I PROVAND’S LORDSHIP 3 Castle Street. 552 8819. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm.

The only surviving medieval house in Glasgow. built in 1471. Period room displays range from 1500 to 1918.

I DUEEN’S PARK SYNAGOGUE Falloch Road. Battlefield. 632 1743. Open Sun 2—5pm. Worth visiting to see 22 pictorial stained glass windows by John K. Clark based on the symbolism of Jewish festivals.

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 1960s schooldays.

STONES AND SAMSON 183 Bath Street. 221 7222. Tue—Sat 1.30—5.30pm. Christmas Exhibition Until 24 Dec. See Christmas Art.

I STRATHCLYDE UNIVERSITY ARCHITECTURE GALLERY 131 Rotten Row. 552 4400. Mon—Fri 9atn—5ptn.

Foyer Exhibition Mon 6— 17 Dec. Models. photographs and drawings by twelve shortlisted designs for the Foyer Scheme. :1 halfway house for 100 young people which will be built in Birmingham.

I STREET LEVEL 279—281 High Street. 552 2151. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm. Developing links Until 18 Dec. Work from the gallery‘s education programme including hand-made photographs. cyanotype and Polaroid snaps. See also Christmas Art.

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 ofSuint John oft/re Cross and the story of

religion in Scotland in words and pictures. Aboriginal Art Until 9 Jan. inspired by the notion of Dreamtime. contemporary painting and sculpture from the northern and central areas of Australia.

I TRANSMISSION GALLERY 28 King Street. 552 4813. Tue—Sat llam—5pm. Heike Webr Until Sat 4 Dec. Minimalist sculpture made in part from polystyrene by this artist from Cologne.

Nil Smell Tue 14—18 Dec. Work by seven young. exciting artists including Toby Webster and John Russell.

I WOMEN IN PROFILE GALLERY 5 Dalhousie Lane. 333 1859.

Mary Mortimer Until Mon 13 Dec. Paintings by this local artist.


I ART SUPERMARNET 7 Blackfriars Street. 332 9625. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun noon—4pm. See Christmas Art.

I BLACKADDER GALLERY 5 Raeburn Place. 332 4605. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm; Sun noon-4pm.

Christmas Show Until 30 Dec. Paintings

and prints by several young Scottish

- artists such as Michael McVeigh. Arabella 5 Crutn Ewing and Sheila Mclnnes.

f I CALTDN GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace.

1 556 1010. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat

3 10am-1pm.

Christmas Exhibition Until 25 Dec. Scottish. English and European paintings. watercolours and prints from the late 19th and early 20th century.

I CITIZENS STUDIO 17/21 Assembly Street, Leith. 554 1649. Tue—Sun noon—5pm.

' Xmas Exhibition Until 19 Dec. A mixed show including oils. experimental work

and constructions by 22 artists.

I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Cafe.

L Making Marks Sat 4 Dec-22 Jan.

: Drawings from the gallery‘s fine art j collection which employ a range of

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Neighbours Talking (1860) by Daumier is on show at Treasures from the Mesdag Collection at the

National Gallery, Edinbugh. The collection was built up by Hendrik Willem Mesdag in the mid-to- late 19th century and is the largest collection oi realist landscape paintings held outside France.

techniques including work by James Cowie. Joan Eardley. Ken Currie and Kate Downie.

Young Contemporaries Sat 11 Dec—19 Feb. A selection of large-scale works recently bought from Edinburgh College of Art.

It's Only a Game War Toys from Then

, and Now Until 8 Jan. From plastic tommy

guns to Transformers. an exhibition of contemporary toys. Exploring the sociological and cultural influences on the development of war toys. this show outlines their history.

. The Engraver’s Eye Until Sat 1 1 Dec. An

; exhibition ofengraving by William Miller ' (1796—1882). an artist who was allegedly f Turner's favourite engraver.

= A New look at an Old Tradition: The

; Guilter’s Guild of Great Britain Until 4

j Dec. A huge display ofcontemporary quilts reveals the healthy state of this

ancient craft.


Street. 220 3800. Mon—Sat

E l().30am—4.3()pm.

; Blackburn’s Birds Until 22 Dec. An

1 exhibition of watercolours by Jemima I Blackburn who was a close friend and

cousin of James Clerk Maxwell. A book of the watercolours has been launched to

coincide with the show, by Canongate



Emporium. 7 Devon Place. Haymarket.

. 2298391. Daily 1()ant-6pm.

Christmas Show Tue 13 Dec—16 Jan. A

. group exhibition by young Scottish artists 1 including abstract and landscape

paintings. mixed-media work. painted

Russian dolls and wooden discs. Maureen Monteath Until Mon 12 Dec.

g Etchings. lino-cuts and lithographs of Edinburgh.

I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sat llam—Spm. Video Art from the Netherlands Until 18

2 Dec. Installations by Frits Maats. Jaap de

Jonge and Justin Bennet. Artist for a Week Short-term shows by the brightest of local talent. You cart meet the

artist at the gallery on Saturday afternoons 3—5pm. See also Christmas Art.

I DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE Carlsberg House. 3 Doune Terrace. 225 7189. Mon—Fri 1()am—5pm.

Danish Graphic Art Exhibition Until Fri 3 Dec. Prints by Jane Muus. Jorgen C. Rasmussen and Seppo Mattinen.

I THE OEMARCO EUROPEAN ART FOUNDATION York Lane. Albany Street. Christmas Exhibition Sat 4—24 Dec. Work by Royston du Maurier-l.ebek and by members of the SSA and the Collective Gallery.

I EASTERN GENERAL HOSPITAL (1n the Main and Outpatients Corridor) Seafield Road. 661 0982. Daily 9am—8pm.

2 Recent Work from Edinburgh Printmakers ? Until 31 Dec. Recent limited edition . prints by sotne of the gallery artists. Also

recent photography by Frank Prior. I EDINBURGH CENTRAL LIBRARY George

7 1V Bridge. 225 5584. Mon—Fri 9am—9pm;

Sat 9am— 1 pm.

3 Jacks Returns Home and Other Stories Until 31 Dec. Etchings and drawings by I Mike Spring.

I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 229 9311. Mon—Thurs 10am—8pm; Fri and Sat 10atn—5pm.

Art in Lothian Primary Schools Until Sat 4 Dec. Mixed-media works in the Andrew Grant Memorial Gallery.

I EDINBURGH GALLERY 18a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon-Fri llam—5pm; Sat 1()am-lpm. See Christmas Art.

I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm. Christmas Exhibition Until 22 Dec. See Christmas Art.

I ENGLISH SPEAKING UNION 23 Atholl Crescent. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (Tue lOam—noon).

The Ninth Special Christmas Watercolour Exhibition Until Sat 11 Dec.

I EILMHDUSE Lothian Road. 228 2688. Mon—Sat lOam-lOpm; Sun noon—10pm. Tiina Leppanen Until Fri 3 Dec. Recent work.

I FINE ART FROM GLASGOW 137 George Street. 220 6370. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm;

SD The List 3 16 December 1993