ART & EXHIBITIONS
Following a successful showing at the Scottish Mining Museum in Prestongrange, this exhibition of pottery from various locations along the Lothian coast transfers to the RMS for the winter. I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound, 225 6671. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm. Sun 2—5pm. Scottish Artists and Artist Craltsmen Until 22 Dec. Paintings, prints, sculpture. tapestry. ceramics. jewellery and other applied arts. I THE SPANISH CONSULATE 63 North Castle Street. 220 1843. Mon—Fri 9am—3pm. Selarad 92: The Rediscovery oi Jewish Spain Until 2 Jan. A commemoration ofthe considerable artistic. intellectual and commercial contribution made to Spain by the Jewish community. exjﬁlled in 1492.
I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY George Street, 225 5955. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat lOam—lpm.
Paintings from the Artist's Studio: Alberto MOROCCO Until 29 Dec. Personally selected by the artist from over six decades‘ work, the exhibition will include townscapes, harbours and beaches. colourful Mediterranean characters and exotic still-lifes.
Mike Abbot Until 29 Dec. Jewellery, carved and coloured wood.
Mixed Exhibition Until 29 Dec. Paintings and crafts.
The Woman in the Sky: Paintings byJon Schueler 7—30 Jan. Semi-abstract. evocative works by an artist who has described the sky as ‘Father, Mother, Mistress. and the lonely mystery of endless love. Each moment oflight or night is as complex as all oflife‘.
Steve Buck: Ceramics 7-30 Jan.
I SOLSTICE GALLERY 18a Dundas Street, 557 5227. Mon—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
Christmas Exhibition Until 8 Jan. Drawings and paintings.
Thereafter, mixed show of works from stock.
I STEP GALLERY 39 Howe Street, 556 1613.Mon—Sat11am—5.30pm.
Five Artists Throughout December. Etchings by Simon Bull. jewellery by Molly Bullick. ceramics by Archie McColl, oils and watercolours by William Ranson and etchings by David Sinclair. Future exhibitions unconfirmed.
I STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street, 557 1140. Tue—Sat 1 lam—5.30pm.
Sebastio Salgado Until 22 Dec. Salgadois probably the most respected photojournalist in the world today; this is the first exhibition to review his photographic career. including material from his projects on African famine, Latin-American culture and traditional industries.
I SUSAN MICCDLL STUDIO SHOP 1 l7 Comiston Road.
On Paradise Road 28 Dec—5 Jan. Shop hours. Paintings by EOghann MacColl.
I TALBOT RICE ART GALLERY Old College. University of Edinburgh. South Bridge, 667 1011 ext 4308. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Ii. Dieter Pleisch: Elementary Structures Until 22 Dec. New work from Edinburgh University’s 1990 Artist-in-Residence. Gallery will be closed for refurbishment until March.
I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place, 226 5425. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; late during performances.
Travelling the Spaceuays Until 3 Jan. Photographs taken during two trips to Orkney by Edinburgh photographer Stephen Fairclough.
I 369 GALLERY 233 Cowgate. 225 3013. Mon—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm.
Small Pictures ior Christmas Until 22 Dec. 369 artists prove that ‘contemporary art doesn’t come only on a grand scale’.
Irina Zatulovsltaya: Paintings Until 22 Dec. The fruits of Russian artist Zatulovskaya's two-month residency in Edinburgh — an exchange with Scottish artist Caroline
New Talent Until 22 Dec. then 7 Jan-2 Feb. Work by sixteen recent graduates of Scottish art schools.
Studio Artists Until 22 Dec. Gallery members’ annual exhibition.
I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street, 556 6366. Mon—Fri 1 1am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.
Christmas Exhibition Throughout December. Oils, watercolours, ceramics, glassware and jewellery.
I TRAVERSE THEATRE 112 Grassmarket. 226 2633. Tue—Sat llam— 10pm; Sun 6—10pm. The Christmas Cracker Until January. Mixed works on a seasonal theme.
I WASPS Studio/Gallery, Patriot Hall. Henderson Row, Stockbn'dge . 225 1289. Mon—Sat 11am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm on exhibition days only.
No exhibition at present.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES Coaibridge
I SUMMERLEE HERITAGE TRUST West Canal Street, 0236 31261. Every day 10am—5pm.
Oil Worker Scotland Until 6 Jan. Paintings. drawings and photographs by Sue Jane Taylor who spent three weeks recording the hard lives of off-shore oil workers as part of a commission by Stirling Shipping Company.
I CORNERSTONE GALLERY Cathedral Square. 0786 823696. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm; Sun 2—5.30pm. Christmas Exhibition Until 23 Dec. New works by ten artists including John Bathgate, Senga Murray and Fiona Cantwell.
I DICK INSTITUTE Elmbank Avenue. 0563 26401. Daily 10am—8pm; Wed and Sat lOam—Spm.
Contemporary '90 Until 5 Jan. Mixed exhibition of paintings, prints. sculpture, ceramics and jewellery; many items for sale.
I CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE 93 North Street. 0334 74610. Mon—Sat lOam—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Closed 22 Dec—6Jan.
Roger Morris: Jewellery. Paintings and Objects Until 20 Jan. Brooches, earrings and other, non-wearable objects made with acrylic and precious metals. Morris‘s strong. geometrical style is also reflected in his works on paper.
Morag Muir: New Paintings Until 20Jan. Muir’s work embraces both the naturalistic and the abstract. This
selection includes large oil paintings and some small studies, mostly of landscapes. Gail Fleming: Embroidery Until 20Jan. Bright, strident designs, based on fantastical animal forms.
I ALLAN PARK GALLERY The Studio. 23 Allan Park, 0786 71411. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (Wed 10am—lpm). Christmas Exhibition Until 24 Dec. Paintings by contemporary Scottish and 19th century British artists and a wide range of Christmas gifts including glassware. ceramics and jewellery.
I SMITH ART GALLERY AND MUSEUM Dumbarton Road. 0786 71917. Tue—Fri noon—5pm; Sat 10.30am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Oil the Shell? Until June 1991. A new exhibition drawn from the Smith's permanent collections.
A selective round-up oi Museums, running In alphabetical order.
I DURDELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151. Mon—Sat IOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D]
A veritable treasure trove of art collected by Edwardian tycoon William Burrell. The Age oI Van Gogh: Dutch Palnting 1880—1895 Until 10 Feb. See Galleries listings.
I DOME OF DISCOVERY South Rotunda. Govan Road, 417 1792. £2 (£1). Tue—Sun loam-5.30pm. Science and technology interactive exhibition. which includes 3D
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I HUNTERIAN MUSEUM Glasgow University, University Avenue, 339 8855. Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm; Sat 9.30am—1pm. Medals oi the Renaissance Until 31 Dec.
A Sense of Touch Until 31 Dec. A rare opportunity to handle all those exciting objects usually kept in glass cases.
I THE MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT Kelvin Hall, 1 Bunliouse Road. 427 2725. Mon-Sat loam—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Philatelic Culture Until 13 Jan.
I PEOPLE'S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green. 5540223. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm. Cafe. Disabled access by arrangement.
A Renterr Arraierr Until 13 Jan. Eight hundred years of Glaswegians having a good time.
I POLLOK HOUSE 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 632 0274. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Wed 10am-10pm; Sun noon-6pm.
The Enid Goldblatt Collection Until 31 Jan 1991.
I SPRINGDURN MUSEUM Ayr Street (adjacent to Springburn Railway Station). 557 1405. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm; Sat 10am—4pm; Sun 2-5pm.
Winner of the 1989 Award for Social and Industrial History and described as the first real community museum in Britain.
I CANONGATE TOLDODTH Royal Mile, 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
The People’s Story The museum relates the story of the people of Edinburgh. told in their own words and through photographs and re-created tableaux.
I LADY STAIRS HOUSE Lady Stairs Close. Lawnmarket. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
A celebration of Scotland’s greatest literary figures — Robert Burns. Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson.
I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
The best days of your life? Toys. videos and various kids' bits and pieces shed some light on how it was for everyone else. I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat IOam—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
For details ofexhibitions see Galleries listings.
I SCOTTISH UNITED SERVICES MUSEUM Edinburgh Castle. Mon—Sat 9.30am-5.0Spm; Sun 12.30-4.20pm.
The Story at the Scottish Soldier.
Husker. Flie IIIII Dnlm Instruments, uniforms. photographs etc, tracingthe development of military music from the 17th century to the present day.
I SOUTH OUEENSFERRY MUSEUM High Street Quecnsferry 331 1590. Mon. Thurs—Sat 10am—lpm, 2.15—5pm; Sun 2-5pm.
The Bridges. the Burgh and the People As part ofthe celebrations for the Forth Rail Bridge Centenary, an exhibition about the bridges and aspects of life in South Quecnsferry.
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