Tom Muir tells us the intriguing history of Tankerness House – now known as The Orkney Museum.
Whether you are a scholar of GMBs work, someone who recalls him in Stromness, or an occasional reader of his books and poems, this exhibition will be of interest to you.
The summer exhibition ‘Beside the Ocean of Time: The Centenary of George Mackay Brown’ opens at the Orkney Museum, Tankerness House, Kirkwall on 12 June.
There is a lovely display of Christmas trees in the centre of Kirkwall.
“It was lovely to visit the Pier Arts Centre again. The new hanging within a one way system delivers a calm and considered view of some of the collections most interesting and inspiring pieces.” Sue from Orkney.
Museums Galleries Scotland has launched an interactive map as part of its #MuseumsAreGo campaign showing which venues are open.
An exhibition featuring the work of artists in the Between The Islands project has opened with limited viewing at the Orkney Museum, Kirkwall.
“The Life and Times of Orcadian Artist Jim Baikie” runs from February 8-29. The Orkney Museum is open Monday to Saturday, 10:30-12:30, 13:30-17:00. Admission is free.
“We travelled through time in the corridors rooms, up the stairs and down the stairs, of Tankerness House Museum in Kirkwall “
Artists’ contributions are currently invited for an upcoming winter exhibition at the Orkney Museum exploring folklore, archaeology and landscape.