Bibi lalouette, part or an exhibition of prints. drawings and watercolours by James Mclleill Whistler at The llunterian Cattery. Glasgow. until 2 September

Peter Wells Until 3| Jul. Following an exhibition at OverSeas House. London last year. this award-winning artist transfers to Edinburgh with a selection of landscape and figurative paintings.

I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 I91 I. Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm. Olivier Bichon: The Hunt Until 29 Jul. Olivier Richon‘s large-scale colour photographs borrow conventions from classical painting. exploring themes as diverse as morality. servitude and mourning. This exhibition of his work comments on the question of imitation.

I OUEEN’S HALL Clerk Street. 668 3456. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

New Art From Kazan Until 2 Sept. Paintings front a group of six artists who attended the Kazan High School of Fine Art and now live in Kazan. Tatarstan. part of the fortner Soviet Union.

I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN Inverleith Row. 552 717 l. Mon—Sun 10am—5pm. Flora Of China lnverleith House. Until 23 Jul. China has one of the world‘s richest floras. with an eighth of all known plant species. but the effects of rapid population growth are threatening many of them. This exhibition explores the nation's flora. I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY l6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat I()am-lpm.

Summer Exhibition 0t Gallery Artists Until 5 Aug. A seasonal platform for gallery artists. plus paintings by Janice Gray and jewellery by Simone ten Hompel.

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon—Sat IOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm.

From london Until 5 Sept. Don't miss the only UK showing of this powerful exhibition of figurative work by six London artists Francis Bacon. Lucian Freud. Michael Andrews. Frank Auerbach. Leon Kossoff and R. B. Kitaj. I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon-Sat l()am—Spm; Sun 2—5pm. [1)]. Cafe. Scotland‘s bonniest and beastliest monarchs. politicians. writers and artists. The recent home-coming of a 1748 portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie by the leading French portrait painter Maurice- Quentin de La Tour is an added attraction. I STILLS 23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876. Tue—Sat I l.()()am—5pm.

Bang Sat 15 Jul—5 Aug. View the photographers of tomorrow today. as the very best of Scotland‘s degree shows is brought together in one exhibition.

I STUDIO ONE 10 Stafford Street. 226 5812. Mon—Sat IOam—5.30pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until 2‘) Jul. Work by popular artists Jane Poulton. Melanie Epps and Daphne Sandham. who have made their names as card illustrators.

I TALBOT RICE GALLERY The University of Edinburgh. Old College. South Bridge. 650 22] l. Tue—Sat 10am-5pm.

; Georges Ferrato Until 2‘) Jul. Paintings

and hanging paper installations by French artist Georges Ferrato.

I 359 GALLERY Cowgate. 225 3013.

Mon—Sal noon—6pm.

School of Art Therapy Summer Show Until 2l Jul. An exhibition of work by staff and students of the School of Art Therapy. Edinburgh. exploring ways of self-expression using visual materials and images.

I TRIANGLE ARTS CENTRE West Pilton Bank. 467 7474. Tue--Thurs I lam-2pm. Postcards From Pilton Until 27 Jul. Paintings. graphics and photography are used to build an anthology reflecting the patterns of life in the Pilton area.

I WASPS Patriot Hall. Hamilton Place. 225 I28‘). Mon—Fri 4. 15—7pm'. Sat/Sun ‘).3()am—2pm.

Mixed Exhibition Fri 1-1—22 Jul. An exhibition ofnew works by Peter Swanson and Siri France. including paintings. woodcuts and abstracts.

I HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM I42 Canongate. 52‘) 4 I43. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Free. Packed with historical artefacts. this museum tells the story of Edinburgh's past anti its people.

I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 Iliin Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Free.

All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages.

I PEOPLE’S STORY I63 Canongate. 52‘) 4057. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Free. The sights. sounds and even smells of Edinburgh folk from the ISth century onwards.

I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND 2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon. Wed—Sat l()am—Spm: Tue 10am—8pm; Sun noon—5pm. Free.

A Celebration Of Medals Until 30 Jul. An exhibition of new medals by the students of the Royal College of Art. conveying the potential of metallic art in our lives. I SCOTTISH UNITED SERVICES MUSEUM Edinburgh Castle. 225 753-1. Mort—Sal ‘).3()am~5.3()pm; Sun llam~5.3()pm. 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 materials.

I WRITERS MUSEUM Lady Stair's Close. 52‘) 49()l. Mort-Sat l()am—6pm. Free. A treasurehouse of items relating to three of Scotland's most famous writers: Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.


Swarm Various venues. Until 2 Sept. Contact the Scottish Arts Council at 013] 226 605l for details. A travelling gallery with work from 3-1 young Scottish artists. in a purpose-built exhibition space mounted on a 32ft bus chassis. The tour takes in Angus. East Kilbride. Aberdeen. Perth and Kinross. Dumfries and Galloway. Bearsden and Milllgavie.


I DALKEITH PALACE 660 5436. Mon-Fri noon-5pm; Sat/Sun I lam—5pm. Minerva’s Flame Until O Aug. An

2 exhibition chronicling the life and work of I Royal architect James Smith of Wliitehill.


I BALBARDIE GALLERY Bathgate Sports Centre. Mon— Stilt ‘)am—l().3()pm.

Le Corbusier: Poem of the Right Angle Until 3] Jul. An exhibition ofexuberant colour lithographs from 1947-55. by the leading figure of the Modern .‘vlovement ill architecture.


I DUNFERMLINE DISTRICT MUSEUM Viewlield Terrace. ()I3S3 72l814. Mon—Sat I lam—5pm (not open l7/IS Jul l. Pop Art Until 2‘) Jul. An exhibition of screenprints. etchings and lithographs from the 50s and 60s. including work by such names as Andy Warhol and David Hockney.

I PITTENCRIEFF HOUSE MUSEUM Pittencrieff Park. 01383 722935. Ham—5pm (closed Thurs).

Fife Connection 6 Until 14 Aug. 'l‘wenty— three artists. all connected in some way to Fife. hold their sixth exhibition which includes a variety of styles and media.


Lectures are listed by city, then by date.


The Interior of St Bravo’s Church National Gallery of Scotland. Fri I-l .lul. l2.45pm. Free. David I'Iowartll talks about the work by Saenredam. I

1 Taking Form Fruitlllarket (iallery. Sat l5

i and Sat 22 Jul. 2pm. 'l‘wo gallery talks Oll

l the current Fruitmarket exhibition both by ; artist and education worker l.tlcy Brown.

i Their Blood In Our Veins Scottish National , Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 17 Jul. I2.-l5pm. Free. David Cohen discusses the Old Masters and the ‘School ofl.ondon‘. The Singer and The Song Scottish

National Portrait Gallery. Wed I‘) .ltll.

: l2.-l5pm. Free. Susan lidwards gives a

i talk.

Who’s Afraid Of The Big Art Book? Frttitmarket Gallery. 'I'llurs 20 Jill.

5 25.30pm. {I250 (£5). Several guest speakers from home and abroad discuss the merits of the art book.

I The View From The Bridge National

! Gallery of Scotland. Fri 2] Jul. 12.45pm. Free. A talk by Vivien llamillon.

l Artists‘ Eyes Scottish National Gallery of l Modern Art. Mon 21 Jul. 12.~l5ptn. Free.

A talk with slide illustrations from Alistair Smith.

I John MacCregor Scottish National

Portrait Gallery. Wed 26 Jill. 12.45pm. I'ree. Hugh Cheape discusses Alexander Johnston's work.

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Opens Saturday 8 July 12 noon

A selection of work from the best ofthe new graduates from the 4 Scottish art schools. Till 23rd August. 178 West Regent Street.

(ilasgow. (i2 4I.R. ()l-Il 2.” (i370


University of Edinburgh, Old College ;South Bridge, Edinburgh.

July I - 29 Georges Ferrato Hanging paper installations Tuesday - Saturday 10am-5pm

Admission free subsidised by the Scottish Arts Council

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