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ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY
Princes Street. 225 ()67 I. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Suit 2—5pm.
Mark Gilbert Until Wed I7 Dec. An exltibitiott of works by the winner of tlte I997 Alastair Salvesen Trust Art Scholarship.
Scottish Society Of Artists And Artist Craftsmen Until Sat 20 Dec. The eighth anttttal exhibitiott featuring over 400 works by artists itt fine aitd applied arts. jewellery. wood. printmaking. textiles. metal. ceramics. jewellery. glass. sculpture and painting. Ittvited artists Victor Pasmore. Gabriele Koch. lnguntt Skogholt and Catriona Grant will also be exhibiting.
23 Cockburn Street. 622 (i200. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.
Hiroshi Sugimoto Until 24 Jan I998. A rare opportunity to view the work of Japanese photographer Sugimoto. The exhibition features two of his fottr distinct series of work. Dioramas attd Wax Museums. See review. Part a] .‘llllbft'll! Lie/1!.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
University of l‘idinbttrgh. ()Id College. South Bridge. (ﬁt) 22 l l. Tue-Sat lt)am~5pnt.
Me Until Fri 12 Dec. Art by seCondary pupils frotn I,othian schools on the theme of self image.
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HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM
[42 Canongate. 529 41-13. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm. Packed with historic artefacts. this museum tells the story of Edinburgh's past attd its people.
Our Commonwealth Until 31 Jan I998. A look at how Edinburgh represents a Commonwealth of people with different identities. experiences attd histories.
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
42 High Street. 529 4 I42. Mon—Sun 10am—6pm. All matmer of arcltive material attd old toys relating to childhood through the ages.
Children Of The Commonwealth Until 3| Jan I998. A look at the lives ofchildrett itt all Commonwealth countries. exploring topics which are common to children everywhere. such as education. family life. toys and games. festivals and holidays.
163 Canongate. 529 4057. Mon -Sat 10am—6pm. The sights. sounds attd even smells of Edinburgh folk from the 18th century onwards.
ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
2 Cltatttbers Street. 225 7534. Mon-Sat I()ant—Spnt (Tue until 8pm); Sun noon—Spnt
Art 8t Industry An educational attd ftttt interactive gallery that features everything from art lilton John stage suit to a Charles Rennie Mackintosh bookcase. plus the chance to step back in time attd re-live the fashions. music attd pastimes of the l95(ls. (ids. 70s attd 80s. The Ivy Wu Gallery This permanent gallery features a superb collection of artworks frotn China. Japan attd Korea. with costumes. ceramics. furniture attd prints.
Shibata Zeshin Until Tlttt 4 Dec. In the Ivy Wti Gallery. a collection of rare Japanese lacquerware by one of its greatest exponents. Shibata '/.eshin. Shamiana: The Mughal Tent Until Mon 8 Dec. A display of textile panels inspired by the decorative arts of the Mttghal and Rajput traditions of India.
Precious Cargo: Scots And The China Trade Until 4 Jan I998. An exhibition looking at three centuries of trade with Cltitta. told through a rich collection of objects including porcelain. silk. calico. ca ets and furniture.
C0 ours Of Africa Until 25 Jan I998. A collection of vividly coloured African textiles and dress. I’UI'I (ifSt'ullrllltf/llﬂ‘it'rl 97.
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Matthew Architecture Gallery
Lady Stair's Close. 5294901. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm. A treasure-house of items relating to three of Scotland‘s tnost famous writers: Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Bttrns and Sir Walter Scott.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE
()ld Coach Road. Iiast Mains. ()1355 2()l()()(). I)aily I()am~9pm.
Sculptures tintil ll Jan 1998. New sculpture by Alistair Ross. based on the human figure. There will also be a gallery talk on Sun l-l l)ec. 2pm about the exhibition.
CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE
()3 North Street. ()l 33-1 4746“). Mon-Sat IOam—Spm; Sun 2-5pm.
Gifted lintil Fri 19 Dec. A wide range of applied art including ntetalwork. jewellery. glass attd textiles by over 40 artists.
liast I.otltian. (H.368 850256. Daily (except Thu) noon 5pm.
Gifts And Offerings Until Wed 24 Dec. A selection of arts attd crafts by various ttt'llsls.
Dublin - A Regeneration Case Study Wed 10 Dec. 6.30pm. Lecture Room MOOI. George Moore Building. Glasgow Caledonian University. Guest speakers Paul Keogh and Sean ()'I.aoire will be discussing the approach to urban regeneration projects in Dublin.
Under Pressure: The Future For Art Schools Sat 13 Dec. 2pm. £4 (£2). CCA. Andrew Nairne chairs a debate on the role of art education. Panellists include Sarat Maharaj. Judith Findlay. Jon Thompson and Leigh French.
New Scottish Parliament Thur .1 Dec. 7.30pm. Museum Of Scotland. Public discussion on the site of the new Scottish Parliatttettt See Artbeat. The Feast Of St Francis Xavier Fri 5 Dec. 12.45pm. National Gallery Of Scotland. Lunchtime lecture with Michael Cassin.
Nathan Coley Mon 8 Dec. l2.-15pm. National Gallery Of Modern Art. Siobhan [)ougherty interviews one of the artists whose work is currently on show in the ('nrres/uint/emm- exhibition.
Christmas Shopping Evenings Mon 8 Dec. 5—8pm. National Gallery Of Scotland; Tue 9 Dec. 5—8pm. National Portrait Gallery; Wed |() Dec. 5 - 8pm. National Gallery Of Modern Art. A chance to receive I09} discottttt off the Christmas gift selection iii the National Galleries shops. complete with a festive drink. Doodles From The Stars Tue 9 Dec. 7pm--midnight. £7. Assembly Rooms. George Street. 220 4349. Edinburgh— based charity. I‘ilnt attd Video Access. sent ottt cards to famous people aitd asked them to draw a (l()(XllC.l:ilIII()llS doodlers include Jarvis Cocker. Kett I.oach. Sean Connery. Jonathan Pryce. and Dame Barbara Cartland.
David 1st Earl Of Beatty Wed 10 Dec.
12.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. Sir William ()rpen‘s painting is discussed by Susanna Kerr.
the Nativity Fri 12 Dec. l2.-15pm. National Gallery Of Scotland. Norman Coady talks about l‘ilippi Lippi's paintittg.
Centre Of Attention Sat l3 & Sun 14 Dec. noon—5pm. The British Council. Craft demonstrations to coincide with the current exhibition. including calligra hv. clocks and fountains. Nude irl On A Fur Mon 15 Dec. l2.~15pm. National Gallery ()f Modern Art. Colin Bailey talks about ()tto I)ix's paintittg.
Romance 1920 Wed l7 Dec. 12.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. Christine Thompson talks about Cecile Walton‘s paintittg.
Chinese Wrestlers (detail) on display in The Ivy Wu Gallery, Royal Museum of Scotland