ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
0 METRO GALLERY 713 Great Western Road. 3390737 (opp Botanic Gardens). Tue—Sat 10.30am—5pm.
The Performance Until Sat 23 May. Mayfest is a festival of performance and the Metro celebrates that focus in a theme exhibition. The invitation to a variety ofartists 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. 221 7030. Mon—Fri 9.30am—9pm; ?Sat 9.30am—5pm.
Afghan Exhibition Until Sat 27 June. Rugs. kilims. wall-hangings and jewellery from recent trips made by Guri Le Riche to the carpet bazaar in Kabul. All for sale.
0 90's GALLERY 12 Otago Street. 339 3158.
Painting, weaving and jewellery Until end May. Work from a variety of Scottish artists.
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 Until Sat 30 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 ofthe 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 1890s. this project further illustrates the continuing interest in the visual arts during this decade. An exhibition around the panel tells the story of the Weavers and gives background to the textile industry.
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 steps 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 Until 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 Until Sun 31 May. This exhibition centres on a huge map of Scotland 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 Open Circle.
0 SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Ayr Street (adjacent to Springburn Railway Station). Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm. Sun 2-5pm.
Glasgow— Locomotive Builder to the World Until Tue 301une. Just up the road from the derelict railway works and surrounded by industrial and domestic ground now grassed over. Springburn Library houses Glasgow‘s only community museum. Between 1865 and 1962 Glasgow exported 18.000 locomotives to over 60 countries in every continent. These impressive statistics are borne out in an exhibition at Springburn on the locomotive industry which once made this area buzz with life. Mainly photographs with lots of interesting ICXI.
TVSW The latest loco to come alive in Glasgow has been built ofstraw not steel and after a ceremonial parade. was hoisted into the arms of the Finnieston Crane. once the transporter of the real thing from Quayside to boat. Made by scul?tor George Wyllie it is a triumph in stuffed engineering. It will be up for six weeks to remind us. as George said in his launching speech. ‘What about the future. what about energy. exports. the Clyde. ourselves’?‘ What‘s next? Organised by Television South West as part of a nationwide project. See also Kate Whiteford. Calton Hill. under Fruitmarket Gallery.
0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521 . Tue-Sat 10am— 5.30pm. Sun 2—5.30pm. Cafe. [D] Margita Titlova Until Sun 7 June. The international focus of Mayfest is reflected in Third Eye‘s main exhibition. the work of a young artist from Prague. Her spectacular large-scale abstract drawings will be seen for the first time in the West. continuing the gallery‘s growing connections with Eastern Europe. Joanna Kirk Until Sun 7 June. By contrast. Kirk’s drawings depict a middle class gentility in pastel. We are asked not to be taken in by the subject though — things are perhaps not quite what they seem.
David Pratt- Flowers from the Volcano Until Sun 7 June. In photographs and diary extracts. Pratt looks behind the lines in Nicaragua. Honduras aiid El Salvador. transmitting a highly personal view ofthe people. the hopes and the fears.
Angus Blackburn — Gatherings Until Sun 7 June. Photographs taken in the Craigmillar district of Edinburgh.
0 TRANSMISSION GALLERY 13 Chisholm Street. 552 4813. Mon—Sat Noon—6pm.
Desire in Ruins Until Sat 30 May. An exhibition by a group of artists intereSted in alternative exhibition strategies. in non-artwork. performance and installation. Stefan Szczelkun. author of ‘Artists
Until 23 May GEORGE DRUMMONI) 1687—1766 An exhibition to commemorate the tercentenary of Lord Provost Drummond‘s birth.
20 May -30 May WOMEN LIVE An exhibition to provide a showcase for the tangible products ofwomen's creative work. 18 May —30 May THE ENDEAVOUR COMPETITION (Altrusa Club)
Some 150 entries (paintings. drawings and sculptures) are anticipated from children attending special schools in
and around Edinburgh.
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NANCY SPERO Works 1954—86
The Fruitmarket Gallery Edinburgh E111 lDF Telephone 031 225 2383 Admission Free Open Tues—Sat Ill—5.30 Sun 1.30—5.30
29 Market Street
TRLBOT RICE GRUERY
University of Edinburgh, Old College, South Bridge. Tel: 031 667 1011 ext4308
16May—13June Conrad Atkinson EVERYWHERE OBLIQUE and Henri Goetz 50 YEARS OF PAINTING
Gallery closed 18 and 19 May Mon—Sat lilam—Spm Admission Free
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