selected works by non-members featuring painting. sculpture. printmaking and architecture.
ROYAL SOCIETY OF EDINBURGH 22—26 George Street. 240 5000. Wed 10am—4.30pm; Thu 10am—6.30pm. Free. New Frontiers In Science Wed 28 & Thu 2‘) Jun. The Royal Society of London's annual summer exhibition travels outside London for the first time. The show looks at scientific innovation offering visitors the chance to meet some of Britain‘s leading exponents of cutting- edge science.
THE SABLE GALLERY
2‘)b Dundas Street. 467 3937. Mon—Fri l 1am—7pm.
The Graduate Until Sat 15 Jul. Mixed media works by graduates from Scotland’s art colleges.
16 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am~6pmz Sat 10am—4pm.
Pat Douthwaite L'ntil Wed 28 Jtiii. Retrospective exhibition of paintings by Pat Douthwaite.
Rupert Spira tintil Wed 28 Jun. Stoneware bowls by Rupert Spira. Mark Powell L'niil Wed 28 Jun. Jewellery.
Summer Jewellery Mon 3—4Sat 2‘) Jul. Contemporary jewellery by a selection of artists.
Philip Eglin Mon 3~Sat 2‘) Jill. Ceramics.
Summer Exhibition Mon 3- Sat 2‘) Jul. A summer show of 20th century and contemporary Scottiin paintings.
5 Barony Street. 478 7440. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.
Contemporary Scottish Art And Design A gallery and shop featuring a selection of hand-woven and embroidered rugs and textiles by 'l’urkoman. L'zbek. Beluchi and Aimay tribes. plus a changing programme of contemporary Scottiin art and design.
Reiach and Hall Architects. 6 I)arnaway Street. 225 8444. Mon—Fri 2—5pm. Bruce Nauman L'ntil Fri 14 Jul. The influential. expressionist American artist Bruce Nauman’s video footage of the l‘)70s gets its first public showing at this new gallery.
ST PAUL'S 8: ST GEORGE'S CHURCH HALL
Broughton Street. 556 1335. Daily 10am-«Spin.
God's Never Been In A Birdcage! Fri 30 Jun—Thu 20 Jtil. New work by Joyce Watt featuring miniature paintings on wood and an installation playing with light and space inside the church.
23 Cockburn Street. 622 6200. Tue—Sat 10am —5pin.
Weegee Re-Viewed tintil Sat 5 Aug. Curated by Dr I)avid Hopkins from St Andrews L'niversity. an insight into the life and work of Polish-born photographer. lfsher Fellig. otherwise known as ‘Weegee'. Leaving Poland in 1906 to settle in the States. he worked as a newspaper photographer in New York in the early 1‘)40s and was given access to his own police radio. enabling him to be first on the scene of crime and disasters.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
L'niversity of lidinburgh. South Bridge. 650 221 1. Tue-Sat 10am~5pm. Collecting Cities L'ntil Sat 15 Jul. (ieddes' exhibition of 191 1. ‘Cities and Town Planning‘. had an enormous impact on cities across the world. This display uses archive plans. drawings and photographs to demonstrate his tremendous vision.
Lip Service L'ntil Sat 15 Jul. Artlink Central organise this exhibition of contemporary art works by Scottish artists and their projects with special needs groups.
Tarpot Until Sat 15 Jul. A documentary exhibition looking at the conceptual garden created for the International Festival at (‘haumont sur Loire by Frazer McNaughton. Lumir Soukop and Nigel Buchan.
36 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri
l 1am—6pm; Sat 10.30am-4pm. Joseph Maxwell-Stuart Until Sat 24 Jun. Recent paintings.
Islands: A Journey From Scotland To Manhattan Sat l-Sat 15 Jul. Recent paintings by John Watling.
TRAVERSE BAR CAFE
Traverse Theatre. 10 Cambridge Street. 228 5383. Mon—Wed 10.30ain—midnight1 Thu ---Sat 10.30am— I am; Sun 4pm—midnight.
Caroline Kerr: A Retrospective tintil Sat 2‘) Jul. Photography by Caroline Kerr taken over the last eight years. featuring Hidden Kingdoms. Long Time Dead and Replicas. with text by Professor Paul Willemen.
This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions.
142 Canongate. 52‘) 4143. Mon—Sat l0ain—‘5pm. Free.
Tall Storeys: Shaping The City Of Edinburgh lfntil Mon 31 Jul. '1 he story of Iidinburgh's ()ld Town from medieval times until the creation of the New Town in the mid 18th century.
MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
Chambers Street. 247 421‘). Mon-Sat 10am—~5me Sun noon—5pm; Tue 10am-8pm. £3 (£1.50); under 18s free. Listen! A Million Children’s Voices In Scotland Until Sun 3 Sep. With over one million children under the age of 18. Save The Children have given these young people the opportunity to voice their opinions with an exhibition of written and visual contributions received as part of the ‘Million Children‘ canuxngn.
NEWHAVEN HERITAGE MUSEUM Newhaven Harbour. 551 4165. I)aily noon—5pm. Free.
I Saw A Ship A Sailing t'ntil 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 -5pm. Free.
Food For Thought A look at children's diet and eating habits over the past 150 years.
2 Chambers Street. 247 421‘). Mon- Sat 10am-5pm (Tue 8pm); Sun noon 5pm. £3 (£1.50); under 18s free. A 1901 century museum housing international collections of natural history. geology. science. technology and the decorative arts. plus two permanent exhibitions: Ari A” Industry and Tht’ Ivy ll'ii Gallery. Millennium CIOCIt A chance to view Russian mechanical sculptor Iiduard Bersudsky's millennium clock for the museum. a kinetic sculpture. measuring nine metres high.
The Finest Scottish Sapphires L'ntil Sun 3 Sep. This temporary display brings together for the first time the finest crystals aitd the largest cut stone from the sapphire locality on the Isle of Lewis. Passages: Forms And Baskets By Maggie Henton L'ntil Stiii 25 Jun. An exhibition of baskets. plus recent works in wood. copper wire. acrylic paints and cotton by Maggie Henton. inspired by her recent trip to the Australian desert. Views From Above lintil Sun 30 Jul. Part of the Millennium Festival of Flight. this exhibition of aerial photography from the I‘)20s to the present day features work by pioneer pictorialist
aerial photographer Alfred Buckhain through to specially commissioned new work by Patricia and Angus Macdonald. Breaking The Surface L'ntil Sun 31 Dec. ()ver thirteen ceramics artists from Korea present an exhibition of new work. highlighting the use of both traditional and contemporary techniques. Featured are elegant white jars and dishes by Ik- young Kim and robust vessels by Lee Kang-Hyo.
Ian Best Fri 30 Jun—Sat 8 Jul & Mon 17--Sun 30 Jul. Ian Best. a boat builder from the Fair Isle takes tip residency in the museum to create a seven metre traditional wooden Shetland Ness Yoal. I’arl oft/1e I'esiit'til af’li'aditianal Craft Ski/ls.
Celebrating Scotland's Crafts Sat I—Mon 31 Jul. A month long festival celebrating Scotland's indigenous crafts. providing visitors the opportunity to rediscover Scottish crafts like Fair Isle and Sanquhar knitting. Harris Tweed. ()rkney Chairs. tartans and kilts. through workshops and displays.
Lady Stair‘s House. Lady Stair‘s Close. 52‘) 4901. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Free. Eric Linklater 1899—1974: An Old Peasant With A Pen Until Sat 22 Jul. An exhibition on the life and work of Iiric Linklater. an important figure in 20th century Scottish literature. who wrote a host of humorous books. short stories. plays. histories. biographies and autobiographies.
DUNCAN OE JORDANSTONE COLLEGE L'niversity of Dundee. 13 Perth Road. 01382 345330. Mon—Fri
‘).30am—8.30 )in; Sat ‘).30am—4.30pm. 2000 Annua Exhibition L'ntil Sat 24 Jun. The annual show of work by final year students featuring animation and electronic media. architecture. ceramics. textiles. drawing and painting. photography. graphic design. illustration. jewellery and sculpture.
Ceramics From Hanyang College L'ntil Tue 27 Jun. Contemporary ceramics by twelve professors of Ilanyang College in Korea and examples of work produced by the Research Institute which aims to replicate the classical wares of Korea.
DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS
152 Nethei'gate. ()1382 432000. 'I'uer—Wed. Sat & Sun 10.30am-v5.30pm: Thu & Fri 10.30am»-8pm.
Colour Me Blind Ifntil Sat 22 Jul. The work of fourteen international artists is brought together for this exhibition of contemporary paintings. which looks at painting in relation to the expansive range of ‘visual culture‘. Featured artists include Patil Morrison. Fiona Rae. Arturo Herrera. Michel Majerus and Gerda Steiner. See review.
Albert Square. ()1382 432020. Mon “Sat 10am 5pm; Stiii 12.30-4pm; Thu 10am- 7pm.
Crocks And Pots L'ntil Fri 1 Sep. A display of medieval pottery. discovered during city centre redevelopment in the 60s.
To Boldly Sew L'niil Sun 2 Jul. An exhibition of work by textile artists.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
‘) Kenmore Street. 01887 829129. Mon—Sat 10.30am-5pm (Tue 2—-5pm); Sun noon ~15pm.
Transformation lfntil Sun 9 Jul. Abstract paintings by Jennie Tuffs plus mixed media works by gallery artists.
EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE
()Id Coach Road. 01355 261000. Mon—Sat ‘)am- ‘)pm; Sun noon-9pm. Dynamic Growth liniil Sun 1‘) Nov. I)avid Cohen creates sculptural works for the Arts Centre Garden.
THE PARK GALLERY
Callendar Park. 01324 503770. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
12 Into 2000 Sat 24 Jun—Sun 20 Aug. Situated in Falkirk‘s historical Callendar Park. The Park Gallery is the latest addition to the growing number of contemporary art spaces in Scotland. The gallery features two dynamic pieces of public art by Glasgow-based artists Lapland who have designed the reception desk and front door of the gallery and its opening exhibition features the work of twelve artists who explore all aspects of time. Featured artists include Lys Hansen. Julie Law. Thomas Murphy. Garry Wilson. Victoria Hale. Julie Parker and Jacqueline Marr.
lectures & events
Guided Tour Sat 24 Jun. 3pm. Free. Street Level. Roshini Keinpadoo gives a guided tour of her exhibition Virtual [iii/es.
Paintings 0n Railings Sat 24 & Sun 25 Jun. 10am—6pm. Free. Glasgow Botanic Garden Railings. Queen Margaret Drive. ()pen art fair.
The Apotheosis Of St Jerome With St Peter Of Alcantara And An Unidentified Franciscan Fri 23 Jun. 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Ailsa Turner talks about Giovanni Battista Pittoni‘s painting. The Open Window Mon 26 Jun. 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. Belinda Thomson talks about lidouard Vuillard's painting. Adam Duncan, tst Viscount Duncan 0f Camperdown Wed 28 Jun. 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. David Stockdale from McManus Galleries. Dundee. discusses the work of Henri-Pierre Danloux.
Venetian Women At Their Toilet Fri 30 Jun. 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Paris Bordon's work is discusses by Patricia Allerston from Iidinburgh L'niversity.
Janet Eagleton 8. Son Sun 2~Tue 4 Jul. Demonstrations take place during normal opening hours. Free. Royal Museum. Janet Iiagleton 8; Son of Perth will be making dress and ceremonial sporrans.
Bird Swallowing A Fish Mon 3 Jul. 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. Alice Dewey talks about Ilenri Gardier-Brleska‘s painting. Margaret Stuart Mon 3 Jul. l—l.45pin. Free. Royal Museum. Margaret Stuart of Shetland gives a lunchtime lecture titled ‘Shetland Knitting and Textiles'.
Bill Taylor Tue 4 Jul. 630- -7,30pm. Free. Royal Museum. Bill Taylor of Ardival Harps. Strathpeffer. gives a performance of the Scottish metal strung harp.
Self Portrait by Samuel John Peploe Wed 5 Jul. 12.45pm. Free. National Portrait Gallery. Matthew Wellard discusses Peploe's painting.
Anne Grant Wed 5—Sun ‘) Jul. Demonstrations take place during normal opening hours. Free. Royal Museum. Anne Grant of the Keith Kilt School will be making kilts.
Colour Me Blind Exhibition Tour Sat 24 Jun. 2-2.45pm. Free. Dundee Contemporary Arts. A tour of the current exhibition with Dundee-based artist Robert ()rchardsoii.
Colour Me Blind Introductory Talk Sat 1 Jul. 2—-2.30pm. Free. Dundee Contemporary Arts. A talk on the gallery's current exhibition. Colour Me Blind.
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