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UAA Open Summer Exhibition: Open

UAA Open Summer Exhibition: Open

The Uist Art Association's annual Open Summer Exhibition runs from June 29  to August 3 at Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Art Centre, Lochmaddy, North Uist.  Here are some of the works in the exhibition:    [ngg src="galleries" ids="11"...

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Pages of the Sea

Pages of the Sea

Join a World War One commemoration event at Culla Bay, Benbecula. Sunday 11th November, 3.30 to 4.30 A large-scale portrait of a local WWI casualty etched into the sand on Culla Bay beach on 11th November 2018. Sand artists ‘Sand In Your Eye’ will design the...

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House dresses and crottle

House dresses and crottle

Here's a new art project with a Uist connection, inspired by house dresses and wrap aprons. The artist is Joanne B Kaar The house dress was often worn by women when dyeing yarns with lichen (crottle/crotal) in the Scottish Highland and Islands. Traditionally, this...

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Audio recordings from Uist

Audio recordings from Uist

Audio recordings of the traditions of crofters, farm workers and fishermen, in English and Gaelic, along with some Scots, were put online by the Digital Archive of Scottish Gaelic (DASG), University of Glasgow in August. 33 audio files are being published from the...

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