SCOTTISH GALLERY l6 Dundas Street, 558 1200. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Jennifer McRae Until Wed 3 May. Paintings. Takahiro Rondo Until Wed 3 May. New rcelain.
en Young Silversmiths Until Wed 3 Mav. Recent work by ten silversmiths. Ed Teasdale Mon 8—Wed 31 May. Furniture. Stephen Bottomley Mon 8—Wed 31 May. Jewellery. Duncan Shanks Mon 8-Wed 31 May. New paintings.
5 Barony Street, 478 7440. Tue-Sat 10am—6pm.
Contemporary Scottish Art And Design A gallery and sh0p featuring 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.
THE SOUTHSIDE GALLERY
58 Ratcliffe Terrace, 667 1966. Mon 9am—5pm; Tue—Fri 9am—6pm; Sat 10am—5pm.
Contemporary Screenprints And Etchings Until Mon 15 May. A large collection of contemporary screenprints and etchings including works by Hoyland, Hamilton Fraser, Konig, Frost, Irvin and Crewe.
Maclaurin and Bryndis Snaebjomsdottir. The gallery tours Wester Ross (until 29 Apr) and Skye and Lochalsh (2—12 May).
TRAVERSE BAR CAFE
Traverse Theatre, 10 Cambridge Street, 228 5383. Mon-Wed 10.30am—midnight; Thu—Sat 10.30am—1am; Sun 4pm-midnight.
Fast Forward 2000 Until Sat 10 Jun. Photographs by Art and Design students at Telford College.
24 ROYAL CIRCUS
24 Royal Circus, 226 2769. Sat & Sun 11am-5pm or b appointment. Crossing Out e Boundaries Sat 6—Sun 21 May. The gallery’s third exhibition showcasing the work of international artists, featuring paintings and etchings by painter Marcelle Hanselaar and jewellery by Syann van Niftrik who creates crafted bracelets and necklaces, reminiscent of organic forms.
This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions.
HUNT LY HOUSE
142 Canongate, 529 4143. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Free.
The Enameller‘s Art Until Sat 29 Apr. An exhibition of enamelwork by renowned Aberdeen artist and collector James Cromar Watt (1862-1940).
23 Cockbum Street, 622 6200. Tue—Sat lOam—Spm. British Art Show Information line 529 3795.
British Art Show 5 Until Sat 3 Jun. Free. Artists on show at Stills include David Hockney ’s portrait of Damien Hirst; collaborative duo John Wood and Paul Harrison show two video installations; Kathy Prendergast exhibits Lost Map; Emma Kay shows text work and a photographic print by Donald Rodney who died of sickle cell anaemia in 1998, shows Rodney holding in his palm a tiny model house made from fragments of his skin removed during an operation.
51-53 West Nicolson Street, 667 8729. Mon 9am—8pm; Tue-Sat 9am—9pm; Sun l2.30-6pm.
Right And Wrong Lose Their Meaning Until Sun 30 Apr. An exhibition of prints inspired by new5paper items and adverts by Stephen Kirby.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, 650 2211. TuemSat lOam-Spm. British Art Show lnforrnation line 529 3795. British Art Show 5 Until Sat 3 Jun. Free. On show at Talbot Rice are Paula Rego who exhibits her Triptych; Chad McCail shows a series of gouaches; David Musgrave has taken the cartoon character Snoopy and shown him in cross-section; Billy Childish exhibits angst-touched poems; Sarah Lucas shows a series of self-portraits and Richard Wright draws directly onto the gallery walls.
36 Dundas Street, 556 6366. Mon-Fri 11am-6pm; Sat 10.30am-4pm. Elizabeth Sharp and Allan Macdougall Sat 29 Apr—Sat 13 May. Artists Elizabeth Sharp and Allan Macdougall show recent paintings.
THE TRAVELLING GALLERY
For a detailed itinerary call 0131 529 3930. 0 ning times vary.
On Lan 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
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
42 High Street, 529 4142. Mon—Sat
10am—5 m. Free.
Happy irthday Dan Dare Until Mon
29 May. This documentary exhibition
celebrates the 50th anniversary of the
fIiagle’s Dan Dare, ‘legendary pilot of the ture’.
NEWHAVEN HERITAGE MUSEUM Newhaven Harbour, 551 4165. Daily noon-5pm. Free.
I Saw A Ship A Sailing Until Mon 20 Nov. Artworks on a maritime theme produced by children of the Creative Kids Club.
53 High Street, 331 5545. Mon, Thu, Fri & Sat 10am—1pm & 2.15—5pm; Sun noon-5 m. Free.
Mermatds, Fish And Boats Until further notice. 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 10am—5pm (Tue 8pm); Sun noon-5pm. £3 (£1.50); under 185 free. A 19th century museum housing international collections of natural history, geology, science, technology and the decorative arts, plus two permanent exhibitions: Art & Industry and The Ivy Wu Gallery. 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 print.
Chinese Paintings From The Shanghai Museum Collectton 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.
The Finest Scottish Sapphire: 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.
Fra ments - Pages Stolen From A Boo Ofﬂme 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 PenneIl 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 carvin .
Scottish Hydro-Electric Sports Photography Awards Until Fri 28 Apr. A display of the entries to the annual Sports Photography Awards.
British Gas Wildlife Photography Sat 6—Thu 25 May. Annual wildlife photography competition attracting entries from photographers worldwide.
Lady Stair’s House, Lady Stair’s Close, 529 4901. Mon—Sat 10am—5 m. Free. Eric Linklater 1899-1974: Old Peasant With A Pen Until 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 Until 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 10.30am—5.30pm; Thu & Fri 10.30am—8pm.
Moment Until Sat 20 May. A group show featuring the work of Emese Benczur, Graham Gussin, Peter Fischli and David Weiss, lgor and Svetlana Kopystiansky, Beat Streuli and Marijke van Warmerdam. The artworks encourage the viewer to linger, observe and enjoy the sensation of time passing.
Albert Square, 01382 432020. Mon—Sat lOam-Spm; Sun 12.30—4pm; Thu 10am-7pm.
Cracks And Pots Until Fri 1 Sep. A display of medieval pottery, discovered during city centre redevelopment in the 603
To Boldly Sew Until Sun 2 Jul. An exhibition of work by textile artists.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
9/ 13 Bruce Street, 01383 741080. Mon-Sat 10am—5 m; Sun noon—5pm. Central Arts Exhibition Until Sun 14 May. Central Arts present an exhibition of paintings, prints, stoneware, ceramics, sculpture and photographs.
KIRKCALDY MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY
War Memorial Gardens, 01592 412860. Mon-Sat 10.30am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
On The Cards Sat 29 Apr$un 28 May. Postcard-sized doodles, drawings, paintings and autographs contributed by celebrities from the arts, sport and politics. All are for sale, with funds going to the Friends Millennium Conservation Project.
Saved For The Millennium Sat 29 Apr-Sun 9 Jul. A chance to see the results of the Friends Of Kirkcaldy
Museums & Art Gallery’s work in raising money to conserve the 33 paintings from this renowned collection.
THE GALLERY FORTEVIOT
The Schoolhouse, Forteviot, 01764 684319. Wed-Sun 11am-5.30pm. Spring Show Until Thu 18 May. A selection of paintings by Liz Douglas, Ginny Hunter, Jim Johnston, Donald Mackenzie, Dugald Macinnes, Allan Robson and Ian M. Scott.
lectures & events Glasgow
Rose Thomas, Orla Ryan and Brian Hand Sun 7 May, 2pm. Free. CCA at McLellan Galleries. The artists share their ideas and plans for a new public art library in Glasgow.
British Art Show 5 Until Sun 4 Jun. City Art Centre, Collective Gallery, Dean Gallery, Fruitmarket Gallery, Inverleith House (Royal Botanic Garden), National Gallery of Modern Art, Stills and Talbot Rice Gallery. Accompanying talks, tours, workshops, conferences and seminars and related events take place throughout the British Art Show. For details, contact the individual alleries.
Young Man rth A Basket Of Fruit (Personification Of Summer) Fri 28 Apr, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. David Howarth talks about Bartolome Esteban Murillo’s painting. The British Art Show 5: Naughty Realism Mon 1 May, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. Ken Neil from Grays School of Art gives a talk on this year’s British Art Show. Kenny Hunter: Artist's Choice Wed 3 May, 12.45pm. Free. National Portrait Gallery. Siobhan Dougherty in conversation with Kenny Hunter. Turner: Time And Change Fri 5 May, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Colin Cruise from Staffordshire University ives a talk.
Painting 1%37 by Ben Nicholson Mon 8 May, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. Joel Edwards discusses Ben Nicholson’s paintin .
Doctors In Photograpﬁy: w. Eugene Smith And ‘A Fortunate Man' Wed 10 May, 12.45pm. Free. National Portrait Gallery. A talk given by Duncan Forbes. Destinieleestrnation Conference Thu 11 May, 2-5.30pm. £10. Edinburgh College of Art. To book contact Andrew Patrizio/Lesley Young, Edinburgh Projects, Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Edinburgh Projects hosts a discussion and debate on the occasion of the British Art Show 5, which looks at artists as curators, innovative exhibition strategies for artists and the evoling role of the gallery/museum/art agency. Speakers include Liam Gillick, Renee Green and Dan Peterman, chaired by Ute Meta.
Gallery Talk Thu 11 May, 2.30—3.30pm. Free. Duncan of Jordanstone College. (Cooper Gallery). Georgina Follet, Chair of Design at the University of Dundee, is in conversation with Lin Gibbon, president of the Chartered Society of Designers.
Museums 8: Galleries Month Mon 1-Wed 31 May. For further details contact your local museum or gallery. Museums and galleries across Scotland will be opening their doors in an attempt to raise the profile of museums and to promote their services by providing a programme of activities. Throughout the month there are talks by the curators, arts and crafts workshops, guided walks and treasure trails.
27 Apr-ll May 2000 THE usras