Art

Leafworks Workshop with Jennie Ashmore | 27th July

Kirkcudbright Galleries is looking forward to welcoming artist Jennie Ashmore into the Galleries who will be delivering this summer session with us.  The workshop will provide participants with the basic techniques of collecting, pressing and creating with pressed leaves and flowers. All materials will be provided except small cutting mats and scalpel/Stanley knives which participants…

Japanese Woodblock and Foam Printing Crafts Session | 1st June

  A fun and interactive arts and craft session delivered by Arts Officers Lily and Alistair using resources that have been organised in partnership with National Museums Scotland. Supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.  Participants will be able to have a look at a wide range of traditional woodblock prints, before having a go…

Talk with Kozo Hoshino, The Victor Murphy Trust | 18th May

Talk with Kozo Hoshino, The Victor Murphy Trust For 50 years after the restoration of the Meji Government in 1868, Scotland and Japan experienced mutual influence in the world of industry and aesthetic consciousness. This talk covers how this influence took place between the two countries.  Date: 18th May  Time: 2-3:15pm  Ages: 16+ and families …

Kimono Design and the Japanese Influence with Morag Macpherson Textiles | 20th April

Kimono Design and the Japanese Influence  To coincide with our Japan: Art and Inspiration Exhibition at Kirkcudbright Galleries, artist Morag Macpherson will deliver a talk at Kirkcudbright Galleries.  Morag will discuss her Kimono and fabric designs and the inspiration for these. Taking creativity from local surroundings and from her travels, she will take participants through…

Japanese Tea Ceremony with Mio Shapley | 6th April

                  To coincide with our Japan: Art and Inspiration exhibition running from 30th March – 9th June 2019: Urasenke Japanese Tea Master Mio Shapley will be demonstrating the cultural tradition of a Japanese Tea Ceremony. Join us as we learn the ancient techniques of this beautiful process. During this…

Energise, an exhibition by Upland

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…