And Design A gallery and shop featuring a changing selection of hand- woven and embroidered rugs and textiles from the Turkmen. L'zbek. Beluch and Aimaq tribes of Central Asia. On display during March and April is a collection of early prayer rugs.

THI SOUTHSIDI OALLIRY 58 Ratcliffe Terrace. 667 1966. Mon 9am—5pm; Tue—Fri 9am—6pm: Sat 10am—5pm.

Mixed Show Until Thu 31 May. A wide variety ofcontemporary prints.


23 Cockburn Street. 622 6200. Tue-Sat 10am—5pm.

I’m A Stranger Hero Myself Until Sat 16 Jun. New work by fifteen Scotland-based artists who were selected from an open invitation and given free access to the gallery‘s Richard Hough Resource Centre for one year. Featured artists include Nicky Bird. Beagles and Ramsay. Paul Gray. Angus Hood. Crystal Collins and Rebecca Milling.


Roseneath Place. 669 1376.

Illlo Van Den Borgon - Roochlng Through The Bars Sun 13 May. 7—9pm. £6 (£3). To reserve a place call 0131 669 1376. A talk and video about Elija‘s work with Native American prisoners and Native American contemporary art. Part of Arte Gras Festival 200/.

TALBOT RIOI OALLIRY University of Edinburgh. South Bridge. 650 221 1. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm.

Alon Dovlo Small Paintings 1040-2000 Until Sat 26 May. To celebrate the 80th birthday of the Grangemouth-born artist. Alan Davie, an exhibition of small paintings from 1940—2000. together with ten major new works and a triptych gifted to the gallery by the artist.

I: Arnold at the round room Until Sat 26 May. To launch the gallery's new project and exhibition space. the round room. small sci-1i paintings by the late Liz Arnold who sadly died of cancer last month. Gallery Talk Sat 12 May. 3pm. Dr Andrew Patrizio. director of research at Edinburgh College ofArt will be in conversation with Pat Fisher. round room talks Sat 12 May. 1pm. Pat Fisher gives a talk on the work of the late Liz Arnold.


36 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri 1 1am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.

Kon Ferguson Sat 12—Sat 26 May. Recent paintings featuring landscapes of mountains and islands off the west

coast of Scotland.


Further information and a detailed itinerary can be obtained by phoning 529 3930/529 3682.

Wlsh I Was Here Until Sat 2 Jun. First seen at the National Portrait Gallery. the Travelling Gallery goes on tour with an exhibition of portraits commissioned from six Scottish photographers. of the 25 poets who have contributed to a new pocket book anthology.


Traverse Theatre. 10 Cambridge Street. 228 5383. Mon—Wed 10.30am—midnight; Thu—Sat 10.30am—1am; Sun 4pm-midnight. Fromospottlng Ixhlbltlon Until 12 May. In association with Beck’s.

The List presents an exhibition of work

by young Scottish photographers whose work has appeared in the magazine over the last year.

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Albion Business Centre. 78 Albion Road. 661 7964.

James Lumsden and Andrew Mackenzie Sat 1‘) 8.: Sun 20 May. noon—5pm. An open studios weekend featuring an exhibition of new work by Edinburgh-based painters James Lumsden and Andrew Mackenzie.

Edinburgh Museums

This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see Edinburgh City Life, page 102.


28 Charlotte Square. Edinburgh. 24.3 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 2()th century Scottish paintings featuring work by Peploe. Hunter and (‘adell Displayed in a domestic setting. the works are complemented by a collection of Regency furniture. MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD

42 High Street. 529-1142. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm.

Out To Play L'iitil Sat 2 Jun. This exhibition looks at the changing nature of childhood games from the past to the present day. Pcey'er. bools. tig and diablo are just some of the games played before the invention of computer games and television and there will also be some old reproduction games for children to try out.

MUSEUM OF EDINBURGH (Formerly Huntly House). 142 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Packed with historic artefacts. this restored 16th century mansion tells the story of Edinburgh‘s past and its people and houses important collections of Edinburgh silver and glass. Scottish pottery and shop signs.

Conservation In A World Heritage City Wed 16 May. 12.30pm. Will Garret. group leader for Conservation and Design at City of Edinburgh Council gives a lunchtime lecture.

Shirts, Sheets, Napkins And Napery Wed 23 May. 10aiii—nooii. Vanessa Habib. textile historian and Keeper of Social History at the City of Edinburgh Council leads this study workshop which looks at a linen weaver's work in 18th century Edinburgh.


Newhaven Harbour. 551 4165. Mon—Sun noon—5pm.

Hidden Treasures: Volunteer

Work Of Newhaven People Past And Present t'iiiil Mon 31 Dec. The l'tiilcd Nations‘ Year of the Volunteer is celebrated in this exhibition which looks at the tradition of yolunteei‘ing in the \ewliayen community.


53 High Street. Quecnsferry'. 331 55—15. Mon. Thu. Fri & Sat 10am lpiii a 2.15—5pm; Sun noon -5piii. Free. Food For Thought A look at children's diet and eating habits oy er the past 151) years.


2 ('liaiiibers Street. 247 421‘). Mon Sat lilam 5pm (Tue 8pm); Sun noon 5pm. Free. A l‘)th century iiiuseuiii housing international collections of natural history. geology. science. technology and the dccoratiye arts. plus two permanent exhibitions: Art A" Industry and T/H' /i'y' llii (iii/{my Millennium Clock A chance to view Russian mechanical sculptor liduard llersudsky”s millennium clock. a kinetic sculpture. measuring nine metres high.

The Jackie Stewart Formula l'iitil Sun 3(1Sep 2001. Jackie Stewart 0131". and the National Museums of Scotland haye joined forces for the first time to create this unique recreation of the 199‘) Stewart liord l’it (iai'age. .\ must for all (hand l’riy fans.

Silk Roads: Glimpses Of Central Asia but” Stiii l Jtil. Recently acquired contemporary textiles and crafts from ('entral Asia. Barley l'titil Sun 211 May. Duncan Anderson. head of photography at the National .\luseuiiis portrays the production of barley from its sow mg to its end products. in this iiiforiiiatiye photographic exhibition.

Awesome Insects l‘ntil Sun 2 Sep.

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Know n to most as creepy craw lies. this eyhibitioii proy ides a balanced piofile o1 this rich and diyerse group o1 aiiiiiials.

Tutankhamun's Wardrobe t‘iiiil Sun 1 Jill. Since the early I‘Ntls. the Stitching 'l‘eytilc Research Centre iii l.eideii with the Egyptian Museum iii (‘airo has been carry iiig out research on the clothing touiid iii 'l‘utaiikhaiiiuii‘s 'l'oiiib ()ii show at the Museum. are replica garments including loiiicloths. tuiiics. gloyes and footwear. based on those totiiid. along with original eycayatioii photogiaplis

Stone Cut: Wood Cut t'iitil Sun 111 .ltlll New work by pi'iiitiiiakei l’aul l‘lll‘llt‘;lll\ created during his Year of the .‘\1'll\il'L‘\ltlL'lle‘} at the Museums 111 January. l-‘iiriieaiiy specialises 111 woodblock printing and this new body of work is inspired the Museum of Scotland building and its collection. Meeting Points: New Works In Fibre iii 18 May Sun 23 Sep, The first in a series o1 cyliibitioiis to mark the Japan l5estiyal 211111. .-\ collaboration between si\ teytiles artists from Scotland and sis from Japan. the exhibition aims to highlights the strong tradition of teytiles skills in both countries featuring a display of hanging pieces. tapestries. sculptures and computer images.


Lady Stair's House. Lady Stair's Close. 529 4901. Mon—Sat ltlani- 5pm. l-‘ree. Letters Home t'ntil Sat 30 Jun. Poetry and prose by members of the ('realiy'e Writing Workshop of Bethany (‘hristiaii 'l‘rust. an lidinburgli—based charity who help the homeless.



('ity' Square. (11382 43-19-11).

Future Homes: Sustainable Design In The 21st Century Thu 17 & Hi 18 May. 'l'hu

9.30am 5.45pm; l‘il'l3.45111119(),lilp111. rm- further information contact

RlAS on (1131 22‘)75~15.x\two-day conference organised by the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland which looks at themes of hoiisiiig and sustainability.


l'iiiy'ersity of Dundee. 1.3 Perth Road. 111382 3453311, Mon l‘l'l

9.30am 3.31).)111; Sat tk Sun 9.30am«1.30pm.

Stephen Newton 1'ntil Sat 1‘) May (Cooper and lamb (ialleries l. Paintings by Stephen Newton which employ layer upon layer of paint to create works which are rich in texture. His paintings are shown alongside a suite of ieceiit etchings.

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