University of Edinburgh, Old College, South Bridge. Tel: 031 667 1011 ext 4308

ALEXANDER FRASER Recent Paintings 7 November— 12 December

Mon—Sat l Oa'm—S pm Admission Free

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Hunterian Art Gallery

University of Glasgow

A DECADE OF ACQUISITIONS 1977 1987 31 October 1987—16 January 1988

Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm Sat 9.30am—1pm Admission Free


11 Room around the National Gallery of Scotland on The Mound, see ‘Drawings by Artists in 17th Century Rome’ & a new arrival ‘Diana 8L Her Nymphs’ by the other Robert Burns, painted in 1926 for Crawford’s tearooms in Princes Street. 1] The Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Queen Street shows its two most important acquisitions in many years-The rst Duke of Hamilton by Mytens and a double portrait ofthe 14th Duke 8L his wife by Kokoschka, two masterpieces spanning 340 years. 11 At the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Belford Road take a closer look at Paul Nash’s ‘Landscape of the Vernal Equinox’; our appeal for ‘The Terrible Year 1937’ by Barlach commemorates the 50th anniversary of Hitler’s notorious ‘Degenerate Art’ exhibition; 8L have you had lunch at the Gallery Cafe? ‘ll All 3 Galleries are open Monday to Saturday

10-5, Sunday 2-5. Free. Further information on 031-556 8921. SCOTLAND

fabrics and jewellery.

Ceremonies Tue 3—Sat 28 Nov. Work by Koert Linde.

Pets and Parasites Tue 3—Sat 28 Nov. Sculptures and drawings by Deborah Jones.

Meet November’s Netherhow Artists on Sat 7 Nov from 2pm.

Sculpture Workshop Sat 14 Nov. 10.30am—4pm. Work with Deborah Jones. For adults and children over 7

years. 0 OODFELLOWS BAR Oddfellows Hall, Forrest Road. 11.30am—11pm. Georgie Wooltson and Rory Smith Until Sun 1 Nov. Drawings of sculpture.

Steve Dunlop and Ole Bamboye Mon 2 Nov-Sun 22 Nov.

0 OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm. Sat 10am—4pm.

Mary Mannings Thomson - Paintings and Margaret Struckmeier- Ceramics Until Thurs 12 Nov.

0 PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street, 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. The great Scots of the past and present are collected here in a gallery of faces and figures.

0 PRESCOTE GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street, 557 0080. NB New address. 2pm—6pm.

No exhibitions until further notice due to renovations.

o PRINTMAKERS’ WORKSHOP GALLERY 23 Union Street, 557 2479. Mon—Sat loam-5.30pm.

Scottish Print Open Sat 31 Oct-Sat 21 Nov. The fourth Print Open moves from the host organiser this time round, Glasgow Print Studio. 50 pieces were selected from 382 submissions and 5 prizes worth £250 dished out. The range in size and stature is varied. With many more painters now trying their hand at this medium, the number of monoprints being produced has increased significantly.

Weekend Course 21/22 Nov. Etching, lithography and silkscreen for beginners and those who would like to brush up their skills. Please book with the workshop in advance.

Lite Drawing Thursdays at 7—9pm. £2 per session or save by buying a season ticket.

0 OUEEN'S HALL Clerk Street Box Office 668 2019.

Seeking the Dead City- Paintings by Gwyneth Leech Sun 1-Sun 22 Nov. Known best perhaps for her portraits of her feathered friend the hen, this American-born artist now living in Glasgow, turns to the exotic plumage of the Venice Carnival for inspiration. These large pictures depict the dark and bright sides of this street revelry.

0 RIAS 15 Rutland Square. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm.

Five Scottish New Towns Until Fri 13 Nov. The New Town was a post-war concept in organised urban living. 1987 is birthday year for three of them. Livingston is 25, Irvine 21 and East Kilbride 40. This exhibition celebrates and has been put together by all five Scottish New Towns.

0 ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN Inverleith House. Mon-Sat lOam—Spm; Sun

1 1am—5pm.

Winter Closure Due to a current lack of funds, the gallery will close for the winter season.

O ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street, 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. The Royal Mint: 1100 Years in Mlnting Until Sun 15 Nov. When was the first pound coin struck? Whose mistress looks uncannin like Britannia? When was the last coin struck in Edinburgh? These and other money matters answered in this exhibition. Wiidliie Photographer oi the Year Until Thurs 19 Nov. 80 photographs from the biggest international wildlife photographic competition in the world. 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. 0 ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound, 225 6671 . Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Royal Scottish Society at Watercolourists Sat 7 Nov—Thurs 3 Dec. 0 THE SCOTTISH ARTISTS SHOP8 Howard Street, 556 6337. Mon—Sat 10am—4pm. Sun 2—4pm. O SCOTTISH CRAFT CENTRE 140 Canongate, 556 8136. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. A permanent showcase for the crafts of Scotland. 0 THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street, 225 5955. Mon—Fri 9am—5.30pm. Sat 9.30am—lpm. Kathleen Russell Mon2—Wed 25 Nov. Scottish landscape studies boats and hills. Nancy Angus- Seascapes Mon 2—Wed 25 Nov. New ceramics. Winter Selection Mon 2-Wed 25 Nov. A selection of work by gallery artists, ceramics, glass and wood. 0 THE SCOTTISH MINING MUSEUM Lady Victoria Colliery. Newtongrange, Midlothian, 663 7519. Tue—Fri 10am—4.30pm; Sat/Sun Noon—5pm; Thurs late opening 6.30—8pm. Prestongrange (between Prestonpans and Musselburgh) Tue—Fri 103m—4pm. Sat/Sun Noon—5pm. Visitor Centre, Historic Cornish Beam Engine and displays showing coal-mining through the ages. 0 STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street, 557 1140. Tue—Sat Noon—6pm. Troubled Land Until Sat 21 Nov. Photographs of Northern Ireland by Paul Graham, one of Britain’s foremost ‘new colour’ practitioners. I His images of urban and rural ground in Ulster challenges the standard media image of this sensitive spot. Talk Tue 3 Nov at 7.30pm. Declan McGonagle, Director of the Orchard Gallery, Londonderry, looks at Graham‘s photography in relation to other representations of Northern Ireland in the media and in the work of locally-based artists.

0 TALBOT RICE ART CENTRE Old College, University of Edinburgh, 667 1011 ext 4308. Mon—Sat, 10am—5pm, Sun 2pm—5pm.

Colin Baxter Until Sat 31 Oct. Views of Scotland through the rose-tinted lens of this well-known photographer. This exhibition marks the publication of a Baxter/Nature Conservancy joint venture in the publishing of Scotland - The Nature of the Land photographs of National

36 The List 30 Oct - 12 Nov