Edinburgh Galleries continued
TAG TEAM EXPERIMENT
2| lismorc (‘rescenL 020 33-14. Wed Fri by appointment only.
Eiji Watanabe t'ntil Fri 31 Jan. Japanese artist liiji \Vatanabe present yvork made from photographic material gathered on .i previous trip to lidinburgh.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
t iiiversity of lidinburgh. Sottth Bridge. (‘50 97th. the Sat 10am 5pm.
The Hope Scott Collection Sat ll .lait Sal l l'elt. ‘l‘lte l’niversity Hi.
I thiibnrgh's llope Scott ('ollection goes on slit)“ featuring vyorks by Scottish 20th century artists. Picasso and lionnard. NEW
‘0 Diindas Street. 556 (1366. Mon l‘ri llam (ipni; Sat 10.30am 4pm. Christmas Exhibition l'ntil Sat ll .laii. Paintings by oyer 70 gallery artists anti lt‘\\t‘llt‘l"\ by Shcana Stephen.
('ate liar. 10 (Kimbridge Street. 22S 5383. Re-order l'ntil 'l‘hti 2 Jan. Abstract paintings inspired by Japanese architecture .tlltl urban landscapes by Louise Anderson. Andrew Riddell-Carre and Bonnie Square Sun 5 Jan Sat S l‘eb. \.-\\. \yiit'lx.
Eli South l or! Street. JTS 7S“). .\lt)tt Sat Elaiii I l.l5pm; Stiii I230 ll.-l5pm. Leith. Living the Life t'ntil Sun 5 .l.l!1, \ photographic exhibition by Day id \loi'iison documenting life iii I.eitli. Don’t Walk Stiii 5 Jan Sat S l‘eb. .\'e\y jiitiits by Karen ('ltatnbcrs.
'- l)lllltl;t\ Street. 55S 95-14 5. Mon Fri ill.ttlt bpm; Sat llam 4pm.
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This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see Edinburgh Life, page 78.
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
l.‘ lll_‘.fll Street. 529 ill-l2. .\lon Sat
The Golden Ages of Toys l'ntil Sat hiii Share the magic of .\leccano. lloiiihy tiain sets. teddy bears arid the uninitlet tttl array of toys lltttl came It) lilt‘ eeii lS‘Nl and W3”.
MUSEUM OF EDINBURGH
2.? (Liiiongate. 529 -ll-l3. .\lon Sat
Season’s Greetings l‘ntil Sat 11 Jan. \zi e\hihition exploring the history and tieslg‘ii of (‘hristmas and Ne“ Year cards.
MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
( itatiibers Street. 2-17 421‘). Mott Sat 10am 5piii1Stiiinoon 5pm: 'l'tie
Arctic Highlanders l‘ntil Hi 31 Jan. ‘\ slliL'lt' ease display highlights the Scots ..iiil the hunt of the Arctic‘s long history i»! cttlllitel through \vhaling. trade and e'xltltitalttttl.
.‘ (hainhei‘s Street. 2-l7 ~l2l9. .\lon Sat Eliaiii 5pm t'l tie Spiiii: Stiti iiooti 5pm.
Millennium Clock A chance to \ ieyy lx’nssiaii mechanical sculptor liduard Heisntisky \ millennium clock. a kinetic \. iiiptiiie. iiieasnring 9m high. Mediating with Spirits, Shamans in Korea l nlil Siiii 3” \lat. .v\n
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that catiie to Korea in the 13th eentttry BC. The shovv features dioratnas and ritual objects Used by shamans. many of which have been donated to the National .‘vltiseunis of Scotland by the Korean government.
Illustrating Scotland’s Past tintil Sun 20 Jan. An exhibition highlighting the vyork of archaeological illttstrator. Marion ()'.\'eil. inclttding exact representations of original objects such as the (i000-year—old boyv frotn Rotten Bottom iii Dutnfriesshire.
Game On ['ntil Sun 2 Feb. £5 (£3); family ticket £l0; under 5s and NMS members free. (iamv ()n is the first major exhibition devoted to the
v ideogame. featuring over I20
v ideogaines to try ottt. I'Ttllll the first ever gatne Space ll'ur.’ created in I962 to the latest 'Iimib Run/er game. the exhibition explores the history. culture and future of compttter games. Designing Ourselves tintil Sun 30 Mar. A fascinating insight into hovv design cati be ttsed on ourselves. to enhance. adorn and transform the body. whether by tattooing. piercing. branding or even surgery. Key exhibits include Shaun Leane‘s ('miroitr (‘mzwh a cttrvaceous silver-plated corset which retlects the silhouette of the coca-cola contour bottle and body sculpture by contemporary jevveller Jacky ()liver. See review.
DUNCAN OF JORDANSTONE COLLEGE
l’niversity of Dundee. l3 Perth Road. 01382 345330. Mon l‘ri 9am 8.30pm: Sat lllattt 4.30pm
Dundee - The City in Art and Photography t'ntil Hi 24 Jan. A look
Autumn Hill by Georgie Young is on show at the Leith Gallery
at how artists have depicted the city of Dundee over the past 150 years. featuring paintings. engravings and photographs from the liniversity collections. Ocean’s Dance L'ntil Sun 2 Feb. An exhibition highlighting artvvorks from the Scottish l-‘isheries Museum's collections on the thetne of fish and fishing. Artists include Will .\laclcan. Ian llovvard and Dennis Buchan.
DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS I52 Nethergate. 01382 909900. Tue Wed. Sat 8; Sun 10.30am 5.30pm; 'l‘hu & l-‘ri l0.30atn 8pm.
Eija-Liisa Ahtila: Real Characters, Invented Worlds Until Sun 12 Jan. Following on from a major survey of her vvork at Tate Modern earlier iii the year. the D(‘A presents a solo shovv of video and photographic vvorks by Finnish artist liija-l.iisa Ahtila. l-prloring human relationships. her vvork adopts fatniliar techniques from music videos. television commercials and doctnnentaries. blending reality vvith fatitasy. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.
Serial Context l'ntil Stiit l2 Jan (Centre for Artists Books). An exhibition that looks at serial publications produced by litiropean artists froin the late l9o0s to present day.
Albert Square. 01382 43208-1. Mott -Sat 10.30am 5pm: Sttn I230 4pm: 'l'hu 10.30am 7pm.
Shoe l‘ntil Sun 5 Jan. A must for all shoe fetishists is this touring exhibition which examines the role of the shoe in contemporary urban culture through exhibits from contetnporary designers. makers and visual artists. l-‘eatured vvorks include video installations by Matt llulse and llolgar .\lohaupt. sculptures by Jenny
Stolzenberg. paintings by Kimberly (iundle and handmade shoes by Andrevv Tints. Maiko Dawson and Susan ('tttts‘. The World at Your Feet t‘ntil Sun 5 Jan. to compliment Shoe. a display of historic shoes frotn the city's permanent collection ranging from an Indian paduka to Mary Quant boots.
Outside the Cities
PITTENCRIEFF HOUSE MUSEUM
l’ittencrieff Park. 01383 722935. Daily llatn 4pm.
Embroidery the Story t'ntil Sun 19
Jan. A look at the history of embroidery.
CHATELHERAULT COUNTRY PARK
(‘arlisle Road. 0lo98 4262 l 3. Mon Sat 9.30am 5pm; Sun noon 5pm. Robert Koenig t’ntil Sun I9 Jan. A retrospective exhibition presenting 30 years’ vvork of sculptor Robert Koenig.
SMITH ART GALLERY AND MUSEUM
Dumbarton Road. 0 l 786 47 19 l 7.
Tue -Sat 10.30am 5pm; Stiii 2 5pm. The Stirling Story l’ntil Wed 31 Dec. An insight into Stirling's history through objects. paintings. sculptttre. poetry and twrformance.
Stitched Art l'ntil Sun 5 Jan. A tottring exhibition of vyork by members of the Scottish Region of limbroiderers' (iuild featuring large panels and smaller fratned textiles.