ART LISTINGS continued
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE
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 Until Sun 5 Jul. The l72nd annual exhibition of painting. sculpture. printmaking atid architecture.
I6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
John Gardiner Crawford Mon 4—Wed 27 May. New paintings.
Morgen Hall Mon 4—Wed 27 May. Ceramics.
Molly Bullick Mon 4—Wed 27 May. Contemporary jewellery.
Emma Gale Mon 4—Wed 27 May. Contem oraryjewellery.
Diana reenwood Mon 4-Wed 27 May. Contemporary jewellery.
23 Cockburn Street. 622 6200. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.
Dominique Blain Until Sat 9 May. New work from this French-Canadian artist. who produces installations from found objects and images originating from historical archives. Her work addresses colonialism. war. exploitation. patriotism and persecution.
Geoff Weston Thu 14 May—Sat 20 Jun. A retrospective of allegorical works by Geoff Weston which address ideas about class and the crisis of masculinity iii contemporary Britain.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
University of Edinburgh. Old College. South Bridge. 650 2211. Tue—Sat 10am-5pm.
A Journey Of Threads Sat 9 May—Wed 10 Jun. An exhibition of large-scale tapestries by Norwegian weaver Ragnhild Monsen.
36 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon-Sat 11am—6pm; Sat 10.30ain—4pm. Alastair W. Thomson Until Sat 9 May. Recent paintings.
_ EDINBURGH MUSEUMS
HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM
142 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. 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 10am—5pm. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood throu 'h the ages.
The Lovett 001 Collection Until Sat I3 Jun. A unique collection of ethnographic dolls illustrating the diyerse cultures and traditions across the globe.
163 Canongate. 529 4057. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. The sights. sounds and even smells of Edinburgh folk from the 18th century onwards.
ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND 2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mort—Sat 10am—5pm (8pm Tue): Sun noon—5pm. £3 (£1.50); children free. Art 8r 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 time and re-live the fashions. music and astimes of the 1950s. 60s. 70s and 80s. e Ivy Wu Gallery This permanent gallery features a superb collection of artworks from China. Japan and Korea. with costumes. ceramics. furniture and prints.
on TIIE usr 3o Apr—I4 May 1998
Furniture Of The Future Until Wed 30 Sep. A display of contemporary furniture b Rod Chisholm and Helen McCoig. The Lost Century Until 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.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
The Secret Sign Sat 9—Sat to May. £10 (£7). The Devil's Pulpit. Finnich Glen. A new and original installation by Glasgow- based NVA organisation. Their ‘multi- fonnat environmental animation' takes place at the historical river gorge The Devil's Pulpit. where the audience are led on a walk through the gorge. Booking essential. For further details contact the organisation on 0141 552 4267.
EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE
Old Coach Road. 01355 261000. Mon—Sat 10am—9pm; Sun noon—9pm. Various Artists Sat 2--Sun 31 May. A mixed exhibition comprising painting. installation. video screenings. sculpture and lightworks. Artists include Sarah Tripp. Billy McCall. Will Bradley. Tom O‘Sullivan and Joanne Tatham.
PAISLEY MUSEUM 81 ART GALLERIES High Street. 889 3151.
The Last Empire Builder (1882-1954) Sat 2 May—Sat 29 Aug. An insight into the life and work of Paisley-born architect. Thomas Tait. His buildings include the Bank of Scotland iii Joltnstone. St Andrew's House iii Edinburgh and the Sydney Harbour Bridge iii Australia.
lectures & events
Filthy Swan Sat 2 May. lpiii. Tramway. Artists Robert Johnson and Toby Paterson talk about their work which is part of the current exhibition. Host. Henry Vlll's Wives Sat 9 May. 1pm. Tramway. Bob Grieve. Lucy Skaer and Simon Polli chat about their work attd collaborative process within the Context of the current exhibition Host.
Alexander Ill Rescued From A Stag By Colin Fitzgerald Fri 1 May. l2.45—l.l5pm. National Gallery of Scotland. Stana Nenadic talks about Benjamin West's painting.
Calum Colvin 1n Context Mon 4 May. 12.45—1.15pm. National Gallery of Modertt Art. Ken Neil talks about Colvin's work currently on show at the gallery. Presenting Oneself Wed 6 May. l2.15—1.l5pm. National Portrait Gallery. A lecture given by Halla Beloff. Landscape With A Huntsman And Dead Game Fri 8 May. 12.45-1.15pm. National Gallery of Scotland. Colin Baile discusses Jan Weenix's work.
The City After Patrick Geddes Fri 8—Sun 10 May. Patrick Geddes Centre For Planning Studies University of Edinburgh. 20 Chambers Street. 650 8971. An international symposium bringing together academics. professionals and students in the fields of architecture. urban planning. art history. social science. ttrban studies attd related areas.
American Sculpture In The Seventies Mon 11 May. 12.45—l.15pm. National Gallery of Modern Art. Siobhan Dougherty gives a lecture.
Selecting For Kobal Wed 13 May. 12.45—1.15pm. National Portrait Gallery. Jananne Al-Ani gives a lunchtime lecture.
Events are listed alphabetically by sport. then by da . Fixtures are correct at time o publication, but may be affected by weather. Sports listtn s compiled by Brian
Scottish Claymores v Barcelona Dragons Sun 3. Murrayfield Stadium. Edinburgh. 3pm.
Glasgow Hash House Harriers Mon 4. Lock 27. Anniesland. Glasgow. 7.30pm. Glasgow Hash House Harriers Mon ll. Honours 3. Shields Road/St Andrews Drive. Glasgow. 7.30pm.
BENSON AND HEDGES CUP
Scotland v Yorkshire Boghall. Edinburgh Road. 1.inlithgow. l lam. CONFERENCE A
Grange v Forfarshire Portgower Place. Edinburgh. 11am.
Kelburne v GHK Whitehaugh. Paisley.
Stenhousemuir v Dunfermline The Tryst. Tryst Road. Stenhousemuir. llatn. Watsonians v Heriots FP Myreside. Myreside Road. Edinburgh. 1 lam.
BENSON AND HEDGES CUP
Scotland v Derbyshire Loehside Park. Forfar. llatii.
Dunfermline v Watsonians Mc Kane Park. Limekilns Road. Dunfermline.
Grange v West Lothian Portgower Place. Edinburgh. 1 lam.
Hillhead v GHK Hughenden. Hughenden Road. Glasgow. 1 lam.
Stenhousemuir v Dunfermline The Tryst. Tryst Road. Stenhouseittuir. llam.
Watsonians v Grange M yreside. Myreside Road. Edinburgh. 1 lam. West Lothian v Hillhead Boghall. Edinburgh Road. l.inlithgow. 11am.
SCOTTISH PREMIER LEAGUE
Hibs v Dundee United Easter Road Stadium. Albion Road. Edinburgh. 3pm. Rangers v Kilmarnock lbrox Stadium. Edmiston Drive. Glasgow. 3pm. SCOTTISH FIRST DIVISION
Airdrie v Raith Rovers Broadwood Stadium. Cumbernatild. 3pm.
Ayr United v Falkirk Somerset Park. Tryfield Place. Ayr. 3pm.
Hamilton Accies v Morton Cliftonhill Stadium. Main Street. Coatbridge. 3pm. Stirling Albion v St Mirren Forthbank Stadium. Springkerse Industrial Estate. Stirling. 3pm.
SCOTTISH PREMIER LEAGUE Dunfermline v Celtic East End Park. Halbeath Road. Dunfermline. 3pm.
SCOTTISH PREMIER LEAGUE
Celtic v St Johnstone Celtic Park. Kerrydale Street. Glasgow. 3pm. Wild celebrations or woeful wailing will be occurring in the East Etid at around 4.45pm as this see-saw season comes to an end.
Hearts v Dunfermline Tynecastle Park. Gorgie Road. Edinburgh. 3pm. Kilmarnock v Hibs Rugby Park. Rugby Road. Kilmarnock. 3pm.
Motherwell v Aberdeen Fir Park. Firpark Street. Motherwell. 3pm. SCOTTISH FIRST DIVISION
Falkirk v Airdrie Brockville Stadium. Hope Street. Falkirk. 3pm.
Morton v Stirling Albion Cappielow Park. Sinclair Street. Greenock. 3pm. Partick Thistle v Ayr United Firhill Park. Firhill Road. Glasgow. 3pm. Raith Rovers v Hamilton Accies Starks Park. Pratt Street. Kirkcaldy. 3pm.
St Mirren v Dundee St Mirren Park. Love Street. Paisley. 3pm.
Women's Artistic International Fri 8 & Sat 9. Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena. Glasgow. Great Britain take on the cream of Russian gymnasts in this two-day event. For full details call 0141 287 5948.
Eurocar 'Days Of Thunder' Race Day Sun 3. Knockbill Racing Circuit. by Dunfermline. 9am. Action-paced is the hyphenated word as the awesome V8 and V6 Eurocars. the amazing USA- style racing pick-up trucks and the Legend mini-racers all take to the track. As if all that wasn‘t enough. there is a full supponing programme including the Waverley XR2 Championship.
Motorcycle Track Day Sun to. Knockbill Racing Circuit. by Dunfermline. 9.30am. Last year‘s Bike Blitz was a great success and this is another chance to see what you can do round the Superbike circuit.
Tennents Velvet Scottish Cup Final Sat 9. Murrayﬁeld Stadium. Edinburgh. 2pm. The showpiece of the domestic season will hopefully provide somejoy for those still grieving for the national side's sad efforts in the Five Nations.
Edinburgh Ziebart Monarchs v Stoke Potters Fri 1. Armadale Stadium, Edinburgh. 7.30pm. Martin Dixon. best visitor of 1997. returns with his new team who also have star heat leaders Neil Collins and Richard Juul.
Glasgow Qfm Tigers v Hull Vikings Sun 3. Shawfield Stadium. Glasgow. 7.30pm. A tough test for the new-look Tigers against the experienced Vikings. who have star player Paul Thorp iii their ranks.
Edinburgh Ziebart Monarchs v Reading Racers Fri 8. Armadale Stadium. Edinburgh. 7.30pm. Last year's champions are looking for revenge after the Monarchs' early season double over them.
Glasgow Qfm Tigers v Reading Racers Sun 10. Shawﬁeld Stadium. Glasgow. 7.30pm. The Racers meet the team who were one of the few sides to stop them in their tracks last season.
Glasgow City European Club Championships Cup Fri 1-Sun 3. Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena. Glasgow. Five men‘s teams and four women‘s teams will be competing with the City of Glasgow Ragazzi (men) and Su Ragazzi (women) ﬂying the Scottish flag.