including Gorman. Akerman and Lamont. with ceramics. sculpture and metalwork by Awlson. Bennie. Borthwick and others.
I OPEN CIRCLE Hillhead Library. 348 Byres Road. Mon—Fri 9.30am-8pm; Sat 9.30am—1pm.2-5pm.
Heaven Moves Quickly Until Thurs 19 Dec. Paintings and drawings by Elise V. Allan. with poems by Alistair Paterson.
I PEOPLE'S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green. 5540223. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Cafe.
Once a museum for the working classes. and now a fantastic repository for all sorts of ephemera connected with Glasgow‘s history — everything from old cigarette packets to suffragettes' campaigning material.
I SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street. 429 1202. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2—5pm. Cafe.
Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on education in Scotland from 1872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a ﬂavour of Victorian. Edwardian. Second World War and 1960s schooldays.
Colin Prior: Land’s End Until 5 Jan. Drawings and photographs of disappearing habitats and animals.
I SPRINGRURN MUSEUM Ayr Street. 557 1405. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm; Sat 10am—4.30pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Winner of the 1989 Award for Social and Industrial History and described asthe first real community museum in Britain. I STREET LEVEL 279—281 High Street. 552 2151. Wed—Sat 11am—6pm: Sun 2—4pm. Sylvia Plachy: Unguided Tour Until 12Jan. Photographs taken by Plachy as she travelled through the United States.
I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 423 1333. Daily. noon—8pm (noon—l 1pm performance days. not Suns).
Future Memories Until 24 Jan. ‘The largest ever exhibition by and about Glasgow and its people‘ — a collection ofold photographs vies with contemporary images of the city and its people and. in a continuation of last year's Biscuit Tin project. members ofthe public are invited to contribute photographs of their own. thus compiling a vast family album for future generations.
I TRANSMISSION GALLERY 28 King Street. 552 4813. Mon—Sat noon—6pm.
Lawrence Weiner: Exhibition and Public Work Until 31 Dec. An installation created specifically for the gallery. plus an edition of stickers to be distributed and posted throughout the city.
I WASPS 26 King Street. 5520564. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm: Sat 10.30am—5pm.
A shop. exhibition space and resource
centre. with information on work by all
I WASPS artists. slide library. and
information about how to commission
I a BARNES & FITZGERALD 47b George
'; Street. 220 1305. Mon—Sat
1 10.30am—5.30pm. Contemporary glass gallery.
Christmas Exhibition Until 24 Dec. Glass gifts at reasonable prices.
I BROUGHTON BOOKS 2a Broughton Place. Tue—Fri noon—6pm; Sat 111.30am—5.30pm.
Bella Bennett: Recent WorItThroughout Dec.
I CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-1pm.
Christmas Exhibition '91 Until 23 Dec. Paintings. watercolours and drawings by Scottish. English and European artists 170(L1940.
I CITIZENS STUDIOS 17—21 Assembly Street. Leith. Tue—Sun noon—5.30pm; Wed noon-8pm.
Assembly: Christmas Exhibition Until 20 Dec.
I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 166 High Street.
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Saturday morning at the Chinese Saturday
School. irom Future Memories atTramway, Glasgow
220 1260. Tue—Sat noon—6pm.
The Postcard Show Until Sat 14 Dec. The artistic responses of 260 artists. writers, poets and celebrities who were sent postcards by the gallery. Postcards. and responses. will be auctioned at 2pm. Sat 14 Dec. So don‘t forget your chequebook. See review.
I EASTERN GENERAL HOSPITAL Seafield Road. info: 557 2479. Daily.
Recent Work by Edinburgh Printmakers and selected works by Japanese Artists Until 31 Dec.
I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP AND GALLERY 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Christmas Show: Prints Under £50 Until 20 Dec. Prints by workshop members.
I ENGINE SHED 19 St Leonard‘s Lane.662 0040. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
Kevin O‘Neill Until Fri 6 Dec. A mixed show of works by a prisoner in I Iull's Special L'nit. currently protesting his innocence after a conviction for murder. I ENGLISH SPEAKING UNION 23 Atholl Crescent. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm: Tue 10am—noon.
Christmas Watercolour Exhibition Until Sat 14 Dec.
I FINEART SOCIETY 137 George Street. 220 6370. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10am-1pm.
Ian Fleming RSA RSW RGI Until 24 Dec. Paintings. watercolours. drawings and prints by one of Scotland's ‘elder statesman of the artistic worId‘ — a man who has enjoyed a varied career. asa painter. engraver. ctcher. teacher. administrator and policeman.
I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street. 225 6776. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat lOam—lpm.
Peter Cotter RA: Scottish Oils and Drawings Until Wed 18 Dec.
Christmas Exhibition ch 11—21 Dec. Artists include Sax Shaw. Ian Cook.
James Fullarton. Joan Gillespie and Lorna Robertson.
I FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 9.30am— 1 .30pm. Olivier Debré Le Signe — Personnage. Until Fri 13 Dec. Unusual engravings which endeavour to interpret ‘the presence of man‘. by one of France's great painters and an exponent of ‘I‘abstraction lyrique‘. I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 5568921. Mon—Sat 10am 5pm: Sun 2—5pm. [D] Cafe.
The gallery‘s justly renowned cafe is open Mon~Sat I(1.3(lam—4.30pm‘. Sun
' 2.30—4.20pm. Entry to the permanent
Collection is free. and features works by Picasso. Matisse. Mondrian and 20th century Scottish artists.
Texas Realism Until 2 Feb. Some 60oils. drawings and prints from the collectionsof the Meadows Museum in Dallas.
. concentratingon the Social Realist images ofthe 1930s and l940s: oil wells.cattle
; ranches and vast open spaces.
I HANOVER FINE ART 22A Dundas Street. 5562181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat
Small Paintings for Christmas Until 4Jan. Over 150 works. in various media. by over 50 gallery artists together with ceramics and jewellery by Anne Hughes.
I ITALIAN INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm(closed 1—3pm)
I Paintings by Davide Anlollni Fri 13
Dec— 16 Jan. ‘Daydream paintings' by a Veronese artist and member of the group Immagine/Immaginario which favours art inﬂuenced by literature. poetic fantasy and imagination.
I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Mon—Fri 9. 30am—4.30pm.
Christmas Charity Exhibition Fri 6—2() Dec. Sale of paintings. prints and small sculptures by well-known artists. in aid of
the ‘Sick Kids‘ appeal. Prices range from £50 to £500. I MALCOLM INNES GALLERY 67 George Street. 226 4151. Mon—Fri 9.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm Christmas Exhibition Until Mon 23 Dec. 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. The Land of the Fairy Crane Until Sat 7 Dec. An exhibition which looks at aspects of Japanese childhood —— schooling. toys and pastimes and. the centrepiece of the show. a pair of spectacular ‘festival tents‘. Ient by the Japanese Embassy. I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm. The home ofa ﬁne collection ofworks. from the Renaissance to Post-Impressionism. including Velazquez. El Greco. Rembrandt. Gainsborough. Degas. Van Gogh and Scottish Colourists. I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. Mon-Sat 10am—4.30pm. The Preacher and the Goldsmith Admission £1.20/£l/50p. Exhibition about the next-door-neighbour. John Knox‘s House. I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm.Sat 10am—4pm. Christmas Exhibition Until 31 Dec. Contemporary Scottish paintings and British crafts. as well as 20th century jewellery. I PALACE OF HOLYROODHOUSE Royal Mile. Mon—Sat 9.30am—3.45pm. £1 (75p). Royal Residences at the Victorian Era Until 21 Mar 1992. Twenty-eight magnificently detailed watercolours from the Royal Library at Windsor Castle. commissioned by Queen Victoria. to record interior views ofthe Royal Family's various abodes. I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 191 l . Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm. Michilto Kon: Eat Until 21 Dec. Surrealist images which emphasise the symbolic importance of food in Japanese life. especially the traditional Sashimi (raw fish). Kon creates creates a hat ofsardine heads. a shoe of salmon scales. and ‘exquisite fish Iingerie‘. I PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921 . Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2-5pm. [D]. Cafe. Scotland‘s bonniest and beastliest monarchs. politicians. writers and artists— not to mention the footballers — and a very fine cafe to boot. The Great Newhaven Project Until I8Jan. Seventy-plus calotype photographs taken by the internationally renowned photographers Hill and Adamson in 1840s Newhaven. I OUEEN'S HALL Clerk Street. 668 3456. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm (later when a performance is on); Sun noon—late. Robbie Bushe: Roadworks Until 24 Dec. Watercolours and charcoal drawings made during Bushe's on-the-road tour of Florence and the surrounding countryside. Rob Rain: Sylvester and Friends Until 24 Dec. Illustrations depicting the escapades of Sylvester the Cockerel. the star ofa children‘s story written by Judy Steel. I RICHARD DEMARCO GALLERY Blackfriars Street (off High Street). 557
The Artist as Voyager Until mid~Dec. Works by Will Maclcan and Richard Dcmarco.
Ttvo Bulgarian Artists: Dlmltotv KazaItov and Valentin ltovatchatv Until mid-Dec.
I ROYAL DOTANIC GARDEN Invcrlclth Row. 552 7171. Mon-Sat Slam-sunset . Sun Ham—sunset. Cafe. [D].
Living in a Rainiorest Until Fri 13 Dec. A Borneo-style forest house reconstructed in the Botanics‘ Exhibition Hall and Vanishing Paradise — photographs taken
in the Venezuelan rainforest by George
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