Annual Show Mon 20—Sat 25 Mar. (Atrium Gallery). An exhibition of work by children aged between 7—15 attending art classes as part of the Department of Continuing Education’s Programme at Glasgow School of Art.
Annual Show Thu 30 Mar—Fri 7 Apr. (Newbery Gallery). Fine art, design and architecture by adults attending evening and day classes as part of the Department of Continuing Education’s programme at the Glasgow School of Art.
HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY
University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, 330 5431. Mon-Sat 9.30am—5pm. Free.
Efforts Of War - The Home Front Until Tue 16 May. An exhibition of lithographs commissioned by the British Ministry of Information in 1918. Featured in the show are work by C.R.W. Nevinson and AS. Hartick, plus contemporary photographs of Clydeside aircraft manufacturers, landgirls and women factory workers.
Artists At Harleys Until Sat 3 Jun. In the late 19505, commercial printers in Edinburgh, Harley Brothers, encouraged young artists to produce and edition colour lithographs. In this exhibition, the work of Michael Ayrton, Elizabeth Blackadder, Robin Philipson and John Piper goes on display.
18 King Street, 552 2540. Tue—Sat noon—6pm.
Topographico Thu 16 Mar—Sat 1 Apr. Artists Stuart Gurden, llana Halperin, Tatiana Maria Lund and Kathrine Sowerby transform daily happenings in magniﬁed landscapes through drawing, photography, video and writing.
11 Mitchell Lane, 221 6362. Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat 10.30am—6pm; Tue 11am—6pm; Thu 10.30am—8pm; Sun noon—5pm.
Metacity/Data Town Until Sun 23 Apr. Where is the contemporary city going? Conceived by Winny Maas, researched and produced by MVRDV, one of Holland’s cutting-edge architectural practices, this exhibition attempts to understand this notion. The centrepiece of the show is a small room constructed in gallery 5, in which the four walls pulsate with changing images and information, creating a virtual reality projection of an imaginary city for 241 million inhabitants.
Kidsize: The Material World Of Childhood Until Sun 4 Jun. £2.50 (£2); free for children under 16. This exhibition organised by the Vitra Design Museum looks at the changing relationships between children and adults, expressed through children’s everyday material environments in societies. An interactive education programme accompanies the show with workshops, specially constructed 3D interactive experience and activities for children.
Movement - Peter Opsvik Furniture Until Fri 14 Apr. An exhibition of work by one of Norway’s leading designers Peter Opsvik featuring the Garden chair and the Tripp-Trapp chair which was designed to meet the needs of children. The School Model Until Wed 12 Apr. Artist Bruce McLean, writer Mel Gooding and architect William McLean worked with teachers and students in North Ayrshire to create a new framework for a school environment.
LILLIE ART GALLERY
Station Road, Milngavie, 578 8847. Tue—Fri 10am—1pm, 2—5pm; Sat & Sun 2—5pm.
Bearsden Art Club Annual Exhibition Until Sat 1 Apr. Mixed media works by members of the Bearsden Art Club.
LLOYD JEROME GALLERY
200 Bath Street, 331 0722. Tue—Sat 9am—6pm.
Scott Riley and Jad Fair Until Thu 4 May. Glasgow-based New York artist
Scott Riley shows new paintings reﬂecting his daily life and American artist and musician Jad Fair presents an exhibition of paper cut-outs.
This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions.
THE LOFT GALLERY
71 Houldsworth Street, Finnieston, 221 4799. Tue-Sat noon-6pm.
Objects Until Sat 18 Mar. An exhibition of work by Glasgow School of Art second year printmaking students, plus works in hand-made paper by Indian printmaker Anupan Chakraborty.
Centre For Developmental Arts, 18 Albion Street, 552 2822. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm.
The New Spirit Of Japanese Calligraphy Until 7 Apr. Project Ability and Able Arts Japan present an exhibition of Japanese calligraphy by the group Monji-ya.
RGI KELLY GALLERY
118 Douglas Street, 248 6386. Mon-Fri 10.30am—Spm; Sat 10.30am—1pm. Elsie Allan Until Sat 25 Mar. Watercolour and acrylic paintings.
ROYAL CONCERT HALL
2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. Daily 10am—7pm (till 9.30pm on concert days). Free
Danle Mon 27 Mar—Mon 24 Apr. Contemporary jewellery and design fair featuring 2500 pieces by over 55 established designers/makers from the UK and abroad, plus work by recent graduates.
100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. Mon-Fri 9am—4.30pm.
Janyce Art Exhibition Until Fri 31 Mar. A mixed exhibition of work by Scottish artists presented by Janyce Art Exhibitors including paintings by Mary Batchelor, Lin Pattullo, Jill Finlay and Gyllian Thomson.
6 Bumﬁeld Road, Giffnock, 638 1200. Mon-Sat 10am—5.30pm; Sun noon-5pm. Emerging Artists Partnership Until Sun 31 Dec. A new gallery from the Emerging Artists Partnership Ltd, showcasing the work of leading art schools throughout Scotland and the UK.
26 King Street, 552 2151. Tue—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Reflex Until Sat 25 Mar. A group exhibition by third year Fine Art Photography students at Glasgow School of Art, featuring colour and black and white photographic prints, drawings, sculptural installations, projections, film, video and sound pieces.
28 King Street, 552 4813. Tue-Sat 11am—5pm.
Crack Is Waclt Until Sat 18 Mar. A group show of work by six artists from Glasgow, London, Norway, Denmark and Greece. See review.
Sometime Instant Fri 24 Mar-Sat 8 Apr. The centrepiece of this group show is a sound studio to generate new sound work, created by various artists including Calum Stirling, Elizabeth Go, Rob Kennedy and Claire Stephensen. Web- based activities, screenings and performances by Glasgow-based artists also feature in the exhibition.
Fragile Paradise Fri 24 Mar—Sat 8 Apr. (Basement Project). Glasgow School of Art graduate Claudine Hartzel creates a new piece of work using eight slide projectors. Each slide houses images of characters from the covers of Mills and Boon romance novels.
18 Albion Street, 552 2822. Mon—Fri lOam-Spm.
Belinda O'Shea Until Fri 7 Apr. Paintings and sculpture by Trongate Studios artist Belinda O’Shea.
ART GALLERY 8: MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE
Argyle Street, Kelvingrove, 287 2699. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Cafe. Free.
Intimate Views Until Mon 1 May. This photographic exhibition reveals the marine life living in the waters of the Irish Sea and the west coast of Scotland.
Proximity Until Sun 9 Apr. Scottish artist Stephen Boyd’s exhibition of paintings takes its inspiration from traditional paintings from the past, notably works at Kelvingrove, including The Adulteress Brought Before Christ attributed to Giorgione and Thomas Faed’s Last Of The Clan. His work consists of traditional painters’ materials and modern reproductive technology.
AULD KIRK MUSEUM
The Cross, Kirkintilloch, 578 0144. Tue—Sat 10am-1pm & 2-5pm. Free. Connection To The Kyle Until Sat 1 Apr. Stunning photographs of the lnvemess to Kyle of Lochalsh railway line by Lynn Patrick and Chris Hogg from the National Railway Museum.
2060 Pollokshaws Road, 287 2550. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun 11am—5pm. Free.
Wild Tigers Of Bandhavgarh Fri 17 Mar—Sun 19 Nov. Free. A major exhibition of paintings, sculpture and installation highlighting the plight of the Wild Tiger by ﬁfteen international contemporary and wildlife artist including Peter Howson, Nicola Hicks and Hock Aun-Teh.
GLASGOW BOTANIC GARDENS
730 Great Western Road, 334 2422. Daily 11am—4pm. Free.
On The Wild Side Until Sun 1 Get. An exhibition presented by the Glasgow Natural History Society, looking at the natural history of the Botanic Gardens. Children's Art Exhibition Sat 25 Mar—Fri 7 Apr. 11am—4pm. Colourful works of art produced by the Saturday morning Children’s art class.
HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER
Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Road, 353 4773. £3.50 (£2.50). Sat & Sun 10am—4pm. Cafe and shop open daily lOam-Spm.
Jim Pattison Until Fri 31 Mar. £3.50 (£2.50). A selection of contemporary prints and paintings by Jim Pattison.
MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT
Kelvin Hall, 1 Bumhouse Road, 287 2720. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am-5pm. Free.
Urban Transportation: The Future Until Mon 31 Jul. A look at urban transportation featuring a day in the life of “a family of the future’ which explains how lifestyle choices will be inﬂuenced by the changing technology.
PAISLEY MUSEUM 8t ART GALLERIES High Street, 889 3151. Tue—Sat IOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm. Free.
People's Choice Until Sun 30 Apr. The famous and not-so-famous citizens of Paisley select items from the permanent collection.
PEOPLE'S PALACE 8: WINTER GARDEN Glasgow Green, 554 0223. Mon-Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun 11am—5pm. Free. Boer War 1899-1902 Until The 30 May. Items collected by Boer War historian Gordon McBride go on display to mark the centenary of the Boer War, in which many Glaswegian soldiers fought.
ST MUNGO MUSEUM OF RELIGIOUS LIFE AND ART
2 Castle Street, 553 2557. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun llam-Spm. Free.
The World Of Worshi - Monuments Of Christian And Non-C ristian Scotland Until Thu 4 May. The Royal Commission
The best exhibitions this fortnight
The Blue Chamber Six contemporary artists take on the regal surroundings of Duff House, an outstation of the National Galleries of Scotland. Ross Sinclair gets real wearing only a pair of shorts. Kenny Hunter gives us a brilliant ’Dub Monument’ and Claire Barclay throws in a couple of pigs’ ears. See review. Banff: Duff House until 30 Apr.
Anne Bevan/Graeme Todd Downstairs: a walk-into installation by Anne Bevan inspired by underground pipes, drains and reservoirs. Upstairs: exquisite paintings by Graeme Todd, and as the second exhibition in the Fruitmarket's Visions For The Future the future certainly looks bright. See review. Edinburgh: Fruitmarket Gallery until 25 Mar.
Afghan Women: lifting The Veil
Photographs of women in Taliban-
ruled regions of Afghanistan taken
by an international line-up of photographers. Edinburgh: Inst/tut
Francais d’Ecosse until 20 Mar.
- River Deep/Mountain High The contemporary landscape surveyed. Dundee: Cooper Gallery, Duncan Of Jordanstone College until 78 Mar. MetacityIData Town Fancy living in a city with 241 inhabitants? Here you can get a taste of urban dwelling on a scary scale and perhaps decide to relocate to the Western Isles while the going is good. Glasgow: The Lighthouse until 25 Mar.
Magritte The king of Surrealism who
gave us raining bowler-hatted men
and giant apples gets a major retrospective show, now in its final few weeks. Edinburgh: Dean Gallery until Sun 26 Mar
On The Ancient And Historical Monuments Of Scotland presents an exhibition of photographs and drawings selected from the national Monuments Record Of Scotland.
THE TALL SHIP AT GLASGOW HARBOUR 100 Stobcross Road, 339 0631. Daily lOam-Spm. £3.50 (£2.50—£2.95).
Five Thousand Days At Sea Until Sun 30 Apr. Exhibition on board the only Clydebank sailing ship still aﬂoat in the UK, documenting her adventures on the high seas between 1897 and 1919.
Story In The Stones Until Sun 30 Apr. (Pumphouse Main Gallery). An exhibition looking at the impact of the industrial ages on Glasgow harbour.
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