ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
An exhibition of (ireek photography from the l‘lb'lls put together by .lohn Stathatos. Stalhatos is himself a photographer as well as a critic and he has uncovered the work of eight artists w hose pictures show an exciting range of subject matter and approach. Free guided tours ofthe exhibition are ayailable.
I TALBOT RICE ART GALLERY ( )ld College. L'niyersity' of lidinburgh. South Bridge. (m7 ltll l. Mon—Sat loam-Spin.
Eduardo Paolozzi l'ntil 2“ May. The gallery re-opcns after redecoration with this major sculpture exhibition. The lidinburgh-born artist explores the connections between art and science. Seascapes 20 May. A one day seminar examing the theme of the sea in work by artists such as 'l'urncr. Izardley. Mcl‘aggart and Robert (‘allcndcr whose exhibition 'Sea Saly'agc' opens on .3 .lune at the same y'enue. l‘urther details from the l'niycrsity lixtra Mural Studies Department (H31 no" Ill] 1 . ext 024m.
I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 l lamilton l’lacc. 22o 5-125. Mon Sat Illam 5pm and late during pcrlormances.
Faces You Know I ‘ntil 3t! May . .limmy Butler ties to capture the character of Muirhouse and l’ilton m hisphotographic potraits of the inhabitants.
I 369 GALLERY 233 ( ’ow gate. 225 3(ll3. Mon Sat lllRllam 5.30pm. Contemporary Scottish Landscape t'niil :7 May. The 3b‘) brings together some ofits most frequently displayed artists in a landscape orientated exhibition in the First Floor (iallcry.
New Work From 44 l‘ntil 27 May. 4-1 isthe number of London Street where l.eila (ialloway and Tony (‘ooper hay'c their own studio gallery. (ialloway 'ssculpturcs are made from wire and paper. while (‘ooper works in metal. 44 at 3N) Bingo'.‘ Paintings and Monoprintsl‘nti137 May. These are the results of ( )liyia lry'inc‘s year long study in Madrid on a Spanish (ioy'ernmcnt Scholarship. lmagcsof gardens and flowers dominate the show. I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b I)undas Street. 55oo3hb. Mon- Fri Ilam (rpm; Sat illjliam 4pm.
islands of Strangers. lnnse Ball 33 May 3 June. Recent paintings by Andrew McMorrine and ( ’ailean Maclcan both from Skye.
The gallery also offers a picture framing sery'ice.
I WASPS STUDIOS l’atriothall. l lamilton Place. 225 128‘). 2 5.3llpm.
I WAVERLEY TAYLOR GALLERY 54 ('onstitution Street. 553 ~153bfl‘ue Sat
1 lam- opm.
Stella Auchinleck leay 7June. Auchinleck is an cx-student of lidinburgh (‘ollege of Art w ho now liy'es in Turkey Where she paints the landscape in all its strong Mediterranean colour.
I WILKIE HOUSE ( ‘oyy gate.5531h’3S. Spring Drawing and Painting Classes 1 'niil I‘Uunc. 1 3pm. An eight week Monday afternoon course with a model costing a mere £1o.l’lioiie 553 1838 for details.
Lile Class "7.3” 9.30pm. This class is now on 'l'hursdays and costs just i; l .50.
A selective round-up of Museums listed lirsl by city. then by venue. running in alphabetical order.
I BURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws
Riyadh-197151. Mon Sat lllam- SpiiizSun 2—5pm. (life. [1)]
A wealth of treasure collected by Iidwardian tycoon William Burrell.
300 Years of Embroidery t’ntil Zs‘ May. Selection from the collection ofthe Iimbroiderers (iuild.
I HUNTERIAN MUSEUM The L'niyersityof (ilasgow. 339 8855. Mon-I‘ri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.3(lam- lprn.
L'sed as a study collection as much as a public facility. the llunterian is
V well-known for its collection of 3/4 million fossil specimens.
African Vision t.'ntil 20 August. An exhibition of traditional sculpture with an especially strong representation from
French-speaking Africa. not often seen in
I MUSEUM or TRANSPORT Kelvin Hall. 1 Bunhouse Road. 357 392‘). Mon—Sat
10am—5pm. Sun 2-5pm. Disabled Access. Cafe.
7 lntemational Plastic Modellers' Society A
display of around 4() models by members of this society.
I THE OLD TRANSPORT MUSEUM Albert Drive. 422 1282. Mon—Sat mam—5.30pm. The Bayeux Tapestry Facsimile LIntil 31 May. An opportunity to see the famous l-rench tapestry as reproduced by a group
of 35 Victorian ladies from Staffordshire. . I PEOPLE'S PALACE MUSEUM (ilasgow
(ireen. 554li223. Mon- Sat lliam—Spm;
'z Sun2 5pm. ('afc. Disabled accessby
A Stitch in Time l 'mil 3(lJunc. An
exhibition of w omen's banners and needlework brings together work from Belfast. (‘hilc and Soweto as well as banners from (ilasgow and the massive Picture of Leith from lidinburgh.
I SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Ayr Street (adjacent to Springburn Railway Station). 55714ll5.Monrl5ri ll).3(lam-5pm; Sat lllam» 4pm; Sun 2 7 5pm.
Sculpture at Springburn ‘l leritagc and Hope» Springburn 1989'. a bronze group by the lidinburgh artist Vincent Butleris standing proud in Atlas Square. and an exhibition describing its making is on show in the museum.
Work: The Springburn Experience 1840—1988 A long term exhibition looking at l-Illy'carsof working conditionsand practices at Springburn focusing on trade unions. tools, women and the wars. Of particular interest to anyone who worked in (ilasgow's heayy industries or whose family did. If you‘re looking for a nostalgic trip down memory lane or a historical look at the industrial past. this exhibition will stimulate and illuminate.
Springburn Mothers l-‘our women from the lilmy'ale Primary School Parent Teacher Association got together to create this exhibition which uses family photographs to look back in time over their liy'esand their relationships with their mothers. grandmothers. children and grandchildren. The pictures provides a rare insight into the liyes and experiences of scy'cral generations of Springburn
I EDINBURGH CANAL CENTRE Bridge Inn. 27 Baird Road. Ratho. 333 1320 1251. Scotland‘s first ('anal (‘entre has recently opened on the L'nion (‘anal where you can both hire rowing boats and look round the Visitor ( ‘entre which displays artefacts from the history of the canal.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND (‘hambers Street. 225 753-1. Mon-Sat lllam 5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Robes ot the Realm L'ntil 25 June. Iide and Ray‘enscroft haye been Robemakers and 'l‘ailors for 30” years and to celebrate the fact the Royal Museum mounts a display ofceremonial dress.
Revolutions in Science Until l(l()ctober. A look at the major scientific discoy'eriesof the last 200 years with the chance to tryout the odd experiment yourself.
I SCOTTISH AGRICULTURAL MUSEUM lngliston. Monuliri loam—5pm.
Agricultl 'e still plays an important role in Scotland s culture and this museum looks at the old trades and skills ofthe countryside.
The Sword and the Plough A special exhibition which explores the changes brought by two World Wars and their effect on the communities and the landscape.
94 George Street Edinburgh 03] 225 5955
Mon-Fri l0am—6pm Sat 10am—1pm
RECENT ACQUISITIONS MARY MacIVER ‘Fantasy Paintings’ ALASTAIR MACK ‘Into the Light’ — screenprints JENNIFER HEX Textiles CATHERINE MANNHEIM Jewellery
6-31 May (Closed 22 May)
McGRiGO‘R DONALD SCULPTURE PRIZE 1989 Prize Winners Exhibition l9 - 31 May
’one of the most successful young British sculptors’ DAILY TELEGRAPH A magnificent show of powerful large scale sculptures by one of Britain 5 top artists a must’ GLASGOW HERALD
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Free Belford Road Edinburgh until May 29
THE FINE ART SOCIETY
Edinburgh IZGreat King Street
Glasgow 134 Blythswood Street
12 May —17]une 10 Years Of the Fine Art Society in Glasgow A Celebratory Exhibition
6th May— lSJune STATE OF THE ART Painting and Sculpture in Scotland today
Mon-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm; Sat IOam-l pm
APOST CLASSICAL L A N D S C A P E
CONTEMPORARY GREEK PHOTOGRAPHY
13 May — 17June An exciting range ofsubject matter and approaches from 8 contemporary Greek photographers. G_a__lc;ry_Ia_lk: Tuesday 6 lune at 7.30pm '(Jreek photography in the 1980s’ byjohn Stathatos, curator of the exhibition.
Admission £1 .50 (£1 Friends/ L'B-ﬂl Students) [05 High Street. Edinburgh, 03] 55 7 l 140. Gallery open: Tue—Sat 1 [am-5 ._i()pm
Subsldlsc'd by the Scottish Arts ('iium H
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