I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACAOEMY Princes Street. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm. £1.50 (75p).

170th Annual Exhibition Until 6 Jul. Paintings. sculpture. prints and architecture by some of Scotland‘s most prominent living artists. on show alongside invited works by young contem orary Scottish artists.

I THE COTTISH GALLERY l6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri l0am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until 4 Jul. A new collection of paintings by Earl oavryck llaig ORE. accompanied by decorative and unusual earthenware vessels by Sophie Maccarthy and jewellery by Edinburgh College of Art graduate Anna Gordon. Summer Exhibition Mon 8 Jul—3 Aug. New paintings by Christopher Wood. with ceratnics by Douglas Davies and jewellery by Cynthia Cousens.

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MOOERN ART Belford Road. 556 892 l. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. An impressive collection of 20th century art. including works by Picasso. Matisse. Henry Moore. Hockney and Bellany. plus a recently acquired selection of Dada and Surrealist paintings by Salvador Dali. Paul Devaux and Picasso.

Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Until 22 Sept. £3.80 (£2.50). This major exhibition features some 220 works by the outstanding Swiss-born artist. including 85 sculptures. 40 paintings and a large selection of drawings.

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. A stunning collection of portraits of famous faces from the 16th century to the present day. plus the national photography collection.

Speaking likeness Until 30 Sept. The Portrait Gallery breathes life into some of its most illustrious residents. with this unique exhibition of audio visual paintings. Not only can you see novelist lrvine Welsh. Labour leader John Smith or comedian Billy Connolly. but now you can hear them as well. including a soundbite from William Gladstone dating back to 1889.

I STILLS 23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876. Tue-Fri 11am-6pm; Sat 11am-5pm. Between Tvro: Suburbia/Plexus Until 20 Jul. The first solo Scottish show by one of Germany‘s most significant

photogra hers. Thomas Florschuetz.

I STUOI ONE 10 Stafford Street. 226 5812. Mon—Sat 10am-5.30pm; Sun noon—4pm.

Christine lieughan Until 29 Jun. An exhibition of decorative handmade paper by papermaker and printer Christine Heughan.

ark’i-tekt Mon l—27 Jul. Limited edition lithographs. reproduced from Karen Macrae's pencil drawings of Edinburgh‘s New Town buildings.

lngs inspired by travels abroad are on show at the Torrance G

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I TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Old College. South Bridge. 650 2211. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

David oonaidson - 80th Birthday Exhibition Sat 29 Jun—27 Jul. A retrospective of work by this esteemed Scottish artist. featuring portraits. still lifes. vibrant landscapes and allegorical works. I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 225 7942. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm. lite In A Kitsch Living Boom Until I Jul. The superbly-named Spangle Sisters present an audio-visual installation looking at the changing face of the modern household from the l950s to the present day.

Outlook Project Until 19 Jul. Photographic work by students from Edinburgh's Outlook Project. featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the Royal Museum of Scotland.

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

Journeys Until 6 Jul. Recent paintings by artist Jackie Philip. inspired by her travels through Asia and the Pacific. including interiors. still lifes and landscapes.

I WASPS GALLERY Patriothall. off Hamilton Place. 225 1289. Mon—Fri noon—7pm; Sat/Sun l 1am—6pm.

Ten x Ten Until 29 Jun (1 lam—6pm). A diverse collection of work by fourteen third year tapestry students from Edinburgh College of Art. all of which has been produced on a fonnat of 10in square.

A Mad Woman Gave Me A Rose Sat 6— 14 Jul. Paintings and drawings by Graetne Craig Smith.

I GEORGIAN HOUSE 7 Charlotte Square. 225 2160. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. See how the other half lived in this elegant 18th century New Town dwelling.

I GLAOSTONE’S LAHO Lawnmarket. Royal Mile. 226 5856. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. A superb example of home life in l7th century Old Town Edinburgh.

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 ast and its eople.

I MUSEUM E CHILOHO O 42 High Street. 5294142. Mort-Sun 10am-6pm. Free. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the

ages. I PEOPLE’S STORY l63 Canongate. 529 4057. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. 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-Sat l0am-5pm (Tue until 8pm); Sun noon—5pm.

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Art & Design A brand new gallery dedicated to exploring how and why items are made. featuring such wide-ranging exhibits as an Elton John stage suit. a l970s Afghan coat. a Charles Rennie Mackintosh bookcase and a modern oil can transformed into a lamp. There‘s also the chance to step back in time and re-live the fashions. music and pastimes of the l950s. 60s. 70s and 80s.

Pride G Passion: The National Burns Exhibition Until 15 Sept. The main cultural event in the calendar of Robert Burns bicentenary celebrations. featuring manuscripts. paintings. artefacts. imagery and sound.

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.


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I EAST NILRRIOE ARTS CENTRE Old Coach Road. East Mains. 01355 261000. Mon—Fri 10am—10pm; Sat/Sun noon—10pm.

Behind The Screens Until 16 Jul. As part of the Centenary Of Cinema celebrations. this touring exhibition looks at the experiences of those working in the cinema over the past 100 years. from travelling showmen to vast multiplexes.


I MUSEUM ANO ART GALLERIES High Street. 0141 889 3151. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

Discovering Japan Until 10 Aug. An exciting new hands-on exhibition exploring Japanese society. language. art and design.


I SMITH ART GALLERY & MUSEUM Dumbarton Road. 01786 47 I917. Tue—Sat 10.30am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm.

Fe: An Exploration ot Iron Through The Senses Until 1 Sept. Organised by the British Artists Blacksmiths Association. this major interactive exhibition features work by contemporary artists from around the world.


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Earth And Everything Sat 6 Jul. 2pm. Free. CCA. Maggie Chetty and colleagues from Proteas and Thistles. a project linking Scotland and South Africa. give an exhibition talk. Half hour informal guided tours of the exhibition also take place every Saturday and Sunday at

1.15pm. Panorama Picnic Sat 6 Jul. 10am—5pm. Street Level Gallery (552 2151). The

Gallery‘s current exhibiting artist. Michele Lazenby. invites you tojoin her on an excursion to a rural location. to partake in panoramic photography and picnicking. Advance booking necessary.


The Ladies Waldegrave Fri 28 Jun. 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Martin Postle looks at this work by Sir Joshua Reynolds.

réte Mon 1 Jul. 12.45pm. Free. Scottish National Gallery of Modem Art. Elizabeth Cowling gives a talk on this major work by Pablo Picasso. acquired by the Gallery last year.

William Forbes oi Gallander Wed 3 Jul. 12.45pm. Free. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Elizabeth Allen discusses the work of Sir Henry Raeburn.

Mrs Wilbrahatn Bootle Fri 5 Jul. 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Elizabeth Allen gives a talk on this work by George Romney.

Pomona Mon 8 Jul. 12.45pm. Free. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Victoria Keller looks at the work of Marino Marini.

Ttvo Fathers of Geology Wed 10 Jul. 12.45pm. Free. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Gordon Craig gives a talk.

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