Technocraft: Susan Cohn Until Thu 23 Dec. (Mackintosh Gallery). Jewellery and metalwork by one ofAustralia’s foremost jewellers, Susan Cohn. Printed And Knitted Textiles Annual Show Until Fri 17 Dec. (Newbery Gallery). Annual textile departmental show.

Pop Art Until Mon 31 Jan. (Atrium Gallery). An exhibition of collaged audio cassette covers handmade by graphic designer Michael Dancer.


University of Glasgow, University Avenue, 330 5430. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm. Home to the University’s collection of art and sculpture and an on- going programme of temporary exhibitions, the IIunterian also features a re-creation of Charles Rennie Mackintosh‘s Glasgow house which contains ori rinal furnishings. Mackintos Sketches Until Sat 12 Feb. Architectural sketches, drawings, watercolours and sketchbooks by architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The works were created during his travels in Italy, England, Scotland and Portugal.


24—26 Wilson Street, 552 5902. Mon—Wed & Fri l0am—6pm; Thu 10am—7pm; Sat 9.30am-5.30pm.

Bye Bye 20c Design Until Fri 3] Dec. As we enter the new millennium, an exhibition of 20th century design featuring work by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Frank Lloyd Wright, Philippe Starck and Ettore Sottsass.

images synonymous with the I990s. Tamagotchis, the Dyson vacuum cleaner or virtual girl Lara Croft how will you remember the 90s?

Small Ugly Spaces Until Mon 10 Jan. A project in which secondary school pupils from Oslo, Norway looked at ways to improve unsightly areas in the urban environment. The display includes photographs, maps, models and design ideas.


Station Road. Milngavie, 578 8847. Tue—Fri 10am—1pm, 2—5pm; Sat & Sun 2—5pm.

Christmas Art And Craft Until Sun 19 Dec. A selling exhibition of arts and crafts.

Snow White, Snowy And The Bright Shining Star Until Sun 19 Dec. Original artwork by Glasgow-based illustrator Susan Scott.


200 Bath Street, 331 0722. Tue-Sat 9am—6pm. Closed Sat 18 Dec—Tue II Jan.

Small Screen Five Until Wed 1‘) Jart. Small-scale screenprints by Glasgow Print Studio members Ashley Cook, Hettie Ilaxworth. Joy Bain. Will Maw and Norman Malhicson, with all works for sale.


7] llouldsworth Street. Finnieston, 22] 4799. Wed—Sat 24mm.

Goodnight Ladies Until Sat 18 Dec. Mixed media works based on the theme of passage of time by various artists.


IS King Street, 552 2540. Tue—Sat llam—5pm.

Dark Lights Commission 1999 Until Sat 18 Dec. New work by Glasgow-based artists Maria Doyle. Anne Bjerge Hansen and Dominic Ilislop, winners of this year‘s Tramway Dark Lights Commissions for the Visual Arts.


Il Mitchell Lane, 221 (>362. Mon, Wed, Fri 6‘; Sat 10.30am-(ipm; Tue 11am—6pm; 'l'hu I0.30am—8pm; Sun noon—5pm. Converted from Charles Rennie Mackintosh‘s first major public building and former offices of The Herald, this new venue is the home of Scotland's centre for Architecture. Design and the City. Providing two main exhibition galleries and smaller display areas, there are facilities for conferences, education and IT suites. a shop and a cafe. On permanent display. the Mackintosh Interpretation Centre documents the life and work of Glasgow‘s most famous architect-designer.

Please Touch Until Sun 9 Jan. Seven Contemporary L'K artists including Rachel Whiteread. Martin Boyce, Richard Wentworth and Julian Opie design a piece of furniture which in turn has been taken to prototype for the Glasgow Collection by SCP. Part of Glasgow 1999.

First Batch: The Glasgow Collection L'ntil Sun 9 Jan. Set up as part of the Glasgow 1999 celebrations, The Glasgow Collection has funded a range of new design products, taking them to prototype stage and beyond. Over ~10 projects by emerging and established designers from Glasgow and elsewhere feature in the display. Included is ‘Chasm Chair' designed by Glasgow-based designers One Foot Taller. a digital hand-drum by GSA graduate Ben Smith and plastic seating for children by Craig Whittet.

The Shape Of Colour: RED Until Sun 16

Jan. The cultural and psychological meanings of the colour red are explored in this collection of objects that includes everything from a Swiss Army knife, a telephone box, Coca Cola, a Butlin‘s Red Coat and a Ducati 900SS red motorbike. Identity Crisis: The 90s Defined Until Sun 13 Feb. David Redhead, former editor of Design magazine curates Glasgow 1999‘s last major exhibition which looks at designed objects and

MITCHELL LIBRARY James Moir Hall, North Street, 305 2999. Mon—Thu 9am—8pm; Fri—Sat 9am—5pm.

Glasgow Illustrated L'iitil Sat 18 Dec.

Featuring over 150 images drawn from the Mitchell Library's vast collection of

' visual material relating to Glasgow, this

exhibition shows the changing aspects of

§ Glasgow and its people over four

centuries. Artists include William Simpson, Thomas Annan. William Graham, George Oliver, Joseph Swan

and Thomas l-‘airbairn. Parr ()f Glasgow


114 BYRES ROAD 424 3606. Sun—Wed noon—(rpm; Thu—Sat noon—8pm.

Lapland: ’Jesus, Mary And Joseph!’ Until Fri 24 Dec. Glasgow‘s Lapland present a unique selling exhibition of contemporary art and design. See also

g Stills Gallery. lidinburgh.

: EJnoTo—tursriuitrionrtt business cenrne Fisher House. 80 Bath Street. 333 4000.

Mon—Fri noon—(rpm. Free. Multiple Perspectives L'ntil Thu 16

Dec. A new photographic approach to documenting architecture by photographer Beppe Bolchi using

Polaroid instant film and based on our physical perception of buildings.

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Albion Street, 552 2S22. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.

Christmas Show L'ntil Thu 23 Dee. An exhibition of festive arts and crafts with prices ranging from £5450.

118 Douglas Street. 248 0386. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm; Sat 10.30am—lpnt.

Hamish MacDonald L'ntil Thu 23 Dec. Paintings in oil. watercolour. mixed

3 media and gouache by Hamish


a ROYAL concern HALL

2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55 I I. Mort—Sat 10am—6pm.

Alexander Pushkin (1799—1837) L'ntil

Fri 31 Dec. A series of exhibitions

1 dedicated to Russia's famed poet

Alexander Pushkin. Than/Ls To Push/tin

gives an insight into his life; Designs On I’ushkin features original designs for

The best exhibitions this festive season

Lapland A host of artists gather under the title Lapland so-called as Lapland has no boundaries and show multiples, light works and T-shirts all of which are for sale. Edinburgh; Stills Gallery until 29 Jan; Glasgow; 7 l4 Byres Road until 24 Dec.

Dark Lights Three artists Maria Doyle, Anne Bjerge Hansen and Dominic Hislop recent graduates of Glasgow School Of Art show work completed as part of Tramway Dark Lights CommisSion. The shape of things to come looks good. Glasgow: lntermedla Gallery until 78 Dec. Magritte The king of Surrealism who gave us raining bowler-hatted men and giant apples gets a major retrospective show. Edinburgh Dean Gallery 78 Dec—26 Mar.

Arc Peter McCaughey takes over a former cinema and screens a film installation charting the rise and the closure of the picture house. Glasgow: ABC Cinema 77—19 Dec.

Magna Brava Magnum's women photographers Eve Arnold, Martine Franck, Susan Meiselas, Inge Morath and the late Marilyn Silverstone show work, The reSult is a movmg survey of late 20th life around the world.

E dinburgh National Portrait Gallery until 30 Jan.

Identity Crisis: The 90s Defined DeSign therapy offered up to tamgotchi buyers and Lara Croft obsessed indiwduals, in an exhibition that puts the final decade of the 20th century on the couch. Glasgow. The Lighth0use unt:/ 73 Feb.

animated theatre by John M. Blundall,

. Aldo Reali and Kim Paterson, illustrating

Pushkin's fairytales; Push/tin Tales Through The Eyes Of The Young is a collection of drawings and paintings by young people from St Petersburg and Glasgow; and The Push/(in Prize celebrates the 10th anniversary of this literary prize for children and young


RSAMD I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Mon—Fri

9am—4.30pm. Stuart Manson Until Wed 22 Dec. ' Portrait and figurative pastel drawings.


300 Great Western Road, 339 6691. Mon-Fri 10am—5 m. Locations Empirical Until Fri 14 Jan.

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