ART listings



Kelvin Hall, 1 Bumhouse Road, 287 2720. Mon-Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun 11am-5pm. Free.

Exploring Space Until Sat 18 Nov. Free. Everything you ever wanted to know about space comes to the Museum, on loan from the Stevenage Museum, with support from Matra Marconi Space and Hertfordshire Museums. The exhibition focuses on astronomy, space exploration, constellations, the planets and the possibility of extraterrestrial life.

PAISLEY MUSEUM 8i ART GALLERIES High Street, 889 3151. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm. Free.

Elephant Until Sun 5 Nov. From the elephant-head god to Ganesha to Babar the Elephant, this interactive exhibition looks at the importance of the elephant in today’s environment and world cultures. Hands-on exhibits include tusks and teeth and a programme of workshops are on offer for the younger gallery visitor.

PEOPLE'S PALACE 8: WINTER GARDEN Glasgow Green, 554 0223. Mon—Thu & Sat lOam—5pm; Fri & Sun 11am—5pm. Moving Pictures That Now Stand Still Until Sun 3 Dec. Paintings and sculpture by Andrew Hay inspired by his childhood memories of going to the cinema in the 19505 and his Irish Catholic background.


Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, 616 6410. Mon-Sun 10am—5pm. £3.20 (£2.20); family ticket £8.60. Bronzes Until Tue 31 Oct. An exhibition of bronze sculptures drawn from the Stirling Maxwell bequest.

SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM Museum Of Education, 225 Scotland Street, 287 0500. Mon-Thu & Sat lOam—Spm; Fri & Sun llam—Spm. Free. Showcase 2000 Until Sun 7 Jan. A showcase of the prize-winning works from the Trades House of Glasgow’s craft competition, featuring jewellery, fashion, furniture, product design, floral art, industrial design, cake decoration and photography.


Kings Inch Road, 886 1013. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 11am-5pm.

Bringing Home The Bacon - 100 Years In The Lives Of Scottish Merchant Seamen Until Sun 4 Feb. An exhibition looking at the experiences of Scotland’s merchant seamen over the last century, featuring contributions from past seamen.


2 Castle Street, 553 2557. Mon-Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun 11am—5pm. Free.

The Man Walks Among Us Until Sun 1 Apr. To mark the millennium, Glasgow Museums have commissioned Kenny Hunter to create an image of Jesus for the let century. Hunter was selected from a shortlist of six artists.

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 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 II field telephones.

B4 THE LIST t9 Oct-2 Nov 2000

Material matters: Hand painted linen wall hanging by Jane Keith on show at The Hub



20a Dundas Street, 557 5002. Mon-Fri 11am—5pm; Sat lOam—lpm. Abstract/Landscapes Until Sat 21 Oct. The Edinburgh Gallery’s newest Space opens with an exhibition of work by four Edinburgh College of Art graduates: Jade Stout; Kirsty Smith; Lilly Palmer; Ewa Irena Polanek and Elin Huws, and Glasgow School of Art graduate Colin Park.


26 Bridge Street, Musselburgh, 665 8473. Sat—Wed 11am—5pm.

Venus Rising Until Sat 21 Oct. New work by a group of artists, Venus Rising, comprising paintings by Brenda Drew, Miriam Vickers and Meg Watson; textiles by Ruby Camdale and text by Morelle Smith.


6 Dundas Street, 557 4050. Mon—Fri lOam—6 m; Sat 11am—2pm.

Scottis Artists Until Tue 14 Nov. A selection of paintings by Scottish artists.


George IV Bridge, 225 5584. Mon-Thu 10am—8pm; Fri lOam—5pm; Sat 9am—1pm.

Brief And lncensed Realm Until Sat 28 Oct (Fine Arts Department). Photographs and montages by Sean Cartwright.


2 Market Street, 529 3993. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm. Free.

Old Town, New Story Until Sat 6 Jan. Residents of Edinburgh’s Old Town worked with anists from home and abroad to create a new map of the city. Using puppet—making, felt-making, batik, photography, digital technology and video, the past, present and future of the Old Town is represented.

Carnivalesque Sat 21 Oct—Sat 16 Dec. The carnival atmosphere in Western Art from the middle ages to the present day is explored in this exhibition. Featured in the display are medieval woodcuts, paintings and prints by Bruegel, James Gillary and Francisco Goya and contemporary work in the form of video work by Leigh Bowery and Paul McCarthy and sculpture by Louise Bourgeois.


10 Royal Terrace, 556 1010. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat by appointment. Mixed Exhibition Until Wed 29 Nov. Paintings from stock including works by George Houston, J .D. Fergusson, Maclauchlan Milne and PW. Adam.


77 Clerk Street, 622 7236. Mon—Sat noon-1am; Sun 12.30pm-lam. Mixed Exhibition A changing exhibition of gothic art including sculpture, drawing, photography and paintings by local artists.


19 Blair Street, 220 0125. Daily lOam—lam.

She Until Tue 31 Oct. Black and white female portraits by photographer Jannica Honey.


22-28 Cockburn Street, 220 1260. Wed—Sat 11am—6pm; Sun l—5pm. New Work Scotland Programme Ill Until Sun 12 Nov. The final part of the New Work Scotland Programme featuring the work of Katy Dove, Mick Peter and Ailie Rutherford.


1 Hanover Street, 226 4814 and 35 Shandwick Place, 221 9306. Mon$at 8am—8pm; Sun 10am—6pm.

Kate Millar Until Mon 30 Oct. Drawings and paintings by Kate Millar (Edinburgh College of Art).


88 Hanover Street, 220 4403. Mon—Sat 10am-10pm; Sun noon-7pm.

Karen Stephenson Until Fri 3 Nov. New work.


3 Doune Terrace, 225 7189. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm.

Copenhagen's New Town Until Fri 27 Oct. Danish architectural photographer Jens Lindhe presents an exhibition of photographs of the busy district of Frederiksstaden in Copenhagen, which like Edinburgh’s New Town, was created in the middle of the 18th century.


Belford Road, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat lOam-Spm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. Situated opposite the National Gallery of Modern Art, the Dean Gallery is entirely devoted to art of the 20th century. Formerly a 19th century orphanage, it houses a large collection of work by Eduardo Paolozzi, as well as outstanding works drawn from the National Galleries’ Dada and Surrealist collections, plus works by Giacometti, Picabia, Max Ernst and others. The upper galleries are given over to temporary exhibitions.


27 Queensferry Street, 220 4150. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm; Sun noon-4pm.

Alan Sutherland Until Tue 31 Oct. Drawings of Edinburgh.


6a Dundas Street, 558 9363. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am—1pm.

Imants Vecozols Until Sat 28 Oct. New paintings by this Latvian artist.

EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place, 221 6000. Mon—Thu 10am—8pm; Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 10am—2pm.

Owen Logan Until Sat 28 Oct (Andrew Grant Gallery). Edinburgh-based photographer shows work from Bloodlines, a series of black and white photographs which captures the Italian immigration to Scotland.

abc . . . goes public Until Sat 21 Oct (Sculpture Court). An exhibition of art and design by twenty participants from the Albion Road Business Centre. Karen Kirkwood Wed l-Thu 23 Nov (Andrew Grant Gallery). Kirkwood presents an exhibition of paintings which reference the relationship between the forces at work in the universe.


18a Dundas Street, 557 5227. Mon—Fri llam—Spm; Sat 10am—lpm.

Hugh McIntyre Until Sat 21 Oct. Landscape paintings.

Des Gorman and Wilma Dunbar Tue 31 Oct—Tue 7 Nov. Paintings.

EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS 23 Union Street, 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm. Recent Work Sat 21 Oct-Sat 18 Nov. Invited artists Charlie MacQueen, Simon Laurie, Roberto Gonzalez Fernandez, Graham Fagin and Moyna Flannigan present an exhibition of new work roduced in the studio. eith Thompson Sat 21 Oct—Sat 18 Nov. Using glass and light. Thompson creates the human form.


88 Lothian Road, 229 5932. Sun—Thu lOam—11.30pm; Fri & Sat 10am—12.30am.

Madly Famous Until Sun 5 Nov. Portraits of celebrity psychiatric service users by Jolie Goodman.