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Cearcall a’ Chuain [ the ocean’s cycle]

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. The exhibition  will include cases of sea related objects as well as the amazing collection of model boats from the Reverent Donald MacQuarrie.  …

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Blàthan Briste | Broken Flowers

Blàthan Briste | Broken Flowers is a collaborative exhibition by Alec Finlay and Hannah Imlach exploring energy independence, localism, and technology, from the Neolithic quernstones (hand-mills) of the islands, to the MoD rocket range on Uist and St Kilda, and the renewable energy arrays of the future. Preview – Saturday 5 August 7pm including Work Songs, …

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Hand-Milling Grain & Worksongs

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Soul Vessels – Kirsty O’Connor

Soul Vessels is inspired by the beautiful wooden boats built by five generations of the Stewart family on Grimsay. It also relates to the mythical significance, in many cultures including the Celtic, of the boat as a carrier of the souls of the dead. It commemorates personal losses, as well as honouring souls lost at …

Uist Arts Association (UAA)
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UAA Open Summer Show 2017

An exhibition of work by local artists, members of the Uist Arts Association.

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Saturday Club Tutors Required

We are looking to recruit more tutors to our pool of freelancers to run the Saturday Club at Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre. The popular Saturday Club sessions run every Saturday through the year with two tutors from 10am – 3pm – 3 x one hour sessions for different age groups with 30 minute …

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THE LOBSTER AND THE LACUNA | An Giomach agus an Fhaochag

A descent through the log books of Roberta Sinclair, naturalist and submariner.

BOILER HOUSE - Wapping Hydraulic Power Station image
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On Place, Ruins & Memory – The Wapping Project screening event

For a very long time, The Wapping Project worked with a place central to its commissioning, the Wapping Hydraulic Power Station. All the works were in dialogue with the unique and powerful space in which they presented themselves to the world. As an audience, you had to take courage to step down into an often …

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What is the Sky? – A Talk by Prof. Timothy Ingold

The sky arches over us all. Nothing could be more familiar, yet more mysterious. How do we perceive the sky?

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Part-time Art Courses, Lews Castle College

Part-time art courses in a range of subjects for complete beginners to experienced artists. Painting — Sept/Oct 2016 or May 2017 Vocal / Visual workshop — Sept 2016 Printmaking — Nov and Dec 2016 Figure Drawing —Oct 2016 Drawing — year round Photography — Oct/Nov or Jan 2017 Video and digital media — February 2017 …