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Visual Art and Craft Award scheme to continue for another year

Posted by on July 29th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts is pleased to announce that it has been successful in gaining another year of funding for the popular annual Visual Art and Craft Award scheme. Over the past six years, the scheme has awarded £88,000 to Shetland based visual and craft artists, at all stages of their creative careers. The Award scheme supports… Read the rest...

Fiddle Frenzy classes down to last few places

Posted by on July 23rd, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts is delighted to announce that there has been a huge amount of sign-up for classes at Fiddle Frenzy, running from 3-10 August. Now very close to capacity, the classes have been taken off sale via Shetland Box Office. Shetland Arts’ Programming Coordinator, Lynda Anderson, said: “There are only a handful of spaces left… Read the rest...

20:20 – 20 years of artists, 20 years of Bonhoga Gallery

Posted by on July 22nd, 2014 No Comments
Opening on 26 July, the new exhibition at Bonhoga Gallery is a celebration of both the 20th anniversary of the gallery and the history of its home, the Weisdale Mill. Since its construction in the 1850s the building has gone from meal and barley mill, to butchery and tannery, to art gallery, shop and café.… Read the rest...

Full Fiddle Frenzy concert line-up announced

Posted by on July 16th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced the line-ups, including support acts, for all its upcoming Fiddle Frenzy concerts. This year’s festival, curated by Jenna & Bethany Reid, is all set to be another popular year. Concerts take place every night of the festival, from 3-10 August, giving students taking part in the week the chance to enjoy… Read the rest...

ARTIST ROOMS On Tour: Young Ambassadors

Posted by on July 15th, 2014 No Comments
Are you 13-25? Are you interested in film-making / photojournalism / song-writing / blogging / marketing / other stuff? We are looking for 12 young ambassadors to be part of an exciting 3-month project in the run up to the  ARTIST ROOMS On Tour exhibition, taking place at Shetland Museum and Archives and Bonhoga Gallery… Read the rest...