Galleries/Exhibition: Forgotten Stories, the Joy of Trains and the Art of Golf
July 23-31. Free admission. Dundas Street Gallery, 6A Dundas Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6HZ.
St Andrews is a town steeped in history, it was also a place of religious pilgrimage for centuries after the bones of Saint Andrew were kept in St Andrews Cathedral. This exhibit features a collection of limited edition fine art oil paintings, canvases and prints all inspired by the historic Old Course.
Houses worthy of the people
July 28 – September 18. Free admission. Gallery 1, Edinburgh Engravers,
Castle Mills 1 Dundee Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9FP
This new installation created by Tessa Lynch promotes alternative building techniques inspired by play and the natural world. Much of the imagery and sound in the exhibition was developed following a children’s workshop Lynch held in April with Glasgow Sculpture Studios. Lynch worked with a group of children from the Queen’s Cross Housing Association to design and build their ideal homes with building materials donated by members of the GSS studio.
July 23 – October 31. Free admission. Maryhill Burgh Halls, 10-24 Gairbraid Avenue, Glasgow, G20 8YE.
This exhibition features 50 pots that tell the story of the people who worked in Scottish industrial pottery. The pots on display are artifacts that have survived the buildings in which they were produced and the people who produced them. The exhibition also celebrates 50 years of the Scottish Pottery Society.
Rhythm of rain
July 24-31. Free admission. Birch Tree Gallery, 23A Dundas Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6QQ.
Rhythm of the Rain is a dynamic and exciting exhibition featuring the figurative art of artist Laura Gill. The figure conveys a sense of rhythm, creating a powerful energy that contributes to the overall atmospheric effect of his paintings.
Animal Art – Prints and Poetry
July 23-31. Free admission. Scottish Ornithologists Club, Waterson House, Aberlady, EH31 0PY.
Two exhibitions celebrating nature, prints and poetry are presented at the Scottish Ornithologists Club in Aberfeldy. Woodcuts, accompanied by the poems they illustrate, line the corridors. Artist Carry Akroyd presents serigraphs and lithographs inspired by the poetry of John Clare in the main gallery.
Exhibition of Cupar model trains
July 23-24. Entry from €5. Corn Exchange, Sainte-Catherine Street, Cupar, KY15 4BT.
Cupar District Model Railway Club presents its 27th annual exhibition. There will be over 15 model train exhibits from across the country. A children’s favorite lego layout will also be on display. There are a variety of other displays throughout the exhibit.
Positive Currents: Forgotten Stories and Future Voices
July 23 – September 11. Free admission (with admission to the museum). The Scottish Fisheries Museum, St Ayles Harbourhead, Anstruther, KY10 3AB.
The Scottish Fisheries Museum and the Scottish Seabird Center invite the public to experience the stories of the Forth from a past, present and future perspective. The Firth of Forth, along with its coasts and islands, has a rich history and a wealth of stories to share and visitors to the exhibition can discover these and their impact on our lives today.
July 23 – August 28. Free admission. Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, Glasgow, G41 2PE.
This large-scale, multi-sensory exhibition was curated by Edinburgh-based organization Artlink. It is the culmination of years of pioneering research through a process of mutual learning through collaborative play. The exhibited works seek to expand our perceptions of what works of art might be and to break down the barriers of access to contemporary art.
July 23 – August 13. Free admission. Project Capacity, Trongate 103, Glasgow, G1 5HD.
After a two-year hiatus, Project Ability’s annual Young Talent Show returns to Trongate. The exhibition features works by young artists working in Project Ability’s Create studio programs. The sheer volume of artists featured, as well as the different mediums and styles on display create an exciting atmosphere as well as a fun gallery experience.
Discover the depths
July 28 – October 31. Free admission with admission to Dynamic Earth. Dynamic Earth, 112-116 Holyrood Gait, Edinburgh, EH8 8AS.
Explore the seabed with the new Dynamic Earth Gallery. Meet Scotland’s marine science pioneers, including Edinburgh’s Charles Wyville Thomson, whose exploration of marine environments pioneered oceanography. Explore the habitats and creatures of the deep sea. Visitors can also explore the equipment used by scientists to explore such a vast environment.