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Study Group
Apr
25
7:30 pm19:30

Study Group

  • The Pier Arts Centre

An informal discussion forum for those keen to take a more in-depth look at Pier Arts Centre collection and exhibition programme. 

Festival of Deep Time
Apr
21
Apr 23

Festival of Deep Time

  • Pier Arts Centre

The Festival of Deep time comprises a series of interdisciplinary workshops, talks and field-trips

Study Group
Mar
29
7:00 pm19:00

Study Group

  • Pier Arts Centre

An informal discussion forum for those keen to take a more in-depth look at Pier Arts Centre collection and exhibition programme.

Leading Lights
Feb
25
Mar 4

Leading Lights

  • The PIer Arts Centre

Leading Lights workshops designed for children aged P1-P7. Saturday 25 February & 4 March, 11.00am-12.30pm

Piergroup Social Evening
Feb
2
7:00 pm19:00

Piergroup Social Evening

  • Pier Arts Centre

Piergroup open evening with students from Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen including some practical art making activities, as well as an opportunity to find out more about the group and the projects that Piergroup initiates and develops with the gallery.

Seasonal Opening Times
Dec
29
Dec 31

Seasonal Opening Times

  • The Pier Arts Centre

Seasonal opening times
Thursday 29 - Saturday 31 December Open 11am-4pm
Come along for a final chance to see the Annual Christmas Open Exhibition

Christmas Family Afternoon
Dec
10
2:00 pm14:00

Christmas Family Afternoon

  • Pier Arts Centre

Festive arts and crafts activities for all the family
Activities are drop-in and designed for 3 years upwards with a bit of help! 
All children must be accompanied by an adult.
A free event with no booking required

 

Mulled Wine Sunday
Nov
20
12:00 pm12:00

Mulled Wine Sunday

  • The Pier Arts Centre

Special Seasonal Sunday opening giving visitors a chance to see the Annual Christmas Open Exhibition and browse the Christmas shop stock while enjoying a glass of mulled wine.

October Holiday Family Drop-In Activities
Oct
18
Oct 29

October Holiday Family Drop-In Activities

  • Pier Arts Centre

Each day – Tuesday to Saturday – throughout the school holidays we offer a range of fun art activities focusing on our current exhibitions and permanent collection.
Activities are drop-in and designed for 3 years upwards with a bit of help! 
All children must be accompanied by an adult.
A free event with no booking required

 

Study Group
Oct
4
7:00 pm19:00

Study Group

  • Pier Arts Centre

An informal opportunity to explore the Centre’s permanent collection and exhibitions programme in greater depth. Free but booking preferred

Piergroup Japanese Evening
Sep
21
7:00 pm19:00

Piergroup Japanese Evening

  • Pier Arts Centre

An open invitation to come along and taste some Japanese sushi & green tea, bannock and Orkney cheese, try your hand at origami paperwork, calligraphy and book binding.
Free – no booking required but helpful if you let us know you are planning to come along

 

Study Group
Sep
13
7:00 pm19:00

Study Group

  • Pier Arts Centre

An informal opportunity to explore the Centre’s permanent collection and exhibitions programme in greater depth. Free but booking preferred

Study Group
Aug
16
7:30 pm19:30

Study Group

  • Pier Arts Centre

An informal opportunity to explore the Centre’s permanent collection and exhibitions

Grimlings Tour
May
13
8:00 pm20:00

Grimlings Tour

  • Pier Arts Centre

Out-of-hours tour of the Pier Arts Centre in the ‘grimlings’, (Orkney dialect for twilight.) with particular focus on works that involve light.

Mentoring Events
Apr
29
May 1

Mentoring Events

  • Pier Arts Centre

A series of free mentoring events aimed at recent art graduates offering an opportunity to discuss wider issues involved with living and working in Orkney and maintaining their practice.

Study Group
Mar
29
7:00 pm19:00

Study Group

  • The Pier Arts Centre

An informal evening that takes a closer look at the Centre's collection and exhibition programme

Japanese Consul-General Talk
Mar
22
7:30 pm19:30

Japanese Consul-General Talk

  • Pier Arts Centre

Mr Hajime Kitaoka, the Japanese Consul-General in Edinburgh, gives a presentation in which he considers Scotland, from a Japanese perspective.