Impressionism. including Velazquez. El Greco. Rembrandt. Gainsborough. Degas. Van Gogh and Scottish Colourists.
From leonardo to Manet Until 17 Apr. An exhibition of 50 prints and drawings which the print rootn of the gallery has acquired over the last ten years. The show includes work by Turner. Rembrandt. Parmigianino and David Allan.
I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George W Bridge. 226 4531. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 4—5pm.
A Century of Popular Magazines Until 5 Jun. A nostalgic and amusing ﬂick through the last 100 years in print with an exhibition of women's. photography. motoring and sporting magazines. and comics. You cart also leaf through the pages of your chosen read using the facsimile facility.
I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 5569579. Mon—Sat l()am—4.30pm. [1)]. Cafe. Admits to the John Knox House. a picturesque 15th century building. reputedly the home of the notorious Scottish church reformer. Admission £1.20 (£1/50p).
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland
'Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm;
Sat 10am—4pttt. Group Show Until 10 Mar. Works in clay. 3-D assemblages and jewellery. I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 191 1. Tue—Sat noon-5.30pm. John Stathatos Fri 25 Feb-26 Mar. Three series of black and white images. corresponding to the three elements; fire. water and earth. which explore the connections between memory. change and land. The exhibition also included quotes from the philosopher Heraclitus. I OUEEN’S HALL Clerk Street. 668 3456. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Group show Until Sat 5 Mar. Work by four artists. I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Daily 10am—8pm; Cafe. [1)]. Now featuring Henry Moore‘s Reclining Figure: Hum! [979. on loan frotn the Henry Moore Foundation. A Sense of Place Until 1 May. Vibrantly- coloured paintings of gardens from Kew to Stourhead by Adrian Berg capturing the shades of the cultivated natural world at different times of the day in every season. I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D]. The Birth of Democracy Until 17 Apr. An exhibition that pieces together the history of democracy using discoveries from archaeological digs in Athens. Examples include a pottery chest. coins. decorated pots and artefacts from the theatre.
Good as Gold Until 4 May. A display of vintage examples of Scottish money including notes and silver and gold coins. I ROYAL OBSERVATORY VISITORS CENTRE Blackford Hill. 668 8405. Mon—Fri noon—5.30pm; weekends/holidays noon—5.30pm. [D]. £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 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5 m.
The RSA Student Exhibition Sat 5—18 Mar. Work by final year and post-graduate students from the four Scottish art schools.
I SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street, 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Two Artists; One Place Until Wed 2 Mar. Paintings by Derek Clarke and Pat Semple. Alsojewellery and ceramics.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921.
Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm. [D]. Cafe. The gallery’sjustly renowned cafe is open Mon—Sat 10.30am4.30pm; 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. William Wilson: Printrnalter and Stained Glass Artist Until 17 Apr. A retrospective of this Scottish artist who died in 1972 and left behind a glowing reputation and a large body of work.
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. One Little Boom . . . An Everywhere Until 15 May. A selection of work by David Williams. the head of photography at Edinburgh College of Art. plus his own pick of the Scottish Photography Archive including prints by Francis Frith and Patricia McDonald.
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 Ours: Poland, Scotland and the Second World War 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 STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street. 557 1140. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm.
Hidden language, Spectacular Signs Sat 26 Feb—2 Apr. Photographer Vaughan Judge takes a good look at the plastic carrier bag. Colour images resembling tnedical x-rays reveal the front and back of the bags and question the nature of consumerism in our culture.
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University Old College. South Bridge, 650 2211. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5an
Latin American Exhibition Until Sat 5 Mar. A show of 36 paintings from all over Latin America. Curated by the cultural attaches of Latin America and Spain, this is a visual calling card which illustrates a huge diversity of styles and approaches. I 369 GALLERY 233 Cowgate. 225 3013. Tue—Sat noon—6pm.
Keith Farquhar Fri 25 Feb-l9 Mar. An installation as part of the Aerial project. I WASPS GALLERY Patriothall (off Hamilton Place). Daily 1—5pm.
Stutter Real Ilalycon Until Sat 25 Feb. Printed images by Rose Adamson. Duncan Ganley and Paul MacDonald. New Paintings Sat 5—12 Mar. Paintings by Monya Flannigan which look at
e vulnerability. comedy and the absurd.
lectures are listed by city, then alphabetically by subject.
Evening Classes Street Level. 7—9.30pm. 3—31 Mar. Call 552 2151 for details.
Print Presentation Workshop Street Level 2 Gallery. Sat 5 Mar. l—6pm. £30 (£20).
1 Retouching. mounting and presenting
SOFA Glasgow Film Theatre. Fridays. llam. Free. Public lectures on performance. film and art organised by the
Glasgow School of Art. Call Alice Angus on 353 4500 for details.
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The Helmet Museum of Modern An. Mon
7 Mar. 12.45pm. l-ree. Patrick Elliott talks on Henry Moore’s piece.
Hysteria George Square Lecture Theatre. Fri 25 Feb. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). One hundred years after Freud wrote Studies in Hysteris Judith Mitchell. a feminist writer and psychoanalyst. will report on her current thoughts on the subject.
Fetes Venitiennes National Gallery. Fri 25 Feb. 12.45pm. Free. Christine Farnham discusses Watteau‘s work.
Forum — Envisioning Art and Architecture Fruitrnarket. Sat 26 Feb. 2—6pm. £10 (£5). inspired by the current exhibition. art examination of the way art and architecture has changed since the Rennaissance with guest speakers including Professor Martin Kemp of St Andrews University. Robert Tavernor. Forbes Professor of Architecture at the University of Edinburgh. artist Ben Johnston and Professor Robin Baker of the RCA.
HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY UNIVERSITY ofGLASGOW
Italian Renaissance Prints 19 February - 23 April (Closed 1 - 4 April) Monday - Saturday 9.30am -5.00pm Admission Free 041-330 5431
Extented public access supported by /from funds from Glasgow City Council
labels, Tags and Bags Stills Gallery. Tue 8 Mar. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). A discussion on the cultural significance of packaging. The Obsessive and the lyric Gaze: Some Pictures in the land Edinburgh College of Art. Wed 2 Mar. 7pm. Free. Photographer and Head of Fine Art Photography at Glasgow School of Art. Thomas Joshua Cooper will inject some of his huge enthusiasm and singular insight irtto the subject.
One little room . . . an everywhere Portrait Gallery. Wed 9 Mar. Free. David Williams on his show.
Santiago Calatrava University of Edinburgh: Department of Architecture. Wed 2 Mar. 6pm. Free.
Self Portrait by Archibald Skirving Portrait Gallery. Wed 2 Mar. 1245an Free. A talk by Stephen Lloyd.
Scottish painting in the 19305 Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 28 Mar. 12.45pm. Free. A lecture by Philip Long.
Real Latin American Folk Crafts
16 Victoria Street 8:
5 The Grassmarket E D I N B U R G H
22 Richmond Street, Glasgow G1 1X0 041-552 4400
Original artwork, models, storyboards and videos by over 70 international contemporary animators
19 February - 19 March Mon - Fri 10-5, Sat 12-4
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