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.
Heaven And Hell And Other 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
Today For Tomorrow: Recent Additions To The National Collections Until Sun 22 Oct. A selection of recent additions to the permanent collection of contemporary crafts including a papier maché armlet by Marjorie Schick, a quilted wall hanging by Pauline Burbidge, a ceramic vessel by Jennifer Lee and baskets by Anna King and Lizzie Fare .
Blaclt And 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 daily life.
SHAPING A NATION
Fountainpark, Dundee Street, 229 1706. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am-5pm. Millennium Tapestry Until Sun 12 Nov. Over 100 millennium tapestries produced by more than 20,000 school children throughout Scotland goes on display for the first time. Measuring one metre square, the colourful tapestries depict life in areas of Scotland from a child’s point of view.
Lady Stair’s House, Lady Stair’s Close, 529 4901. Mon-Sat lOam—Spm. 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.
Visual Research Centre, Dundee Contemporary Arts, 152 Nethergate, 01382 348060. Tue—Sun 11.30am—7.30pm.
Edward Summerton: The Strict Nature Reserve Until Fri 27 Oct. A three-week changing installation by Edward Summerton including Cover, an electric chair covered in chintz, Northern Soul, 3 stuffed walrus covered with segs and Camper, a corset made from tent material.
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 Until 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 Egovative products originating in the
DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS
152 Nethergate, 01382 432000. Tue & Wed, Sat & Sun 10.30am—5.30pm; Thu & Fri 10.30am—8pm. Free.
Expressions: Scottish 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.
25—26 Mid Wynd Industrial Estate, 01382 225982. Thu—Sun 1—6pm. Undee Thu 26 Oct—Sun 26 Nov. Keith Farqhuar and Ewan Roberston collaborate to produce new work which explores the symmetry of the former industrial units of the gallery.
Albert Square, 01382 432020. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 12.304pm; Thu 10am-7 m. Free.
Expressions: Scottish Art 1976-1989 Until Sun 5 Nov. See Dundee Contemporary Arts.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
Stenton, 01368 850256. Daily noon—5pm (closed Thtg.
Annette E gar: Paths Delicate, Structures Bold Sun 22 Oct-Wed 15 Nov. New paintings by Annette Edgar featuring works inspired by a recent trip to Andalucia.
Alastair Fiddes Watt: New Works Sun 22 Oct—Wed 15 Nov. Oils and pastels of ‘organic’ still lifes by the East Lothian- based artist, Alastair Fiddes Watt.
THE PARK GALLERY
Callendar Park, 01324 503770. Moanat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Handbag Until Sat 11 Nov. 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 ForA 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 from paper pulp reveals its proper function when illuminated. Public Art Commission Exhibition Until Sat 25 Nov. 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 Ham—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. See review.
lectures & events
Murray Russell Mon 23 Oct, 12.45pm. £2. The Lighthouse. Murray Russell presents this lunchtime seminar which looks at ‘Private Low Density Housing.’ Gallery Talk Wed 25 Oct, 1pm. Free. Hunterian Art Gallery. Curator Peter Black talks about the work of the Dutch printmaker, Nono Reinhold.
Whistler And Holland Wed 25 Oct, 5.30pm. Free. Hunterian Art Gallery. Dr Friek Heijbroek discusses the Whistler and Holland exhibition.
Exhibition Talk Sat 28 Oct, 2pm. Free. Gallery of Modern Art. An informal talk on the current exhibition of work by Colombian artist Fernando Arias. Paintings On Railings Sat 28 & Sun 29 Oct. Free. Glasgow Botanic Garden. Open air art fair.
Gallery Talks Wed 1 Nov, 1pm. Free. Hunterian Art Gallery. Curator Pamela Roberston talks about the current exhibition, Whistler and Holland.
The Landsca es Of Provence, Cezanne An Van Gogh Fri 20 Oct,
12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Paul Stirton from Glasgow University discusses the landscape paintings of Cezanne and Van Gogh. Friends Or Foes‘I: Artists and Academics In Contemporary Scotland Fri 20 Oct, 9.45am—4.30pm. £12. Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22—26 George Street, 240 5000. Advanced booking necessary. A one-day symposium aims to bring together representatives from a wide range of arts and to focus on the relationship between academics and critics. Speakers include broadcaster and journalist Colin Bell, Alasdair Gray, Giles Havergal, Duncan Macmillan, Andrew Patrizio and Murray Grigor. Tourists Mon 23 Oct, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. Robin Baillie discusses Duane Hanson’s life- size figures of two tourists.
Vision For Edinburgh Tue 24 Oct, 7pm. £3. RIAS Gallery. Ian Wall, director of the EDI Group, a property development company, will outline his three visions for Edinburgh: Wester Hailes Town Centre, Edinburgh Park and Princes Street Galleries.
Working On 'Wish I Was Here' Wed 25 Oct, 12.45pm. Free. National Portrait Gallery. David Williams talks about his contribution to the Wish I Was Here exhibition.
Philip Braham Wed 25 Oct, 2pm. Free. Talbot Rice Gallery. Braham will be in the gallery to discuss his work currently on show.
National CPD Events Thu 26 Oct, 12.30—5pm. £45. EICC, 150 Morrison Street, 300 3000. For further information and booking contact the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland, 15 Rutland Square, Edinburgh, EH1 ZBE. Tel: 0131 229 7545; fax: 0131 228 2188; email: email@example.com. After a spate of construction injuries and deaths, the ‘Designing For Health And Safety’ conference looks at what designers should be doing to effectively deal with Health & Safety in design.
Focus: Making Headway As A Visual Artist Fri 27—Tue 31 Oct, noon-5pm. Free. Royal Scottish Academy. Phone to reserve a place on 0131 557 2354. A three-day series of seminars and workshops which address the problems facing visual artists today organised by the Scottish Society of Artists. Speakers include artists, curators and representatives from the Scottish Arts Council, AN and Northern Arts. Open to students and recent graduates.
’The Proudest Man In England' Fri 27 Oct. 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Sir Joshua Reynolds’ portrait of Master Alexander Hamilton is discussed by Martin Postle from Tate Britain.
The Blue Flower, The Blue Sail Mon 30 Oct, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. Artist and publisher Alec Finlay gives a talk.
Philosophical Friends? Wed 1 Nov, 12.45pm. Free. National Portrait Gallery. A talk b Nicola Kalinsky.
Keith T ompson Thu 2 Nov, 7pm. Free. Edinburgh Printmakers. Thompson talks about his work currently on show in the gallery.
Introductory Talk Sat 21 Oct, 2—2.30pm. Free. Dundee Contemporary Arts. An introduction to the current exhibition, Expressions: Scottish Art 1976—1989.
Gallery Talk Sun 22 Oct, 2—3pm. Free. McManus Galleries. A gallery talk with Bill Hare, an expert on Scottish art in the
Gallery Talks Wed 25 Oct, 2-3pm. Free. Duncan of Jordanstone College. Designer Dr Nigel Marshall and Marlene Ivey talk about their work and traditional textile techniques and the use of new materials.
Gallery Discussion Sat 28 Oct, 2—2.45pm. Free. Dundee Contemporary Arts. Artists Glen Onwin and Eileen Lawrence lead this gallery discussion.
STENTON EAST LOTHIAN
Star Shelter, oi/ on linen, 25 x 30 cm, Annette Edgar
ANNETTE EDGAR Paths Delicate, Structures Bold
ALASTAIR FIDDES WATT: New Works
Preview Sunday 22 October at 2.45 pm (ends 15 November) Open six days a week (closed Thursdays) from 12 noon to 5 pm Further details available now on www.stentongallery.com
Tel 01368 850 256
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