I ART GALLERY 8 MUSEUM, NELVINGROVE 287 2699. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am-5pm. Cafe. [D]. A wonderful permanent collection of work by such names as Rembrandt. Monet and Van Gogh. plus numerous historical artefacts. animal displays. ‘Wee Beasties‘ and an interactive display featuring a plethora of invertebrate animals. See galleries guide for current temporary exhibitions. I THE BINIRELL COLLECTION 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 1 lam—5pm. lynne Curran Until 6 Oct. A selection of works by the contemporary tapestry weaver Lynne Curran. highlighting tapestry techniques over the past 2000 years. The artist will also be on hand to demonstrate and discuss the skills involved in the craft. I MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT Kelvin Hall. Dumbarton Road. 221 9600. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 1 lam-5pm. A museum crammed with buses. trams. fire engines. ships and other transportation. devoted to the history of transport. Also display are motorcycles dating from the early part of the century to present day. including the recently acquired Art Motorcycle. Sustrans Until 3| Mar. A display chronicling a recent project by Sustrans. an organisation who build traffic-free routes for cyclists. walkers and disabled people. Scottish Football Association Moseuin Trust Until 1997. Taster exhibitions of text. photographs and soccer memorabilia. leading up to the planned National Museum of Football at Hampden Park. I PEOPLE’S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green. 221 9600. Mon-Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 11am—5pm. [D]. Cafe. This well- loved institution is currently undergoing a facelift and is due to re-open in time for its centenary in 1998. The first stage of the work has reached completion. and the new top floor features a 1930s single-end house and a celebration of Glasgow‘s great visionaries. I PROVAND’S LOROSHIP 3 Castle Street. 221 9600. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. The only surviving medieval house in Glasgow. built in 1471. Period room displays range from 1500—1918. I ST MUMiO MUSEUM OF RELIGIOUS LIFE AND ART 2 Castle Street. 221 9600. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Free. [D]. A museum of world faith. featuring a zen garden. priceless art works from the world’s six major religions. Dali's C ltris! OfSuini John 0fT/ie C mss and the story of religion in Scotland through words and pictures. The Prophecy Ot Peace Until 17 Nov. A collection of 30 framed prints depicting Violet Oakley's famous murals set in the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg. USA. Also on show is an exhibition of Quaker clothing. household items. photographs and text from the 19th and early 20th centuries. I SCOTLAND STREET SCHON. MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street. 429 1202. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2-5pm. Cafe. [D]. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on education in Scotland from 1872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a flavour of Victorian. Edwardian. World War 11 and 1960s school-days. RSA Student Oesign Atvard Until 7 Oct. The work of nearly 3000 students can be seen at this show. encompassing every aspect of design from products. textiles and transportation to fashion and multi- media. I SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Atlas Square. 557 1405. Mon-Fri 10.30am—5pm; Sat 10am—4.30pm; Sun 2-5pm. [D]. Springbnrn Retrospective Until 5 Oct. A nostalgic look at how Springbum. Glasgow and the world has changed over the past ten years.


I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street. 220 4348. Fri/Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 10am—5pm.

The Craft Movenient Fri 20—22 Sept. £2. A wide range of contemporary craft and design by some of Britain‘s finest craftmakers. Prices run from under a tenner to thousands of pounds. with ceramics. furniture. glass.jewellery. knitwear. metal. textiles and wood all on offer.

I CAMEO CINEMA Home Street. 228 4141. Mon—Wed 6—1 1.30pm; Thurs 4pm—lam. Sat 1pm—1am; Sun

1—1 1.30pm.

Pictures OI Reality Until 6 Oct. Work exploring reality and illusion by members of the Grindlay Court Day Centre, created during workshops with photographer Michael Kruger.

I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 529 3993. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm; Sun noon—5pm (22 Sept only). £3 (£2). Gateway To The Silk Road Until 5 Oct. A major collection of historical relics from Xi‘an in China (twinned with Edinburgh). featuring intricate silver work. ceramics. sculpture. gold and bronze works. much of which has never been seen outside China before.

Christina Robertson Until 5 Oct. Paintings by the 19th century Scottish portrait painter. who had a successful career in Europe before moving to Russia to paint members of the Russian court. Heartland Until 5 Oct. Twentieth century Scottish landscape art by William McTaggart. the Scottish Colourists and many more.

I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sat 1 lam—5.30pm. The Collective Gallery Members Open Until 28 Sept A diverse range of contemporary mixed media artwork by many of the gallery's 300 members. See review.

I CONTACT GALLERY Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 221 0721. Mon—Thurs lOam—4pm; Fri lOam—2.30pm; Sat 11am—3pm.

Scottish landscape Photographs Until IO Oct. Handprinted black and white photographs by Sebastian Spall. capturing some of Scotland's most dramatic scenery. from the Caimgorms to the North West.

I CREELERS 3 Hunter Square. 220 4447. Painting By Colour Until 30 Sept. Vibrant mixed-media paintings and oil on glass by Caroline Hunter and John Hunt.

I DANISH CINTURAL INSTITUTE 3 Doune Terrace. 225 7189. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm; Sat noon-2pm.

Wiig Hansen Until 2| Sept. A selection of paintings by one of Denmark‘s most esteemed contemporary artists.

Heritage Exhibition Sat 28 Sept—2 Nov. An exhibition demonstrating the traditional construction and craft skills employed to construct buildings in Denmark. and the devices used to preserve them.

I DUNEDIN GALLERY 6 Hillside Street. 557 3753. Tue—Fri 11am-6pm; Sat

1 lam—4.30pm.

In And Around Town Sat 28 Sept—l9 Oct. Etchings by John Heywood capturing some of Edinburgh‘s wonderful cityscapes. ‘nooks and closes‘ and the Royal Botanic Garden.

I EASTERN GENERAL HOSPITAL Main and Outpatients corridor. Seafreld Street. Mon—Sun 9am—6pm.

Sumner Sensation Until 11 Oct. It may be autumn. but the sun‘s still shining at the Eastern General with this exhibition of recent works by seven Scottish artists.

I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 221 6000. Until 27 Sept: Mon-Fri 10am—4pm. 30 Sept-l8 Oct: Mon—Thurs 10am—8pm; Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am—2pm.

Royal Over-Sees league 13th Annual Open Exhibition Tue 24 Sept—18 Oct. This

unique showcase for up and coming international young artists features 52 contemporary works (selected from a submission of 400). from Britain. Australia. Canada. Nigeria. lndia to name but a few.

I EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE 13—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000.

Oratving On Dance Until 7 Nov. Paintings and drawings by artist Brian Hartley. inspired by the wealth and diversity of dance on show at the Festival Theatre.

I THE EDINBURGH GALLERY 18a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 10am—lpm.

Mixed Exhibition Until 30 Sept. The gallery continues to show work from its Festival exhibition. featuring a diverse selection of work by numerous artists.

I EDINBURGH PRINT MAKERS WORKSHOP 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat

l 0am—6pm.

The Scottish Print Open Until 19 Oct. An open submission of some of the finest printmaking currently being produced in Scotland. featuring work by Victoria Crowe. Paul Furneaux and many others. I THE FRUITMARNET GALLERY 29 Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm.

Reckoning With The Past Until 28 Sept. Contemporary painting by fifteen artists from three centres of Chinese culture China. Hong Kong and Taiwan highlighting the diversity of work produced within different social and political systems.

I HANOVER FINE ARTS 22a Dundas Street. 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat lOam—4pm.

Susan ilepnorth and Sarah Wilkinson Until 28 Sept. Recent oil. watercolour and acrylic paintings by these two artisLs. capturing the cityscapes of Edinburgh and Venice. plus still lifes. interiors and the Northumberland landscape. Also 12th Summer Festival Exhibition Part II. a continuation ofthe gallery's festival exhibition featuring work by a number of international artists.

I JUDITH GLUE GALLERY 60 High Street. 558 1866. Mon-Fri 9.30am—9pm; Sat 9.30am—7pm; Sun 10am—6pm.

Scottish Festival Tintst Until 6 Oct. Paintings. prints, glass. ceramics and jewellery. both traditional and contemporary. by a variety of Scottish artists.

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

The home of a fine collection of works from the Renaissance to Post- lmpressionism. including Rembrandt. Degas and Van Gogh plus Antonio Canova's beautiful sculpture The Three Braces. in residence at the gallery until 1999.

Velamdez In Seville Until 20 Oct. £4 (£2.50). Taking pride of place in the Gallery‘s new wing. this major exhibition of work by one of Spain’s greatest painters is the first to examine the artist’s


lnverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden

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early years in Seville. Drawn from collections around the world. the show includes the famous work ‘An Old Woman Cooking Eggs‘. and features many previously unseen works.

lGoya Prints Until 20 Oct. A selection of paintings and aquatints by the great Spanish painter. on show to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the artist‘s birth.

I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAU George [V Bridge. 226 4531. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

A Nation Oivided: Scotland and the ’45 Until 3| Oct. The Jacobite uprising of 1745/46 was one of the most momentous (and bloody) events in Scotland's history and. inevitably. the truth has been somewhat overshadowed by legend. ‘A Nation Divided‘ looks at the real story behind the Jacobites. Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Battle of Culloden through contemporary writings and illustrations.

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

Mixed Exhibition Sat 21 Sept—10 Oct. Captivating watercolour and gouache paintings by Rob Fairley. a collection of porcelain ceramics entitled ‘Crackles' by David White. recent watercolour views of Scotland by Marian Levin and new and unusual jewellery by Valerie Shatwell.

I PORTEWO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm; Sun noon-4.30pm. £1.50 (75p).

Stilled lives Until 21 Sept. Photographic and sculptural work by Helen Chadwick. who until her untimely death earlier this year. was considered one of the most prominent artists working in the UK.

I RMUES’ GALLERY 58 St Stephen Street. 225 5558. Tue—Sat 11am—6pm. ManoIM McCormick Until 2 Oct. Recent cartoons and caricatures by one of Scotland‘s top cartoonists Malcolm McCormick. whose work has appeared in various national papers for the past 26 years.

I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith House. lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Mon—Sun 10am—5pm.

Callum lnnes Until 6 Oct. Work by the Turner Prize-nominated Edinburgh artist Callum lnnes. Filling seven whole rooms of lnverleith House. the exhibition features both early and recent works. and includes abstract paintings on canvas. linen and paper. inspired by lnnes's current home on Scotland’s east coast.

I ROYAL CMEGE OF SURGEONS 9 Hill Square. 527 1649. Mon—Fri 2—4pm. Willi” MacSillivray Until 31 Oct. An exhibition marking the bi-centenary of MacGillivray's birth. and celebrating his work as Conservator of the Museum at the RC8 from 1831—1841.

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

Karaoke (The Electric Geisha) Until 27 Sept. Drawing on both traditional Chinese


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