THE LOFT GALLERY
71 Houldsworth Street, Finnieston, 221 4799. Wed—Sat 2-6pm.
Frozen Moments Until Sat 28 Aug. Pottery by Alice McFarlane and prints by Margot Sandeman.
James Moir Hall, North Street, 305 2999. Mon—Thu 9am—8pm; Fri-Sat 9am-5pm.
Landmarks Of Literacy: 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.
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-1pm. Sylvia Allen Until Sat 4 Sep. Oil paintings.
12+sky Until Thu 16 Sep. Free. Contemporary landscape architects working in Scotland featuring established practices and the work of four recent Edinburgh College of Art graduates.
Close Encounters - Discovering Nature In Glasgow Sat 28 Aug—Sun 28 Nov. Shirley Ann Tipping documents a year in Glasgow through photographs and ﬁlm, capturing nature, a diversity of habitats and wildlife species.
AULD KIRK MUSEUM
The Cross, Kirkintilloch, 578 0144. Tue-Sat 10am-1pm & 2—5pm. Free. Women In Advertising Sat 28 Aug—Thu 23 Sep. A look at how women have been represented in adverts from Victorian times to the present day.
2060 Pollokshaws Road, 649 7151. Mon—Sat lOam-Spm; 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.
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 funds 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 l—Spm. Thu & Fri b appointment.
Design An Scenography 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 I 999.
26 King Street, 552 2151. Tue—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Media Art Until Sat 2 Oct. Curated by The Goethe Institute and ZKM, an insight into recent developments in German media art featuring works on CD-Rom, video and internet projects. Look Out Until Sat 2 Oct. Traditional photography, digital imaging and photosilkscreen works are among the techniques used during a series of creative photography workshops with ten Glasgow schools.
13TH NOTE CAFE
50—60 King Street, 553 1638.
Rock Not Roll Until Sun 12 Sep. Photographs by Tom Gaitens of bands who have played at the venue.
18 Albion Street, 552 2822. Mon—Fri 10am—5cpm.
Elinor urrie Until Fri 27 Aug. Textile and craft work by Elinor Currie.
Alex Aitchison Fri 3 Sep—Fri 1 Oct. Recent paintings by Trongate Studios’ Alex Aitchison.
This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions.
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.
158 Ingram Street, 552 8391. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Free.
Soft City Until Fri 24 Sep. Free. Textile artists respond to Glasgow’s built environment both past and present, with an exhibition of stitched quilted and applique textile art. 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 1 999.
ST MUNGO MUSEUM OF RELIGIOUS LIFE AND ART
2 Castle Street, 553 2557. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Free. WC, WA. A museum of world faiths, featuring a Zen garden, priceless art works from the world’s six major religions, Dali’s Christ 0fSaintJo/m Of The Cross and the story of religion in Scotland through words and pictures.
Glasgow And Its People Until Sun 29 Aug. Free. Set by up Sense Scotland, the Smart Project (sense motivating art) provides support for ﬁve deafblind artists. In this their ﬁrst exhibition, the artists recorded impressions and perceptions of Glasgow resulting in over 25 works including mono prints, paintings and tapestry.
ART GALLERY 8: MUSEUM. KELVINGROVE
Argyle Street, Kelvingrove, 287 2699. Mon-Sat IOam-5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Cafe. Free.
Scottish Landscape Until Sun 29 Aug. Scottish landscapes with a selection of works from the gallery’s collection by William Daniel, William Leighton Leitch and Sir D.Y. Cameron.
SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM Museum Of Education, 225 Scotland Street, 429 1202. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Free.
Future Systems 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.
One the verge: a batik by Elinor Currie on show at Project Ability
DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS
152 Nethergate, 01382 432000. Tue-Wed & Sat—Sun 10.30am-5.30pm; Thu & Fri 10.30am—8pm.
W. Eugene Smith Until Sun 29 Aug. The only British showing of original prints by one of the great photojournalists of the century. Creating passionate images in a highly individual style, the exhibition features his World War II photographs, photo text work for Life magazine and his documentation of a small Japanese fishing village caught up in an industrial isonin disaster.
Frank O. ehry - e Architect's Studio Until Sun 29 Aug. The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao is seen as one of architect Frank Gehry’s most celebrated achievements. 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.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
Callendar Park, 01324 503770. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm.
Elizabeth Blackadder Sat 4 Sep—Sat 23 Oct. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. An exhibition bringing together twenty oils and works on paper from 1960 to the present day by this well-loved Scottish painter.
The Scott Gallery, Wilton Lodge Park, 01450 373457. Mon-Fri 10am-noon & 1—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
The Magical World Of Pookie And The
Animal Shelf Until Sun 12 Sep. Original _
artwork created during the 19405 and 19505 by lvy Wallace, the renowned children’s author. Now in her 803,
Wallace continues to create watercolours and storylines for her books.
MOTHERWELL HERITAGE CENTRE
35 High Road, 01698 251000. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm.
Chuck Mitchell Sat 28 Aug—Sun 3 Oct. A retrospective exhibition of works by this acclaimed Scottish artist, in association with the Glasgow School of Art.
LECTURES & EVENTS Glasgow Alexander ‘Greelt' 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. Alexander Thomson Public Lecture Thu 26 Aug, 6.30—7.30pm. £4 (£2). The Lighthouse. Gavin Stamp, co- curator of the current Alexander Thomson exhibition, discusses the architectural achievements of this great architect. Vienna 1900 Part 1: Klimt’s Beethoven Frieze And The Vienna Secession Thu 26 Aug, 6.30—8.30pm. £4.50. Hunterian Art Gallery. For tickets send a cheque payable to the CRM Society with sae to Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society, Queen’s Cross Church, 870 Garscube Road, Glasgow, G20 7EL. Dr Claire Willsdon from the Department of History at the University of Glasgow is the guest speaker Paintings On Railings Sat 28 & Sun 29 Aug, 10am-6pm. Glasgow Botanic Garden Railings, Queen Margaret Drive. Open art fair. Paintings On Railings Sat 4 & Sun 5 Sep, 10am-6pm. Gallery Of Modern Art Railings, Royal Exchange Square. Open art fair.
26 Aug-9 Sep 1999 rue usrs