I CONTACT GALLERY Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 229 794 l. Mon—Fri 10am—3.30pm; Sat noon—4pm. Festival at Women Photographers Mon 12 Sept-7 Oct. An Open exhibition for local women photographers part of the nationwide Signals festival.

I DEMARCO EUROPEAN ART FOUNDATION Old St Mary’s School. 3 York Lane. 557 0707. Mon—Sat 10.30am—7pm; Sun

1 1.30am-5pm.

The City From Within Until 22 Aug. Colour photographs by Greece-born Effie Paleologou. exploring the concepts of anonymity and alienation in urban landscapes. I INSTITUT FRANCAIS D’ECOSSE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Sat 9.30am—6pm. Portrait or My Mother Until 8 Oct. A series of portraits with texts from more than 50 women photographers from around the world. Curated by Viviane Esders. it is part ofSignals. the international Festival of Women Photographers.

I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 C andlemaker Row. 220 191 l. Mon—Sat l lam—5.30pm. Syrcas Until 17 Sept. A major exhibition of new work by internationally-acclaimed photographic artist Maud Sulter. exploring the presence of African culture in Europe during the 1930s and 40s.

I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. [1)]. Mood ot the Moment Until 1 1 Sept. Art exhibition of photography frotn 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 Cowie and Robert Moyes Adam.

I STILLS GALLERY 23 Cockbum Street. 225 9876. Tue—Sat noon—7pm; Sat/Sun noon—4 m.

David Byrne: Sacred Objects, Sleepless Nights Until 10 Sept. Admission £2 (50p). The Dumbarton-bom lead singer of Talking Heads. filmmaker and photographer shows what he is made of in his first UK photographic exhibition.

WIDE- Edinburgh

I THE MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2342. Mon—Fri 10am—8pm. Architecture And Progress Until 28 Get. An exhibition exploring the relationship between human form and architecture through physical and computer models.


I HUNTERIAN MUSEUM Glasgow University. University Avenue. 339 8855. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm.

The bequest of William Hunter. a student ofGlasgow University in the 1730s. who left a substantial collection of books. prints and other curiosities to the university.

I MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT Kelvin Hall. Dumbarton Road. 357 3929. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 1 1am—5pm. A museum crammed with buses. trams. fire-engines. ships and other transportation. devoted to the history of transport.

For The Sake or The Game Until 18 Sept. The prelude to the opening of a National Museum of Scottish Football at Hatnpden Park. the first part of a three-year exhibition puts Scotland in its place in the world game using photographs. trophies and memorabilia.

I PEOPLE’S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 11am—5pm. [D]. Cafe.

Once a museum dedicated to the working

class. now a repository for all sorts of

I ephemera connected with Glasgow‘s

history frotn old cigarette packets to suffragettes‘ campaigning material.

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 OUEEN’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 lOam—Spm; Sun 2--5pm. Cafe. [1)]. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on

I education in Scotland front 1872 onwards.

i Reconstructed classrooms give a flavour of Victorian. Edwardian. World War 11

and 1960s school days.

. Anne Frank In The World Until 25 Sept. . An international touring exhibition

Springburn At War Until 18 Nov. ' Commemorating the outbreak of World

exploring World War 11 through the eyes

of the young Jewish girl. i


557 1405. Mon—Fri 10.30am—4.3()pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D].

War I. this exhibition explores Springburn

war work and life on the Front.


AND ART 2 Castle Street. 553 2557. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 1 1am—5pm. Free. [D]. A museum of world faith. featuring a zen garden. priceless art works 1

from the world's six major religions.

Dali's Christ ()fSuint John oft/w Cross

' and the story of religion in Scotland

through words and pictures. The Chinese Way Until 18 Sept. An Q exhibition of artefacts featuring dragons. demons and other mythical creatures

which feature itt Chinese culture —- ancient I

and modern.

I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat

? Edinburgh

I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat l()am—6pm; Sun 2pm-5pm. Cafe. Free.

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Robert Louis Stevenson: Jekyll 0r Hyde? Until 1 Oct. Marking 100 years since the death of one of Scotland‘s best-loved writers. this exhibition examines the conflicts which characterised Stevenson‘s life during a time of great change. Personal belongings. manuscripts. photographs and video reconstructions separate the myth from the real man. I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages. I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George IV Bridge. 226 4531. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Pictures Of The Mind: Robert Louis Stevenson 1850—1894. Until 30 Oct. This exhibition takes you on a journey through Stevenson‘s imagination attd includes many illustrated editions which have brought to life his world of pirates. adventurers and children.

10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. [D].


Pilgrim Ship (1994) by Mark Ianson is part of an intriguing solo show at the Compass Gallery. The artist depicts, in pencil and acrylic, surreal and haunting scenarios where figures wearing clown hats play musical instruments.

Treasure Islands Until 3 Jan. An

exhibition bringing to life the romantic

legacy of Robert Louis Stevenson and his f preoccupation with islands. pirates and the South Seas.


i Blackford Hill. 668 8405. Mon—Sun


. The Star Chamber The ()bservatory's

interactive discovery roont explores the science behittd astronomy.


Edinburgh Castle. 225 7534. Mon—Sit

9.3()am—5.3()pm; Sun 1 lam-5.30pm. Free. but there is an admission charge for the castle.

For Your Freedom And Ours: Poland,

Scotland and the Second World War I Many Polish soldiers came to Scotland in j the 40s. Their mark is left in this

exhibition of uniforms. insignia and equipment. as well as drawings. prints and other personal material.


I BRUNTON THEATRE COMPANY Musselburgh. East 1.othian. ()31 665 2240. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.

Above And Beyond Until 1 ()ct. Artist Max Donnelly's fascination with the Victorian era and its sentitnentality is the focus of this exhibition of images. created

; from old materials including fabric. lace '; and photographs.

5 Kirkcaldy

I KIRKCALDY MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY War Memorial Gardens. Kirkcaldy. 0592 260732. Mon-Sat 10.30am—5pm; Stilt 2—5pm.

All At Sea Until 16 ()ct. Kirkcaldy's maritime history is discovered in this

exhibition of paintings. photographs. models and videos. Whaling. shipbuilding. fishing. trade and lil‘eboats are all in focus.


Lectures are listed by city, then alphabetically by subject.


Scottish Ballet Art (iallery & Museum. Kelvingrove. Thurs I5 and Mon 1‘) Sept. 1 3pm. £3.50 The launch of a series of open workshops by Scottish Ballet. celebrating 25 years ot'exislence. liach session includes a tottr of the Alive xI/It/ Dunt‘ing exhibition (see above) and a class in either creative movement and dance or stage fencing. Register in Room 1() of the gallery on the day.


A Highland Chieftain Portrait Gallery. Wed 14 Sept. 12.45pm. adtnission free. John Michael Wright's work is discussed by Diana Delhlol'f.

Maritime Mayhem? Portrait Gallery. Wed 21 Sept. 12.45pm. admission free. Paul Rees discusses two paintings by l.outherbourg.

Template ill The Future Gallery ()1‘ Modern Art. Mon 12 Sept. 12.45pm. admission free. Ken C‘urrie's work is explored in a talk by Christine Farnham. Exploding Raphaelesque Head Gallery Of Modern Art. 12.45pm. admission free. Michael (‘assin discusses Salvador Dali's work.

58 The List 9—22 September 1994