Tigers Of Bandhavgarh exhibition, a selection of works by Joseph Crawall (1861—1913). a passionate observer of animals and birds.
GLASGOW BOTANIC GARDENS
730 Great Western Road, 334 2422. Daily 11am—4pm. Free.
On The Wild Side Until Sun 1 Oct. An exhibition presented by the Glasgow Natural History Society looking at the natural history of the Botanic Gardens.
HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Road, 353 4773. Sun—Thu 10am—4pm; Sat 10am—3pm. £3.50 (£2.50).
Benchmarks Until Sat 30 Sep. The park bench is transformed by some of Scotland’s most creative design teams and sited round the grounds of the house as part ofArt Park 2000, co-ordinated by House For An Art Lover. Designers include Page & Park, McGurn Ltd, Pictures on the Wall, VK&C, Jules Goss, Trevor Leat/Alex Rigg. One Foot Taller. Graven Images, Timorous Beasties, Ben Woodeson and Stewart Kerr.
MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT
Kelvin Hall. 1 Burnhouse Road, 287 2720. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun 11am—5pm. Free.
Beyond The End Of The Line Until Sun 24 Sep. Photographs by Lynn Patrick and Chris Hogg from the National Railway Museum, documenting railway stations at Saltburn, Wemyss Bay and Holyhead.
PAISLEY MUSEUM 81 ART GALLERIES High Street, 889 3151. Tue—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Free.
John Byrne@60: The Unsolved Artist Until Sun 1 Oct. A major retrospective of the work of one of Paisley's most famous sons, the artist. designer. writer and director (The Slab Boys, Tutti I’rutti), John Byrne. To coincide with Byrne’s 60th birthday, the display features his album cover designs and his portraits of celebrities. A programme of events is also on offer. Check out the website www.johnbyrneat60.com
Golly It's Good! Until Sun 1 Oct. This exhibition charts the history of James Robertson‘s Golden Shred marmalade and the story of the Golly mascot.
St Petersburg Artistic Project 2000 Fri 18 Aug—Sun 15 Oct. St Petersburg was the centre of cultural and artistic life in the 18th and 19th centuries. Showing work for the ﬁrst time in Scotland. six Russian artists show new work revealing modern interpretations of the city’s art and culture.
PEOPLE'S PALACE 8: WINTER GARDEN Glasgow Green, 554 0223. Mon—Thu & Sat l0am—5pm; Fri 8.: 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.
Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, 616 6410. Mon—Sun 10am—5pm. £3.20 (£2.20); family ticket £8.60. Bronzes Fri 1 Sep—Tue 31 Oct. An exhibition of bronze sculptures drawn from the Stirling Maxwell bequest.
ST MUNGO MUSEUM OF RELIGIOUS LIFE AND ART
2 Castle Street, 553 2557. Mon—Thu 6’; Sat 10am—5pm; Fri 8; Sun llam—Spm. 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.
Church Of Scotland Guild Banners Mon 28—Thu 31 Aug. An exhibition of banners inspired by the books of the Bible made by the Church of Scotland Guild to celebrate the Christian Millennium.
THE TALL SHIP AT GLASGOW HARBOUR
100 Stobcross Road, 339 ()631. Daily 10am—5pm. £3.50 (£2.95); accompanied children free.
Arthur Henry Turner Sat 19 Aug—Sun 10 Sep. The Tall Ship stages its first exhibition with oils and watercolours by Glasgow-based artist and shipbroker Arthur Henry Turner, created during the 40s, 50s and ()0s.
Five Thousand Days At Sea An exhibition on board the only Clydebuilt 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 Lower 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.
Visual Research Centre. Dundee Contemporary Arts, 152 Nethergate, ()1382 348060. Tue—Sun
Between Until Sun 3 Sep. New work by Mateusz Fahreholz produced during a two year residency in Holland, looking at themes of loss, exile and sea as the space between.
DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS
152 Nethergate, 01382 432000. Tue—Wed, Sat & Sun 10.30am—5.30pm; Thu & Fri 10.30am-8pm.
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 10am—5pm; Sun 12.30—4pm; Thu 10am—7pm.
Crocks And Pots Until Fri 1 Sep. A display of medieval pottery, discovered during city centre redevelopment in the (MS.
Handbag Until Sun 3 Sep. This touring exhibition looks at the most feminine of
Evolution by Terez Borza forms part of Interferences at Glasgow School of Art
modern icons, the handbag. '1\venty five artists and designers have been commissioned to create bags and their contents. Sarah Crawford’s Bag For/l 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.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
6 Atholl Street, 01350 728855. Mon—Sat 1 1am—5pm.
Images Of The Floating World Until Sat 2 Sep. Paintings by Rosemary Bassett.
Isle Of Skye
Struan Road, Portree, 01478 613306. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Become Like Me Until Sat 9 Sep. Rob Hunter curates an exhibition of video work by up-and-coming and established artists. Featured artists include Roderick Buchanan, Paul Carter and Vito Acconci.
CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE
93 North Street, 01334 474610. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Free. Monumental Miniatures Until Sun 27 Aug. A specially commissioned exhibition of contemporary work, including internationally renowned artists, using a small format to express big ideas about the millennium. Summer Selection Until Sun 27 Aug. A mixed exhibition of ﬁne and applied art by a selection of artists including box works by Ruth Beardsworth, glass by Deborah Fladgate and mixed media works by Joanne Kaar.
Adesh - Andrew McDermid Fri 1 Scp—Sun 22 Oct. Andrew McDermid travelled to remote areas in Northern India to photograph over twenty portraits of Indian holy men (Sadhus). The results are a stunning collection of black and white and cibachrome prints, offering a rare insight of these mystical gurus. Harriet McDougall Fri 1 Sep—Sun 22 Oct. The Crawford Artist Fellow shows the work created during her residency at the centre.
lectures & events
lEOTURES &. EVENTS
Paintings On Railings Sat 26 & Sun 27 Aug. Glasgow Botanic Garden. Open-air art fair.
Goya Wed 30 Aug, 1pm. Free. Hunterian Art Gallery. Peter Black gives a talk on Francisco Goya.
Designing With Communities Fri l—Sun 3 Sep, £160 (£50). University Of Strathclyde, Department OfArchitecture, 131 Rottenrow, 548 3007. For further information, contact the University. The University of Strathclyde’s Department of Architecture in association with The Lighthouse present an international conference which looks at community participation in desi n.
Glasgow's Great G ass Experiment: The Munich Glass Of Glasgow Cathedral Sat 2 Sep, 10.30am—5.15pm. Glasgow School of Art. For further information and booking call 353 4706. A one-day conference organised by Glasgow School of Art and Historic Scotland. Speakers include an historian Dr Elgin van Treeck-Vaassen who has published widely on 19th century stained glass. Millennium Drawings Wed 6 Sep, 1pm. Free. Hunterian Art Gallery. Anne Dulau gives a talk.
Ernesto Neto - Gallery Discussion With Dr Mike Hansell Sat 26 Aug, 2—2.45pm. Free. Dundee Contemporary Arts. Dr Mike Hansell from the Department of Biological and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, talks about Ernesto Neto’s sculptures.
Erneto Neto — Gallery Discussion With Bill Duncan Sun 3 Sep, 2—2.45pm. Free. Dundee Contemporary Arts. Dundee~ based writer Bill Duncan gives his personal response to the work of Brazilian sculptor, Ernesto Neto.
On John Byrne Sat 26 Aug, 11.30am.
Free. Paisley Museum & Art Gallery.
Designer and filmmaker Murray Grigor
gives a talk on the artist and the
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