OPEN EYE GALLERY
75—79 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm; Sat lOam—4pm. Jack Firth RSW Until Thu 9 Mar. Recent paintings.
Rosalind Rosenblatt Until Thu 9 Mar. Ceramics.
Bonnie Thompson Until Thu 9 Mar. Paintings.
Nicola Hurst Until Thu 30 Mar. Jewellery.
John Brown RSW Sat ll—Thu 30 Mar. Recent paintings.
Claire Kalvis Sat ll—Thu 30 Mar. Ceramics.
Diane Rendel Sat ll—Thu 30 Mar. Paintings.
43 Candlemaker Row, 220 1911. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm.
Residual Property Fri 3 Mar—Sun 9 Apr. Artists Tom Hunter, Mary Maclean, Jason Oddy and Elisa Sighicelli feature in this group show which looks at ownership of property. See preview.
THE QUEEN'S HALL
Clerk Street, 667 7776. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Siri France - Invisible Cities Until Mon 27 Mar. A series of real and imaginary landscapes by Siri France, inspired by her travels in Italy and Scotland.
Gennadii Gogoliuk — The Other Side Of The Sun Until Mon 27 Mar. Paintings by Russian artist Gennadii Gogoliuk.
THE REYNOLDS GALLERY
63 Dublin Street, 557 0480. Tue—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat llam—4pm.
The Draughtsman's Contract Until Sat 11 Mar. Architectural watercolours and prints, primarily of Georgian buildings in Edinburgh’s New Town, by Peter Michael, Karin and Neil Macrae, Hilary Hamilton, Lorn McNeil and Jennifer Reynolds.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
lnverleith House, 552 7171. Wed—Sun 11am—3.30pm.
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 Lectures 8: Events.
THE ROYAL EDINBURGH HOSPITAL
The Link Gallery, 23 Tipperlinn Road, 229 3555.
Family Tree Until Mon 29 May. Paintings, prints, textiles and photography inspired by landscape and nature created by a family of artists Alex, Midge, Kim and Steve Gourlay and Alex Gunn.
THE ROYAL INFIRMARY OF EDINBURGH The Pelican Gallery, 1 Lauriston Place, 229 3555.
Anne Elliot. Kate Gray and Diana Hendry Until Sun 28 May. New work by contemporary visual artists Kate Gray and Anne Elliot, shown alongside poetry by writer Diana Hendry.
“Both - the industrial gloomy loveliness of Bevan and the mysterious glamour of Todd — deserve your full attention. ”
ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE
Howard Bar, Grindlay 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.
reveal what devolution means for Scotland and its people.
fisherman, yachtsman and an eyewitness to the Russian Revolution.
51—53 West Nicolson Street, 667 8729. Mon 9am—8pm; Tue—Sat 9am—9pm: Sun 12.30-6pm.
Right And Wrong Lose Their Meaning Mon 13 Mar—Sun 30 Apr. An exhibition of prints inspired by newspaper items and adverts by Stephen Kirby.
ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY
The Mound, 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
The RSA Student Art Exhibition Sat 4—Thu 16 Mar. Mixed media works by final year and post-graduate students from all of Scotland’s art colleges and architecture schools.
THE SABLE GALLERY
29b Dundas Street, 467 3937. Mon—Fri 11am—7pm.
Paul Martin — The Quickening Until Sat 4 Mar. Contemporary paintings by Paul Martin.
Art Fighting Back The 7—Thu 9 Mar. A three day exhibition and auction of artworks depicting outdoor pursuits and countryside sports with 50% of the profits going to Countryside Alliance.
16 Dundas Street, 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
David McClure (1926—1998) Mon 6—Wed 29 Mar. A memorial exhibition of the artist’s work. Pierre Cavalan Mon 6—Wed 29 Mar. Jewellery.
Gestures Mon 6—Wed 29 Mar. Glass work by Alison Kinnaird, Liz Swinburne and Emma Woffenden.
5 Barony Street, 478 7440. Tue—Sat 10am—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 Until 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 fora miracle and Vito Aeconci’s work from the early 1970s features bodily contortions.
Law And Devolution Until Sat 25 Mar. UpstairsQlStills. New work by photography students from Napier University, commissioned by law firm Archibald Campbell and Harley. Through black and white images, the students
SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY, 27 FEB 2000
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TALBOT RICE GALLERY
University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, 650 2211. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm.
Vael: Hope Scott Collection Fri 3—Tue 21 Mar. The University of Edinburgh’s Hope Scott collection of 20th century paintings is re-oriented by performance artist Alistair MacLennan. See Lectures & Events.
36 Dundas Street, 556 6366. Mon—Fri llam—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.
Tom Watt Until Sat 11 Mar. Oil paintings of the South of France by Tom Watt.
THE TRAVELLING GALLERY
For a detailed itinerary call 0131 529 3682/3930. Opening times vary.
On Land Scotland's only mobile art gallery goes on tour with a new exhibition which looks at how contemporary visual artists explore the traditional theme of landscape. The show features painting, sculpture, photography, installation work, video and sound by artists Margaret Barron, Sam Bell, Anne Bevan, David Michael Clarke, Andrew Mackenzie, Donald Urquhart, Robert Maclaurin and Bryndis Snaebjornsdottir. The tour launches at the City Art Centre on Fri 3 Mar, followed by a tour to Edinburgh Schools.
TRAVERSE BAR CAFE
Traverse Theatre, 10 Cambridge Street, 228 5383.
Jazz Until Sun 9 Apr. Photographic exhibition bv Richard Boll. Playground Until Sun 9 Apr. Photographs by Clare Padgett.
This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions.
142 Canongate, 529 4143. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm. Free.
The Enameller's Art Until Sat 29 Apr. An exhibition of enamclwork by renowned Aberdeen artist and collector James Cromar Watt (1862—1940).
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
42 High Street, 529 4142. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Free.
Shiver My Timbers Until Sat 18 Mar. An insight into the life ofArthur Ransome, author of the famous children’s adventure story Swallows And Amazons. Ransomc was not only a writer, but he was also a
NEWHAVEN HERITAGE MUSEUM Newhaven Harbour, 551 4165. Daily noon—5pm. Free.
Conserving Through Giving Until Mon 24 Apr. A display of donations gifted t0 the museum over the past three years.
PALACE OF HOLYROODHOUSE
Royal Mile, 556 1096. Daily 9.30am—4.30pm. £5.50 (£2.70—£4); family ticket £13.50.
The King's Head: Charles 1 King and Martyr Until Fri 31 Mar. Portraits of King Charles I, marking the 350th anniversary of his death.
53 High Street, 331 5545. Mon, Thu, Fri & Sat 10am—lpm & 2.15—5pm; Sun noon—5 m. Free.
Mermaids, Fish And Boats Until Fri 31 Mar. Mosaics and ceramics on a maritime theme, created specially for Queensferry Museum by members of the Museums and Galleries services’ Creative Kids Club.
2 Chambers Street, 247 4219. Mon-Sat lOam—Spm (Tue 8pm); Sun noon—5pm. £3 (£1.50); under 185 free.
Millennium Clock A chance to view Russian mechanical sculptor Eduard Bersudsky’s millennium clock for the museum, a kinetic sculpture, measuring nine metres hi h.
Earthly Para ise -The Mountain In Chinese Decorative Art Until Thu 1 Jun. An exhibition exploring the use of mountains in Chinese decorative art, featuring works in lacquer, wood, jade, ceramics and rint.
The Jerwoo Applied Arts Prize 1999 - Furniture Until Sun 12 Mar. Contemporary furniture by eight makers shortlisted for the Jerwood Prize, featuring the work of Michael Marriott, Jim Partridge and Mary Little.
Gateway To Greenland: Spirit Of A Journey Until Fri 31 Mar. The story of the development and movement of Eskimo culture from their original homeland of the Bering Strait to Greenland. On show are early Eskimo art featuring small figures, carvings and tools discovered during archaeological excavations in Siberia, Alaska, Canada and Greenland.
Chinese Paintings From The Shanghai Museum Collection Until Sun 21 May. Over 50 artworks drawn from the Shanghai Museum Collection go on display for the first time in the UK. Featuring 19th century and 20th century paintings, scrolls and album leaves by artists working in Shanghai at the time, the works illustrate the beauty and subtlety of Chinese painting at a time of social and cultural change. See review and Lectures & Events.
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New work commissioned as part of Visions for the Future
19 Feb — 25 March 2000
Open Mon-Sat 11am—6pm Sun 12pm-5pm Admission free
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