ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
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0 OUEEN'S HALL ('lerk Street Box ()llice 668 2111‘). Iixhibition can be y'iewed Mon—Sat 3--5pm accompanied by live music and home cooking.
Photographs by Sean Hudson Illt'otlgltotll the Festiyal. Iludson takes a look at the art forms of jazz. sculpture. theatre and classical music.
0 RIAS 15 Rutland Square. .\lon-l"ri 9.3(lam—-5pnt.
An Introduction to James Miller18GD-1947 L'ntil Fri 4 Sept. Forty drawings by this Scottish architect from the RIAS collection which have never before been exhibited.
O ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lny erleith llouse. Mon—Sat lllatn--5pm; Sun 11am~5pm.
Lilian Snelling‘s Rhododendrons t 'ntil Sun 27 Sept. From 1916 to 1921 Snelling was based at the (iarden and drew the impressive collection o1 Himalayan rhododendrons which today lnclttdesoy er Jiltlspecies. The 25 watercolour studies show the range of her work tromthe detail of a stanien. its furry as a bumble bee. to a branch ol leayes and waxy ﬂowers. only partly coloured. leaving her fine line drawing exposed.
Gardens DI Scotland [Tntil Sun 27 Sept. In the upstairs gallery of lnyerleith 1 louse. Dr Britiser Burbidgc. formerly otthe Botanic (iarden stall. documents in lull-blown colour the great gardens of Scotland. It is an idyllic yieyy with not a tourist in sight. and giyes a glossy ideaol the beauty and calm of a 17th-century partcrre or the glory ofa Victorian herbaceous border.
0 ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS Symposium I lall. llill Square. Daily 111am~5.3llpin .
Tim Pomeroy: Paintings and Drawings tintit Tues 25 Aug. Landscape forms from human musculature.
0 ROYAL COMMONWEALTH POOL Dalkeith Road.
Scottish Sports Photographer ot the Year [Intil Fri 28 Aug. The winner is(‘raig llalkett ot the Iii-mint: Times. ( ilasgow. who becomes the first person to win the award three times. Action-packed pics with legs kicking and arms akimbo.
O ROYAL FINE ART COMMISSION FOR SCOTLAND 1) Atholl ('rescent. 22*) 1 111‘). lllam~~1pm.
Exhibition otArchitecture lintit .\Ion31 Aug. Glasgow . the ('lyde and the forthcoming(ilasgow (iardcn l‘estiyal.
O ROYAL OBSERVATORY Visitorscentre. Blackford I Iill. 667 332 l. 22‘) Aug. Mon—Fri litany-4pm; Sat ts Sun noon—5pm. 65p (children ()AP 35p). New discoveries and historical star-gazing equipment plus splendid views of the city. 0 ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND ('hambers Street. 225 753-1. Mon-Sat Ilium—5pm. Sun 2—‘5pm.
Tbilisi to Tashkent: Decorative Artlrom Soviet Central Asia t‘ntil Sun in Sept. Renowned for the richness of their costumes and traditions this exhibition giyes a ﬂayour ot the decoratiy e carpets. metalwork . costumes and Jewellery made in this vast. often impregnable continent.
Part ofthe International Festival. See panel
Mr Wood's Fossils Until Sun 16 Aug. Remarkable fossil finds from Scotland by Stan Wood. a former merchant seaman and insurance salesman.
Enclosures L'ntil Sat 12 Sept. Work by Peter Catrcll. a young photographer who examines man's impact on the natural landscape. (‘atrell works Closely with Fay (iodwin. one of Britain's foremost landscape photographers and also exhibiting this Festival. See Stills Gallery. 0 ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2—5pm.
Scotland's antiquities share premises with the Portrait Gallery. See Portrait Gallery for details of Mary. Queen ofScots exhibitions.
0 ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 2256671. Mon—Sat 1(lam—7pm;Sun Ilium—5pm.
Art at ourTime: Leading Works trom the Saatchi Collection Until Sat 5 Sept. £1.50 (1; l ). ()utstanding examples of 211th century art collected by the Prime Minister‘s advertising consultant. Charles Saatchi and his wife. Doris. Some ofthc work. notably by Auerbach. Kieffer and Warhol has never been seen in Scotland before.
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.. ’32 Richard Wilson's 20:50 at the Royal Scottish Academy
0 RUFUS READE GALLERY 40 Pllrig Street 5541078.Daily10am-7pm.
Dut otthe Nomad’s Tent Until Sat 29 Aug. A selling exhibition in the home ofthis Scottish trader in carpets. kelims and jewellery. Most of the stock comes from Anatolia. Illustrated talks on Wed 12 Aug at 8pm (Afghanistan) and Wed 19 Aug at 8pm (Turkey).
0 ST ANN'S COMMUNITY CENTRE South (iray (‘lose. (‘owgate Mon—Sat ‘).3()am—5.3llpm.
PeterJ. Graham L'ntil Sat 2‘) Aug. Paintings and T-shirts of Graham‘s recent trayelsto exotic destinations like Thailand and Scotland.
0 ST JOHN'S CHURCH 3 Lothian Road Mon-Sat l lam—6pm.
Fitth Fringe Cratt and Design Fair L'ntil Sat 2‘) Aug. A constantly changing array of individual stands.
0 SALTIRE GALLERY Atholl Crescent. .‘ylon—Sat “lam—8pm.
Edinburgh Sketching Club Exhibition Until Sat 15 Aug.
0 THE SCOTTISH ARTISTS SHOPS 1 toward Street. 556 6337. Mon—Sat ltlam—4pm. Sun 2—4pm.
Young Edinburgh Painters Until Sat 29 Aug. 0 SCOTTISH COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT AND INDUSTRY 23 Chester Street 225 7911. Mon—Fri 9.3(1am—4.3(lpm.
Drcadian Eye Until Fri 21 Aug. Photographs by Michael Hockney look at conservation in ()rkney past and present. 0 SCOTTISH CRAFT CENTRE 140 (‘anongate. 556 8136. Mon—Sat lllam—5.3()pm.A permanent showcase for the crafts of Scotland.
0 THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 Gtgorge Street. 225 5955. Mon—Fri 9am—5.3(lpm. Sat 9.3llam— 1pm.
Alberto Morrocco L'ntit Wed 2 Sept. New paintings by this popularand widely-respected artist. Pink and turquoise dazzle the eyes.
Elspeth Lamb L‘ntil 2 Sept. The imagery of
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Festival Exhibitions at the Talbot Rice Gallery
MADE FROM CIIRDERS
Featuring the work of a great many photographers, this important exhibition examines the changing industrial landscape of Scotland in the 19th and 20th centuries. It’s a unique chance to enjoy a signiﬁcant contribution to Scotland’s photographic achievement. Sponsored by Mobil
JEWELS OF THE AHCIEHTS
A rare opportunity to see the sensational, even controversial, Sackler collection of Near Eastern Jewellery.
As the ﬁrst major exhibition of its kind in Scotland, it is an impressive and provocative event not to be missed.
7 August to 12 September 1987 Monday to Saturday 10.00am-5.00pm Sunday 2.00-5.00pm
O'd TﬂlBOT RKE South Bridge
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