11 Mitchell Lane, 221 6362. Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat 10.30am—6pm; Tue 11am—6pm; Thu 10.30am—8pm; Sun noon—5 m.

Metactty/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 five, 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, a 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. VK&C From Egg Boxes To Lamp Shades Sat 1 Apr—Mon 15 May. This exhibition charts the development of VK&C’s award-winning lighting from its initial development to the end product.


Station Road, Milngavie. 578 8847. Tue—Fri 10am—1pm, 2—5pm: Sat 8: Sun 2—5pm.

Bearsden Art Club Annual Exhibition Until Sat 1 Apr. Mixed media works by members of the Bearsden Art Club. Fleeting Arcadias Thu 6—Sat 29 Apr. A touring photography exhibition from the Arts Council.

Milngavie And Bearsden Camera Club Millennium Exhibition Sat 8 Apr-Sat 6 May. Photography exhibition by members of the Milngavie and Bearsden Camera Club.

LLOYD JEROME GALLERY 200 Bath Street, 331 0722. Tue—Sat 9am-6pm.

Scott Riley and lad 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.


71 Houldsworth Street, Finnieston. 221 4799. Tue—Sat noon—6pm.

Jamie Maitland and Robin Millar Sat 8—xSat 22 Apr. Photography by Jamie Maitland and Robin Millar.


48 Buchanan Street, 221 0324. Daily 9am—7pm.

Simpson 8: Brown Architects Fri 7—Thu 13 Apr. Recent work by Simpson & Brown architects focussing on conservation, new buildings and ecological design.


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 ofJapanese calligraphy by the group Monji-ya.


118 Douglas Street, 248 6386. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm; Sat 10.30am—lpm. Margaret Evans Sat l—Sat 22 Apr. Oils, watercolours, pastels and acrylic paintings.


Dennistoun, 554 9063. Viewing by appointment only.

A Token Gesture Sat 1—Sun 9 Apr. The third exhibition in a private home project space featuring the work of artist Raydale Dower and G.F.M.


2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. Daily 10am—7pm (till 9.30pm on concert days). Free.

Dazzle Until 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, Tim Sandys, Jill Finlay and Gyllian Thomson.

Future Origin Sat 1—Sun 30 Apr. Recent works by Glasgow School of Art graduate and resident scenic artist for the RSAMD, Jamie Mackay.


6 Burnfteld Road, Giffnock, 638 1200. Mon—Sat 1()am—5.30pm; Sun noon—5pm. Emerging Artists Partnership A new gallery from the Emerging Artists Partnership Ltd, showcasing the work of leading art schools throughout Scotland and the UK.

STREET LEVEL 26 King Street, 552 2151. Tue—Sat l()am—5.30pm.

Julie Read - Existing Bodies Tue 4—Sat 29 Apr. Three-dimensional photographic works by Julie Read, created during her residency at George Watson’s College and related to ideas of identity and community.

Mhairi Sutherland - Black Out Tue 4—Sat 29 Apr. Lens-based work by artist Mhairi Sutherland focusing on local subjects around St Andrews including RAF Leuchars. the Secret Bunker and the New Picture House.

magnesia GALLERY 28 King Street, 552 4813. Tue—Sat l lam-~5pm.

Sometime Instant Until Sat 8 Apr. The

centrepiece of this group show is a studio to generate new sound work by various artists including Calum Stirling, Elizabeth Go, Rob Kennedy and Claire Stephenson. Web-based activities, screenings and performances by Glasgow-based artists also feature in the exhibition. See review.

Fragile Paradise Until 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 10am-5pm.

Belinda O'Shea Until Fri 7 Apr. Paintings and sculpture by Trongate Studios artist Belinda O‘Shea.


This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions.


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 ofthe 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. Continuum - Textiles To Celebrate

The Millennium Sat 1 Apr-Wed 31 May.

An exhibition of work by contemporary craftspeople, organised by the Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers.


The Cross, Kirkintilloch. 578 0144. Tue—Sat 10am—1pm, 2—5pm. Free. Connection To The Kyle Until Sat 1 Apr. Stunning photographs of the Invemess to Kyle of Lochalsh railway line by Lynn Patrick and Chris Hogg from the National Railway Museum. Woodhead Art Club Sat 8 Apr—Sat 6 May. Paintings by members of this local art group.


2060 Pollokshaws Road, 287 2550. Mon-Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun 11am-5pm. Free.

Wild Tigers Of Bandhavgarh Until Sun 19 Nov. A major exhibition of paintings,

sculpture and installation highlighting the

plight of the wild tiger by fifteen international, contemporary and wildlife artists including Peter Howson, Nicola Hicks and Hock Aun-Teh. See Lectures & Events.


730 Great Western Road. 334 2422. Daily 11am—4pm. Free.

On The Wild Side Until Sun 1 Oct. An exhibition presented by the Glasgow Natural History Society, looking at the natural history of the Botanic Gardens. Children's Art Exhibition Until Fri 7 Apr. 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 10am—5pm.

Jim Pattison Until Sun 2 Apr. A selection of contemporary prints and paintin s by Jim Pattison.

Elspetfi Lamb Wed 5 Apr—Mon 1 May. Recent screenprints, paper works and lithographs by Elspeth Lamb.


Kelvin Hall, 1 Burnhouse Road, 287 2720. Mon—Sat anm—Spm; 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 8r ART GALLERIES High Street, 889 3151. Tue—Sat 1()am—5pm; 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 coHecnon.

Touchy, Feely. Squishy Sat 1 Apr—Sun 7 May. Large, soft sculptures by Jan Niedojadlo created from recycled materials.

PEOPLE'S PALACE 8: WINTER GARDEN Glasgow Green, 554 0223. Mon—Thu & Sat lOam—Spm; Fri & Sun 11am—5pm. Free.

Boer War 1899-1902 Until Tue 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.


2 Castle Street, 553 2557. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Free.

The World Of Worship Monuments Of Christian And Non-Christian Scotland Until Thu 4 May. The Royal Commission On The Ancient And

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The best exhibitions this fortnight

The British Art Show 5 Over 50 artists at eight Edinburgh venues. The British Art Show is big and bold with a line-up that includes Tracey Emin and Sarah Lucas, and Scotland’s Chad McCaiI, Martin Boyce and Lucy McKenzie. See The List’s British Art Show essential guide supplement. Edinburgh: City Art Centre, Collective Gallery, Fruitmarket Gallery, Inver/eith House, Dean Gallery, National Gallery Of Modern Art, Stills Gallery, Talbot Rice Gallery, 8 Apr—4 Jun.

The Blue Chamber Six contemporary artists take on the regal surrounds 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. Banff: Duff House, until 30 Apr.

If I Ruled The World Eight Glasgow- based artists who spent time working in Iceland imagine the world through utopian eyes. The line-up includes Ross Sinclair, Martin Boyce and Clara Ursitta. See preview. Glasgow: CCA, 9 Apr—20 May.

Historical Monuments Of Scotland presents an exhibition of photographs and drawings selected from the national Monuments Record Of Scotland.


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 Clyde-built 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 age on Glasgow harbour.

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