Watch out for...museums;Arts in Scotland

27th August 1999 at 01:00

Design Machine, September 24-January 9, 2000

How do designers work? What inspires them and how do they turn an idea into reality? School workshops explore how everyone is affected by designs around us.


Animate and Fascinate, September 4-October 9

Exhibition on the diversity of animation and the influence of new technology on techniques. School workshops, demonstrations and talks plus appearances from Morph, Rex the Runt, Wallace and Gromit. Contact Morag Davidson on 0141 548 2634.


Geology Week, September 11-19

Why do volcanoes erupt? Could Jurassic Park really happen? Films, tours, talks and trails.

Sentimental Journey: a history of souvenirs, until January 9, 2000

The history of souvenirs from medieval times to the present.


Scottish Art, Liberation and Tradition 1963-1975, until October 17

Pop art and conceptual art plus traditional, expressive work. Fifty paintings, sculptures and photographs by 35 artists, including Bellany, Paolozzi and Philipson. The Dundee Public Art Project will help primary children to produce autobiographical boxes based on work in the show. Call John Cairns on 01382 229473.


On the Road - travelling folk in Dumfries and Galloway, until September 4

An exhibition on the lifestyles of the area's travelling families in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

The Bronze Age,

September 11-October 30

Learn about the communities, beliefs, economy and technology in Britain circa 2500-700BC. School workshops available.

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