Three Chelsea Studios: Elevation to olehe Place 1920-22 by c.n. Mackintosh is atthe lit-rteriat

captured something of Scottish life. This show features photography from the last century by Scottish pioneers such as Hill and Adamson. plus the work of 20th century photographers such as James Valentine who built up a postcard industry in Dundee. George deie and Robert Moyes Adam. All images are from St Andrews University‘s collection.

I ROYAL OBSERVATORY VISITORS CENTRE Blackford Hill. 668 8405. Mon-Fri noon—5.30pm; _ weekends/holidays noon—5.30pm. [D]. £1.50 (75p).

Centenary Exhibition Until 4 Sept. Artists Susan Gamble and Michael Wenyon have created a computer-programmed environment of light and holograms. animating the architecture of the observatory’s largest 19th century telescope dome on Edinburgh’s Blackford Hill.

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 telescope. I ROY SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm. The Romantic Spirit in German Art 1790-1990 Thurs 28 Jul—7 Sept. Part 1 of the two~venue exhibition. See entry for the Fruitmarket Gallery.

I SCOTTISH GALLERY l6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat


David Michie Until 6 Aug. Paintings of the artist’s garden. insects. fish. fruit. flowers and birds. plus glass by Colin Reed and Chain Reaction. twelve chains by established jewellery designers. including Malcolm Appleby.

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 892 l. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Cafe. The gallery's justly renowned cafe is open Mon—Sat lO.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.

William Gilles: Watercolour: of Scotland Until Sun 25 Sept. Seventy watercolours of the Fife coast. the border countryside and the west coast's rugged landscape. painted in this artist’s highly-developed

loose. expressive style.

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. Annie leibovitz Photographs 1970-1990 Until 31 Jul. Long-awaited show by one of the most established celebrity photographers of our times. From Mick Jagger to John Cleese. Leibovitz never fails to portray her subject in a witty or unusual setting.

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. Their mark is left in this exhibition of uniforms. insignia and equipment. as well as drawings. prints and other personal material.

I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University Old College. South Bridge. 650 2211. Tue—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm.

Constructs from Common Sense Until 30

Jul. Wood carving and wood constructions

plus drawings and prints by Bill Scott.

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

Peter Miller and Tom Watt Recent paintings.

Jim llicholson Until Sat 16 Jul. Scottish hills and the Hebrides.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE 10 Cambridge Street. 228 I404. Mon—Sat

10.30am—i 1pm; Sun 6.30—1 1pm. lightworlts Until Wed 20 Jul. A series of paintings by Alan Kilpatrick. inspired by Scottish landscapes.


St Andrews

I CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE 93 North Street. 0334 474610. Mon-Fri lOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm.

Alexander Gunn and Martin Rayner Until 21 Aug. An exploration of human involvement with the sea. with work by Fife-based artists Gunn and Rayner, using mixed mediums.

East Kilbride

I EAST NILDRIDE ARTS CENTRE Old Coach Road. 03552 61000. Mon-Sat lOam—lOpm; Sun noon—10pm.

The Paper Show Until Sun 17 Jul. Work by third year printmakers from Glasgow School of Art.



Mackintosh Stencilling Workshop Hunterian Art Gallery. Fri 22 or Sat 23 Jul. 9.45am—4pm. £20. A practical workshop led by Elizabeth Viguie- Culshaw of the Landsdowne Collection with Jane Lindsey of the Hunterian Art Gallery. Explores the methods Mackintosh used to create his remarkable stencils. Tea and coffee provided. Screenprinted Ceramics Cranhill Arts Centre. Every Wed. 2—4pm. A ten-week workshop in printing glazes on to pre- glued tiles.


King Lear and Pool National Gallery. Fri 15 Jul. 12.45pm. A lecture on William Dyce's work by Helen Smailes.

Archilles lamenting the Death of Patroclus National Gallery. Fri 22 Jul. 12.45pm. Susan Edwards gives a talk on Gavin Hamilton's work.

Born in the USA? National Portrait Gallery. Wed 20 Jul. 12.45pm. A lecture by Michael Cassin.

Annie leihovitz National Portrait Gallery. Wed 27 Jul. 12.45pm. The world—leading photographer's work is explored by Robin Gillanders.

William Gillies I and II Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 18 Jul and Mon 25 Jul. 12.45pm. Talks by Victoria Keller and Douglas Hall.

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