Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Daily 10am-6pm.

landscapes Of South Africa Until Tue 26 May. Landscape paintings by South African artist Nigel Mullins.

ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. £2 (£1). RSA‘s Annual Exhibition Sat 25 Apr—Sun 5 Jul. The 172nd annual exhibition of painting. sculpture. printmaking and architecture.


20 Castle Terrace. 343 2840. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm.

Barry Atherton Until Fri 17 Apr. Recent paintings.


l6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri lOatn—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

Fired Metal Until Wed 29 Apr. Contemporary jewellery by various artists.

Lucy Casson Until Wed 29 Apr. Metal constructions.

Barbara Rae Until Wed 29 Apr. New paintings.


23 Cockhurn Street. 622 6200. Tue—Sat 10am—6ptn.

Dominique Blain Until Sat 9 May. New work frotn this French-Canadian artist. who produces installations from found objects and itnages originating frotn historical archives. Her work addresses colonialism. war. exploitation. patriotism and persecution.


University of Edinburgh. ()ld College. South Bridge. 650 221 l. Tue—Sat lOatn—5ptn.

In Situ Until Sat 18 Apr. An exhibition of site-specific works by six recent graduates of Edinburgh College ofArt. TORRANCE GALLERY

36 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Sat

l lain—6pm; Sat 10.30ain—4ptn.

Colour And Tone Until Sat 18 Apr. Recent paintings by Toni Watt and Joyce Borland.

Alistair Thomson Sat 25 Apr—Sat 9 May. Recent paintings.


For a detailed itinerary and further information. call 529 3930. 10am—5pm. Ark Until Sat 25 Apr. The mobile art gallery‘s new exhibition featuring work by artists Kenny Hunter. David Shrigley. Alison Hayes and Rose Thomas will be at the City Art Centre on Thu 16 Apr; Leitlt Waterworld. Fri 17 Apr; lnverleith House. Royal Botanic Garden. Sat 18 Apr; Edinburgh College ()fArt. Mon 20—Wed 22 Apr; Telford College. Crewe Toll. Thu 23 Apr: Napier University. Merchiston. Fri 24 Apr and CCA on Sat 25 Apr.



I42 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon—Sat lOatn—5ptn. 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 lOatn-Sptn. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages.

The Lovett Doll Collection Until Sat 13 Jun. A unique collection of ethnographic dolls illustrating the diverse cultures and traditions across the globe.


163 Canongate. 529 4057. Mon—Sat lOatn—Spm. 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 (8pm Tue); Sun noon—5pm. £3 (£1.50); children free. 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 titne and re-live the fashions. tnusic and pastimes of the 1950s. 60s. 70s and 80s. The Ivy Wu Gallery This permanent gallery features a superb collection of artworks from China. Japan and Korea. with costumes. ceramics. furniture and prints. Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Until Sun 26 Apr. An exhibition of the winning entries in this annual gaotography competition.

e Lost Century Thu 23 Apr- Sun 5 Jul. An exhibition focusing on Japanese export porcelain of 1720—1820.


Lady Stair‘s Close. 529 4901. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. A treasure-house of items relating to three of Scotland's most famous writers: Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.




2 Shore Road. 01383 860705. Mon—Fri 10atn—5pin; Sat 11am—5pm; Sun 2—-5pin. Mother Earth, Father Sky Until Tue 1‘) May. New works by Adam Martin. Sheana Stephen and Clare Yarrington.



Cooper Gallery. Crawford Building. Perth Road. 01382 345330. Mon—Fri 9.30am—8.30ptn; Sat 9.30am—4.30ptn. Ian Howard Fri 17 Apr—Sat 16 May. A first exhibition of work featuring paintings and prints by Ian Howard. since taking over the Chair in Fine Art at the University of Dundee.

East Lothian


East Fortune Airfield. East Lothian. 01620 880308. Mon—Sun l0.30atn—5pin. Aero Art 98 Until Sun 15 Nov. The first exhibition in the museum‘s new gallery. is a selection of over 50 works of art by members of the Guild ofAviation Artists. Towards The Stars Until Sun 15 Nov. A look at the past. present and future of space travel. with itetns ranging from astronaut food to the huge Blue Streak Space Rocket.


lectures & events


Glasgow Art Fair Thu 16—Sun 19 Apr. Thu—Sat 10.30am—8ptn; Sun noon-7pm. £3 (£2); season ticket £5: family ticket £6. Tickets froin the Ticket Centre. 227 5511. George Square. This year‘s ‘Art In The Square' has over 40 galleries exhibiting frotn all over the UK. A diverse range of art frotn line art and traditional to contetnporary. prints and photographs for people to buy or to browse at.

Rabbit Jack Sat 18 Apr. 7pm. Free Gallery. A chance to view 0. Mole‘s country and western installation. plus a sneak preview screening of Harlow and R. Lowe‘s ‘Miffy Snuff". and hotly painting detnonstrations by Glasgow jewellery designer. Laura Glassar.

Open Day Thu 23 Apr. l—3.30pni. Project Ability. An opportunity to tneet the staff and artists who work at the centre. with a preview of their two new exhibitions.

Paintings On Railings Sat 25 & Sun 26

Apr. 9am—5pm. Glasgow Botanic l Gardens. Queen Margaret Drive. ()pen art lair.


The Saviour Of The World Fri l7 Apr.

12.45pm. National Gallery Of Scotland.

Colin Bailey talks about El GreCo's

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The Edge Sat 18 Apr. 2pm. City Arts

Centre. Bertil Sundstedt. Marit Folstad

and Jaakko Heikkila give a talk about

their work cun‘ently on show.

Paul Keir Sat 18 Apr. 2pm. £2 (£1).

Stills. The artist gives an illttstrated talk I

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Paul Keir Sun 19 Apr. 2pm. £2 (£1 1, l

lnverletth House. Royal Botanic Garden. I l l

A floor talk about his current exhibition at the gallery.

Painted Relief Version I Mon 20 Apr. 12.45pm. National Gallery Of Modern

Art. Ben Nicholson’s work is discussed

by Christine Thompson.

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Beata Veszely Mon 20 Apr. 2.30pm.

llunteriatt Building. Edinburgh College

Of Art. The artist gives a talk about her work.

Slide Night Mon 20 Apr. 6.30pm. Stills. Dave Michael Clarke. Annc Bevan. and Susan and Alexander Maris show and talk about their work.

Alec Douglas-Home Wed 22 Apr. 12.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. Avigdor Arikha's painting is put under the spotlight by Duncan Thomson.

St Catherine 0f Siena Fri 24 Apr. 12.45pm. National Gallery Of Scotland. Matthew Wellard discusses the work of Cositno Rosselli.

Interview With Calum Colvin Mon 27 Apr. 12.45pm. National Gallery Of Modern Art. Siobhan Dougherty chats to

Caltnn (‘olvin R.D. Laing Wed 29 Apr. 12.45pm.

National Portrait Gallery. Jeanne

Canniuo talks about Victoria Crowe's work.

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