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27 May 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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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>

14thJob Vacancy! Part-Time Maintenance Person

We are seeking a part-time Maintenance Person to join our Aberdeen based team. Reporting to the Finance and Admin Manager, the Maintenance Person will be responsible for keeping all areas clean and tidy and implementing the day to day upkeep and maintenance of the buildings and their fittings.<br> <br> The closing date for applications is <b>Tuesday 2nd June 2015</b> at 9am.

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>


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>