Artforms

Experience Life Behind the Lens with Doug Allan @ Mareel this December

Posted by on September 25th, 2014 No Comments
Multi-award winning wildlife photographer, cameraman, and explorer Doug Allan will host an evening of enthralling personal recollections from his travels around the world as one of the world’s leading wildlife cameramen at Mareel on Thursday 4 December. From being dragged under water by a hungry walrus to being poked by a polar bear in his… Read the rest...

Full line-up for Shetland International Guitar Festival 2014 announced

Posted by on September 25th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced the line-up for its Shetland Guitar Heroes concert on Saturday 8 November, happening as part of the Shetland International Guitar Festival 2014, which runs from 6-8 November this year. It has also announced the addition of a festival fringe event on Wednesday 5 November: Tommy Emmanuel & Martin Taylor in… Read the rest...

Don McCullin: ARTIST ROOMS On Tour – Young Ambassador Project

Posted by on September 15th, 2014 No Comments
Media release by Patrick Mainland, ARTIST ROOMS On Tour Young Ambassador Over the next three months, a group of Young Ambassadors will be showing off their creative talents as part of a scheme in connection with the ARTIST ROOMS On Tour exhibition, in association with Shetland Arts and Shetland Museum and Archives. They have called… Read the rest...

Jen Deschenes’ ‘Common Thread’ opens this weekend @ Bonhoga Gallery

Posted by on September 10th, 2014 No Comments
Saturday 13 September – Sunday 26 OctoberPublic opening: Saturday 13 September 2014, 11am – 1pm Meet Your Maker event: 11-12 October Jen Deschenes is a textile designer specialising in hand screen-printing and embroidery. While collections of her work have featured at Bonhoga in past years Shetland Arts is proud to be presenting Jen’s solo exhibition… Read the rest...

Wordplay 2014 now on sale

Posted by on September 10th, 2014 No Comments
See the brand new Wordplay 2014 dedicated website here! Events at Wordplay 2014, running from 12-16 November, are now on sale. Wordplay is Shetland Arts’ annual book festival and has been running since 2001. Welcoming writers of local, national and international renown, the festival features a mix of readings, writing workshops, children’s events, and signings.… Read the rest...