Lhame Tobias Shaw. Svasa Bjorg Einarsdottir. Max Jaquard and Ed and Margaret Burke.

Recent Works, Paintings And Prints Sat 8—27 Mar. Work by Alice Shannon. Caroline Wendling and Arabella Crum- Ewing.

Designer lewellery Until 27 Mar. Contemporary jewellery by Nicola Hurst.


43 Candlemaker Row. 220 191 1. Tue-Sat noon-5.30pm.

Steel Until 5 Apr. Catherine Yass's unique photographic process involves colour transparencies exhibited as large- scale light boxes. Steel is a series of new light box works which explore the environment at British Steel's Port Talbot plant.

Grave Until 5 Apr. Site-specific light box works created in Edinburgh‘s Greyfriars churchyard by Catherine Yass. The exhibition has been commissioned by Portfolio to accompany Steel.


58 St Stephen Street. 225 5558. Wed-Fri noon—5.30pm; Sat 1 1.30am-5pm.

Mac And Larry Until 26 Mar. An exhibition featuring the beautifully detailed. large scale drawings from award-winning cartoonist Mac (Stan McMurty) of the Daily Mail and depictions of absurd human behaviour by Larry (Terence Parkes). illustrator and cartoonist for Punch. Private Eye and The Guardian.

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN Inverleith House. lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Wed—Sun 10am—3.30pm. Photosynthesis Until 16 Mar. Remarkable new lightworks by Adam Barker-Mill. plus a specially constructed ‘dark space' in the ground floor gallery.



142 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm. Packed with historic artefacts. this museum tells the story of Edinburgh‘s past and its people.


42 High Street. 529 4142. Mon-Sun 10am—6pm. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages.


163 Canongate. 529 4057. Mon—Sat lOam—6pm. The sights. sounds and even smells of Edinburgh folk from the 18th century onwards.

ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Mon—Sun 10am—6pm. Stuart Robertson Until ll Apr. An exhibition of figurative watercolours capturing the essence of life in India.


23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.

Bartlomeu Dos Santos - Reminiscence On Fernando Pessoa Sat 15 Mar-18 Apr. Bartlomeu Dos Santos has had a long and distinguished career as an etcher and has recently retired as a professor of printmaking. His fascination with fellow countryman Fernando Pessoa considerably influenced the imagery in his work. and this exhibition consists of around 40 print works from him.


Clerk Street. 668 2019. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

Ian Robertson and Philip Duthie Until 29 Mar. An exhibition featuring two artists. Ian Robertson’s work is mainly symbolic qualities of colour. and influenced by his travels abroad. Aberdeen-born artist Philip Duthie uses saturated colour layered and overlapping. using rhythms to reflect the influence of the environment in which they are created.

ROMANIAN CULTURAL CENTRE 166 High Street. 226 3477. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 2—5pm. £1 (50p). Uisdean Until 18 Mar. Photographic and sculptural installations by Alexander Gunn. focusing on the traditional life and modern day disintegration of Highland fishing communities.


Princes Street. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm. £1.50 (£1). Boga! Scottish Academy Students'

Ex ibition Until 12 Mar. Paintings. sculpture and architecture from final year students at Scotland‘s Colleges. Schools of Art and Departments of Architecture.


16 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat lOam—4pm.

John Busby Mon 10 Mar—2 Apr. New work by John Busby. predominantly bird paintings and landscapes. Also on show contemporary jewellery and metalwork from Mike Abbott and Kim Ellwood.


University of Edinburgh. Old College. South Bridge. 650 2211.Tue—Sat 10am-5pm.

Paintings from the 20th Century Collection Sat 8 Mar—l2 Apr. A collection of mostly Scottish 20th century paintings taken from the University of Edinburgh‘s collection. Featuring work by Redpath. Bellany and Philipson and also small paintings by European masters.


29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon-Sat


Weather-Eye On Orkney Until 8 Mar.

Recent paintings from the Orkney artist. Ian Maclnnes.

Pastor Okon Preaches: one of a collection of photographs by Owen Logan taken in Southern Nigeria. on show in Signs and Wonders at the Scottish National

US TRELIST 7-20 Mar 1997

Portrait Gallery until 1 Jun.

ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND 2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (Tue until 8pm); Sun noon—5 m. Over e Threshold: 400 Years Of The Scottish Home Until 6 Apr 1997. From huge families forced into two rooms. to modern hi-tech apartments. no area of Scottish home life goes untouched in this major new exhibition. Town and country. rich and poor. it's all here in the form of aintings. models. photographs and film. alenttne Cards Until 13 Apr. Over 200 examples of romantic. sentimental or satirical cards dating from 1830 to 1960. acquired by Shell UK Ltd in the 1960s. Domestic Fragments Until 27 Apr. A specially commissioned photography exhibition by artist in residence John Kippin looks at the creation ofThe Museum Of Scotland planned for 1998. Art 8t Industry An educational and fun interactive gallery that features everything from an Elton John stage suit to a Charles Rennie Mackintosh bookcase. plus the chance to step back in time and re-live the fashions. music and astimes of the 50s. 60s. 70s and 80s.

e Ivy Wu Gallery This new permanent gallery features a superb collection of artworks from China. Japan and Korea. with costumes. ceramics. furniture and prints. many of which are on show for the first time.


Lady Stair‘s Close. 529 4901. Mon—Sat

10am—6pm. A treasure-house of items relating to three of Scotland's most famous writers: Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.


East Kibrido


Old Coach Road. East Mains. 01355 261000. Mon—Fri 10am-10pm; Sat/Sun noon-10pm.

What Is A Suitcase? Sat 8 Mar—6 Apr. Paintings. drawings. sculpture. printmaking. installation and performance art from Lys Hansen. Jock Mclnnes. Marlene Ivey. Kenny Munro. Susie Paterson and Alex Rigg. created from their residence at the Berufsverband Bildender Kunstler Berlins in Berlin.


KIRKCALDY MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY War Memorial Gardens. 01592 421860. Raw Materials Until 20 Apr. An exhibition featuring contemporary Scottish textiles. looking at the innovative approaches of practitioners in Scotland today whose work often crosses over and mixes the categories of embroidery. tapestry. batik and other traditional textile disci lines. A Trt ute To Ann lnnes Until 20 Apr. A retrospective of the Kirkcaldy-born textile artist's life. Features batiks. embroideries. rinted textiles. colla es and drawings.

e Wemyss Schoo Of Needlework Until 23 Mar. A look at this historical school of needlework. founded in 1877. featuring examples of needlework from the School.



Howden. 01506 433634. Mon-Sun 9am—10pm.

The Silence Of The Sirens Until 9 Apr. An exhibition of images influenced by Indian art. games and toys. graphic diagrams. an assortment of scientific instruments and objects of antiquity by Marion Curle.

Breaking Barriers - Building Bridges Until 19 Mar. An exhibition of artwork from people with learning disabilities in the Livingston community.

lectures &



Magic And Strong Medicine Fri 7 Mar. 1 1am. Glasgow Film Theatre. (Tickets from Alice Angus. Glasgow School of Art. 353 4563). An exploration of truth and illusion with magician Paul Brignell.

Joy Joy Sat 8 Mar. 3pm. Transmission Gallery. Martin McGowan will be discussing Paul McCanhy's work currently on show at the gallery.

Self Image Mon 10 Mar. l—2pm. Project Ability. Slide show and talk by the artists involved in Project Ability's current exhibition.

Manufacturing Mackintosh Tue ll Mar. 12.30pm (buffet lunch). Queen's Cross Church. Jewellery designer. Paula Acari will be talking about how Mackintosh inspired her work.

Robin Barker Fri 14 Mar. 11am. Glasgow Film Theatre. (Tickets from Alice Angus. Glasgow School ofArt. 353 4563). Robin Baker will give a talk on new technologies and contemporary cinema linked to the Rohorix exhibition. See Extra Time listings.

Educational Evening Lecture Mon 17 Mar. 5.30pm. The 1999 Centre. In conjunction with the centre‘s Good Buy Girl exhibition. Janice Kirkpatrick will be hosting a lecture aimed at educational institutions. Limited numbers.

Face The Future Tue 18 Mar, 5.30pm (light refreshments). Queen‘s Cross Church. Architect Chn's Stewart and artists Brian Kelly and Stephen Beddow present their visions of the future. providing a public forum for discussion.


Battle Of Camperdown Fri 7 Mar. 12.45pm. National Gallery of Scotland. Helen Smailes discusses the work of

Sin leton Copley.

Har equin Mon 10 Mar. 12.45pm. National Gallery of Modern Art. Julio Gonzalez's painting is discussed by Ailsa Turner.

A. S. Neill Wed 12 Mar. 12.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. Ailsa Turner gives a talk on Ishbel McWhirter's painting.

The Rest On The Flight To Egypt Fri 14 Mar. 12.45pm. National Gallery of Scotland. Nicola Christie talks about Pan's Bordon's work.

Monet And The Giverny Gardens Fri 14 Mar. 7.30pm. Institut Francais D‘Ecosse. An illustrated talk by Dr Jack Byron. Professor at the Department of Architecture. University of Edinburgh.

Lucian Freud Mon 17 Mar. 12.45pm. National Gallery of Modern Art. A look at Freud's early work with Pat Fisher. Michael McGahey Wed 19 Mar. 12.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. A talk by Robin Baillie on Maggi Hambling’s work.

Language Ori in And Language Today: An En ess Stairway? Thurs 20 Mar. 6.30pm. Royal Museum of Scotland. A talk by Professor Jean Aitchison. Rupert Murdoch Professor of Language and Communication at the University of Oxford.