Liz Lowe Until Wed 29 Sep. Glass.
Jane Ramlyn Until Wed 29 Sep. Ceramics. Alberto Morrocco Memorial Exhibition Mon 4-Wed 27 Oct. A retrospective exhibition dedicated to the work of Alberto Morrocco (1917—1998). John Maguire Mon 4-Wed 27 Oct. Ceramics.
Ian Ferguson Mon 4—Wed 27 Oct. Metal works and mokume vessels.
23 Cockbum Street, 622 6200. Tue—Sat 10am-6pm.
Welcome Until Sat 25 Se . Work by artists Emily Bates, Nina aunders and Nicky Hoberrnan, exploring the meaning - and sometimes menace — behind the home and family. Bates crafts outﬁts out of human hair. Saunders distorts the dream of the rural idyll. Hoberrnan paints children on the cusp of adulthood.
The Multiple Store Until Sat 25 Sep. (Cafe and bookshop space). The Multiple Store is a new organisation which commissions and sells limited edition multiples by leading British artists. This, the ﬁrst collection, features multiples by Keith Coventry, Dalziel & Scullion, Grenville Davey, Graham Gussin, Kenny Hunter, Cornelia Parker and Simon Periton.
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University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, 650 2211. Tue-Sat lOam-5 m.
Jim Harold - Twilight Enc osures Sat 25 Sep-Sat 30 Oct. Jim Harold creates an installation for the gallery space, using classical casts and photographs which he has taken from the University’s collection.
Ideas Are Insects Sat 25 Sep—Sat 9 Oct. New paintings by Liz Adamson.
36 Dundas Street, 556 6366. Mon-Fri 11am-6pm; Sat 10.30am-4pm.
Alan R. Anderson Until Sat 25 Sep. Recent paintings inspired by the West Highland landscape, lona and the Hebrides.
This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions.
142 Canongate, 529 4143. MoHat 10am-5 m. Free.
It's No alm Beach Until Sat 13 Nov. An exhibition of prints by Jules George focusing on people of African descent living in Edinburgh.
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
42 High Street, 529 4142. Mon-Sat IOam-Spm. Free.
On The Crest Of A Wave Sat 2 Oct-Sat 27 Nov. Through memorabilia and musical memories, this exhibition celebrates the 40th Edinburgh Gang Show.
MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
Chambers Street, 247 4219. Mon-Sat IOam-Spm (8pm Tue); Sun noon-5pm. £3 (£1.50); under 185 free. This is the latest addition to our National Museums and the only one dedicated solely to Scotland’s history and heritage. The building contains ﬁve thematically- arranged exhibitions, moving from pre- history, through the Industrial Revolution, to the present day, at which point national heroes such as Billy Connolly and Elaine C. Smith get involved.
NEWHAVEN HERITAGE MUSEUM Newhaven Harbour, 551 4165. Mon—Sat noon-5pm. Free. Memorabilia and reconstructed scenes tell the story of Newhaven and its sea-going heritage, from its origins as a naval dockyard to its continued use as a ﬁshing port. Photographic Memories Until Thu 30 Sep. Photogragts by Hill and Adamson, taken in the 1 0s and contemporary portraits by Miles Tubb, linking past and present generations in Newhaven.
ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
2 Chambers Street, 247 4219. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm (8pm Tue); Sun noon-5pm. £3 (£1.50); under 185 free. A 19th century museum housing international collections of natural history, geology, science, technology and the decorative arts, plus two permanent exhibitions: Art & Industry and The Ivy Wu Gallery. Sentimental Journey - A History Of Souvenirs Until Sun 9 Jan. From the earliest forms of souvenirs dating from Pilgrim times to the tacky seaside kiss- me-quick hat, this fascinating exhibition traces the history of the souvenir with a displa of over 500 objects.
Hisas i Momose - Paperworks Until Fri 12 Nov. (lvy Wu Gallery). Paper works by Japanese artist Hisashi Momose.
Crowns And Roses Until Sun 26 Sep. An exhibition looking at Norwegian folk costume featuring detailed costumes. Beyond Bounds - Containers Sat 25 Sep—Tue 4 Jan. The ﬁrst stage of a four- part exhibition focusing on artists’ books. Containers features experimental bindings as diverse as pigskin and aircraft wreckage. Inside/Out, opening on Mon 27 Sep until Fri 1 Oct, features the work of artist-in-residence, Les Bicknell who makes art book installations from paper and textiles.
DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS 152 Nethergate, 01382 432000. Tue—Wed, Sat & Sun 10.30am—5.30pm; Thu & Fri 10.30am—8pm. Tacita Dean - The Sea, With A Ship: Afterwards An Island Until Sun 7 Nov. Shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 1998 and best known for her 16mm ﬁlms, Tacita Dean creates large format, chalk on blackboard drawings inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Her short ﬁlm entitled ‘The Structure Of lce’ 8997) is screened at selected times. lafur Eliasson - Your Position Surrounded And Your Surroundings Positioned Until Sun 7 Nov. Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson creates a specially commissioned installation for the gallery, using light and simple materials inspired by man’s perceptions of the natural environment. See review.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES St Andrews CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE 93 North Street, 01334 474610. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Unnatural Selection: A Multisensory Exploration 0f Poetry Until Sun 17 Oct. Mixed media works from sound recording to screenprint and collaborative works by contemporary artists and poets feature in this exhibition exploring poetry. Featured artists and poets include John Burnside, Gael Turnbull, Robin Gillanders, Kathleen Jaime and Brigid Collins. Blackout Until Sun 17 Oct. Lens-based work by artist Mhairi Sutherland focusing on local subjects around St Andrews including RAF Leuchars, the Secret Bunker and the New Picture
Molly Bullick And Lorraine Robson Until Sun 17 Oct. Jewellery by Molly Bullick and ceramics by Lorraine Robson.
THE TRAVELLING GALLERY
For a detailed itinerary call 0131 529 3682/3930. Opening times vary.
The Girl’s Room Tour The Travelling Gallery’s new show features the work of Munich-based artist Pia Lanzinger following her residency at the City Art Centre. Through photography, sound and installation, Lanzinger explores issues of gender and space, highlighting the experiences of teenage girls. The tour will be stopping off at the following venues: Aberfeldy Recreation Centre (Tue 28 Sep), Comrie School Road car park (Fri 1 Oct), AK Bell Library, Perth (Sat 2 Oct), Perth High Street (Sat 2 Oct).
01368 850256. Daily noon-5pm (closed Thu).
Frauds Boag Until Wed 13 Oct. Recent works by Francis Boag.
Evocations Until Wed 13 Oct. Abstract paintings by Charles MacQueen.
lectures & events
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.
The Glasgow 1999 West Area Festival Until Thu 30 Sep. The third Glasgow 1999 Area Festival taking place throughout Partick, Drumchapel and the West End. Entitled ‘Producing The Goods’, it explores the impact of architecture and design on everyday life through a series of special exhibitions plus a family Gala Day on the River Kelvin on Sun 26 Sep.
Community Cinema For A Quiet Intersection (Against Oldenburg) Sat 25 Sep, 7.30pm. The Junction of Gardner Street and Muirpark Street, Partick, 248 3711. Thai artist Rirkrit 'liravanija creates an outdoor cinema using four large projection screens forming a square at the junction of two quiet residential streets. The ﬁlms, chosen by the local residents, feature Casablanca, A Bug’s Life, It'sA Wonderful Life and The Jungle Book.
Paintings On Railings Sat 25 & Sun 26 Sep, 10am—6pm. Glasgow Botanic Garden Railings, Queen Margaret Drive. Open art fair.
Swift - Three Artists' Projects In The City Wed 29 Sep, 7pm. Visual Ans Projects, lst ﬂoor, 14 King Street, 552 6563. Visual Arts Projects have commissioned three artists, Jane Brettle, Shirley MacWilliam and Lucy Skaer to create temporary works for Glasgow. To complement this project, a series of three talks relating to the commissions takes place at the centre featuring writer Zoe Wicomb and artist Simon Greenan.
Lars Bang Larsen Thu 30 Sep, 7.30pm. Transmission Gallery. Lars Bang Larsen discusses the work of Atelier van Lieshout with Toby Paterson.
Swift - Three Artists’ Projects In The City Wed 6 Oct, 7pm. Visual Arts Projects, lst floor, 14 King Street, 552 6563. Artist and writer Shirley MacWilliam talks about the Visual Arts Projects Swi . See Wed 29.
Artists' Tal Wed 6 Oct, 7pm. Fly Gallery. A talk by the exhibiting artists and invited speakers about their work and issues raised by the exhibition.
Adapt Conference 1999 Thu 7 Oct, 10am—6pm. £75. The Lighthouse. A conference bringing together international experts to discuss the conflict between design and access.
The Rape Of Proserpina, Bronze After Berninl Fri 24 Sep, 12.45pm. National Gallery of Scotland. A talk by Matthew Wellard.
Artists' Talk Sat 25 Sep, 2pm. Fruitmarket Gallery. Andrew Patrizio, Director of Research at Edinburgh College of Art, hosts this talk by the artists currently exhibiting at the gallery. A Gary Glossary Mon 27 Sep, 12.45pm. National Gallery of Modern Art. A talk
b John Calcutt.
Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Wed 29 Sep, 12.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. Sir John Watson Gordon’s painting is put under the spotlight by Mungo Campbell.
Creating An Architecture Policy For Scotlan Fri 1 Oct, 9.15am—5pm. £75—£125 (plus VAT). Dynamic Earth, Holyrood Road. For further information and booking contact Manifesto on 455 2808. A major conference looking at recent developments in Scottish architecture and the establishment of an Architecture Policy for Scotland. Speakers include Rhona Brankin MSP, Tessa Jackson, the new director of the Scottish Arts Council, Stuart MacDonald and director of The Lighthouse.
The Sutherland Raphaels Fri 1 Oct, 12.45pm. National Gallery of Scotland. A talk given by Colin Bailey. Understanding Robin Philipson Mon 4 Oct, 12.45pm. National Gallery of Modern Art. Henry Walton from Edinburgh University talks about the work of Robin Philipson. Major-General James Stuart, Commander-ln-Chief In Madras Wed 6 Oct, 12.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. Anne Buddle talks about George Romney’s painting.
The Early History Of Souvenirs Thu 7 Oct, 12.45pm. Royal Museum Of Scotland. Godfrey Evans gives a lecture to link in with the museum’s Sentimental Journey exhibition.
Olafur Eliasson/Tacita Dean Sat 25 Sep, 2-2.30pm. Dundee Contemporary Arts. DCA curator Katrina Brown talks about the current exhibitions.
Olafur Eliasson/Tacita Dean Sat 2 Oct, 2—2.30pm. Dundee Contemporary Arts. A member of gallery staff gives an informal talk on the current exhibitions.
Olafur Eliasson Wed 6 Oct, 6.30—830pm. Dundee Contemporary Arts. The artist talks about his new installation for the gallery, followed by a discussion with curator Katrina Brown.
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UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH OLD COLLEGE, SOUTH BRIDGE
a Sculptural photographic installation by
JIM HAROLD 25 SEPT — 30 OCT 1999
and in the round room two new projects -
25 SEPT — 9 OCT Ideas are Insects New Paintings Liz Adamson 16 Oct — 30 Oct The Bridge
Installation drawing by Kate Downie
23 Sep-7 Oct 1999 THE U983