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. Belueh and Aimaq tribes of Central Asia.
Reiach and Hall Architects. 6 Damaway Street. 225 8444. Mon—Fri 2—5pm.
Ruth Vollmer 1903-1982 Until Tue 23 Apr. Two works by Ruth Vollmer. to coincide with the major exhibition of drawings and sculpture on show at lnverleith House. See Royal Botanic Garden.
THE SOCIETY OF EUROPEAN ARTISTS
44 High Street. 557 8360. Daily l()am—6pm.
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 Ratcliffe Terrace. 667 1966. Mon 9am—5pm; Tue—Fri 9am—6pm: Sat l()am—5pm.
Mixed Show Until Tue 3() Apr. A mixed show of limited edition prints and original paintings.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. South Bridge. 650 221 l. Tue—Sat l()am—5pm.
0 D.O. Hill And The Art Of Portrait Photography Sat 13 Apr—Sat 18 May (Upper floor of the White Gallery). Forming part of the national festival celebrating the bicen- tenary of 19111 century Scottish pioneer of portrait photography. David Octavius Hill. this exhibition docu- ments how the medium of photography evolved. See Hitlist. NEW SHOW. Alan Shipway: Archangel Sat 13 Apr—Sat 18 May (White Gallery). Abstract paintings by Edinburgh-based artist Alan Shipway alluding to art history. architecture and the continuity of modernism. NEW SHOW. Christine Goodman Sat l3 Apr—Sat 18 May (round room). Perth- based artist Christine Goodman creates an installation for the round room. NEW SHOW.
Artist’s Talk Wed 24 Apr. 2pm. Alan Shipway is in conversation with assistant curator Pat Fisher. TORRANCE GALLERY
36 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri
l 1am—6pm: Sat l().3()am—4pm. Spring Exhibition L'ntil Sat 20 Apr. A spring selection of paintings by regular exhibitors including John Lowrie Morrison. Tom Shanks. Tom Watt. Gillian Goodheir. Elizabeth Reid and Enid Foote Watts plus jewellery by Sheana Stephen and sculpture by Walter Awlson.
For further information call 52‘) 3930/3682 for a detailed itinerary. Message Sent tintil Tue 4 Jun. The Travelling Gallery‘s latest tour is a group show of work by artists who explore various systems of communication. Featured artists include Beverley Hood.
Christian Marclay. Jenny Hogarth. Judy Spark. Malcolm Brown and Wraptheworld. The gallery will be stopping off at Scotstoun Leisure Centre (Thu 1 1 Apr. 9am—4pm): Clackmannanshire (Mon 15. Thu 18 & Fri 1‘) Apr) and Perth & Kinross (Mon 22 & Wed 24 Apr).
TRAVERSE BAR CAFE
Traverse Theatre. 10 Cambridge Street. 228 5383.
Alastair Mack tintil Sat 20 Apr. Paintings and digital prints celebrating
the microcosm by Alastair Mack. influenced by 25 years of observing and recording microscopic images.
The Painted Dream Sun 21—Sai 18 May. Paintings by Hannah Tracey.
16 South Fort Street. 478 7810. Mon—Sat l lam-l 1.45pm; Sun
Ria Annand tintil Sat 13 Apr. An exhibition of paintings exploring colour and form by Ria Annand.
Soul Reflections Sun 14 Apr-Sat 18 May. A collection of works in mixed media by Subie Coleman. NEW SHOW.
(formerly Malcolm lnnes Gallery). 4 Dundas Street. 558 9544/5. Mon-Fri l()am—6pm: Sat 1 1am— 1 pm.
Spring Exhibition t’ntil Sun 14 Apr. Scottish Victorian paintings from
1840— 1920 featuring oils. watercolours and prints.
Mixed Exhibition Sttn l4 Apr-Wed 1 May. Sporting and natural history paintings. NEW SHOW.
This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see Edinburgh Life, page 106.
THE DRAWING ROOM GALLERY
28 Charlotte Square. lidinburgh. 243 9365. Mon—Sat l()am—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.
MUSEUM OF EDINBURGH (formerly Huntly House). 142 Canongate. 52‘) 4143. Mon~Sat 10am 45pm.
The Toun’s Time lintil Sat 4 May. To celebrate the l5()th anniversary of the operation of the time ball on (‘alton Hill‘s .\'elson Monument. this exhibition looks at the invention and features information of the ()ne ()‘Clock Gun. public and pillar clocks and other aspects of time around the town.
MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 247 421‘). Mon »Sat l()am-5pm; Sun noon—5pm; Tue l()am-~8pm.
Relief And Revolution: The St Andrew’s Society 0! Philadelphia l'ntil Sun 31) Jttn 2002. This exhibition looks at Scottish
New work by i-lana Sakuma is on show at the Changing Room Gallery
immigration to North America and the founding of the St Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia. set tip in 1747 to care for the sick immigrant Scots.
NEWHAVEN HERITAGE MUSEUM
Newhaven Harbour. 551 4165.
Mon Sun noon 4.45pm.
They’re Handed Doon t’ntil Tue 31 Dec. An exhibition looking at the history of the Paisley sh:th and their adoption by Newhaven lishwives.
53 High Street. Queensferry. 331 5545. Mon. Thu. Fri & Sat l()am 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.
2 Chambers Street. 247 421‘). Mon—Sat l()am-5pm (Tue 8pm); Sun noon- 5pm. Free.
Millennium Clock A chance to view Russian mechanical sculptor liduard 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 liuropean wall hangings and decorative textiles spanning the 17th and 18th centuries. The centrepiece of the exhibition is crewelwork hangings of 171‘) with the monogram of the ()1d Pretender. ()ther key exhibits include a Kinghorne carpet tnade around 1620 and two embroideries dated 1637 showing scenes from the Life ()f'l‘he Virgin made for one of the Catholic courtiers at Charles 1 court.
Prehistoric Japan: The Archaeological Collections Of
Neil Gordon Munro L'ntil 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 20111 century. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.
Scottish Sports Hall Of Fame L'ntil Wed 31 Jul. An exhibition highlighting the l()() 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 a judging panel who will choose 50 of the Nation’s favourite sporting figures for inclusion in the first ever permanent hall of fame. You can also vote on—line wwvv.scottishsportshalloffame.co.uk Testimony Of The Rocks: Hugh Miller 1902-1856 L'ntil Mon 3 Jun. An exhibition celebrating the bicentenary of Hugh Miller. archetypal Scot. self-taught stonemason. pioneering folklorist. fossil collector. protagonist in the early evolutionary debate. free church activist and lidinburgh newspaper editor. The exhibition featttres rare objects. manuscripts. photographs. books. pamphlets and the fossils which made Miller famous as a geologist.
Dr John Adamson: Photographic Pioneer lintil Sun 26 May. John 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 formed half of the famous photographic partnership with David ()ctavitts Hill. this exhibition features original prints from a collection of albums put together by John Adamson.
Obesity - Why Do We Get Fat? l.'ntil Thu 1 1 Apr. An interactive exhibition where members of the public can find out what causes obesity and test their own metabolic rate ttsing the latest technology.
Bright Earth: The Invention Of Colour Sun 14 Apr. 8~-‘)pm. £7 (£5). Art and science are inextricably linked through colour. Pigmentations are found in unlikely places. such as the purple of Imperial Rome was derived from shellfish and a medieval red from beetles. l)r Phillip Ball. the consultant editor of Nature. leads a tour of western art to explore the chemistry of colour.
Adorn, Equip Sat 2()Apr Sun 14 Jul. A national touring exhibition exatnining issttes around the design of equipment and accessories used by disabled people. With consultation between artists/makers. designers and disabled people have inspired the production of functional objects that are fashionable. challenging and provocative. NEW SHOW.
Talbot Rice Gallery
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The Art of Portrait Photography An exhibition celebrating the Bicentenary of l). 0. Hill
Installation of paintings by Christine Goodman
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