Exhibition Programme 2015

The Maclaurin Art GalleryThe Maclaurin Gallery


save the childrenSave the Children Annual Art Exhibition and Sale
27th September - 25th October

Charity exhibition organised by Ayr and District Branch of Save the Children. The exhibition supports a diverse range of work for sale by professional and amateur artists from Ayrshire and other areas of Scotland. With subject matter, styles and prices to suit all visitors, the artists kindly donate a percentage of their sales to the charity. Charity Number: 213890 (England & Wales) & SCO39570 (Scotland)

Save the Children 2015 Save the Children 2015
New Potatoes Ian Elliot Contemplation Carrie Whitehill

Tim Stead
Object Maker and Seed Sower
7th November 2015 - 17th January 2016

Tim Stead

Arts at RozelleRozelle House Galleries

Next of Kin
Scottish Families and The Great War
4 July - 28 September

This National Museums of Scotland touring exhibition visits Rozelle House, supplemented by local objects and stories. Discover profound personal stories of separation and loss experienced by Scottish families and communities as loved ones fought across the fronts in World War I.

Toy Stories
A Century of Toys
1st October - 26th November

Rubik's Cube

Christmas Crafts
10th October - 24th December

Jewellery by Terri Campbell
Jewellery by Terri Campbell

McKechnie InstituteMcKechnie Institute, Girvan

Programme still in development,
but highlights include:

William Muir
Local Scenes
Throughout 2015

Works by this popular local artist from the museum collections showing scenes of Girvan and beyond return to the McKechnie.

Ailsa Craig with Clan Campbell Ashore by William Muir
Ailsa Craig with Clan Campbell Ashore William Muir

Girvan Music
Past and Present
9 May - 5 September

The McKechnie celebrates the local musical tradition.

McKechnie Open Art Exhibition
Paintings by Local Artists
27 June - 12 September

This exhibition is open to non-professional artists living in the Carrick area of South Ayrshire. Another popular exhibition, it supports local talent with the emphasis on diverse styles and subject matter for all tastes and pockets.

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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