Art listings

Edinburgh Galleries continued


5 (‘richton‘s (‘lose. (‘anongate. 557 2876. Mon Fri llam 6pm: Sat

noon 4pm.

Poets’ Portraits 2 l'ntil Sat 31 Jul. The third in a series of three annual exhibitions of new photographic portraits of Scottish poets. taken by students front lidinburgh (‘ollege of Art.


Reiach and Hall .-\rchitects. (i Darnaway Street. 225 8444. Mon Fri 2 5pm. Antonio Scaccabarozzi l'ntil l‘ri 30 Jul. A space-specific installation by Antonio Scaccabarox/i of minimalist paintings.

TALBOT RICE GALLERY l'niyersity of lidinburgh. South Bridge. 650 2210. Tue Sat l0am 5pm.

Art Works in Mental Health t'ntil Sat l0 Jul. An exhibition of two and three-dimensional works along with creatiye writing to pro\ ide an insight into personal perceptions of mental illness. Artesian Arts l'ntil Sat l0 Jul. An exhibition of work by the Scottish artist- led charity which promotes outsider and raw arts.

Karen lngham t'ntil Sat It) Jul. (round room). A photographic installation by Karen lngham as a result of a collaboration with the Royal (‘ollege of Surgeons. titlinburgh.


l’atriothall Studios. 48 Hamilton l’lace. Stockbridge. 225 128‘).

Making an Appearance Sat

10 Wed 2| Jul. (iraduate of lidinburgh ('ollege of Art in 2002. Tessa Smith has made sequences of miniature w as and

w ire sculptures engaging with the strange nature of human logic. NE‘W SHOW


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Masters of the Press t‘ntil Sat I7 Jul. A wide range of sporting. military. satirical. topographical and cartographical prints plus wildlife. portraiture and landscapes by a selection of artists.


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Edinburgh Museums


'l'lie Mound. 52‘) I288. Mon liri

l0am 4.45pm.

Banking Memorabilia Exhibition l'ntil Fri 3 Sep. A small museum located within the Bank of Scotland's HQ displaying banking memorabilia spanning 300 years. including early Scottish banknotes. forgeries. a Victorian branch tableau and a l7th century iron kist.


42 High Street. 52‘) 4l42. Mon Sat

l0am 5pm. l-iee. Founded in l‘)55. the tnusetun has ftye public galleries with all manner of artefacts relating to childhood through the ages. lirom antique dolls to a l‘).\’(ls Hth bicycle. there's plenty here to send you off on a trip down memory lane. The Best Toy Trains in the World l'ntil Sat 4 Sep. A display of Hot'ttby (iauge () trains frotn the collection of H Murray MacRae.

MUSEUM OF EDINBURGH (formerly lltmtly llousel. I42 (‘anongate. 52‘) 4l43. Mon Sat 10am 5pm. l‘ree. Packed with historic artefacts. this restored lbth century mansion tells the story of lidinburgh's past and its people and houses important collections of lidinburgh silyer and glass. Scottish pottery and shop signs. If you Know a Good Thing, Pass it On l'ntil Sat 24 Jul. The story of Mak Merry Pottery. which was established in liast l.othian in the early 20th century by ('atherinc Blair.

NEWHAVEN HERITAGE MUSEUM New hay en llarbottr. 55l 4lo5. l)aily

noon 4.45pm. l‘ree. Memorabilia and reconstructed scenes lc‘ll lltc‘ slot'y til~ Newhayen and its sea-going heritage. from its origins as a ll;t\;ll dockyard to its continued use as a fishing port.

Ten of the Best t'ntil Wed 25 May. to celebrate the Museum's tenth annixersary. an exhibition looking back oy er the decade.


2 ('hambers Street. 247 4210/4422. Mon & Wed Sat l0am 5pm; 'l'ue l0am 8pm: Stm noon 5pm. l‘ree. A l‘)th centttry museum housing international collections of natural history. geology. science. technology and the decoratiye art including

two permanent exhibitions: Art & Industry and The Iry ll'u Gallery and the museum's newest gallery. ('ommunicatel which reyeals the many different ways in which people haye communicated over the centuries.

Treasures from Tuscany Hi It)

Jul Sun 31 ()ct. £4 1L5): family ticket £12. An insight into the litruscans. an ancient civilisation of highly sophisticated people who were contemporaries of the ancient (ireeks. featuring nearly 500 objects front the collections in 'I‘uscany.


Lady Stair's House. Lady Stair's (Jose. 52‘) 4‘)0l. Mon Sat l0am 5pm. Free. A treasure-house of items relating to three of Scotland's most famous writers: Robert Louis Steyenson. Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.

Dame Muriel Spark: Scottish By Formation Sat InJul Sat 30 ()ct. An exhibition celebrating the life and career of Dame Muriel Spark. author of the world- famotIs. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.

Outside the Cities



I52 Nethergate. 01582 009900.

Tue Wed. Sat & Sttn l0.3()am 5.30pm: 'I‘hu ck; liri l0.30am 8pm.

Marine Hugonnier t'ntil Sun 8 Aug. A major solo show for lirench artist Marine llugonnier featuring a selection of photographic works and her acclaimed 2003 film Ariana. which tracks her attempts to film the perfect panorama.



Mount Stuart. 0|7()() 503877. Mon. Wed & l-‘ri Sun 10am 5pm.

Langlands and Bell t'ntil Sun 26 Sep. An installation by Langlands and Bell. referencing the tiny fatnily chapel dedicated to St John the liyangelist and designed in I873 by the architect William Burges at Motint Stuart.



35 The Stirling Arcade. ()l78o 47036]. \Ved Sat llam 5pm.

Wendy McMurdo Sat It) Jul Sat 2S Aug. Photography exhibition from Various series tttade in the late l‘)‘)0s.