Exhibitions are listed alphabetically by venue. Festival Art listings are compiled by Helen Monaghan. Please note that many Edinburgh galleries and museums will revert back to their normal opening times after the Festival.
ABBEYHILI. BAPTIST CHURCH
22 Elgin Terrace. 558 3 I80. Tue & Wed I0am—6pm; Thu & Fri I0am—8pm; Sat 10am—4 m.
Art Exhibition and Sale Tue IO-Sat l4 Aug. Art exhibition and sale in aid of the Honeycomb Community Project who work with children. families. elderly and unemployed people.
The best of Betty J ackson, Ally Capellino, Jasper Conran. Margaret Howell,
.Ioe Caser Hayford. A0. Tehen. Transit. Marimekko. Dorin Frankfurt, Nicole Cadine and Ce’cile Jeffrey.
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THE ADAM POTTERY
76 Henderson Row. 557 3978. Mon-Sat lOam—6pm.
Clay 99 Until Sat 4 Sep. A selling exhibition of new work by potters Janet Adam. Michele Bills and Emma Grove.
ART GYM 81 CRAFT STUDIO
26 St Stephen Street. 225 5865. Mon—Fri (closed Tue) Ham—9pm; Sat l0am-7pm; Sun noon-6 m.
Mixed Exhi ition On permanent display. arts and crafts by local artists.
29 Howe Street. 558 I962. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat IOam—4pm.
20th Century Scottish Art Until Sat 2| Aug. The Scottish Gallery present an exhibition of 20th century art including work by the Scottish Colourists and previously unexhibited work by Joan Eardley.
THE BELLEVUE GALLERY 4 Bellevue Crescent. 557 I663. Tue—Sun
Summer Madness Until Sun 22 Aug. Following the success of the Going Places exhibition. The Bellevue gallery hosts another street art exhibition reﬂecting club life featuring the work of Harry Olden. Ellen Deakin and Fred Deakin. See review.
BEYOND WORDS BOOKSHOP
42—44 Cockburn Street. 226 6636. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun & Mon noon—5 m.
Coasta Rim Until Thu 30 Sep. Large- scale abstract photographs by Sunnifa Hope of New York.
2| Argyle Place. 229 4404. Wed-Sun
I lam—2pm & 6—l0.30pm.
Thomas Aldridge Until Thu l2 Aug. Edinburgh College ofArt graduate Thomas Aldridge shows new paintings. Working primarily in bars. his work captures the emotions ofconversations and relationships within the context of the interior space.
BOURNE FINE ART 6 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Fri IOam—6 in; Sat I lam—4pm. Mixed hibition Until Fri 6 Aug. A selection of work from stock by various artists. William Plumptre and Nick Caiger- Smith Wed II Aug-Sat 4 Sep. New ceramics. The Smaller Picture Wed I I Aug—Sat .1 Sep. Artists John Boyd. Rob Maclaurin. John McLean and Jenny Wood. who are better known for their large-scale paintings. show smaller works. andmarks - Seamarks Wed I I Aug—Sun 28 Nov. Works on paper and box constructed sculptures by Will Maclean.
Pears 0n Blue Background by William Scott on show at i2
I0 Royal Terrace. 556 IOI0. Mon-Fri l0am—6pm; Sat I0am— I pm.
George Denholm-Armour 1864-1949 Thu 5 Aug-Sat 4 Sep. Animal paintings and cartoons which appeared in I’unr/I by George DenhoIm-Armour.
Bristo Square. 662 8882.
Starving Wife Art Company Sat 7-<Sun 29 Aug. Daily noon—8pm (closed Wed). The Starving Wife Art Company present an exhibition of anworks by new and emerging artists.
The Wild Islands Sun 8—Sle 28 Aug. Mon-Sat IOam—S.30pm. Photographs. paintings and found objects by Gordon Strachan inspired by the Garra Isles between Loch Kishorn and Plockton.
Moray House College. Old Playhouse Court. Canongate. 558 6509/6206. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm.
Bil Dung Mon 9—Fri 27 Aug. Work by students from the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art. ()xford.
CITY ART CENTRE
2 Market Street. 529 3993. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun noon-5pm. £3 (£2); family ticket £8/season ticket £5.50. Scotland's Art Until Sat 2 ()ct. As Scotland enters the new millennium. this major exhibition brings together the best of Scottish art from both civic and university collections from all over the country Comprising painting. sculpture. printmaking and photography. the show features the work of the Scottish Colourists. the Glasgow Boys. Allan Ramsay. Henry Raeburn among others. to contemporary artists Alan Davie. John Bellany. Eduardo Paolom. Elizabeth Blackadder and Peter Howson.
An Infinite Storm Of Beauty Until Sat 2 ()ct. A celebratory exhibition on the life and achievements of Scottish-born conservationist John Muir. who was known as the ‘father of the American National Parks'. See review.
Edinburgh's Collection Fri 6 Aug—Sat 25 Sep. The broad and diverse range of artworks held in the City's collection goes on display.
22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 I260. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm: Thu I lam—8pm: Sun 2—4pm.
Mike Nelson - In Memory Of HP Lovecraft Sat 7 Aug—Sun 26 Sep. Artist Mike Nelson creates a site-specific piece based on a short story by Jorge Luis Borges. in this his first major Scottish show exhibition.
Everything Must 60! Sat 7 Aug—Sun 26 Sep. The gallery's project room becomes an art shop during the festival with the chance to purchase an art work by some of Scotland‘s emerging contemporary artists.
I6 Prince Regent Street. 553 7I76. Daily
Boyle Family Fri 6 Aug-Sat 4 Sep. Famed for their fibreglass reliefs of randomly selected squares of the surface of the earth. artist collective Boyle Family (Mark Boyle. Joan Hills. Sebastian and Georgia Boyle) present an exhibition of works in this their first exhibition in Scotland since l987.
Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Lane. 229 7941 Mon—Thu I0am—4pm: Fri l0am—2 m.
Festiva Exhibition Sun B—Mon 30 Aug. An exhibition of Japanese an in conjunction with The Japanese Experience.
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Prepare you rself.” The Scotsman Festival Clty Guide
31 August — 11 September 1999