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

25 Jul 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.

Opening Times

Gallery, Open Access Printmaking Workshops, Darkroom and Framing:

Tues – Sat, 9:30am – 5:30pm


July 2014

17thExhibition Coming Soon - Paintings as Arguments: Five Decades of Cultural and Political Change in Scotland

Centred on the work of Alexander Moffat this exhibition opens enquiries into important changes and achievements in cultural expression and education, artistic means of production and dissemination in Scotland and their international contexts. A panel discussion will allow for wider reflection and public engagement. <b>Opening Friday 15 August, 6 – 8pm. All welcome.</b>

16thAge Range Extended! In The Making – Art Workshops, now for 9 – 15 year olds 15 – 18 July 2014

An opportunity to create artwork inspired by found objects from Aberdeen beach and plant life from Duthie Park with artist Roos Dijkhuizen. <a href="http://www.peacockvisualarts.com/archive/452/in-the-making-workshops-for-9-12-year-olds-this-july">Find out more</a> and book now to avoid disappointment.

8thDocument Film Festival comes to Aberdeen on Saturday 26 July 2014

<a href="http://documentfilmfestival.org/12/">Document Film Festival</a>, Scotland’s only Human Rights Documentary film festival, is going on tour. They will be presenting highlight’s from last year’s programme across Scotland from May-August. The Glasgow based festival will be presenting two films - Adios Padresitos and A2-BC at Peacock Visual Arts. This is a free event and the screening starts at 7:30.

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>