Our exhibitions and events
Refreshed monthly, our exhibitions showcase the work of many outstanding and award-winning artists in our varied gallery spaces. Exhibitions are open to the public Tuesday to Friday 10.30am to 5.00pm
Amanda Gizzi; Tapestries. Club Room.
Leona Roberts: ‘Those Little Things’ - Ceramics. Club Room.
Marie Walker: ‘Love For Colour’ - Paintings. Geddes Gallery.
Tapestry artist Amanda Gizzi will give a presentation on her work and life. Gizzi’s work is currently on show in the Club Room and the exhibition has been very well received by a wide audience.
Albany Street housed a remarkable number of individuals working as significant architects, musicians, writers and visual artists. Barclay Price, arts administrator turned house-historian , who has researched the 19th century occupants of the houses here, will describe these creative residents in his talk.
This guitar recital, 'Pássaro de Madeira’, presents the musical migrations, freedom and creativity of Latin America. This programme shares the melodies and harmonies of a rich and varied musical landscape.
This talk by Christopher Fleet will show how maps offer a powerful view into the history of particular islands at specific points in time. Maps define our understanding of the Scottish islands, and define the way past generations understood them too.
Four Saints in Three Acts was an extraordinary opera premiered at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford and on Broadway in 1934. In this lecture, Dr Christopher Breward will reveal the gossip, creativity and subversive intent that lay behind the opera’s artistic and commercial success.
Scottish Arts Club Charitable Trust Concert of Contemporary Music: Recital by Chick Lyall on piano and John Kenny on trombone.
This is an illustrated talk by George McBean, about the use of visual images by UNICEF during the Child Survival Revolution 1982-1990 and the more recent developments in animated films used in Pubic Health.
Sarah Watts on bass clarinet / contrabass and Antony Clare on piano, presents music by seven contemporary composers. This is a recital with focus on Scottish Music and several composers will be present.
Classes, workshops and groups
Weekly sessions in the Studio include the Watercolour Group (Wednesday 10.30am), the Life Drawing Group (Thursday, 10.45am) and the Portrait Group (Friday, 2.30pm). The Opera Group (Thursday, 2.00pm) and the film club meet in the John Calder Reading Room.
The Portrait Group meets Fridays, 11.00am in the Studio. The Bridge Group plays on the second Tuesday every month, 7.00pm in the Club Room. The Drama Workshop gets together on the third Tuesday of every month in the Studio and the Writers’ Group meets in the same place at 7.00pm on the last Wednesday of each month.
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