society. Photographers Anthony Bayliss, Jon-Paul Davis, Mick Lange and Annie Park spent months with the older people taking snapshots of their daily life.
The Jackie Stewart Formula Wed 4 Octhun 30 Sep. Jackie Stewart OBE and the National Museums of Scotland have joined forces for the first time to create this unique recreation of the 1999 Stewart Ford Pit Garage. A must for all Grand Prix fans.
Lady Stair’s House, Lady Stair’s Close, 529 4901. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm. Free. Brothers In The Muse Until Sat 16 Dec. Celebrating the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Fergusson and the 150th anniversary of the birth of Robert Louis Stevenson, this exhibition
looks at the Scots literary tradition.
DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS
152 Nethergate, 01382 432000. Tue—Wed, Sat & Sun 10.30am—5.30pm; Thu & Fri 10.30am—8 m. Free. Expressions: Scottis Art 1976-1989 Until Sun 5 Nov. DCA and McManus Galleries are home to a major exhibition of Scottish art dating from 1976-1989. The work of over 76 artists are brought together including Steven Campbell, David Mach, Alison Watt and Peter Howson.
Albert Square, 01382 432020. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 12.30—4pm; Thu 10am—7 m. Free.
Expressrons: Scottish Art 1976-1989 Until Sun 5 Nov. See Dundee Contemporary Arts.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
129 Muir Street, 01698 328232. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Free.
Touchy, Feely, Squashy! Until Sun 10 Dec. An interactive exhibition of soft, large-scale sculptures by Jan Niedojadlo.
MCLEAN MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY
15 Kelly Street, 01475 715624. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.
Visions Of Eternity Sat 30 Sep—Sun 24 Dec. An exhibition bringing together objects from many of the world’s great faiths.
Marshall Place, 01738 441944. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm.
Nudes Until Wed 15 Nov. Fergusson’s response to the female nude. Fergusson 1900 Until Wed 11 Oct. An exhibition charting the origins ofJ.D. Fergusson’s artistic career, highlighting works he produced between 1895 and 1905.
lectures & events ‘
The Importance Of The Museum In The Context Of Portuguese And International Contemporary Art Sat 23 Sep, 2pm. Visual Arts Projects, 1st ﬂoor, 14 King Street, 552 6563. Teacher and writer John Calcutt chairs this round table discussion with speakers Pedro Lapa, director of Chiado Museum, Lisboa, Francis McKee, curator and writer and Miguel von Hafe Peres, art critic, curator and co- ordinator of Fine Art for the City of Pono.
Saturday Gallery Tours Sat 23 & Sat 30 Sep, 2—2.30pm. Free. CCA at
McLellan Galleries. Gallery tours of the Beck’s Futures exhibition currently on show.
Beck's Student Film And Video Prize Screening Thu 28 Sep, 7—8pm. Free. CCA at McLellan Galleries. Advance booking necessary. Student film and video rize screenings.
Paintings On Railings - Open Air Art Fairs Sat 30 Sep & Sun 1 Oct. Free. Glasgow Botanic Garden Railings, Queen Mar aret Drive. Open air art fair. Gallery Ta Wed 4 Oct, 1pm. Free. Hunterian Art Gallery. The Dutch printmaker, Nono Reinhold, talks about her work currently on show with curator Peter Black.
The Virgin And Child Fri 22 Sep, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Lorenzo Monaco’s painting is discussed by Roger Tarr of Edinburgh University.
Francis Bacon Mon 25 Sep, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. Alice Dewey gives a talk on contemporary artist Francis Bacon. The Egyptian Book Of The Dead - A Pattern For Life Tue 26 Sep, 6.30pm. £2. Royal Museum. Egyptologist Bill Manley reveals the secret of beliefs about death and its meaning in Ancient Egypt
Twenty Years Of Photography In Asia Wed 27 Sep, 12.45pm. Free. National Portrait Gallery. Photographer Steve McCurry takes a look back over two decades of hoto raphy in Asia. The Virgin An Chil ('The Ruskin Madonna') Fri 29 Sep, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Andrea del Verrocchio's painting is put under the spotlight by Jim Lawson from Edinburgh University.
Collioure Mon 2 Oct, National Gallery of Modern Art. Freelance art historian Belinda Thomson talks about Andre Derain‘s work.
High Pressure Art Auction Tue 3—Thu 5 Oct, 10am—4pm. Free. Edinburgh College ofArt. A sale of art and artefacts in aid of the High Blood Pressure Foundation featuring over 100 works by Edinburgh College ofArt students.
Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey Wed 4 Oct, 12.45pm. Free. National Portrait Gallery. Susanna Kerr talks about Colvin Smith‘s painting.
Gallery Discussion Sat 23 Sep, 2—2.45pm. Free. Dundee Contemporary Arts. Sandy Moffat, artist and head of painting at Glasgow School of Art, talks with DCA director Andrew Nairne about the developments in Scottish art during the 70s and 80s.
Expressions Sun 24 Sep, 2pm. Free. Dundee Contemporary Arts. Lys Hansen gives and illustrated talk on ‘Figurative Expressionism‘, discussing her own work and that of her contemporaries.
The Interface Between Education And The Creative Industries
Thu 28 Sep, 10.30am—5pm. Free. Dundee Contemporary Arts. For booking, call the Lighthouse on 0141 221 6362. A one-day conference organised by the Lighthouse looking at the creative industries and their impact on education.
Expressions Sat 30 Sep, 2—2.45pm. Free. Dundee Contemporary Arts. Artist Alison Watt and DCA curator Katrina Brown talk about the work in the current exhibition and the developments in Scottish art at this time.
Guided Tour Wed 4 Oct, 12.45—1.30pm. Free. McManus Galleries. Art specialist Clara Young leads a guided tour of the current exhibition.
John Byrne, Contemporary Renaissance Man Sat 23 Sep, 11.30am. Free. Paisley Museum & Art Gallery. Cordelia Oliver discusses the work ofJohn Byrne.
Simba, Baloo and Tarzan all together on the same bill? Well, it’s just for five nights only as the Braehead Arena is transformed into a tropical paradise. Sing along to your favourite Disney hits with Simba as he embarks on a journey to complete his ‘Circle Of Life'.
Braehead Arena, Kings Inch Road, Renfrew, 885 1441.
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 Maureen Ellis.
* mm:— Activities And Fun
’ Cyber Tots Thu 21 Sep, 10am—noon. Pollok Library And Leisure Centre, 100/106 Peat Road, 287 2812. Interact with all your favourite cartoon characters with CD-Roms.
Encarta Meets Britannica Thu 21 Sep. 3.30—5pm. lbrox Library, 11 Midlock Street, 427 5831. For ages 8—12. The power and speed of computers is pitted against the reliability and accessibility of books. What will win the power
Chil ren's Drama Workshops Sat 23 Sep, 1 lam & 2pm. £3—£5. Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, 552 4267. Take part in some creative play in drama workshops led by Claire Hemphill, with an emphasis on making friends and having fun.
Babe And Guests Sat 23 Sep, 1pm. £2.25. Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street, 332 8128. For ages 5—14. Meet some amazing animals before settling down to watch Babe.
Beck's Futures Art Workshop For Children Sat 30 Sep, 10am—noon. Free. CCA at McLellan Galleries, 270 Sauchiehall Street, 332 0522. Advance booking necessary. Ages 7—9. Art workshops inspired by the current exhibition.
The Twenty Pence Club Wed 27 Sep, Wed 4 Oct, 4.30—6pm. Barmulloch Community Centre, Wallacewell Quadrant, 287 5529. After-school activities have never been so much fun or varied with athletics, art attack, wacky races, jungle fun and dramarama.
Babe(PO) Sat 23 Sep, 1pm and Stuart Little(PG) Sat 30 Sep, 1pm. £2.25 (family ticket £9). Glasgow Fiim Theatre, 12 Rose Street, 332 8128. See Film Index.
3 Little Pigs Sat 23 Sep, 2pm. £4 (£3). Scottish Mask & Puppet Theatre Centre, 8—10Balcarres Avenue, Kelvindale, 339 6185. The three little pigs do their best to outwit the hungry wolf in this production from Sylvia Troon's Kenspeckle Puppets. Disney On Ice - Jungle Adventures Wed 27 Sep—Sun 1 Oct, 7.30pm; Fri 4pm 8.: 8pm; Sat noon, 3.45pm & 7.30pm; Sun 11am & 2.45pm. £8.50—£22.50. Braehead Arena, Kings Inch Road, Renfrew, 885 I441. Disney’sjungle characters from The Lion King, Tarzan and The Jungle Book, appear on stage together for this ice extravaganza. See photo caption.
Magic Bob's Retrospective Sat 30 Sep, 2pm. £4 (£3). Scottish Mask & Puppet Theatre Centre, 8—10 Balcarres Avenue, Kelvindale, 339 6185. Scotland’s craziest magician is back with a ‘greatest hits’ show to delight and entertain.
Go Wild With The Happy Gang Sun 1 Oct, 11am & 2.30pm. £5.50 (£4.50). Paisley Town Hall, Abbey Close, Paisley, 887 1010. Ages up to 9. The Happy Gang have been invited by the forest animals to perform at Tea in the Trees Music Festival. But something is lurking in the woods. Find out what in the gang’s wild musical show.
Activities And Fun
Quickies For Kids Royal Museum Of Scotland, 2 Chambers Street, 247 4219. Free entry to museum for visitors aged 18 and under. Ten-minute talks for children held every Saturday at 2.15pm and every Sunday at 3.15pm.
Drawing And Painting People Sat 23 Sep & Sat 30 Sep, 10.30am-12.30pm (for ages 6—9) & 2—4pm (for ages 10—14). £10. Old St Paul’s Church, 63 Jeffrey Street, 556 3332. Advance booking required. Make your own portrait after a trip to the National Portrait Gallery to discover how different artists paint people.
Bring Your Granny To The Zoo Sun 24 Sep, £6.80 (£3.80—£4.80); family ticket £19—£23.50. Edinburgh Zoo, Corstorphine Road, 334 9171. Time for a generation role-reversal — accompanied grannies and granpas go free! Fun day out for all the extended family. Environmental Art And Activities Wed 4 & Thu 5 Oct, 10am—noon. Free. Four Winds Inspiration Centre, The Pavilion, Inverleith Park, Arboretum Place, 332 2229. Advance booking required. Using natural materials, make your own piece of original art, followed by games and activities.
Stars From The Old Moscow Circus Mon 2—Sat 7 Oct, 7.30pm; Wed 8: Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £5-£l2 (£4—£10). King’s Theatre, 2 chen Street, 529 6000. The circus comes to town and brings with it the multi- talented performers of this age old establishment. Watch in bewilderment as clowns, jugglers and acrobats run amok on the King’s Theatre stage.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
Activities And Fun
Pictish Art Participation Sat 23 Sep, 2—4pm. Meffan Museum and Gallery, 20 West High Street, Forfar, 01307 464123. Ages 5-12. Explore Pictish symbols and create your own artwork in this children’s workshop. Advance booking required.
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