Arts Promoters News
Caithness artists, Joanne B Kaar & Liz O'Donnell, invite you to join in their arty fundraiser for Brough Bay Association & Castletown Heritage Society. Be inspired by the SEA to draw, paint or collage postcard size artwork for their fundraiser.
Scotland welcomes the world for the Year of Homecoming 2014. Homecoming Scotland 2014 offers a year-long programme of events celebrating the very best of Scotland’s food and drink, our fantastic active and natural resources as well as our creativity, culture and ancestral heritage.
Cafe Exhibitions Christmas Exhibition extended Throughout January For the rest of January the Christmas exhibition, a collection of smaller works by various local artists, will be on show in the café. All paintings are for sale.
A touring exhibition of film and video work commissioned by Timespan, made by three Scottish artists in response to the remote landscape of Sutherland. Location: Caithness Horizons AV Room.
Caithness is the setting of ‘Call of the Undertow’, a powerful debut novel by writer Linda Cracknell, who travels to Caithness Horizons, Thurso on Saturday 26th October as part of a book launch tour. Linda Cracknell has made regular walking and exploring visits to Caithness since 2008.
What’s On At Caithness Horizons: September 2013 Cafe Exhibitions Mary Edmonson September 2013 This exhibition contains paintings by local artist Mary Edmonson of the Caithness landscape and the wildlife found within the landscape. Special Events Caithness Astronomy Group Open Day Saturday 31st August 1.30-4pm Come along and find out more about the universe we live in and about the activities of Caithness Astronomy Group.
A magic lantern show and talk for adults. 6th September 2013 7.00 - 9.00pm Caithness Horizons, Thurso .
Final part of an education programme to complement Sue Jane Taylor’s exhibition ‘Beatrice Works’ – on display at Caithness Horizons until 22nd August 2013. Paris has the Eiffel Tower, Bristol has the Clifton Suspension Bridge, and Dundee the Tay Rail Bridge.
Still time to catch this exhibtion in Thurso..
Head along to Caithness Horizons on Sunday 11th August to hear about these two new books. BEARING THE PEOPLE AWAY June Skinner Sawyers Part reference guide, part handbook, part travel guide and part resource in one portable volume, Bearing the People Away uses an encyclopedia format geared toward the general reader.
a fantastic opportunity for budding artists out there!.
Society of Caithness Artists. The 78th annual exhibition opens on July 23rd 2013 and runs untill Saturday 3rd August.
A new exhibition documents the construction and installation of the world’s first five megawatt offshore turbines near the Caithness coast. Internationally acclaimed Sutherland artist Sue Jane Taylor, famed for her work with the offshore oil industry and Piper Alpha Memorial Sculpture, has turned her focus to renewable energy in her latest exhibition entitled Beatrice Works, which opens in Thurso on Saturday June 8th before travelling to Aberdeen, Kirkcaldy and Kirkwall.
Beatrice Works Exhibition Sunday 9th June until Thursday 22nd August 2013 Temporary Exhibition Gallery An exhibition by Sutherland based artist Sue Jane Taylor. During the exhibition we are hosting a family day with artist Sue Jane Taylor on Saturday 13th July.
"Maiden Pap" watercolour by Keith Tilley.
2 Days of workshops with Glass residency artists. Work with hot glass.
Caithness Horizons and North Lands Creative Glass [NLCG] have teamed up regularly since we opened our doors four and a half years ago. We have hosted presentations by many of the international residency artists who have visited the Lybster centre of excellence in glass since 2009, and audiences have been constantly surprised by the creative inventiveness and technical brilliance NLCG continues to support.
Caithness Horizons Launches Its Robert Dick Themed “Portable Museum Of Curiosity” See film clip at the bottom of this page. Thursday 21st February saw the launch of Joanne B.
28th January-22nd February Art and Design exhibition - by pupils from Thurso High School 1st-28th February Exhibition of work by Pete Hodgson, Painter and owner of Kirk Gallery, Wick, Caithness Join our exclusive new “Peter’s Pal’s” Young Curator’s Club Sunday 20th January 2013 saw the launch of Caithness Horizons new “Peter’s Pal’s” - Young Curator’s Club with a Penguin-themed workshop delivered by Sandie Robb, Senior Education Officer from The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland. “Peter’s Pal’s” is an exclusive subscription based club for young people aged 8 – 12.
29th January - 22nd February 2013.