Home Street. 228 4141. Mon—Wed
6-1 1.30pm; Thurs 4pm—lam; Sat lpm—lam; Sun l—11.30pm.
Printed Destinations Until 9 Mar. New works on paper by Jon Harker. based on the langua e of ephemera.
Language and Wed 12 Mar—6 Apr. Photographs by Gair Dunlop.
pastel. and earth selected from the Welsh landscape where his studio is situated. See preview.
41 Dundas Street. 557 4569. Mon—Sat lO.30am-5.30pm.
Ways Of Seeing Sat 8 Mar—2 Apr. New figurative paintings by Des Gonnan. Also on show turned wood. ceramics. glass. silver. sculpture and prints by various artists.
CITY ART CENTRE
Market Street. 529 3993. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. £3.75 (£2.50).
Music 100 Until 31 May. A unique interactive exhibition which celebrates 100 years of recorded sound and looks at the impact that music has had on our lives.
Scottish Art 100 Until 12 Mar. Looks at the highlights of Scottish Art over the last century. complementing the Music 100 show and featuring work by John Duncan. William MacTaggart. Joan Eardley and John Bellany.
the Bigger the Better Until 12 Apr. Large contemporary works from the City's collection. dating from the 1960s to the present day. A starting point for the exhibition is Alan Davies Serpenr's Brent/t. which was recently acquired by the gallery.
22-28 Cockburn Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sat 1 lam—5.30pm.
Paired Land Sat 8—29 Mar. The first solo show for Donald Urquhart since his return from a Scottish Arts Council Residency in Amsterdam. featuring two and three-dimensional work. See preview.
Schatzen Until 15 Mar. New work in the gallery‘s Project Room by Mandy McCombie.
Wildlife Garden Tue 18—29 Mar. Mini models by Caroline Woodley.
Gn'ndlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 221 0721. Mon—Fri 10am—4pm (2.30pm Fri).
Of the Elements Mon 10 Mar—3 Apr. Lino prints and wall hangings created during a series of workshops led by Ross Georgeson. with artists at St Helens Centre.
88 Hanover Street. 220 4403. Daily
1 lam—10pm (7pm Sun).
Beautiful Space Until 25 Mar. An exhibition by freelance fashion photographer lain Bruce. which sets out to capture the most beautiful images possible. He explores two different subjects: fashion photography and scientific documentation and removes them from their usual environments.
EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 221 6000. Mon—Thurs 10am—8pm; Fri 10am—5pm; Sat
DM Hal Centenary Exhibiton Until 11 Mar. Work from students of the School of Drawing and Painting. celebrating the centenary of DM Hall. Chartered Surveyors.
School of Sculpture Mon 10—19 Mar. An exhibition of students‘ work.
THE EDINBURGH GALLERY
18a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat IOam—lpm.
Light And Colour Until 18 Mar. New work from artist Brendan Kelly. notably figurative paintings.
THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY
29 Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat IO.30am—5.30pm; Sun noon-5pm. Line Cut and Elements of Drawings. Until 5 Apr. Two exhibitions curated by the Henry Moore Institute from David Nash. The first being a small group of abstract sculptures made from elm. beech. pine. oak. and ash. The second features drawings in charcoal. graphite.
HANOVER FINE ARTS
22a Dundas Street. 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am-6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Realism And Impressionism From Ukraine Sat 8—29 Mar. The third annual exhibition of established contemporary artists. ranging from still life to rural and industrial landscapes. Artists include Grygorily Shishko. Tetyana Holimbievska and Evgeniy Volobuev.
INSTITUT FRANCAIS D'ECOSSE
13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Sun 9.30am till late.
Exterieurs Nuits Thurs 13 Mar—26 Apr. An exhibition of work by photographers playing with light to evoke night. curated by the Galerie du Chateau d’Eau in Toulouse. Artists include Jean-Claude Bélegou. Marie-Jesus Diaz and Bernard Plossu.
JUDITH GLUE GALLERY
60 High Street. 558 1866. Mon—Sun 9.30am—6pm (Sun 10am).
Natural Selection Until 1 Jun. An exhibition of paintings. sculpture. wall- hangings. ceramics. jewellery. wood and glass. inspired by the themes of sea. sky and shore.
MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2342. Mon—Fri 10am—8pm; Sat—Sun 10.30am—2.30pm.
themes And Variations Until 14 Mar. The work of the Glasgow ﬁrm Gillespie Kidd & Coia is on display. including a number of commissions designed between 1955 and 1985. It features a wide range of building types such as churches. schools. housing schemes. universities and colleges.
METROPOLE COFFEE HOUSE
22 Newington Road. 668 4999. Mon—Sun lOam—lOpm.
Paintings In Watercolour Until 9 Apr. A collection of ﬂorals and landscapes of Scotland by Avril Strong.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921 Mon—Sat lOam-Spm; Sun 2—5pm. An impressive collection of 20th century art. including works by Picasso. Matisse. Moore. Hockney. Bellany. plus a selection of Dada and Surrealist paintings.
Lucian Freud: Early Works Until 13 Apr. This is the first exhibition in Britain devoted to Freud’s early work and includes around 30 paintings and
PAINTINGS FROM THE 20TH CENTURY COLLECTION
University of Edinburgh
including Bellany. Cowie.
Eardley. Gillies. Johnstone.
Peploe. Philipson. Redpath together with small works by
8 March - 12 April Tues - Sat 10am - 5pm
Talbot Rice Gallery
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drawings created between 1936 and 1945. It also features Freud's ﬁrst oil painting and his only sculpture.
James McIntosh Patrick: Ninetieth Birthday Display Until 20 Apr. To mark the Dundee-bom painter‘s birthday. the display includes oil paintings. watercolours and prints which date from the early 1930s and four paintings based on the theme of the seasons which were very significant early in the artist‘s
Alan Davie Drawings Until 20 Apr. A retrospective exhibition of over 120 drawings by the artist regarded as Scotland's greatest post-war painter.
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- Impressionism. including Rembrandt. Degas and Van Gogh plus Antonio Canova‘s beautiful sculpture The Three Graces. in residence at the gallery until 1999. The Gallery has also recently taken. on loan from a private collection. a major work by Orazio Gentileschi. The Finding 0f Moses. which was painted for Charles 1 in the early 1630s.
In Grand Style: Large British Drawings And Watercolours Until 20 Mar. An impressive selection of watercolours. large drawings and cartoons. rarely shown at the gallery due to their size and vulnerability to light. The centrepieces of the exhibition are from Ernest Briggs and George Stratton Ferrier.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George [V Bridge. 226 4531. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5 m.
Looking In Wonderland Mon 10 Mar-1 1 May. A selection of some of the best illustrations by Sir John Tenniel. the man behind the Lewis Carroll books. Alice '3 Adventures In Wonderland and Through The Looking Glass.
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Fire moment: a detail of Robert MacBryde’s Woman at Fireplace, part of the Edinburgh's City Art Centre's Scottish Art 100 until 31 May
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Queen Street. 556 8921 Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. A stunning collection of portraits of famous faces from the 16th century to present day. plus the national photography collection.
A Home Of Signs And Wonders - Photographs By Owen Logan Until 1 Jun. One of Scotland's leading contemporary photographers explores the religious culture of the people of Calabar. Southern Nigeria. Logan‘s past work has focused on minority cultures in Britain, and in his new work he examines how indigenous religious beliefs in Nigeria co-exist with the Christianity brought there by missionaries.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri lOam—6pm; Sat lOam-4pm. Glen Scoullier RGI Sat 21—27 Mar. Watercolours and oils of landscapes and seascapes in France. Sicily and Cypms. Contemporary Glass Sat 8-27 Mar. Glass work from Catherine Hough.
‘The most thought provoking show in Edinburgh’ - SOS ‘Seriously sexy’- The List ‘Amazing, Brilliant, Fantastic, Stunning, Beautiful’ ‘Stunning, Stunning, STUNNINC’ ‘Really surprising and weird’
‘Almost as bad as your abstract art exhibition’ ‘Sometimes we need to be reminded what our senses are for’ ‘Oh yes!’
‘The most thought provoking exhibition since Andy Goldsworthy’ ‘Superb education for children’
‘Retina blow out. Retina melt down’
‘Absolutely marvellous - worth several visits’
‘He must be a raj’
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INVERLEITH HOUSE ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
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