Poetry Evening headlined by the Edinburgh-based poet Henry Marsh and North Uist Poet, Pauline Prior-Pitt, and the Uist Writing Group. This will be the third visit at Taigh Chearsabhagh from Henry Marsh. Henry, who has spent part of every summer in Uist, will be reading his Uist poems, personal reflection poems, and selections from, “The […]
An exhibition of work by local artists, members of the Uist Arts Association.
Join storyteller and folk singer Matthew Crampton for stories and songs from his book Human Cargo: Emigration, Slavery and Transportation. Find out more about the book here. Understanding today’s migrant crisis through story and song from the past. HUMAN CARGO explores the experiences of people who were trafficked or transported in the 18th and 19th […]
A descent through the log books of Roberta Sinclair, naturalist and submariner.
What is the Sky? – Talk by Prof. Timothy Ingold – Thursday 4 May Taisbeanadh de dhealbhan-camara le triùir dhealbhairean às Uibhist, Ruairidh MacDhòmhnaill às Uibhist a Tuath, Iain A Monk à Beinn na Faoghla agus Jean-François Martin às Uibhist a Deas. Tha iad gu lèir aithnichte airson an cuid dhealbhan den iarmailt Uibhistich. […]
Deiseal’ is a commissioned piece for the An Lanntair Creative Places ‘Bealach’ project. Jon Macleod’s project expands on the meaning of ‘Bealach’ as a pass to the notion of passage and passing. In particular the passage of the sun expressed in the Gaelic word ‘Deiseal’ – from it’s root meaning of ‘sunwise’, Images were taken […]
This year’s annual Comann Eachdraidh Uibhist a Tuath exhibition Cearcall a’ Chuain [ the ocean’s cycle] explores the fascinating theme of the sea and stories about the waters that surround our island.
Elemental is a creative exploration by local artists Peter Ferguson and Meg Rodger of their relationship with the wind and weather of the Hebrides.
A collective exhibition of UAA members work to mark the 21st birthday of the opening of Taigh Chearsabhagh – Celebration of beauty, people, community, place, colour, light.
POETRY SAVE THE DATE Thursday 3 November Scotland’s Makar – Jackie Kay Booking Essential To book call Taigh Chearsabhagh on 01870603970
Poetry Evening Geopoetics with Norman Bissell + Open Mic Thursday 29 September 7.30pm. Donations at door.
Preview – Friday 23 September 7pm. All welcome, refreshments provided. A comprehensive retrospective exhibition of the work of the much-loved peripatetic art teacher and accomplished artist. Paintings generously loaned by family, friends and admirers from across Scotland. The exhibition includes a biographical exhibition in Gallery 1 upstairs featuring Katharine’s poetry, illustrative and early work, […]
Imagination is a wonderful thing. If you ask the clients of Craigard Day Centre to draw a bird, the sky is the limit! Based on the drawings, these mosaics have been created through talk and smiles, nods and shakes of the head, communicating preference for this or that shape, colour or stone. They’ve been created […]
A collective exhibition of work by Uist Arts Association members drawing on and inspired by archaeology – Echoes, Marks and Memory. Collective exhibition of work by Uist Arts Association members drawing on and inspired by Archaeology :- Echoes, Marks and Memory. What does the presence of people leave behind? Local artists and makers respond to […]
Sgoran san Àrainneached | Lesions in the Landscape by UK/Danish artist Shona Illingworth is a powerful new multi-screen installation, exploring the impact of amnesia and the erasure of individual and cultural memory. Revealing the devastating effects of amnesia on one woman and the striking parallels with the sudden evacuation of the inhabitants of St Kilda […]
An exhibition inspired by memory & migration. Lews Castle College/UHI art course tutors group show.
A new exhibition at Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Art Centre in Lochmaddy brings together a number of British artists who have a shared passion for fly-fishing
The artist will visit Uist on Friday 11 March and will present a talk on his practice at Taigh Chearsabhagh in the evening at 7pm. The talk is free and everybody is welcome. Refreshments will be provided. The American artist Matthew Rangel is presenting an exhibition of his drawings and fine art graphic works in […]
Preview – Friday 22 January 7pm. Refreshments. All welcome. Mariners’ Tales Ceilidh now rescheduled for Friday 5 February 2-4pm. With Ian Stephen. Plus guided exhibition tour. Free. All welcome. Come and share sea stories. An exhibition featuring 12 artists from three European working ports and delivered by post. PortAble brings together artists from the north west Highlands […]
Toradh ar Saothrach | Fruits of our Labour is produced by a group of artists from Craigard Day Centre in Lochmaddy. The exhibition is the second outcome of our long-term project on crofting (more here and here). This year’s work is an animated film and framed collages, that each artist has made from work produced at a short […]