During the weeks of workshops as part of the Natural Magic Project we encouraged Carey Douglas-Carnegie to use her fantastic photography and also to make some short films of just some of the activities she organised – an opportunity for her to learn how to do with the help of her husband Dave. She beautifully captured […]
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 […]
Dune Cradle: Encounter and Enchantment
A response to a sculpture by Hannah Imlach
Lila Matsumoto, 10th June 2017
We were please to see Lila returning to North Light Arts on 10th June 2017 to accompany a walking performance for the Opening of FLOERS by Alec Finlay and Hannah Imlach. She later led the conversation by the two artists […]
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 […]
North Light Arts are really pleased to announce that the John Muir Residency Artists this year will be the internationally renowned Alec Finlay and Hannah Imlach.
They will work in Dunbar and along the John Muir Way with their site specific work appearing temporarily in the environment and at a later date in an exhibition at Dunbar […]
‘Travelling Plant Menagerie’ | John Muir Day Celebration 23 April 2016
North Light Arts are really pleased to announce that Kathy Beckett is the artist for the John Muir Residency 2016, she has been commissioned by East Lothian Arts Service for the Garden Lane project | linked to Cultivate a Grow Wild project for Kew gardens.
Creative Workshop with Kathy Beckett throughout […]
25 April 2015
Here the blog from yesterday and today.
It was such a beautiful day on Thursday I took the chance to explore on foot a path I had been on several times by bike.
The John Muir way starting from Belhaven was glorious along by the Estuary. Philip from Sustaining Dunbar had given me a tipoff […]
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A compilation of the fantastic events at the FERTILE GROUND CONFERENCE last year, curtesy of Summerhall TV
A two day conference held in Dunbar to evaluate the power of environmental arts and its place in raising issues and questions of global concern. Drawing delegates from across Scotland the first day of presentations was held […]