Events & Exhibitions Archive

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RESCHEDULED Playful and informative workshop for children and families considering the effects of environmental concerns facing North Uist, culminating in a postcard writing and drawing exercise. Some of these postcards will be sent forward to politicians and polluters to help draw attention to the need for action to protect and preserve the vulnerable low-lying Uists […]

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A slow guided tide-line walk, with Pauline Prior-Pitt, focusing on observation, movement exercises and deep listening, culminating in a group responsive writing workshop. Workshops will take place on Baile Sear Beach. Suitable clothing and footwear required. Bring some lunch, if you want, for picnic afterwards. Share thisFacebookTwitterPinterestEmail

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A practical mark-making workshop, using materials found at the tide-line. Primarily for art students and practitioners, but anyone interested is welcome. Workshops will take place on Baile Sear Beach. Suitable clothing and footwear required. To reserve a place book below. Share thisFacebookTwitterPinterestEmail

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2020 theme: Scotland’s Coasts and Waters Limited opening from Monday 3 August. As part of the one-way system through the building the exhibition is now open to the public and has been extended till Saturday 15 August Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 10am – 1pm, Saturdays 10am – 4pm Annual Summer Open exhibition presented by the UAA […]

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An exhibition of selected work from the past year by students on the BA (Hons) Fine Art and the NC Art and Design. Students have made work across a wide range of media and subject matter, with a grounding in place and a connection to the community, environment and ecology of Uist. For more information […]

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I conceived this work almost a year ago. I had a vision of a drawing installed in the busy cafe at Taigh Chearsabhagh. Filling up the height of the space with the social noise and clatter of crockery and tables to support it and help bring it to life.

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Due to likely continuing COVID-19 restrictions the Trust will hold its Annual General Meeting by Zoom Tuesday 26th May at 6.30pm All welcome. Please email [email protected] before Wednesday 20th May to register attendance and receive online meeting link.  also Call for New Trustees Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre in Lochmaddy, North Uist, is an award-winning arts, heritage, […]

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Fàilte | Welcome to the virtual Zoom launch of the Taigh Chearsabhagh 360º Tour including a reception for exhibiting artists Stuart Mackenzie RSA and Sheenagh Patience with screenings of new short films Moon Stag and also On Those Days with Pauline Prior-Pitt email [email protected] to confirm attendance. you will be sent an invite link before […]

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Sheenagh Patience Virtual Cafe Exhibition “It is a place of constant change and new discoveries. Across the flat space between the high and low tidal zone the sea deposits its gifts to be found and claimed, then takes back what is unwanted. With each new tide comes something new, something previously unseen. The surface of […]

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Due to Social Distancing restrictions this event has been postponed till further notice. Taigh Chearsabhagh is looking at ways of presenting events online. More details soon   Special Guest Marjorie Lotfi Gill Open Mike in the second half, one published poem. Friday 27 March 10.30am Writing Workshop with Marjorie Lotfi Gill Numbers limited so please contact [email protected] to […]

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The concept of species and how each individual fish, bird, plant or animal conforms to the complexity of type is at the centre of Stuart Mackenzie’s Species Morphology body of work.

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An electric, eclectic mash-up of archive material looking at the past from the future, with a specially commissioned soundtrack, Arcadia examines the rich and strange history of the British countryside.

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Horizon Rising is a continuum of David Cass’s practice on environmental themes – in particular sea level rise – over the decade since graduating from Edinburgh College of Art. His work is of particular relevance to North Uist and Taigh Chearsabhagh.

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A showcase some of the Cinema Sgìre collection in Gallery 1 courtesy of  Museum & Tasglann nan Eilean Collection. Cinema Sgìre was a community based film project that operated in the late 1970’s and was based in South Uist.  Set up under a programme set up by the newly established local authority, Comhairle nan Eilean, […]

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Join Catriona and Fiona for drop-in craft sessions in the Taigh Chearsabhagh Cafe on 30th November, 7th December and 14th December between 1pm and 3pm. You will have the opportunity to make a variety of festive crafts, from pom-pom wreaths and twig decorations to Lino print cards. Materials will be provided. These sessions will take […]

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Drawing from Life: The Artist Educator A one-day symposium at Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre, North Uist Saturday 23rd November 2019 9.30am – 3.30pm To celebrate Taigh Chearsabhagh hosting the Donald Smith – Eileanach : Islander exhibition this one-day symposium creates an opportunity to explore the continued attraction for artist educators to live and work […]

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22 Nov, 19:30 Taigh Chearsabhagh  Margot Henderson is a Scots Irish poet, storyteller, songwriter and community artist. She sees her work as celebrating our connection to nature, place, community and heritage. Margot will be leading ‘a good blether’, sharing her stories, poems and songs. Those of you who have heard Margot before will know what a […]

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Taigh Chearsabhagh Wed 20th Nov, 7:30pm.   Mandy Haggith is an author, poet and environmental activist. She is currently a director of the Assynt Foundation. This evening she will be talking about her fascinating and gripping Iron Age Saga, which began with The Walrus Mutterer. She will also be introducing us to poems from her latest […]

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Born in rural Lewis in 1926, Donald John Smith was – wrote Gray’s School of Art Principal Ian Fleming in 1958 – ‘the outstanding student of his year … unquestionably a man of great ability as an artist.” He would go on to be exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy, Society of Scottish Artists, Aberdeen […]

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