Visual Art and Craft Award scheme to continue for another year
Posted by Lisa Ward on July 29th, 2014
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 Lisa Ward on July 22nd, 2014
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 Lisa Ward on July 16th, 2014
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 Lisa Ward on June 20th, 2014
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...
Vikings Live from the British Museum @ Mareel this weekend & next
Posted by Lisa Ward on June 9th, 2014
Encore screenings of exhibition broadcast. Sundays 15 & 22 June @ 3pm, Mareel.
At 3pm on Sundays 15 & 22 June the British Museum and Shetland Arts will present Vikings Live from the British Museum, supported by BP, at Mareel. Vikings Live from the British Museum will offer cinema audiences an exclusive guided tour of… Read the rest...