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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.

A Blank Canvas - Piergroup session
Mar
14
7:00 pm19:00

A Blank Canvas - Piergroup session

  • The Pier Arts Centre

The evening will include some practical art making activities, as well as an
opportunity to discuss  ideas and future projects
For more information contact the gallery on 850209
or email carol.dunbar@pierartscentre.com

Collection Tour
Mar
12
Apr 16

Collection Tour

  • Pier Arts Centre

An informal tour and discussion focussing on the permanent Collection

Spring 2016 programme of events
Feb
9
Feb 24

Spring 2016 programme of events

  • Pier Arts Centre

Watch out for details of our programme of events for 2016 including study group sessions, exhibition tours, artist talks and childrens workshops.

Piergroup Social Evening
Feb
4
7:00 pm19:00

Piergroup Social Evening

  • The Pier Arts Centre

Piergroup Social Evening 

The 2016 Piergroup programme will kick-off with an open evening at the Pier Arts Centre on Thursday 4 February 7-9pm. The evening will include some practical art making activity as well as an opportunity to find out more about the group and the projects that it develops with the gallery. 

Christmas Collection Tour
Dec
19
3:00 pm15:00

Christmas Collection Tour

  • Pier Arts Centre

A special festive tour of the Pier Arts Centre Collection rounded off with mulled wine, mince pies and an informal discussion. Admission free, no booking required.

Family Christmas Afternoon
Dec
5
2:00 pm14:00

Family Christmas Afternoon

  • Pier Arts Centre

Christmas Family Afternoon - seasonal  art and craft activities for all the family

Drop-in 2.00-3.30pm Free Admission 

Children must be accompanied by an adult 

Study Group
Nov
24
7:00 pm19:00

Study Group

  • Pier Arts Centre

Study Group - Tuesday 24 November 7-9pm

Informal tour and discussion 

Booking preferred