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Past Events

Colliery Creatives

16 Apr 2020

An exploration of landscape, identity and place. As part of the university art collection’s exhibition year, ‘Under Threat: Artists Respond to the Environment’, this event will present ‘Descendants: Interconnections’ by Yvonne Weighand Lyle. The evening will feature film, poetry and song exploring Scotland’s Coal Mining history, heritage and communities.

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Free drop in gardening club

23 Jan 2020 to 2 Apr 2020

The Art Collection is hosting a drop in gardening club to renovate one of the Pathfoot Courtyards.

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Beneath the Troubles, the Cobblestones: Recovering the ‘buried’ memory of Northern Ireland’s 1968

30 Mar 2020

‘1968’ has become synonymous with a period of revolt and rebellion that swept the globe in the period stretching from the mid-60s to the mid-70s. In recent years, ‘1968 studies’ have been increasingly focussed on the transnationalism of the period with an ever-growing list of countries being added to those thought of having experienced a “68”.

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Travelling Gallery

26 Mar 2020

The Travelling Gallery bus is once again visiting the University of Stirling.

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Kieran Dodds Art Lecture: The Universe is Made of Stories Not Atoms

23 Mar 2020

In conjunction with his exhibition at Stirling which explores seabird cities, Kieran Dodds will talk about his work.

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Photography Competition: Best Route Shot

10 Feb 2020 to 19 Mar 2020

As part of the one year birthday celebration on 2nd April 2020, Landscape Legacies of Coal is holding a Photography Competition ‘Best Route Shot’. It can be anything you want a landscape, a building, or people simply enjoying the walk.

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Evening Lecture: Word and Image in Modern Painting

11 Mar 2020

This talk will explore the ways in which modern artists employed text, sometimes for simple reasons of composition but often to reveal new levels of meaning.

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Photography Exhibition Launch

7 Mar 2020

You are invited to an afternoon launch to meet the artists and enjoy all of the exhibitions currently taking place in the Pathfoot Building.

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Peacemakers: an interactive installation

10 Feb 2020 to 14 Feb 2020

Heidi and Peter will be returning with their Peacemakers Loom to the Crush Hall of the Pathfoot Building between the 10th and 14th February.

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Pathfoot Courtyard Garden Open Morning

5 Dec 2019

Please join us to view the garden, chat to the volunteer gardeners and enjoy a festive mince pie.

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Be gardening

26 Sep 2019 to 5 Dec 2019

As part of the Art Collection’s environmental-themed exhibitions for the coming year we are hosting a free drop-in gardening club to renovate one of the Pathfoot Courtyards.

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Travelling Gallery: Day of Access, Alec Finlay

8 Nov 2019

On Friday 8th November, the Travelling Gallery makes a welcome return to the University.

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Peacemakers: an interactive installation

14 Oct 2019 to 18 Oct 2019

The Peacemakers loom consists of a 181cm in diameter, 104cm high, circular, wooden French knitting loom. Visitors are invited to join the artists in a repetitive, simple action of knitting and to building peace through the sharing many small actions and kind words.

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Alan Dimmick Open Archive

9 Oct 2019

Photographer Alan Dimmick was University Artist in Residence in 2017-2018. His photographs will be on show alongside some from the early days of the University from the archive collection.

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