Wave North Pop Up Art Exhibition
25th August 2012
Wave North Pop up Art Exhibition - 25th October - 3rd November 2012
The Wave North festival is running again in October this year to coincide with the UK Pro Tour Surfing competition held at Thurso East. This year as well as the surfing there will be a temporary skate park at Thurso Harbour providing workshops and demonstrations. There will also be a varied programme of live music at the harbour and various venues and lots of children's activities throughout the weekend.
The Wave North Pop-up art exhibition will run again this year throughout Caithness Horizons and shop windows around town. The exhibition will be open for submissions from artists and this year will also have a special category for under 18's.
· All work must fit the brief of Waves and the North in some way.
· All work must be framed or on a stretched canvas and ready to hang.
· Each artist can submit up to 4 pieces of work but not all work will necessarily be selected.
· We have a very limited amount of space for 3 dimensional work. If your work is not wall based, please get in contact early on to discuss whether it will be possible to display your work or not.
· 35% commission will be taken on all sales.
· The deadline for submissions is 5th October 2012
· All selected work must be delivered to Caithness Horizons by 13th October.
· Details of size, medium, title and price must be included with submissions.
· All artwork must be original.
If you are an artist, either professional or amateur, and you are interested in exhibiting your work in the Wave North Pop up art exhibition, please send images of your work with all the relevant details included to firstname.lastname@example.org
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 EirĂksdĂłttir 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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