l6 Dundas Street, 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
20th Century and Contemporary Scottish Paintings Mon 9 Oct—Wed 1 Nov. Paintings by gallery artists both past and present.
Peter Chang Mon 9 Oct—Wed 1 Nov. New jewellery and sculpture.
Vicki Ambery-Smith Mon 9 Oct—Wed 1 Nov. Jewellery.
5 Barony Street, 478 7440. Tue—Sat l()am——6pm.
Contemporary Scottish Art And Design A gallery and shop featuring a selection of hand-woven and embroidered rugs and textiles by Turkoman. Uzbek, Beluchi and Aimay tribes, plus a changing programme of contemporary Scottish art and
Reiach and Hall Architects, 6 Darnaway Street, 225 8444. Mon—Fri 2—5pm. Panoramic Fri 13 Oct—Wed 8 Nov. New work by Karen Forbes.
THE SOUTHSIDE GALLERY
58 Ratcliffe Terrace, 667 1966. Mon 9am—5pm; Tue-Fri 9am—6pm; Sat 10am—5pm.
Mixed Exhibition Until Tue 31 Oct. A wide variety of original prints to suit all budgets. ‘
23 Cockburn Street. 622 6200. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm.
Breda Beban - Still Until Sat 18 Nov. Photographic works and three newly- commissioned video pieces by artist Breda Beban who was born in
Novi Sad in the former Yugoslavia. Rachel K. Thibbotumunuwe
Until Sat 18 Nov (Cafe Odile at Stills). The Aberdeen-based artist creates a site-specific exhibition for the cafe. Spread front floor to ceiling is every available photograph that she has taken since she was two years old.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. South Bridge. 650 221 l. Tue—Sat 10am—
Pliilip Braham Until Sat 4 Nov.
The Edinburgh-based. Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art graduate Philip Braham shows new paintings. Specialising in landscapes, Braham has exhibited widely in Britain and abroad. See review.
36 Dundas Street, 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.
Davy Brown Until Sat 14 Oct. Recent
For a detailed itinerary call 0131 529 3930. Opening times vary.
East Of Eden Until Sat 25 Nov. Scotland‘s only mobile art gallery goes on tour with a new exhibition of work by Paul Carter and Kate Gray. Exploring notions of the search for identity and meaning. Gray creates large photographs displayed in light boxes and kinetic video sculptures, and Carter constructs an installation including an extraterrestrial radio- scanner and a camera surveillance of the sky. The gallery will be touring Aberdeenshire (9—13 Oct).
TRAVERSE BAR CAFE
Traverse Theatre. 10 Cambridge Street. 228’ 5383. Mon—Wed l0.30ant—midnight; Thu-Sat 10.30am—lam; Sun 4pm—midnight. Keith Grieve and Shahnaz Hussain Until Mon 16 Oct. Photographs by Keith Grieve and Shahnaz llussain documenting their travels to Indonesia. With a theme of ‘rice and fish‘. the exhibition also features a sound station complete with a local beggar woman ‘s laments.
This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions. see Edinburgh City Life, page 90.
THE DRAWING ROOM GALLERY
28 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, 243 9365. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Free. Not only the Head Office for the National Trust for Scotland, 28 Charlotte Square also houses a permanent collection of 20th century Scottish paintings featuring work by Peploe. Hunter and Cadell. Displayed in a domestic setting, the works are complimented by a collection of Regency furniture.
142 Canongate, 529 4143. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm. Free.
From Castlehill To Holyrood: Artists And The Royal Mile Until Sun 31 Dec. Drawn from the city‘s collection, this exhibition of paintings compares and contrasts how artists from different periods viewed Edinburgh‘s Royal Mile.
NEWHAVEN HERITAGE MUSEUM Newhaven Harbour, 551 4165. Daily noon—5pm. Free.
I Saw A Ship A Sailing Until Mon 20 Nov. Artworks on a maritime theme produced by children from the Creative Kids Club.
PALACE OF HOLYROODHOUSE
Royal Mile, 556 1096. Daily 9.30am—4.30pm. £5.50 (£2.70—£4); family ticket £13.50.
Views Of Germany: Queen Victoria and Prince Albert Until Sat 31 Mar. Sixty watercolours selected from the collection at Windsor Castle, illustrating the royal visits to Germany 1845—1860.
53 High Street. Oueensferry, 331 5545. Mon, Thu, Fri 8.: Sat l0am—lpm & 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 4219. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (Tue 8pm); Sun noon—5pm. £3 (£1.50); under 18s free. A 19th century museum housing international collections of natural history, geology. science, technology and the decorative arts, plus two permanent exhibitions: Art & Industry and The liy Wu Gal/cry. Millennium Clock A chance to view Russian mechanical sculptor Eduard Bersudsky’s millennium clock, a kinetic sculpture. measuring nine metres high. Breaking The Surface Until Sun 31 Dec. Over 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 lk-young Kim and robust vessels by Lee Kan t-Hyo. Heaven And Hell And 0t er Worlds Of The Dead Until Sun 11 Feb. Discover beliefs and customs from around the world in an exhibition of the afterlife. Exhibits include a Mercedes- Benz coffin, shamans’ masks, Egyptian grave goods. Mexican festive skeletons and much more.
Celebrating Scotland’s Crafts Until Sun 22 Oct. A display of photographs that focuses on Scotland's indigenous
crafts. featuring historical photographs 1 from [Edinburgh University 's School of Scottish Studies alongside Shannon
7 Tofts‘ images of contemporary makers
E and their work.
Today For Tomorrow: Recent Additions To The National Collections Until Sun 22 ()ct. A selection of recent additions to the permanent collection of contemporary crafts including a papier mache arntlet by Marjorie Schick. a quilted wall hanging by Pauline Burbidge. a ceramic
vessel by Jennifer Lee and baskets by Anna Kin and Lizzie Farey.
Black An White - Ageing In Cultural Diversity Until mid Feb. Age Concern Scotland’s photography project was developed to recognise that images of older people in Scotland must reflect the cultural diversity of our society. Photographers Anthony Bayliss, Jon- Paul Davis, Mick Lange and Annie Park spent months with the older people taking snapshots of their dail life.
The Jackie Stewart Formu a Until Sun 30 Sep 2001. 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 10am—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.
DUNCAN OF JORDANSTONE COLLEGE University of Dundee, 13 Perth Road, 01382 345330. Mon—Fri 9.30am—8.30pm; Sat & Sun 9.30am—4.30pm. Hitec-Lotec Thu 12 Oct—Fri 10 Nov (Cooper Gallery). A three-year project which focuses on the work of designers and makers who combine traditional and modern techniques. Featured artists include Tim Andrews, Janet Stoyel, Marlene Ivey, Gordon Brennan, Nicholas Pryke and Cheryl Welsh. Desire, Delight, Design Until Sat 11 Nov (Lamb Gallery). An exhibition created to identify and promote innovative products originating in the
DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS
152 Nethergate, 01382 432000. Tue—Wed, Sat & Sun 10.30am—5.30pm; Thu 62: 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 to 1989. The work of over 76 artists are brought together including Steven Campbell, David Mach. Alison Watt and Peter Howson. See review.
Albert Square, 01382 432020. Mon$at 10am—5pm; Sun 12.30—4pm; Thu 10am—7pm. Free.
Expressions: Scottish Art 1976-1989 Until Sun 5 Nov. See Dundee Contemporary Arts and review.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE
Old Coach Road, 01355 261000. Mon—Sat 9am—9pm; Sun noon—9pm. Dynamic Growth Until Sun 19 Nov. David Cohen creates sculptural works for the Arts Centre Garden.
THE PARK GALLERY
Callendar Park, 01324 503770. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Public Art Commission Exhibition Sat 14 Oct—Sat 25 Nov. Free. An exhibition detailing the design process involved in two public art pieces commissioned for the new Park Gallery.
THE CHANGING ROOM
35 The Stirling Arcade, 01786 479361. Tue—Sat l lam—4.30pm.
Nonambient Until Sat 18 Nov. Alistair Gentry creates a constantly evolving audio installation constructed from everyday sounds of the town's buildings. vehicles. machines and communications.
SMITH ART GALLERY AND MUSEUM Dumbarton Road, 01786 471917. Tue—Sat 10.30am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Free.
R.H. Morton (1892-1965) Until Sun 31 Dec. Free. The work of Stirling-bom artist Harold Morton is celebrated in an exhibition of oils, sketches and etchings of Scottish landscapes, European travels and portraits of family and friends. A graduate of Edinburgh College of Art and a close friend of Gilles, MacTaggart, Maxwell et a1, Morton was a landscape painter — this is the first exhibition of his life and work.
lectures & events
Saturday Gallery Tours Sat 7 Oct & Sat 14 Oct, 2—2.30pm. Free. CCA at McLellan Galleries. Gallery tours of the Beck’s Futures exhibition.
Sheila Richards and Danny Low Wed 11 Oct, 6pm. The Lighthouse. Advance booking necessary. Sheila Richards and Danny Low present their most recent projects sharing how they are turning part of Glasgow into community spaces. Artist's Talk Thu 12 Oct, 7—8pm. Free. CCA at McLellan Galleries. Advance booking necessary. The artists included in the Beck’s Futures exhibition discuss their work.
Portuguese Art In The 90s Sat 14 Oct, 2pm. Free. Visual Arts Projects, lst floor, 14 King Street, 552 6563. Artist Ross Birrell chairs this round table discussion looking at Portuguese art in the 905 and its relationship to that of the past and Scottish art in the 905. Speakers include artist John Beagles, Anja-Maaike Green, David Santons, Ross Sinclair, Lorna J. Waite and Malcolm Dickson. Soundgaze Sat 14 Oct, 3pm. Free. CCA at McLellan Galleries. Beck Future’s finalist Hayley Hewman presents her performance piece, Soundgaze.
High Pressure Art Auction Until 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 Colle e ofArt students.
Painting 0n Gold Grounds Fri 6 Oct, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Donald Forbes from the National Galleries of Scotland gives a talk.
Le Lever by Balthus Mon 9 Oct, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. Michael Gormley discusses Balthus’ work.
Portrait Miniatures In The National Collection Wed 11 Oct, 12.45pm. Free. National Portrait Gallery. Stephen Lloyd gives a talk.
An Allegory Of The Old And New Testaments Fri 13 Oct, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Hans llolbein the Younger’s work is discussed by Jim Harold from the University of Northumbria.
Marino Marini And Germaine Richier Mon 16 Oct. 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. A talk given by Patrick Elliott.
Falkland And Seton Palaces Wed 18 Oct. 12.45pm. Free. National Portrait Gallery. Duncan Thomson puts Alexander Keirinex’s work under the spotlight.
Gallery Discussion Sat 14 Oct, 2—2.45pm. Free. Dundee Contemporary Arts. Writer John Burnside and artist Will Maclean lead this gallery discussion of the current exhibition.
Morton's Sketching Places Wed 11 Oct. 12.30pm. £4.50 (includes lunch). Smith Art Gallery and Museum. Local historian Dr Ken Mackay gives an illustrated talk on Stirling’s forgotten artist, R.H. Morton.
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