Posted by Lauren Doughton on July 14th, 2015
Shetland Arts is hosting a series of workshops with artist Berenice Carrington as part of the new exhibition Unearthed which opens at Bonhoga on 25 July. The workshops suitable for all levels of experience
Wednesday 29 July 1-4pm
Mareel Green Room
An introduction to the method that has been the basis for… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on January 6th, 2015
The Northern Lights Ambassadors have revealed two videos as part of their creative project inspired by the work of world-famous photojournalist Don McCullin.
Funded as part of the ARTIST ROOMS On Tour programme with the support of Arts Council England, the Art Fund and Creative Scotland, the Ambassadors’ work is currently exhibited alongside the ARTIST… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on September 10th, 2014
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...
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...
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...
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 February 26th, 2014
Whilst the wind has blown wild this winter, the HNC Music class at Shetland College / Mareel has been busy composing original music in response to the theme of weather and the impact it has on us.
An eclectic mix of compositions has emerged inspired by various stimuli, including a visit to the Met Office.… 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 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...