This month we launched our new community project NATURAL MAGIC. Carey Douglass Carnegie is project manager on this exciting project will be inter-generational and will deliver a range of workshops, tea and cakes, linking the two amazing community gardens and natural space in Dunbar. We are working in collaboration with The Ridge and Sustaining Dunbar […]
HOMING and ENVIRONMENTAL ART an essay by Ruth Bretherick
For the last few months Matthew Dalziel + Louise Scullion have been artists in residence for the John Muir Way. To be ‘resident’ over a stretch of 134 miles, that wends its way from Helensburgh to Dunbar, seems something of a misnomer: yet to be at home […]
Tuesday 12June 1.30 to 4.30 | £20 including refreshments
Dunbar Town House Gallery | Please Book tel: 01620 820699
This Straw Weaving workshops is in connection with the Dalziel + Scullion exhibition HOMING
In this unique workshop you can also try your hand at traditional approaches with Elaine who will use green rushes to help you weave the simple […]
HOMING | Exhibition by Dalziel + Scullion | Dunbar Town House Museum & Gallery Dunbar
North Light Arts have been working with Dalziel + Scullion for the last few months while they have explored the nature of the iconic John Muir Way in East Lothian walking from the ash tips of Musselburgh to the geology […]
Hannah Imlach | Hexagonal Island Host & Dune Cradle
Ledodendron Fossil found with local geologist Fiona McGibbon. Image Credit: Hannah Imlach
Visual Artist Hannah Imlach took part in the John Muir Residency with North Light Arts during May and June 2017. Her residency focussed on the developed of an existing work (Hexagonal Island Host, 2014) inspired by […]
North Light Arts are really excited about the launch of our summer project in the Backlands Community Garden were we will be creating a Rainbow Garden in the Community Gathering Space.
On 22April, which is John Muir’s Birthday, we had a fabulous day with craft demonstrations from the Haddington Spinners and lots more artisans who were […]
Join our small team.
Based in Dunbar this new post will be 1.5 days per week flexi-time, 1 year, to support our Creative Director within the landscape, on project delivery, researching a new project on the East Lothian John Muir Way
North Light Arts have secured the funding for this post from a number of sources to […]
Please join us for this free family friendly workshop with John Muir Artist in Residence Kathy Beckett; helping her to tame Garden Lane | 12.00 to 4.00 pm Saturday 30July
Over the past four months John Muir Artist in Residence Kathy Beckett has been gathering ideas for the Ridge’s Backlands redevelopment. This public consultation took place through many […]
Last weekend marked the end of the John Muir Artist in Residence period in Dunbar. It comes after six weeks of research – working with various groups in the community – and an additional five weeks of the GARDEN LANE: OPEN STUDIO installation in Dunbar Town House.
With my starting point being a connection to the […]
| Image by Fiona Hermse and the Dementia Friendly Group and the Craft Group from Dunbar Library
North Light Arts are busy engaging with lots of people of all ages through our Lottery funded Growing Arts Seeds project co-ordinated by our Project Manager Tracy Morgan.
We are working with the following fabulous artists and groups who developed […]