Exhibition tour focussing on life and legacy of Margaret Gardiner (1904-2005), founder of the Pier Arts Centre.
Exhibition tour focussing on the exhibition archives.
An opportunity to help make a flag which the Pier Arts Centre will fly from the 24th to 30th June 2019 as an advocate for human rights
Artist Alan Watson, and composer, Gemma McGregor, will create three new works collaboratively in a live ‘open studio’ at the Pier Arts Centre.
Artist Kate Walters reflections on her recent travels to Shetland and the impact it has had on her work.
An informal walk and talk around the Pier Arts Centre focussing on the buildings
To mark the 70th Anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights, the Pier Arts Centre is taking part in the Fly the Flag project. In this Piergroup/PIERCLOSER sessions, there will be an opportunity to help design a flag which the Pier Arts Centre will fly from the 24th to 30th June 2019 as an advocate for human rights
Special screening of a selection of Margaret Tait’s films alongside the work of Glasgow-based artist, filmmaker and musician Luke Fowler.
Jock McFadyen RA is one of the UK’s leading painters. His work responds to a wide range of sources, from inner city life to industrial landscapes.
A visit to Orkney in the 1990s, signalled a shift in the artist’s work to include rural landscapes reflecting his travels in Orkney, around the UK and beyond.
Rowan Moore is a writer and architecture critic for The Observer and has recently completed a book on Jock McFadyen’s work.
Join us at the Pier Arts Centre to hear Rowan and Jock talk about painting, landscapes, architecture and much more.
Admission is free but booking is essential. To reserve a place contact the Pier Arts Centre on 01856 850209
This event is part of the RA250 celebrations. Museums and galleries across the UK will take part in a nationwide programme of talks, events and exhibitions to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy of Arts in 2018.
The Royal Academy is the world’s foremost artist and architect-led institution. Since its foundation in 1768, the membership of Royal Academicians has included over 650 of Britain’s most eminent
artists and architects. With support from Art Fund, this far-reaching programme will celebrate Royal Academicians, past and present, foregrounding the impact they have had throughout the UK.
A full programme can be found by visiting roy.ac/RA250UK
An evening of poems and film screenings celebrating the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Orcadian film maker and poet Margaret Tait’s birth.
In this session PIER CLOSER will join with Piergroup to look at the W.S. Graham Centenary exhibition a poet among the painters in advance of it opening to the public on Saturday 22 September.