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Highland visual arts and craft opportunities -
workshops, talks and awards!!
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High Life Highland in partnership with Creative Scotland and XpoNorth Crafts, Fashion and Textiles are delivering awards up to £1,500 to support the professional development of artists/makers residing in the Highlands & Moray.
TO APPLY: Download the application form & guidelines from the High Life Highland website.
DEADLINES: Monday 24 October 2016 // Monday 20 February 2017
Workshops
Choose to .... Make
with Cat Meighan

Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Room to Discover
10:30am - 3:30pm
(lunch break 12:30 - 1:30pm)

Join artist Cat Meighan for a series of four half day Saturday sessions. Age 15 and over. All materials are provided.

Saturday 22 October - Printmaking
Learn a number of different relief 
printing techniques, make a 
collaborative work and some cards and postcards to take home. This workshop will consist of a drawing, mono printing, relief printing, working individually and in a group.
 
Saturday 12 November -
Artist's Bookmaking

Learn some simple bookmaking techniques and make a notebook to take home. This workshop part of the Ness Book Fest weekend and will consist of learning and practising 
simple techniques, using tools and working to make a finished book.
 
Saturday 26 November -
Collage & Cut Outs

Look into different types of collage and cutout drawings and exploring various techniques. Plenty of cutting and sticking to build up images and create something distinct. This workshop will consist of drawing, investigating collage techniques and making a number of finished pieces.
 
Saturday 10 December - Printmaking
Learning different printmaking techniques with an opportunity to make some bespoke Christmas 
cards/prints for some lucky friends and family! This workshop will consist of a drawing, mono printing and relief printing.

TO BOOKPrice individually at £15 per workshop or book all 4 for the discounted rate of £50.
12 places available, please contact IMAG on 01463 237114.
Stone Opera Workshop
Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Room to Discover

Thursday 5 November, 4.30pm - 6.30pm
Stone Opera specialise in improving the relationship between people and their built environment through interactive and playful architectural workshops, film documentary and community events. The session with be delivered as part of the Festival of Architecture in collaboration with GMAC, Glasgow’s independent film company. Participants will also learn more about film making and record their build environment.

TO BOOK: 15 places available, please contact IMAG on 01463 237114 or email Kirsten Body.
No admission charge, kindly supported by the Festival of Architecture 2016,
all ages welcome.
Exhibition Talks
Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, First Floor Art Galleries

Graham Fagan - Artist's Tour
Friday 11 November, 5pm 
Join Graham Fagan for an informal tour of the reinterpreted body of work he made for his Scotland + Venice exhibition in 2015. Graham is an artist who forms close collaborations in the making of his work. For his four screen moving image work, The Slave’s Lament, a pivotal work within the exhibition, he brings together reggae singer and musician Ghetto Priest, music producer Adrian Sherwood, classical composer Sally Beamish and musicians from Scottish Ensemble. This event is followed by the exhibition preview from 6 - 8pm.

Julie Lawson - Curator's Tour
Thursday 3 November, 1pm

Join the Scottish National Portrait Gallery's Chief Curator, Julie Lawson, for an introduction to the key works within the Remembering the Great War exhibition, largely drawn from the National Galleries of Scotland's collection.

TO BOOK: Price £3.50 per talk. Please contact IMAG on 01463 237114 or email Kirsten Body.
Pop Up Craft Shops
Saturday 19 -
Saturday 26 November

Thurso Art Gallery, Caithness

Saturday 3 December &
Saturday 10 December,
11am - 4pm

Inverness Museum & Art Gallery

A unique opportunity to buy beautiful handmade gifts in time for Christmas including ceramics by Lara Scobie, colourful jewellery by Gilly Langton, lighting made from paper, beautiful printed bags and scarves inspired by natural forms such as feathers.

Engagement events programmed to celebrate 5 years as a charity.
 
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