EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place, 221 6000. Mon-Thu 10am-8pm; Fri 10am—5pm; Sat lOam-me.
A Celebration Of Early Work By Anna Miller Until Thu 17 Feb. In conjunction with Edinburgh’s Open Eye Gallery, an exhibition of early works by the late Anna Miller 1959—1999.
18a Dundas Street, 557 5227. Mon-Fri 11am-5pm; Sat 10am-lpm.
Mixed Exhibition Until Tue 29 Feb. Work by gallery artists.
23 Union Street, 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.
From Tangleha To Bars Nab Until Sat 26 Feb. Photographic etchings by Sheila MacFarlane documenting the ﬁshing industry in Northern Scotland.
28 St Stephen Street, 226 5449. Mon—Fri 9.30am-5pm.
Bebop Until Sat 4 Mar. Edinburgh College of Art graduate Jon Harker presents an exhibition of colour paintings using typographic imagery inﬂuenced by graffiti.
INSTITUT FRANCAIS D'ECOSSE
13 Randolph Crescent, 225 5366. Mon-Fri 9.30am—6.30pm; Sat 9.30am—1.30pm. Michael Scheffer Until Sat 26 Feb. Black and white photographs by German photographer Michael Scheffer.
66 Cumberland Street, 558 9872. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-4pm.
20th Century Printmaking Until Mon 14 Feb. Works on paper by David Hockney, Patrick Caulﬁeld, Jim Dine, Allen Jones, Eduardo Paolozzi, Victor Vasarely, Michael Craig-Martin, Andy Warhol and Alan Davie.
EDINBURGH WORLD HERITAGE TRUST (Formerly New Town Conservation Trust), 13a Dundas Street, 557 5222. Mon—Fri 9am—1pm & 2—5pm.
Princes Street: Unexecuted Designs 1767-1999 Until Tue 29 Feb. Plans and designs for Edinburgh’s major thoroughfare, Princes Street, which were never executed.
FILMHOUSE CAFE BAR
88 Lothian Road, 229 5932.
Night Lights Until Sat 5 Feb. Recent work by Patsy McArthur.
THE FOUR PLUS ONE GALLERY
2 Warrender Park Road, 667 5152. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Scottish Craft Exhibition A wide variety of crafts and applied arts by up-and-coming craftmakers and designers working in Scotland.
45 Market Street, 225 2383. Mon—Sat 11am—6pm; Sun noon—5pm.
Fab Flowers Until Sat 5 Feb. Primary school children create work on a ﬂower theme, inspired by the gallery’s recent Flower Show exhibition.
GOLDEN ACRE GALLERY
57 lnverleith Row, 552 3823. Mon—Fri noon—6pm (or by appointment).
Golden Acre Roses Until Tue 29 Feb. Photographs of old and rare roses by Jason Malcolm-Herzmark.
HANOVER FINE ARTS
22a Dundas Street, 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat lOam—S m.
New Artists For A New Century Sat 5—Sat 26 Feb. Artists new to the gallery show work alongside more regular exhibitors in an exhibition featuring abstract art, realism, paintings, prints by both Scottish, English, American and Chinese artists. Artists include lan Frame, Pamela Knight, Ray Pierotti, Mary Ross, Yangjin Xia and Allison Young.
7 Grassmarket, 229 7884. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm; Sun noon—5pm.
Fruit Feast Until Sun 19 Mar. Edinburgh College of Art graduate Alison Young paints new watercolours exploring the simple shapes of fruit.
6 Carlton Terrace, 556 4441. Wed-Sat lOam-Spm.
Ian Hamilton Finlay Wed 16 Feb—Sat 18 Mar. An exhibition of prints from the 19605 to the 19905 by Ian Hamilton Finlay. Best-known for his Little Sparta, a classical garden that he built at Dunsyre in the Pentland Hills, he is seen as one of Scotland's most distinguished artists and thinkers.
Harriet Mena Hill Wed 16 Feb—Sat 18 Mar. Harriet Mena Hill’s ﬁrst ever exhibition in Scotland features small scale, oil paintings on prepared gesso. Her work combines architectural precision with abstract pattern making.
49 Bernard Street, Leith, 467 7392. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat & Sun Ham—4.30pm. Shona Dougall Until Sat 19 Feb. Pastels by Shona Dougall.
65 The Shore, 553 5255. Tue—Fri llam-5pm; Sat 11am—4pm.
New Faces 2000 Until Sat 5 Feb. Over forty new graduates from the four Scottish art schools show new paintings, jewellery, sculpture, glassware and ceramics. Featured artists include Edinburgh College of Art graduate Kirsty Whiten who won a scholarship to study in Paris and Diana Bumpus from Gray’s School ofArt, winner of the John Kinross scholarship at the RSA. 2 Years On Tue 15—Sat 26 Feb. Recent work by a selection of artists including Elaine Allison, Nicola Davies, Emma S. Davis, Cherylene Dyer and Kenneth Le Riche, all of whom graduated two years
Valentine's Exhibition Tue 15-Sat 26 Feb. Regular gallery artists show work on a Valentine’s theme.
LIANACHAN COFFEE SHOP
15 Blackfriars Street, 556 6922. Tue—Sat 10am—7pm; Sun noon—6pm.
Edinburgh Artists Until Fri 31 Mar. Paintings and photographs by Raina Gustafson, Elaine Scott and Graeme McKenna.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND
The Mound, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun noon-5pm. An impressive collection of works from the Renaissance to Post-Impressionism, by artists including Raphael, Rembrandt, Titian, Poussin, Degas, Van Gogh and Monet along with work by 18th and 19th century Scottish artists. Recently returned to display is Titian’s Diana And Callisto.
Turner And Sir Walter Scott Until Sun 19 Mar. Free. To accompany the annual showing of the Gallery’s famous Turner Watercolours from the bequest of Sir Henry Vaughan, two watercolours created for Sir Walter Scott’s commission of 1818 by Turner, which illustrate Scott’s historical publication The Provincial Antiquities And Picturesque Scenery Of Scotland.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Queen Street, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. Picture Yourself Until Sun 31 Dec. Free. Marty St James’ video project Picture Yourself emphasises the uniqueness of our lives. Visitors to the gallery during the year 2000 can have their portrait hung and framed in the permanent collection in the company of the gallery’s most famous faces.
The Health Of The Nation Fri 4 Feb-Tue 14 May. Free. An exhibition celebrating Scottish achievements in medical research from the 18th century to the present day. A Shepherd‘s Life Wed 16 Feb—Sun 28 May. Free. An exhibition of over 50 paintings and drawings by Scottish painter Victoria Crowe, which pays tribute to the life and work of Jenny Armstrong, 3 professional shepherdess who spent her entire life in the Pentland Hills. The display also features photographs and recorded interviews with some of Armstrong's friends and former employees.
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE 14 New Street, 558 7604. Mon—Sun Ham—6.30pm.
Studios Exposed Until Sat 26 Feb. Jo Salter’s digitally collaged photographs reveal the workings behind New Street Studios. Comprising 31 studios, musicians, graphic designers and artists working in a variety of media, use the space for developing their skills and producing new work.
MALCOLM INNES GALLERY
4 Dundas Street, 558 9544/5. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-1pm.
Mixed Exhibition Until Tue 29 Feb. Works from stock.
5 York Place (above The Stand Comedy Club), 229 8844. Sun-Fri noon-5pm. Andy Warhol Mounted Mon 14 Feb—Sun 12 Mar. Original prints and watercolours by Andy Warhol, with all works for sale.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. A display of recent acquisitions by a line-up of big British names, including Damien Hirst, Rachel Whiteread and Catherine Yass together with a display of works by prominent 20th century artists, including Picasso, Matisse, Moore, Hockney and Bellany.
Eileen Agar 1899-1991: A Centenary Exhibition Until Sun 27 Feb. £2.50 (£1.50); joint admission with Magritte £5.50 (£4). British surrealist painter Eileen Agar was the only female artist chosen to exhibit alongside Picasso, Max Ernst and Joan Miro in the 1936 London International Surrealist Exhibition. To celebrate her centenary, an exhibition of over 120 works from private and public collections featuring oils, acrylics, collages, watercolours, photographs and found objects.
Northern Star Until Sun 9 Apr. Free. The ﬁrst in a series of displays chosen from the gallery’s permanent collection by invited selectors. Its curator, Adrian Wiszniewski, one of Scotland‘s leading artists and designers, presents his personal selection.
61 Bread Street, 477 4525. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Cupid's D'Arts Fri 4—Tue 29 Feb. Mixed media works includingjewellery, textiles and still life on the theme of love by various artists.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75—79 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Anna Miller 1959-1999 Until Wed 16 Feb. A retrospective exhibition of work by the late Anna Miller.
John Dunn Until Thu 17 Feb. Glassworks by John Dunn.
Peter Bourne Until Thu 17 Feb. Paintings by Peter Bourne RSW.
(WASPS) Patriothall Studios, off 48 Hamilton Place, 225 1289. Daily lOam—Spm.
Re: Write (Textured ll) Wed 9—Tue 15 Feb. Text-based art by this Dundee-based collective.
THE QUEEN'S HALL
Clerk Street, 667 7776. Mon-Sat 10am-5.30pm.
Craig Murray - First Foot Until Mon 28 Feb. Recent work by Edinburgh College of Art graduate and freelance illustrator, Craig Murray.
15 Rutland Square, 229 7205. Mon—Fri 9am-5 m.
A Gar en And Three Houses Until Fri 11 Feb. Richard Murphy Architects presents this exhibition of Peter Aldington ’5 garden and classic village houses.
lningRlAS - Digitising Scottish
Ar itects Mon 14—Fri 18 Feb. A computer-based exhibition of work by Edinburgh-based web designer Daniel Frydman, who set up Inigo Media which provides web design services to architects in Scotland.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
lnverleith House, 552 7171. Wed-Sun
Dom Hans Van Der Laan Until Sun 19 Mar. (lnverleith House). An insight into the work of Hans Van Der Laan, the architect. philosopher, mathematician and monk, with a penchant for numbers and collecting pebbles. See review.
Photographs From Somalia Until Mon 14 Feb. (Exhibition Hall Mon—Fri 9.30am-3.30pm; Sat 6': Sun noon—3.30pm). Photographs documenting life in Southern Sudan and Somalia in an exhibition organised by Scottish charity Veiwork UK. Taken by vets working with community animal health projects, the works highlight the links between Scotland and Africa and the roles that animals play in our communities.
ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Howard Bat, (irindlay Street, 248 4848. Open during performance times.
Earth, Sea. Sky Until Sat 4 Mar. Landscape photography by Robert Hunter.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE
Landings Gallery, 100 Princes Street, 225 1501. Daily 10am--6pm.
Aimee Reeves Until Fri 10 Mar. Recent paintings by Aimee Reeves.
ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY
The Mound, 225 6671. Mon-Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 2-5 m.
The Royal Society f Painters In Watercolours Until Thu 17 Feb. £2 (£1). The 120th annual exhibition featuring over 400 works by leading artists include Jack Firth, William Baille, Tom Shanks and Gordon K. Mitchell, plus invited works by honorary members Wilhelmina Barns- Graham, Leonard Rosoman, Alan Davie and a memorial tribute to Majorie Stark. The Noble Grossart Painting Prize Exhibition Until Sun 6 Feb. A display of the ﬁnest entries to the Scotland On Sunday Noble Grossart Painting Prize.
THE SABLE GALLERY
29b Dundas Street, 467 3937. Mon—Fri
Paul Martin - The Quickening Tue 15 Feb—Sat 4 Mar. Contemporary paintings by Paul Martin.
16 Dundas Street, 558 1200. Mon—Fri l()am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Winter Collection Mon 7 Feb—Wed 1 Mar. New ceramics and silver by various artists. James Morrison Mon 7 Feb-Wed 1 Mar. Paintings ofAfrica by James Morrison. Janice Gray Mon 7 Feb—Wed 1 Mar. Watercolour paintings of animals by Janice Gray.
5 Barony Street, 478 7440. Tue—Sat lOam-6pm.
Contemporary Scottish Art And Design This new gallery and shop features a selection of hand-woven and embroidered rugs and textiles by Turkoman, Uzbek, Beluchi and Aimay tribes, plus a changing programme of contemporary Scottish art and design.
23 Cockburn Street, 622 6200. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.
Become Like Me Sat 5 Feb—Sat 25 Mar. Rob Hunter curates an exhibition of video work by up-and-coming and established artists. Featured artists include Roderick Buchanan who records the fluctuations in the organic form made by Tour de France cyclists ﬁlmed from the air, Paul Carter’s Blood From Stone brings together the ingredients for a miracle and Vito Acconci’s work from the early 19705 features simply bodily contortions. See preview.
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