Art listings

Edinburgh Galleries continued THE VILLAGE

16 Sotith Fort Street. 478 7810. Mon—Sat l lam—11.45pm; Sun 12.30—1 1.45pm. Ria Annand L'ntil Sat 13 Apr. An exhibition of paintings exploring colour and form by Ria Annand.


(formerly Malcolm lnnes Gallery). 4 Dundas Street. 558 9544/5. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 1 lam—1pm.

Spring Exhibition L'ntil Sun 14 Apr. Scottish Victorian paintings from 1840—1920 featuring oils. watercolottrs and prints.

Edinburgh Museums

This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see Edinburgh Life, page 103. MUSEUM OF EDINBURGH (formerly Huntly House). 142 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

The Toun’s Time limit Sat 4 May. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the operation of the time ball on Calton Hill‘s Nelson Monument. this exhibition looks at the invention and features information of the One ()‘Clock Gun. public and pillar clocks and other aspects of time around the town.

MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 247 4219. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun noon—5pm: Tue 10am—8pm.

Relief And Revolution: The St Andrew’s Society Of Philadelphia L’ntil Sun 30 Jun 2002. This exhibition looks at Scottish immigration to North

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America and the founding of the St Andrew‘s Society of Philadelphia. set up in 1747 to care for the sick immigrant Scots.


Newhaven Harbour. 551 4165. Mon—Sun noon-4.45pm.

They’re Handed Doon L'ntil Tue 31 Dec. An exhibition looking at the history of the Paisley shawl and their adoption by Newhaven tishwives. OUEENSFERRY MUSEUM 53 High Street. Queensferry. 331 5545. Mon. Thu. Fri & Sat l()am—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.

ROYAL MUSEUM 2 Chambers Street. 247 4219. Mon—Sat l()am— 5pm (Tue 8pm); Sun noon—5pm. Free.

Millennium Clock A chance to view Russian mechanical sculptor Eduard Bersudsky‘s millennium clock. a kinetic sculpture. measuring nine metres high. Textile Treasures: Caring For A Collection L'ntil Mon 6 May. A collection of European wall hangings and decorative textiles spanning the 17th and 18th centuries. The centrepiece of the exhibition is crcwelwork hangings of 1719 with the monogram of the ()1d Pretender. Other key exhibits include a Kinghorne carpet made around 1620 and two embroideries dated 1637 showing scenes from the Life ()f7'lze iii-gin made for one of the Catholic courtiers at Charles 1 court.

Prehistoric Japan: The Archaeological Collections Of Neil Gordon Munro tintil Sun 14 Apr. A collection of prehistoric Japanese artefacts discovered by Neil Gordon Munro. a Scottish medical doctor resident in Japan at the beginning of the 20th century.

Scottish Sports Hall Of Fame L'ntil Wed 31 Jul. An exhibition highlighting the 100 nominations for possible introduction into the first Scottish Sports Hall of Fame at the Royal Museum. From now until June next year. visitors will be invited to nominate their own choices which will then be counted and submitted to ajudging panel who will choose 50 of the Nation’s favourite sporting figures for inclusion in the first ever permanent hall of fatne. You can also vote on-Iine Slice L'ntil Sun 31 Mar. Contemporary silverware from the collection of Seymour Rabinovitch featuring over 40 broad-bladed servers or slices by British and American silversmiths. Testimony Of The Rocks: Hugh Miller 1902-1856 ['ntil Mon 3 Jun. An exhibition celebrating the bicentenary of Hugh Miller. archetypal Scot. self- tattght stonemason. pioneering folklorist. fossil collector. protagonist in the early evolutionary debate. free church activist and Edinburgh newspaper editor. The exhibition features rare objects. manuscripts. photographs. books. pamphlets and the fossils which made Miller famous as a geologist.

Dr John Adamson: Photographic Pioneer Sat 23 Mar—Sun 26 May. Jolm Adamson was one of the pioneering photographic chemists in Scotland. who first emerged as an impressive photographer in the 1850s. The elder brother of the better known Robert Adamson who fortned half of the famous photographic partnership with David ()ctavius Hill. this exhibition features original prints from a collection of albums put together by John .»\damson. NEW SHOW.

WRITERS’ MUSEUM Lady Stair's llouse. Lady Stair's Close. 529 4901. Mon Sat 10am 5pm. Free.

A Revolutionary Writer: Lewis Grassic Gibbon 1901-1935 Until Sat 13 Apr. A documentary exhibition looking at the life and work of one of Scotland‘s greatest 20th century writers. Lewis Grassic Gibbon (1901—1935). author of the classic Sunset Sung.


University of Dundee. 13 Perth Road. ()1382 345330.

Eartth Paradise Until Fri 29 Mar. This exhibition of artefacts. paintings and prints selected frotn the University of Dundee Museum Collections alongside works by contemporary artists. aims to create a dialogue between those of a religious/artistic background in a gallery context. Scottish Arts Council Bequest Until Fri 15 Mar (Lamb Gallery). An exhibition highlighting the Scottish Art Council‘s award of 175 post-war Scottish works of art to the University of Dundee Museum collection. Featured artists include liduardo Paolozzi and lilizabeth Blackadder. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.

Futures Fri 15 Mar—Thu 25 Apr (Cooper Gallery). The results of workshop with schoolchildren working the electronic imaging students Alec ()hnstad and Lynne Granger. Portraits And Presentations Mon 25 Mar—Fri 17 May (Lamb Gallery). Portraits drawn from the L'niversity of Dundee Museum collections featuring works by Sir George Reid. Alberto Morrocco and Mclntosh Patrick.


152 Nethergale. 01382 909900. Tue—Wed. Sat & Sun 10.30am—5.30pnt; Thu 84 Fri 10.30am—8pm.

‘the eye of the beholder’ Until Sun 7 Apr (Galleries 1 & 2). Dividing the galleries into five rooms. tive internationally emerging artists examine the perception of beauty in new and recent works. Polly Apfelbaum (L'SA) creates brightly coloured fabric: Atilla Csorgo (Hungary) transforms the space with light; Rivane Neuenschwander (Brazil) presents a film piece: Yoshihiro Suda (Japan) presents meticulously hand— carved wooden flowers and Vibeke Tandbcrg (Norway) questions the beauty of the portrait photograph in Faces.

Gallery Talks Sat 23 Mar. 2pm (Gallery 1 ). An informal tour of ‘the eye of the beholder" exhibition with DCA curator Katrina Brown.

Jessie Higginson and Sylvia Kerr Until Sun 14 Apr (()ne Five Two). Ceramics by Jessie Higginson incorporating her trademark stripes in shades on blue and silver and 18c gold jewellery inspired by wrought iron and cast iron work.

Kathryn Maxwell - Connections L'ntil Sun 14 Apr (Print Studio). Religion. death and genetics are explored in this exhibition of prints by Kathryn Maxwell. an artist and professor at Arizona State University.


Albert Square. ()1382 432084. Mon-(Sat 10.30am 5pm; Sun 12.30-4pm; Thu 10.30am 7pm. £2. The Royal Scottish Society Of Painters In Watercolours t'ntil Sttn 17 Mar. The RSW comes to Dundee for the first time in 50 years for their l22nd annual exhibition. Artists include Iilizabeth Blackadder. Ian McKenzie Smith. Philip Reeves and Barbara Rae. plus the work of young

artists from across Scotland. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.

RSW Adult Art Sessions Thu 14 Mar. 5.45—6.45pm. £2. Take a guided tour of the RSW exhibition. see some of the techniques used in the show and then try your hand at watercolour painting.

RSW Guided Tours Thu 14 Mar. 6pm. Advance booking necessary. Guided tour of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours annual exhibition.

VISUAL RESEARCH CENTRE Dundee Contemporary Arts. 152 Nethergate. 01382 348060. Wed -Fri 10.30am—5.30pm: Sat & Sun 12.30—5.30pm.

Audio Arts (1973-2001) L'ntil Thu 18 Apr (Centre for Artist Books). An exhibition highlighting the work of Audio Arts magazine on cassette who since 1973 have published nineteen volumes of recordings which debate the theory and practice of contemporary art. Paul Rooney - New Work Tue 26 Mar-Sat 6 Apr. Paul Rooney's presents a selection of recent collaborative projects including a audio guide for a chairlift. music video. old master paintings and record covers. Rooney worked with the Stars In Their Eyes audience warm tip man. a hotel concierge. a barmaid. a choir and an office worker to produced these works.


Outside the Cities

East Lothian


Stenton. 01368 850256. Daily noon—5pm (closed Thu).

Ethel Walker L'ntil Wed 3 Apr. New paintings.

Woman Of The Dunes L'ntil Wed 3 Apr. Woodblock prints and ceramic panels by Campbell Sandilands who studied the ancient tradition of calligraphy under Shingai Tanaka in Japan. The result is a subtle fusion of traditional and contemporary techniques.

St Andrews


93 North Street. 01334 474610. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-—-5pm. Sarah Beadsmoore and David Jones Fri 15 Mar—Sun 5 May. Woven silk textiles in subtle colours by Sarah Beadsmoore and sculptural raku vessels by David Jones. NEW SHOW.

Class - Aileen Stackhouse Fri 15 Mar—Sun 5 May. An installation examining the process of life drawing. Saving Face - Conserving The Art Collections Of The University Of St Andrews Fri 15 Mar- Sun 5 May. An exhibition examining the conservation of some of the University's fine art works. damaged in different ways. which have been successfully conserved.



35 The Stirling Arcade. 01786 479361. Tue-Sat l lam-4.30pm.

Autumn Rhythm Film Thu 14 Sat 23 Mar. Torsten Lauschmann’s new film work is assembled and generated while it is viewed in real time. ‘Resembling the artist's own confused audio-visual memory" the film includes artworks. sketches. music and personal documents. NEW SHOW.

TV Swansong Wed 20 Mar.

3.45 ~9pm. A live webcasl of'1‘\' Swansong's new art project featuring eight commissioned works that reflect on the current state of flux in television. To access the webcast. visit the projection at the gallery or log on to www.swansongtv.