Archive for December, 2011

Shetland Arts discusses plans for cinema in Mareel

Posted by on December 20th, 2011 No Comments
Kathy Hubbard, Head of Development, sits in Cinema 1 and chats about plans for Mareel’s cinematic offerings:… Read the rest...

Seasons Greetings from Shetland Arts!

Posted by on December 19th, 2011 No Comments
Seasons Greetings from Shetland Arts! Read the rest...

Expressions of Interest invited for music events at Mareel

Posted by on December 13th, 2011 No Comments
With the opening of Mareel in 2012, Shetland Arts is seeking Expressions of Interest from individuals and groups who wish to assist with scheduling a range of regular musical activities in the building. Together with the programme of concerts in the main auditorium, there will be a range of informal events in the café bar… Read the rest...

Book launch a success

Posted by on December 9th, 2011 No Comments
Book launch a success The book launch of ‘New Artisans’ at Bonhoga Gallery on 7 December was a great success, despite frosty conditions, with a good number of visitors attending and celebrating the launch. The book, by international design expert and acclaimed style blogger Olivier Dupon, profiles Whalsay born textile designers Andrea Williamson and Jen Deschênes, along with over… Read the rest...

The New Artisans review by Angela Hunt

Posted by on December 9th, 2011 No Comments
The New Artisans review by Angela Hunt The New Artisans, Olivier Dupon Pub. Thames and Hudson 2011. ISBN 978-0-500-51585-3 £24.95 Reviewed by Angela Hunt Senior Lecturer in Creative Industries, Shetland College. The New Artisans, researched and collated by Olivier Dupon, is an elegant and thoughtfully designed book which profiles 75 contemporary creative makers from around the world in a selection which Dupon… Read the rest...

Bonhoga Gallery closed tomorrow

Posted by on December 8th, 2011 No Comments
Bonhoga Gallery will be closed tomorrow (Friday 9th December) due to severe weather warnings. The Gallery will also be closing early today, at 3.30pm. Weather-dependent, the Gallery will be open again at the usual times with our Christmas exhibition: “Cold Hands Warm Heart” – art and craft selected from Shetland and the UK: on Saturday… Read the rest...

Mareel opening date announced

Posted by on December 6th, 2011 9 Comments
NOTE: Since this announcement, we have been notified by DITT Construction Ltd of further delay in the handover of Mareel to Shetland Arts. Please see: http://www.shetlandarts.org/mareel-opening-delay/ for further details. Original announcement below: Shetland Arts is delighted to announce the long-awaited opening date of Mareel following DITT Construction Ltd confirming to Shetland Arts that they will… Read the rest...

Mareel Stakeholders Minutes

Posted by on December 6th, 2011 1 Comment
Minutes of the most recent meeting of Mareel Stakeholders are now available for download Mareel Stakeholder Minutes _28 Sep 2011Read the rest...