“The ‘new’ Pictish Stone can connect with the collection of Pictish Stones permanently on display in the Museum”
“Tankerness House Museum, Kirkwall, has many exceptional ‘finds’ from the Iron Age and Pictish era – one which I particularly like is an object labelled ‘ Egg shaped amulet’ which was found at the Bu of Burray in 1989. “
“I am mildly obsessed with the Ness of Brodgar”
‘Ghosts and Stories’ is an exhibition of new artworks by Antony Hodgson at a new exhibition in Orkney Museum.
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.