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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Taigh Chearsabhagh proudly welcomes the exhibition of the first graduate to emerge from the B.A. (Hons.) in Fine Art based at Taigh Chearsabhagh. The exhibition of the seven graduates work runs from 3 september till 29 october in both galleries 1 & 2.
Taigh Chearsabhagh has been awarded Full Accreditation status under the national scheme run by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA)
if you havent already had a chance to see these fantastic exhibitions you’ve only got a few weeks left. more on Echo here. more on Sea Wings here.
nice feature on Taigh Chearsabhagh in Northings, a great source of cultural info in the Highlands & Islands http://northings.com/2011/04/01/taigh-chearsabhagh/
Contributors were asked to make short films about their lives and their communities with training and support from the professional production team at Taigh Chearsabhagh.
Taigh Chearsabhagh has recently received £250,000 to refurbish the galleries, shop and cafe spaces. The purpose of the gallery and shop refurbishment is for improved insulation, lower energy consumption and a reduced carbon footprint.
A collaboration between Taigh Chearsabhagh and Sustainable Uist, the festival presented a fantastic weekend of screenings and related events focussing on climate change and sustainability issues in island and maritime contexts. Visit the Uist Eco Film Festival website Funding is being sought to run the festival again.