subtlety of Chinese painting at a time of social and cultural change.
The Finest Scottish Sapphires Until Sun 3 Sep. This temporary display brings together for the first time the ﬁnest crystals and the largest cut stone from the sapphire locality on the Isle of Lewis. Fragments - Pages Stolen From A Book Of Time Until Sun 11 Jun. Jewel- works by Kevin Coates consisting of wearable jewellery which incorporates fragments of historical material set in the context of a larger mixed-media
Mo ern Myths: The Art Of Roland Pennell Until Sun 30 Apr. A retrospective exhibition of the work of artist Roland Pennell. Featured in the display are new and recent work including etched and sand blasted glass screens, engraved vessels and gem stones. works on paper. bronze medals. reliefs and wood carving.
Scottish Hydro-Electric Sports Photography Awards Until Fri 28 Apr. A display of the entries to the annual Sports Photography Awards.
WRITERS' MUSEUM Lady Stair‘s llouse. Lady Stair‘s Close. 529 4901. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm. Free. An Old Peasant With A Pen Sat 15 Apr~Sat 22 Jul. An exhibition on the life and work of Eric Linklater. an important figure in 20th century Scottish literature. who wrote a host of humorous books. short stories. plays. histories. biographies and autobiographies.
DUNCAN OF JORDANSTONE COLLEGE University of Dundee. 13 Perth Road. 01382 345330. Mon—Fri 9.30am—8.30pm; Sat 9.30am—4.30pm. Georgina Follet Inaugural Exhibition Mon 17 Apr—Sat 20 May. Marking the appointment of Georgina Follet to the Chair of Design at Dundee University. this exhibition will include ‘Plique-a jour‘. a selection of enamelled jewellery from 1973-99.
DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS
152 Nethergate. 01382 432000. Tue—Wed. Sat & Sun l0.30am»—5.30pm; Thu 6’; Fri 10.30am-8pm.
Moment Until Sat 20 May. A group show featuring the work of limese Benczur. Graham Gussin. Peter Fischli and David Weiss. Igor and Svetlana Kopystiansky. Beat Streuli and Marijke van Warmerdam. The artworks encourage the viewer to linger. observe and enjoy the sensation of time passing. See review. MCMANUS GALLERIES
Albert Square. 01382 432020. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 12.30-4pm; 'I'liu l0am—7pm.
Crocks And Pots Until Fri 1 Sep. A display of medieval pottery. discovered during city centre redevelopment in the (ills.
McIntosh Patrick Forever Until Sun 23 Apr. A small display of McIntosh‘s most popular works featuring paintings drawn from Dundee (‘ity's collection and personal memorabilia from his family.
To Boldly Sew Until Sun 2 Jul. An exhibition of work by textile artists.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
Kenmore Street. 01887 829129. Mon—Sat 10.30am—5pm: 'I'ue 2--5pm.
The Colour Of Water Until Fri 28 Apr. Paintings by Jan Fisher and John Fisher. Mixed Exhibition Until Fri 28 Apr. New work by gallery artists including paintings, pottery. jewellery. sculpture. wood and photography.
CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE
93 North Street. 01334474610. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 25pm.
Angela O’Kelly l'ntil Sun T May.
Twist Glass Until Sun 7 May. Glass work.
Re: Identify Until Sttn 7 May. A Scottish focus on manipulated photography featuring the work of Wendy h’churdo. ()wen Logan. (‘atherine Yass. Alexa Wright. Calum (‘olvin. Stephen Partridge. Jim Ilamlyn and David Bellingham.
Willow And Wood Until Sun 7 May. New work by Jane Wilkinson.
THE CHANGING ROOM
35 The Stirling Arcade. 01786479361. Tue—Sat l lam—4.30pm.
Avalon Until Sat 22 Apr. New work by Glasgow-based collaborative duos llayley 'l'ompkins and Sue Tompkins who show a wall hanging. a collection of altered and painted objects and works on paper and Joanne 'l‘atham and Tom O'Sullivan. who combine pink voile. ﬂuorescent lights and large-scale photocopies to create an installation.
lectures 8t events
Scottish Architecture Sat 15 Apr. 10am. £25 (includes lunch). The Lighthouse. Tickets from the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland. 0131 557 0019. A seminar organised by the Buildings of Scotland Trust and the publishers of the Pevsner Architectural Guides. focusing on Scottish architecture.
Gallery Tour Sat 15 Apr. 3pm. Free. Street Level. Mhairi Sutherland gives a guided tour of her exhibition. currently on show at the gallery.
Simon Starling and Martin Boyce Sun 16 Apr. 2pm. £2. (‘(‘A at McLellan Galleries. The artists talk about their proposal to build a pavilion in which to screen the films of French director Jacques 'l'ati.
What's That Glasgow — Riverside City Seminar Wed 26 Apr. 6pm. Free. The Lighthouse. Booking required on 0141 225 8414. A seminar looking at the Riverside developments with projects such as the (ilasgow Science (’entre. Atlantic Quay and (ilasgtiyy llarbour under discussion.
British Art Show 5 l'ntil Sun 4 Jun. ('ity Art ('entre. ('ollective (iallery. Dean Gallery. Fruitmarket Gallery. lnverleith Ilouse (Royal Botanic Garden). National (iallery of Modern Art. Stills and 'I‘albot Rice (iallery. Accompanying talks. touts. workshops. conferences and seminars and related events take place throughout the British Art Show. For details. contact the individual galleries.
Before The Crucifixion Fri 14 Apr. 12.45pm. Free. National (iallery of Scotland. 'l'om 'l'olley from lidinburgh l'niversity discusses Bernard \an ()rley's painting.
Brown And Auerbach: Menard And Cervantes Mon 17 Apr. 12.45pm.1tee. National (iallery of Modern Art. (Gymnasium). Alistair Smith from the \‘y'hitworth Art Gallery in Manchester gives a talk.
Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde Wed 19 Apr. 12.45pm. l’ree. National Portrait Gallery. Susanna Kerr discusses Thomas Jones Barker's portrait.
Triptych With The Deposition From The Cross Fri 21 Apr. 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. ('olin Bailey discusses Joos van (’Iey e's work. The British Art Show 5: Coming To Terms Mon 24 Apr. 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. (Gymnasium). John ('alcutt front Glasgow School of Art giy es a talk on the British Art Show.
Poets' Pub Wed 26 Apr. 12.45pm. l'ree. National Portrait (iallery. Pat I'ishcr from 'Iall‘ot Rice (iallery talks about
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Activities And Fun
Easter Eggstravaganza Mon I7—Thu 20 Apr. 10am-4pm. £50 (for four-day course). RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Advance booking essential, call SYT on 221 5127. Ages 8—10. Polish up your drama. music and design skills culminating with a performance for family at Scottish Youth Theatre’s Easter drama course.
Easter Art Fest Mon 17—Thu 20 Apr & Tue 25—Fri 28 Apr, 10am—noon & l—3pm. £3 (per class). llunterian Art Gallery. University of Glasgow, 82 llillhead Street. 330 5431. Advance booking essential. Ages 7—14. Fun~filled arts and craft activities with tutor Monica (.‘allaghan.
MOT Printmaking Workshops Mon 17—Wed 19 Apr. Sat 22 Apr, Mon 24-Tue 25 Apr. l2.30—2.30pm. Free. Museum Of Transport. Kelvin Hall. 1 Burnhouse Road, 287 2720. Ages 8+. Advance booking essential. Julie Baird runs a series of printmaking workshops for children.
Impact Arts Easter Arts Camp Napiershall Street Centre, 39 Napiershall Street. 341 0024. Advance booking essential. Three courses are on offer this liaster including Drawing/Painting .Ilastcrclass (Mon 17—Thu 20 Apr. 9.30am~l2.30pm. £50 for the week) for ages 1 1—16. offering practical tips to help improve your drawing and painting skills; Drama (Mon 17—Thu 20 Apr & 'l‘ue 25—Fri 28 Apr. 1.30—4.30pm. £40 for the week) for ages 5—10 is a workshop in the art of improvisation. mime. roleplay and storytelling and A rts A m1 Crafts (Mon l7-Thu 20 Apr &'1‘ue 25—Fri 28 Apr. 9.30am—12.30pm. £45 for the week) for ages 5—10 offers a week of art and craft activities including painting. drawing and a chance to make Easter bonnets and Easter chicks.
Sound Tree Sessions Mon 17 Apr—Mon 1 May. Mon—Fri noon. 1.30pm & 3pm; Sat & Sun noon 6‘; 2pm. Free. Art Gallery 6'; Museum. Kelvingrove, Argyle Street. 287 2747. As part of Operation Sunﬂower. a vast sunflower planting operation throughout the city, The Sound
9105 in this fun-filled musical show.
THE HAPPY GANG GET THE GIGGLES Thu 13 Apr, 2.30pm. £5.50 (family ticket £16). Albert Halls, Dumbarton Road. Stirling, 01786 473544. Ages 9 and under. It's giggles galore in the Happy House, but Spatz, Nicky and Mr P can't find where the giggles are coming from. Help the gang solve the riddle of the gig-
Tree is a light and sound installation. Inside the structure. children will hear stories which will inspire them to play their part in the future of their city and planet. After the session. each child receives a packet of sunﬂower seeds. a ‘sunflower power badge’ and a leaflet explaining how to plant and care for seeds.
Easter Activities Mon 17 Apr—Mon 1 May. 10am—5pm. £3.50 (£2.95); family tickets £6.95—£9.95. The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour. 100 Stobcross Road, 339 0631. The ship’s bell will signal events such as guided tours and the chance to ‘brace the yards’ - hauling on massive ropes to move the ship‘s yardarms.
Best-Dressed Fairy Competition Wed 19 & Tue 25 Apr, 2pm. Girl l-leaven, Unit 15, 1st Floor Level. Buchanan Galleries, 331 2500. Ages 2—10.Tutus at the ready as Girl lleaven launches their ﬁrst ever free-to-enter best-dressed fairy competition. Go along to the store in your fairy togs and you could be one of three lucky winners. You can also get an Easter ﬂower fairv makeover for £10. Storytelling And Games Wed 19 8; Wed 26 Apr. 2pm. Free. Museum Of Transport. Kelvin Hall, 1 Burnhouse Road. 287 2720. Storytelling and fun games for the Easter holidays.
Tiger Socks Sat 22 & Sun 23 Apr. 2—4pm. Free. Burrell Collection. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 287 2550. Bring along an old sock and transform it into a tiger at this fun puppet-making workshop.
Easter Fun And Games Sun 23 Apr. 1—3.30pm. Pollok Country Park. Pollokshaws Road. 632 9299. Enjoy an afternoon of crafts. competitions and Easter fun — don‘t forget a hard boiled egg!
Easter Weekend At Pollok House Sat 22 & Sun 23 Apr. 10am-—5pm. £3.20 (£2.20); family ticket £8.60. Pollok Ilousc. Pollok ('ountry Park. Pollokshaws Road. 616 6410. liaster egg trail. spring flower displays and an ultra- violet puppct show, ()S‘Cllfxllltl Tllt' Lust Princess (Sat at 2pm. £2). performed by Fantasy Theatre.
Tiger Masks Mon 24—Fri 28 Apr. 2—4pm. Free. Burrell Collection. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 287 2550. Create your own tiger mask at this fun workshop.
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