James Moir Hall, North Street, 305 2999. Mon-Thu 9am—8pm; Fri-Sat 9am—5pm. Landmarks 0f Literary: Glasgow’s Carnegie Libraries Until Tue 31 Aug. This exhibition focuses on the Edwardian architecture of Glasgow’s Carnegie libraries and provides an insight into the work of Andrew Carnegie who spent his fortune on 2811 public libraries throughout the world.
Dumbarton Road, 339 1303. Mon, Tue & Thu 11am-7pm; Wed, Fri & Sat
Close esemblances 2 Until Sat 14 Aug. Paintings by NcNab of tenement closes of Partick and surrounding areas, using pastels, chalks and charcoal.
Centre For Developmental Arts, 18 Albion Street, 552 2822. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm.
On Your Plate Until Fri 27 Aug. An international exhibition exploring how food - its tastes, looks and rituals — help shape our idea of cultural identity.
RGI KELLY GALLERY
118 Douglas Street, 248 6386. Mon-Fri 10.30am—5pm; Sat 10.30am-lpm. Alastair W. Thomson Until Sat 14 Aug. Oil paintings.
100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. Mon-Fri 9am-4.30pm.
The SAVA Exhibition Until Mon 30 Aug. Paintings by members of South Area Visual Artists (SAVA) featuring landscapes, ﬁgurative and abstract paintings to raise fund for the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice.
SCOTTISH MASK & PUPPET THEATRE CENTRE
8—10 Balcarres Avenue, Kelvindale, 339 6185. Mon-Wed 10am—5pm; Sat 1—5pm. Thu & Fri by a pointment.
Design And cenography In Mask And Puppet Theatre Until Fri 31 Dec. Craft and design from the puppet theatre including set designs, scale models and drawings to working ﬁgures and masks. Part of Glasgow 1 999.
78 ROSLEA DRIVE
78 (3 left) Roslea Drive, Dennistoun, 554 9063. Viewin by appointment.
White Bear f2 Until Sun 15 Aug.
Transforming their flat into a gallery space, Glasgow-based artists Hayley Tomkins, Sue Tompkins, Scott Myles and Alan Michael show new work.
26 King Street, 552 2151. Tue—Sat 10am-5.30pm.
London Photographic Awards
Until Sat 14 Aug. The second annual photography award which brings ‘pure’ and ‘applied commercial’ photography together. The entrants brief is a poem, and this year, P.B. Shelley’s Love, Hope, Desire And Fear was selected.
13TH NOTE CAFE
50—60 Kin Street, 553 1638.
Rock Not 0" Until Sun 15 Aug. An exhibition of photographs by Tom Gaitens of bands who have played at the venue.
Flick Until Sun 15 Aug. Visual art from members of Cherry and Ruth Mills.
18 Albion Street, 552 2822. Mon-Fri lOam—S m.
Elinor Eritrrie Until Fri 27 Aug. Textile and craft work by Elinor Currie.
Solo Exhibition Thu 19 Aug-Fri 17 Sep. lOam—Spm. Recent paintings by Trongate Studios’ member Alex Aitchison.
This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions.
ART GALLERY 8: MUSEUM. KELVINGROVE
Argyle Street, Kelvingrove, 287 2699. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am-5pm. Cafe. Free.
Food: Design 8: Culture Until Sun 22 Aug. The preparation of food combines social ritual, aesthetics, technology and functionality. This exhibition examines how design effects our attitudes to food as well as providing an insight into the cultural history of Great British cuisine. Part of Glasgow 1999.
Going Out In Style Until Sun 22 Aug. Created at Paa Joe’s workshop in Accra, Africa, these unique cofﬁns can be made-to-measure in the form of anything from a boat or lion to an onion or Mercedes. Part of Glasgow 1 999
Scottish Landscape Until Sun 29 Aug. A look at the Scottish landscape
'with a selection of works from the
gallery’s collection by William Daniel, William Leighton Leitch and Sir D.Y. Cameron.
AULD KIRK MUSEUM
The Cross, Kirkintilloch, 578 0144. Tue—Sat 10am-lpm & 2-5pm. Free. Summer Art And Craft Until Sat 21 Aug. Applied arts and crafts by a range of artists including paintings, ceramics and knitwear.
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2060 Pollokshaws Road, 649 7151. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am-5pm. Free. Mies Van Der Rohe Until Sun 29 Aug. This exhibition looks at three of Van Der Rohe’s most signiﬁcant projects - the famous Barcelona Pavilion of 1929, the Weibenhof building in Stuttgart of 1926 and the Villa Tugendhat in Brno, 1928—30 - and compares them to his modernistic furniture designs. Part of Glasgow 1999.
HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Road, 353 4773. £3.50 (£2.50). Cafe.
First Season Until Thu 30 Sep. The launch of ‘Artpark 99’, a series of public art exhibitions, situated in the grounds of Bellahouston Park. The ﬁrst show is commissioned sculptures by artists Pete Bevan, Doug Cocker, Paul Cosgrove, Marion Smith and Aeneas Wilder, complemented by an exhibition in the House illustrating the creative process behind the works.
HUNT ERIAN MUSEUM
University Avenue, 330 4221. Mon—Sat 9.30am-5pm. Free.
The Animal Construction Company Until Fri 20 Aug. An exploration of the animal kingdom’s building abilities, from weaver birds to termite mounds. Is there anything humans can learn from these incredible feats? Part of Glasgow 1999.
PEOPLE'S PALACE 8: WINTER GARDEN Glasgow Green, 554 0223. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am—5pm.
The Britannia Panopticon Until Mon 27 Sep. The history of the Britannia Music Hall in Trongate where Stan Laurel made his debut is illustrated by artefacts, old posters, costumes and Victorian music hall music. Part of Glasgow I 999.
SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM Museum Of Education, 225 Scotland Street, 429 1202. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5 m. Free.
Future ystems Until Sun 31 Oct. The cutting-edge London-based architecture practice, Future Systems show models, drawings, plans and photographs of realised and unrealised designs. Part of Glasgow 1999.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS
152 Nethergate, 01382 432000. Tue-Wed & Sat-Sun lO.30am-5.30pm; Thu & Fri lO.30am—8pm.
W. Eugene Smith Until Sun 29 Aug. The only British showing of original
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International threads: textile work on show in Connections 2 at Collins Gallery
prints by one of the great photojournalists of the century. Creating passionate images in a highly individual style, the exhibition features his World War 11 photographs, photo text work for Life magazine and his documentation of a small Japanese fishing village caught up in an industrial poisoning disaster.
Frank 0. Gehry - The Architect's Studio Until Sun 29 Aug. The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao is seen as one of the world renowned architect Frank Gehry’s most celebrated achievements. Since its opening in October 1997, this impressive building in which vast silver titanium sheets adorn the outside, has attracted over two million visitors. His ﬁrst UK building project is to be a small cancer caring unit situated beside Ninewells Hospital in Dundee and this exhibition shows his sketches, plans, computer visualisations and models of his recent projects including his Dundee building.
West Henderson Wynd, 01382 225282. Mon-Sat lOam—4pm; Sun 11am—4pm. Victoria Smith - Transition Until Sun 31 Oct. Photographs and objects document the process behind Victoria Smith’s installation created in Henderson’s warehouse.
THE HILL HOUSE
Upper Colquhoun Street, 01436 673900. Daily 1.30-5.30pm. £6 (£4).
New Perceptions: New Directions Until Sun 31 Oct. £6 (£4). An exhibition of cutting-edge contemporary domestic design b uﬁand-coming artists.
Cream (if e Crop Until Sun 31 Oct. £6 (£4). Architectural drawings and plans by students of architecture at Glasgow School of Art.
Penney PAISLEY MUSEUM 8r ART GALLERIES High Street, 889 3151. Tue-Sat lOam-Spm; Sun 2—5pm. The Uncut Cloth Until Sun 24 Oct. Over 150 South Asian textiles dating from the early 18th century to the present day go on display, illustrating the range and versatility of the single piece garment, their cultural si niﬁcance and techniques of production. e Singh Tartan Until Sun 24 Oct. To accompany The Uncut Cloth exhibition, a small display documenting Scotland’s ﬁrst tartan, created by Baron lqbal Singh.
LECTURES & EVENTS Ghuuhnu Alexander 'Greek' Thomson Tours Until Sat 25 Sep. Every Saturday leaving at 10.15am from The Lighthouse. £10 (£5) from the Lighthouse and Greater Glasgow & Clyde Valley Tourist Board, 0141 204 4400. Half-day tours of Holmwood House and Thomson’s commercial, domestic and religious architecture. Paintings 0n Railings Sat 14 & Sun 15 Aug, 10am-6pm. Gallery Of Modern Art Railings Royal Exchange Square. Open art fair. Kim McKinney and Deborah Norton Thu 19 Aug, 6.30pm. Fly Gallery. The artists currently exhibiting at the gallery talk about their work.
Frank Gehry - Gallery Discussion Thu 12 Aug, 7—7.45pm. Free. Dundee Contemporary Arts. A lively discussion with architects Chris Platt and Professor Alastair Munro looking at the role of architecture in society in the context of Frank Gehry’s Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centre.
W. Eugene Smith and Frank Gehry Sat 14 Aug, 2—2.45pm. Free. Dundee Contemporary Arts. An informal talk by gallery staff on the current exhibitions. w. Eugene Smith Evening Thu 19 Aug, 7—9pm. £4.50 (£3). Dundee Contemporary Arts. A celebration of the work of photographer W. Eugene Smith. Sara Stevenson presents a slide lecture on the importance of Smith’s work and Owen Logan talks about the legacy of his work in relation to current debates.
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