Crocks And Pots Until Fri 1 Scp. A display of medieval pottery, discovered during city centre redevelopment in the 60s. To Boldly Sew Until Sun 2 Jul. An exhibition of work by textile artists.




For further information call nva on 0141 204 3304 or recorded information line 0141 204 3346. Advance booking essential from Way Ahead (0115 912 9246) and MacRobert (01786 461081). Shuttle buses leave Aberfeldy at regular intervals from 9—10an

The Path Fri 19 May—Sun 4 Jun (no perfs on Mon). Glasgow-based organisation nva's latest creation is an environmental animation which takes place in Glen Lyon. Participants are led on a nightime walk through the glen to witness the transformed landscape. Their former piece The Secret Sign at the Devil’s Pulpit in 1998, received much acclaim. See feature.



Elmbank Avenue, ()1563 526401. Mon—Tue & Thu—Fri 9am—8pm; Wed 8; Sat

10am—5 m.

Pot Valiant Sat 20 May—Sat 15 Jul. Comedian and potter Johnny Vegas selects this exhibition ofcontemporary humorous ceramics. Featured artists include Stephen Dixon, Claire Ireland, Stephen Dee, Rachel Kneebone, Carl Soveral and Elizabeth Price.

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lectures & Events


Educating Buildings Thu 11 May. 10.30am—5.30pm. £35. The Lighthouse. For further information and booking, call the Lighthouse reception on ()141 225 8414. A seminar looking at the issues concerning how school buildings are designed.

Renny Ramakers Thu 11 May, 6pm. £3.50 (£2). Glasgow Caledonian University. For further information and booking, call the Lighthouse reception on 0141 225 8414. Renny Ramakers, a co-founder of Droog Design talks about the work of the design agency.

Project Injection Room FFM Mon 15 May, 7—9pm. Free. Exhibition Space. For further information call New Visions on 0141 424 3369. In this public forum, Marcus Graf discusses his work followed by a debate with a panel of invited speakers including Alastair Ramsay from Scotland Against Drugs, John O‘Sullivan from Gorbals Addiction Service and Alison Lawson from Pollok Addiction Service, Crew 2000 and Iona Colvin, Principal Officer ofAddiction Services. DenkRaum/ThinkArt Lab Lectures Tue 16, Tue 23 8: Tue 30 May, 7—9pm. Free. Exhibition Space. For further information call New Visions on 0141 424 3369. A series of seminars relating to the DenkRaum/I‘hinkArt Lab devised by Dr Rudolf Kaehr.

Make A Basket In A Day Sat 20 May, 10am—5pm. £24. St Mungo Museum of Religious Life And Art. Advance booking necessary on ()1290 661082. Rediscover the ancient art of basketmaking with Lise Bech. Monika Schwitte Mon 22 May, 4—6pm. Free. Glasgow School ofArt. For further information call New Visions on 0141 424 3369. Monika Schwitte, Professor of Film at the Academy of Fine Art, Stadelschule, discusses her ideas and practice. Iler work explores the structuralist genre with its emphasis on film as material. Procurement 0f Architecture Via Marketing Briefs Mon 22 May, 12.30pm. £2. The Lighthouse. For ftrrther information and booking, call the Lighthouse reception on 0141 225 8414. A discussion on how

sites can be marketed in order to avoid the profusion of a ‘no win/no fee‘ submission, ensuring that architecture is a paid profession.

Experimental Film Programme Wed 24 May, 7—9pm; Sat 27 May, 2-4pm and Wed 31 May, 7—9pm. £2 (£1.50). GMAf.‘ (Glasgow Media Access Centre) Forrrierly Glasgow Film & Video Workshop, 3rd Floor, 34 Albion Street, 553 2620. For further information call New Visions on ()141 424 3369. Curated by Thomas Draschan, a series of experimental films produced in the 80s and 90s by former students of Peter Kubelka, a major figure in European experimental film. The works use 16mm and super-8mm to create a personal. individual film language.


Destinies/Destinations Conference 't’lru 11 May, 2—5.30pm. £10. lidinburgh (‘ollege ofArt. To book contact Andrew Patrizio/Lesley Young, Iidinburgh Projects. Faculty OfArt and Design Iidinburgh College ofArt, Lauriston Place or e-mail: I.young(u Fdinburgh Protects hosts a discussion and debate on the occasion ofThe British Art Show 5, which looks at artists as curators, innovative exhibition strategies for artists and the evolving role of the gallery museum art agency. Speakers include l.iam (iiIlick. Renee Green and Dan Petermau, chaired by Ute Meta.

The Scourging Of Christ By 11 Marmitta Fri 12 May. 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Siobhan Dougherty gives a talk on this painting.

Ecce Puer By Medardo Rosso \Ion 15 May. 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. Duncan Thomson discusses Medardo Rosso's painting.

A Shepherd’s Life Wed 17 May. 12.45pm. Free. National Portrait Gallery. Artist Victoria Crow'e talks about her exhibition currently on show at the g;. lery. which pays tribute to the life and work of Jenny Armstrong, a professional shepherdess w ho spent her entire life in the Pentland llills Verdonck by Frans Hals Fri t‘) May. 12.45pm. Free. National (iallery of Scotland. Bill IIare talks about this painting by Frans Ilals.

Introducing My Work Mon 22 May. 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. (Gymnasium). (‘arol Rhodes, one of the participating artists of this year's British Art Show, talks about her work.

Sir Alexander Fleming Wed 24 May. 12.45pm. Free. National Portrait Gallery. Frances Fowle talks about 15. Roland Bevan's painting.


Gallery Talk Thu I I May. 2.30 ~3.30pm. Free. Duncan ofJordanstone College. (Cooper Gallery). Georgina Follet. (‘hair of Design at the University of Dundee. is in conversation with l.irr Gibbon. president of the Chartered Society of Designers. Gallery Talk Thu 18 May, 2.30- 3.30pm. Free. Duncan of Jordanstone (‘ollege (Cooper Gallery). Georgina Follet, (hair of Design at the University of Drrrrdee and Amanda Game, curator of Crafts at the Scottish Gallery in Iidinburgh, explore the different ap )roachcs taken to jewellery. David Hug es: Artists Talk Thu 25 May. 7—8pm. Free. Dundee Contemporary Arts. The award-winning illustrator of books for children and adults talks about his work.


George Melly Sat 20 May, 1 lam. .-\.t\'. Bell Library. 2-8 York Place, 01238 444949. The loud-suited tax/man talks about his passion for the work of Rene Magritte in his w ittily titled talk ‘.\Iagrittes I’ve Itad a few (50 years a collector)'.


Museums & Galleries Month Mon l—“t‘d 3] May. For further details contact your local museum or gallery. Museums and galleries across Scotland w ill be opening their doors in an attempt to raise the profile of museums and to promote their services by providing a programme of activities. 'I'hroughout the rrrouth there are talks, workshops, guided walks and treasure trails.

We welcome submissions for this section, but cannot guarantee inclusion. Please send details to our offices at least ten days before publication. Kids listings compiled by Helen Monaghan.

Activities And Fun

Jock And Elizabeth's Adventures The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour, 100 Stobeross Road, 339 0631. Daily IIIam---5pm. £3.50 (£2.95); accompanied children free. All aboard the CIydebuiIt sailing ship Glenlee for a whole host of children's activities including a treasure trail and workshops, orjoin the ship‘s crew and ring the ship’s bell and raise the flag. Art Cart Every Sunday, 11am—1pm &

2 4pm. Free. Gallery Of Modern Art, Queen Street, 229 1996. All ages. Gallery- based activities for families and children. Poetry Tours And Workshops Wed 17 ck Wed 24 May, 1pm. Free. Gallery Of Modern Art, Queen Street, 229 1996. All ages. livery Wed during Museums and Galleries Month, you can tour the gallery through poetic interpretations of the collection and write your own poems at the end of the session.

Power Boat Trips Sat 13 & Sun 14 May, ltlarrr—-5pm. Free trips but entry price applies. £3.5(1(£2.95); accompanied children free. The Tall Ship At Glasgow llarbour, 100 Stobcross Road, 339 0631. Soon to become a regular feature at the

Tall Strip, these power boat trips take you

on a 30-minute trip up the Clyde.

Family Portrait Workshops Sat 13 & Sun 14 May, 1 lam—1pm e‘L' 2-4pm. Free. Gallery of Modern Art, Queen Street, 229 1996. Photographs, voice recordings,


fingerprints and signatures will all be used to build up a familv portrait at this event. Dave Benson Philips Fun Factory Sun 14 May, 2pm. £6.50—£7.50. Pavilion Theatre, 121 Renfield Street, 332 1846. Tire television star presents lively games with audience participation for all the family. May Magic Sun 21 May, l—4pm. £1.50. Mugdock Country Park, Craigallan Road, Milngavie, 956 6100. An afternoon of fun for young explorers with games, crafts, a mystery trail and pond dipping.


The Iron Giant (U) Sat 13 May. 1pm and A Grand Day Out (U) Sat 20 May, 1pm. £2.25 (family ticket £9). Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street, 332 8128. See Film Index.


Dream Concerts Sat 13 May, 7.30pm. £6 (£5). Paisley Town Hall, Abbey Close, Paisley, 887 1010. Ages 6—14. If you can’t get to see the real thing, join Step By Step as they recreate the dance routines and sounds of Steps, while Boys Only perform a selection of hits from groups such as Boyzone and Five.


James Campbell Is Not Particularly Keen 0n Cheese Either Sat 13 May, 2pm. £3 (£2). Scottish Mask 6’; Puppet Theatre Centre, 8—10 Balcarres Avenue, Kelvindalc, 339 6185. Ages 5—1 1. Jump on the magic carpet and join master storyteller James Campbell for an afternoon of amusing and inventive stories. Part ofG/asgow Storyfest 2000.

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2 mysterious show of dance for children

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