ART listings EDINBURGH GALLERIES continued
conjunction with the Edinburgh Gallery. a selection of work, mainly oil paintings. by various artists including 1D. Robertson, John Cunningham and Josephine Graham.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
Inverleith House, Inverleith Row, 552 7171. Wed-Sun 10am-5pm.
Grey Walls Work Until Sun 27 Jul. An exhibition made for the whole of Inverleith House by American conceptual artist Richard Tuttle. The works have all been made to be exhibited against the pale grey walls, and there will be new pieces relating to the garden outside.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE
Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street, 225 1501. Daily 10am—6pm.
The Mancunian Way Until 31 Aug. Paintings by Liam Spencer focusing on the hidden beauty of the urban landscape
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surrounding the artist‘s studio on the periphery of Manchester city centre.
ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY
Princes Street. 225 6671. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm. (Festival opening hours: Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 11am—6pm). £4 (£2).
Raeburn Fri 1 Aug-5 Oct. A large selection of work by Scotland’s best- known painter, Sir Henry Raebum, with over 60 masterpieces chosen from collection, throughout the world.
THE SCOTTISH GALLERY
16 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-4pm.
Summer Exhibition Until Sat 2 Aug. Contemporary and 20th century Scottish paintings.
Philip Eglin Until Sat 2 Aug. Contempora ceramics.
Paper And P astic Until Sat 2 Aug. An exciting and colourful collection of contemporary jewellery by various artists.
Kenneth Robertson and Ken Ferguson Until Sat 2 Aug. Recent paintings.
7 Bell's Brae. Dean Village. 225 3829. Daily 10am—6 m.
The Route of The Acorn Until 9 Aug. New sculpture by Adam Zyw reﬂecting the sculptor’s relationship with oak in the form of arcane maritime charts.
BANK OF SCOTLAND MUSEUM
Head Ofﬁce. The Mound, 529 1288. Mon-Fri 10am—4.45pm.
Bank Of Scotland's Museum On The Mound Until 5 Sep. This small museum tells the story of Scotland‘s first bank. Its exhibits span three hundred years and include; gold bullion chests, Scottish coins, banknotes. forgeries, early adding machines and a cheque signed by Sir Walter Scott.
10 Stafford Street, 226 5812. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 2—5pm.
From Noah's Ark To Central Park Mon 4-Sat 30 Aug. Contemporary art and illustration from Roger la Borde.
THE GEORGIAN HOUSE
7 Charlotte Square. 225 2160. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Open until 31 Oct. An 18th century house which reconstructs Georgian life in Edinburgh‘s elegant New Town.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
University of Edinburgh, Old College. South Bridge. 650 221 I. Tue-Sat 10am—5 m.
A New ooIt At 1947 Sat 26 Jul—21 Sep. A celebration of the 50th anniversary of Christian Dior which coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Edinburgh International Festival. The exhibition pays homage to Dior and to the revolutionary impact of his designs on the world. Central to the show will be six original Dior garments from 1947.
TORRANCE GALLERY b Dundas Street, 556 6366. Mon-Sat l 1am-6pm.
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‘A NEW LOOK AT 1947’
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Christian DiorZs New Look and the first Edinburgh International Festival.
26 June - 21 September. Mon - Sat 10 - 5. and Sun 2 - 5 Entry £2.00. concessions £1.50
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477b High Street, 226 5856. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2-5pm. Open until 31 Oct. Completed in 1620 and now refurbished as a home in Edinburgh’s Old Town of the period.
HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM
I42 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Packed with historic artefacts. this museum tells the story of Edinburgh‘s past and its people.
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
42 High Street. 529 4142. Mon-Sun 10am-6pm. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages.
Summer Days Until 12 Sep. A look at how the seaside experience has changed over the last century and also describes the growing interest in visiting the countryside from the I920s onwards.
I63 Canongate. 529 4057. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. The sights. sounds and even smells of Edinburgh folk from the 18th century onwards.
ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
2 Chambers Street, 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (Tue until 8pm); Sun noon-5pm.
Art 8: 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-Iive the fashions, music and pastimes of the l950s. 60s. 70s and 80s. The 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.
Shibata Zeshin Until I Oct. In the Ivy Wu Gallery, a collection of rare Japanese Iacquerware by one of its greatest exponents, Shibata Zeshin. This display consists of over 70 of his finest works from the collection of Nasser D. Khalili. Colours Of Africa Fri 25 Jul—25 Jan 98. A collection of vividly coloured African textiles and dress. Part Of Scotland/Africa 97.
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. Arthur Conan Doyle - The Edinburgh Connection Until 27 Sep. An exhibition looking at the life and work of the creator of Sherlock Holmes, the world's greatest fictional detective.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES Falkirk CALLENDAR HOUSE Callendar Park, 01324 612134. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. It's My Community Sat 2 Aug-31 Aug. A partnership exhibition with Falkirk Community Arts. where members of the community from nine locations in the area have taken a series of photographs to illustrate what their locality means to them.
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Ancrum. nr Jedburgh. 01835 830306. Dail 10am—5pm.
Explorations In Wood Until 3| Aug. An exhibition of furniture and sculpture by internationally-renowned Borders artist, Tim Stead. His creations are made from native wood, and range from chairs to chess sets.
SMITH ART GALLERY 8: MUSEUM Dumbarton Road, 01786 471917. Tue-Sat 10.30am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. French Art From The Collections Until mid Sep. A selection of 19th century French paintings from the Smith collections. Many of the paintings were gifted to the town by the founder of the museum and art gallery, Thomas Stuart Smith. The display includes work by Maurice Poirson. Adolphe Jourdan. Achille Jules Noel and Alberto Pasini.
Colin Gray Sat 26 Jul. 2pm. Street Level. A talk by the artist currently exhibiting at the gallery with The Parents. See Street Level.
European Couples, And Others Thu 31 Jul. 8pm. Transmission Gallery. Three speakers, who are part of the current exhibition of the gallery. will talk about something that inspires them. See Transmission Gallery.
A School For Boys 8: Girls Fri 25 Jul. 12.45pm. National Gallery Of Scotland. Julia Lloyd Williams talks about Jan Steen's painting.
Poets' Pub Wed 30 Jul. 12.45pm. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Alexander Moffat's work is discussed by Paul Scott.
Paolozzi‘s Garden Mon 28 Jul. 12.45pm. Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art. A talk by Siobhan
Ver onck Fri 1 Aug. 12.45pm. National Gallery Of Scotland. Michael Cassin talks about Frans Hals' painting. Richter And The Avant-Garde Sat 2 Aug. 2pm. Fruitmarket Gallery. Gallery talk on the current exhibition Gerhard Richter: Multiplex I965—l997. See Fruitmarket Gallery.
The Uses Of Collage Mon 4 Aug. 12.45pm. Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art. A talk by Bill Hare. Danish Painting In Golden Age Tue 5 Aug. 12.45pm. Royal Scottish Academy. Alistair Smith gives a talk.
Paul Shepheard Tue 5 Aug. 7pm. £1.50 (£1). Fruitmarket Gallery. A talk by the architect and author of What Is Architecture? and The Cultivated Wilderness, ()I' What Is Ixmdseupef’. Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville Wed 6 Aug. 12.45pm. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Molly Donachie talks about David Martin‘s painting.
An Introduction To John Singer Sargent Thu 7 Aug. 12.45pm. Royal Scottish Academy. A talk by Richard ()rmond.
Richard Murphy Thu 7 Aug. 7pm. £1.50 (£1 ). Fruitmarket Gallery. The architect of the gallery will be talking about practice and theory.