26 St Stephen Street, 225 5865. Tue—Fri 11am-6.30pm; Sat 10am—6.30pm; Sun noon—6 m.

Mubd hibition Permanently on display, a wide range of arts and crafts by local artists.


4 Bellevue Crescent, 557 1663. Tue—Sat noo m.

Prime Until Sat 13 May. Will Silk curates an exhibition of abstract paintings by four Edinburgh-based artists: Raymond ulligan, James Lumsden, Andrew Mackenzie and Paul Keir. See review.


6 Dundas Street, 557 4050. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 11am-2pm.

New Acquisitions Until Sat 27 May. Newly acquired works for the gallery including paintings by William Wells, D.Y. Cameron, Robert Brough, F.B.C. Cadell, David Gauld and Barbara Rae.


10 Royal Terrace, 556 1010. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm.

Mixed Exhibition Sat 27 May. Paintings from stock including works by George Houston, J.D. Fergusson, Maclauchlan Milne and P.W. Adam.


2 Market Street, 529 3993. Mon—Sat 10am—5 m.

ArtworEs: Faces And Things Until Sat 27 May. Aimed primarily at young children, this hands- on exhibition explores themes of portraiture and still life.

Spectrum: Aspects Of The City Of Edinburgh's Fine Art Collection Until Sat 27 May. A range of works drawn from the City Of Edinburgh’s fine art collection including contemporary and historic topographical views of the city and recent acquisitions.

Without Day Until Sat 3 Jun. The response of artists to a proposal for an event, work or other artistic intervention for the new Scottish Parliament.

British Art Show 5 Until Sat 3 Jun. Free. (BASS Information line 529 3795). The prestigious British Art Show opens in galleries across Edinburgh before touring to Southampton, Cardiff and Birmingham. On show at the City Art Centre are Hilary Lloyd who examines personal identity; Jim Lambie creates new work comprising refuse bags and pots of gloss paint; David Shrigley exhibits a selection of sculptures and Wolfgang Tillmans shows work from his series Soldiers The Nineties. Johnny Spencer appears at all British Art Show venues with a series of Information Panels exploring the history and culture of Edinburgh’s galleries and Amikan Toren touts all the venues once the show has opened to decide where to place his Armchair Paintings.

Scottish Glass 2000 Sat 6 ManyaI 17 Jun. Forty-five of the most talented glass artists and craftsmen currently working in Scotland participate in this selling exhibition, celebrating the new millennium and the let anniversary of the Scottish Glass Society.


22—28 Cockburn Street, 220 1260. Tue—Sat 11am—6pm; Sun l—Spm. British Art Show Information line 529 3795. British Art Show 5 Until Sun 4 Jun. Free. The newly refurbished Collective Gallery opens with the work of five artists. Grayson Perry exhibits a selection of ceramics including Peasants With A Fridge Freezer; Wolfgang Tillmans constructs an installation for the gallery space; Jeremy Deller and Karl Holmqvist show a collaborative piece entitled Now Is Allowable and Kenny Macleod screens his video titled Twin Sisters.


Grindlay Court Centre, Grindlay Street Lane, 229 7941. Mon-Fri 10am—4pm. Traffic In The City Until Fri 5 May. Photographs by Alex Anderson and Tommy Connolly.


32c Broughton Street, 557 2012. Daily 10am—midnight.

Retro Active Future Until Thu 1 Jun. Paintings in mixed media, resin and varnish ‘drip’ by Tamur Ghaznavi.


88 Hanover Street, 220 4403. Mon—Sat 10am-10pm; Sun noon—7pm. Metacorpus Until Fri 28 Apr. An exhibition of costume performance art by Metacorpus featuring installations by Anna Cocciadiferro and Jeanette Sendler and photographs by Joanna Kane.


3 Doune Terrace, 225 7189. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.

Pandemonium And Other Cityscapes Until Fri 5 May. Drawings and graphic works by Palle Nielsen featuring dreamlike Cityscapes, architectural structures and exploding Towers of Babel.


Belford Road, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Monéat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. British Art Show lnfonnation line 529 3795. British Art Show 5 Until Sun 4 Jun. Artists on show at the Dean Gallery include Conor McFeer who creates an installation; Carol Rhodes shows landscape paintings; John Stezaker exhibits computer prints of pastoral scenes; Michael Raedecker shows Mirage which combines paint and embroidery; Laura Ford exhibits mannequin-like, large-scale dolls dressed in floral prints and Phyllida Barlow constructs a site-specific installation for the gallery space.


27 Oueensferry Street, 220 4150. Mon5at 9.30am—5.30pm; Sun noon-4pm.

Recent Acquisitions A changing display of the gallery’s recent purchases.


6a Dundas Street, 558 9363. Mon—Fri 10am—6 m; Sat 10am—1pm.

Best British Printmaking 1914-1945 Until Sat 29 Apr. Etchings and prints by British printmakers including works by Muirhead Bone, D.Y. Cameron, William Strang, James McBey and Sir Frank Brangwyn.

EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place, 221 6000. Mon—Thu 10am—8pm; Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 10am—2pm.

Giuseppe Penone: Drawings And Photographs 1970—1995 Until Sat 13 May. Drawings and photographs by Italian sculptor Giuseppe Penone.


18a Dundas Street, 557 5227. Mon—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 10am—1pm.

Recent Graduates Until Tue 9 May. New paintings by recent graduates Rory Mitchell, Jacqueline Marr and Hannah Carmen.


23 Union Street, 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.

Current Publications Mon l—Wed 31 May. The gallery’s recent publications.

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 Fri 26 May. Plans and designs for Edinburgh’s major thoroughfare, Princes Street, which were never executed.


Corsto hine Road, 334 9171. Daily 9am-4. 0pm.

I Live For Surprises: Goethe The Naturalist Until Fri 12 May. Goethe’s scientific study of optics is explored in this exhibition.

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15th Anniversary Exhibition Sat 6 May—Sat 10 Jun. The gallery celebrates its 15th birthday with an exhibition of over 100 paintings by gallery artists past and present. The subject matter ranges from landscapes to still life featuring the work of artists from Scotland and abroad.


88 Lothian Road, 229 5932. Sun—Thu 10am—11.30pm; Fri & Sat 10am—12.30am.

Shelter Photography Exhibition Until Fri 26 May. Shelter present an exhibition of photographs highlighting the poor housing and fuel poverty in Scotland.


35 William Street, 225 2196. Tue-Fri 11am—5 m; Sat 1 1am—2pm.

Mixed hibition Until Fri 28 Apr. A mixed show of work by gallery artists. Spring Exhibition Sat 29 Apr—Sat 27 May. New paintings by Jason Cordingley, Chris Dodds, Owen Henderson, Natasha Kudriavtseva and Marie Scott.


2 Warrender Park Road, 667 5152. Moné‘iat 10am—6pm.

Scottish Craft Exhibition A wide variety of crafts and applied arts by up- and-coming craftmakers and designers working in Scotland.


Top floor, 14 George IV Bridge, 225 4726. ThuxSun noon—8pm. prom-Academy Until Sun 14 May. Housed in a city centre fiat, proto- Academy features the work and on going projects of participants of proto- Academy. Artists include Lesley Young, Charles Esche, Lyn Lowenstein, Ola Gustafsson, Andrew Docherty and Liz Pardoe. See review.


45 Market Street, 225 2383. Mon—Sat 11am-6pm; Sun noon—5pm. British Art Show lnfonnation line 529 3795. British Art Show 5 Until Sun 4 Jun. Free. Artists on show at the Fruitmarket Gallery include Jonathan Parsons whose black and white version of the Union Jack, Achrome flies from an exterior flag-pole; Glasgow-based artist Graham Fagen’s video piece Nothank is partly inspired by Alasdair Gray’s novel Lanark; Lucy McKenzie pays homage to sporting individuals; Lea Andrew’s video work reveals the interior furnishings of his parents’ home; Paul Seawright exhibits photographs of his home town; Paul Noble shows work from his Nobson Newtown series and Susan Hiller shows her video installation Wild Talents.


46a Raeburn Place, 315 2603. Mon—Sat 10am—5.3?m.

Beads An Flowers Until Sun 30 Apr. An exhibition of textiles featuring wall panels, cushions and picture frames, hand blockprinted spreads from Moghul and new jewellery by Ayala Bar.


32 Shandwick Place, 0845 6010740. Mon, Wed & Fri 9am—5.30pm; Tue 9.30am-5.30pm; Thu 9am-7pm; Sat 9am—6pm; Sun 11.30am—5.30pm. British Art Show Information line 529 3795. British Art Show 5 Until Sun 4 Jun. Artist Keith Tyson will be out and about casting spells during the Show on various objects in various sites including two at Habitat. Also on show, paintings by Chad McCaiI (Talbot Rice Gallery also).


22a Dundas Street, 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—5pm. (Closed Mon 8 & 22 May).

Mixed Exhibition 0f Gallery Artists Until Sat 29 Apr. A sale of selected works by gallery artists.

Natasha Kudriavtseva: Recent Russian Landscapes Until Sat 29 Apr. Paintings by Natasha Kudriavtseva inspired by the Russian landscape.


6 Carlton Terrace, 556 4441. Wed-Sat 10am—5 m.

Ian Mc enzie Smith and John Mclean Until Sat 6 May. The gallery’s spring exhibition celebrates the work of two of Scotland’s finest abstract painters. Ian McKenzie Smith shows five new large-scale paintings in a rare exhibition of his work on Scottish soil and a retrospective of small scale works on paper by John Mclean, created over a 30-year period are displayed in the second gallery.

Rupert Spira Until Sat 6 May. Stoneware bowls by Rupert Spira.


13 Randolph Crescent, 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—6.30pm; Sat 9.30am—1.30pm.

Tararaboom Until Sun 7 May. New work by Edinburgh College of Art graduates, Karen Loughridge and Anna Ray on the theme of travel and dance. Le Theatre Contemporain Francais Sun 7 May—Fri 30 Jun. An exhibition of posters, portraits and authors of contemporary French theatre. RTSIDiaphragme Tue 9—Thu 18 May. An exhibition of paintings by eight artists from Burgundy.


66 Cumberland Street, 558 9872. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-4pm. Urban Myths Until Thu 11 May. Screenprints by Glasgow Print Studio director, John MacKechnie.

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Royal Scottish Academy 174th ANNUAL EXHIBITION

An open Exhibition of painting, sculpure, printmaking and architecture by RSA members, non-members and invited guest artists including Antoni Tapies an Mimmo Paladino

UNTIL JULY 9 The RSA Galleries, The Mound, Edinburgh

Open 10am - 5pm daily 2pm - 5pm Sundays

ADMISSION £2 (Concessions £1) School parties by arrangement.

Sponsored by Maday Murray& Spens Solicitors


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