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Public invited to have their say on future development priorities for Visual Art & Craft

Posted by on July 9th, 2015 No Comments
Public invited to have their say on future development priorities for Visual Art & Craft Following the success of recent consultations on Theatre earlier this year, Shetland Arts is hosting a series of meetings to discuss the future priorities for the development of Visual Art and Craft in Shetland. The first meeting will be held at the Garrison Theatre at 6pm – 7pm on Tuesday 14th July.  A second meeting… Read the rest...

Artists and Performers invited to showcase their skills in Mareel Cafe Bar

Posted by on March 4th, 2015 No Comments
Artists and Performers invited to showcase their skills in Mareel Cafe Bar Shetland Arts are delighted to announce the launch of two new platforms for local artists, practitioners and performers, Gutters’ Gaet Sessions and The Open Mic Café, to take place in Mareel. The events, designed to provide local people with a chance to develop their performance skills and showcase their artistic abilities, will be free to… Read the rest...

Peerie Christmas, WirdCraft, & Julie Dennison @ Bonhoga Gallery

Posted by on October 28th, 2014 No Comments
1 Nov – 23 Nov 2104 Public opening: Saturday 1 Nov 2014, 11am – 1pm WirdCraft event: 13th November 6.30pm This weekend sees the return of Bonhoga’s Christmas contemporary art and craft exhibition in the main gallery. This year, a pop up exhibition, and earlier and shorter than usual because of the upcoming ARTIST ROOMS… Read the rest...

Jen Deschenes ‘Meet Your Maker’ event at Bonhoga Gallery

Posted by on September 30th, 2014 1 Comment
As part of her ‘Common Thread’ exhibition at Bonhoga Gallery, Jen Deschenes will be spending the weekend of 11 & 12 October working and meeting people in the gallery. The event, in the gallery’s 20th anniversary year, is being run as part of a larger national Craft Scotland event, called Meet Your Maker. Members of… 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...

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...

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...

Interview with Ari Shapiro, NPR international correspondent, in Mareel Cafe Bar

Posted by on June 20th, 2014 1 Comment
Ari Shapiro is an NPR international correspondent based in London. An award-winning journalist, his reporting covers a wide range of topics and can be heard on all of NPR’s national news programs, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Ari Shapiro working in Mareel Cafe Bar Prior to his current post, Shapiro reported from the… Read the rest...