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.
Risen trom the Ashes L‘ntil Wed 18 Sept. Photographs depicting the painstaking restoration ofthe Royal Palaceof Pavlovsk. in Leningrad. which was built by Scottish architect ('harles (‘ameron on a commission from Catherine the (ireat. and then set on fire by retreatinchrrnans in 1944.
Ghosts in the River [Intil 'I‘hurs‘ 26 Sept.
Photographs by Iain Nicholson. on display
in the Fine Art Library.
Mapping the Growth at Edinburgh The 17 Sept—26 Get. A look at changes iii the city through maps.
I COLLECTIVE GALLERY I66 I Iigh Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sat noon -6pm. Developing Contacts t'ntil 29 Sept. The sequel totwoexhibitions held in 1989 and 1990 which aimed to provide positiv e ‘contact' between the public and people with learning difficulties. This exhibition is the result of workshops held at (irindlay Court Centre.
I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 229 931 1. Daily 10am—5pm.
New exhibitions start in October.
I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP AND GALLERY 23 L'nion Street. 557 2479. Mon—Sat l0am—5.30pm.
Marc Chagall: Selected Graphic Works L'ntil Sat 14 Sept. A rare chance to see a selection of lithographs and etchings by the lyrical French artist.
Facts of Lite: Screenprints by Alastair Mack Sat 21 Sept—I2 ()ct. An exhibition in two parts: seven images which make up an artist‘s book. and a group ofworks which present a portrait of the artist’s experience — silhouetted figures presented against a background of shape. Colour and texture. I FINE ART SOCIETY 137 George Street. 220 6370. Mon—Fri 9.30am-5.30pm: Sat 10am—lpm.
Next exhibition. of recent works by Ian Howard. begins 5 ()ct.
I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street. 225 6776. Tue—Fri 1 1am—6pm; Sat 10am— 1pm.
Jean Martin: Recent Works Until 9()ct.
I FRUITMARKET GALLERY 29 Market Street. 225 2383. Mon—Sat 10am—8pm; Sun 11am—5pm.
Ian Hamilton Finlay and the Wild Hawthorn Press1958-1991 L'ntil Sat 14 Sept. £2(£l ). The first major retrospective of Finlay‘s printed work. featuring concrete poetry. neon works and some of the more recent. classically-based work. Ilis best known themes —- the sea. classical Arcadia and the French Revolution - are all represented. and there is a slide display ofFinlay's garden at Stonypath. Lanarksltire.
I GALERIE MIRAGES 46a Racburn Place. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
The Art olAdornment L'ntil Sat 21 Sept. A celebration of decoration — masks and jewellery front Zaire. (iabon. Nigeria. Nepal. Afghanistan. Ethiopia. Indonesia and India.
I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am— 5pm: Sun 2—5pm. [D] Cafe.
The gallery's justly renowned cafe isopen Mona—Sat 10.30am—4.30pm; Sun 2.30—4.20pm. Entry to the permanent collection is free.
Michael Andrews: Ayers Rock and Other Landscapes limit 29 Sept. £2 (£1 ). A major exhibition of work. includinga groupof nine vast paintings— the resultof Andrews‘ visit in 1983 to Ayers Rock and the LIIuru National Park in Australia. Andrews produced the canvases in his studio in Norfolk. bringing back bagsof soil and rock dust and mixing them with the paint to enhance the texture and physical reality of the paintings. A number of Andrews' SCottish landscapes are also included in the show.
I GRAEME MURRAY GALLERY 15 Scotland Street. 556 6020. Tue—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat l0am—1pm.
Sol Lewitt: Five Geometric Structures and their Combinations Until 28 Sept. Workshy- other gallery artists also on show.
I HANOVER FINE ART 22A Dundas Street. 5562181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am-4pm.
Mountains and Remote Places Until Mon 23
Sept. Mixed exhibition by artists including
Peter Barton. Rodger Irish. Richard
Jaques. Jean McNeill and others.
I HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM 142 (‘anongate 225 2424. Mon-Sat I0am—6pm.
A restored 16th century mansion. and the city‘s principal museum of local history. Head Lines linti15 ()ct. A history ofhair care in Iidinburgh. front the late 18th century to the present day.
I ITALIAN INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm (closed l—3pm)
Eugenio Carmi L'ntil 27 Sept. Watercolours and aquatints.
I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Nortliurnberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Mort—Fri 9. 30ani—-4.30pm.
(‘losed throughout Sept.
I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 Iligh Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat ll)ant--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. Now including an exhibition ochccano
Looking Wider Still: The Story at the Scottish Ranger Guides Until Mon 16 Sept. A special exhibition. marking the 75th anniversary of the Scottish Rangers and including flags. uniforms. photographs and film.
I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon~Sat 10am»5pm; Sun 2-5pm.
Saved for Scotland t1 ntil 29 Sept. Works by Blake. Stubbs. Raphael. Poussin. Gainsborough. Velazquez and Van (iogh '— all acquired by Scottish collections with the help ofthe National Art ('ollcctions I-‘und. set up in 1903 to help gallericsbuy works of particular importance.
The Stylish Image: Printmakers to the Court of Rudoll ll L'ntil 13 ()ct. A dedicated patron ofthe arts. the Emperor Rudolfll accumulated an impressive collection of engravings— from his accession in 1576. until his death in 1612- which washoused in the great palace of Prague. This exhibition includes artists such aslan Saenrcdarn. Hendrik (ioltzius and Acgidius Sadeler and is drawn from collections throughout Europe.
I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND
(ieorge 1\' Bridge 226 4531. Mon—I-‘ri
9.30am—830pm; Sat 9.30am-5pm: Sun
- The Italian Scots Lintil 31 ()ct. ('oinciding
with the launch of NLS‘s new archive on
the history of Italian Scots. this exhibition Iooksat ltalians‘ relationship with
; Scotland. from their arrival here in the
19th century — when many families created I catering businesses now famousin
Scotland — to the problems they faced
w hen. on the outbreak of World War 11. they were classified as ‘encmy aliens'. and on to their reviving fortunesand contribution to modern society.
I NEPAL INTERLINK 6 I lowe Street. 225 1654. Tue—Sun l lam--6pm.
AFeel olNepal lfntil Sun 15 Sept. Newand j ancient tecltniqttcs iii jewellery-making. '; thang-ka paintings. Ilimalayan carpets.
carved wood and lots more.
I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 I Iigh Street. 5569579. Mon—Sat l0am—4.30pm. The Preacher and the Goldsmith Admission £1.20 £1 50p. Exhibition about nextdoor-neighbour John Knox IIouse 1490—1990.
Theatre Images: Recent Work by MaryAllan Until 5 ()ct.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 ('umbcrland Street. 557 1020. Mon —Fri 10am—6pm.Sat
PHILOSOPHERS Portaits by Steve Pyke
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