ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
0 GLASGOW UNIVERSITY LIBRARY Hillhead. Mon—Fri 9. l5am—9. 15pm; Sat 9. 15am—l2. 15pm.
The European Emblem Until Mon 24 Aug. Small motto and verse pictures. of which Glasgow University boasts the world‘s best single collection and which appealed strongly to the Victorian sentiment. Their display is part of a conference on the subject organised jointly by Glasgow and Strathclyde Universities.
0 NAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Glasgow's museum for children.
A Box of Surprises L'ntil Mon 34 Aug. Boxes of varied form. function and material. See Kids page.
0 HILLHEAO LIBRARY 348 Byres Road. 339 7223. Mon—I-‘ri 9.30am— 1 pm. 2—8pm: Sat 9.30am—- 1 pm and 2—-5pm. Closed Wed. Ken Palmer I'ntil Sat 29 Aug. Paintings by the founding member of the artists‘ group Open Circle (a charitable. limited company which runs a continuous programme ofexhibitions in l Iillliead Library. For further information contact: Bea Withers. 16 Belmont Crescent. Glasgow C112.)
0 HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. IIiIlliead Street. 3305431. Mon—I’ri 9.30am—5pm. Sat 9.30— 1 pm. The Mackintosh House Gallery: ()pcn as above btit closed for lunch 1230-] .30pm. 50p admission on weekday afternoonsand Saturdays. A reconstruction ofthe architect's home fitted with original furniture. Printmaking in Britain L'ntil Sat 24 ()ct (closed 25—28 Sept) The relatively blunt nature of wood engraving had become unfashionable in the 19th century btit the 1920s and 30s saw it return to favour especially. as is highlighted here. in the work of Paul and John Nash. Iiric Gilland David Jones. Also work by the young Graham Sutherland. Henry Moore. Ben Nicholson and lvon llitchens. Macintosh Graphics limit Dec. ()riginzil designs and printed graphics for posters. invitations. menus. advertising labels etc. and representative examples by Maclntosh's contemporaries. Margaret and Francis MacDonald and James Herbert MacNairn. O HUNTERIAN MUSEUM The University of Glasgow. 339 8855. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm. Sat 9.3tlam— 1pm. Twice named Museum ofthe Year. the Ilunterian Collection includes objects ranging from Captain Cook's Pacific treasures to the Bearsden Shark. Museums at Work Until 29 Sept. Explaining all that goes on to log. label. collect. conserve. research and encase an object in a museum. The Interior of the First Hunterian Musuem with Statue of James Watt by William Stewart (1823—1906). The painting makes reference to a modest incident which partially led Watt on to his revolutionary invention of the steam engine. As he was Mathematical Instrument Maker to Glasgow University at the time. 1757. its recent purchase by the museum is not entirely inappropriate.
Mary. Money and Medals Throughout Aug. Stirling Bate/ices and other such trading tokens issued round about the time Mary. Queen of Scots was alive.
0 IMAGES GALLERY 74 llyndland Road. 334 5311. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. Nineteenth and twentieth century watercolours and etchings.
O J. O. KELLY GALLERY 118 Douglas Street.
Flat Round the Totem L‘ntil Fri 14 Aug. Paintings and drawings by Paul Chambers and ceramic figures and pots by Cris Bramble.
O LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 956 2351. Tue—Fri 11am—5pm and 7—9pm: Sat and Sun 2—5pm.
Between the Lines Until Sun 9 Aug.
Retrospective of work by Willie Rodger. known for his strong. heavily outlined
figures which he simplifies and observes with some humour.
Sandcastles Until Sun 9 Aug. An exhibition ofdrawings by Arthur Miller. 0 MAIN FINE ART The Studio Gallery. 16 Gibson Street. 334 8858. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Exhibitions from the gallery‘s stock of contemporary paintings throughout July and August.
0 METRO GALLERY 713 Great Western Road. 339 0737 (opp Botanic Gardens). Tue—Sat l().3()am—5pm.
0 908 GALLERY l2 Otago Street. 3393158. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Midsummer Exhibition Contemporary Scottish craft design and paintings. Throughout Aug.
0 PEOPLE'S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green. 554 ()223. Mon—Sat l()am—5pm. Sun I—5pm. Glasgow‘s museum of working life.
The Calton Weavers: Glasgow Trade Unionism1787-1987 Until end 1987. The museum is in political mood for this exhibition. re-telling the unsung story of the first martyrs to trade unionism and the movement‘s subsequent course. Ken
‘ Currie‘s work illustrating this theme (only
one picture is so far completed) is the first major mural commission from Glasgow District Council since the Banqueting
I lall. City Chambers. was completed in the 1890s.
0 POLLOK HOUSE 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 6320274. Mon—Sat ltlam—Spm. Sun 1—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 THE SCOTTISH DESIGN CENTRE 72 St Vincent Street. 221 6121. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm. Sat 9am—5pm.
AFAEP '87 Until Sat 29 Aug. An exhibition of fashion photography entered in the 1987 Association of Fashion. Advertising and Editorial Photographers Awards. a . scheme set up three years ago to encourage high standards and to stimulate public interest.
0 SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Ayr Street (adjacent to Springburn Railway Station). Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm.
O THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Tue—Sat 10am— 5.30pm. Sun 2—5.3()pm. Cafe. [D]
Denis Masi Sat 8 Aug—Sun 68ept. Installations like theatre sets incorporate sound. light and smell into their refined image. Born in America in 1942 Masihas lived and worked in London since 1967. This major exhibition comprises two new works Prompt the last ofa series of8 constructions begun in 1979 and Shrine. the result of Masi's experience as Artist—in—Residence at the Imperial War Museum. Related drawings and photographs will be included.
Weegee Sun 8 Aug—Wed 9 Sept. When great fires broke out in the city ofNew York Weegee was always one of the first to arrive. Ilis photographs capture starkly and with 40‘s black and white the dark but exciting face of NYC. A cafe exhibition. Mutus Liber (Italy) Tue 18 Aug. 7.30pm. £2. Five artists from Turin combine installation and performance based on their shared research of scientific and alchemical texts. The installation can be viewed during the day. Performance art is little seen or made in Scotland and this should be worth skipping the Festival for. See Glasgow Theatre Listings for more info.
0 TRANSMISSION GALLERY 13 Chisholm Street. 552 4813. Mon—Sat Noon—6pm. Zoo 10—29 Aug. Animals by Gillian Steel and Ken Waldron.
0 WASHINGTON GALLERY 44 Washington Street. 221 6780. Mon—Fri lOam—Spm: Sat lOam—lpm.
Summer Exhibition Scottish paintings— 19th century and contemporary.
BUIII in 1622 hv a prominent merchant burRexs of Edinburgh It “as owned 11‘. the earls 18th cetitiin in Elizabeth the Hummer-Countess of Sum, widow Now a museum of pinraits H'Ih‘ and manuscripts relating to Rotx'rt I‘Il:!!‘.\ Sir Walter Roll and Robert Innis Telephone 03] ~33?) 34134
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Restored ltith century mansion. which was the home of the first Mamiiess of lluiitlv in 1636 Today. it is the city’s pnnciml museum of local history Also on displav are collections oI Edinburgh silxer and glass Scottish pottery. shop signs and relics relating to Field-Marslmll Fart Itaig Tt‘It'phUIle II3I 225 3424
Monday to Saturday: 10 am-5 pm. (June to Sept: It) am-6 pm) During the Edinburgh Festival. Sundays 2 pm-5 pm.
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A late-16th century tower-house with extensive 19th century additions. the castle stands in attractive grounds overtooklng the Firth of Forth. in the Interior it Is preserved as an Edwardian uppenciass country mansion. It contains period and reproduction furniture and Impressive collections or Derbyshlre Blue John. Crossiey wool mosaics and obiets d'art There Is a free car park and tearoom. Visitors are given a guided tour or about 40 minutes
April to October. Dally icxcept Fridayi 11am-1pm. 2-Spm ilast tour begins at approximater 4 209ml November to March. Saturdays and Sundays only 2-4pm tiast tour begins at approximately 3 209ml Telephone 031-336 2060
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