Virtual reading events celebrating Book Week Scotland hosted by Pauline Prior-Pitt Monday 16 November 7.30pm Vilborg Davíðsdóttir, a distinguished Icelandic writer with a background in journalism and ethnology, is the author of a trilogy of novels about the life of Auður the Deepminded. The books throw a new and unexpected light […]
image by Ruaraidh Macdonald This is a DIY evening on the theme of Magic and Miracles. Lots of poems would fit into his broad theme, what is magical to you, what appears to be miraculous. Please bring two or three poems to share on Zoom. “I know it will feel strange, but it’s all […]
A thousand year old saga of a valiant viking woman linked to women of the Outer Hebrides today.
Trusadh | A Gathering is an exhibition of new work by Rachel Duckhouse, made in response to her RSA Residencies for Scotland residency in the summer of 2019. She walked the 156 miles of the Hebridean Way, from Vatersay to Stornoway, then spent two weeks in the studio at Taigh Chearsabhagh in Lochmaddy, North Uist, reflecting on her experience of the landscape.
A two-day Symposium, in collaboration with University of the Highlands & Islands, Centre for Rural Creativity and the Art School at UHI, North Uist, in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides, foregrounding Contemporary Landscape Practices in Photography and Film.
Join us for a virtual poetry evening MC’d by Pauline Prior-Pitt Special guest Jen Hadfield is a renowned poet and visual artist who has made her home in Shetland. Her first collection, Almanacs, won an Eric Gregory Award in 2003. She is the youngest female poet to be awarded the T.S. Eliot Prize with her […]
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 […]
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
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
Tide Lines: A Short Film Invited artists Alix Rothnie and Sarah Calmus will create a moving image work, in collaboration with Taigh Chearsabhagh and UistFilm and local communities responding directly to the waters of North Uist, and the threats to its community of an encroaching tide-line. The project is funded by SNH as part of […]
Work in Progress In this Day and Age is a photographic project about people who have moved to the Western Isles from other places, both from within and from outside of the UK. This work was conceived as, and will later become a book publication. An island is a singular place, with clearly defined boundaries. […]
When The World Becomes Our Body | An Saoghal Nar Bodhaig Where does the human body begin and where does the natural world end? Ecognosis is an exhibition that consists of three new video works commissioned by Taigh Chearsabhagh which investigates the relationship between the human body and the tidal landscape. By giving nature the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.