What's On At Caithness Horizons In Thurso Gala Week
2nd August 2012
Summer Museum Activities during Thurso Gala Week, 6th and 9th August 2-4pm.
Join us and Peter The Penguin to celebrate Thurso Gala Week and The Olympic Games with our Summer craft and Games sessions. £3 per child which includes a snack. Booking is essential so please call us to book your spot! 01847 896508
Monday 6th August is suitable for children between the P1-P3 while Thursday 9th August is suitable for children between P4-P7
North Lands Glass Walk Round-Saturday 11th August
Public walk round of the 'Beyond Tradition: Contemporary Glass in a Museum Environment' with North Lands Glass Artist Michael Bullen. More details to be announced shortly, please call us for more information-01847 896508
Throughout August-Thurso Gala Olympic Themed Primary Schools Art Competition displayed in our café
Thurso Gala is this year celebrating The London 2012 Olympics and the primary Schools have been getting crafty in preparation, pop in and have a look at what they've come up with and to see who the lucky winner is!
North Lands Creaive Glass- "Beyond Tradition: Contemporary Glass in a Museum Environment" Saturday 11th August-Tuesday 2nd October 2012
An exhibition of work from the collection of North Lands Creative Glass. Please all see the attached invite for the private viewing of this exhibition on Friday 10th August 6-8pm
Thursday 10 September, 12.45 -16.30 Caithness Horizons, Thurso (Please note that lunch is not provided, however you are welcome to have lunch at The Caithness Horizons Cafe prior to the event) Running a craft practice is addictive - there is always more to try, new ideas to explore and projects to develop. Growing your business allows you to confidently pursue these exciting new opportunities to strengthen your profile, expand your range of customers and generate healthy profits.
Tuesday 11th August saw local group No Limits Caithness visit the Museum for a morning packed with Viking activities with Curator Joanne Howdle, or Thordis EirÃksdÃ³ttir as she is fondly known to local groups and schools. The group helped the Museum to hit the half million visitors mark and to celebrate they were presented with a special cake made in the Museum's cafe.
Cafe Exhibitions Joan Powell 1st June - 30th June Gallery Exhibitions Hazel Cashmore 5th June - 30th August Exhibition preview 6pm - 8pm Thursday 4th June â€“ all welcome Special Events Peters Pals Activity â€“ 27th June Contact Joanne Howdle for more information Seasonal Opening Times: Remember that we are now open 11am â€“ 4pm on Sundays until the end of September..
Caithness Horizons in Thurso has secured Museum Accreditation for the next three years. The award is made by Museums Galleries Scotland and Arts Council England under the 2011 Museum Accreditation Standard.
Cafe Exhibitions Kimirea and John Glen Exhibition Monday 2nd March-Tuesday 31st March A display of work by local artists Kim Reade and John Glen will be on display throughout March. Gallery Exhibitions Committed to Art Wednesday 4th March-Saturday 28th March "Committed to Art" showcases a selection of paintings and sculptures from committee members of the Society of Caithness Artists with the objective of proving that the committee has true empathy with all artists and particularly to those in the Caithness area.
The pupils of Thurso High have their annual exhibition at Caithness Horizons. 5 - 26 February 2015 Mon - Fri 10.00am - 6.00pm Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm.
Anual Christmas exhibition this year will feature some fantastic art work by a range of local artists including Jana Emburey, Monique Sliedrecht, Jane Macrae, Debbie Lee, Helen Moore, Keith Tilley and many many more. All art work will be for sale.
2nd October 2014 6.00 - 10.30pm. To mark the final week of ARTIST ROOMS: Douglas Gordon, Caithness Horizons is showing an evening of classic Hitchcock featuring 'Psycho' and 'The Birds'.
Come along to see the ARTIST ROOMS: Douglas Gordon exhibition and being inspired to make your own art in a three day workshop led by professional artist Lucy Harrison. .
Come and join us for an arty day for all the family. Led by Scottish contemporary artist Kenny Hunter, the day will include a talk on the ARTIST ROOMS: Douglas Gordon exhibition and a trip to see Kenny Hunter's work 'The Unknown' in Borgie Forest.
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