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Many Happy Returns: The National Gallery of Scotland Celebrates 100 Years of the Art Fund Until Sun 14 Dec. An exhibition highlighting some of paintings. prints and drawings by Turner. Raphael. Rembrandt. Poussin. Ingres and Bernini which the National Gallery of Scotland has acquired with the help of the Art Fund. After Hours - Renaissance and Baroque Music Thu 30 ()ct. 6pm. A programme of alter gallery hours events with music from Edinburgh University Renaissance Singers. directed by Noel ()‘Regan.
Chardin’s Alchemy: The Art of Still Life Fri 7 Nov. 12.45pm. Frances Fowle gives a talk.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND
George IV Bridge. 226 4531. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Wish you Were Here!: Travellers’ Tales from Scotland 1540—1960 Until Fri 31 Get. An exhibition examining the changing face of Scotland through the eyes of visitors to the country. featuring travel notes from the 16th century to home movies of the I960s.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Wed & Fri-Sun 10am—5pm; Thu 10am—7pm. Cafe.
Fay Godwin: Landmarks L'ntil Sun I 1 Jan. £4 (£3); under 12s free. First shown at the Barbican in London. this is a touring retrospective exhibition of the work of one of Britain‘s leading photographers. Fay Godwin. From her early literary portraits of Ted Hughes and Philip Larkin and her famed black and
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white landscapes. the exhibition also includes her documentary colour photographs of Bradford and her most recent. abstract works. (ilas‘stvnrlv's. Parallel Lives: Where Past Meets Present L'ntil Sun 4 Jan. Free. Parallel Lives is the culmination of a six-month partnership between outreach staff at the galleries and a group of I6-25-year-olds from Wester Hailes. Craigmillar and north and south Edinburgh. Working alongside a contemporary artist. the group has developed artworks in response to works in from the national collections.
After Hours - Tour of Parallel Lives Exhibition Thu 13 Nov. 12.45pm. A programme of after gallery hours events featuring a tour of the Parallel Lives exhibition with Robin Baillie and Helen Watson.
Terrain: Landscapes of the Great War Until Sun 4 Jan. Free. Since I996. landscape photographer Peter (‘attrell has been photographing the battlefields of World War I. These haunting images of the Somme and other battlefields of the Western Front reveal how the physical scars of war still remain. even after the passing of more than 80 years.
Going for a Walk: Fay Godwin and the Ramblers’ Association Wed l2 Nov. 12.45pm. ('ameron McNeiin from the Ramblers‘ Association discusses the work of photographer. Fay Godwin.
The Union of the Crowns tfntil Sun 4 Jan. A display celebrating the 400th anniversary of the Union of the (‘rowns in
I603 featuring Adrian Vanson's portrait of
James VI of Scotland and a portrait miniature by Nicholas Hilliard of King James.
After Hours - Tour of Modern Scottish Portraits Thu 30 ()ct. 6pm. A programme of after gallery hours events featuring a tottr led by Donald Smith. director of the Netherbow Centre.
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NORTH EDINBURGH ARTS CENTRE
15a Pennyvvell (’ourt. 315 2151.
Kate Leiper Fri 7 Nov Wed 17 Dec. New paintings by Kate Leipcr based on Scottish folklore and fairytales.
THE OLD BAKEHOUSE GALLERIES
I25 Dalry Road. 623 2233. Mon-Sat
Mixed Exhibition L'ittil Mon 15 Dec. A rolling exhibition of paintings by tip-and- coining Scottish artists. Artists who would like to exhibit at the gallery should contact 0131 623 2233.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
34 Abercromby Place. 557 1020. Mon-Fri 10am 6pm; Sat 10am 4pm.
Mari Bond I'ntil Wed I2 Nov. New paintings.
Shore 8. Vessel I'ntil Wed 12 Nov. Paintings. wood engravings and drawings by Jonathan Gibbs.
Teena Ramsay I'ntil Wed 12 Nov. New jewellery.
Maggie Hollingworth l'ntil Wed 12
Nov. Paper vessels.
(WASPS) Patriothall Studios. off 48 Hamilton Place. 225 I289. Daily
Kim Jin ll Sat 1 Wed 12 Nov. South Korean artist Kim Jin II interprets the Scottish landscape using traditional Korean painting skills in this show curated by Donald I'rquhart. NEW SHOW.
PHOENIX 369 GALLERY
3 Dundas Street. 556 6497. Tue Sat
Midsummer Sutherland t'ntil Fri 31 ()ct. New landscape paintings by David ('ook.
Indian Summer Sat 1 Sat 29 Nov. A collection of summery paintings by various artists including David (‘ook. Andrew Brown and littnter. Indian Summer'.’ I wish.
THE QUEEN’S GALLERY
Palace ()f IIolyroodhouse. 556 5100. Daily 9.30am ~ 6pm.
King of the World: The Padshahnama, an Imperial Moghal Manuscript t'niil Mon 3 May. £4 (£2 £3). The jewel-like illustrated manuscript known as the Padshahnama or (‘hronicle of the King of the World. ranks as one of the fittest examples of Mughal art. Given to King (icorgc III by the Nawab of ()udh (Lucknow. India) in I797.
it forms an official record of the first ten years of the reign of Shah-jahan
(r.I628 581. fifth Niughal emperor of India and builder of the 'I'aj Mahal.
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Mike Kinane t'ntil Fri 28 Nov. Recent work.
46 Dundas Street. 556 2228. Mon Fri 10.30am -5.30pm; Sat 10am 4pm. Mixed Exhibition tintil Thu 31) Get. New paintings by Barbara Balmer. Greer Ralston and Jason ('ampbell.
Alison Dunlop Sat 8 Sat 29 Nov. A solo show of new portrait. figurative and still life paintings by Alison Dtinlop RSW.
RED DOOR GALLERY
42 Victoria Street. 477 3255. Daily 10.30am 7pm.
Strange Location t'ntil Sun 31) Nov. A mixed show of work by established and up-and-coming artists featuring works by Maria Robledo. Kevin Halliwell and Graham Firth.
l5 Rtttland Square. 229 7545. Mon Fri 9am 5pm (except local batik holidayst. Stretch City: Fine Artworks By Jill Calder l,'titil Fri I4 Nov. Large- scale drawings and paintings by illustrator Jill ('alder following her trips to Vegas and the surrounding desert.
ROXY ART HOUSE
2 Roxburgh Place. 07717 744383.
Mon Sun 10am 5pm.
Rudolf Steiner Exhibition Sun
2 Wed l9 Nov. In conjunction with Iidinbtirgh (‘ollege of Art. an exhibition of original architectural models and photographs of Steiner’s buildings together with original notebook drawings. See Iidinburgh (‘ollege of Art entry. Visible Thought: A Symposium Sttn 2 Nov. 9.30am 5pm. £45 (£401. A symposium on Rudolf Steiner featuring talks by Walter Kttgler. Shelley Sacks and Iilliot Rttdie.
The Metamorphosis of Capitalism Sat 8 Nov. 9.30am 5pm. £45 (£401. Dr (‘hristopher Houghton Budd illustrates the transforiiiatioit of capitalism through the radical ideas and policies of Steiner and their contemporary relevance. followed by a discussion from 7 9pm.