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News - Aberdeen's Centre for Contemporary Art. Gallery exhibitions, printmaking, photography, film & video, digital media

2 Aug 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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June 2015

23rdHell Yeah // Feast Your Eyes

<b>Live Drawing: 6 June – 25 June 2015</b><br> <br> <b>Opening Party: Friday 26 June. 6-8pm. All welcome.</b><br> <br> <b>Exhibition: 27 June – 18 July 2015</b><br> <br> From <b>Saturday 6 June</b>, <i>Hell Yeah</i> will be taking over Peacock Visual Arts to draw a sugar loaded, popcorn poppin', over indulgent large-scale illustration installation on the walls of our main gallery! <i>Hell Yeah</i> actively encourage viewers to visit them in the gallery throughout the duration of the installation in order for you to engage with their creative process, with questions and interaction with artists welcomed.

22ndJealous @ Peacock Visual Arts

Peacock Visual Arts present a selection of new works from the dynamic London based print studio Jealous in our reception gallery. Jealous is a contemporary screen print studio and publisher situated in the east London hub of Shoreditch and Crouch End.

19thPeacock Visual Arts Open Call 2015

Peacock Visual Arts (Peacock) would like to invite proposals from artists, curators and organisations. Peacock has three main areas of activity: exhibitions, printmaking and digital fabrication. We welcome proposals for all three areas.

19thBook Now! Workshops in July & August 2015

We have organised a series of one day workshops for the summer months. Led by our friendly, experienced and supportive tutors Michael Waight and James Vass, these are suitable for any skill level. Just bring yourself – all materials are included.

18thDr Sketchy @ Peacock Visual Arts!

We will be hosting an extra special Dr Sketchy event within the Hell Yeah exhibition space on Saturday 4 July from 6-9pm! Dr Sketchy will have 2 cabaret performances which will include some burlesque from one our favourite little ladies, the stunning PEACHY MALONE and the absolutely enthralling, borderline incomprehensibly unusual JACK SQUAT as well as our usual competitions, FABULOUS PRIZES and witty banter for the fabulously affordable door tax of only £6. <br> <br> All abilities are welcome.

8thPrintmaking Workshop News

Visit our <a href="">Print Projects Page</a> to find out what Mike and James have been up to in the workshop recently.

May 2015

16thExhibition: 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”.

15thExhibition Event: Fiona MacDonald in Conversation, Friday 22 May, 6pm

Join us for this one-off event related to our current exhibition, Woodland Portrait Project, and a chance to meet the artist. Fiona MacDonald will be here at Peacock Visual Arts in conversation with Dr. Jo Vergunst, Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Aberdeen.<br> <br> <b>Friday 22 May, 6pm</b><br> <br> <b>Free event. All welcome</b>

7thGEIST - "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>Tickets: £6 / £5 concession</b>

7thAll Visitors Please Note

<b>Please Note:</b> Due to staff shortages we will be closed tomorrow <b>(Saturday 9th May)</b>. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. We will open again as usual at 9.30am on Tuesday 12th May.