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26 Apr 15

Peacock Visual Arts is the leading contemporary visual arts organisation in Aberdeen and the NE of Scotland, bringing artists and the public together through exhibitions‚ events‚ talks‚ residencies‚ film screenings‚ gigs and workshops to make and present art in exciting and innovative ways.

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April 2015

3rdExhibition: Fiona MacDonald // Woodland Portrait Project

<b>11 April – 23 May 2015</b><br> <br> <b>Exhibition Opening Friday 10 April. 6-8pm. All Welcome</b><br> <br> Fiona MacDonald’s forthcoming exhibition, <i>Woodland Portrait Project</i>, is about place, connectedness, imagination, and human-nonhuman relationship. It emerges from a persistent engagement “with one smallish, ordinary-extraordinary wood near the M25 in Kent”.

2ndPeacock Visual Arts at Glasgow Art Fair April 2015

Peacock Visual Arts are pleased to announce that we will be taking part in the inaugural <a href="http://www.gcaf.co.uk/"> Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair </a>which will be held at the iconic venue of the Old Fruitmarket. <br> <br> <b>Friday 24th April Preview Evening: 6pm – 9pm</b><br> <br> <b>Saturday 25th April: 9.30am – 5.30pm</b><br> <br> <b>Sunday 26th April: 10am – 5pm</b><br> <br> Tickets for Saturday and Sunday are available on the door.<br> <br> <b>Adults £3. </b><br> <b>Under 16s Free.</b><br> <br> <a href="http://www.gcaf.co.uk/2014/10/30/preview-evening/"> Info about Friday Preview tickets </a> <br>

2ndGEIST - "Notebook Series" Performance, Thursday 28 May

GEIST is a choreographic project initiated by choreographer Colette Sadler in collaboration with German set designer and artist Philine Rinnert.<br> <br> The first in this series of works GEIST - <i>Notebook Series</i> will be presented at Peacock Visual Arts. In this work the notion of theatre is reduced in a minimal setting of table, chair, laptop and body. This setting aims to create a certain intimacy with the viewer whilst allowing the interplay between real and virtual presences (media).<br> <br> <b>Thursday 28 May, 6.30pm</b><br> <br> <b>Ticket Price and Purchase Info TBC</b>


December 2014

17thPeacock Prints at BrewDog Aberdeen Bar!

Thanks to our friends at <a href="http://www.brewdog.com/bars/aberdeen">BrewDog Aberdeen</a> we are excited to announce that we will now be displaying and selling artwork in their bar!<br> <br> The prints will be changed round regularly and we plan to have an official launch soon.<br> <br> The first installation is up at the moment so why not head round for a drink and a look!


September 2014

3rdA new publication from Peacock Visual Arts

To accompany our current exhibition <a href="http://www.peacockvisualarts.com/archive/455/exhibition-coming-soon-paintings-as-arguments-five-decades-of-cultural-and-political-change-in-scotland">Paintings as Arguments: Five Decades of Cultural & Political Change in Scotland</a> we have published a book by Alexander Moffat and Alan Riach. <a href="mailto:sarah@peacockvisualarts.co.uk">Order now. </a>


August 2014

21stMAKE aberdeen continues! Already a member? Get 25% off annual membership if you join before the end of September 2014.

Join now to be part of the MAKE aberdeen community. Existing members - don't forget to sign up by the end of September to get your 25% discount.


July 2014

4thBook Now! Summer Workshops in July and August 2014

We have a variety of workshops available this summer, led by friendly, experienced and supportive tutors. All our courses are designed for beginners unless we let you know otherwise. Just bring yourself – all materials are included. Workshops are available in the following disciplines: <b>Screenprinting</b>, <b>Etching</b>, <b>Bookbinding</b> and <b>Screen Monoprinting</b> <a href="http://www.peacockvisualarts.com/get-creative/courses-classes">Find out more</a> and book now to avoid disappointment.


May 2014

9thBuy Peacock Visual Arts prints on Artfinder

Are you thinking of investing in a fine art, limited edition print? Have a look at the range of Peacock prints for sale on Artfinder, where you can purchase work by Ralph Steadman, Barbara Rae, Adam Bridgland, Toby Paterson, Frances Walker and many more exceptional artists. <a href="https://www.artfinder.com/peacock-visual-arts">Browse away!</a>


February 2014

25thAdam Bridgland prints accepted into the Victoria and Albert Collection

Congratulations to Adam Bridgland, a number of whose works are now part of the Victoria and Albert Museum Collection, London.


January 2014

24thCultureLabel's Scottish Collection

We are very pleased to have work included in CultureLabel's 'The Scottish Collection', a curated collection of 10 works from each of 20 Scottish art organisations invited to participate. <a href="http://www.culturelabel.com/vendors/Peacock-Visual-Arts/">Here it is!</a>