Intense Scotland by Christoffer Regild on show at The Danish Cultural Institute
THE ROYAL INFIRMARY OF EDINBURGH
The Pelican Gallery, 1 Lauriston Place. For further information call Artlink on 229 3555.
Hidden Talent In The National Health Service Until Mon 22 Jan. An exhibition of work by staff of Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust featuring photographs, embroidery and painting.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE
Landings Gallery, 100 Princes Street, 225 1501. Daily 10am—6pm.
ROSL Arts Scholars Exhibition 2000 Until Thu 30 Nov. The annual ROSL Scholars exhibition features paintings by Todd Narbey (New Zealand) and Pindaro Cabrera (Canada) and video works by Ming Wong (Singapore).
Christopher Gilvan-Cartwright Fri 1 Dec—Fri 12 Jan. Paintings and drawings inspired by travelling experiences in India and Nepal.
ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY
The Mound, 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm.
The Alastair Salvesen Scholarship: Andrew Cranston Exhibition Until Wed 13 Dec. Following a residency in Scandinavia, the winner of the Alastair Salvesen award, Andrew Cranston, shows a collection of paintings created in Norway and Finland.
Visual Arts Scotland 2000 Until Sun 17 Dec. Over 400 works by artists from Scotland and beyond featuringjewellery, tapestry, painting, sculpture, photography and ceramics. This year’s invited artists are David Mach, Maureen Hodge, John Makepeace and David Hiscock.
SCOTTISH POETRY LIBRARY
5 Crichton’s Close, Canongate, 557 2876. Mon—Fri noon—6pm; Sat noon—4pm. Robert Louis Stevenson Celebration Until Sun 31 Dec. A display of books relating to Stevenson on the 150th anniversary of his birth.
Reiach and Hall Architects, 6 Darnaway Street, 225 8444. Mon-Fri 2—5pm. Fraser Stables - Two Porsches Until Wed 13 Dec. Scotland-born, but based in North America, Fraser Stables installs an animated video work for the gallery space. Consisting of a DVD recording projected onto a coloured, wall-mounted lightbox, the ﬁlm focuses on the hands of a person on the steering wheel of a Porsche car. See review.
THE SOUTHSIDE GALLERY
58 Ratcliffe Terrace, 667 1966. Mon 9am—5pm; Tue—Fri 9am—6pm; Sat 10am—5 m.
New Etﬁnburgh Landscapes Throughout Nov. New paintings by Michael McCormack and Ian Duncan.
23 Cockburn Street, 622 6200. Tue—Sat 10am—5 m.
The Arc ibald Campbell and Harley WS Photography Prize Until Sat 27 Jan. An exhibition bringing together the work of eight Scottish artists shortlisted for the Archibald Campbell and Harley WS Photography Prize. A collaboration between the Scottish Arts Council, Archibald Campbell and Harley WS and Stills, a cash prize of £5,000 will be award annually over the next three years to a Scottish-based photographer. Artists are Graham Fagen, Paul Gray, Ilana Halperin, Alison Hayes. Torsten Lauschmann, Tatiana Maria Lund, Alexander & Susan Maris and Scott Myles.
Helen Talbot Until Sat 27 Jan (Cafe Odile at Stills). Kitsch portrait paintings by recent Edinburgh School ofArt Graduate, Helen Talbot.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, 650 2211. Tue—Sat 10am-5pm.
Made Space Until Sat 16 Dec. A touring exhibition featuring the work of contemporary British artists Charles Avery, Margarita Gluzberg, Claude Heath, Alan Johnston and Margaret Priest, each with different approaches to drawing, show new work.
Lucy Orta: Refuge Wear Until Sat 16 Dec. British~born artist Lucy Orta, now based in Paris presents an exhibition of her unique clothing wear. The artist/ designer deals with issues of homelessness, creating outdoor clothing which doubles up as refuge shelters. See review.
The Stones of Pistoia Until Fri 15 Dec. Aurelio Amendola shows a series of photographs documenting the Cathedral Square of Pistoia.
For a detailed itinerary call 0131 529 3930. 10am—5pm.
East Of Eden Until Sat 2 Dec. 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 finishes its tour in Edinburgh stopping off at The Dean Gallery (Thu 30 Dec); The City Art Centre (Fri 1 Dec) and Our Dynamic Earth (Sat 2 Dec).
TRAVERSE BAR CAFE
Traverse Theatre. 10 Cambridge Street. 228 5383. Mon—Wed 10.30am—midnight; Thu—Sat 10.30am-1am; Sun 4pm—midnight. Lovers With Covers Until Wed 20 Dec. Commissioned by Lothian Health, photographic work and video of images produced and developed by ISIS, a support group for HIV+ women.
VALVONA 8r CROLLA
19 Elm Row, 556 6066. Mon—Sat 8am—5pm.
Domenica More-Gordon Until Sun 31 Dec. Drawings.
This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see Edinburgh City Life, page 94.
THE DRAWING ROOM GALLERY
28 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, 243 9365. Mon—Sat 103m-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 complemented 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.
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
42 High Street, 529 4142. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Free.
Snowballs And Runny Noses Until Sat 27 Jan. This exhibition recreates a child’s view of Christmas, complete with woolly jumpers, frozen toes and Christmas stockings.
MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
Chambers Street, 247 4219. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Tue IOam-8pm. £3 (£1.50); children under 18 free.
Save The Children's Festival Of Trees Until Fri 1 Dec A stunning collection of designer Christmas trees goes on display to raise funds for Save the Children. The trees, which have been designed and donated by a range of companies including Bridgewater Pottery, Joseph Bonner Jewellers and the artist Callum Innes, will be auctioned off at a special dinner on Fri 1 Dec.
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: Arr & Industry and The Ivy li'u (Juli ry. Millennium Clock A chance to view Russian mechanical sculptor Eduard Bersudsky's millennium clock. a kinetic sculpture. measuring nine metres high. The Jackie Stewart Formula 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.
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 more.
Black 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 lives. Source Until Sun 7 Jan. New work by over twenty Scottish applied artists has been created as a response to objects found in Scottish Museums. Ranging from metalwork to ceramics, the exhibition featuresjewellery by Dorothy l-iogg, new glass work by Deborah Fladgate and costumes by Suzanne Langston Jones.
From Lahore To Lesmahagow: The Story OfA Sikh Laird Until Sun 18 Feb. The National Museums has commissioned the Sikh artists and twin sisters Rabindra and Amrit Kaur Singh to create six miniature paintings which will be on display in the Royal Museum.
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.
Peoples Of The Coloured Clouds: Images Of Yunnan, China Until Sat 13 Jan (Lamb Gallery). Photographs by Anousk Komslosy taken during a two- year stay in Yunnan Province, China. All proceeds from sales will go towards a tractor for the eople in the area. Masters Exhi ition Sat 2—Fri 8 Dec (Cooper & Lower Foyer Galleries). Annual exhibition of work in progress by masters students in Fine Art and Design.
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.
53 High Street, Queensferry, 331 5545. Mon. Thu, Fri & Sat 10am-1pm & 2.15-5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Free.
Food For Thought A look at children’s diet and eating habits over the past 150 years.
DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS
152 Nethergate, 01382 432000. Tue-Wed, Sat & Sun 10.30am—5.30pm; Thu & Fri 10.30am—8pm. Free. Roderick Buchanan — Players Until Sun 4 Feb. The Glasgow-born artist Roderick Buchanan and recent winner of the Beck’s Futures award, has his first major solo exhibition. Bringing together a substantial collection of work featuring audio, video, photography and sculpture, the shows offers viewers a unique insight into one of Scotland’s finest contemporary artists.
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