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  • Artist and craft maker grant closing soon

    Artist and craft maker grant closing soon

    Orkney’s visual arts and craft makers community is being reminded the closing date for the current round of VACMA grants is 7 February.

    27 January 2023

  • Last chance to feed into 'Remembering Together' covid memorial for Orkney

    Last chance to feed into 'Remembering Together' covid memorial for Orkney

    Two interactive sessions in Kirkwall and Stromness in coming weeks will be the final chance for local people to give their thoughts in person on what form a covid memorial in Orkney should take - as part of the national ‘Remembering Together’ programme.

    19 January 2023

  • Four-day archaeological research event to be held in Orkney

    Four-day archaeological research event to be held in Orkney

    A four-day archaeological research conference is being held in Orkney during March as the final event in the development of Scotland’s Islands Research Framework for Archaeology.

    It is anticipated that up to 120 people from across Scotland and beyond will attend the symposium and Neil Gray MSP, Scottish Minister for Culture, Europe and International Development who was brought up in Orkney and educated at Kirkwall Grammar School, will launch the event.

    18 January 2023

  • Orkney Museum closed for January for vital housekeeping

    The Orkney Museum will close to the public in January to allow the team to carry out a programme of vital behind-the-scenes work.

    22 December 2022

  • Tim Wootton palette knife painting demonstration at The Orkney Museum

    Tim Wootton palette knife painting demonstration at The Orkney Museum

    Anyone interested in finding out more about palette knife painting techniques should head along to The Orkney Museum on Saturday 10 December for a free demonstration by artist Tim Wootton.

    02 December 2022

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