Velazquez Ill Seville Thurs 8 Aug—20 ()cl.
Taking pride of place in the Gallery‘s rtew wing. this major exhibition of work by one of Spain's greatest painters is the first to examine the artist‘s early years iit Seville. Drawn from collections from around the world. the show features many previously unseen works.
I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George IV Bridge. 226 J53l. Mon—Sat I0am—5pm; Stiii 2-A-5pm.
A Nation Divided: Scotland and the ’45 Until 3| ()cl. The Jacobite uprising of INS/J6 was one of the ittost momentous (arid bloody) events in Scotland's history. and ittevitably. the truth has been somewhat overshadowed by legend. 'A Nation l)ivitled' looks at the real story behind the .lacobites. Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Battle of Ciillotlen through contemporary writings and illustrations.
I NETHERDOW THEATRE 43—45 High
Street. 556 9579. Mon—Sat l0am—-I.30pm.
Tribute To Robert Burns Until Sat 27 Jul.
lilcltings and drawings by lidinburgh
artist Maureen Monteath celebrating the 200th anniversary of the band's death. The Tempest Mon 5- 3| Aug. A collaborative collection of etchings and collographs by Alatt Chapman and lileanor Syntms interpreting the major themes of Siliikc‘spc‘ttl'c\ play.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75-79 Cumberland Street. 557 l020. Mon-l-ri l0am—6pnt. Annual Summer Show Until Thurs 8 Aug. A mixed exhibition featuring contemporary Scottish paintings by irtvited artists such as Ann Ross. Joan ('iillespie. Claire Banks and Charles Simpson. with new jewellery by Caroline Temple and painted wood by .loltn Maltby. Lindsay Anderson and others.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 4.3 Candlemaker Row. 220 I9! I. Tue—Sat nrmn~5.30pm. Small WDTId Until Thurs I Atig. New photographic work by Martin Parr. confrontitig the increasingly contentious issue of tourism. and its effects on the environment and culture of popular holiday destinations.
I RIAS GALLERY l5 Rtttlantl Square. 229 7545. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm.
National Gallery Of Scottish Art And Design Competition Until Hi 2 Atrg. Architectural design entries for the National Galleries' proposed new ventte in Glasgow‘s George Square.
I ROGUES’ GALLERY 58 St Stephen Street. 225 5558. Tue~Sat Ham-6pm. High! Until Sat 27 JllI. The second exhibition at Edinburgh's all-new gallery specialising iii contemporary cartoons features work by Graham High. political cartoonist at The Smixrrrun.
I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN liiverleith House. litvei'leitli Row. 552 7l7l. Mon-Sun l0am—5pm.
bioSGIEiicE In Scotland Until 3i Aug. Interactive's the name of the game at this science and technology exhibition. featuring computerdisplays. videos. 3-l) models and hands~on exhibits.
Postcard From New Guinea Until Sun 28 Jul. A fascinating exploration of the people and plant life of the tropical paradise of West Papua and Papua New Guinea.
I ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS 9 Hill Square. 527 l()~l9. Mon—Fri 2—-lpm William MacGillivray Until in Get. An exhibition marking the bi-centenary of MacGillivray's birth. and celebrating his work as Conservator of the Museutn at the RCS from I83 l—l8-Il.
I ROYAL FINE ART COMMISSION FOR SCOTLAND 9 Atholl Crescent. 229 I I09. Daily 9am—4pm.
Oil The Drawing Board Sat 3 Aug—3| Aug. A look at contemporary architecture in Scotland.
I ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings Gallery. l00 Princes Street. 225 I50l. Mort—Sun l0am—6pin.
Karaoke (The Electric Geisha) Until 27 Sept. Drawing on both traditional Chinese
techniques. and modern Western art practises. artist Ming Wong has created a series of paintings exploring the unflaggingly popular bar room craze of karaoke.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY Princes Street. 225/)67l. Mon—Sat I0ain—5pm: Stiti 2—5pm. £4 (£2.50).
David livingstone And The Victorian Encounter With Atrica Fri 26 Jul—6 ()ct. A fascinating insight iiilo the life arid work of Scotland's most eminent explorer. complemented by George Rodger: The Atrican Photographs. 90 striking itnages by one of the leading photo-journalisls of the World War II. See review.
I ROYAL ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF SCOTLAND Scottish Natiortal Zoological Park. Corstorphine Road. 33-1 9l7 l. Mon—Sat 9am—6pm; Stiti 9.30am—6pm. Tall Tales From The Zoo Until (i Sept. Paintings of animal life by /oo Artist-In- Residence Janice Gray.
I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY l6 l)trndas Street. 558 I200. Mon—Fri Ilium—6pm; Sat l0am-—lpm.
SUMMBT Exhibition Until Sat 3 Aug. New paintings by award-winning artist Christopher Wood. capturing landscapes and still lifes with a near abstract quality plus ceramics by Douglas Davies inspired by his Borders home arid the landscapes of Catalonia. and large silver neckpieces by Cynthia Cousens. Also oti show. a wonderful collection of paintings by major Scottish artists including Peter Howson. .lohtt Bellany. Barbara Rae and .loliii Byrne.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 892 I. Mon-Sat I0am—5pin; Stilt 2-—5ptn. 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 l)evaux 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 ofdrawings.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 892 I. Mon-Sat l0am—5pm; Stilt 2-5pin. A stunning collection of portraits of famous faces from the l6th century to present day. plus the national photography collection.
Speaking likeness Until 30 Sept. The Portrait Gallery breathes life into some of its tnost illustrious residents. with this unique exhibition of audio visual paintings. Not only cart you see novelist Irvine Welsh. Labour leader Joint Stnith or comedian Billy Connolly. bttt now you can /l('(ll' them as well. including a soundbite from William Gladstone dating back it) l889.
I STILLS 23 Cockbut'n Street. 225 9876. Tue—Fri llain—6pm; Sat llain-Spm. Barbara Ess Sat 3 Aug— l4 Sept. The first Scottish showing of work by this important American photographer. Using a pin-hole camera. liss creates large-scale photographs which allow a different perspective of everyday objects. people and landscapes. See lectures.
I STUDIO ONE l0 Stafford Street. 226 S8l2. Mon-Sat Wain—5.30pm; Stiii noon—4pm.
afk’i-Leki Until Sat 27 Jul. Limited edition lithographs. reproduced from Karen Macrae's pencil drawings of Edinburgh‘s New Town buildings.
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. ()ld College. South Bridge. 650 22l l. Mon—Sat l0arn—5pm.
David Donaldson - 80th Birthday Exhibition Until Sat 27 Jul. A retrospective of work by this esteemed Scottish artist. featuring portraits. still lifes. vibrant landscapes and allegorical works.
. For over a decade celebrated artists have ; created a series
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Gallery, cafe and contemporary art bookshop open Tuesday to Saturday 10.30 am—5.30 pm, Sunday 12.00—5.00 pm. ADMISSION FREE
Extended opening hours for Edinburgh Festival (11—31 August): 7 days, 10.30 am—7.00 pm
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