Events

Highland Adult Learning Partnership – Learning Together Symposium (Photo credit: Karrie Marshall Creativity In Care)

UPCOMING COURSE: Workers Educational Association, Arting Around runs throughout February and into March. Contact Judie Holliday with the WEA to book.


UPCOMING WORKSHOP Esmee Fairbairn Foundation and Inverness Museum – Coiled basketry techniques using Pine needles. Feb 19th 2020


Andy Holden, Natural Selection at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery. Woven bird’s nest hanging basket (based on a Weaver bird’s nest) December 14th 2019 1pm-4pm 


Carrie Fertig, Installation & Performance Artist in Flame-worked Glass – ‘I want to thank the amazing, sensitive, and full-of-compassion invigilator at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery. I am so deeply fortunate to have Lar MacGregor to guide visitors in whatever way they wish to experience this work.’


(October 2019) Andy Holden, Natural Selection – Inverness Museum & Art Gallery

Public engagement, installation and invigilating for Andy Holden’s exhibition. Organising the collaborative aspects of the installation and liaising between UHI staff and the Exhibitions Unit as well as supervising the Ba(Hons) Contemporary Art & Contextualised Practice students for Inverness College UHI during the instal.


(August 2019) Seaweed Workshop – An Talla Solais, Ullapool 

Family workshop making seaweed at Ullapool Marine Weekend (Scottish Wildlife Trust)


(July & August 2019) Carrie Fertig, Forgiveness – Inverness Museum & Art Gallery 

Public Engagement and invigilating for Carrie Fertig’s exhibition, supporting the interactive elements of the exhibition as well as being available to explore and explain the project.


(June 27th 2019) Worker’s Educational Association – Women in the Highlands Residential Weekend on the Isle of Eigg

Participating in a creative art & writing weekend workshop.


(May 28th 2019) SCOTTISH MENTAL HEALTH AND ARTS FILM FESTIVAL WALKS (SMHAFF)  Closing ceremony and gathering at the Inverness Town House


(May 16th) New Craigs Greenspace, Walks for Wellbeing – NHS Highland,Craig Dunain Woods

‘Rescue Rope’ Using discarded carrier bags, stories were woven into this handmade rope and positive ‘labels’ were written and then attached by the participants.

(May 11th 2019) PAST CRAFTS AND CREATIVE WORKSHOP

An exhibition that features the work by the participants of a workshop run by Inverness Museum & Art Gallery and held at Ferrycroft Visitor Centre, Lairg. The group explored past crafts and natural materials and then I held a ‘making’ workshop using some traditional techniques.


(May 9th) Evanton Community Wood. A fun walk with Creativity In Care

What an amazing day! Over 100 incredible children turned up to walk with us, plus a dozen or so adults. Such a good atmosphere. Thank you to everyone who participated.


(April 17th 2019) Public Art in the Highlands – a presentation for Nairn U3A, on behalf of Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Exhibitions Unit.


(March 25th 2019) Arctic Day – Scottish Government & Highlands and Islands Enterprise with Art North Magazine


(Feb 2019) Inverness Museum & Art Gallery – Introduction to Floral Techniques

Expand your creativity and learn to wire, wrap and assemble seasonal or local flowers and foliage, to produce wearable pieces of art for any occasion.

“This was such an enjoyable workshop, when is the next one?” Participant feedback.


(April 2018) Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Public talk for the University of the 3rd Age – Nairn.


(October 2017) Highland Adult Learning Partnership, Highlife Highland. A talk on adult education and creativity.


(September 2017) A presentation of creative learning for a two day symposium for the University of the Highlands & Islands.