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26 Nov 14

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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Gallery, Open Access Printmaking Workshops, Darkroom and Framing:

Tues – Sat, 9:30am – 5:30pm

Please Note: Framing will be closed from Tuesday 25th November to Tuesday 2nd December 2014. Apologies for any inconvenience.

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Peacock Print Shop

Peacock Visual Arts Print Shop is now live! Have a look at the new print shop here.


November 2014

19thExhibition: XL // Peacock Visual Arts at 40

<b>22 November 2014 – 17 January 2015</b> <b>Exhibition Opening: Friday 21 November, 6 – 8pm. All welcome.</b> This year Peacock Visual Arts turned 40. To celebrate the milestone, XL presents a snapshot of the work produced in our fortieth year. Artists include Steven Aalders, Claire Barclay, Adam Bridgland, Janice Kerbel, Scott Myles, David Noonan, Barbara Rae, Claire Roberts, Ralph Steadman, Donald Urquhart, Frances Walker, Chris Wells and many more.

18thVacancy! Cultural Venue Operations Apprentice

Thanks to partial funding from Creative and Cultural Skills and Skills Development Scotland, we are currently recruiting for a <b>Cultural Venue Operations Apprentice</b>. Applicants should be 16 – 24 years old, non-graduates, living in Scotland and not taking part in full-time education. Closing date for applications is <b>Monday 1st December 2014</b> at noon.

4thBook Now! Winter Workshops in December 2014

We have a selection of one-day workshops available this winter, 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.

3rdPeacock Visual Arts featuring in the Below another sky Exhibition at Aberdeen Art Gallery

This exhibition presents new work in print by 20 outstanding national and international artists commissioned by the Scottish Print Network. <a href="url">Find out more. </a>


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>