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October 2018

Creative Writing Course

5th October 2018 @ 10:30 am - 7th December 2018 @ 12:30 pm
Kirkcudbright Galleries, St Mary Street
Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway DG5 4AQ United Kingdom
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Creative Writing Course at Kirkcudbright Galleries Creative writing workshops, led by John Dean, in the inspiring Kirkcudbright Galleries. Friday 5th October – Friday 7th December 2018 Course continues each Friday for 10 weeks. 10.30am – 12.30pm Cost: £30 for the 10-week session when booked as a block or £3.50 per session. To reserve your place for the course or individual sessions please select from the options below. Payment for the course or individual sessions are taken at the Kirkcudbright Galleries…

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Energise, an exhibition by Upland

13th October 2018 @ 10:00 am - 9th December 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Kirkcudbright Galleries, St Mary Street
Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway DG5 4AQ United Kingdom
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A focused group exhibition exploring our evolving relationship with the natural world and our impact upon it. We are delighted to have established a new partnership with Upland. Together we present a fantastic exhibition featuring works by Upland Members. The exhibition aims to showcase a diverse range of works highlighting the topical issues of climate change, renewable energies and conservation through innovative creative practice. The exhibition hopes to raise awareness and stimulate discussion, offering an insight into how environmental concerns…

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November 2018

In Between the Lines with Bea Last

1st November 2018 @ 10:30 am - 13th December 2018 @ 12:30 pm
Kirkcudbright Galleries, St Mary Street
Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway DG5 4AQ United Kingdom
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In Between the Lines, a workshop where you will explore creative drawing and mark making, led by artist Bea Last. Course begins Thursday 1st November 2018 and continues each Thursday for 7 weeks until Thursday 13th December 2018. The sessions will take place on the Mezzanine at Kirkcudbright Galleries Cost: £5 per session, which includes materials. RSVP below now to ensure your space is reserved. Payment for workshops must be made at the Kirkcudbright Galleries welcome desk.  

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Timmy Mallett – In his Father’s footsteps

2nd November 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 3rd November 2018 @ 3:30 pm
Kirkcudbright Galleries, St Mary Street
Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway DG5 4AQ United Kingdom
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https://youtu.be/CvNbBHF6GGQ   Timmy Mallett, The Cycling Artist, legendary children's entertainer will return to Kirkcudbright for two talks only at Kirkcudbright Galleries! Featuring original artworks by Timmy and his Dad Michael Mallett! In 1966 Timmy's dad Michael Mallet visited the region on holiday with his mum. Like Timmy, Michael was a keen artist, and never without easel. Fifty years later Timmy followed in his Father's footsteps, with only his Dad's original oil painting, and excerpts from his personal diary from 1966…

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Wednesday meditation classes at Kirkcbudbright Galleries with uma kadampa Meditation Centre

7th November 2018 @ 1:15 pm - 12th December 2018 @ 1:45 pm
Kirkcudbright Galleries, St Mary Street
Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway DG5 4AQ United Kingdom
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Drop by for a simple 30 minute guided meditation in your lunch-break. Learn simple practical meditations to introduce some space into your mind and your life. These meditations will make your mind calm and peaceful so you can become free from stress, tension, and worries. Many of your usual problems will fall away and your relationships with others will improve. Teacher Kelsang Drolma is an ordained Buddhist nun much loved for her warm and clear teachings. Her practical advice and…

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Energise talk with Ted Leeming and Morag Paterson

10th November 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

To accompany the current 'Energise' exhibition taking place at Kirkcudbright Galleries, photographers Ted Leeming and Morag Paterson will give an artist talk. The exhibition, by Upland CIC, presents a selection of work by it's members. It aims to showcase a diverse range of works highlighting the topical issues of climate change, renewable energy and conservation through innovative creative practice. Hoping to raise awareness and stimulate discussion, the exhibition seeks to offer an insight into how environmental concerns manifest and inform…

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An Artistic Affinity: John Maxwell, William Gillies and Archie Sutter Watt.

17th November 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6th January 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Kirkcudbright Galleries, St Mary Street
Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway DG5 4AQ United Kingdom
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An Artistic Affinity: John Maxwell, William Gillies and Archie Sutter Watt. Curated by Dawn Henderby, Arts Officer based at Gracefield Arts Centre. An exhibition highlighting works by Archie Sutter Watt, John Maxwell and William Gillies. Gallery 2 Free Admission

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Silver Clay workshops with Solway Silver, Handcrafted Silver Art & Jewellery

17th November 2018 @ 10:00 am - 24th November 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Kirkcudbright Galleries, St Mary Street
Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway DG5 4AQ United Kingdom
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Introduction to Silver Clay with Sybil Williamson. Create your own piece of fine silver to take away with you. Two full day workshops available on either Saturday 17th November 2018 or Sunday 24 November 2018, 10am - 4pm. Only 10 spaces available for each session, so RSVP now to avoid disappointment. Payment for the workshop is taken at the welcome desk at Kirkcudbright Galleries. Suitable for beginners. The course includes 1 pack of silver clay. Additional materials will be available…

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December 2018

Clarsach music in Gallery Two

9th December 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kirkcudbright Galleries, St Mary Street
Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway DG5 4AQ United Kingdom
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Join us in Gallery Two on Sunday 9th December, to enjoy live music played by The Dumfries and Galloway Clasarch Society, whilst browsing our An Artistic Affinity: John Maxwell, William Gillies and Archie Sutter Watt exhibition. Want to know more about the Clarsach? The harp is Scotland’s oldest national instrument. Long before the arrival of the bagpipe it was the mainstay of Gaelic courtly music. The earliest depictions of the instrument can be found on Pictish stones, dating back to…

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Timmy Mallet, In his Father’s Footsteps exhibition

15th December 2018 @ 10:00 am - 13th January 2019 @ 3:30 pm
Kirkcudbright Galleries, St Mary Street
Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway DG5 4AQ United Kingdom
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Following Timmy's successful talks at the gallery in November 2018, we have on display, a selection of original works by Timmy and his father Rev. Michael Mallet. Works include Timmy and Michael's paintings of the Skyreburn bridge. Brief: Well known as an entertainer and broadcaster, Timmy is an accomplished fine artist whose work in oils and acrylics is eagerly collected. Familiar as the itsy bitsy man with the Mallet, Timmy hosted Wacaday and the Wide-Awake Club on TVam with Mallett’s…

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