John Miller Gray 1850—1894 Wed 2() Mar. 12.45pm. Nicola Kalinsky gives a talk on the first curator of the Scottish National Portrait (iallery.
Portrait Miniatures From The Dumas Egerton Collection Thu 21 Mar- -Stin l6 Jun. The second in a series of annual exhibitions exploring the world of the portrait miniature drawn from one of the most comprehensive private collections in the world. Over 7() works have been selected from the 5()() strong collection revealing the skill of this delicate artforni. Divided into two parts. the first section looks at the different working methods of the artists including painting in bodycolour on vellum which was prevalent in the l6th and 17th centuries. Part two examines the differing traditions of Scottish. Irish and Iinglish miniaturists as well as the contributions from France. Switzerland and the Low Countries. NEW SHOW.
An Introduction To The Dumas Egerton Collection Of Portrait Miniatures Wed 27 Mar. l2.45pni. Senior curator Stephen Lloyd introduces the Dumas ligerton (‘ollection
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE
l-l New Street. 558 7604. Mon Sat
l lam 6.30pm. l'ntil late on Bongo (‘lub nights.
Behind The Screens l'ntil Tue 26 Mar. Part curated by Stephen Morrison who won a BAI’I‘A Newcomer award for his fantasy film I-‘mg. this exhibition goes behind the scenes of film animation. The show features the animated actors from five films by local Scottish filmmakers illustrating a number of different animation techniques. plus storyboards. out-take still photography and video footage. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.
Constraint Thu 28 Mar- Tue 9 Apr. l‘igurative paintings by New Street studio artist Patti McGonigal. NEW SHOW.
THE NOMADS TENT
2] St Leonard's Lane. 662 1612.
Mon ‘Sat 10am 5pm: Sun nooii- 4pm. Weaving The Future l'ntil Sun 31 Mar. An exhibition bringing together a collection of new carpets froin Afghanistan together with traditional
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75 7‘) (‘umbcrland Street. 557 l()2(). Mon Fri l()am 6pm: Sat l()am 4pm. David Martin l'ntil Wed 27 Mar. Paintings.
Donald Provan l'ntil wed 27 Mar. Paintings.
Helen Smythe t'ntil Wed 27 Mar. Jewellery.
Alison Weightman l'ntil Wed 27 Mar. Ceramics.
l7 l‘) Barclay Place. 477 2933. Tue-Sat l().3()ani~6.30pm.
Mixed Exhibition A changing selection of paintings including reproduction art »— Van (iogh. Dali. Monet. Kandinsky. Miro — originals and work by up-and-coming local artists.
PATRIOTHALL GALLERY (WASPS) Patriothall Stttdios. off-l8 Hamilton Place. 225 I289.
Three Piece Suite tintil Tue ls) Mar (Tue liri noon 6pm: Sat 6'; Stiii noon 4pm). An exhibition of work by lngrid Bell. Jane Murray and Jane Weathcrley resulting from a conversation between the three artists. lAST CHANCE TO SEE.
Robert Crozier l-‘ri 22 Sun 31 Mar. (The l-‘ri noon 6pm: Sat 6'; Stiii
2 4pm). Recent paintings and prints. NLW SHOW.
25 Marchtnont Crescent. 2‘) 2063.
Mon Fri 9am -5.3()piii: Sat l()aine2pm. Mixed Exhibition A photographic gallery and framing workshop featuring a range of framed mounted images with space for local photographers to show their work.
THE QUEEN’S HALL
(‘lerk Street. 667 7776. Mon Sat
An Eye For Music t'ntil Mon 25 Mar. .Marc Marnie's black and white photographic images of some of the world‘s most inlluential musicians. l’amous faces include Miles Davis. Muddy Waters. James Brown. (lil Scott Heron. Liam (iallagher. Jarvis (‘ocker and many more. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.
15 Rutland Square. 22‘) 75-15. Mon—Pri 9am—5pm; Sat I()am~4pm. Edinburgh Architectural Association (EAA) Awards 2001 Until Thu 28 Mar. An exhibition highlighting the range of schemes competing for the [5AA Awards.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 717 l.
GRuth Vollmer - Drawings And Sculpture Stiii 24 Mar Sun 5 May tlnverleith House: Mon 8c Wed- Stiti ll).3()am- 5.30pm). The first-ever l'K showing of drawings and sculpture by the late (ierman-born artist Ruth \‘olliiier. lnlluenced by mathematical patterns in the natural world. Vollmer inspired the likes of Robert Smithson. Sol LeWitt and liva Hesse. Vollmer was in her late 5()s before she had her first one-person exhi- bition and before her success as :1 artist. she had worked on murals and window display s for Bloomingdales and Tiffany s. See preview and l‘lillisl. NEW SHOW. Images From The Garden IV l'ntil Stiii 3] Mar (Exhibition Hall). An exhibition of work produced over the past year by RB(il-Z‘s adult education students featuring botanical illustrations. landscape images. botanical photography. wood engravings and crafts.
ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE (irindlay Street. 248 4848.
Waves l'ntil Fri l5 Mar. Paintings and installation by Jim (‘ursiteii
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings (iallery. l()(l Princes Street. 225 . Mon—Sun l()am 6pm.
Celia Washington t'ntil l-‘ri l2 Apr. New paintings by Madrid-based Scottish artist (‘elia Washington.
l6 Dundas Street. 558 I200. Mon liri l()am 6pm: Sat l()am 4pm.
Paul Reid l'ntil Wed 3 Apr. In his second solo show. l’aul Reid presents four major oil paintings which interprets a myth inspired by reading ()vid. Breaking The Mould t’ntil Wed 3 Apr. (ilass works by Brian (ilassar. head of glass at Gray's School of Art. Aberdeen.
5 Barony Street. 478 7-1-10. Tue—Sat l()am—6pm.
Contemporary Scottish Art 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 Aiiiiaq tribes of (‘entral Asia.
THE SOCIETY OF EUROPEAN ARTISTS
44 High Street. 557 8360. Daily
Mixed Exhibition A changing selection of paintings by predominantly Italian artists. featuring still life. landscapes and figurative. with all works for sale.
THE SOUTHSIDE GALLERY
58 Ratcliffc Terrace. 667 1966. Mon 9am 5pm: Tue Fri 9am 6pm; Sat
Mixed Show l'ntil Ttic 3() Apr. A mixed show of limited edition prints and original paintings.
23 (‘ock‘burn Street. 622 62()(). Tue Sat l()am -5pm.
What’s Mine Is Yours l‘niil Thu 21 Mar. lidinbui'gh ('ollege of Art postgraduate students present a show of work derived from found objects and allocated spaces within the gallery.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY l'niversity of lidinburgh. South Bridge. 650 221 1. Tue Sat l()am 5pm. QBodies Of Substance t'ntil Thu 28 Mar. Three female Berlin-based artists Margaret Hunter. A/ade Koker and Ping Qiu show sculpture. photogra- phy and installation. Their work focuses on a shared concern for the human figure and how it rellects cultural and social change. See review and Hitlist. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.
Jerwood Sculpture Prize t'ntil Thu 28 Mar (round room). The winner of the £20,000 Jerwood Sculpture Pri/e Benedict (‘arpentcr along with the seven shot’llisletl at‘lisls show small-scale maquettes in this touring exhibition. ('arpenter‘s w inning work ('ni'i'c'rvu/ ()l’jt’t‘l will be unveiled at the Jct'wood Sculpture Pai'k at Witley ('ourt iii June this year. 'iASl CHANCE TO SET.
36 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mott l‘t‘i llani 6pm: Sat l().3()am 4pm.
The Edinburgh Studio t'iiiil Sat l() Mar. Recent paintings by Jackie Philip. Spring Exhibition Sat 23 Mar Sat 20 Apr. A Spring selection of paintings by
regular c\hibitors including .loliii Low rie Morrison. Toni Shanks. Toni Watt. (iillian (ioodhcir. lili/abclh Reid and linid l-"oote Watts plus jewellery by Shcana Stephen and sculpture by Walter Aw Ison. Nl".'.' Si l()‘f;
For further information call 52‘) 3930/3682 for a detailed itinerary. Message Sent l'ntil Tue 4 Jim. The Travelling (iallery ’s latest tour is a group show of work by artists w ho c\ploi'c various sy stems of communication. The gallery w ill be stopping off in Moray. Abci‘deeiishire and North Ay r.
TRAVERSE BAR CAFE
'I'raycrse Theatre. ll) ('anibridgc Street. 228 5383.
Journeys t‘iiiil Sat to Mar. An exhibition of photography and textiles by lileanor Macl.eod.
Alastair Mack Sun 17 Mai' Sat 2t) Apr. Paintings and digital prints celebrating the microcosm by Alastair Mack. influenced by 25 years of observing and recording microscopic images.
Various residential homes in Edinburgh. l‘oi' more information call ill.” 52‘) .3953 or click on
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OArt In The Home Thu 2] Sun 24 ck l'Tl 2‘) Stiii 3| Mar. noon -lpiii. This unique collaboratiye art pi'oiccl between lidiiibui'gh ('ollege of Art. the ('ity Art ('entrc. (’ollective (iallery and Yaiiiaguchi institute of (‘ontenipoi‘ai'y Art. concludes the Japan 200] celebrations as artists lroiii Scotland. litirope and Japan create site-spccilic work iii doiiicstic resi- dences in lidinburgli. See preview and llitlist.
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