Road. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2-5pm. [D] Cafe.

The gallery's justly renowned cafe is open Mon—Sat lt).3()am-~t.3()pm: Sun 2.30—4.2(lpm. Entry to the permanent collection is free. and features works by Picasso. Matisse. Mondrian and 2(1th century Scottish artists.

Richard Long: Stone Line 1980 and Selected New Works Until 29 Feb.

I HANOVER FINE ART 22A Dundas Street. . 5562181. Mon—Fri 1t).3()am—6pm: Sat mam—4pm.

Alan Sutherland: Nudes and Landscape Drawings Until Mon 24 Feb. There will also be a mixed show of works by gallery artists and a sale ofpaintings and prints from stock.

I I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Mon-Fri 9. 3Ilam—4 . 30pm.

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between India and China have reopened the old ‘silk route‘. bringing some of (‘hina‘s finest contemporary paintings to the attention of the West once more. In celebration of better relations the gallery presents a series of paintings. in a rangeof styles. by artists from Yunnan.

I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 421Iigh Street. 225 242-1. Mon—Sat 1(1am—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 NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat mam—5pm: Sttn 2—5pm.

The home of a fine collection ofworks. from the Renaissance to

Post-Impressionism. including Velazquez.

El Greco. Rembrandt. Gainsborough. Degas. Van Gogh and Scottish (‘olourists I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George IV Bridge. 226 «I531. Mon-Sat 9.3(lam-5pm; Sttn 2—5pm.

Contemporary Illustration Until 15 Mar. A bebind-the-scenes exploration of the role played by illustration and design in the media. product packaging and textiles— how it impinges on our lives and how we take it for granted.

I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 4311igh Street. 5569579. Mon—Sat mam—4.30pm. the Preacher and the Goldsmith Admission £1 .2()/£l 50p. [Exhibition about the next-door-neighbour. John Knox's IIouse.

Mary Shillaheer Retrospective Until 29 Feb. A timely reappraisal of seven dccades' worth of creativity —- illustrations. paintings and puppets.

I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 (‘umberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 1(1am—6pm.Sat 10am—4pm.

Exhibitions Sat 151-‘eb—5 Mar:

Gordon Mitchell: Paintings.

Sue White-Dakes: Sculpture.

Julie Sellars: Jewellery.

Dorothy Stirling: New Works.

I PALACE OF HOLYROODHOUSE Royal Mile. Mon—Sat 9.3(lam—3.45pm. £1 (75p). Royal Residences oi the Victorian Era Until 21 Mar. 'I'wenty-eight magnificently detailed watercolours from the Royal Library at Windsor Castle. commissioned by Queen Victoria. to record interior views of the Royal Family's various abodes.

I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 (‘andlemaker

Row. 22(1 191 1. Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm.

Lucy Ross Ritual at 369. Edinburgh

John Blakemore: Inscape Sat 22 Feb-21 Mar. A celebration of twenty years‘ work: primarily known as a landscape photographer. Blakemore's approach to his subject is anything but conventional. rather his images are ‘sensual still-life studies. . . imbued with the rich beauton age. corruption and decay.”

I PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm: Sun 2—5pm. ID]. ('afe.

Scotland's bonniest and beastliest monarchs. politicians. writers and artists-— not to mention the footballers and a very fine cafe to boot.

Kenneth MacLeay: Landscapes. Portraits and Miniatures L'ntil 20 Apr. An exhibition devoted to the life's work ofone of Scotland‘sbetter-known 19th century watercolourists. Asa painter ofportraits and miniatures. MacLeay received commissions from many of Scotland's landed families and from Queen Victoria herself. I Iis landscapes are less celebrated. but several fine examples are included here.

I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN Inyerlcith Row. 552 7171. Mon—Sat 9am—sunset; Sttn llam—stinset. Cafe. [1)].

Living in a Raintorest Until April. A Borneo-style forest house reconstructed in the Botanics’ Iixhibition Hall.

I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat ltlam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm.

Recently ‘saved for Scotland' the historic 18th century Dumfries Freedom Box is now on public display.

A Rare Spirit L'ntil 29 Mar. (‘entral to the Museum‘s ‘celebration' ofwhisky is a 50 year-old pure malt scotch. distilled at Glenfiddich. Dufftown. between 1937 and 1939. and of which only 500 bottles have been produced. There will also be some 5() whisky-orientated artefacts. including pistols owned by Robe rt Burns when he was an exciseman. and a collection of silver quaichs.

I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

Royal Scottish Society oi Painters in Watercolours: 112th exhibition Until Thurs 20 Feb.

Masterpieces tor Scotland Until Sat 22 Feb. An opportunity to view an important collection of art recently acquired for Scotland under the ‘Acceptance in Lieu‘

scheme. The works. two Gainsboroughs. a Rubens and a rare painting by Hercules Seghers. belonged to Hampshire landowner Eva Borthwick: she submitted them to the Treasury in settlement of atax liability of £65 million. on condition they be passed to the RSA for exhibition.

I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street. 225 5955. Mon—Fri tt)am—6pm;Sat ltlam— 1 pm.

The Gallery will be exhibiting Scottish jewellery in Barcelona in February and March. New exhibitions start in April.

I SHORE GALLERY 59 Bernard Street. Leith. Mon—Thurs ltl.3tlam—~Ipm: Sat lt).3()am—5pm.

Nita Begg. Maureen Henderson. Jill Bennett: Still Life and Landscapes Until Sat 22 Feb. I STILLS GALLERY [(15 High Street.557 1140. Tue—Sat l lam—5.3tlpm.

Other Dimensions Until Sat 22 Feb. Three Scottish based artists. Annette l lyer. Frances Parker and Adele Watson explore physical and emotional boundaries.

I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University ()ld College. South Bridge.65(l 2211. Mon-Sat ttlam—5pm: Sun 2—5pm. Alan Davie: Works on Paper1959—91 U ntil Sat 22 Feb. The first major retrospective of Davie‘s works on paper (see also McLellan Gallery. Glasgow). represented by some 40 paintings in gouache and a dozen large oils.

I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Daily Illam—lllpm.

Colin Usher: Space Cottee Fri 14 Feb—12 Mar. As the new Russia searches foran identity. this photographic exhibition explores the city of Rostov-on-I)on. Glasgow‘s twin city. as it comes to terms with the challenges ofdemocracy.

I 359 GALLERY 233 (‘owgate. 225 3(l13. Mon—Sat noon—6pm.

Lucy Ross: New Paintings Until Sat 22 Feb. Large. expressive. figurative works by a recent graduate of the Royal (‘ollege of Art. Ross sees her work as continuing ‘a European tradition which is not easily destroyed'.

I WINES FROM PARIS the Vaults. 4 Giles street. Leith. Mon—Sat ltlam—6pm.

Peter McLaren: Recent Works Until March.


I MACLAURIN ART GALLERY Rozelle Park. Monument Road. (1292 45447. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; closed Sun.

Contemporary Art Society: Eighty Years at Collecting Until 14 Mar. A touring exhibition from the South Bank (‘entre including works by Bacon. Moore. Spencer and many other key figures in 2(lth century art. See also I lttnterian Art Gallery. Glasgow.

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I CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE 93 North Street. (133-1 74610. Mon—Sat 1(lam- 5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

Exhibitions until Sun 23 Feb:

Nathan Coley By way ofan introduction. an exhibition of works by the gallery's new Artist in Residence. Coley has been an active member of the group ofyoung Glasgow-based artists exhibitiong at Transmission and taking part in projects such as last year‘s Windfall.

J. Douglas MacGregor. RSW.1892—1951: Artist and Craftsman A centenary exhibition celebrating the many talentsof the St Andrews-born artist who turned his hand to all sorts ofcrafts. including designs for embroidery and china painting. as well as earning a reputation for his watercolou rs and drawings.

Alan Keane: Ceramics


I MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE University of Stirling. (178661081. Mon-Sat 11am—6pm. Greer Ralston Until 29 Feb. Five feet-high life drawings and large colour canvasses from a recent graduate of Glasgow School of Art.

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