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The Button Tower at Springburn College by American artist. llicola Atkinson Griffith. As part at a community-based project. lost and Found, this work was constructed alter borrowing over 400 buttons from local residents on a door to door collection, made over a six mile route between Govan and Springburn. A teaspoon chandelier consisting of over 1500 teaspoons hangs in
The Pearce Institute in Govan. and the artist intends these sculptures to capture the
emotive quality oi everyday objects.
19th century had to be felled. sculptor Tim Stead was invited to recycle pieces for this unique exhibition.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [1)]. Cobbles and Carriages Until 1 Aug. A collection of Scotmid vehicles bought by the NMS.
Western Decorative Art: 1850 towards ZOOO New permanent exhibition. Cantagalli tiles. jewels by Picasso and Scottish hand-painted pottery are all included in this exhibition of porcelain. glass. silver. metalwork and ceramics from the museum‘s collection. Spanning 150 years. the artefacts reveal changes in taste and style with examples of the unique. the mass-produced and work by major artists working with large manufacturers.
I ROYAL OBSERVATORY VISITORS CENTRE Blackford Hill. 668 8405. Mon—Fri noon—5.30pm; weekends/holidays noon—5.30pm. [1)]. £1.50 (75p).
The Universe Exhibition Up-to-date information on the Big Bang and everything else you ever wanted to know about the Universe.
Historical Exhibition Introduction to the work of The Royal Observatory and modern astronomy. plus two original telescope towers and the best view of Edinburgh from the rooftop terrace and viewing telescope.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 667 l. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Stilt 2—5pm. Admission £1.20 (50p). Annual Exhibition Until 4 Jul. The 167th show includes works by George Wyllie. Joyce Cairns. Bet Low and Duncan Shanks among the 4-13 works.
I SCOTTISH GALLERY l6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Hazel Heughan Until 7 Jul. A memorial exhibition of an extensive collection including Alan [)avie. William Bailie and John Bellany.
Ann Dram Until 7 Jul. New Paintings.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [1)]. Cafe.
The gallery‘sjustly renowned cafe is open Mon—Sat l().3()am—4.3()pm; Sun 2.30—4.20pm. Entry to the permanent collection is free. and features works by Picasso. Matisse. Mondrian and 20th century Scottish artists. The gallery has recently purchased Alexander Stoddart‘s larger-than-life bust of Henry Moore. necent British Sculpture Until Sun 27 Jun. £2 (£1). From Tony Cragg to Anish
Kapoor. a selection ofcontemporary
sculpture from the Arts Council‘s collection which should not be missed.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921.
Mon —Sat 1()am~5pm; Sun 2—5pin. [1)]. Cafe. Scotland's bonniest and beastliest monarchs. politicians. writers and artists. Photographing Children Until 3 Get. More than 5() photographs which explore the way children have been caught on film over the last 150 years. The photographs. hung on two levels to encourage the smaller viewer. include pieces from Lewis Carroll to ()wen Logan. and range in style from sentimental studies to documentary realism.
I SCOTTISH UNITED SERVICES MUSEUM Edinburgh Castle. 225 7534. Mon-Sat ‘).3()am—5.3()pm; Still Ham—5.30pm. Free but there is an admission charge for the castle.
For your Freedom and Ours: Poland, Scotland and the Second World War Matty Polish soldiers came to Scotland in the -1()s and this is an exhibition of uniforms. insignia and equipment. as well as drawings. prints and other personal material.
I ST MARY’S CATHEDRAL Palmerston Place 225 6293. Daily 8am—6pm.
Angus Dei A piece by Michael Jessing which draws from Baroque style but put into a contemporary context.
I JOHN STEPHENS FINE ART 2a St Vincent Street. 557 6474. Mon—Sat
Sheila Mullen Retrospective Mon 2| Jun-3 Jul. Landscape painting of Kinnel Water and Annandale.
I STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street. 557 11-10. Tue-Sat Ham-5.30pm.
Public and Private - Secrets Must Circulate Until 17 Jul. Work by seven photographers including the famous Pink family.
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University ()ld College. South Bridge. 6502211. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pnr
Faces and Figures Until 3 Jul. The Work of highly acclaimed photographer. Wynn Bullock and his wife. Edna. Also Pub/iv and Private.
I TELFORD COLLEGE (Trewe Toll. 332 2491.
Degree Show Mon 21—Fri 25 Jun. 10am-4pm and Tue and Wed until 8pm. An exhibition including graphic design. photography. embroidery and drawing and painting.
I THE TRAVERSE 10 Cambridge Street. 228 1404. Mon—Sat l()am—midnight; Stilt lOam—l 1pm.
Boaz Tal Until Sat 26 Jun. An exploration ofthe gulfbetween family life and line art.
DESIGNER AND - ARCHITECT -
UNTIL 19 SEPTEMBER 1993
ART GALLERY AND MUSEUM KELVIHCIROVE, GLASGOW C15 8A0 Tel: 041—2557 3929 Admission Free Open Daily: 10am—5pm Sunday: 1 lam-5pm
With linttnt ial assistath horn the Museums and Galleries ('omtnission
COLLEGE ti; ART
June 19 - 281993
Monday - Thursday 10 - 8 Friday - Sunday 10 - 5
exhibition of work by final year and postgraduate students
Faculty of Art & Design Drawing and Painting, Sculpture, Design and Crafts
Faculty of Environmental Studies Architecture, Landscape Architecture
Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, Telephone : 031 229 9311
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