Exhibition tour focussing on the exhibition archives.
Exhibition tour focussing on life and legacy of Margaret Gardiner (1904-2005), founder of the Pier Arts Centre.
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
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
Annual Stromness Shopping Week Pavement Artist Competition.
Join members of the Society of Wood Engravers for a special gathering to mark the end of the exhibition. All welcome.
Join wood engraver Kath Littler to find out more about this tradition printmaking technique, the range of works in the exhibition and about the Society of Wood Engravers. Admission is Free – no booking required
Join pupils, staff and parents at an event to celebrate an exhibition of images taken by the 2016-17 Higher Photography class at Kirkwall Grammar School Art Department.
Wave Form is a multidisciplinary event with live music.