Exhibition Programme 2015

The Maclaurin Art GalleryThe Maclaurin Gallery


Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour
Members' Exhibition
25th April - 25th May 2015

An exhibition of recent work by members of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour.  Founded in 1876, the society's current membership includes artists of international reputation, based throughout Britain and Scotland. The RSW aims to exhibit to a wide audience across Scotland.  Visitors will have the chance to see a diverse range of subject matter and styles executed in watercolour and gouache by contemporary Scottish artists. Works will be for sale.

Cromarty, The Black Isle by Mhairi McGregor RSW Cluttered Table by George Gilbert RSW
Cromarty, The Black Isle Mhairi McGregor RSW Cluttered Table George Gilbert RSW

Ayr Art Circle 2015
Members' Exhibition
2nd - 31st May 2015

Ayr Art Circle was formed in 1944 and is unique among local clubs in owning its own premises. Members of the club present a selection of recent work in different media and varied styles featuring oils, watercolours, pastel and acrylic works.

Arts at RozelleRozelle House Galleries

Danish Diaspora
Scotland seen with Danish Eyes
11th April - 17th May 2015

Lise Bech, Lilian Busch, Lotte Glob, Mette Freurgaard-Jensen and Nickolai Globe, a group of internationally recognised Danish craftspeople, have converged on Scotland and all been inspired by Scotland’s wild landscapes and craft tradition.  Shown first at the Edinburgh Festival in 2014, this exhibition shows their very different takes on Scotland through willow, metals, ceramics and wood, often combining functionality with beauty.

From the Window
Family Pods Lise Bech

McKechnie InstituteMcKechnie Institute, Girvan

Programme still in development,
but highlights include:

Home and Away - Carrick in WWI
Dates to be confirmed - March/April 2015

An exhibition to highlight Carrick's part in World War I - fighting abroad and support from home. Do you have any stories or keepsakes at home that would help to tell this story?

Home and Away - Carrick in WWI

Ailsa Craig Display
Dates to be confirmed

The McKechnie Institute houses an ongoing display of collection material relevant to the social and natural history of Ailsa Craig, including the stories of lighthouses and quarrying on the island.

Girvan Bronze Age Cinerary Urns
Coming soon

For further updates, please look at www.south-ayrshire.gov.uk/galleries/ before your visit.


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