Kieran Dodds Art Lecture: The Universe is Made of Stories Not Atoms
In conjunction with his exhibition at Stirling which explores seabird cities, Kieran Dodds will talk about his work.
Photography Competition: Best Route Shot
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.
Evening Lecture: Word and Image in Modern Painting
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.
Photography Exhibition Launch
You are invited to an afternoon launch to meet the artists and enjoy all of the exhibitions currently taking place in the Pathfoot Building.
Pathfoot Courtyard Garden Open Morning
Please join us to view the garden, chat to the volunteer gardeners and enjoy a festive mince pie.
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.
Travelling Gallery: Day of Access, Alec Finlay
On Friday 8th November, the Travelling Gallery makes a welcome return to the University.
Peacemakers: an interactive installation (October)
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.
Alan Dimmick Open Archive
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.
Opening up collections: free training workshop on crowdsourcing, chatbots and 3D
This two day workshop will introduce you to three core approaches for 'opening up' your collections. Whether you are an archivist, a museum or art gallery curator or a librarian, you will have the opportunity to dive into digitally-enabled methods to co-produce, interpret and enhance the accessibility of heritage resources.
Day of Access, by Stirling Photography Festival
Day of Access is a collaborative project led by poet and artist Alec Finlay that uses the creative philosophy of place-awareness to offer disabled people access to beautiful landscapes across Scotland.
Experiences of Exile: Art Collection Open Day
As part of Refugee Festival Scotland the Art Collection is opening its doors for an afternoon of art and music inspired by the current exhibitions Experiences of Exile.
Film Screening: Human Flow
Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World War II. Human Flow, an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei, gives a powerful visual expression to this massive human migration. The documentary elucidates both the staggering scale of the refugee crisis and its profoundly personal human impact.
Human Cargo: A Journey among Refugees
This lecture will discuss the refugee stories traced in the book, the inspiration and production of the artwork, and will consider what has and hasn't changed over the decade since.
Travelling Gallery: Spring 2019 exhibition
This exhibition will explore how artists and creative industries are responding to global migration now. With ongoing international conflicts and the continued displacement of human beings we are questioning how we view, understand, and represent refugees. Can artists give a voice to those who don't have one?