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objects that surround them.
I ST JOHN’S CHURCH C orner of Princes Street/Lothian Road. 661 6600. Mort—Sat I lam—6pm.
West End Cratt And Design Fair Until 2 Sept. Some of the best Scottish craftwork available. sold to you by the very hands that made it.
I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Sat I lam-6pm. Festival Exhibition Until 2 Sept. Innovative jewellery in silver and gold by Sheana M. Stephen.
I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. Mon—Sun lOam—midnight. Danie Until 2 Sept. Over 1000 exhibits by over 50 contemporary designers comprise one of Europe's biggest and best , collections of unique jewellery. watches and clocks.
I DIGNON COLLECTIVE 46 Dundas Street. 556 1820. TueeSat 10.30am-6pm. Festival Exhibition Until 30 Aug. An exhibition of architectural glass designed and coloured to transform the light sources of home interiors. See photo caption.
I MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2342. Mon—Fri 10.30am—4.30pm. Szyszkowitz and Kowalski Wed 23 Aug—l 3 Oct. A retrospective covering twenty years of partnership by the two tnvard-winning Austrian architects. The exhibition includes sketches. drawings. models and videos illustrating the expressionist. abstract and Baroque inﬂuences on their work.
I ROYAL FINE ART COMMISSION FOR SCOTLAND 9 Atholl Crescent. 229 1109. Mon—Sun 1 1am—4pm.
New Towns: New Times: New Themes Until 2 Sept. An exhibition designed by architect and lecturer Roger Emmerson examining Scottish New Towns. past. present and future.
I HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM 142 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Free. Packed with historical artefacts. this museum tells the story of Edinburgh's past and its people.
I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Free. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the
I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George IV Bridge. 226 4531. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Money Matters: The Bank at Scotland 1695-1995 Until 24 Sept. The story of the Bank of Scotland reflects the fortunes of a country. and the changing ideas and
7 Firing Sandbags and Gas Masks Until
World War 11 both on the front line and
Edinburgh folk from the 18th century I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND 2
I Sun noon—5pm. Free.
Klrsty Brooks’lirchitectural Class at the Dignon Collective, 46 Dundas Street until 30 Aug
‘ technologies which have become a part of Power And Gold Until 12 Nov. A
all our lives over the last 300 years.
I NEWHAVEN HERITAGE MUSEUM Newhaven Harbour. 551 4165. Mon—Sun noon—Spur
remarkable collection ofjewellery and textiles from Indonesia. Malaysia and the Philippines.
Kondo Takahiro Until 15 Oct. Ceramics
by one ofJapan‘s most original and Dec. An exhibition documenting the experience-5 0f NCWhaVC“ PCOPlC during new life into traditional techniques. I SCOTTISH UNITED SERVICES MUSEUM Edinburgh Castle. 225 7534. Mon-Sat 9.30am—5.30pm; 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 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.
2 I UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH LIBRARY
the home front. through the use of photographs. memorabilia and first-hand accounts.
I PEOPLE’S STORY I63 Canongate. 529 4057. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Free. The sights. sounds and even smells of
Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon. Wed—Sat 10am-5pm; Tue 10am—8pm;
talented painters and potters. who breathes ‘
George Square. 650 3384. Mon-Fri 9am—5pm.
A Thing Called Rhetoric Until 1 Sept. Subtitled ‘Eloquence. Literature and Taste in Edinburgh 1583-1995‘. this exhibition of books and other material front the library recalls the place rhetoric held in the education and thought of past generations.
I WRITERS MUSEUM Lady Stair's Close. 52‘) 4901. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Free. A treasure-house of items relating to three of Scotland's most famous writers: Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.
Lectures are listed by date.
Marina Abramovic Filmhouse. Thurs 17 - Aug. 1pm. £6 (£4). ‘The Great Wall Of
China'. shown as part of the DEFF. See Festival brochure for details. Louis-Antoine Prat: The Collector Speaks Royal Scottish Academy. Fri 18 Aug. 5.15pm. Michael Clarke introduces a discussion on the National Gallery of Scotland’s exhibiting artist.
Sarah Malcolm National Gallery of Scotland. Fri 18 Aug. 12.45pm. Free. Lynda Stephens gives a talk on the work by Hogarth.
John Bellany Talbot Rice Gallery. Sat 1‘) Aug. 2.30pm. £2.50. Pat Fisher leads art exhibition tour.
David Sylvester Edinburgh Book Festival. Charlotte Square Gardens. Sun 20 Aug. 6.30pm. £5 (£2.50). The art historian and critic gives a visual arts lecture. See Book Festival programme for full details. Canova and the Viewing of Sculpture Royal Scottish Academy. Mon 21 Aug. 5.15pm. Free. Malcolm Baker gives a talk. Frank Auerbach at the National Gallery Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.
Mon 21 Aug. 12.45pm. Free. The From
london film series continues with ‘Working after the Masters'.
Picturing the People of Newhaven: Hill and Adamson and their Successors Royal Scottish Academy. Tue 22 Aug. 5.15pm. Free. A talk by Keith Bell.
The Scottish Colourists Royal Scottish
v Academy. Wed 23 Aug. 5.15pm. Free.
Gallery owner Roger Billclii'fe gives a talk. Chariots of Fire Scottish National Portrait
Gallery. Wed 23 Aug. 12.45pm. Free.
I Duncan Thomson discusses the portrait of 1 Eric Liddell.
Kita] and his Problems Royal Scottish
Academy. Thurs 24 Aug. 5.15pm. Free.
Timothy Hyman gives a talk on the
i figurative artist.
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