Parents. she deals with her parents’ survival of the Holocaust.

I ROYAL DOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Daily 10am-8pm; Cafe. [D].

Now featuring Henry Moore‘s Reclining Figure: Hand 1979. on loan from the Henry Moore Foundation.

I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm. Cafe. [D].

The Power of the Mask Until 31 Oct. £2.50 (£l/50p). From Batman to a Samurai warrior. an interesting and informative exploration of the mask in tribal ritual. theatre and various cultures all over the world.

20th Century Jewellery Newly re-opened gallery features work from the museum’s collection including miniature brooches of the Beatles. paper bangles and early plastic pieces from the 30s and 40s.

I ROYAL OBSERVATORY VISITORS CENTRE Blackford Hill. 668 8405. I Mon—Fri noon—5.30pm; l weekends/holidays noon—5.30pm. [D]. i £1.50 (75p). 1 The Universe Exhibition Up-to-date infomiation 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.


Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

99th Annual S.S.A. Exhibition £1 (50p). Until‘30 Oct. An exhibition of work by

the Society of Scottish Artists. Look out

for thirteen sculptures made out of

Baxter's soup tins by the Edinburgh Women Artists Group.



4 September - 30 October (closed 24-27 Sept. inclusive)

Monday - Saturday 9.30-5.00 a Admission Free

Extended public access supported with Funds from Glasgow City Council

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558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. John Houston Mon 11 Oct—3 Nov. New

: paintings. Also ceramics by Christine Constant and jewellery by Jacqueline

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I THE THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Daily 9.30am—5.30pm. Body language Until 1 Nov. Photographs of dance and movement by Kenny Bean. I THE TORRAKE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon-Fri 11am- ( pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.

Moira Perrier Until 9 Oct. Paintings by this Mull-based artist.


St Andrews

I CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE 93 North Street. 0334 74610. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

Works by Women Until 7 Nov. Prints and photographic works by the Edinburgh Women Artists Group which were all taken in the same hour on lntemational Women's Day.


I PITTENCRIEFF HOUSE MUSEUM Pittencrieff Park. 0383 721814. Daily (closed Tue) 11am—5pm.

Insights Until 31 Oct. A site specific exhibition by fifteen selected artists from the Society of Scottish Artists.


- David Sinclair’s Retracted Fall at the Ewan Monday Fine Art Gallery, Glasgow until 30 Dct : I SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street.

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Cafe. Scotland’s bonniest and beastliest

§ monarchs. politicians. writers and artists.

The gallery‘s justly renowned cafe is open 3

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. The gallery has recently purchased Alexander Stoddart‘s larger-than-life bust of Henry Moore.

W compass gallery am? Towards No Earthly Pole

Paintings by Donald MacLeod of the ill-fated Franklin Arctic Expedition

Mon - J

Subsidised by Glasgow District Council

1845 Opens Sat 2nd October - Sat 10am - 5.30pm

Tel. 041 221 6370 Fax 041 248 1322

Phoebe Anna Traquair Until 7 Nov. Once Scotland‘s leading exponent of the Arts and Crafts movement. Traquair has been re-discovered from obscurity. This show brings together over 150 of her paintings.

; embroiden'es. illuminated manuscripts.

jewellery and decorative enamelwork to complete a comprehensive study of this inspired decorative artist.

I SCOTTISH UNITED SERVICES MUSEUM Edinburgh Castle. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm; Sun Ham-5.30pm. Free but there is an admission charge for the castle.

For your Freedom and Durs: Poland,

Scotland and the Second World War Q Many Polish soldiers came to Scotland in the 40s 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 puts it into a contemporary context.

I STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street. 557 1140. Tue—Sat Ham-5.30pm. Politicians Until Sat 16 Oct. Timed to coincide with the annual round of party conferences. a selection of images which look at the changing representation in the media of the MP.

I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University Old College. South Bridge. 650 2211. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

Jake Harvey Until 2 Nov. A retrospective of work including bronze and granite

' sculpture inspired by the artist’s home in

the Borders.


lectures are listed by city, then alphabetically by subject.

I Bhutan: From the Dragon Kingdom to Benmore Lecture Theatre. The Botanics. Thurs 21 Oct. 3pm. Free. An illustrated lecture by ion Sinclair. the Garden supervisor. on a series of expeditions to the Himalayas which have led to the creation of a Bhutanese glade at Benmore. I David llugonln and Nathalie Du Pasquier The Fruitmarket Gallery. Fridays during exhibition at 2pm. Free. A guided tour with Education Officer Sarah Knox.

I The Murder at Blnlo The National Gallery. Fri 8 Oct. 1245—]. 15pm. Free. William Allan‘s work will be examined by Rosalind Marshall.

I Muriel Spark The Portrait Gallery. Wed 12 Oct. 12.45—l.15pm. Free. Alexander Moffat will discuss his painting.

I lieo-GIassicism, Romanticism and the Realism oi Macchlaloli The ltalian institute. Tue 12 Oct. 6.30—7.30pm. Free. I The Turn of the Century: Divisionism and Futurism The Italian institute. Tue 19 Oct. 6.30—7.30pm. Free.

I Wendy Wood The Portrait Gallery. Wed 20 Oct. 12.45—l.15pm. Free. Florence St John Cadell‘s painting will be explored by Susan Lamb.

I Politicians - The Image Select Stills Gallery. Tue 12 Oct. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). Speakers include Paul Wombell. the curator of the exhibtion; Herbie Knott of the the Independent; Charles Foster. a communcation consultant and Dr Halla Beloff. a senior lecturer in psychology.


I First Reels Glasgow Film Theatre. Fri 8 Oct. llam. Free. Erica King. deputy director of the Scottish Film Council will introduce a selection of non-narrative and experimental films made by successful applicants to the First Reels scheme. Some of the filmmakers will then discuss their work.

I leonardo Da Vinci: Speaking to Today’s Audience Glasgow Film Theatre. 11am. Free. Martin Kemp. Professor of Art History at the University of St Andrews will ask how the historical Leonardo can be reconciled with his

,current image and looks at ways in which

new concerns can enrich our understanding of Leonardo.

58 The List 8—21 October 1993