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20/6/2014
ARTIST ROOMS: Douglas Gordon - Family Event with Kenny HunterThumbnail for article : ARTIST ROOMS: Douglas Gordon - Family Event with Kenny Hunter
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.  
22/5/2014
Family Paper Making Drop InThumbnail for article : Family Paper Making Drop In
Take the family to Caithness Horizons and have fun making paper..  
7/3/2014
SEA – Arty fundraiser for Brough Bay Association and Castletown Heritage SocietyThumbnail for article : SEA – Arty fundraiser for Brough Bay Association and Castletown Heritage Society
We’re off of a brilliant start, with all our 170 MDF blank postcard size pieces of wood handed out or collected by locals from Caithness Horizons, St Fergus Art Gallery and Castlehill Heritage Centre in the first couple of weeks! We’re delighted with everyone’s enthusiasm to join in.   Now they are getting arty and inspired by the SEA, wonderful artwork has started to be returned and I’ve been adding images to the blog as it arrives.  
25/2/2014
Caithness Artist's Work Sold Around The WorldThumbnail for article : Caithness Artist's Work Sold Around The World
Elaine Rapson-Grant is an internationally selling artist.  She has collectors throughout the UK, Canada, Germany, Netherlands, USA, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Italy, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, S.  
5/2/2014
Year Of Ancient Ancestors Festival - 5th 13th July 2014Thumbnail for article : Year Of Ancient Ancestors Festival - 5th  13th July 2014
Homecoming Scotland 2014 offers a year-long programme of events celebrating the very best of Scotlands food and drink, our fantastic active and natural resources as well as our creativity, culture and ancestral heritage.  Homecoming Scotland 2014 will position Scotland on the international stage as a dynamic and creative nation.  
4/2/2014
SEA - Art Fundraiser - Entries Accepted From Now Until 20th JuneThumbnail for article : SEA - Art Fundraiser - Entries Accepted From Now Until 20th June
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.  
7/1/2014
Caithness Horizons: Year of Ancient Ancestors Festival 2014Thumbnail for article : Caithness Horizons: Year of Ancient Ancestors Festival 2014
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 Scotlands food and drink, our fantastic active and natural resources as well as our creativity, culture and ancestral heritage.  
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 caf.   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
Whats 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 Taylors 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 worlds 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.