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PM leonardo to Manet Until 17 Apr. An exhibition of 50 prints and drawings which the print room 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 1V 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 can also leaf through the pages of your chosen read using the facsimile facility.


Street, 556 9579. Mon—Sat loam—4.30pm.

[D]. Cafe. 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 10am-6pm; Sat 10am-4pm.

Group Show Until Thurs 10 Mar. Works in cla , 3-D assemblages and jewellery.

I UT OF THE BLUE 25 Blackfriars Street, 556 5204. Tue-Sat 11am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm.

llecent Works A new concept in galleries - a comfortable space to ponder in - with site installation, photography and painting by Lee Baker, Tim Curtis and Nichola Waygood. On Fri 11 Mar, Lycra-clad males will appear on the streets of the city handing out flowers and balloons. Can't wart.

I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row, 220 1911. Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm. John Stathatos Until 26 Mar. Three series of black and white images, conesponding 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 DUEEN’S HALL Clerk Street, 668 3456. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm.

Till Southall Until 31 Mar. Witty, nautical screen rints.

I RD AL ROTANIC 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.

A Sense oi 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].


CHILDREN'S THEATRE PROGRAMME 1994 ALCHEMY THEATRE COMPANY presents ORPHEUS by Sharon Robertson-Brown The thrilling adventure of Orpheus in the Underworld Suitable for all aged 6 upwards SATURDAY, 26 MARCH 1994 AT 2.00PM

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PUDDOK THE CLOWN in JOOGLIE WILKIES SATURDAY, 23 APRIL 1994 AT 2.00PM Suitable for children of all ages

VISIBLE FICTIONS present PEACEMAKER by David Holman SATURDAY, 14 MAY 1994 AT 2.00PM Suitable for 5 - 8 year olds (pl-p3)


Boxes Until Thurs 17 Mar. An exhibition organised by Artlink, as part of Edinburgh District Council lntemational Women‘s Week of events. consists of 100 works by 100 women in 100 boxes. The Birth oi 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 ts and artefacts from the theatre.

ood as Goltl Until 4 May. A display of vintage examples of Scottish money including notes and silver and old coins. I ROYAL OBSERVATORY VISIT RS 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 viewin telesco . I ROY SCO ISH ACADEMY The Mound, 225 6671. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. The BSA Student Exhibition Until Fri 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. John Byrne Until 6 Apr. A small exhibition of works in oil. watercolour, pencil and print including studies of angels, self portraits and paintings of Partick children. Also a spring exhibition of work by artists such as David Donaldson and Alison Watt, and The Platinum Collection of jewellery. I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road, 556 8921. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Cafe. The gallery's justly renowned cafe is open 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. 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, liticians, writers and artists. onellttle ...AnEverthereUntil 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: Polud, 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 GAILERY 105 High Street, 557 1140. Tue-Sat Ham—5.30pm.

illdden language, Spectacular Signs Until 2 Apr. Photographer Vaughan Judge takes a good look at the plastic carrier bag. Colour images resembling medical 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 2-5pm.

Mill II Body Sat 12 Mar-9 Apr. Gwen Hardie’s solo show of recent oils and sculpture is influenced by impressionism and positive thinking. The results are Tumeresque landscapes of the human body.

I 359 GALLERY 233 Cowgate, 225 3013. Tire-Sat noon-6pm.

Acting Spastic Until Sat 19 Mar. An installation as part of the Aerial project by Keith Farquhar.

I TOME GALLERY 29b Dundas Street, 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am-6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.

The Scottish RIIIIISt Until Sat 12 Mar. A group show by four artists including Don McNeil and Ewan Douglas.

I WASPS GALLERY Patriothall (off Hamilton Place). Daily 1-5pm.

lien Paintings Until 12 Mar. Paintings by Monya Flannigan which look at vulnerability, comedy and the absurd. Altnost a Dozen: one oroup - ‘livo Shows Sat 19 Mar—14 Apr. Paintings and sculpture by eleven young artists working in Edinburgh.


I DUNDEE PRINTMAKERS Seagate, 36—40 Seagate, 0382 26331. Mon—Sat loam-5pm.

Mornents Until Sat 19 Mar. Paintings and prints reflecting the artist's interest in world travel, Chaos theory and the environment.


lectures are listed by city, then alphabetically by subject.


ST new contemporaries CCA. Sat 19 Mar. 2pm. Free. A tour and talk by Caroline Russel. a BT new contemporaries selector.

Fine Printing Weekend Workshop Street Level. Sat 12-Sun 13 Mar. 11am-4pm. £45 (£35). A course which includes frbre~ based papers, print toners and simple image manipulation.

llua itles and onallty: Changing attitudes to art and politics in Europe towards a let Internationalisai GFT. Fri 11 Mar. 11pm. Free. A talk by Director of Visual Arts at the Arts Council of Great Britain. TN” lauson GFI‘. Fri 18 Mar. 11am. Free. A lecture by this Scottish artist and writer who now teaches in LA, who will discuss how the recent earthquake made him rethink his last essay, Last Exit Painting. He will examine the notion of the safe haven in painting and architecture. -

The AIItOIt Eulerant Portrait Gallery. Wed 16 Mar. 12.45pm. Free. A talk by Michael Cassin.

Geisha GIII National Gallery. Fri 18 Mar. 12.45pm. Free. A talk by Helen Smailes on George Henry’s work.

.I.M. Sarto Portrait Gallery. Wed 23 Mar. 12.45pm. Free. Susan Lamb on Sir William Nicholson’s picture.

lob-brad Id Iarlacb Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 21 Mar. 12.45pm. Free. A lecture by Richard Calvocressi. POOH-“loot Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 14 Mar. Free. Andre Breton's piece is the

sub'ect of a talk by Elizabeth Cowling. St Sebastian Bound tor Martyrdo-

National Gallery. Fri 11 Mar. 12.45pm. Free. Van Dyck's work is discussed by

Julia Lloyd \Vllliams.

DO The List 11-24 March 1994