I PEOPLE’S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green. 22! 9600. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun Ham-5pm. [D]. Cafe. This well-loved institution is currently undergoing a facelift and is due to re-open in titne for its centenary in I998. The first stage of the work has reached completion. and the new top floor features a l930s single-end house and a celebration of Glasgow‘s great visionaries.
I PROVAND’S LORDSHIP 3 Castle Street. 221 9600. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun Ham—5pm. The only surviving medieval house in Glasgow. built in I471. Period room displays range from ISOO—l9l8.
I ST MUNGO MUSEUM OF RELIGIOUS LIFE AND ART 2 Castle Street. 22l 9600. Mon—Sat IOam—Spm (closed Tue); Sun Ham—5pm. Free. [D]. A museum of world faith. featuring a Zen garden. priceless art works from the world‘s six major religions. Dali's Christ ()fSuiIil Jo/m OfT/ic Cross and the story of religion in Scotland through words and pictures.
The Prophecy or Peace Until l7 Nov. A set of 30 framed prints depicting Violet ()akley's famous murals set in the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg. USA. Also on show. Quaker clothing. household items. photographs and text from the l9th and early 20th centuries.
I SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street. 429 I202. Mon-Sat l0am—5pm; Stilt 2—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on education in Scotland from l872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a ﬂavour of Victorian. Edwardian. World War II and l960s school days.
A Penny For A Dream Until ll Jan. A fascinating look at Victorian family entertainment. with marionette shows. toy theatres. shadow puppets and Christmas cribs from the Scottish Mask and Puppet Theatre. Also on show. Children In Focus. photographs antl memorabilia on loan from Edinburgh‘s Museum ofChildhood. I SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Atlas Square. 557 1405. Mon—Fri l0.30am—5pm; Sat l()am—4.30pm; Sun 2—5pni. [D].
Cast Iron Certainties Until 29 Feb. A commemoration of Glasgow‘s once prominent cast iron industry.
I ASSSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street. 220 4348. Mon—Sat l0am—6pm. Assembly alive! Until 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 the 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 l0am—6pm; Sat lOain—lpm. Randolph Schwabe Until 24 Nov. An exhibition of drawings and watercolours of villages in the English home counties by Randolph Schwabe RWS. a Professor at Slade School of Art in the l930s.
I BRITISH COUNCIL 3 Bruntsfteld Crescent. 447 47 I6. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm; Walter Kershaw Until 6 Dec. Recent oil paintings. watercolours and photographs of South America. Sarajevo. Lancashire and the ‘Reservoir Dregs' of Yorkshire. I CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556 l0l0. Mon—Fri l0am—6pm; Sat l0am- l pm.
Christmas Exhibition Thurs 2l Nov—23 Dec. Scottish. British and European paintings by Samuel Bough. John Maclauchlan Milne. Alexander Nasmyth and many more. plus a selection of French l9th century sculpture.
I CAMEO CINEMA Home Street. 228
4 I41. Daily l2.3()pm till late.
Polly Thelwall Until lDec. Drawings. sculptural work and 20 and 30 pieces by artist Polly Thelwall. exploring voyeurism
and the female form.
I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 529 3993. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm.
Ilong Kong - City or 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 0t Edinburgh Sat 16 Nov— 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 Until 4 Ian. 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 I260. Tue—Sat l lam—5.30pm. Sonderingar Until l6 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.
Olivia Irvine Until l6 Nov. A series ofoil paintings by ECA graduate Olivia Irvine entitled Park Belle/l Series.
I CONTACT GALLERY Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 22l 0721. Mon—Fri l0am—4pm (2.30pm Fri); Sat
Thoughts In Colour Until 2| Nov. A group show of paintings exploring various aspects of the human condition.
I DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE 3 Doune Terrace. 225 7l89. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat noon—2pm.
Inge Ellegaard Sat I6 Nov— l4 Dec. Two series of paintings by this esteemed Danish artist who uses classical myths to interpret today's societ .
I DUNEDIN GALLERY 6 Hillside Street. 557 3753. Tue—Sat l lam—6pm (Sat 4.30pm).
Ilicola Green Sat l6 Nov- I 2 Dec. A collection of new paintings. Also on show. the gallery‘s Christmas exhibition running from l6 Nov—24 Dec.
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
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 60(X). Mon—Thurs l0am—8pm; Fri l0am—5pm; Sat l0am—2pm.
IIot Donald MacDonald Until 27 Nov. On loan from the Highland Printmakers Workshop in Inverness. this exhibition features ten anecdotal short stories by Brian McCabe. featuring the fictitious poet Donald MacDonald. and ten original prints in various media by John McNaught. Leave The Capitol Until 27 Nov. Last seen at Glasgow's Transmission Gallery. young Scottish collective Filthy Swan bring their talent to Edinburgh for a new show in the ECA‘s Sculpture Coun. Featuring cartoons. installations. photographs. text and paintings their work is diverse whilst retaining a common approach to ‘what art is about'. See review. page 74.
I THE EDINBURGH GALLERY l8a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon-Fri llam-Spm; Sat lOain—Ipm.
Joan Benton nsw Until 26 Nov. Colourful still life and landscape
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I The Age of [Her From canoodling peasant couples to Adam and Eve, this selection of German Renaissance prints on tour from the British Museum by the likes of Dilrer and Hans Baldung is both amusing and brilliant. National Gallery, Edinburgh until 15 Dec.
I Ilong Kong - Glty of Tomorrow With one of the highest population densities in the world, Hong Kong has to take an ingenious'line on housing. With models, a mock-up of a typical apartment and a walkway of neon lights, this show transports you to another world. City Art Centre. Edinburgh until 4 Jan.
I The Unbelievable Truth Taking its title from a Hal Hartley ﬁlm, this show brings together a group of Dutch and Scottish artists with an interest in the divide between fact and ﬁction. Also on show, paintings by Louise Hopkins of wallpaper and from Nicola Atkinson-Grifﬁth, ‘kitchen cupboards’, inspired by her residency with six families living in the vicinity of Tramway. See preview.
Hunterian Art Gallery
University of Glasgow
9 November - 1 February 1997 (closed 25/12/96 - 4/1/97 inclusive)
Mon-Sat 9.30-5.00 ADMISSION FREE
0141 330 5431
Extended public access supported with funds from The City of Glasgow Council.
Tramway. Glasgow 15 Nov-22 Dec. 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 l0am—6pm.
The Uncertainty Principle Until l6 Nov. New montaged screenprints by inventive Glasgow-based artist Ashley Cooke. Open Day Sat 23 Nov. Make your own etching, watch a printmaking demonstration. feast on punch and mince pies or simply snap up a bargain at the print and frame sale when the Workshop throw open their doors for their annual Open Day.
Prints For Presents Sat 23 Nov—2] Dec. Unique and original Christmas pressies.
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23 November 1996 12.00 noon—5.00pm
open studio printmaking demonstrations print raﬁles mince pies bot punt/1 ma/ee your own etching
print sale frame sale
"Prim ts for presen ts” Affordable original works of art
RECENTLY PUBLISHED STUDIO PRINTS
Gallery hours: Tuesday—Saturday 10am-6pm
23 UNION ST EDINBURGH EHI3LR
(opposite the Playhouse) OI3I 557 2479
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BDITICSH DAINTINGC‘B 19Lh-ZOth CENTUD" 148 West Degent (St Glasgow C2 ZDQécotland
The Winter Collection
of small paintings, drawings and sculpture is now open.
Mon - Sat 9.30am - 5.30pm
Armﬁeld. Banks, Butler, Byme, K Cameron, Sir D.Y. Cameron, Clausen. Colquhoun, Cowie, Douglas, Dunlop, Eardley, Fergusson. French, Gillies, Herald. How. Howson, Morris Henderson. Herman. Hayman. Homcl, Johnstone, Kay, Knox, Law, Little, Munro, Morrocco. Paterson, MacTaggan, MacPherson, McNec, Shanks. Taylor. Warrillow, Westood an many others.
until end Jan ‘97
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