I RIAS GALLERY l5 Rutland Square. 22‘) 7545. Mott—Fri 9am—5pm; Sat l0am—4pm. Water In The City - Myth And Technology Until l2 Sept. An exploration of how water has shaped attd re-shaped our cities. I ROGUES’ GALLERY 58 St Steplten Street. 225 5558. Tue—Sat llattt-optti. Malcolm McCormick Sat 7 Sept—2 Oct. Recent cartoons arid caricatures by one of Scotland's top cartoonists Malcolm McCormick. vvltose work has appeared in national papers for tlte past 26 years. I ROMANIAN CULTURAL CENTRE lst Floor. I66 High Street. 667 3397. Mon—Sat l0am—6pm; Sun 2-5pin. Tolerance Passports Until 15 Sept. Using well-known drawings and photographs front the turn of the century. superimposed with visa documents and frontier statnps. Romanian artist Mircea Valeriu Deaca explores the changing nature of 'freedom'. I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN ltiverleith House. lnverleith Row. 552 7l7 l. Mon-Sun l0am-5pm. Gallum lnnes Until 6 Oct. Work by the Turner Prize-nominated Edinburgh artist Callum lnnes. Filling seveit whole rooms of lnverleith House. the exhibition features early and recent works. the exhibition includes abstract paintings on canvas. linen and paper. inspired by lnnes‘s current home on Scotland's east coast. China - The Hidden Forest Until l5 Sept. Unique and beautifully detailed itik paintings by Chinese artist Lui Yitao. I ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS ‘) Hill Square. 527 I649. Mort—Fri 2—4pm William MacGillivray Until 3! ()ct. An exhibition marking the bi-centenary of MacGillivray‘s birth. and celebrating his work as Conservator of the Museum at the RC3 from l83l—l8-ll. I ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings Gallery. l00 Princes Street. 225 l50l. Mon-Sun l0ant—6ptii. Karaoke (The Electric Geisha) Until 27 Sept. Drawing on both traditional Chinese techniques. and modern Western art practices. artist Ming Wottg has created a series of paintings exploring the unllaggingly popular bar room craze of karaoke. I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY Princes Street. 225 667l. Mon—Sat l0am—5piii; Sun 2—5pm. £4 (£2.50). David Livingstone And The Victorian Encounter With Africa Until 6 ()et. A fascinating insight ittto the life and work of Scotland's most eminent explorer. George Rodger: The African Photographs Utttil 6 Oct. ()ver 90 pictures by one of the leading photo-journalists of World War ll. who was sent to Africa by Life magazine to cover the battling Free French. and continued to photograph the continent and its people for many years. I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY I6 l)undas Street. 558 I200. Mort—Fri l0am—6pm: Sat 10am—4pm. Aspects 01 Landscape Mon 9 Sept—2 Ot‘l. New work by seven contemporary Scottish landscape painters including Jolttt Houston. James Morrison. Barbara Rae and Duncan Shanks. The lluman Gircus Mon 9 Sept—2 Oct. Work by contemporary potter Stephen Dixon who deals in political and social satire. .loan Eardley BSA Mon 9 Sept—2 ()cl. Paintings and drawings by this esteemed Scottish artist. including a selection of pastel and charcoal drawings never before seen by the public. I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 892l Mon-Sat lOatn—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 Giacomettl (1901-1966) Until 22 Sept. £4 (£2.50). This major exhibition
features sonte 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 8‘)2| Mott-Sat l()arti~5pitt; Stiti 2—5pm. A stunning collection of portraits of famous faces front the l6tli century to present day. plus the national photography collection.
Speaking Likeness limit so Sept. The Portrait Gallery breaths life ittto some of its tnost illustrious residents. with tltis unique exhibition of audio visual paintings. Not only can you see novelist Irvine Welsh. Labour leader John Stiiitlt or comedian Billy Connolly. btit now you can llt’lll' them as well. including a soundbite front William Gladstone dating back to 188‘).
I STILLS 23 Cockburii Street. 225 9876. Tue—Fri Ilam—-6pm: Sat Haiti—5pm. Barbara Ess Until l-l Sept. The first Scottish showing of work by this important American photographer. Using a pin-hole camera. F.ss creates large-scale photographs which allow a different perspective of everyday objects. people and landscapes.
I STUDIO ONE l0 Stafford Street. 220
58! 2. Mon—Sat l()ant—6pm: Sun 2—5ptn. Living In Eden Until 7 Sept. Paintings aitd Raku sculpture inspired by the l—Zden Valley in Cuntbria by artist Lorna Graves. whose work is on permanent display at the Tate. London and R‘lcll'opttlilttll. New York.
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Univ ersity of Edinburgh. ()ld College. South Bridge. 650 22l I. Mon—Sat l0am-5pm; Stilt 2—5pnr
It Man Tied Up In His Own Composition Until 8 Sept. New paintings and prints by Adrian Wiszniewski. highlighting the recent style developments of this exceptional Glasgow artist.
Artificial llorizons And Eccentric Ladders Until 8 Sept. A major exhibition of work by influential artist quardo l’ttoloui. tracing five decades of his collage and printing techniques.
I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b l)undas Street. 556 6366. Mon-Sat I lam-optti. James Somerville Mon 94! Sept. Paintings by artist James Sottterville.
I GEORGIAN HOUSE 7 Charlotte Square. 225 2 I60. Mon-Sat l()attt-—5pni; Sun 2—5pm. See how the other half lived iii this elegant l8th century New Town dwelling.
I GLADSTONE’S LAND Law ntttarket. Royal Mile. 226 5856. Mott -Sat l0am—5pm; Sttti 2-5pm. A superb example of home life in |7th cetttury ()ld Town Edinburgh.
I HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM H2 Canongate. 52‘) 4 l4}. Mott-Sal l0am--6pitt. Free. Packed with historic artefacts. this museum tells the story of Edinburgh's past attd its people.
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I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 52‘) 4 H2. Mon-Sun l0ani- 6pm. Free. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages.
I PEOPLE'S STORY I63 Canongate. 52‘) 4057. Mon—Sat l()attt-6pm. l'ree. Tlte sights. sounds and even smells of Edinburgh folk from the |8tlt century tittxsitt'tls‘.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND 2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon Sat lt).iitt —5pttt (Tue until 8pm): Sun
All & Design A brand new gallery dedicated to exploring how and why items are ntade. featuring sttclt wide-ranging exhibits as an liltoti .loliit stage stiil. a l‘l70s Afghan coat. a Charles Rennie Mackintosh bookcase and a ttiodci'n oil- can transformed into a lamp. There's also the chance to step back in little and mine the fashions. music attd pastimes of the |‘)5()s. 60s. 70s and 80s.
Pride & Passion: The llational Burns Exhibition Utttil l5 Sept. £2.50 (£l ). The main cultural event iii the calendar of Robert Burns bi-centenary' celebrations. featuring titanusci‘ipts. paintings. attefacts. imagery and sound. See review.
I WRITERS' MUSEUM Lady Stair's Close. 52‘) J‘)0l. Mott—Sat l0ant—-6prtt. free. A treasure-house of items relating to three of Scotland's most famous writers: Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Burns attd Sir Walter Scott.
I ABOUT HOUSE May‘gale. (“383 733266 Mon—Sun llltttit-Sptit.
Four Seasons In Pittencriell Park L'nttt l‘) Sept. Art exhibition of photographs by members of the l)unferttiliite Photographic Association. taken It) the pai'k dtit trig the past year.
I CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE 93 North Street. (H.134 4746“). Mon Sat l0aiit-«5pm; Suit 2-~-5pm.
Graces, Fates and Furies l’nlil 22 Sept. A collection of prints by lecturer at l)uncan of .lordanstone College. Mary Modeen. Also oti sliovv. papetxvorks by Joanne
()' Donnell and a selection of ceramics attd jewellery.
I MACRODERT ART CENTRE University of Stirling. ()l786 ~167l63. Tue Sat
Mirror In The Sea Tue 17 Sept- 19 ()el. lintitled 'Novia Scotia -- A Journey Of Discovery '. this wonderful exhibition by British photographer Michael Hockney captures the many fascinating natural sights of his Canadian home.
LECTURES & EVENTS
Lectures are listed by city, then by due.
Georg Baselitz Sat 7 Sept. 2pm. Glasgow l’tittr Studio. Margaret Hunter gives a talk on the Studio's current exhibiting artist.
Gassone with a scene lrom Bocceccle‘e Becameron, lrom the workshop 01 Giovanni Toscani Hi 6 Sept. t2.-tSpin. Free. National (_i.tllL'l)‘ of Scotland. Lynda Stephens gives a talk.
Giacometti from the perspective ol DTiliSI‘l artists .‘vloti ‘) Sept. 12.45pm. Free. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Martin Hammer gives an illustrated slide lecture.
Signs and Wonders - the religious discourse in Galahar, Southern Ilgerle Tue l0 Sept. |2.45pm. Free. Royal Scottish Academy. ()vven Logan enlivens the RSA's l.fl'lllL'\l(Hl(’ exhibition with a slide lecture.
Phoebe Traquair - in her own words Wed ll Sept. l2.-l5ptti. Free. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. lili/abelh Cumming looks at the fatitous artist.
llenry Benedict — the last Stewed Thurs l2 Sept. l2.45ptit. l-‘ree. Royal Scottish Academy. Michael ('assitt delivers an illustrated slide lecture.
St Michael’s Wing l-‘t-i t3 Sept. l2.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Ghislaine Kenyon gives a talk. Metamorphoses and other stories Mon l6 Sept. l2.~I5pm. Free. Scottish National (iallety of Modern Art. Siobhan l)oughei'ty delivers an illustrated slide lecture.
Livingstone: the man behind the mock Tue l7 Sept. |2.-l5pitt. Free. Royal Scottish Academy. Andrew Ross looks at the life of explorer l)uvid Livingstone. Thomas Guthrie - in his own words Wed IX Sept. l2.-l5pm. Free. Scottish National Portrait ('iallery. Sara Stevenson gives a talk based on the Gallery's Speaking lakentciv exhibition.
Sentimental Jacobitism and print collecting in 18th century Scotland Thurs l‘) Sept. |2.-35pnt. Free. Royal Scottish Academy. Statta Nenadic gives a talk aitd slide show oti the Gallery's forthcoming Jacobite exhibition.
Scotland on Sunday
Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden
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