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 CENTRAL LIBRARY George IV Bridge. 225 5584. Mon—Fri 9am-8pm: Sat 9am-1pm.
Edinburgh Yesterday and Today Until Sat 6 Jul. Photographs of Edinburgh closes by Jackman.
I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 166 High Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sat noon—6pm.
Antonio Barriero and Javier Carpintero: Work in Edinburgh Until Sun l4Jul. Mixed media paintings. drawings and prints by two young Spanish artists.
I EASTERN GENERAL HOSPITAL Seafield Street. 554 4444. Daily l0am~8pm.
Four Scottish Artists: New Works Until 19 Jul. Hospital walls bedecked with works by Phil Duthie. Olivia Irvine. Lynn McGregor and Ian Robertson.
I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP AND GALLERY 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Mon—Sat Ilium—5.30pm.
Eduardo Paolozzi Sat 6 Jul—2 Aug. An exhibition of selected works. coinciding with the unveiling of Sir Eduardo's new sculpture. round the corner at Picardy Place.
I FILMHOUSE Lothian Road. 228 2688. Mon—Sat noon—l 1pm; Sun 630-! lpm. Atterthe Rains Until Fri 28Jun. An exhibition ofanimation art-work from the film ofthe same name.
I FINE ART SOCIETY 137 George Street. 220 6370. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10am— 1 pm.
The Art of Slill Lile Throughout Jul. British painting 1800—1950.
I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street. 225 6776. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat l0am—lpm.
Maureen Finn: Recent Works Wed 3—31 Jul. I THE FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm: Sat 9.30am—1 .30 pm. Closed throughout July.
I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road.556 8921. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm‘. Sun 2-5pm. [D] Cafe.
The galleryrs justly renowned cafe isopen Mon—Sat 10.30am—4.30pm; Sun 2.30—4.20pm.
Ernst Wilhelm Nay: Paintings and Drawings 1928-1968 Until 21 Jul. A central figure in the development of abstract art in post-war (iermany. this is the first major retrospective of Nay 's work in Britain. showing his progression from the lixpressionist paintingsofthe l930s tothe development of a more personal. abstract style. Declared ‘degenerate' by the German authorities in 1937. Nay was prevented from showing his work for some years. Nevertheless. he went on tocreatc sortie of his most exuberant. memorable worksin the 1950s.
Book now for classes on large-scale landscape painting. based on August's Michael Andrews exhibition. and suitable
for all levels. More information on ext. no.
The CT New Contemporaries exhibition at the Third Eye Centre. Glasgow has come to be regarded as an important torum torthe display at new works by young artists- albeit asmall number otthem- who show particular promise. This year, fifteen artists were selectedlrom over1200 entrants. their various disciplines including photography. sculpture. video and painting. This exhibition will get its only Scottish showing at the Third Eye Centre. whereit
continues until Sat 13July.
I GRAEME MURRAY GALLERY 15 Scotland
Street. 556 6020. 'I‘ue—l’ri l0am—5pm: Sat 10am—1pm.
Closed throughout July.
I HANOVER FINE ART 22A Dundas Street. 5562181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Ana Berwick: Decorative Graphic Works Until Mon 8Jul.
Roberta Merrilees and Una Strachan: Recent Acrylics and Watercolours t'ntil Mon 8.1ul. Still lifes and landscapes.
I HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM l42 (‘anongatc. 225 2424. Mon—Sat lllarn-hpni.
Roman Scotland from the Air I‘ri Zsltiii- 10 Aug. Archaelogical evidence ofthc Roman occupation.
I ITALIAN INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon-Iri 10am— 1 pm. 2« 5pm: Wed 10am -8pm.
ltalian Summers 'l'hrougliout .lun.
Watercolours and drawings by Roy Wood.
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in Scotland Exhibition 1 July to 31 October 1991
National 1 llirary (II ()(tiIItIIltI
It'lt‘letillt‘ t‘ 5 I .I.‘.(‘ A" 5 I
A century of the Italian community
Monday. lrlday 9 it‘ 1700 ’lt'stival 9 it‘ 20 5U Saturdan 30 1700 Sunday 14 t‘t‘ 17‘00
(,t-tittgt‘ I\"I’i.'iti.:t' Itizriliurt'li I Ill ill/V LS
DA'I'he List 28June— l l Julv 1991
1 National Gallery at Modern Art
I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Mon—Hi 9.30am—4.30pm.
Midsummer Exhibition tintil l9Jul. Landscapes. seascapes. wildlife and botanical paintings by established artists Birnie. Busby. Bryce. Shanks and llarrigan.
I LADY STAIR'S HOUSE Lady Stair's Close.
Lawnmarkel. Mon-Sat Ilium—6pm.
A celebration ofScolland's greatest literary figures 7- Robert Burns. Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson.
I LEITH SCHOOL OF ART 25 \ortliJunction Street. 554 5761. Daily 10am -4pm. Foundation Exhibition 1991 Sat 29Jun-3I‘ue 2 .lul. Students put their artistic meritson the line.
Book now for .‘I r! In The ( ‘I'Iy Summer courses in draw ing. painting and printmaking.
I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 225 2424. Mon— Sat Illatn-opm. The best days of your life'.’ 'I'oys. videos
Joan Miro's 'Maternité' at the Scottish
and various kids' bits and pieces shed some light on how it was for everyone else. Now including an exhibition on Meccano
l Unsafe Toys Until 3 Aug. Cheery little
exhibition of all those perilous toys and games which failed to meet the safety
I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The ; Mound. 5568921. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; 3 Sun 2—5pm.
; Drawings and Watercolours lrom the
3 National Monuments Record of Scotland Until 28 July. Set up during the Second
World War. the Monuments Record‘s
brief was to make an emergency survey of Scotland‘s historical buildings. in case they were destroyed by bombs. Fifty years on the archive has been greatly enriched
by collecting and donations. The earliest * topographical drawing dates back to the
late 17th century. other drawings feature designs for castles. kirks. mills and
Etchings by D.Y. Cameron Until Sun 30Jun.
Ilighly prolific. though fastidious in his
insistence on quality. Cameron produced more than 500 plates between the late 1880s and the early 1930s. a period during which etching gained a popularity
: Book now for August drawing and
i paintingclasses on monumentalart. inspired by the present exhibition. For details. ring ext. 239.
I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND
‘ George IV Bridge 226 4531. Mon—Fri
' 9.30am-8.30pm; Sat 9.30am—5pm; Sun
The ltalian Scots Mon 1 Jul—31 Oct. Coinciding with the launch of the NLS‘s new archive on the history of Italian Scots, this exhibition looks at Italians'
relationship with Scotland. from their
. Nepal:SummerCollection UntilSun30Jun. ‘
arrival here in the 19th century - when many families created catering businesses now famous in Scotland — to the problems they faced when. on the outbreak of World War 11 they were classified as enemy aliens. and on to their reviving fortunes and contribution to modern society.
I NEPAL INTERLINK 6 Ilowe Street.
Photographs. handmade textiles and jewellery.
I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 4311iin Street. 556 9579. Mon—Sat l0am~-4.30pm.TIte Preacher and the Goldsmith 'I‘hroughout Jul. Admission £1.20 £1 50p. lixhibition about next-door-neighbour John Knox I louse 149(1— 199(1.
1 The 5.6 Group: Strands Thurs 27 Jun—~27Jul.
Photographs by Peter Bain. Roland I-‘ortuna and Doug Mackie. three men who share an interest in ‘photography for its
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland
Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri l0am—~6pm.Sat ;
All exhibitions Sat 29Jun—18Jul: Carlo Rossi RSW RGI: Paintings.
Jean Paul Landereau and Rob Whelpton: Ceramics.
Ernest Stephen Lumsden RSA RE: Modern Masters otPrintmakinglll. ; Fiona McGuire:Jewel|ery.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 (‘andlemaker
Row. 220 191 l. Mon—Sat l lam—5.30pm.
George Rodger- Magnum Photographer
Until Sat 29 Jun. Photographs from Life
magazine 1943—47. before Rodger went on to co-found Magnum with Ilenri (‘artier-Bresson and Robert Capa. Karen Knorr: Marks oi Distinction Sat 6—31 Jul. A photographer with a social
f conscience. concerning herselfwith the life-styles and ideologies of the rich and
powerful. and juxtaposing text and photographs to ironic effect. See In Print. I PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Cafe.
Scotland‘s bonniest and beastliest