Figurative works and landscapes of France and Scotland by Archie Forrest. Wendy Ramshaw - Room of Dreams Until Wed 4 Sep. Housed in a red room within the gallery. the work of jeweller Wendy Ramshaw will be on display.
SCOTTISH POETRY LIBRARY
5 Crichton's Close. Canongate. 557 2876. Mon—Fri noon—6pm; Sat noon—4pm.
The space of what is gone . . . Until Sat 31 Aug. Edinburgh artist Brigid Collins presents text-based works placed among the bookshelves of the Library. with sound by Stefanos Pavlakis.
SLEEPER Reiach and Hall Architects. 6 Darnaway Street. 225 8444. Mon—Fri 2—5pm. Douglas Gordon Until Fri 20 Sep. The Turner Prize winner. Glasgow-born Douglas Gordon will be creating an installation for the Sleeper space. In the ultimate return to sender. Gordon. who is the owner of one of the last letters that Robert L0uis Stevenson wrote. posted the letter back which has been received by the McFies at Stevenson's House.
THE SOCIETY OF EUROPEAN ARTISTS
44 High Street. 557 8360. Daily 10am—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 10am—5pm.
Colours of India Until Sat 31 Aug. Abstract paintings by Indian artist Viswam who draws inspiration from the Indian landscape.
23 Cockburn Street. 622 6200. Daily 10am—7pm.
I Hiroshi Sugimoto - the Architecture of Time Until Sat 21 Sep. 523 (£1.50). See also Fruitmarket Gallery.
Daytrippers Until Sat 21 Sep. Artists Lindsay Perth and Catriona Grant worked with young people from the Fairbridge Edinburgh and Corstorphine Youth Centre to create new video and photographic works which look at the Scottish seaside visitor.
1 Peel Terrace. 667 5725. Mon—Sun noon—4pm.
Cairine MacGillivray: the Way Back Until Sat 24 Aug. New work by Cairine MacGiIlivray.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. South Bridge. 650 2211. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Steven Campbell: The Caravan Club Until Sat 7 Sep. A major exhibition of new figurative oil paintings. works on paper and an installation by Steven Campbell, the outcome of his Creative Scotland Award. The Glasgow-born artist who was part of the group dubbed ‘The New Glasgow Boys' has produced a remarkable collection of challenging works for the exhibition. his first major one-man show in almost a decade. 10-1 1 GEORGE IV BRIDGE
10—11 George IV Bridge. 552 0704. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun noon—5pm. Festival Exhibition Until Sat 7 Sep. Glasgow Print Studio present a selling exhibition of prints. paintings. original etchings, lithographs. contemporary jewellery and ceramics. Featured artists include Elizbeth Blackadder. John Byrne. Ashley Cook and Christine Borland.
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TORRANCE GALLERY 36 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—6pm. Glasgow Society of Woman Artists Until Sat 31 Aug. An exhibition of current w0rk by members of this well recognised society. featuring both established and up-and-coming names. Sheana M. Stephen Until Sat 31 Aug. Jewellery.
For a detailed itinerary call 529 3682/3930. Free.
The Drawing Room Until Fri 29 Nov. The Travelling Gallery's latest touring exhibition explores drawings in its many forms. including wall, life. abstract. animation and computer drawings. Featured artists include Rachel Bevan Baker. David Connearn. Alan Johnston. Chad McCail and Kathy Prendergast. The gallery will be stopping off St John's Hospital. Livingston (22 8. 23 Aug).
TRAVERSE BAR CAFE
Traverse Theatre. 10 Cambridge Street. 228 5383.
Dazzle Until Mon 26 Aug (Foyer). Now in its 19th year. over 3000 exhibits by 50 contemporary jewellers.
2470/360° Until Sun 8 Sep (Cafe Bar). Photographs by Scott Mitchell documenting his third trip to the west coast of America.
16 South Fort Street. 478 7810. Mon—Sat 1 lam—11.45pm; Sun 12.30—11.45pm.
De-Generate Until Sat 7 Sep. Drawings and re-mastered soulptures by Neil Manning. focusing on themes of identity and sub Culture.
THE WAX ROOM
Middle Meadow Walk. The Meadows. 01721 723033.
The Wax Room Until Sat 31 Aug. 2.30pm. £4.50 (23). Shows every half hour from 2.30pm until 4.30pm. Experience Ken Parsons‘ amazing wax room which took 30 years to make.
4 Dundas Street. 558 9544/5. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 11am—4pm.
The Scottish Panorama Until Sat 21 Sep. An exhibition of 18th and 19th century Scottish w0rks.
Edinburgh Museums This section lists museums
currently showing temporary exhibitions.
28 Charlotte Square. Edinburgh. 243 9365. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Not
The Art of Illustration Until Fri 6 Sep. An exhibition of work by over 40 of the world’s best-loved picture book artists.
Holyrood Road. 550 7800. Daily 10am—6pm.
Walking with Dinosaurs Until Sun 8 Sep. 2895 (25.50—26.50); family ticket 21695-1229 includes entry to Dynamic Earth. Experience the magic of BBC's acclaimed series Walking With Dinosaurs.
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
42 High Street. 529 4142. Mon—Sat loam—5pm.
Here Worship Until Sat 28 Sep. Children's heroes from past and present including Davie Crockett. Shirley Temple and Luke Skywalker are celebrated in this exhibition.
MUSEUM OF EDINBURGH
142 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon—Sat loam—5pm. My Dear John Until Sat 26 Oct. . Glasgow-based textile artist Deirdre '
Nelson explores themes of communication through traditional letters. digital printing and needlework techniques.
ROYAL MUSEUM 2 Chambers Street. 247 4219. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (Tue 8pm): Sun noon—5pm. Free.
John Logie Baird - The Man Who Saw the Future Until Sat 31 Aug. A celebration of the life and work of Scottish inventor John Logie Baird who was the first to demonstrate television. The exhibition features original Baird artefacts and equipment and the ground- breaking three-dimensional technologies which are currently being pioneered from Scotland.
Creating the Past Until Sat 14 Sep. The result of a collaborative project between experimental theatre/live art company Reckless Sleepers and yOung people from Edinburgh which examines how the Museums“ collections can be used to inform our understanding of the pasr.
Focus on the Forth Until Sat 14 Sep. An exhibition of photographs taken of the sea bed of the Firth of Forth. The photos show the diversity of living samples and marine biology which exists on the sea ﬂoor.
Forbidden City: Treasures of an Emperor Until Sun 15 Sep. 24 (23); under 12s free; NMS members free. The Royal Museum is the sole venue worldwide for this landmark exhibition of priceless treasures from the Forbidden City in Beijing. Two thirds of these objects have never before been seen outside China and are drawn from the collections of the Qianlong Emperor who ruled China from 1736-1795. The objects include a sacred cup decorated with rubies. sapphires and pearls. an Ornate ceremonial suit of armour and a coronation portrait of the Emperor by the
Italian artist Castiglione. The Forbidden Cashmere Collection Until Sun 15 Sep. Running
: alongside the Forbidden City exhibition and inspired by. is a display of cashmere garments commissioned by Ballantyne
Cashmere by leading contemporary designers.
Ecurie Ecosse, Scotland’s Motor
Racing Team Until Thu 31 Oct. An exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of Scotland's most successful motor racing team. Ecurie Ecosse. Founded in 1952. they went on
to win the Les Mans 24-hour and again in 1957. Top drivers included Ron
Flockhart. lnnes Ireland. Ninian Sanderson and Jackie Stewart. Roots - Unexpected Origins of
Ordinary Things Until Sun 3 Nov. An
exhibition demonstrating how everyday things has been influenced by exotic and ancient Cultures from around the world. Mediating with Spirits, Shamans in Korea Until Fri 31 Jan. An exhibition exploring shamanism. an important element of the Altaic culture that came to Korea in the 13th century BC. The
show features dioramas and ritual
objects used by shamans. many of
which have been donated to the
National Museums of Scotland by the Korean government.
Curator’s Choice Thu 22. Tue 27 8 Thu 29 Aug. Royal Museum curators will
' be on hand at the John Logie Baird exhibition to explore some of their
favourite inventions and objects.
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Blackford Hill. 668 8405. Mon—Sat
10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. £3.50
World in a Spin Until Mon 30 Sep. Exhibition and activities looking at how the spinning earth creates night. day and the changing seasons.
3 August — 2| September 2002
91.3.55 It: .rket' I ‘2 Gallery and Stills present ‘ HIROSHI SUGIMOTO The Architecture of Time
“staggering, hypnotic masterpieces... and some of the most mesmerising
imq es ever made.” "ii
T:0|3| 622 6200
Scottish Arts Council
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