New Galleries

The latest in brand new gallery openings, updates and special anniversaries.

Colin Hay, 'The Old Pylon', acrylic on canvas

Edinburgh’s BirdsNest Gallery Takes Flight

Scottish artist Colin Hay’s exhibition The Magic before Dawn is the first showing at Edinburgh’s new BirdsNest Gallery, set up during lockdown in an A-listed Victorian building on the city’s Southside.

Arie Vardi, 'Storm brewing, Crarae'

Life Begins at Forty at Colinton Arts

This year celebrating its 40th anniversary, Colinton Arts in Edinburgh’s historic Colinton Village has been extensively renovated and is reopening as a dedicated gallery with a framing and artwork restoration service.

Pascale Rentsch, 'Clouds Over Sea and Marram Grass’, mixed media

Taking a Dip into Arran’s New Gallery

Arran’s new Saltwater Gallery, adjacent to Brodick Castle, provides gallery space for contemporary art, with a maritime theme inspired by the sea and coastal life.

Goldfinch

Goldfinch Gallery, Comrie, Perthshire

Comrie’s Goldfinch Gallery opened in June this year, and now has a collective of around 20 established and emerging artists working in the village and wider Perthshire.

Gairloch Museum

A New Heritage Museum at Gairloch, Wester Ross

Wester Ross has a new cultural heritage hub. Formerly located in an old farm steading, the Gairloch Heritage Museum has relocated to a strikingly redeveloped former nuclear bunker opened by HRH The Princess Royal.

McCallum Art House

McCallum Art House Transformed in Fort William

Built originally as a military building in the mid-18th century, the main gallery features changing displays of art and photography, while a studio space is devoted to local designer-makers.

Weekend Gallery Opens in Kilbirnie for the Weekend

Based in what is thought to be a former 19th century carding mill, the Weekend Gallery in Kilbirnie will present a series of monthly solo shows focusing primarily on first-time exhibitors working in the West of Scotland.