I ADAM HOUSE Chambers Street. Tue—Sat 10.30am—9pm (5.30pm Sat). Annual Art Exhibition Tue 5—9 Nov. Work by artists from throughout Britain ﬁlls three floors in this annual fundraising exhibition organised by Cancer Research Campaign Scotland. All paintings are for sale. plus a selection ofjewellery and crafts.
I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street. 220 4348. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm. Assemny alive! Wed 13—30 Nov. Elizabeth Pardoe transforms the building with a site specific light projection. Richard Yee creates an installation from thousands of shop receipts collected in Edinburgh. and students from Edinburgh College of Art create work in response to the theatre. music and dance on show at the Assembly Rooms.
I BOURNE FINE ART 6 Dundas Street. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm. Randolph Schwabe Until 2 Nov. Drawings and watercolours of villages in the English home counties by Randolph Schwabe RWS. a Professor at London‘s Slade School of Art in the 1930s.
I CAMEO CINEMA Home Street. 228 4141. Mon—Wed 6—l 1.30pm; Thurs 4pm-lam. Sat lpm—lam; Sun 1—11.30pm. Passive Observer Until 3 Nov. Work by Edinburgh-based photographer Lisa Carlsson. exploring the themes and conventions of the road movie.
I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 529 3993. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm.
llong Kong - City 01 Tomorrow Until 4 Jan. A fascinating look at the architecture and living conditions of one of the world’s most densely populated cities. Featuring large-scale photographs. architects' models. computer and audio- visual works and a re-construction of a ‘typical' Hong Kong ﬂat. the exhibition explores the problems involved in designing for a city with a population of over six million.
Peoples or Edinburgh Until 4 Jan. The result of an eighteen months long community project. this insightful exhibition looks at the rich diversity of culture in the city of Edinburgh. featuring photographs. videos. live displays and the opportunity to dress up and play musical instruments.
Imagined lands Sat 9 Nov—4 Jan. Highly detailed postage stamps depicting an imaginary world by Donald Evans. on show alongside specially commissioned works by six Scottish artists.
I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm. Sonderlngar Until 16 Nov. The third phase of a three-part exchange between Scotland and Sweden. featuring the work of seven Swedish artists working in the world of sculpture. Work is also on show at the Royal Scottish Academy. Princes Street and the British Council. Bruntsfteld Crescent. See review.
lnsigniticance Until 2 Nov. Paintings by Anne Skinner in the Project Room. exploring memory. fantasy and childhood associations.
I CONTACT GALLERY Grindlay Court Centre. Gn'ndlay Street Court. 221 0721. Mon—Fri 10am—4pm (2.30pm Fri); Sat 11am-3pm.
Thoughts In Colour Until 21 Nov. A group show of paintings exploring various aspects of the human condition.
I DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE 3 Doune Terrace. 225 7189. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat noon-2pm.
lieritage Exhibitlon Until 2 Nov. An insight into the traditional craft skills employed in Denmark’s construction industry. and the devices used to preserve the country‘s existing buildings.
I EASTERN GENERAL HOSPITAL Seafteld Street, 536 7000. Mon—Fri 9am—6pm. Graduate Works Until 22 Nov. Work by recent graduates of Edinburgh College of Art.
I EDINBURGH CITY YOUTH CAFE Victoria Terrace. Mon/Wed/Fri 6—9.30pm. Photography Exhibition Until 23 Dec. An exhibition and sale of photographs capturing the contrasting landscapes and cultures of Scotland and Latin America. I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 221 6000. Mon—Thurs 10am-8pm: Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 10am—2pm.
llot Donald MacDonald Until 27 Nov. On loan from the Highland Printmakers Workshop in lnverness. this exhibition features ten anecdotal short stories by Brian McCabe. featuring the fictitious poet Donald MacDonald. and tett original prints in a variety of tnedia by artist John McNaught.
leave The Capitol Fri 8—27 Nov. Last seen at Glasgow's Transmission Gallery. young Scottish collective Filthy Swan have brought their talent to Edinburgh for a new show in the ECA‘s Sculpture Court. Featuring cartoons. installations. photographs. text and paintings their work is diverse whilst retaining a common approach to ‘what art is about‘.
Passing Out Until 3 Nov. See Royal Museum of Scotland.
I EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE 13—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000.
Drawing 0n 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—1pm.
Joan Benton 88W Sat 2—26 Nov. Colourful still life and landscape paintings by this acclaimed Scottish painter. who studied at Edinburgh College of Art under the tutelage of Maxwell. Gillies and Philipson.
I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.
The Uncertainty Principle Until to Nov. New montaged screenprints by inventive Glasgow-based artist Ashley Cooke. centred on the immortal questions ‘Who am 11". ‘Why am 1 here'." and 'Where am 1 going?‘.
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And Eve. at the llatlonal Gallery until 15 Decem
I FILMHOUSE 88 Lothian Road. 228 2688. Daily l()am-l 1.30pm (l2.30am Fri/Sat).
Simple Pleasures Until 24 Nov. Paintings by artist Hazel Terry exploring ‘simple but profound pleasure'.
I FIRTH GALLERY 35 William Street. 225 2196. Tue—Fri 1 lam-5pm; Sat
Lightscapes Until 23 Nov. New paintings by Alan Kilpatrick exploring light in the urban environment.
I THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY 29 Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat ll).3()am—5.3()pm.
Louise Cattrell: Paintings 1989—95 Until 23 Nov. Abstract paintings by Cattrell in the Upper Gallery. complemented by the work of traditional Scottish landscapists such as McTaggart and Eardley in the Lower Gallery. allowing a contextual background to this evolving artform.
I GALLERY 41 41 Dundas Street. 557 4569. Mon-Sat l().3()am—5.3()pm.
Mixed Exhibition Until 6 Nov. Figurative paintings attd drawings by various artists. plus ceramics by Tobias Harrison and a wide selection ofjewellery.
lligel Grounds Sat 9—27 Nov. New paintings by Grounds. on show with a selection of turned wood. ceramics. glass. silver. sculpture and prints by gallery artists.
I HANOVER FINE ARTS 22a Dundas Street. 556 2181. Mon—Fri l().3()am—6pm: Sat 1(1am—4pm.
Paintings, Pastels & Pottery Sat 2—16 Nov. A collection of pastels attd watercolours by artist Greg Holstead. featuring landscapes of Scotland and Switzerland.
I MALCOLM INNES GALLERY 4 Dundas Street. 558 9544. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm (Sat lpm).
Amid The High llills Wed 13—30 Nov. 19th and 2()th century oils. watercolours and prints of Sporting and Scottish subjects. featuring work by many prominent names from this Scottish paittting genre.
I INSTITUT FRANCAIS D’ECOSSE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 1()am—6pm; Sat l()am—l.3()pm.
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Jean-Sylvain Bieth and Dominique Blaise Until 15 Nov. Two large-scale installations: ‘Phoenix' by Bieth is an enormous library crammed full of books. basic goods and medicines which appeared on Nazi blacklists during World War 11. while Blaise has created a work in the lnstitute's theatre exploring illusion and balance (part of Manifesto. Edinburgh‘s Festival of Architecture and Design).
La Cuisine d’Ddile Until 21 Dec. To coincide with the publication of award- winning chef Odile Petre‘s new French cookery book. the Institute's restaurant plays host to abstract illustrations by Edinburgh College of Art graduate Ruth Montada. Open Tue—Sat noon—2pm. See Food.
I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street North West Lane. 557 5454. Tue—Sat l lam—4.30pm.
From Mountains To Sea Until 8 Nov. Bold. abstract work by artist Jenny Ryrie. much of which was inspired by her journeys through New Mexico. Colorado and Wyoming. Also on show. ‘Home And Abroad'. new paintings in the Scottish colourist tradition by Margaret Ballantyne. depicting Scottish and Spanish landscapes.
I MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2342. Mon—Fri 10am—8pm.
Site Until 13 Nov. Aerial photographs exploring construction and its effect on the environment. taken in Scotland and North Africa by artist attd writer Patricia MacDonald and newly appointed Head of Department of Architecture Angus MacDonald.
I METROPOLE COFFEE HOUSE 33 Newington Road. 668 4999. Mon—Sat 8.30am-l 1pm; Sun lOam—lOpm. Portraits Oi Asia Until 6 Nov. Portrait photographs by Hugo Macleod. taken during a six-month trip to South East Asia. capturing the local people he encountered. their cultures and traditions. 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 Goglt plus Canova‘s beautiful sculpture The Three Graces. in residence at the gallery until 1999.
The Age OI Diirer Until 15 Dec. Free. On loan from the British Museum. this impressive collection of German Renaissance prints highlights the great work achieved in the country during this period. Most notably the innovative woodcuts of Albrecht D'tirer and the designs of his pupil Hans Baldung Grien. I NETHERBOW THEATRE 43—45 High Street. 556 9579. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm. In The Mouth Of The light Until 9 Nov. A mixed media exhibition detailing traditional stories from the Highlands and Islands. on show as part ofthe Scottish International Storytelling Festival.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm: Sat 10am—4pm.
Mixed Exhibition Sat 2—21 Nov. New paintings by Claire Harrigan RSW. ceramics by Phil Rogers. wood engravings by Christopher Wormell. and a selection of jewellery.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm; Sun noon-4.30pm.
Deep: Photographs or Mixed llace People Until 9 Nov. Portrait photographs by Clement Cooper. offering an insight into the experience and feelings of mixed race people living in Britain today.
I OUEEN’S HALL Clerk Street. 668 2019. Norman Adam Until 30 Nov. A collection of recent watercolour landscapes capturing the colours and ever-changing weather and light of Sutherland and the north of Scotland.
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