EDINBURGH GALLERIES continued
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
University of Edinburgh. ()Id College. South Bridge. 650 22l I. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm. £2 (f l .50).
A New look At 1947 Until Sun 2l 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 I947.
THE TORRANCE GALLERY
29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri
l lam—6pm; Sat 10.30aiii-4pm.
Highland Landscapes Until Sat 20 Sep. Paintings by Gill Wilson and John Pooler.
7 Bell's Brae. Dean Village. 225 3829. Daily Ham—6pm.
Three Artists From Kiev Tue 9 Sep—Sat 4 ()ct. Contemporary Ukrainian painting and sculpture.
THE GEORGIAN HOUSE
7 Charlotte Square. 225 2160. Mon—Sat l()am-5piii; Sun 2—5pm. Open until Fri 3| Oct. An l8tli century house which reconstructs Georgian life in Edinburgh's elegant New Town.
477b High Street. 226 5856. Mon—Sat l()am—5pm; Sun 2~5pm. Open until Fri 3i ()ct. Completed in 1620 and now refurbished as a period home in Edinburgh‘s Old Town.
HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM
1-12 Canongate. 529 ~1l-13. Mon—Sat IOam—(ipm. Packed with historic artefacts. this museum tells the story ol‘ Edinburgh's past and its people.
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 Hiin Street. 52‘) 4 I42. Mon Sun l()am—6piii. All manner or arcltit e material
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! Illustrated cubes: Calum Colvin as painted by Michael Windle at Collective Gallery
and old toys relating to childhood through the ages.
Summer Days l'nnl l-‘n I: .Sep. A look at how the seaside eyperience has changed in er the last century. it also describes the growing interest iii visiting the countryside from the l‘)2(ls onwards.
PEOPLE'S STORY I63 ('anongate. 52‘) 4057. Mon Sat
Illani 6pm, The sights. sounds and even smells of l-itlinbui‘gh l'olk from the lRth century onwards.
ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
2 ('hainbci‘s Street. 225 7534. .\Ion Sat Illani 5pm t'l’ue ttiitil bplttll Sun
Art 3t Industry An educational atid l'tin lllIt'lthIlVL‘ gallery that leatures everything lroni an lzlton .Iohn stage suit to a t‘liai‘les Rennie Mackintoin bookcase. plus the chance to step back in time and relive the l'asliions'. music and pastimes ol the I‘l5lls. (Ms, ﬁlls and Wis
The Ivy Wu Gallery This permanent gallery features a supeib collection ol aitwoiks lroni ('liina. Japan and Korea.
w itli costumes. ceramics. furniture and prints. iiiatiy ml which are on show tor the tirst titiie.
Shibata Zeshin I'ntil \Ved l ()ct. In the Ixy \k'ti (iallei‘y. a collection ol’ rare .lapanese Iacttneiware by one ot‘ its greatest esponeiits. Shibata /.e.sliin This display consists ol' oyei All ol' his linest works from the collection ol Nasser I) Khalili. Dreams Of Colour I‘nttl Mon 20 ( )ct lo accompany the (kt/(titty ()r Ami a e\hibition. a display ol banners by Somali artist Kinsi Abdulleh
A Portrait Of The Somali People t'nnt Sun 23 \'o\. Photographs by Ilaniisli Wilson taken dining his time spent in Somalia as a iotirnahst and photographer. capturing periods or both calm atid conl'lict Precious Cargo: Scots And The China Trade l'ntil 4 .Ian ()8. An e\liibitioii looking at three centuries of trade w itlt ('Iiina. told through a rich collection ol' objects including porcelain. silk. calico. carpets and lui'niture.
Colours Of Africa t'nnl 25 Jan 98. .»\ collection oi viy idly coloured Al'tican It‘xlllc‘s arid dress. Part (II. Scotland/Alrica U7.
l.ad_v Stair's Close. 52‘) 4‘)()I. Mon-Sat l()am—6pm. A treasure-house of items relating to three of Scotland's tiiost famous writers: Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.
Arthur Conan Doyle — The Edinburgh Connection Until Sat 27 Sep. An exhibition looking at the lite and work of the creator of Sherlock Holmes. the world‘s greatest I'ictional
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
2 Shore Road. (H.183 860705. Mon ~I:"ri l()aiii--5piii; Sat- Sun I lam ~5pni.
Land And Stone t‘niil Wed 1 ()ct. New works by Scottish contemporary artists and recent graduates.
KIRKCALDY MUSEUM 81 ART GALLERY
War Memorial (iardens. (H.592 412860. Familiar Faces t'niil Sun 12 ()ct. A display ol‘ portraits and paintings ol‘ people l'roin the Museum's permanent collection.
3 Dimensions Sat 13 sep Sun 12 ()ct. Art aiid craft work produced by adtilts with a disability from the l)algairii Centre in (‘upar. The Summit (iroup. St Andrews and The liipiit (irotip. ('ilettt'iilltt‘s.
Beatrice Whistler Artist And Designer Sat 2“ Sep. iiooti lpin. Ilunterian Art (iallery Lecture Theatre. l'niveisity ultilttsgtiw'. A lecture by Dr Margaret I“. .‘yiacl)onald, research fellow at the (critic l'oi' Whistler Studies and curator ol‘ the current exhibition.
Greater Glasgow Strathclyde Buses (her the next few months. artist Nicola Atkinson(it'lllllll will be working with \ arious community groups oii a series ol~ exhibitions situated in the bulkhead ol‘ the entire lleet ol Strathely'de buses. For more iiil'orniationcontact«1236600 e\t 36-14.
Venus Anadyomeme Hi 12 Sup. I2.-15piii. National (iallery ()l' Scotland. (‘olin Wiggins talks about l'itiaii's painting.
Artist And His Model Mon I5 s‘ep. l2.-I5pm. National (iallery ()l‘ Modern Art. \ltc‘ltael (..l\\lll discusses l’IL‘.I.\\U‘\ painting.
Niel Gow: Words And Music Tue to Sep. l2.-I5pm. Royal Scottish Academy A slide lecture with Donald I‘Ull‘t‘s and Andrew Knight.
Lady Hawarden w‘e-a I? s‘ep. 12.45pm. National Portrait (iallery. Julie Lawson talks about this l‘ltli century pliotograpliei
Hidden Gems: Van Dyck’s Iconographia'l‘hn ts sup, t2..15ptn, Royal Scottish Academy. Stephen Lloyd presents a slide lecture.
Guitar, Gas-Jet And Bottle Mon :3 Sep. 12 45pm. National (ialleiy ()t Modern Art Bill llaie talks about l’lL‘it\\U.\ pattittttg.
Raeburn And Artists' Training In The 18th Century Tue 2“ Sep. l2 -15pni. Royal Scottish .-\cadeniy. A slide lecture with Martin l’ostle. , Self-Portrait Wed 24 Sep. l2.-I5pm, National Portrait (iallery. Martin l’ostle puts .Iolin Runcinian’s painting under the siotliglit.
Hid en Gems: Artists’ Books Thu 25 Sep. l2.~l5pin. Royal Scottish Academy. A talk by Ann Simpson illitstrated with slides.