ROBERT ADAM AND THE EMPEROR‘S PALACE
A National Library of Scotland Exhibition 1 june - 30 September
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A GLASGOW Museums EXHIBITION Supponreo Bv STRATHCLYDE REGIONAL COUNCIL
I CENTRAL LIBRARY George IV Bridge. 225 5584. Mon—Fri 9am-8pm; Sat 9am—1pm.
Thomas Begbie's Edinburgh: A Mid-Victorian Portrait Until Sat 8 Aug.
Shelley Bicentenary Display Until 28 Aug. Festival City Mon 10 Aug-5 Sept.
I THE CENTRE 103 Broughton Street. 557 0718. Mon—Sat 10am—4pm.
Group Show Sat 1—Mon 10 Aug. Paintings. drawings and sculpture.
I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 Cockburn Street, 220 1260. Tue—Sat 11am-5pm. Alison Roy: Tom Fragments Until Wed 12 Aug. Installations inspired by the transience of the sea.
Michael Plnsky: Time Shadows Until Wed 12 Aug. Environmental Photography.
t I DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE Carlsberg
House. 3 Dounc Terrace. 225 7189. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
Exhibition Di Contemporary Danish Silver Hollow-ware Mon 10 Aug—4 Sept. Works by Danish silversmiths. lb Anderson. Claus Bjerring and others.
I EASTERN GENERAL HOSPITAL Seafield Street. info: 220 1260. Daily 10am—8pm. Generation Until Fri 14 Aug. Seven artists interpret the theme in a variety of media. including photography. handmade paper. sculpture and paint.
I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP AND GALLERY 23 Union Street. 557 2479.
Next show. Peter Blake: Alphabet, starts
I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street, 225 6776. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat [Dam—1pm.
Victoria Cassidy Until Wed 5 Aug. Inventive and attractive paper works by a young Glaswegian artist.
I FRUITMARKET GALLERY Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat 10am—5.30pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe.
Festival exhibition starts 15 Aug.
I GALERIE MIRAGES Raeburn Place, 315 2603. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm: Sat 10am—5.30pm. Ethnic Jewellery Thurs 6 Aug—19 Sept. Selling show of tribal and traditional pieces from India. Burma and Afghanistan. I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921 . Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D] Cafe. The gallery‘s justly renowned cafe is open Mon—Sat 10.30am—430pm; Sun 2.30—4.20pm. Entry to the permanent collection is free and features works by Picasso. Matisse. Mondrian and 20th century Scottish artists. James Pryde starts 14 Aug. I HANOVER FINE ART 22A Dundas Street. 5562181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat mam—4pm. Summer Festival Exhibition Mon 10 Aug—5 Sept. Mixed show of works by more than 60 artists from Scotland. Europe. and as far afield as Brazil. China. Russia and Malaysia. I INHOUSE 28 Howe Street. 225 2888. Mon—Sat 9.30am—6pm. An Armchair View Sat 8 Aug—5 Sept. Where others see only furniture . lnhouse discerns art. Famous for their chair exhibitions, this year the design shop homes in on the humble comfy armchair. though some of the classier exhibits don‘t look as comfy as all that. I JOHN KNOX HOUSE See Netherbow Arts Centre. I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumbcrland Street Lane. 557 5454. Mon—Sat 10am—4.30pm. Edinburgh Festival Exhibition Fri 7 Aug—5 Sept. Paintings ofTuscany and still lifes by Barbara Balmer ARSA RSW RGl, ceramics by Paul Spence and Mexican
I LEITH SCHOOL OF ART North Junction Street, Leith. Daily 10am—5pm.
Freedom within a Framework Sat 13—23 Aug. A memorial exhibition to the pioneering teachers and founders of the Leith School of Art, Lottie and Mark Cheverton, both killed in a car accident last October. Students‘ works are shown alongside the Chevertons' prints and paintings.
I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street, 225 2424. Mon—Sat lOam—6pm.
Bearing All Until 5 Sept. Celebrated bears from the museum's collection, including Paddington and Rupert.
I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 556 8921. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 2-5pm.
The home of a ﬁne collection of works, from the Renaissance to Post-Impressionism, including Velazquez, El Greco, Rembrandt. Gainsborough, Degas. Van Gogh and Scottish Colourists. Dutch Art and Scotland: A Reflection ol Taste Thurs 13 Aug—18 Oct. Admission £3 (£1.50). There have been commercial, intellectual and artistic links between Scotland and the Netherlands since the 15th century. when a journey overseas to Holland was no more perilous than one overland to London. This collection includes works by Rembrandt, Cuyp and others that form, or have formed, part of major Scottish collections.
Dutch Drawings ol the 17th Century Thurs 13 Aug—l8 Oct. A selection of 50 drawings from the gallery’s permanent collection. Scottish Painters and Holland Thurs 13 Aug—18 Oct. Works by Raeburn, Wilkie, Guthrie and the Glasgow Boys reveal the diverse ways in which Dutch art has inﬂuenced Scottish painters.
I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George lV Bridge 226 4531. Mon—Fri 9.30am—8.30pm; Sat 9.30am—Spm; Sun 2—5pm.
Monumental Reputation: Robert Adam and the Emperor's Palace Until 30 Sept. A celebration of the bicentenary of the Scottish architect‘s death, this exhibition focuses on Adam’s European Grand Tour of 1754-8, during which he visited the spectacular palace of Emperor Diocletian and formed some of his revolutionary ideas about the interpretation of Classical Antiquity in 18th century architecture.
I NETHERDOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street, 556 9579. Mon—Sat 10am-4.30pm. [D]. Cafe. Also admits to the John Knox House, a picturesque 15th century building, reputedly the home ofthe notorious Scottish church reformer. Admission £1.20(£1; 50p).
Exhibitions Wed 12 Aug-5 Sept:
No' JISI Bustiers Richard Paul Wemyss's paintings, inspired by Fringe street performers.
The Green Room Show Works on dramatic themes by professional actors who paint and professional painters with a theatrical bent.
Fringe Fireworks Contemporary Scottish metalwork by eleven members ofthe British Association of Artist Blacksmiths. I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm, Sat lOam—4pm.
Exhibitions until Thurs 6 Aug: Paintings by Claire Harngan, prints by Alphons Bytautas, jewellery by Tricia Button and ceramics by invited potters.
Festival Exhibitions Sat 8 Aug—3 Sept: Sylvia von Hartmann RSW: A Year in the Lila at A tribute to a most original artist - her works are unique amalgams of wax and watercolour.
Michael Lythgoe Sculpture on an ornithological theme.
Rembrandt liarmensz Van Tlin 17th, 18th and 19th century prints. Jane Dickinson and Angus McFadyen: Recent Jewellery
I OPEN HOUSE STUDIO l7 Pittville Street, Portobello. Mon-Fri 11am—2pm and 6—8pm or by appointment (Tel: 657 4025). Peter Angel Until 9 Aug. Following the
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