Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am—1pm. The bequest of William Hunter. astudent of Glasgow University in the 17305, who left his substantial collection of books, prints. and various other curiosities to the university. Many additions to the collection have since been made.
I KEY GALLERY 2 Queen‘s C rescent, St George‘s Cross. Tue-Sat 10am—4pm. Gallery for the promotion of disabled artists.
Sally Booth: Works Until Sat 30 May. Industrial and urban scenes, captured on canvas by the artist as she travelled through Britain.
I McLELLAN GALLERIES 270 Sauchiehall Street, 331 1854 . Tue—Sat 10am—10pm; Sun and Mon l0am—8pm. [D]
Home of the Brave Until 20 Sept. Glasgow‘s big contribution to the quincentenary. Was Columbus right to ‘discover' America? Make up your own mind as you ‘journey‘ with Columbus through South America, meeting Mayas, Aztecs and Incas and using the very latest in audio and video techniques, created by the innovative Strasbourg-based Fondation Mecenat Science et A rt. Promises to be exciting.
I 908 GALLERY 12 Otago Street. 339 3158. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Richard Aclrennan: Painting the Performing Arts Until Wed 27 May. A series ofworks based on the human figure in the performing arts.
Natural Order Sat 30 May-24 Jun. Landscapes and seascapes by Alan Anderson. Andrew Cross. Robert McAuley and Andy McLintock.
I PEOPLE'S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green, 5540223. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. [D]. Cafe.
Once a museum for the working class. now a fantastic repository for all sorts of ephemera connected with Glasgow's history - everything from old cigarette packets to suffragettes' campaigning material.
Grand Craft Fair Sun 14 Jun, 6. 15—10pm, Winter Gardens. £1/50p. Some 35 craftworkers from all over Scotland demonstrate and sell a large range of works— embroidery, glass. jewellery. painting etc.
I PIERCE INSTITUTE 840 Govan Road (opposite Underground station). 357 4361. Mon—Sat 11am—5pm. Closed Mon 25.
Camp Until Sun 31 May. ‘Camp is in the eye of the beholder'. ()utward Gaze. Scotland‘s only lesbian and gay cultural organisation investigates the perceptions. innovation and cult of campness - with outrageous. subversive and tasteless contributions from various artists.
I ROGER BILLCLIFFE FINE ART 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am-5.30pm; Sat 10am—1pm. Inaugural Exhibition: Gallery Artists Until 6 Jun. Works by Atherton. Ferguson.
Goudic. lronside and other contemporary :
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm; Sat noon—5pm; open until 8pm on performance evenings. Rosann Cherubini: Alheistic Anecdote ll Until Fri 29 May. Multi-media installations or shrines which use archetypal symbols to lure the visitor into a kind of understanding. Each work can be translated into a combination of meanings.
Baaiie Pickard: Raltu Ceramics Until Fri 29 May.
I SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street, 429 1202. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D] 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 19605 schooldays.
Keepers oi the Earth: North American Indians Until 2 Aug. Documentary exhibition
which explores how the native people of North America lived before they were ‘discovered‘. ’
I 64 OSBORNE STREET (off King Street), 337 3206. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm;Thurs 10am—7pm.
The Greatest Show on Earth Until Sat 23 May. A modest claim by six artists— Saxon, Waters, Fijalkowski, Gorrod. Murphy and McLean - four sculptors and two painters working in a wide range of media and scales to create ‘superlative, moving. vivid and sometimes terrifying' works. Tempted?
I SPRINGBURN 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. The Illustrated Works of. . . Susan Scott Until 13 Jul. An exhibition of the artist‘s freelance illustration works for publication.
I STREET LEVEL 279—281 High Street, 552 2151. Wed—Sat 11am—6pm; Sun 2—4pm. ‘Out oithe Darkroom, Into the Light' Until7 .lun. A first chance to see the wide range of work being produced by Street Level's many members. Selected works— including at least one from every member — were chosen by Sam Ainsley, Lorna Bates and Robin Gillanders.
I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive, 227 5511. Daily 11am—7pm.
David McMillan: Hungerlor Gold Until 7 Jun. Two young Scottish artists create installations reflecting their personal responses to the quincentenary of Columbus's voyage to America. MeMilIan‘s takes the form of a number of banners, or ‘sails‘. which addressthc positive and negative reactions of celebration and protest. Matthew Dalziel: Blue and White Until 7 Jun. In a smaller space, Dalziel creates an atmospheric installation evocative of the voyage itself. I TRANSMISSION GALLERY 28 King Street, 552 4813. Mon—Sat noon—6pm. [D] Group Show Until Sat 23 May. Photographs taken last November in Zagreb. Croatia by Michael McDonough, and four cibachrome images by Donald Urquhart. as well as a light installation, Gesture no. 4 by Simon Starling and Paul Maguirc. Next exhibition starts 6Jun.
I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street. 2204348. Daily 10am—4pm (later during performances). Cafe. [D].
Festival oi the Environment Until Sun 24 May. An enormous variety ofexhibitions and workshops — by organisations like Greenpeace. Friends ofthe Earth and the World Wide Fund for Nature — taking place throughout the festival.
Recycled City Sculpture Until Sat 23 May. three workshops daily. Help members of the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop to build a huge recycled city from litter. Bring your own rubbish, (if you haven‘t already thrown it away).
I CENTRAL LIBRARY George 1V Bridge, 225 5584. Mon—Fri 9am—8pm; Sat
Exhibition of Artwork from Willtie House Community Care Protect Until Thurs 28 May.
Edinburgh and Europe Until 26.1 un.
I THE CENTRE 103 Brougton Street.557 0718. Mon—Fri noon—4pm.
State Opression and Resistance in Central America Until Sat 29 May. Photographs by Maria Onofri.
I CITIZENS STUDIOS 17—31 Assembly Street, Leith. Tue—Sun, noon—5.30pm. Group Show Until Sun 24 May. A variety of works from an enterprising young gallery. I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 Cock burn Street, 220 1260. Tue—Sat noon—6pm. Henry Kondracltl: Paintings, Drawings and Prints Until Fri 29 May. New works touching on various themes: childhood,
the street, the pub, old age - Kondracki presents remembered images, from his Edinburgh youth in the 19505 to the present.
I CRACKER FACTORY T0p of East Newington Place , 662 4323. Daily. 10am—6pm.
Group Show Until 10.1un. Eighteen young, international artists take over a derelict Victorian sawmill — experimental art and installations.
I DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE 3 Doune Terrace, 225 7189. Mon—Fri, lOam—Spm. Exhibition of Danish Graphic Art Until 12 Jun. Mixed works by Ejler Bille, Frede Christoffersen and Rasmus Nellemann. I EDINBURGH GALLERY 18a Dundas Street, 557 5227. Mon—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 10am—1 pm.
Jack Vettriano: Tales of Love and Other Stories Until 6Jun.
I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP AND GALLERY 23 Union Street, 557 2479. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Book now for a weekend course on Stone Lithography, Etching, Screenprinting or Wood/Lino Cutting. 27—28 Jun. Members’ Show Mon 1—29Jun.
I EASTERN GENERAL HOSPITAL Seaficld Street. Daily. 9am—5pm.
East Unit Art Fund Until Fri 19 Jun. Works by five Scottish artists - Bytautus, Carey, Mangan, Nisbet and Sutherland.
I EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY LIBRARY George Square, 650 1000. Mon—Thurs 9am—10pm; Fri/Sat 9am—5pm; Sun 2—6pm.
Portuguese Travels and the Meeting ol Civilizations Until Fri 5 Jun. Thirty framed posters illustrate the travels ofthe Portuguese navigators (much braver than the Spaniards) to Brazil, India and the Far East.
Dr Joseph Priestley: A Scottish Perspective Until 30 Jun. A display of relevant books and manuscripts from the university's archives.
I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street, 225 6776. Tue-Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10am—lpm.
Alexandra Haynes Until 10 Jun. Oils and watercolours by a 26-year-old artist who has found success since taking part in the Mail on Sunday Young Masters Exhibition in 1987.
I FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 9.30am—1 .30 pm. Gitanes Until 201un. Exuberance. eroticism and panache exude from these photographic works by,50 international artists who were commissioned by the French tobacco company SElTA. to submit their responses to the famous Giranes gypsy logo.
I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road, 556 8921. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun
Maria Onotri's photographs deal with state oppression in Central America - on show at The Centre, Edinburgh
I 2—5pm. [D] Cafe.
The gallery‘s justly renowned cafe is open Mon—Sat 10.30am—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.
Georg Baselitz: A Retrospective Exhibition 1954-1991 Sat 30 May—101ul.
I HANOVER FINE ART 22A Dundas Street, 5562181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Closed Mon 18.
Enid Foote Watts: Recent Paintings Until Mon 25 May. The Gallery‘s 100th exhibition also features mixed works by gallery artists and ceramic brooches by Gina Bogdanovic.
Heather Pococlt: Pastel Drawings from around lllB World Sat 3() May— 15 Jun. Sponsored by the New Zealand Tourism Board.
Carol Barrett: ‘Animal Inslght’ Sat 30
May— 1 5 Jun. Paintings and drawings of wildlife.
I ITALIAN INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon—Fri 10am—lpm and 3—5pm. European Poetry in Scotland Thurs 4—26 Jun. Display organised by the Scottish Poetry Library.
I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street Lane, 557 5454. Mon—Fri 9.30am—4.30pm.
Women Artists Until Fri 29 May. Paintings and sculpture in a balance-redressing show of works by thirteen women.
I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 4211igh Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat l0am—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. Science and Toys Until 9 Jun. llornby trains. Slinkies. pop guns and steam
W compass gallery
Sat 30 May - Thurs 25 June
178 West Regent Street, Glasgow 02 4RL Tel: 041 316370Fax:0412481322
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