ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
Sara Crawford Until Sat 9 May. Drawings. paintings and prints.
0 JOAN HUGHSON GALLERY 1 Cleveden Gardens. 334 2473. Tue-Sat Noon-3pm and 7—9pm.
lain Patterson: Across Hungary Tue 5-23 May. Drawings and porcelains. O LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 956 2351. Tue—Fri 11am—5pm and 7—9pm; Sat and Sun 2—5pm.
Prints by Elspeth Lamb and Brian Kelly Until Sat 16 May. Gallery 1. Permanent Collection Until Sat 30 May. Galleries 2 and 3.
0 MAIN FINE ARTThe Studio Gallery. 16 Gibson Street. 334 8858. Tue-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Peter Howson — New Small Works Until 2 May. It ison a small scale that Howson‘s draughtsmanship is so powerful. Pastel drawings ofstrong. story-telling faces. usually taken from Glasgow‘s abundant collection. Cats and Other Creatures Tue S—Sat 30 May. Main have invited youg painters to work around the subject Ofthe cat. a creature important to human symbolism for thousands of years. It is also an animal which has been given in recent years a cliched image by advertising and merchandising. With those two opposites in mind it will be fascinating to see what creatures this exhibition throws up.
0 METRO GALLERY 713 Great Western Road. 3390737 (opp Botanic Gardens). Tue—Sat 10.30am—5pm.
The Performance Tue 5—Sat 23 May. Mayfest is a festival ofperformance and the Metro celebrates that focus in a theme exhibition. The invitation to a variety of artists has rooted out hot jazz players from Dominic Snyder. elegant dancers from Scottish Ballet by Pat Dorrian and pastel theatres by Phillip Petherbridge.
O MITCHELL LIBRARY Kent Road. 2217030. Mon—Fri 9.30am—9pm; '.’Sat 9.30am—5pm.
Afghan Exhibition Thurs 14 May—Sat 27June. Rugs. kilims. wall-hangings and jewellery from recent trips made by Guri Le Riche to the carpet bazaar in Kabul.
O MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 221 4911. Daily from 11am till late.
Paris, Amsterdam, Berliri— Pochoirs et Graffiti. Photographs by Patrick Martin Mon 4—Tue 12 May. Colourful and exciting graffiti is celebrated in this exhibition of photographs organised as part of the twinning celebrations ofGirvan in Ayrshire and Torcy. a new town near Paris. The graffiti has been created by the citizens of the three European cities which preceded Glasgow as the City of Culture. The exhibition will move to Easterhouse Library on 14 May and will run till 23 May.
0 PEOPLE'S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Glasgow‘s museum ofworking life.
The Calton Weavers 1787—1987 From Fri 1 May. The Palace commemorates the shooting ofsix weavers during a wage strike in Glasgow in 1787. Martyrs oftrade unionism. they are being painted in a
major mural by Ken Currie which will grace the dome of the museum. The Weavers panels will be ready in May and by September a full 2009 years of Glasgow life and events will have been added to the work. The first major mural commission from Glasgow District Council since the Banqueting Hall. City Chambers, was completed in the 18905. this project further illustrates the continuing interest in the visual arts during this decade.
0 POLLOK HOUSE 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 632 0274. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm. Sun 2—5pm.
Neighbour to the Burrell Collection. this 18th century house contains the Stirling Maxwell Collection of Spanish paintings and period furnishings.
Regular recitals held. See Classical Listings or contact venue for details. 0 RUTHERGLEN MUSEUM King Street. Rutherglen. 647 0837. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Sun 2pm~5pm. (from city centre: any low level east-bound train on the Argyll line to Hamilton and Motherwell stops at Rutherglen).
Rutherglen Amateur Photography Until Mon 25 May.
0 THE SCOTTISH DESIGN CENTRE 72 St Vincent Street. 221 6121. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm. Sat 9am—5pm.
The Young Creators Mon 18 May—Sat 13 June. The country's young designers are given a chance to show their latest ideas. Also. those considering a career in design will be able to find out more about training from information provided.
0 SCOTTISH MUSIC INFORMATION CENTRE 7 Lilybank Gardens 334 6393. Mon—Fri. 10am—5pm.
Scottish Scene— Music and Landscape Fri 1 — Sun 31 May. This exhibition is centred by a huge map ofScotland with additions by Alastair Gray. showing the places where the Scottish music originated. Photographs. tapes and scores show just how music past and present relates to the landscape. A joint promotion with ()pen Circle.
0 SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Ayr Street (adjacent to Springburn Railway Station). Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm. Sun 2-5pm.
Glasgow— Locomotive Builderto the World Mon 4 May—'l'ue 3(lJune. Glasgow is well known for its ship-building. But another industry. now completely disappeared. was arguably as important in the heyday ofsteam travel. Between 1865 and 1962 Glasgowexported 18.000 locomotives to over 60 countries in every continent. In some remote corners of the world. Africa and India. those locos are still in use. a momument to Glasgow‘s workmanship. This exhibition follows the creation of the iron horses from their construction in the works at Springburn and Polmadie to their arrival at ports around the world.
The latest locomotive to come alive in Glasgow has been built not ofsteel but of straw. Scul'.’tor George Wyllie. ofplanet-tickling fame. will parade his Straw Locomotive through the streets on Mon 4 May. beginning at Springburn at l lam. via Springburn
The Collective Gallery
52-54 High Street. Edinburgh EH1 ITB 031-556 2600
Brian Connolly: Installation. 23rd April-l2th May Installations in plaster. The public are mated to watch Brian at work through- out his Show. This is the Gallery's fiftieth exhibition.
collective Benefit Dance. Friday 15th May 8pm-Zam At the Calton Studios. Tickets from the Collective Gallery & members £2.00 (é | .50 conceSSions)
Andrew Miller, Sibylle Von Halem: New Sculpture.
16th May-2nd June
First show in Edinburgh by these two Sculptors. Carved & modelled Sculpture on themes of transformations.
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SELECTED 20TH CENTURY BRITISH PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS Including Cowie. Sir William MacTaggart. Eardley. Hunter. Mathew Smith. Sutherland. Vaughan. James Paterson
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713 Great Western Road (near Botanic Gardens) Glasgow Gt 2, 041 339 0737 Open Tuesday—Saturday 10.30am—5pm
Tue 5th May — Sat 23rd May 1987 PERFORMANCE
A selection of specially commissioned paintings, drawings, prints and ceramics inspired by the performing arts in Glasgow . . . dancers, musicians, actors
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V 2nd—28th May "‘t "“ NEW PAINTINGS ‘ DOUGLAS THOMSON
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