artists include Zoe lt'yine. John Burnside and Lawrence C. Weiner. Sec Lectures & liyents.
TI'IE TRAVELLING GALLERY
For a detailed itinerary call 0 I 3| 52‘) 3930. Open 10am-5pm.
Travelogue Nine contemporary artists explore the exotic atid mundane aspects of travel in this mixed media show. The tottr will be stopping off at the following Edinburgh venues: City Art Centre. Mon 7 l)cc and The Scottish Arts Council oti Tue 3 Dec.
This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other museums, see Edinburgh Life, page 97.
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
42 Hiin Street. 52‘) 4H2. Mon—Sat l0ain-<5pm.
Thank You For The Food We Eat Until lo Jan l‘)‘)‘). An exhibition looking at the changes in children's diets and eating habits met the last I50 years.
PALACE OF HOLYROODHOUSE
Royal Mile. 556 I096. Daily 9.30am-4.30pm (last entry 3.45pm). £5.30 (£2.60): fainin ticket L' I 3.
Winter Exhibition Until 3t Mar I999. An exhibition bring together drawings and watercolours portraying Queen Victoria. her husband Prince Albert antl members of their family. lti addition. there will be a group of watercolours deyotetl specifically to Scotland.
ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
2 Chambers Street. 247 J2l‘). Mon—Sat l0am~5ptn (Spin Tue): Stilt noon—5pm. £3 if; I .50): children free.
Jewellery Moves Until -l .Iilll I999. An exhibition of lllll()\ atiye contemporary jewellery.
Making Weaves - The Basketmaker Art Until 4 Ian I‘N‘). This exhibition highlights recent itinoyations iii the indigenous Scottish craft of basketniakiiig. Photographic Display L'ntil 4 Jill] l999. Photographs by Niall llendrie documenting the construction of the Museum of Scotland.
Chinese Lacquer Until 28 Mar 1999. A display of Chinese Iacquerware. the earliest of which is tnore than 2000 years old.
Lady Stait"s Close. 52‘)-1‘)0l. Mon—Sat I0am—5piti.
Travels With A Donkey Until Sat l9 Dec. An exhibition documenting Robert l.otiis SICVCITSUHK trayels in l878 in southern l-rance. with his donkey MtKIcs‘lilic. I
The Scott Gallery. Wilton l.odge Park. 0l450 373-157. Mon-Iii l---Ipm: Sitii 2n4pnr
Handmade In India Until Stiii 20 l)cc. A large-scale touring exhibition which tells the story of Indian craft techniques ranging from embroidery aiitl metalwork to block-printed textiles and baiidliaiii.
KIRKCALDY MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY
War Memorial Gardens. (II 592 -I l 2860. Mon-Sat l0 30am 5pm; Sun 2 5pm. Street Jewellery Sat I2 l)cc - 17 Jan l999. A touring exhibition of Victorian and I‘.(I\\;ll'(llilll enamel street signs. Present In Fife Sat 12 l)cc —l-l FL‘IT I999. An exhibition of work gifted to Fife Council Museums through the Scottish Arts Council bequest.
THE CHANGING ROOM
35 The Stirling Arcade. 0| 780 4793M. Tue~Sat Ham-4.30pm.
Open To Change Until Sat 5 l)cc. I‘tyc
local artists explore the history. usage and physicality of the space before it was converted itito The Changing Rooiti gallery.
LECTURES & EVENTS
Artists' Talk Thu 3 Dec. 7pm. lily Gallery. Exhibiting artists present an illustrated talk of their work.
Sale Of Original Art Works HT 4 & Sat 5 Dec. The Italian Centre. lngratit Street. Art works by Scottish art school students. Homes For The Future Tllll to Dec. ()pni. Glasgow Film Theatre. Rose Street. 332 8|28. A presentation by architects. developers and representatives of Glasgow l999. who discuss the inaior new housing project for Glasgow.
The Art Of Lys Hansen Fri 1 I Dec. 7-9pni. Collins Gallery. The launch of /’(t.y.yimiule l’tii/it - 'l‘ltt' Ar] 0/ Li s Hansen. a book on one of Seotland's most colourful artists. l.ys Hansen. The artist and editor Giles Sutherland will be signing copies of the book and guests include Cordelia ()liyer. |.i/. Locliliead. Cyril Gerber and Professor Douglas Gifford.
Museums, Heritage And National Identity Thu 3 l)cc. I2.30pm. Royal Museum Of Scotland. Professor Mikhail Piotrosysky. the Director of The Hermitage. St Petersburg. deliyers the l.othian Iiuropean Lecture.
Alec Finlay Thu 3 Dec. 3pm. Talbot Rice Gallery. Finlay discusses Anthology. currently on show at the gallery. Sacrifice Of lphigenia t-‘ri 4 l)cc. l2.-15pnt. National Gallery of Scotland. Colin Bailey talks about l’oinpeo Batoni's painting.
The Art Of Lys Hansen Fri 4 Dec. (i—Xptn. Danish Cultural Institute. 3 Doune Terrace. 225 7 l 8‘). The launch of a new book on one of Scotland's most colourful artists. Lys Hansen. Presented by Richard Demarco and introduced by Mette Bligaard. See also Glasgow Lectures & Events. at Collins Gallery.
Open Day Sat 5 Dec. I lam—--lpiii. Patriothall Gallery (WASPS). Patriothall Studios. off~18 Hamilton Place. 225 I289. Artists' studios open day.
John Maxwell's World Mon 7 Dec. l2.-15pin. National Gallery of Modern Art. Jack l-‘irth giyes a talk on John Maxwell. The Saving Of The Catholic Apostolic Church At Mansfield Place Wed 9 Dec. l2.3()pni. Huntly House. l-12 Canongate. 52‘) 4H3. Architect Stuart Brown giyes a talk.
Susanna, Countess Of Cassillis Wed 9 Dec. l2.-I5pm. National Portrait Gallery. Rosalind Marshall gtyes a talk on this portrait by John Michael Wright. Madame De Pompadour Hi I l l)cc. 12.45pm. National Gallery of Scotland. Belinda Thomson giyes a talk on l‘rancois Bouclier’s work.
Dave Beech and David Burrows Sat l2 l)cc. noon. Collectiye Gallery. The artists currently exhibiting at the gallery talk about their work.
Glass Painting Demonstration Sat l2 Dec. 2—4pni. Leith Gallery. (i5 The Shore. 553 5255. Glass painting demonstration with Lillias Douglas.
John Maxwell And The Edinburgh School Mon I4 Dec. 12.45pm. National Gallery (ll Modern Art. Talk by Victoria Keller. '
Dr Gavin Stamp Tue l5 Dec. '2. 30pm. RIAS Gallery. I5 Rutland Square. 22‘) 75-15. Architectural historian Dr (iayin Stamp discusses the malior achieyenients atid influences of architect Alexander ‘Greek‘ Thomson.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh wed lo Dec. l2.-I5pin. National Portrait Gallery. Mungo Campbell discusses l-rancis Heiiry Newbery‘s painting. '
Children First Art Auction Wed 9 Dec. Paisley Muscuni & Art Galleries. Iliin Street. 889 3| 5|. An auction of small works to raise funds for the charity. Children First. '
This section lists galleries showing a Christmas exhibition. For details of other galleries, see Glasgow and Edinburgh Art listings. Festive Art listings compiled by Helen Monaghan.
ART EXPOSURE GALLERY
l9 Parnie Street. 552 7779. Mott-Sat
The Christmas Show Sat 5 Dec—3| Jan WW), (her 500 works in all media by I50 artists.
AULD KIRK MUSEUM
The Cross. Kirkintilloch. 57S ()lJ-l. Tue—Sat l0aiit- lpm & 2—5pni. Annual Christmas Art & Craft Exhibition l'ntil Sat l9 Dec. .'\ll.\' and crafts by a selection of Scottish artists.
BARCLAY LENNIE FINE ART Regent House. ll3 West Regent Street. 220 5-II3. Mon Fri 10am 5pm.
Christmas Show Until Thu 3| Dec. Paintings and sculpture from stock featuring works by Norman lidgar. Norman Kirkliani and WI, Maskell. ROGER BILLCLIFFE FINE ART IN Blylliswootl Street. 332 4027. Mon -l-'i‘i 9.30am-5.30pm; Sat lllain~ lpiii.
Objects Of Desire Until 13 .Ian I999, .-\n applied art exhibition including ceramics. glass. silverware and textiles.
Neil Hardy lintil l2 Jan WW. .-\utoniata. Glen Scouller Until l2 .lan I999. Recent paintings
THE BLYTHSWOOD GALLERY
2 I” St Vincent Street. 2.13 2123. Mott—Fri l0ain—-5piii: Sat l0am--lpin.
A Christmas Exhibition Until Thu 24 l)cc. Scottiin Nd] and early 20th century paintings pltts works by contemporary artists
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listings FESTIVE ART
Uniyersity of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon—Fri 10am -5pm; Sat noon—4pm. [D].
Gilt Edged And Christmas Bazaar Until Wed 23 Dec. A selling exhibition of craftwork by over ()0 makers from the Association of Applied Arts which includes textiles. wood. furniture. basketry. glass. ceramics and mixed media.
I78 West Regent Street. 22l (i370. Mon-Sat l0ant—5.30pin.
Christmas Exhibition Until 3! Jan 1999. The 30th year of this Christmas show featuring a selections of paintings. prints. drawings. ceramics. jewellery and sculpture by yarious artists.
EWAN MUNDY FINE ART
221 West George Street. 248 9755. Mon—Iii l0ant—5.30piii; Sat l0ain 2pm. A December Exhibition Mun 7-—Wed 23 Dec. Recent acquisitions including works by Cameron. McCulloch arid Knox.
GATEHOUSE GALLERY Rouken Cilen Road. 020 0235. Daily l.30--5.30pin tclosed Tue).
Christmas Exhibition Until Thu 24 Dec. A mixed show of work by regular gallery artists including paintings. sculpture. ceramics and Jewellery.
CYRIL GERBER FINE ART
HS West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon Sat 9.30am—530pni.
The Winter Collection Until 3| Jan I999. Stnall paintings atid drawings by 20th century British artists.
GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO
25 King Street. 552 0704. Mon-Sat l0am—-5.30pni.
Christmas Show Until Thu 24 Dec. Contemporary prints. paintings. sculpture.
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