continuation of the Christmas Exhibition. with paintings and sculpture by various gallery artists.

I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue-Sat loam—6pm.

Mixed Exhibition Sat 20 Jan—24 Feb. A collection of prints. drawings and etchings by Workshop members. tnost of which are for sale.

I THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY 29 Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm; Sun noon-5pm. Volcano Until 2 Feb. Work by five Scottish-based artists. exploring themes of nature. the environment and man‘s intervention and subsequent effect on his surroundings. featuring photography. painting. video projection and installation. I HANOVER FINE ARTS 22a Dundas Street. 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Gallery closed until 20 Jan.

Artists New To The Gallery Sat 20 Jan—3 Feb. The gallery continues its annual tradition of blending the work of older. more established artists with that by new kids on the block. fresh out of art school. I ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.

Virginia Ryan Ino Until 12 Jan. Mixed- rnedia work charting Izzo’s development as an artist in Edinburgh over the past three ears

I VINCENT KOSMAN FINE ART 8 Burgess Terrace. 662 9990. Viewing by appointment Wed—Sat.

New Collection Until 25 Feb. Contemporary oil paintings. watercolours and drawings by twenty Scottish and English artists. all of which are for sale. including work by Alberto Morrocco and John Duncan Fergusson.

I LEITH GALLERY 93 Giles Street. 553 5255. Tue—Sat 1 1am—6pm.

NeW Faces Until 27 Jan. As the name suggests. all of the work at the gallery this month is by art school graduates of 1995. so snap up a piece now before they move into the limelight and out of your price league.

I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

The Three Graces Antonio Canova's beautiful sculpture. in residence at the gallery until 1998.

Turner Watercolours Until 31 Jan. The annual airing of this celebrated collection. bequeathed to the Gallery by Henry Vaughan in 1900. Vaughan stipulated that the paintings only be shown in January. claiming the works would be harmed by harsh light during the rest of the year.

I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George IV Bridge. 226 453i. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

True To Type Until 4 Feb. A touring exhibition on loan from the Crafts Council. featuring the art of the letterpress and the work of small printing presses. NEW TOWN CONSERVATION COMMITTEE 13a Dundas Street. 557 5222. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm; Sat lOam—5pm.

Scottish Society oi Architect Artists Christmas Exhibition Until l9 Jan. A selection of paintings and photographs. all of which are for sale.

I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

The Call or The Sea Until 25 Jan. Paintings. sculpture. ceramics. jewellery. wood and glass by invited artists. exploring and/or inspired by the sea and shore. See photo caption.

I OUT OF THE BLUE 25 Blackfriars Street. 556 5204. Tue—Sat noon—5pm.

Accident or Design Until 13Jan. Specially commissioned installations by sculptor Aeneas Wilder. printrnaker Cinzia Mutigli and textile constructor James Donald.

I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911. Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm.

A Hundred Summers, A Hundred Winters

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" a?» ii ._ , i From Alter Auschwitz running at the City Art Centre, Edinburgh until Sat 20 Jan, Mick Rooney's Into the Rand: or Strangers.

Sat 13 Jan—17 Feb. Photographs by Bcrtien van Manen chronicling her journeys through the former Soviet Union. See preview.

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

Crossing The Threshold Until 3 Feb. Paintings by London-born artist Lawrence Freisleben. influenced by both English landscapists and abstract expressionism. I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith House. lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Mon—Sun 11am—3pm.

Vessel Until 4 Feb. Having travelled the world and garnered various natural ‘objects'. Chris Drury then built sculptures out of them some of which are on show here. and others which rely on setting. can be seen in photographs. bioSCIEIICE in Scotland Until 31 Aug. If you thought the world ofscience and technology was boring. think again. Some 300.000 people are expected to view this collection of inter-active computer displays. videos. 3-D models (including a giant rnidge) and hands-on exhibits and they can't all be egg heads.

I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY Princes Street. 225 6671. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

116th Annual Exhibition Sat 20 Jan—15 Feb. The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours present their yearly show.

I ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Mon—Sun 10am—6pm.

Ashley Creaves Until 29 Feb. Recent paintings by the London-bom artist who challenges perceptions of right and wrong. preferring instead to create characters who ‘exude their instincts without compunction'.

I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

June Redrern Until 31 Jan. An exhibition of new paintings by this widely exhibited and highly acclaimed artist. many of which capture the light and colour of the St Andrews coastline.

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Home to a recently acquired collection of Dada and Surrealist paintings from the Penrose Collection. including works by Dali. Picasso and Delvaux.

I STILLS 23 Cockbum Street. 225 9876. Tue—Fri 1 1am—6pm; Sat 11am-5pm.

Ken lum - Recent Work Until 17 Feb. A wonderful collection of photographs featuring ‘ordinary‘ people in sometimes mundane. sometimes emotionally-charged situations. accompanied by text which the subjects are apparently saying or thinking. See review.

I T BOT RICE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Old College. South Bridge. 650 2211. Tue-Sat 10am—5pm.

Calanais - The Atlantic Stones Sat 13 Jan—10 Feb. Mixed-media work by 24

artists. including painting. sculpture and drawing. created as a ‘subjective response‘ to the Calanais stones.

I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon-Sat 11am—6pm. A Touch Ot “am Mon 15—27 Jan. Paintings by Cynthia Bainbridge. Euna Strachan and Andrew McLintock.

I HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM 142 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Free. Packed with historic artefacts. this museum tells the story of Edinburgh's past and its people.

I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 529 4142. Mon—Sun 10am—6pm. Free. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the


I PEOPLE’S STORY 163 Canongate. 529 4057. Mon—Sat lOam—opm. Free. The sights. sounds and even smells of Edinburgh folk from the 18th century onwards.

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

44 Chambers Street, Edinburgh, The World Until 14 Jan. Work by artist Niall Hendrie who spent the past year involved in the Royal Museum of Scotland project examining the link between the old and new building and collections.

Lewis Chess Pieces Until 14 Jan. Found buried in a sand dune on the west coast of Lewis. these 12th century chess pieces carved from walrus tusks are the largest of their kind in Europe.

Architecture a Decouper Until 11 Feb. A unique collection of cardboard cut-out models, featuring some of the world's most famous buildings. including the Eiffel Tower. Notre Dame Cathedral and the Empire State Building.

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. prian and other personal materials.

I WRITERS MUSEUM Lady Stair’s Close. 529 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.


I MACLAURIN ART GALLERY Monument Road. 01292 445447. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

Poetic land - Political Territory Until 3

Feb. An exhibition of contemporary Irish art. featuring painting. sculpture. photography and video from the North and South of Ireland.


I DUNEERRIINE DISTRICT MUSEUM Viewfield Terrace. 01383 721814. Mon—Sat 11am—5pm.

Scottish Singers and Storytellers Until 3 Feb. Photographs by Ian McKenzie picturing those busy keeping Scotland's long tradition of story and song alive.


I SMITH ART GALLERY & MUSEUM Dumbarton Road. 01786 471917. Tue—Sat 10.30am—5ptn; Sun 2—5pm.

L. S. Lowry: The Man and ills Art Until 21 Jan. The only Scottish showing for this exhibition of paintings and drawings by the popular British artist. famous for his distinctive 'malchstick men' style.


Lectures are listed by city, then by date.


oalziel + Sculllon CCA. Sat 13 Jan. 2pm. Free. Visual Arts Director for the Scottish Arts Council Andrew Naime gives a tour of the CCA’s current exhibition. Producing The Goods For 1999 Queen's Cross Church. Tue 23 Jan. 6—7pm. £3 (students free). The first in a series of illustrated lectures presented by the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society. Tonight‘s speaker is Drew Plunkett. Head of Interior Design at GSA.


Turner Watercolour: National Gallery of Scotland. Fri 12 Jan. 12.45pm. Free. Mungo Campbell looks at the Gallery's annual exhibition.

The Forest Scottish National Gallery of Modem Art. Mon 15 Jan. 12.45pm. Free. Natalya Goncharova discusses the work of Stephen Turner.

The Poet, Walter Scott Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Wed 17 Jan. 12.45pm. Free. Valerie Gillies gives a talk.

Mount Vesuvius in Eruption National Gallery of Scotland. Fri 19 Jan. 12.45pm. Free. Glynis Davies discusses the work of Jacob More.

The Painting Lesson Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 22 Jan. 12.45pm. Free. Bill Hare gives a talk on this famous work by Henri Matisse. Allan Ramsay the Elder Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Wed 24 Jan. 12.45pm. Free. Ailsa Turner looks at the work of William Aikman.



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