Photographs by Chris Dorman exploring Edinburgh cityscapes. Part of Edinburgh Fling.

I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2—5pm.

Home of a line collection of works. from the Renaissance to Post-1mpressionism. including Velazquez. El Greco. Rembrandt. Gainsborough. Degas. Van Gogh and Scottish Colourists.

German Printmaking In The Age oi Goethe Until Sun 7 May. The celebrated German novelist anti poet Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749—1832) was also an inspiration for his nation‘s artists in a time of extraordinary change. Touring from London‘s South Bank Centre. this exhibition is of 70 prints frotn that time. displaying a great richness and quality of production.

I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75-79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm: Sat l()am—-1pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until Wed 10 May. Jewellery by Rebecca Halstead. paintings by Gordon Wyllie. crafts by Michael Lythgoe and prints by Margaret Smyth. I OVERSEAS HOUSE Royal Overseas League. Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Mott—Sun 10am—6pm. Stephanie Sampson Until 30 Jun. Paintings and drawings from Canada-born artist Stephanie Sampson.

I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 191 l. Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm. Grapevine Until Sat 13 May. A photographic exhibition of work by Susan Lipper the result of live years‘ work reflecting the daily events in a small community in West Virginia‘s mining hills. Lipper lived alongside her subjects and her lens captures their lives in a revealing. often disturbing way. There are no holds barred in this haunting. intimate portrayal of rural life. displayed in Lipper‘s large black and white

photo ra hs.

I OUEEN’S HALL Clerk Street. 668 3456. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm and concert evenings for concert ticket holders.

The Scottish landscape Until 27 May. Oil paintings by Banffshire artist Peter Drewett anti work by Scottish watercolourist Rod Munro.

I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN 552 7171. Mon—Sun 10am—5pni.

Flora OI China Inverleith House. Until 23 Jul. China has one of the world’s richest floras. with an eighth of all known plant species. but the effects of rapid population growth are threatening many of them.

This exhibition explores the nation‘s flora. r

Part of the lntemational Science Festival. I ROYAL INFIRMARY OF EDINBURGH GALLERY Lower surgical corridor. Royal Infirmary. l Lauriston Place.

Juego oe Colorines Until Sat 17 Jun. Prints and collage by Jan Nirnmo and Susan Norrie.

I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm. £1.50 (75p).

169th Annual Exhibition at The Itoyal Scottish Academy Until 8 Jul. The annual feast of the best of Academy art includes sculpture by David Mach and Sir Eduardo Paolozzi. plus work by Elizabeth Blackadder and RSA president William Baillie.

I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-4pm.

Mixed Exhibition Mon 8—31 May. Paintings by Fionna Carlisle. ceramics by Kate Malone and jewellery by Ann Shilito.

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. William Crozier 1897-1930 Thurs l 1 May—9 Jul. The first major exhibition of Crozier’s work since a show in 1931. following the artist‘s premature death at 33. Renowned for his landscape painting. he was a contemporary of Gillies.

Portrait Gallery has been transformed into


Being Human: Steven Capbell's recent portrait t film director Bill Forsyth. currently on show at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

MacTaggart and Redpath. and was one of j the most original artists of his time. 5

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 892 l. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Still 2-5pm. [1)]. Cafe. Scotland's bonniest and heastliest monarchs. politicians. writers and artists. The recent home-coming of a 1748 portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie by the leading French portrait painter Maurice- Quentin de La Tour is an added attraction. Findlay Court The gap site beside the

Celebrating cafe life and table tops. from lavish settings to the teapot and ashtray. Ian Thompson's work is an array of colour and shape. ‘I'm part of the irony in this strange world where chefs become superstars. thousands starve to death and 3 artists paint in celebration of the culinary arts.‘ says the artist.

I TORRANCE GALLERY 2S1) Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.

25th Anniversary Exhibition Until Sat 13 May. Celebrating 25 years of art exhibitions at the Torrance Gallery.

I WASPS Patriot Hall. Hamilton Place. 225 1289. Tue—Fri 5—7pm; Sat 2—5pm.

; In Retrospect Until Sun 14 May. Paintings by Philip Duffy. created between 1981—1995.

a garden. with a central design of animals and birds. created in pebbles and coloured stone. The court is named after the gallery's benefaCtor. John Ritchie Findlay of Aberlour. a proprieter of the .S't‘olsmtm newspaper. who died in 1898.

I STILLS 23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876. Tue—Fri l 1.30am—6pm; Sat noon—5pm. Charles Piazzl Smyth Until 27 May. Scientist. explorer. artist. author and Scotland’s Astronomer Royal. Piazzi Smith led a complex. incongruous life during the 1800s. This exhibition gathers the diverse elements of the man’s life. from his fascination with photographing cloud formations and his painting. to his scientific accomplishments and controversial beliefs.

I TALBOT RICE GALLERY The University of Edinburgh, Old College. South Bridge. 650 2211. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm.

Arctic Paintings Until 20 May. Known for his paintings of his home territory of Angus. James Morrison (RSA) has made several trips beyond the Arctic Circle to create a series of paintings. This exhibition explores his experiences some of the works were painted on site. others on his return to his Montrose studio. See lectures.

I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm and during performances.

Food Fit For A Fat Cat Until Sat 6 May.

I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 225 2424. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm. A11 manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages. The museum‘s newest residents are two young boys in the form of an 8ft fibreglass and wood sculpture by award- winning Graham lbbeson.

I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND 2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm.

Animal Magic Until 11 Jun. An exhibition exploring the use of animals real and fantastic as decoration and symbols.

I SCOTTISH UNITED SERVICES MUSEUM Edinburgh Castle. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm; Sun Ham—5.30pm. Free. but there is an admission charge for the castle.

For Your Freedom And Ours: Poland, Scotland and the Second World War Many Polish soldiers came to Scotland in the 40s. Their mark is left in this exhibition of uniforms, insignia and equipment. as well as drawings. prints and other personal material.



I IRONWORNS GALLERY Summerlee Heritage Trust. West Canal Street. 01236 431261. Mon-Sun 10am—5pm. Fragments Until 2t May. Work by Gavin Strain including portraits. comic art. life drawing and landscapes.


I CALLENDAR HOUSE Callendar Park. ()1324 612134. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5an

An Edinburgh Suite Until 28 May. Images by artists from the Edinburgh Printmakers' Workshop. inspired by Scotland‘s capital.


I KIRKCALDY MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY War Memorial Gardens. 01592 260732. Mon—Sat 10.3()am-—5pm; Sun 2—5an

Story From Glasgow Until 4 Jun. Ken

Currie's ()7 lino cuts depicting an urban wasteland and based on the story of a Glasgow man. plunged from a secure home life into the horrors of London‘s cardboard city.


Lectures are listed by city, then alphabetically by subject.


General Sir David Baird Discovering The Body Of The Sultan Tippoo Saib National Gallery of Scotland. Fri 5 May. 12.45pm. Free. Sir David Wilkie's work is discussed by Anne Buddle.

Heavy Structures In A Landscape Setting Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 8 May. 12.45pm. Free. Pat Fisher discusses William McCance‘s work. David Allan’s The Mar Family (1793) Seottish National Portrait Gallery. Wed 10 May. 12.45pm. Free. A talk by Siobhan Dougherty.

Rocky Landscape National Gallery of Scotland. Fri 12 May. 12.45pm. Free. Michael Cassin discusses the work by Gainsborough.

William Crozier Scottish National Gallery ofModern Art. Mon 15 May. 12.45pm. Free. Ann Simpson gives a talk.

James Boswell (1740-1795) Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Wed 17 May, 12.45pm. Free. A look at the work of the biographer and autobiographer in a talk by Paul Scott.







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