This exhibition tells the story of St Kilda from the earliest history until the present day including the wildlife and the people. Although there are now no permanent residents there is still a strong Uist link through the civilian personel who staff the MoD military base which is on the island.
Vija Celmins ARTIST ROOMS comes to Uist
We are pleased to host Timespan’s touring exhibition ‘Out of Place’ featuring works by internationally renowned Scotland based artists Corin Sworn, Graham Fagen and Dalziel+Scullion.
18th – 25th of January Studio One
w/ special screening Friday 17th January 7:30pm
The 2013 exhibition is in both gallery spaces and the cafe with a wide range of paintings, prints and 3D work from over 25 mostly locally based. Most of the work is for sale, so invest in local artists and get a unique and modestly-priced festive gift from the exhibition. Work can be uplifted before […]
THIS LAND presents a beautifully alternative view of the Scottish landscape, inspired by the Year of Natural Scotland, through works by artists with a diverse range of practices.
The Flat Earth Trilogy is a series of documentary artworks each made entirely from information found on the worldwide web. They are shown together for the first time in their single screen form at Taigh Chearsabhagh. The trilogy covers a six-year period beginning with Flat Earth (2007), A short film about War (2009/2010) and ending […]
Uist Art Association – Open Studio Trail PREVIEW – FRIDAY 28 JUNE 7.30pm ALL WELCOME This summer’s Open Studio Trail runs from Saturday 29th June through to 20th July. Look out for the Art on the Map leaflet. The Open Studio Trail a great way to see the incredible range of art & crafts in the […]
LEWS CASTLE COLLEGE STUDENTS END OF YEAR SHOW STUDIOS 1, 2 & 3 a fantastic showcase for the exciting art education opportunities available at Taigh Chearsabhagh through Lews Castle College and UHI for more information on BA(hons) Fine Art and NC courses click here
In 2005, after severe storm damage in the Outer Hebrides, a major habitat for many bird species, Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre, in collaboration with artist/academic Keith McIntyre, director of GSN at Northumbria University, and musician Karen Wimhurst, initiated The Fragility of Flight project which has become an ongoing series of exhibitions and research programmes. […]
Welcome to Ar Stèidh san t-Saoghal – Our Place in the World. A seven-year plan for Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre. Based in North Uist in the Outer Hebrides, our work is rooted in the Uist community and its strong creative and heritage sectors. Our main role here is: enabling, developing and mentoring, creating […]
An installation of degree show work by BAFA (Hons) graduate Margaret Joan MacIsaac
Poetry Evening with the poet Liz Niven Liz is a remarkable poet writing in English and Scots and has read her poems in festivals at home and abroad. This evening she will be reading from her latest collection The Shard Box and from Anything You Say, a collaboration with Australian artist Fiona Lee about […]
Her magnifications of skin lit by natural light resemble light effects in the landscape and micro/macro views of cells/earth.
In late 1959 and early 1960 the American photographer Neil Priessman came to Uist and spent time travelling around the island with Dr Alex Macleod.
The Machair Art project is an exciting opportunity for the students to explore and investigate the machair through the media of art. This will encourage a wider perception of contemporary art, the methods in which artists work and gain new skills in the areas of drawing and digital photography. It is hoped that the project […]
The annual Uist Arts Association Open Exhibition is in Taigh Chearsabhagh Gallery 1 & Cafe from saturday 3 November till Saturday 29 december. The theme this year is WAYS of SEEING. The exhibition features the work of over 30 local artists and students from the Lews Castle College/UHI art courses based at Taigh Chearsabhagh. Most […]
An exhibition of atmospheric, lively, well-executed Uist landscapes by a talented emerging local artist.
Carved Stone Balls are among the earliest examples of art in Scotland. In addition they are almost unique to Scotland.
The exhibition is the culmination of a residency project with 7 local artists, writers and composers looking at transience in coastal habitation in the Uists. The project has been funded by Scotland’s Islands 2011.
‘3’ is a group exhibition of work by students in the third year of the School’s Fine Art Degree programme.