Art listings

Edinburgh Galleries continued


4 Dundas Street. 558 9544/5. Mon Fri 10am 6pm: Sat I lam -4pm.

Mixed Show l'ntil Sat 28 Feb. A selection of Scottish sporting. ntilitary attd landscape paintings.

Edinburgh Museums

This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see Citylife, page 100.


42 High Street. 529 4142. Mon Sat 10am 5pm.

Season’s Greetings t'ntil Sat 31 Jan. A collection of Victorian and early 20th century (‘hristmas and New Year cards.


2 (‘hambers Street. 247 4219. Mon Sat 10am 7 5pm (Tue 8pm): Sun noon 5pm. Mao: Arts for the Masses 1950-76 l'ntil Sun 4 Apr. The formation of (‘ommunist (‘hina is brought to life through a private collection of masterpieces made between 1950 I976. acquired during and intmediately after the (‘ultural Revolution.

The Making of a Museum: Photographs by Niall Hendrie l'ntil Sat 28 Feb. Photographs by .\'iall llendrie documenting the creation of the Museum of Scotland.

Cats . . . The Ultimate Predators Fri 13 Feb Sun 30 May. £4 (£25013); fatnin ticket £12. Iiverything you ever wanted to know about wild cat from the rusty spotted cat from India and Sri I.anka to the largest of them all. the lion. Aitned particularly at children. the exhibition explores how it feels to be a cat. how cats‘ claws work and how to identify cat smells. And if that all gets too much. you can rest in a giant cat

basket in the ('at .\'ap Zone. NEW SHOW. WRITERS’ MUSEUM

Lady Stair's House. Lady Stair‘s(‘1ose. 529 4901. Mon Sat 10am 5pm. Dorothy Dunnett (1923-2001) Ifntil Sat 26 Jtiit. A focus on the life and work of author Dorothy Dunnett who penned Lynioml ('hronir‘li's. Kng Hereafter. The House (if.\T(‘('U/H and the Johnson Johnson detective series.


l'niversity of Dundee. 1.3 Perth Road. 01382 345330.

Look Closer t'ntil Fri (3 Feb. An exhibition of work by Jeannine ()sborne. Jan llendry and Wendy Brown referencing a collection of microscopic slides.

Work in Progress l'ntil Fri 20 Feb. Work in progress by third and fourth year textile design students.

Sally Osborn: A Sketch of the Universe l'ntil Fri 5 Mar. The results of Sally ()sborn's residency with the exhibitions department taking the l‘niversity of Dundee's Ioological collection of Sir D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson 1 1860 19481 as her starting poiitt.

Beasts Both Small and Great l'ntil Fri 5 Mar. Iixcerpts front letters by Sir D'Arcy Wentworth 'l‘hompson are illustrated by specimens from the collection.

DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS 152 Nethergate. 01382 909900. Tue Wed. Sat 8; Sun 10.30am 5.30pm: Thu & Fri 10.30am—8pm.

0 George Shaw: What I Did This Summer l'ntil Sun 21 Mar. The first Scottish showing of paintings by ('oventry-born artist (ieorge Shaw. I'sing Htunbrol enamel paint (more commonly

Scottish Arts Council


Diva by June Redfern in one of th Remembered Moments at the Open Eye

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associated with model airplanes). he paints the mundane from council estate footpaths to pub carparks. in these rich evocations of place and memory. See IIitlist.

Tw0 Films: Anna Klamroth and Deimantas Narkevicius L'ntil Sun 28 Mar. A showing of films by Anna Klamroth and Deimantas Narkevicius which explore lost ideals and harsh reality. Joanne Thompson t'ntil Sun 7 Mar. Jewellery by this Iidinburgh (‘ollege of Art graduate.

What Shaw Saw: Photograph and Painting Workshop Sun 8 Feb. 1 3pm. £5. A workshop working with an artist and poet taking inspiration front the Plunder exhibition.


25 26 Mid Wynd. .\1id Wynd Industrial listate. 01382 225982. Tue—Sun noon—5pm.

Members’ Show 2004 l'ntil Sun 8 Feb. A varied show of work by members of artists' collective (ienerator.

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MCMANUS GALLERIES Albert Square. 01382 432084. Mon—Wed 8; Fri—Sat 10.30am—5pm; Thu 10.30am—7pm; Sun 12.30—4pm.

Shine! Until Thu 5 Feb. An exhibition of work in mixed media by young artists from the Helm Training Project.

Young Horizon Until Fri 20 Feb. An exhibition of work by young artists created during the Young Horizons arts project that took place in Braeview. Lawside and Morgan schools last year.

Etching in Dundee Until Sun 29 Feb. A display of 25 etchings from the museum collection juxtaposed with 34 new prints by 17 etches currently working in Dundee. VERDANT WORKS West Henderson Wynd. 01382 225282. Mon—Sat 10am—4pm; Sun 11am—4pm. College Collage Until Sun 29 Feb. A display of artworks by former students and staff at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art featuring drawings. paintings. textile art and sculpture.

Outside the Cities


MEFFAN MUSEUM AND GALLERY 20 West High Street. 01307 464123. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

The 5th British International Miniature Print Exhibition Until Sat 7 Feb. A national touring exhibition of over 250 original prints from as far a field as Japan. USA. South American and Europe.

Presence and Absence Sat 14 Feb—Sat 13 Mar. An exhibition exploring innovatiye work within the field of international contemporary lettering.



15 Kelly Street. 01475 715624. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

Caledonia Stern and Wild L'ntil Sat 7 Feb. Landscapes of the Highlands by painters such as Alfred de Breanski and DY Cameron. plus modern views by contemporary artists.

lnverclyde Schools Art & Design Showcase Sat l4—Sat 28 Feb. A showcase of work in mixed media by students from lnverclyde‘s secondary schools.



35 The Stirling Arcade. 01786 479361. Wed—Sat l lam—5pm.

Work in Progress Wed 18 Feb—Sat 13 Mar. For four weeks. each week. three artists will be using the space to make and present new work or experiment with new ideas. Artists include Tracy Begg. Vicky Hale. Stephen Murray. Liz Penman. Frances Ryan and Garry Wilson.

Work in Progress Launch Event Sat 14 Feb. 2pm. The launch of the Work in Progress exhibition featuring talks by the contributing artists and workshops.

New Voices Hidden Histories will address questions about the historical issue of human migration and the motivation for it, and crucially, how the arts reflect cultural diversity as a result of the changes in the social landscape.

A conference exploring

cultural diversity in the arts in Scotland


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Questions raised will include: What is the nature of diversity in Scotland?

How might Scottish cultural institutions pursue diversity in programming and audience development?

How should arts organisations and others include new voices and represent hidden

Speakers include Professor Tom Devine. author of Scotland's Empire. and Neal Ascherson. author of Stone Voices: the Search for Scotland.

26 and 27 February 2004

The Space, Dundee College

Kingsway Campus Old Glamis Road

Dundee DD3 8LE

Contact: Tel: 01382 834874