Tight fit: a photograph of Joan Crawford taken by Eve Arnold in 1959, on show in
a retrospective of her work at the National Portrait Gallery
Colin Thorns Until Sat l l ()ct. A memorial exhibition including works on paper frotn Thoms‘ studio.
Clerk Street. 668 3456. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm.
Carolyn Burchell Until Fri 3 ()ct. Paintings of Edinburgh. Cornwall and France.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
lnverleith House. lnverleith Row. 552 7 l 7 l. Wed—Sun 10am—5pm.
Theories Of The Decorative — Abstraction And Ornament In Contemporary Painting Until Sun 5 Oct. The show features seven tnajor painters exhibiting for the first time in Scotland; Philip 'l'aaffe. lngo Meller. Beatriz Milhazees. Fabian Marcaccio. Leslie Wayne. Juan Usle and David Reed.
Raeburn Until Sun 5 Oct. A large selection of work by Scotland’s celebrated artist. Sir Henry Raeburn. with over 60 masterpieces chosen from collections throughout the world.
THE SCOTTISH GALLERY
l6 Dundas Street. 558 l200. Mon—Fri l0am—6pm; Sat l0am—4pm.
The Vigorous Imagination Ten Years On Until Wed l Oct. Paintings by a wide range of artists. all of whom exhibited at the Gallery of Modern Art ten years ago. Artists include Peter Howson. June Redfern. Calum Colvin. Adrian Wiszniewski. Ian Hughes and Sam Ainsley. Sara Brennan Until Wed 1 Oct. Tapestry. Duncan Shanks Sat 4—Wed 29 Get. New paintings.
Alison Kinnaird Sat 4—Wed 29 Oct. Engraved glass.
Mark Powell Sat 4—Wed 29 Oct. Contemporary jewellery.
23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876. Tue—Sat l0am—6pm.
Tales From The City Sun 5 Oct—Sat 22 Nov. To reopen the gallery after major refurbishment. a group show curated by Charles Esche. The exhibition brings together the work of a number of contemporary artists featuring Roderick Buchanan. Tracey Emin. David Shirgley. Georgina Starr and Gillian Wearing who use different forms of narrative to examine life in the city. See preview.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
University of Edinburgh. ()ld College. South Bridge. 650 22] l. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm.
New Art From South Africa Fri I0 ()ct—Sat 8 Nov. A major exhibition of contemporary art from South Africa featuring recent work by ten artists. The show coincides with the meeting in Edinburgh of the Commonwealth Heads of Government in October and pan of the nation-wide Scotland Africa 97.
7 Bell‘s Brae. Dean Village. 225 3829. Daily [lam—6pm.
Three Artists From Kiev Until Sat 4 Oct. Contemporary Ukrainian painting and sculpture.
THE GEORGIAN HOUSE
7 Charlotte Square. 225 2160. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Open until Fri 3| Oct. An l8th century house which reconstructs Georgian life in Edinburgh's elegant New Town.
477b High Street. 226 5856. Mon-Sat l0am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Open until Fri 3l ()ct. Completed in I620 and now refurbished as a period home in Edinburgh's Old Town.
HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM
I42 Canongate. 529 4 I43. Mon—Sat l0am—6pm. Packed with historic artefacts. this museum tells the story of Edinburgh's past and its people.
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
42 High Street. 529 4 I42. Mon—Sun 10am—6pm. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages.
I63 Canongate. 529 4057. Mon—Sat l0am—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—Spat
Art 8: Industry An educational and fun interactive gallery that features everything from an Elton John stage suit to a Charles
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l5 Rutland Square. 22‘) 7545. Mon—l‘ri 9am—5pm.
Creative Continuity Until Thu 2 Oct. Selected architectural projects by James Stirling and Michael Wilford & Partners.
58 St Stephen Street. 225 5558. Sat only ll.30am—5pm.
Mixed Exhibition Until Tue 30 Sep. Cartoons and caricatures by various artists.
ROMANIAN CULTURAL CENTRE
I66 High Street. 226 3477. Mon—Sat l0am—6pm: Sun 2—5pm.
Contemporary Romanian Art Until Sun 5 ()ct. Work by three Romanian artists; Horia Bernea. Sorin Dunnitrescu and [on Gheorghiu.
THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY
Visitor Centre. Blackliord Hill. 668 8405. Mon-Sat l0am—5pm: Sun ttoon--5pttt. £2.50 (£1.50).
The Big Bang Until Mon 20 ()ct. A unique exhibition which reveals all about the birth of the Universe.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE
Landings Gallery. l()() Princes Street. 225 150|. Mon—Sun 10am-6pm.
Out In The Midday Sun Mon 6 Oct—Fri 28 Nov. An exhibition of new works by Australian anist Marika Borlase which looks at early aesthetic interpretations of Australia and the New World.
ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY Princes Street. 225 667 l. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Suit 2-—5pm. £4 (£2).
Cate 88 Hanover St. Edinburgh EH2 IEL
Exhibition Space available in large, airy, internet cafe.
It you would llke to exhibit your work, contact Angela on 0131-220 4403 or angelaecybersurtcouk.
‘One of the best cafes in Edinburgh. Vlmereelsecmyouaxtthenet. ponderan at exhlbmon and order a latte or one of nine different ldnds of tea?‘
Open Mon-Sat 10am ‘til 10pm, Sun 12noon ‘til 7pm
tat/es from the CW
Roderick Buchanan, Tracey Emin, David Shrigley. Georgina Starr. Gillian Wearing Curated by Charles Esche
gallery / bookshop/ the canteen / .2 t: 1.3 ~ iv: y
Open: Tues; -— Sat 10.00am — OOOtnn
:3 October — 22 November 23 Cockburn Street
Edinburgh EH1 18R Tel: 0131 622 6200 Fax: 0131 622 6201
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