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Meg  Rodger: In the Studio

Meg Rodger: In the Studio

'There is a 4,000-year-old Neolithic standing stone row on Meg Rodger’s croft on the island of Berneray in the Outer Hebrides. Over time, Meg has studied the monument and realised that it lines up with the equinox – the point at which, twice a year, the sun is exactly...

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Meet the artist: Margaret Cowie

Meet the artist: Margaret Cowie

Meet the artist Margaret CowieMy work has been about the landscapes of the islands, the moods, the seasons, the flora and the abandoned, broken down homes. I examine traces of history and cultural heritage which connects to the physicality of the earth and the...

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Art is Not an Island

Art is Not an Island

Art is Not an Island is a short film by Ewan Allinson and Maria Rud for the Arts and the Artist in Landscape and Environmental Research Today (AALERT) network looking at the role of artists, arts organisations and arts education in the "repeopling" of Eigg and North...

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Kenneth Steven poetry evening

Kenneth Steven poetry evening

Kenneth Steven poetry eveningPoet Kenneth Steven will be giving an online poetry reading on Thursday 25th March 2021 from 7:30pm – 9:00pm The event is organised by the Uist Writers Group and the Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre, Lochmaddy  Kenneth Steven...

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Origin of the UAA logo

Origin of the UAA logo

A Blast from the Pastby Anna Davis Has it been 28 years, I was surprised to hear from Catherine asking if I still had an original copy of the swan print that has been used as the UAA logo as they only had a low res scan. Hmm, I’ll have a look and there it was, buried...

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Studying Art in Uist

Studying Art in Uist

Study art in UistBA Fine Art (Hons) and NC Art and Design with Portfolio PreparationLews Castle College @ Lochmaddy, North Uist Lews Castle Castle (part of the University of the Highlands and Islands) runs arts courses in Lochmaddy, North Uist. Based at the Taigh...

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Lews Castle College Art Alumni Show

Lews Castle College Art Alumni Show

LCC Alumni ShowTaigh Chearsabhagh, Lochmaddy 9th January to 12th February 2021*Lews Castle College @ Lochmaddy Work from graduates of the BA (Hons) Fine Art Course [* Due to changes in coronavirus regulations, Taigh Chearsabhagh is currently closed to the public and...

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Light: UAA Winter Show 2020

Light: UAA Winter Show 2020

The Uist Arts Association Open Winter Show takes place in Taigh Chearsabhagh Cafe from 5th December 2020 to 30th January 2021. It is an exhibition of small  works, all fitted into 15cm square white frames.  All work is for sale through the Taigh Chearsabhagh...

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UAA Summer Open Exhibition 2020

UAA Summer Open Exhibition 2020

This is the virtual version of the annual Summer Open Exhibition by members of the Uist Arts Association, which ran from 4 July to 15 August at Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre, Lochmaddy. The exhibition and web shop are now closed but you can contact the...

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