake's series of 21 line
engravings illustrating the Book of Job.
Other highlights include ‘God Writing on the Tablets olthe Covenant' (illustrated) a watercolour engulfed in the flames of power of the omnipotent deity.
(Mayfest) Until end May.
Radical Glasgow ( Mayfest) L'ntil end May. A history of the rise in radicalism frotn the 18th century onwards. to coincide with the post-Mayday celebrations.
Thomas Lipton and the Americas Cup lfntil end May. A selection of memorabilia from the Mitchell collection. relating to this famous (ilaswegian sportsman and working-class-boy-made-good. Level 5:
Fifty Years On —The Saltire Society 1936—1986 Until end May. See also National Library. Edinburgh.
0 NATIONAL BOOK LEAGUE Lyndoch Street. 332 0391. Mon—l’ri 9am—5pm.
Books about Glasgow and Glaswegians (Mayfest) Urttil Sat 2-1 May. In the past ten years over 101) titles on this subject have appeared from nowhere. Most are on show in this special Mayfest exhibition. Discover just why (ilasgow‘s miles better!
0 PEOPLE'S PALACE MUSEUM (ilasgow (ireen. 55-1 (1223. Mon—Sat 1(1am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. (ilasgow‘s museum of working life. Easterhouse - A Scheme for the Future (Mayfest) Until Mon 3(1June.
r Despite chronic problems the 3 scheme has produced artists and
writers. has its own Festival Society
and publishes a successful newspaper covering all 14 districts of Greater Easterhouse called the Voice. A great self-help inspiration forother troubled urban areas. Cranhill Arts Project Exhibition (Mayfest) Until Mon 3(1June. Another arts-orientated community. Photos. posters. newsletters and graphics show the optimistic side of Glasgow‘s East End. The Streets of Glasgow Until end May. i O POLLOK HOUSE 206” Pollokshaws Road. (132 (127-1. Mon—Sat 1(lam—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Neighbour to the Burrell Collection. this 18th century house contains the Stirling Maxwell Collection of Spanish paintings and period furnishings. 0 PROVAND'S LOROSHIP 3. Castle Street. Mon—Sat 9.3(1—5pm. Sun ; 2—5pnt l Annan‘s Photographs Until sumnter. The work of Victorian photographer. James Annart. Etchings and Prints of the Glasgow Cathedral Area Until summer. Victorian prints illustrating some of Glasgow's colourful characters. 0 RUTHERGLEN MUSEUM King Street. Rtttherglen. 64711837. Caledonian Pottery ( Mayfest) Until Sun 1 June. Forover 50 years up to 1929 the Caledonian Pottery was one of the principal industrial firms in the former Royal Burgh. lt‘s work is related to the Delftfield Pottery. subject of an exhibition at the Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. 0 THE SCOTTISH DESIGN CENTRE 72 St Vincent Street. 221 (1121. Mort—Fri 9.3llam—5pm. Sat 9am—5pm. 1986 Design Council Awards Until Tue 27 May. The tops in good looks and efficiency are chosen by the Design Council. The winners this year include products from the engineering. consumer. medical and automotive industries and for the first time. the computer industry. Irvine Development Corporation Exhibition Until Wed 28 May. Design in architecture. commerce and industry irt one of Scotland‘s new towns. Ingram Square Redevelopment Until Tue 3 June. An exhibition on the recent developments of this historic Victorian square. 0 SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Ayr Street (adjacent to Springburn Railway Station) (Mayfest) Mon—Fri 111.3(lam—5pm. Sun 2-5pm. ()n the ' last day of the offical Mayfest (Sat 2-1 May) a new and exciting social history museum opens in an area which was once the largest railway manufacturing centre in Europe. Exhibitions will illustrate the lives of railway families olthe past and will also look at life in the community at present. 0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 35(1Sauchiehall Street.332 7521. 'l'ue—Sat lllam— 5.30pm. Sun 2—5.3(lpm. Cafe. [D] Doug Cocker— Sculpture and Related Works 1976—1985 (Mayfest) Until Sat ! 31 May. The first exhibition to gather together work from the last 1 ten years by this imaginative. skilled i sculptor. llisoutput is wide-ranging, ‘ including intricate ‘box' pictures. lively large-scale contructions and