Posted by Lisa Ward on April 21st, 2014
26 April – 1 June 2014
Public opening & presentation of awards: Saturday 26 April 2014, 11am – 1pm
Shetland Arts is celebrating the creativity and diverse talent abundant in Shetland with the start of this year’s Shetland Open at Bonhoga Gallery on Saturday 26th April. Once again the response has been fantastic with over… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on January 29th, 2014
Two free CPD (Continuous Professional Development) Opportunities at Bonhoga Gallery, Weisdale Mill.
For artists, teachers and community based staff.
Dennis Coutts: Sixties’ Revisited
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Monday 10 February 2014, 4.30 – 6pm.
Teas/ coffees will be available on arrival.
After the huge success of Dennis Coutts’ 2012 exhibition, Sixties’ Exposure, the era is… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on January 14th, 2014
18 January – 2 March
Public opening: Saturday 18 January, 11am – 1pm
Gallery Talk by Dennis Coutts: Saturday 18 January, 12pm
Bonhoga marks the start of its 20th anniversary celebrations this week with the opening of the first show of 2014. Dennis Coutts returns with another showcase of captivating images from the 1960s in… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on November 28th, 2013
ARTIST ROOMS On Tour
Shetland Museum & Archives and Shetland Arts Development Agency will show work by internationally acclaimed photojournalist Don McCullin in Da Gadderie and Bonhoga Gallery from 29 November 2014 to 22 February 2015 in a joint exhibition entitled Fallen.
This will be the first time these powerful images will be shown as… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on November 13th, 2013
Book Week Scotland will see a series of free events in Shetland, celebrating reading and writing from 25 Nov to 1 Dec. These will include two author speaking events organised by Shetland Arts, Denise Mina at St Ringans on Tuesday 26 Nov organised by Shetland Library, and a Book Swap and Reading Hour at Mareel… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on November 12th, 2013
This Friday, 15 November, Paul Bloomer’s exhibition ‘How Then Shall We Now Live?’ opens at Bonhoga Gallery. Complementing the work now on display in the upstairs Café Bar in Mareel, the exhibition is a window on our world, questioning our social fabric, warts and all, through the eyes of one of the most prolific artists… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on November 7th, 2013
Bonhoga Gallery held a very successful and fun children’s lampshade painting workshop in the gallery café on Saturday, 26th of October, 2013. The workshop was inspired by the artwork of Barbara and Wilma Cluness as displayed in the recent Variorum exhibition. Several talented young people attended and created some lovely, colourful designs.… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on November 5th, 2013
Entartet – created by Kai Fischer in association with Vanishing Point Theatre Company and CCA Glasgow, presented at Bonhoga by Shetland Arts.
In a bizarre twist of fate, the news this week that German police have recovered 1,500 modernist artworks confiscated as “degenerate art” by the Nazis or taken from Jewish collectors in the 1930s… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on October 23rd, 2013
“Mercifully, we still live in a society where varying views about artistic excellence can flourish… Fischer’s important and disturbing installation reminds us of how fragile that freedom can be.” - Joyce McMillan
Kai Fischer’s powerful performance and installation piece, inspired by the 1937 exhibition in Munich of Degenerate Art, will be presented at Bonhoga Gallery… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on September 24th, 2013
Touring Shetland 28th September – 3rd October 2013
The Travelling Gallery will be visiting venues in Shetland this week, with its latest exhibition ‘THIS LAND’ on board, as part of Bonhoga Gallery’s Art in the Landscape season, funded by Shetland Arts and Scottish Natural Heritage. Inspired by the Year of Natural Scotland, the Travelling Gallery’s… Read the rest...