TALBOT RICE GALLERY
University of Edinburgh. Old College. South Bridge. 650 22l l. Mon-Sat lOam—5 m; Sun 2-5pm. £2 (£1.50).
A New 00k At 1947 Until Sun 2! 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.
313 CASTLE STREET
31a Castle Street. 226 5336. Mon—Sat lO.30am—5.3()pm.
Unique And Original Until Sat 30 Aug. Glasgow Print Studio presents an exhibition ofcontemporary art from the west of Scotland.
THE TORRANCE GALLERY
29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Sat I lam—6pm.
Irene Halliday Until Sat 30 Aug. Paintings by Irene Halliday.
Trevor Stubley Until Sat 30 Aug. Paintings of Tabor Garden and other works.
Treasure Trove Until Sat 30 Aug. New jewellery designed and made by Sheana M. Stephen.
Cambridge Street. 228 I404. Daily lOam—midnight.
Dazzle Until Sat 30 Aug. ()ver l()0() pieces of contemporary jewellery on display and all for sale.
7 Bell's Brae. Dean Village. 225 382‘). Daily l lam—6pm.
Inge Paneels Sun 17 Aug—Sat 6 Sep. New glasswork including objects. panels and paintings. telling a tale of light and life.
Pavel Petrovich Leonov Until Sat 6 Sep. The ﬁrst showing of work in the west by this self-taught Russian painter. His paintings give an insight of his countryside in the process of transition from agrarian to industrial.
BANK OF SCOTLAND MUSEUM
Head Office. The Mound. 52‘) 1288. Mon—Fri mam—4.45pm.
Bank Of Scotland's Museum On The Mound Until Fri 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 antl forgei'ies. early adding machines and a cheque signed by Sir Walter Scott.
THE GEORGIAN HOUSE 7 Charlotte Square. 225 2l60. .\lon - Sat l0am-—5pm‘. Sun 2—5pm. Open until l‘ii 3| ()ct. Ail lb‘th century house w hich reconstructs (ieorgiaii life in lidmburgh's elegant New Toys n.
~177b High Street. 226 5856. Mon Sat l0am 75pm: Sun 2 -5pm. Open until l‘ri 3| ()ct. (‘ompleted Ill I620 and now refurbished as a home in lidinburgh's ()ld Town of the period.
HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM
I42 (‘anongattx 52‘) 4143. Mon Sat 10am -6pm. Packed with historic artefacts. this museum tells the story of lidiiiburgh‘s‘ past and its people.
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
42 Iligli Street. 52‘) 4 H2. Mon Sun l0ani -6pm. .All manner of :ii‘cliiye material and old It)_\\ relating to childhood through the ages.
Summer Days t'niil to t: Sep. A look at how the seaside experience has changed oyer the last century. it also
GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 22 King Street, Glasgow Gl 5GP Barbara Rae
Graphic Works 9th August - 6th September also
THE ORIGINAL PRINT SHOP 25 King Street, Glasgow Gt SQZ Stuart Duffin
Dreaming of Jerusalem Recent mezzotints & etchings 9th August - 6th September
Admission Free Open: Mon - Sat 10am - 5.30pm Disabled access on request
90 THE LIST 22—28 Aug
describes the growing interest in yisiting the countryside from the l‘)20s onwards.
PEOPLE'S STORY I63 ('anongate. 52‘) 4057. Mon —Sat l0ain 6pm. The sights. sounds and even smells of lidiiibtirgh folk from the lSth century onwards.
ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
2 (‘Iiambers Street. 225 753-1. .\lon Sat 10am 5pm t'l'ue until 8pm); Sun
Art 8i Industry An educational and ftiii interactiye gallery that features eyerything from an Iilton John stage stiit to a ('harles Rennie Mackintosh bookcase. plus the chance to step back in time and relive the fashions. music and pastimes of the l‘)50s. 60s. 70s and 80s. The Ivy Wu Gallery This new. permanent gallery features a superb collection of artworks from (him. Japan and Korea. with costumes. ceramics. furniture and prints. litany of which are on show for the first time.
Shibata Zeshin t'niit Wed I (let. tn the by Wu (iallei'y. a collection of rare Japanese lactpieryy are by one of its greatest exponents. Shibata /.esliin. This display consists of oy't‘t‘ 7U (II Ills fittest works from the collection of Nasser I). Khalili.
Precious Cargo: Scots And The China Trade l'ntil -l .laii ‘)t\’. An e\hibition looking at three centuries of trade w itli China. told through a rich collection of objects including porcelain. silk. calico. car acts and furniture.
(0 ours Of Africa Unit 25 .Ian 08. A collection of \‘i\ idly coloured African te\tiles and dress, I’art ()f Scotland/Africa ‘)7.
lady sum-s ('lose. 52‘) -l‘)0l. Mon Sat l0am 6pm. A treasure-liouse of items relating to three of Scotland‘s most famous writers: Robert Louis Steyenson. Robert Burns atltl Sir Walter Scott. Arthur Conan Doyle - The Edinburgh Connection l'iitil Sat 27 Sep. An eshibition looking at the life and work of
Danish decor: an 19th century interior from The Face of Denmark at the National Portrait Gallery
the creator of Sherlock Holmes. the world‘s greatest fictional detective.
' lectures &
Alexander, 4th Duke Of Gordon Fri 22 Atig. 12.45pm. National Gallery Of Scotland. Ken Neil discusses Pompeo Batoni‘s painting.
Spanning 70 Years — The Search For Quality Hi 22 Aug. 5.30 ~7plll. Royal liine Art Commission l‘or Scotland. The final discussion on issues of bridge design. w itli guest speakers. See gallery listings. Richter And The Avant-Garde Sat 23 Aug. 2pm. I‘riiitinarket (iallery. David Macrae explores the significance of technical reproduction for modern art since the Ayaiit-(iarde movements of the 20s and relates Richter‘s work to the concept of Ayant-(iai'dist photography and film. See I‘i'uitiitarket (iallery. Female Surrealists Mon 25 Aug. l2.»l5pni. Scottish National (iallery Of Modern Art. A talk by Ileather .Iohnson. German Film Series Mon 25 -Sat 30 Aug. 6pm. l-‘ruitmarket (iallery. A series of(ierman films front the l‘)60s aiitl 70s. offering an opportunity to compare Richter's introduction of modernist features into painting in the early l‘)60s with a corresponding and simultaneous dey‘elol‘inent lll film. ('iint/iiiuiit'tirimi is screened on Mon 25 Aug. '/'/ie ('lirtuii'i'li' (2/ .lii/iii .Iliiei/ii/e/iti Bile/I on Tue 26 Aug. sl/ii't' /II The ('ilit'y on Wed 27 Aug and l-"nnlii/it' lit/i lines! on Thu 28 Aug. See l‘rtiititlarket (iallei‘y.
Danish Paintings In The National Galleries Of Scotland Tue 26 Atig. l2.»l5piii. Royal Scottish Academy. A talk by Michael (‘asstii
Hugh MacDiarmid Wed 27 Aug. l2sl5pm. Scottish National Portrait (iallery. James Robertson talks about R.II. \\'t‘st\ytitei”s painting.
Fashionable Flic Flac: Painting And Plutocracy In Edwardian Britain Thu 28 Aug. 12.45pm. Kenneth McConkey giy es a talk.