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6/1/2014
What's On At Caithness Horizons In January/February
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.  
21/11/2013
Out OOf PlacceThumbnail for article : Out OOf Placce
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.  
18/10/2013
Book Launch At Caithness HorizonsThumbnail for article : Book Launch At Caithness Horizons
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.  
28/8/2013
Events At Caithness Horizons
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.  
24/8/2013
A Mountain In My HandThumbnail for article : A Mountain In My Hand
A magic lantern show and talk for adults.   6th September 2013 7.00 - 9.00pm Caithness Horizons, Thurso .  
14/8/2013
The Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm Demonstrator Project: an Illustrated LectureThumbnail for article : The Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm  Demonstrator Project:  an Illustrated  Lecture
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.  
11/8/2013
Beatrice Works Exhibition At Horizons Until 22nd AugustThumbnail for article : Beatrice Works Exhibition At Horizons Until 22nd August
Still time to catch this exhibtion in Thurso..  
8/8/2013
Two New Books On The Highland Clearances - Presentation & ReadingThumbnail for article : Two New Books On The Highland Clearances - Presentation & Reading
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.  
30/7/2013
Surfboard Art Competition - 5 - 12 Year OldsThumbnail for article : Surfboard Art Competition - 5 - 12 Year Olds
a fantastic opportunity for budding artists out there!.  
6/6/2013
Caithness Art Exhibition 78th Year - Get Entries Ready
Society of Caithness Artists.   The 78th annual exhibition opens on July 23rd 2013 and runs untill Saturday 3rd August.  
3/6/2013
BEATRICE WORKS by Sue Jane Taylor Thumbnail for article : BEATRICE WORKS by Sue Jane Taylor
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.  
3/6/2013
Check Out What's On At Caithness HorizonsThumbnail for article : Check Out What's On At Caithness Horizons
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.  
2/5/2013
Keith Tilley Exhibition At Caithness Horizons In MayThumbnail for article : Keith Tilley Exhibition At Caithness Horizons In May
"Maiden Pap" watercolour by Keith Tilley.  
4/4/2013
Northlands Glass 27th & 28th April - Work With Hot GlassThumbnail for article : Northlands Glass 27th & 28th April - Work With Hot Glass
2 Days of workshops with Glass residency artists.   Work with hot glass.  
31/3/2013
Horizons Through the Looking Glass – 27th & 28th AprilThumbnail for article : Horizons Through the Looking Glass – 27th & 28th April
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.  
1/3/2013
What's On At Caithness Horizons: March 2013Thumbnail for article : What's On At Caithness Horizons: March 2013
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.  
1/2/2013
What's On At Caithness Horizons In Coming Weeks
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.  
27/1/2013
Art And Design Exhibition At Caithness HorizonsThumbnail for article : Art And Design Exhibition At Caithness Horizons
29th January - 22nd February 2013.  
15/1/2013
Local Painting - 'Old St Peters Kirk And Grave Yard' G. Wright 1902Thumbnail for article : Local Painting - 'Old St Peters Kirk And Grave Yard' G. Wright 1902
The painting by G Wright 1902 can be found in Caithness Horizons in Thurso, Caithness.   The oldest church site in Caithness is St Peters in Thurso.  
8/1/2013
Portable Museum Of Curiosity inspired by Robert Dick baker & botanistThumbnail for article : Portable Museum Of Curiosity inspired by Robert Dick baker & botanist
Joanne B Kaar - "The Portable Museum Of Curiosity" This "Portable Museum of Curiosity" is the result of a collaboration with Joanne B Kaar, artist, and Joanne Howdle, museum curator for Caithness Horizons, as part of Museums Galleries Scotland / Creative Scotland, Iconic Artists in Iconic Places residency 2012.   "The Portable Museum of Curiosity" is available for schools, colleges, community groups, museums, galleries and other heritage organisations to borrow.