Gallery News
James Elder Christie, 'Tam O'Shanter', Paisley Art Institute Collection held by Paisley Museum, Renfrewshire Leisure

Paisley Museum’s Burns Connection

Currently undergoing a major redevelopment, Paisley Museum holds the largest single collection of works by artist and Robert Burns enthusiast James Elder Christie, including an oil painting of a scene from Tam O’Shanter and many illustrations of Burns’ poetry. 

Claire Beattie, 'Halfway Home'

Claire Beattie First of Five at Marchmont House

Marchmont House has launched the first of five month-long residencies in association with Borders Art Fair, with painter Claire Beattie to be the first to take up residence in the house’s new Tower Studio.

Samira Addo, 'Emeli Sandé, b. 1987. Singer and Songwriter'

Eyes Open at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Scotland’s National Portrait Gallery has re-opened with restricted hours: one of several exhibitions on display is You Are Here, about contemporary Scotland by contemporary Scots, and featuring the winning entry from Sky Arts’ Portrait Artist of the Year 2018, by Samira Addo.

Richard Ross, 'Misty Day (by Torrs Dairy)', acrylic gouache

High St. Gallery Kirkcudbright Now Open Daily

Now open by appointment daily, Kirkcudbright’s High St. Gallery is showcasing a changing selection of Scottish contemporary art, fine art, antiques and collectables on its website.

Paisley Museum Reimagined: external view of extension and garden

Paisley Museum Reimagined

The ambitious re-development of Paisley Museum has received an extra £200,000 in capital funding from The Wolfson Foundation; the project aims to turn the facility into a world-class cultural destination when it reopens in 2022.

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.