Art Collection Open Day

14 May 2022, 10.00AM–5.00PM
Pathfoot Building
Art Collection Open Day

Join us at the University of Stirling Art Collection as we celebrate our themed year of health and wellbeing. Our open day will celebrate the exhibitions with an exciting programme of free events, music, poetry, and the launch of our new exhibition ‘The Liminal Zone’. Most of the events are drop-in and there is no need to book, just come along to the Pathfoot Building. We look forward to celebrating with you.

For any queries, please email emma.mccombie@stir.ac.uk

Programme of events


10:00am – Full Moon Yoga

We will start the day with a yoga class held by Mary Ann, an experienced yoga teacher and PT. The class is open to all levels and will be based around the full moon and the themes of the exhibition, Blue.

Book tickets for Full Moon Yoga

11:30am – Mindful Weaving

Sculpture and textile artist, Isi Williams will take us through a workshop of mindful weaving. Participants will create their own wall hanging and learn some of the basics of weaving. Complete beginners are welcome!

Book tickets for Mindful Weaving

12 noon – Tour of Art Collection

Art Collection staff will be giving an informal tour of our year of health and wellbeing exhibitions. No need to book, just meet us at the Pathfoot Reception.

1:00pm – Pathfoot Project Performance

Each year students of the Royal Conservatoire compose musical pieces inspired by the year’s art collection. They, alongside students from the Mlitt Creative Writing students at the University of Stirling will be performing a selection of their pieces inspired by the work in this year’s theme, health and wellbeing. This event is free and drop in, no need to book.

2:00pm – Tour of Art Collection

Art Collection staff will be giving an informal tour of our year of health and wellbeing exhibitions. No need to book, just meet us at the Pathfoot Reception.

3:00pm- Launch of Liminal Zone Exhibition

To finish the day, we will launch our new exhibition The Liminal Zone. Which is the output of a research project exploring the seashore as a metaphor for the interface between teaching and art. This exhibition draws together arts-based responses to this metaphor in a range of media including paint, photography, sculpture, writing and sound by staff from both the University of Stirling and other Scottish colleges and Universities. See more information about the research project. This event is free and drop in, no need to book.