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.
Songwriting in Schools Wed 18 Sept—12 Oct. Songs and pictures by young people in Strathclyde Schools.
I STREET LEVEL 279—281 High Street. 552 2151. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm.
SGII Posession Until Sat 1 1 Sept. Large- scale polaroids with text by New York- based artist Lorna Simpson exploring the role of black women in society.
Does Being in Style Really Matter Until Sat 11 Sept. An installation by Keith Whittle using kitsch settings. texts and cookery installations to question self image and stereotypes.
Co-operations Sat 18 Sept—16 Oct. A collaborative project between Scotland and Luxembourg which involves two groups of disadvantaged people and the artists Anne Elliot and Brian Jenkins.
I ST MUNGO MUSEUM OF RELIGIOUS LIFE AND ART 2 Castle Street. 553 2557. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Free.
Museum of world faith. Exhibits include a zen garden. priceless art works from the world's six major religions. Dali's Christ nfSuint John ()fI/tc Cross and the story of religion in Scotland in words and pictures. Aboriginal Art Until 17 ()ct. lnspired by the notion of dreamtime. contemporary painting and sculpture from the northern and central areas of Australia.
I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 423 1333. Daily Ham—5pm.
Kazuo Katase: Downtown Train Until 26 Sept. An installation which uses the 54 metres of tramline. running the length of the gallery floor. featuring three structures strung together like wagons. Fusing Eastern and Western culture. this Japanese artist's work is contemplative yet powerful.
IOU Exhibition Sun 12—26 Sept. A visual history of the theatre group IOU. including props. costumes and a photographic record of past productions. I TRANSMISSION GALLERY 28 King Street. 552 4813. Tue-Sat 11am—5pm. We Don’t Love You Anymore Until Sat 1 1 Sept. Ross Sinclair presents the first in a series of projects which will be installed in the gallery for ﬁve days only. Each project is accompanied by a talk by the artist.
Euphoria or Desire Tue l4—Sat 18 Sept. Craig Richardson presents a new work which involves showing news bulletins from the previous evening on a wall with text.
The Defence oi Utopia Tue 21—25 Sept. Edwin David's project creates a environment where science fiction novels sit beside books ofcritical writings. and Xeroxes of press images hang on the walls,
I THE ART SUPERMARKET 7 Blackfriars Street. Daily noon—8pm. Prints. drawings and paintings by local artists. all for £20 or less.
I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Cafe.
The Waking Dream Until 2 Oct. One hundred years of photography from 1839—1939 including work by Man Ray. W.H. Fox Talbot and Lewis Carroll. Direct from the Metropolitan Museum in New York. over 250 prints have been drawn from the Gilman Paper Company‘s collection to chart the development of photography and show how it has been used to record history as well as becoming an art form in its own right. Don't miss. £3 (£1).
Golden Warriors or the Steppes Until 17 Oct. Treasures from migratory cultures such as the Vikings. the Huns and the Mongols. who swept across the Russian plains during the last four centuries and left a wealth of golden artefacts in their wake.
Happy Birthday Peter Rabbit Until 25 Sept. Featuring minutely detailed studies of mushrooms. animals and plants in watercolour and pencil. this exhibition reveals how Beatrix Potter's remarkable illustrations for her children's books developed on the page.
I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 Cockbum Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sat l lam—5pm. Contingent Selves Sat 11 Sept—2 Oct. Wearable sculpture by Californian artist Erin Elrich which explores the way people and animals interact.
Take your Desires tor Reality Sat 1 l Sept—2 Oct. A vast grid made up of panels taken from sketchbooks. journals and dreams. by Alastair Hogg.
Artist for a Week Short-term shows by the brightest of local talent. You can meet the artist at the gallery on Saturday afternoons 3—5pm.
I EDINBURGH CENTRAL LIBRARY George IV Bridge. 225 5584. Mon—Fri 9am-9pm; Sat 9am— 1 pm.
Images of Scotland Until 29 Sept. Landscapes. seascapes and townscapes by David Bell. I EDINBURGH GALLERY 18a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon—Fri llam—Spm; Sat lOam—lprn. Autumn Exhibition Fri 10—25 Sept. A mixed exhibition of painting by five artists.
I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm. David Hockney Until Sat 18 Sept. Prints spanning the artist‘s career from the famous swimming pool to the weather series. Also your chance to see printmakers at work in the studio daily 2—4pm.
I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street. 225 6776. Tue—Fri llam—6pm; Sat 10am— 1 pm.
Connie Simmers Until 29 Sept. Still life paintin r.
I THE FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm.
X, a Game of Words and Pictures Until Fri 17 Sept. Photographs by Thierry Girard and Della Matheson with texts by eight writers. four Scottish. four French. including Janice Galloway. Edwin Morgan and Georges-1.. Godeau.
I THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY Market Street. 556 1059. Tue—Sat l 1am—6pm; Sun noon—5pm.
Gerald Laing: A Retrospective Until Sat 18 Sept. Once active in the Pop Art scene with Warhol. Laing has spent the last twenty years working on abstract sculpture and public art commissions. This show includes work from all periods including screen prints of Brigitte Bardot and a bronze of Pavarotti.
I HANOVER FINE ART 22A Dundas Street. 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am-6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Mountains and Remote Places Sat 11—25 Sept (closed Mon 20 Sept). Work by gallery artists including Peter Barton. Rodger lnsh and Paul Kershaw.
I ITALIAN INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
Carlo Guarienti Until Mon 20 Sept. Etchings. aquatints and collage which layer pieces of ancient text with geometric forms.
I JOHN KNOX HOUSE See entry for Netherbow Arts Centre.
I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Tue—Sat Ham—4.30pm.
KJP GALLEY Napier University. Dept of Photography. Marchmont Crescent. 444 2266. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.
The Association of Photographers Until 1 Oct. The tenth awards exhibition.
I LEITH SCHOOL OF ART North Junction Street. Leith. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm.
Love Your Art Until Sat 11 Sept. Work by Duncan Pettigrew.
I MANSFIELD PLACE CHURCH Broughton and East London Street. Daily llam—7pm.
Street wallpaper at the Cranhill Art Gallery
On view for the ﬁrst time in 35 years. Phoebe Traquair’s murals.
I THE MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2342. Mon—Fri 10am—4.30pm. The Real Ideal Ilorne Foyer Competition Until 24 Sept. Twelve shortlisted entries for Britain‘s first Foyer. a transitional centre for young people which will be built in Birmingham.
I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages.
I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; 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. lIolbein and the Court of Henry VIII Until 26 Sept. To mark the 450th anniversary of the death of Hans Holbein. the court portrait painter. this is an exhibition of 28 portrait drawings and five miniatures from the Queen‘s collection. Subjects include Sir Thomas More. Cardinal Fisher. and poet Henry Howard.
I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George IV Bridge. 226 4531. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm.
Scotland First Portrayed Until 30 Oct. A collection of views of Scotland from the
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17th century by John Slezer. The exhibition will include Thealrum St‘oriue the first ever systematic pictorial survey undertaken in the British Isles.
I NETHERBOW 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 of the notorious Scottish church reformer. Admission £1.20 (£ l/50p).
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri lOam—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Reinhard Behrens, Pat Sample and Stuart Beatty Until Thurs 23 Sept. Paintings and prints.
I OUEEN'S HALL Clerk Street. 668 3456. Daily lOam—6pm. or later on performance nights.
Deirdre McCrimmon and Paul Mowap Until 2 Oct. Figurative painting by two recent graduates of Edinburgh College of Art.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 191 1. Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm. Requiem tor a Paperweight Until Sat 18 Sept. Cult New York photographer Arthur Tress explores the destiny of the individual within economic and scientific culture. Admission by catalogue £1 (75p). I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN Inverleith Row. 552 7171. Daily lOam—8pm; Cafe. [D]. Exhibitions lOam—Spm. Admission £2 (£1).
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