We're so excited to welcome Karan Mackay to join us every Thursday afternoon from 2-4pm for a School Holiday Art Club. Karan has so kindly volunteered her time to spend with the little ones making lots of brilliant crafty goodies. We'll supply the room and materials and Karan will create the masterpieces! The sessions start from TODAY and will run throughout the school holidays-see you soon!
A Sense of Identity-Come the Spring, Come the Culture is a pop up style exhibition which shares the story of the Scottish Travellers culture and heritage allowing a better understanding and appreciation of Scotland's indigenous people. The exhibition will take place within the Museum from 30th June-14th July and will end with 'Rowans and Honey' An evening of film, stories and songs complimenting the exhibition and celebrating the history of the Scottish travelling community hosted by Jess Smith and David Pullar.
Jess is a renowned author who documents the life of Scottish Travelers. Alongside David Pullar, Great Grandson of Betsy White, author and remarkable storyteller this event is set to be a fascinating insight into the travelling community.
The event takes place on Saturday 14th July from 7-9pm and tickets are available NOW from reception. Tickets cost £6 or £5 consession and includes a glass of wine and an oatcake and crowdie.
A Sense of Identity-Come the Spring, Come the Culture is a pop up style exhibition which shares the story of the Scottish Travellers culture and heritage allowing a better understanding and appreciation of Scotland's indigenous people. The exhibition will take place within the Museum from 1st-14th July and will end with an evening of film, stories, songs and history of the travelling community with Jess Smith and David Pullar.
From the 2nd June, we'll have some gorgeous silk pieces available to view in The Gallery Cafe exhibition area. Each piece is created by the super talented Valerie Barker. Valerie is an artist, cartographer and designer. Her work includes botanical illustration, estate maps and embroidery. Currently she is exploring the use of silk and thread to construct landscapes and seascapes observed on and around her croft, in Caithness and in the wider environment.