ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
exhibition that addresses the impact that the AIDS virus has had on society and individuals through the medium of constructed pieces as well as related stories and prints. There is also to be aone day conference on HIV at the Gallery on 26 Sept. for details contact the Gallery. Free guided tours of the exhibition are available.
I TALBOT RICE ART GALLERY Old College . University of Edinburgh. South Bridge. 667 1011. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (6pm and Sun 2—6pm during Festival)
Treasures oi the University Library Until
1 Nov. Spanning the entire 200 years since the founding ofthe Old College andits Library the exhibition consists ofancient books. manuscripts and architectural drawings from the dustiest shelves ofthe University Library.
I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm and late during performances.
Departures Until 30 Sept. The story ofa day in the life of Waverley Station recorded in the photographs ofTrisha Malley.
I 369 GALLERY 233 Cowgate. 225 3013. Mon—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm.
Northern Horizons: New Art From Norway Until 30 Sept. Under the auspices ofthe Norwegian government the gallery has sent an exhibition to Scandinavia and in return three Norwegian painters and one sculptor will be showing here.
Lou Smith and Janette McCallum Until 30 Sept. Paintings depicting the deep sea fantasies of unlikely fish and sea-monsters by Lou Smith. Also landscape based abstract paintings by Janette McCallum as well as her illustrations she has completed for a friend‘s book on living with a disability.
New Talent Until 30 Sept. Arlene lsbister. Alice llannigan and Julia McNair. all recent graduates of Edinburgh College of Art display recently completed paintings and tapestries.
I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.
Fringe oi Gold and Other Sea-Towns Until 23 Sept. The title refers to Fife which features heavily in Fiona Dicks‘ watcrcolours and etchings.
Highlands and Lowlands Until 23 Sept. Watercolours of Scottish landscapes by Peter Randall. The next exhibition will be The New Scottish Embroidery Group 2—l4 Oct. The gallery also offers a picture framing service.
I WASPS STUDIOS Patriothall. Hamilton Place. 225 1289. Mon—Sat 2—5.30pm. Sabine Kohlmel 17-24 Sept. Paintings from this recent graduate of Edinburgh College ofArt.
I WAVERLEY TAYLOR GALLERY 54 Constitution Street. 553 4536. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm. Sat 11am—4pm.
Marcel O’Conner. Recent Work Until 30 Sept. The Northern Irish artist presents some of his abstract work which is influenced by Byzantine art.
I WILKIE HOUSE Cowgate.5531838.
No classes until the end of the summer.
A selective round-up of Museums listed first by city, than by venue. running in alphabetical order.
I BURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151. Mon-Sat 10am—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 Hunterian is well-known for its collection of 3/4 million fossil specimens.
Yoruba Textile From Nigeria Until 8 Oct. Traditional textiles made using age-old dyeing techniques are displayed in an exhibition drawn from a collection owned by Barbara Disney and Annie Menter. collated in south-west Nigeria in 1985.
I PEOPLE'S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. Disabled access by arrangement.
An exhibition ofeverything and anything to do with the history ofGIasgow.
I RUTHERGLEN MUSEUM King Street. 647 0837. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Local history recorded in minutiae until the Centenary of the Baptist Church in Rulherglen opens on 7 Oct.
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 ‘l Ieritage and Hope — 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 conditions and 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 from the Elmvale Primary School Parent Teacher Association got together to create this exhibition which uses family photographs to look back in time over their lives and 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 CANONGATE TOLBOOTH Royal Mile. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
The People’s Story The Museum has been established to relate the story ofthe people of Edinburgh told in their own words and through photographs and re-created tableaux.
I EDINBURGH CANAL CENTRE Bridge Inn. 27 Baird Road. Ratho.3331320/1251. Scotland‘s first Canal Centre has recently opened on the Union Canal where you can hire rowing boats and look round the Visitor Centre which displays artefacts from the history of the canal.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Wealth OI a Nation Until 31 December. A major exhibition of the wealth. intrinsic and otherwise. that our museums contain. Many of the items are currently poorly housed and part of the 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 Oct. 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 lngliston. 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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University of Edinburgh, Old College, South Bridge. Tel: 031 6671011 ext4308
14 October— I 1 November
SCOTTISH HILLS Lidy Hoewaer
Also: THERE TO REMAIN Treasures of Edinburgh University Library
Tues—Sat lilam—Spm Admission Free Subsidised by the Scottish Arts('otincil
94 George Street W F Mon—Fri lOam—6pm Edinburgh ' “murisn Sat lOam—Ipm 031 225 5955 (i.\l.l.i2li\'
MAJOR 20th CENTURY SCOTTISH PAINTINGS HARRY MORE-GORDON Recent Paintings INGER LAWRANCE and TESSA BEAVER Prints BORDERS CRAFTS ASSOCIATION
9 September—4 October Gallery closed 18 September
BODIES OF EXPERIENCE Stories about living with H.l.V.
This exhibition addresses the impact ofl l.|.V. on individuals in society, using photographs and stories to relate experiences of l i . l.V. and AIDS. 9 September—l 4 October
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CONFERENCE: A Positive Image. Tue 26 Sept, 10am-4.3()pm. Speakers, including Simon Watney of the Terrence l liggins Trust, and photographers from the exhibition, will look at representation
of H.l.V. and AIDS in the media. Fees £15l£9l
Gallery open Tues—Sat 1 lam—5.30pm. Admission Free. 105 High Street, Edinburgh, 031 5571140
Subsidised |)Y the Scottish Arts C0unr:-l
The Collective Gallery
I66 HIGH STREET EDINBURGH EHI IOS O3I-220 I260
TALKING TO THE MONKEY
NEW WORK by jANICE MCNAB 9-3OTH SEPT '89
OPENING HOURS I2.30-5.3O TUES-SAT ADMISSION FREE
SubSId/sed by The Scottish Arts C0uncil and Edinburgh District CounCil
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