Art listings

MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT Kelvin Hall. 1 Burnhouse Road. 287 2720. Mon—Thu 8; Sat 10am~-5pm: Fri & Sun 1 1am --5pm.

Fire! [Intil Fri 31 ()ct 2003. The history of firefighting in the west of Scotland is documented in this exhibition featuring a Leyland Firemaster engine gifted to the museum by the Strathclyde fire brigade and objects from the past and present.


High Street. 88‘) 3151. Tue-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Free. Paisley Artists 90th Annual Exhibition L’ntil Sat 14 Dec. Annual exhibition with a host of seasonal gift ideas.

The Steiff Teddy Bear Story L'ntil Fri 20 Dec. An exhibition which tells the story of the Steiff company and their famous teddy bears.

Look at our World L'ntil Sun 1‘) Jan. A showcase of art and design by children and young people in Renfrewshire.

Fish 8: Ships Sat 14 Dec—Sun 13 Apr. Paintings on a maritime theme drawn from the permanent collection. NEW SHOW.

On Dry Land Sat 14 Dec—‘Sun 13 Apr. The diversity of the Scottish landscape is explored in this display drawn from the permanent collection. NEW SHOW.

Wednesday Talk: Christmas Eatings Wed 18 Dec. 12.30pm. Seasonal stories of how different cultures celebrate Christmas with Valerie Reilly.


Glasgow Green. 554 ()223. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am-5pm; Fri & Sun I lam-«5pm. Old Ways and New Directions L’ntil Autumn. An exhibition of historic mental health items collected by Glasgow Museums since 1995.

As we Go L'ntil Mon 13 Jan. Paintings. drawings and writing by Glasgow‘s Daisy Street Art Group. a group set up by the Glasgow Association for Mental Health.


Museum of liducation. 225 Scotland Street. 287 ()500. Mon-Thu & Sat 10am-~5pm; Fri 8.; Sun 1 1am--5pm.

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Long Boat

Bairns and Backstreets t'ntil Mon 16 Jun. Photographs of Glasgow by liric Watt. a member of the Queen's ('amera (‘1ub since 1958 featuring over 30 digital prints from the 50s to the 80s.


2 (‘astle Street. 553 2557. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm: Fri & Sun 1 1am--5pm. One lsland, Many Faiths lintil Sun 27 Apr. Photographer Rachel Morton toured the country to discover the different experiences of faith in Britain today. The results is a series of photographs accompanied by a personal statement from the people involved.


100 Stobcross Road. 33‘) 0631. Daily 10am-5pm. £4.50 (£3.25): accompanied children free.

Five Thousand Days at Sea An exhibition on board the only (‘lydebuilt sailing ship still afloat in the l'K. documenting her adventures on the high seas between 1897 and 191‘).

Across the Water t'ntil Mon 30 Jun. A new exhibition exploring the history of crossing the ('lyde as the river grew in both size and importance until the demise of the ferry service in 1970.

The Story of Glenlee This new permanent exhibition provides an insight into what life was what like for sea travellers in 1896 through a combination of graphic panels. audio trails and reconstructed areas.

Story in the Stones (Pumphouse Main Gallery). An exhibition looking at the impact of the industrial ages on Glasgow harbour.

Morse and More (Pumphouse Lower Gallery). A hands-on exhibition. aimed at children. looking at the world of communication.

'It was like having this beneficent Witch doctor presuding over the . night. Everyone was in a mess on the dancefloor’

Fleur Woolford on DJ Osunlade, see Clubs, page 95.



on show, at 'he iomass Gallery

Edinburgh Galleries


65 George Street. 225 2266. Mon» Fri 8.30am -5.30pm; Sat 8.30am—noon. Oriental and European Ceramics and Glass Thu 12 Dec. An exhibition and sale of oriental and [European ceramics and glass.


6 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon- Fri 10am~6pmz Sat 1 Iain ~2pm. Dreaming and Wakefulness l'ntil Sat 21 Dec. Recent paintings by Paul Martin.

Scottish Watercolours t'ntil Sat 21 Dec. A selection of watercolours featuring works by John Maxwell. (‘harles Napier and Kate ('ameron.


10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon-Fri 10am 6pm; Sat by appointment. Stocking Fillers: A Christmas Exhibition Until Fri 20 Dec. A season selection of works by regular gallery artists.


38 Home Street. 228 4141.

Once . . . l’ntil Thu 1‘) Dec. A collection of new works in mixed media by Katie Bruce encompassing drawings. text and fotmd objects.

THE CIRCLE GALLERY 13a/13c l)undas Street. 556 8886. Mon ~ Sat 10am 6pm.

Christmas Show L'ntil Fri 3 Jan. Festive exhibition featuring works by Nick Andrew. Marco (‘rivello. (‘laire Money. Rhona Whitehead. Josie McCoy. Susan Hippe and Anne Krinsky.


2 Market Street. 52‘) 3993. Mon~ Sat 10am 5pm.

Joan Eardley: Paintings and Drawings t'ntil Sat 22 Feb. Paintings and drawings by Joan liardley. drawn from the (‘A(“s permanent collection. The selection features her familiar portraits of Glasgow children. land and seascapes inspired by the fishing village of (‘atterline where she lived in later life. See review.

Toil: Images of Rural and Urban Working Life t'ntil Sat 22

Feb. An exhibition of works reflecting

aspects of the rural way of life and traditional urban industries featuring Robert McGregor. Sir James Wingate. Ken Currie. Peter llowson and Kate Downie. See review.

Recent Acquisitions L'ntil Sat 22 Feb. The (‘AC displays its most recent acquisitions including paintings by (‘allum lnnes. drawings by (‘had Mc(‘ai1. photographs by Nathan (‘oley and a paper cut-out by Jonathan ()wen. See review.

Weaving Stories lintil Sat 1 l Jan. A touring exhibition of contemporary woven forms by ten innovative makers from the UK. featuring examples of basket-making. jewellery and three- dimensional structures. See review. To Bear the Bright Tradition Back L'ntil Sat 15 Feb. An exhibition commemorating the arrival of the first students at the Scots (‘ollege in Rome in 1602.

Martin Fengel Until Sat 22 Feb. An exhibition of photographs by German photographer Martin Fengel as part of an on-going exchange between the twin cities of lidinburgh and Munich. The Public Eye Sat 21 Dee Sat 22 Feb. Drawn from the Arts (‘ouncil of Northern Ireland's collection of around 1000 works. this exhibition traces the achievements in the visual arts in the province. NEW SHOW.

COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 (‘ockburn Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sun l 1am—5pm.

Shelf! Until Tue 24 Dec. The (‘ollective Gallery may not have any exhibitions on at present. but the shop is still open. Shel/2’ has a range of objects from designers and artists including Mr Lunch fold and mail. Moomin mugs. square meal platters and much more. A 10‘}; discount is offered on Thursdays from 5—‘7pm.


41 Dundas Street. 557 456‘). Mon—Fri 10.30am—5.30pm: Sat 10.30am--5pm. Christmas Show L'ntil Tue 24 Dec. A festive selection of paintings by gallery artists plus sculpture. wood. jewellery. pottery and glass.


Belford Road. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun noon 5pm.

A Maverick Eye: The Photography of John Deakin L'ntil Sun 12 Jan. £3 (£2). John Deakin is perhaps not a familiar name in the world of photography. but he is a very important one. Deakin (1912- 1972) worked for British Vogue in the late 40s and early 50s photographing celebrities. models and his artist and poet friends in London‘s Soho. In his stark portraits. he made no concessions to vanity but in his street scenes of ordinary people. he was more sympathetic. This exhibition of portraits. street scenes and images rescued from the floor of Francis Bacon‘s studio. has been selected by former Vogue picture editor. Robin Muir. who has also written two books on the subject.


1 16 (‘ausewayside. 667 ‘)l66. Mon—Sat 10am-«8pm.

High Couture: Nikolay Sardamov Until Wed 5 Feb. A touring one-person exhibition of work by the Bulgarian artist and designer Nikolay Sardamov. Inspired by architecture. Sardamov reconstructs Manhattan-style buildings. tower blocks and skyscrapers into pieces of



1 l Gaytield Square. 558 71 10. Wed—Sat 1 1am-6pm.

Charles Avery l'ntil Sat 21 Dec. Born on the Isle of Mull but now based