0 THE MITCHELL LIBRARY Kent Road. 221 7030. Mon—Fri 9.30am—9pm. Sat 9.30am—5pm. Entrance Hall:

Echoes of a Civil War- Spain’s Struggle tor Democracy Thurs 17 July end Aug. A wonderful collection of posters brought back from Spain by Ethel MacDonald after her imprisonment in Spain in 1937.

Level 2:

Scottish Labour History Society Display Until end July.


Radical Glasgow Until end July. A history ofthe rise in radicalism from the 18th century onwards.

Level 4:

Thomas Lipton and the Americas Cup A selection oftnemorabilia from the Mitchell collection. relating to this famous Glaswegian sportsman and working-class-boy-made-good. Level 5:

Burns and the Kilmarnock Edition Until end Julv.


; Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mon—Sat : anm—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Glasgow‘s

museum ofworking life.

0 POLLOK HOUSE 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 632 0274. Mon-Sat l0am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm.

Neighbour to the Burrell Collection. this 18th century house contains the Stirling Maxwell Collection of Spanish paintings and period furnishings.

O PROVAND'S LOROSHIP 3 Castle Street. Mon—Sat ‘).30—5pm. Sun 2—5pm.

Annan’s Photographs Until end July. The work of Victorian photographer. James Annan. Etchings and Prints of the Glasgow Cathedral Area Until end July. Victorian prints illustrating some of

: Glasgow's colourfulcharacters.

0 THE SCOTTISH DESIGN CENTRE 72 St Vincent Street. 221 612]. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm. Sat 9am—5pm.

Thirty Years On Until Wed 23 July.

An exhibition examining how British design has developed in the past three decades in the context of

4 British industry.

O SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Ayr Street (adjacent to Springburn Railway Station). Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm. Sun 2-5pm. Glasgow‘s first community museum has just opened in a newly refurbished wing of Springburn Library. Exhibitions and displays describe the progress and decline of an area which was once the largest railway manufacturing district in Europe. Contemporary issues are merged with the old face of the Springburn community.

0 STRATHCLYDE COUNTRY PARK (near Hamilton). Commonwealth Games Venue 18. Celebrating the bonds between l-Iamilton. Ontario home ofthe first British Empire Games in 1930 and Hamilton. Strathclyde where some of the major events ofthe XIII Games will take place. this exhibition will present a profile ofeach Hamilton today joining the events of l930and 1986.

O THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521 . Tue—Sat 10am—

5.30pm. Sun 2—5.30pm. Cafe. [D] A Monkey Town Besieged by Dogs Sat l2JuIy—Sat 12 Aug. John Kindness


Revolution is in the air. or at least on the walls of two Glasgow venues this month. Posters from the Spanish Civil War, muscular and defiant, will be on display in the Mitchell Library from 17 July and photographs from the Mexican Revolution lind space in the Collins Gallerytrom 9July.

Both owe their showing now to the dedictaion to the cause of one individual. The posters were collected by a young Scot, Ethel MacDonald when working in Spain as a radio announcer lor the anarchists in 1936 and the photographs taken from an archive of 40,000 glass negatives begun by Augustin Victor Casasola, a reporterturned news-photographer in Mexico City. Both exhibitions will be reviewed in the next issue of The List. (Alice Bain).

satirises the political divides of Northern Ireland in a gigantic. 35ft canvas in which the characters are depicted as cartoon-like animals. Pastel drawings on sandpaper. sculpture and documentary material are also included in this exhibition. the first outside Ireland for this Belfast artist. PeterSeddon—Colliding with the

; LibertyTree Sat l2.luly—Sat 6 Aug.

; As a companion piece to 'I'hird Iiye's major exhibition. this work by Peter f Seddon. lecturer at (ilasgow School 3 of Art. illustrates Irish poet 'I'im

L Paulin’s collection "l‘he Liberty

T 'I'ree‘. It is part ofthe Scottish Arts

Council's‘Book'lable Project'

§ which takes original works ofart to

areas without a museum or gallery

and is presented in a new ‘book' format.

0 TRANSMISSION GALLERY 13—15 Chisholm Street. 'I‘ue—Sat

t noon—6pm. Two Photographers L'ntil Sat 2 Aug

()ladele Pamgboye and Debbie


0 TRON 3S Parnie Street. 552 4267. S.

Box office 'l'ues—Sat. Noon— 10pm. Compass Gallery/\tthe'l‘mn

throughout .Iuly. Prints and

paintings in the bar.

0 WASHINGTON GALLERY 44 Washington Street. 221 6780. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm. Sat

10am— 1 pm.

Masters 01d and New L'ntil 14 Sept. Scottish paintings.


General exhibition of British Art 1800—1950Until2lJuly.

July—2 Aug. Exhibition tocelebrate the publication ofJuIian Halsby‘s

: representation of the people of the

‘I the Arches, 42 London Street, 556


O ASSEMBLY ROOMS George Street. Commonwealth Games Festival Centre. Daily 10am—5pm. 6pm—midnight.

Optical Tracks— Children’s Link-up

Tue 22 July—Sat 2 Aug. Commonwealth Games audio-visual presentation. shown four times daily.

Standard Chartered Commonwealth Photography Award 'I‘hurs 17 July—Sat 2 Aug. Commonwealth Arts Festival. A competition aimed at encouraging expression of new and exciting photogrttphic

Commonwealth by and for themselves.

National Book League —The Scots and the Commonwealth 'I‘hurs- 17J uIy—Sat 2 Aug. An exhibition ofbooks and other visual material showing the influence of Scots on the development ofCommonwealth countries.


8329. Mon—Sat10am—5.30pm.

New Drawings by Scottish Art College Graduates 21 July—l6 Aug. Contributions from Glasgow and Edinburgh Schools ofArt.

0 BOURNE FINE ART~1 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm. Sat Hhun—2pnt

Scottish Watercolours 1840—1940 21

book Scottish Watercolours


0 CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon-Sat Ilium-6pm.

Summer Exhibition ’86 Until Sat 2 Aug. A mixed exhibition of watercolours and prints by over 100 British and European artists from 17th—20th centuries.


Bridge. 225 5584. Mon—Fri 9am—9pm. Sat 9am—1pm.

RSL 'BB—Three Exhibitions Thurs 17 July—Sat 2 Aug. The three will be Robert Louis Stevenson and his Family. Skelt’sJuveniIe Drama and

. Foreign Editions.

RLS and Australasia A unique collection of photographs and other material researched and presented by Shelley Rose. On display in the Conference Room Gallery. Part of the RLS Festival. a Commonwealth Arts Festival Associated Event. Also see Netherbow.

0 CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 225 2424 ext. 6650. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Closed Sun. Licensed cafe. [D]

Soltwear Thurs 17 July—Sat 6 Sept. Commonwealth Textiles. Part of the Commonwealth Arts Festival. this major exhibition has gathered

together items from every part of the


Demonstrations. talks and workshops will be held throughout the period of the Commonwealth Arts Festival (17 July—2 August). Contact City Art Centre for details. 0 COLLECTIVE GALLERY 52—54 High

Street. Tue. Wed. Fri 12.30—5.3()pm, i

Thurs 12.30—7pm. Sat

10.30am—5pm. Closed Sun and Mon. :

University of Edinburgh Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities

A Hotbed of Genius: The Scottish Enlightenment 1730-1790 (sponsored by the Royal Bank of Scotland) 8th July to 20th September 1986 Royal Museum of Scotland, Queen Street, Edinburgh Monday to Saturday 10.00am-5.00pm: Sunday 2.00-5.00pm

Downstairs the visitor walks through a recreation,

with words and music,

of eighteenth century

Edinburgh; upstairs there is an exhibition of paintings, books and manuscripts of the period.

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