Events At Caithness Horizons
28th August 2013
What’s On At Caithness Horizons: September 2013
This exhibition contains paintings by local artist Mary Edmonson of the Caithness landscape and the wildlife found within the landscape.
Caithness Astronomy Group Open Day
Saturday 31st August
Come along and find out more about the universe we live in and about the activities of Caithness Astronomy Group.
“A Mountain In My Hand”
Magic Lantern Show & Informal Talk For Adults
For Livingstone’s bicentenary this year Author and Storyteller Ewan McVicar is touring a “Livingstone’s Magic Lantern” show around Scotland.
The show will investigate links between Livingstone and Thurso baker and botanist Robert Dick. It will be followed by an informal non-expert investigation of aspects of local geology, involving handling geological specimens and fossils.
This is a FREE event but places are limited so pre-booking is essential.
To book your place please contact Caithness Horizons on 01847 896508 or e-mail info[AT]caithnesshorizons.co.uk
The Big Craft Giveaway
Caithness Horizons is one of the venues across Scotland taking part in the Big Craft Giveaway. Come and join us at a FREE drop in session on Saturday 14th September and help us to create ceramic seed pods and the leaves of Scottish plants with ceramicist Lorna Fraser.
The Big Craft Giveaway
Join us on Saturday 21st September when the craft objects, made at Caithness Horizons by community groups working with ceramicist Lorna Fraser, will be given away to inspire people to enjoy craft.
Visit www.bigcraftgiveaway.org for more information.
Our next exhibition at Caithness Horizons is called Graffito. Breaking the boundaries of what is art and what gets shown in a gallery, Graffito is an exhibition that celebrates artwork that is available to everyone.
An exhibition featuring work by printmakers with a strong connection to northern Scotland. 9th March - 3 April 2018.
Caithness artist Elaine Rapson-Grant has a display of her latest artwork coming soon at The Cafe Gallery, Caithness Horizons. Admission is free but you could treat yourself to a cuppa and cake whilst you visit the exhibition.
Debbie Lee An exhibition of textile art celebrating the special landscape along the north coast route from John Oâ€˜Groats to Ullapool â€˜Throughout Scotland there are sign posts to direct travellers, â€˜tourists', off the main route and onto an â€˜Alternative Tourist Route'. The sign at John Oâ€™ Groats directing people to Ullapool using the north coast is both inspiring and to me amusing.
2nd - 27th February 2016 Caithness Horizons. See the fantastic work by pupils of Thurso High School..
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.
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