Exhibition Until 27 Jul. A retrospective of work by this esteetned Scottish artist. featuring portraits. still lifes. vibrant landscapes and allegorical works. See lectures.

I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 225 7942. Tue-Sat lOam—Spm. Outlook Project Until l9 Jul. Photographic work by students from Edinburgh's ()utlook Project. featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the Royal Museum of Scotland.

I TORRAHOE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 (1366. Mon-Fri l lam~6ptnz Sat l().30am-4pm.

Elizabeth Reid Mon I5—27 Jul. Recent landscape paintings by artist Elizabeth Reid.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 I404. Mon—Sun 10am—midnight. Sarah Geddes Until 28 Jul. Bold. colourful large-scale works by Edinburgh College of Art graduate Sarah Geddes.

I WASPS GALLERY Patriothall. off Hamilton Place. 225 I289. Mon—Fri noon—7pm; Sat/Sun I lam-6pm.

A Mad Woman Gave Me A Rose Until I4 Jul. Paintings and drawings by Graeme Craig Smith. See review.

I OEOROIAH HOUSE 7 Charlotte Square. 225 2 l(i(). Mon—Sat l()atn—5pni: Sun 2—5pni. See how the other half lived in this elegant lXth century New Town dwellin 7.

I OLAOSTOHE’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 HUHTLY HOUSE MUSEUM I42 Canongate. 52‘) 4 I43. Mort-Sat l()ani-—(ipm. Free. Packed with historic artefacts. this museum tells the story of Edinburgh's past and its people.

I MUSEUM OF CHILOHOOO 42 High Street. 52‘) 4l42. Mon—Sun lllani—(iptn. Free. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the

ages. I PEOPLE’S STORY l()3 Canongate. 529 4057. Mon—Sat IOam—(ipm. Free. The sights. sounds and even smells of Edinburgh folk frotn the l8th century onwards.

I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND 2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mort—Sat l0atn—5ptn (Tue until 8pm); Sun noon—5pm.

Art & Design A brand new gallery dedicated to exploring how and why items are tnade. featuring such wide-ranging exhibits as an Elton John stage suit. a I970s 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 titne and re-live the fashions. music and pastimes of the l95()s. 60s. 70s and 80s.

Pride G Passion: The llational eurns Exhibition Until l5 Sept. The main cultural event in the calendar of Robert


Talbot Rice Gallery University of Edinburgh, Old College, South Bridge. Edinburgh, EH8 9YL 0131 650 2211


Portraits, figurative painting and landscapes by the Queen’s Limner in Scotland.

29th June - 29th July Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm

'5 i

Cold-weather clothing: Sell Portrait In Winter by David Donaldson, part at an exhibition to celebrate the artist’s 80th birthday. The show contains more portraits, plus landscapes and figurative paintings, and is on at the Talbot ltice Gallery, Edinburgh, until Sat 27 July

Burns bi-centenary celebrations. featuring manuscripts. paintings. artefacts. imagery and sound.

I WRITERS MUSEUM Lady Stair's Close. 529 490l. Mort—Sat l()am~(ipm. 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 EAST KILORIOE ARTS CENTRE ()ld Coach Road. East Maitts. (H.155 2(il()(l(l. Mon—Fri l0am—l0ptn; Sal/Sun

noon- IOprn.

From Four Decades Until 28 Jul. Art exhibition celebrating a generation of Scottish fine art. featuring the work of live artists who trained in Glasgow duritig the 50s and 60s.


I MUSEUM AHO ART GALLERIES High Street. OI4I 889 3l5l. Mon—Sat lOarn—Spni.

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


I SMITH ART GALLERY 8t MUSEUM Durnbarton Road. 0l786 47 l9l7. Tue—Sat l0.30am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

Fe: An Exploration Di Iron Through The

Senses Until I Sept. Organised by the British Artists Blacksmiths Association. this tttajor interactive exhibition features

work by contctllporat'y artists from around

the world.


Lectures are listed by city, then by date. Glasgow

Parade Tue lb Jul. l.l5pm. Java Internet Cafe. Chris Watson and Marc Barres discuss art history. culture and comics.

Earth and Everything Sat 2() Jul. 2pm. CCA. Co-curator Tessa Jackson and artist Jeremy Wafer discuss the CCA's current exhibition. Free 30-minute tours of the exhibition take place every Saturday arid Sunday at l.l5pni.

Comic Art Workshop Sat 2()—2l Jul. £35 (£25). Java Internet Cafe. A two-day workshop led by comic artist arid GSA lecturer Yves Cotinat exploring how

dialogue. sequence. framing arid page lay-

out serve narration.

Parade Tue 23 Jul. l.l5pm. Java Internet Cafe. Lorna Miller talks about the artists who are important to her.


The Vale OI Dedham Fri l2 Jul. |2.45pm. National Gallery of Scotland. Rachel Barnes looks at the work of John Constable.

David Donaldson Sat 13 Jul. 2.30pm. Talbot Rice Gallery. Joint curator Bill llare disctisses David Donaldson's work on the occasion of Donaldson‘s 80th Birthday Exhibition.

David Shrigley Sat l3 Jul. 3pm. Collective Gallery. The artist talks about his contribution to the Collective's current exhibition Big (ii/"l Lin/e (ii/'1.

Tree Trunlt on Yellow Ground Mott l5 Jul. l2.45pm. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Robin Baillie discusses the work of Fernand Leger.

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies Wed l7 J at. l2.45pm. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Ghislaine Kenyon discusses Scottish painter John Bellany's portrait of the great composer.

Madonna and Child Fri ll) Jul. I2.45ptn. National Gallery of Scotland. Julia Lloyd Williams and John Dick give a talk on this work by the Master of the Embroidered Foliage.

The Horse That Has Visions of Immortality lo. 2 Mon 22 Jul. l2.45prn. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Bill Hare looks at the work of Alan Davie.

A Gallery for Scottish Portraits Wed 24 Jul. l2.45pni. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Ian Gow discusses the importance of the gallery. and considers its role within Scottish culture and heritage.

OS The List 12-25 Jul 1996