ART listings


; or EDEN Paul Carter

and Kate Gray




Week 1 - East Lothian

Thursday 10 August Aubigny Sports Centre, Mill Wynd, Haddington

Friday 11 August Scottish Seabird Centre, The Harbour, North Berwick

Week 2 - Edinburgh

Monday 14 August Mercat Cross, Parliament Square

Tuesday 15 August Beside the National Gallery, The Mound

Wednesday 16 August City Art Centre, 2 Market Street

Thursday 17 August Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art,

Belford Road

Friday 18 August West Gate, Royal Botanic Gardens

Open 10am - 5pm ADMISSION FREE For more information contact

Grace Whowell, on 0131 529 3930

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34 rasusr 10—17 Aug 2000


Golly It's Good! Until Sun 1 Oct. This exhibition charts the history of James Robertson’s Golden Shred marmalade and the sto of the Go” mascot.

PEG 5 PALACE WINTER GARDEN Glasgow Green, 554 0223. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun 11am—5pm. The Builders And The Dreamers: One Hundred Years Of The Labour Party Until Mon 14 Aug. A touring exhibition curated by the National Museum of Labour History to mark the centenary of the Labour Party.


PoIIok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, 616 6410. Mon—Sun 10am-5pm. £3.20 £8.20); family ticket £8.60.

2000 ushions Until Sun 13 Aug. An exhibition of over 200 cushions created by members of The Embroiderers’ Guild.


2 Castle Street, 553 2557. Mon-Thu & Sat 10am-5pm; Fri & Sun 11am-5pm. Free. The Rainbow Tree Until Sun 17 Sep. The results of a seven-year project set up by former ballerina Susie Rose Alexander, featuring textile collages made by children from Britain, Poland, Russia and India which look at universal themes of hope and friendship.

THE TALL SHIP AT GLASGOW HARBOUR 100 Stobcross Road, 339 0631. Daily 10am-5pm. £3.50 (£2.95); accompanied children free.

Five Thousand Days At Sea An exhibition on board the only Clydcbuilt sailing ship still afloat in the UK, documenting her adventures on the high seas between 1897 and 1919.

Story In The Stones (Pumphouse Main Gallery). An exhibition looking at the impact of the industrial ages on Glasgow harbour.

Morse And More (Pumphouse bower Gallery). A hands-on exhibition, aimed at children, looking at the world of communication. You can operate a state-of- the-art optical telegraph used in the Napoleonic wars, try out the five-needle telegraph and crank up World War 11 field telephones.


152 Nethergate, 01382 432000. Tue—Wed, Sat & Sun 10.30am—5.30pm; Thu & Fri 10.30am—8pm.

In the raw: textile artists show new work at the Collins Gallery

Ernesto Neto Until Sun 10 Sep. Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto has created a large-scale translucent sculptural installation for the gallery space which visitors can touch and enter. Along with the spice-filled pods, there is a plasma~ like structure spread across the gallery floor.


Albert Square, 01382 432020. Mon—Sat IOam—Spm; Sun 12.30—4pm; Thu IOam—7pm.

Crocks And Pots Until Fri 1 Sep. A display of medieval pottery, discovered during city centre re-development in the 60s

Handbag Until Sun 3 Sep. This touring exhibition looks at the most feminine of modern icons, the handbag. Twenty-five artists and designers have been commissioned to create bags and their contents. Sarah Crawford’s Bag For/1 Day Out is made from latex and plastic, acting as a shrine for treasured mementos; Val Hunt’s Canned Handbag is constructed from recycled lager cans; and Dianne Reade’s Granny By Day, Spy By Night, made from paper pulp reveals its proper function when illuminated.

Men At Work: Photographs By Joe McKenzie Until Sun 3 Sep. Black and white prints from local photographer Joe McKenzie.



ABERDEEN ART GALLERY Schoolhill, ()1224 523700. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

Henri Cartier-Bresson Téte-A-Téte Until Sat 23 Sep. A retrospective exhibition featuring 60 years of work by one of the world’s greatest living photographers. Portraits of politicians, artists and stars of stage and screen sit side by side.

East Kilbrtde


Old Coach Road, ()I355 261000. Mott—Sat 9am—9pm; Sun noon-9pm. Dynamic Growth Until Sun 19 Nov. David Cohen creates sculptural works for the Arts Centre Garden.

A Toe In The Water Sat 12 Aug—Sun 10 Sep. Pottery and ceramic sculpture inspired by the teachings of Buddha. Population Sat 12 Aug—Sun 10 Sep. Caricatures and portraits of cult heroes from the mttsic world by Andrew Foley.



Callendar Park, 01324 503770. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm.

12 Into 2000 Until 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 the 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

LECTURES & EVENTS Glasgow Millennium Drawings Sat 12 Aug, 1pm. Free. Hunterian Art Gallery. Anne Dulau gives a talk. Goya Wed 16 Aug, 1pm. Free. Hunterian Art Gallery. Peter Black gives a talk on Francisco Goya.


Ernesto Neto Introductory Talk Sat 12 Aug, 2—2.30pm. Free. Dundee Contemporary Arts. An informal introduction to the exhibition of sculptural installations by Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto.


Through A Portal Darkly Thu 10 Aug, 12.30pm. Paisley Museum & Art Gallery. A talk on John Byrne to accompany the current exhibition.

The 'Slab Girls’ Sat 12 Aug, 11.30am. Free. Paisley Museum & Art Gallery. The film director and producer Ellie Taylor is in conversation with ex-Stoddard girls and former colleagues of John Byrne, Jean Hunter and Jean Scaglione.

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