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Get into the festive mood with Shetland Arts!

Posted by on November 23rd, 2015 No Comments
Get into the festive mood with Shetland Arts! With the festive season approaching there’s plenty to see and do and Shetland Arts – why not treat your loved one to something special from Mareel and Bonhoga. Private Screenings in Screen 2 Gold & Silver cards – the gift of unlimited film Tickets to films, gigs and other events For film buffs, give the… Read the rest...

The Fish Van Collection

Posted by on October 30th, 2015 No Comments
The Fish Van Collection Pelagic Sculpture Project Artist Appointed After a calm ferry crossing, artist Jo Chapman arrived in Lerwick last week to begin her ten week residency here. During these next few weeks, Jo will be out and about meeting people with her ‘Fish Van Collection’ inviting communities to join her in workshops, capturing images and learning more… Read the rest...


Posted by on October 26th, 2015 No Comments
Svenska The best in Swedish-inspired art, craft and design will be showcased in the upcoming exhibition at Bonhoga Gallery.  Svenska, opens on the evening of Friday 30th October and will run through until the end of the year. The exhibition will feature the work of five printmakers from Gotland-based collective Grafikgruppen.  There will be new work… Read the rest...

Popular Life Drawing classes return to Mareel.

Posted by on October 22nd, 2015 No Comments
Popular Life Drawing classes return to Mareel. The popular Life Drawing Classes are returning to Mareel this winter, with the addition of a one-off tutored session, led by artist Heather Wilson. Life Drawing Classes have been running successfully at Mareel for the past 18 months, with regular attendees of all abilities enjoying the chance to practice drawing a real life nude model.… Read the rest...

Eunice & Claire take the helm at Fiddle Frenzy

Posted by on September 29th, 2015 No Comments
Eunice & Claire take the helm at Fiddle Frenzy Shetland Arts have announced that Eunice Henderson and Claire White will take the helm as curators of Fiddle Frenzy for the next 3 year term, 2016 – 2018. They will follow in the footsteps of sisters Jenna & Bethany Reid who have curated since 2013. Heading into its 13th year in 2016, Fiddle Frenzy takes… Read the rest...