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Friday 7th September 2018

CASTING OPPORTUNITY FOR NEW FEATURE FILM KAHLEEN CRAWFORD CASTING ARE LOOKING FOR LOCALS FOR SOME OF THE SMALLER ROLES IN A NEW FEATURE FILM SHOOTING ON UIST IN OCT-NOV THIS YEAR. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED AND FIT ANY OF THE CHARACTER BRIEFS BELOW PLEASE CONTACT US AT [email protected] WITH ‘UIST CASTING’ IN THE SUBJECT BOX […]

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Friday 24th August 2018

I am Zachary Wallace, a Canadian who has just arrived in North Uist and begun working as a film and visual arts trainee at Taigh Chearsabhagh. I learnt Gaelic on my own in Ontario, where my interest was first piqued by Gaelic songs. In my first week on the island, I picked and tried out razorclams and cockles. I liked the latter, at least!

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Thursday 16th August 2018

àite cruthachail/creative space Taigh Chearsabhagh is delighted to launch a new Creative Space project at Sgoil Lionacleit (Lionacleit Secondary School), Benbecula. This project has been made possible with the support of our sponsor R C MacAulay (Kirkibost) Ltd of North Uist and match funding from Arts & Business Scotland via the Culture & Business Fund […]

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With the final Runrig tour happening this weekend, it’s timely that Taigh Chearsabhagh has the Runrig archive available in the museum. We have over 1500 press cuttings, photographs and posters as well as a gold disc. Come in and have a look – if you haven’t got a ticket for the live events it’s the […]

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Monday 21st December 2015

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from all at Taigh Chearsabhagh to everyone we have worked with in 2015 1 Million Miles for Ellie, Access Archaeology, Alda’s Taxis, Alasdair MacEachan, Am Paipear, An Lanntair, An Talla Sollais, Archie Campbell, Aros, Atlas Arts, Breacan Training, Bobby Niven, Caledonian MacBrayne, Campbell Stewart MacLennan, Caraidean Uibhist, Ceòlas, CoCreator, […]

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Thursday 30th October 2014

press release 30/10/14 for immediate use; There’s good news for North Uist’s award-winning museum and arts centre, Taigh Chearsabhagh.  In the latest round of Creative Scotland funding the centre has secured £305,000 over the next three years. The investment will mean Lochmaddy’s community hub is not only able to consolidate a reputation built up over […]

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Thursday 21st August 2014

Verbatim transcriptions of a series of conversations between Hamish McIlwraith and seven residents of North Uist. These recorded communications are stories recalling fundamental aspects of island life and can be read here as a fluent narrative that is nostalgic and informative.

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Friday 25th April 2014

  On the 23rd of April we welcomed artist Vija Celmins to the centre in which she very kindly discussed her current exhibition with Emma Nicolson, Director ATLAS Arts and curator of Broad Reach and esteemed gallerist and ARTIST ROOMS founder Anthony d’Offay.  This was a rare chance to witness this internationally-acclaimed artist who normally shies away from […]

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Friday 7th March 2014

We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to help with our upcoming ARTIST ROOMS exhibition. This opportunity is for an exhibition ambassador who will engage in all aspects of our exhibition programme including invigilation, learning workshops and guided tours.   Image: Vija Celmins, Jupiter Moon – Constellation,1983 ARTIST ROOMS Tate and National Galleries of Scotland. Acquired jointly through The d’Offay […]

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Thursday 10th October 2013

Between Tides Annual Open Exhibition Call for Entries Submissions are requested for the Annual UAA Open selling exhibition entitled ‘Between Tides’ at Taigh Chearsabhagh, Gallery 1, 2 & Cafe. The show will run from: 9 November – 31 December 2013 preview Friday 8th november 7.30pm Submissions are now invited for this open exhibition in any […]

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Monday 17th June 2013

  we are delighted to announce the two artists selected Alex Hartley & Jon MacLeod Alex Hartley will take up his residency on St Kilda on 25 June until the 8 July. Jon MacLeod will undertake his residency from 22 july to 8 August. The National Trust for Scotland, Scottish Natural Heritage and Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts […]

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Tuesday 23rd October 2012

Taigh Chearsabhagh Trust is looking to strengthen and diversify its voluntary board with skilled and dedicated people to help us build our organisation for the future. Since 1995, Taigh Chearsabhagh has been a respected and thriving Art Gallery & Museum in Lochmaddy in North Uist. It is an accredited museum and Foundation Organisation of Creative Scotland. We’re looking to create […]

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Thursday 16th August 2012

Tuesday 14th August Filmed the huge rotor blades for the Lochcarnan Community Windfarm being loaded onto lorries today. Beautiful, sleek aerodynamic forms that twist and curve into the wind, they reminded me of the bodies of whales, perhaps because I’ve just spent a week with artist Claudia Losi who has made wonderful works with the […]

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Tuesday 10th July 2012

Supporting BRAVE on the Screen Machine tour from 24th August Three short animated films were created in four days at Fèis Tìr an Eòrna 2012 on the Isle of North Uist.    The Hills of South Uist click on image to play video   The tune ‘The Hills of South Uist’ was played by Chloe […]

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Thursday 26th April 2012

The A-Z of Getting On, a Taigh Chearsabhagh/UistFilm commission for BBC Scotland made with recent school leaver students at Cothrom about young people from the Outer Hebrides look at the challenges and opportunities in finding a career is now online.

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Monday 24th October 2011

http://vimeo.com/30320754 We set off from Lochmaddy, with packed lunches, cameras, video cameras, sketch books, and water-proof rainwear, just in case we would need it. As we passed the first smaller islands, we noticed that there is a cross shape on the top of one of them. The view of the sea and the land looks […]

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Ronay and Ceann Airigh Trip The weather was fantastic as we set off from Grimsay on the boat. Midges had been feasting on us until we started moving. The reflections of the land on the water took my breath away. We passed a fish farm, where the fish jumped up to peek at us, and then the engine became […]

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