ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
Owen Logan: Photographs From Morocco Until 29 July. The Edinburgh based photographer has spent a signifigant amount of time in Morocco recording his impressions of the landscape and people on film. Anima Mundi 5 Aug-2 Sept. The exhibition is the first international one organised by the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography and brings together the work of 9 British photographers who display their still life studies with contemporary variations. Open Forum 6 Aug 2pm. A panel led discussion involving some ofthe photographers currently exhibiting in the Gallery. Free guided tours of the exhibition are available. I TALBOT RICE ART GALLERY Old College, University of Edinburgh. South Bridge, 6671011. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm (6pm and Sun 2—6pm during Festival) Treasures oi the University Library Until 1 November. Spanning the entire 200 years since the founding of the Old College and its Library, the exhibition consists of ancient books, manuscripts and architectural drawings from the dustiest shelves of the University Library. The next major exhibition will be Tartan 12 Aug—9 Sept. A display featuring the 200 years of the wearing of tartan from Bonnie Prince Charlie right up to the present day. including ofcourse. the most famous exponents ofthe garb the Bay City Rollers. I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm and late during performances. 8|!!le Until 10 Aug. An exhibition of photgraphs taken by pupils ofthe photography classes held on these very premises. I 369 GALLERY 233 Cowgate. 225 3013. Mon—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm. Coldhouse Group 7 Aug—2 Sept. So called because their first exhibition was held in an old cold storage building in Chicago. The group have sent 3 oftheir number over to show their work which has astrong social/political content. Northern Horizons: New Art From Norway 7 Aug-30 Sept. Under the auspices ofthe Norwegian government the Gallery has sent an exhibition to scandinavia and in return 3 Norwegian painters and one sculptor will be showing here. I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street, 556 6366. Mon-Fri 11am-6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm. West CoaslAnisls Until 5 Aug. 11 artists all domiciled in the West Coast including Dorothy Bruce, Robert Kelsey and James Gorman exhibit their recent work. The Festival exhibition will be Irene Halliday l4 Aug—2 Sept. Paintings of Scottish landscapes and ﬂower studies. The gallery also offers a picture framing service. I WASPS STUDIOS Patriothall, Hamilton Place. 225 1289. Mon—Sat 2—5.30pm. There will be nothing on at the studios until the Festival when there will be 3 different exhibitions on one each week. I WAVERLEY TAYLOR GALLERY 54 Constitution Street. 553 4536. Tue-Fri 11am-6pm. Sat 11am—4pm. Shades of Black Until 29 .Iuly. Large black and white cityscapcs from Jo Ganter. a post graduate student at Edinburgh College of Art and recent recipient ofa scholarship to study at the British School in Rome. Art In Leith '89 4 Aug—5 Sept. Reflecting the variety ofartistic talent down the road in Leith there are paintings, prints. woven textiles and sculpture by too many artists to name here. I WILKIE HOUSE Cowgate.5531838. Fernand Leger: Circus Until 13 Aug. An exhibition of the French artist‘s collection of lithographs. based on his appreciation of the spectacle of the Big Top. In particular he draws inspiration from Barnum‘s three-ring circus in New York
and Fernando‘s famous show in France.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
A selection oi exhibitions outside Glasgow and Edinburgh.
I MACLAURIN ART GALLERY Rozelle Park. Monument Road. 0292 43708. Mon—Sat 11am—5pm.
Ferdnand Leger: Circus Until 13 Aug. The French artist exhibits his collection of lithographs based on his appreccation of the spectacle of the Big Top. in particular he draws inspiration from Barnum’sthree ring circus in New York and Fernando‘s famous show in France.
I CHRISTOPHER BOYD GALLERY Old Gala House. Scott Crescent. (0750) 20096. Mon—Sat 10am—4pm: Sun 2—4pm. Closed Wednesday.
Richard Wawro Until 18 Aug. Large representational images in wax crayon from the Edinburgh artist.
I PETER POTTER GALLERY 10 The Sands. 445 2295. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.
Glengyle Two Until 21 July. Paintings and sculptures by a group of 13 Edinburgh artists.
I MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY War memorial Gardens. 0592 260732. Mon—Sat 11am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm.
Fay Godwin Scottish Photographs Until 6 Aug. Fay Godwin attempts to capture the tranquillity ofthe Highlands in her landscape photographs.
I ROBSON GALLERY llalliwell'sllouse Museum. (0750) 20096. Mon—Sat l0am—l230pm and 1.30—5pm'. Sun 2—4pm. Adults 60p. concessions 30p. Goodbye Ronnie Sharp edged political and satirical comments stand out in David llughcs' paintings which reﬂect his obsession with the United States.
I CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE 93 North Street. St Andrews. (0334) 74610. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm'. Sun 2—5pm.
Henri Cartier-Bresson Until 6 Aug. Cleverly killing two birds with one stone this exhibition from the National Centre for Photgraphy in France is part ofthe Month of French Photography which celebrates both the 150th anniversaryof the birth of photography and the bicentenary of a small disturbance in Paris.
Souvenir De France Until 6 Aug. (‘olin Rusco the Scottish Photographer has recorded the French countryside and people from the rural South to the majesty of Versailles.
A selective round-up oi Museums listed first by city. than by venue. running in alphabetical order.
I BURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D]
A wealth of treasure collected by Edwardian tycoon William Burrell.
I HUNTERIAN MUSEUM The University of Glasgow. 339 8855. Mon-Fri 9.30am—5pm: Sat 9.30am— 1 pm.
Used as a study collection as much asa public facility. the llunterian is well-known for its collection of 3/4 million fossil specimens.
African Vision Until 26 Aug. An exhibition
of traditional sculpture with an especially strong representation from French-speaking Africa. not often seen in this country.
I PEOPLE'S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. Disabled access by arrangement.
An exhibition of everything and anything to do with the history ofGlasgow.
I RUTHERGLEN MUSEUM King Street. 647 0837. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. The Centenary of the Salvation Army in Rutherglen Until 16 July. The exhibition includes costumes photographs banners and trophies from 100 years of the good
I SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Ayr Street (adjacent to Springburn Railway Station). 557 1405. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm; Sat 10am—4pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Sculpture at Springburn ‘i leritage and “(me — Springburn 1989'. a bronze group by the Edinburgh artist Vincent Butler is 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 140 years of working conditionsand practices at Springburn focusing on trade unions. tools. women and the wars. Of particular interest to anyone who worked in Glasgow‘s heavy 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 Four women frotn the Elmvale Primary School Parent Teacher Association got together to create this exhibition which uses family photographs to look back in time over their livesand their relationships with their mothers. grandmothers, children and grandchildren. The pictures provides a rare insight into the lives and experiences of several generations ofSpringburn
I CANNONGATE TOLBOOTH Royal Mile. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. (Sun 2-6pm during the festival).
The People's Story The Museum has been established to relate the story ofthe people of Edinburgh told in theirown words and through photographs and recreated tableaux.
I EDINBURGH CANAL CENTRE Bridge Inn. 27 Baird Road. Ratho. 333 1320/1251. Scotland‘s first Canal Centre has recently opened on the Union Canal where you can both hire rowing boats and look round the Visitor Centre which displays artefacts from the history of the canal.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OFSCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Wealth of a Nation Until 31 Dec. A major exhibition of the wealth. intrinsicand otherwise that Scotland has contained in our museums. Many of the itemsare currently poorly housed and part ofthe reason for the show is to drum up support for the construction of new buildings for the museum on Chambers Street. Revolutions in Science Until 10 Get. A look at the major scientific discoveries ofthe last 200 years with the chance to try out the odd experiment yourself.
I SCOTTISH AGRICULTURAL MUSEUM Ingliston. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm. Agriculture 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.
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