3 High Street, Musselburgh, 653 4432. Tue-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—4pm. Tree Marks Until Sat 24 Jun. Gouache watercolours by London-based artist Carlotta Cooper, depicting abstracted observations based on trees, lichens and mosses.
MALCOLM INNES GALLERY
4 Dundas Street, 558 9544/5. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat lOam—lpm.
David West RSW (1868-1960) Wed 21 Jun—Sat 8 Jul. A retrospective exhibition to coincide with the publication of an illustrated monograph on the artist by Duncan Wood.
Victorian Scottish Watercolours Wed 21 Jun—Sat 8 Jul. Watercolours by Scottish artists.
5 York Place (above The Stand Comedy Club), 229 8844. Sun—Fri noon—5pm. Decrepid Luxury Until Thu 15 Jun. Mary Trodden, Michael Krummins and Heather Craig create an installation for the gallery space.
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE 14 New Street, 558 7604. Daily Ham—6.30pm.
NlightN Until Sat 17 Jun. A collective show of inventive, light-based work by a group of artists including Andrew Docherty, Paul Ballingal, Chad McCail, Jo Salter, Alison Croft and Eliza Gilchrist.
55 and 61 Bread Street, 477 4524. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Artists Abroad Until Fri 14 Jul. (61 Bread Street). Paintings inspired by travels overseas by a selection of artists including Natasha Kudriavpseva, Mike Bowmont, Gerry Dudgeon, Alex Knubley and Laura Hunter.
Stephanie Dees and Alison McGill Until Wed 14 Jun (55 Bread Street). Edinburgh artists Stephanie Dees and Alison McGill show new paintings. Dees paints representations of urban cityscapes and McGill uses oil and wax to create aerial landscapes.
Emma Grove Until Wed 14 Jun (55 Bread Street). New ceramics.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. A display of recent acquisitions by a line-up of big British names, including Damien Hirst, Rachel Whiteread and Catherine Yass together with a display of works by prominent 20th century artists, including Picasso, Matisse, Moore, Hockney and Bellany.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun noon—5pm.
Designs Of Desire Until Sun 18 Jun. Architectural and ornamental prints and drawings dating from 1500—1850, featuring over 120 European prints and drawings, shown alongside objects from Glasgow and Edinburgh. Featured artists include Durer, Boucher, William and Robert Adam, William Chambers, Piranesi and Chippendale.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George W Bridge, 226 4531. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat l()am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Scotland's Pages Until Sun 29 Oct. A major exhibition tracing almost 1000 years of Scotland’s history through the written word, presenting some of the key documents that have shaped the Scottish nation.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Queen Street, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. Picture Yourself Until Sun 31 Dec. Marty St James’ video project Picture Yourself emphasises the uniqueness of our lives. Visitors to the gallery during the year 2000 can have their portrait hung and framed in the permanent collection in the company of the gallery’s most famous faces.
Young Entrepreneurs Until Sun 30 Jul. Three young photographers have been commissioned to produce twelve
portraits of young entrepreneurs. Portraits include Chris van der Kuyl of VlS interactive plc, Belinda Robertson of Cashmere Ltd and Jamie Byng of Canongate Books.
The Art Of Documentary Until Sun 3 Sep. A look at Scottish involvement with documentary photography over the last 40 years including work by Chick Chalmers, John Charity, Catriona Grant, Tricia Malley, Oscar Marzatoli, Andy Moxon, Joe Rock, Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert and David Williams.
NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE
43—45 High Street, 556 9579/2647. Mon—Sat l()am—4.3()pm.
Ruth Stoffregen Paintings 8: Sketches 1986-1993 Sat 10 Jun—Sat 29 Jul. Gouache paintings, sketches and journal entries illustrating the last creative
decade of German artist Ruth Stoffregen.
THE NOMADS TENT 21 St Leonard’s Lane, 662 1612. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—4pm.
Goddess In The Garden Until Fri 7 Jul.
A selling exhibition of garden ornaments, stone benches and vessels.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75—79 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat l()am—4pm. Ben Woodcock Until Thu 22 Jun. Contcm orary jewellery.
Michae Lythgoe Until Thu 22 Jun. Sculpture.
Sarah Carrington Until Thu 22 Jun. Recent paintin rs.
Sandy Murphy RSW Until Thu 22 Jun. Paintings.
(WASPS) Patriothall Studios, off 48 Hamilton Place, 225 1289. Tue—Fri 3—7pm; Sat & Sun noon—5pm. Cowboys Until Sun 11 Jun. (Open daily noon—6pm). Paintings of cowboys by Eddie Farrell.
Journey Round The Sun Sat l7—Sun 25 Jun. Oil paintings on canvas and board by Vera Coghill accompanied by a selection of poetry.
THE QUEEN'S HALL
Clerk Street, 667 7776. Mon—Sat l()am—5.3()pm.
Michael Dawson and Lyn Rigg Until Mon 26 Jun. New work by Edinburgh- based artists Michael Dawson and Lyn Rigg.
Jean Craig and Elizabeth Catley Until Mon 26 Jun. Acrylic and water-based paintings by Jean Craig and landscapes in watercolour and mixed media by Elizabeth Catley.
THE REYNOLDS GALLERY
63 Dublin Street, 557 0480. 'I‘ue—Fri
1 1am—5pm; Sat 11am—4pm. Jonathan Shearer Sat 10—Sat 24 Jun. Landscape oil paintings by Gray’s School ofArt graduate, Jonathan Shearer.
15 Rutland Square, 229 7545. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm.
Livin In A Box: Contemporary Housmg In Scotland Mon 12—i-‘ri 16 Jun. To celebrate Architecture Week, a display of architects schemes including Glasgow’s Homes For The Future, Dublin Street Colonies and the work of Richard Murphy, RMJ M Scotland and Ian Ritchie Architects.
Gareth Hoskins Architects, Glasgow Mon 19 Jun—Fri 7 Jul. Following their national award as ‘Young Architectural Practice OfThe Year’, they exhibit recently completed buildings, projects and ideas from their first two years in practice.
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