Atlas Arts



Gathered at the oyster table to launch the CLIMAVORE apprenticeships 2019. Cloudy, threatening sky.

Current Project: CLIMAVORE: On Tidal Zones

Due to COVID-19, ATLAS Arts' office in Portree is currently closed to the public. Our projects are continuing in different ways, and all our staff are working remotely. 

ATLAS Arts is an art organisation working across Skye, Raasay and Lochalsh.

We work with artistic projects that connect with the conditions and desires of our local area, and the shared concerns of global communities. Our work spans performance, film, publishing, research, site specific events, spatial projects, collective making, exhibitions, installations and learning programmes.

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Skye Gathering Hall Basement
Isle Of Skye
IV51 9BZ

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The Skye Zine Library

The Skye Zine library is a new communal zine project. You are invited to make and share your own zines and mini publications via distribution points across Skye and Lochalsh.

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Plural Futures: Archive Residency

Performance artist Catherine Weir began her digital residency with Tobar an Dualchais and ATLAS this month, joining ATLAS Director Ainslie on a 3-day course hosted by Sabhal Mòr Ostaig to get an in-depth introduction to the Tobar an Dualchais collection. The course included lectures and workshops with folklorist and anthropologist Mairi McFadyen, Gaelic translator and…

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Gathered at the oyster table to launch the CLIMAVORE apprenticeships 2019. Cloudy, threatening sky.

CLIMAVORE: On Tidal Zones

CLIMAVORE: On Tidal Zones is a long-term project that looks at forms of eating that address environmental regeneration through the promotion of ingredients that proactively respond to the new ecological challenges of the Scottish waters.

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Fortune teller held by a pair of hands

Plural Futures

'Plural Futures' is a thread running across ATLAS projects in 2020. It includes film events, artworks, collective-making, meals, discussions and long term processes of work. It is organised by ATLAS Arts in collaboration with community groups around Skye and Lochalsh. This programme is about thinking about many different kinds of possible futures and ways of…

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Isable Lewis,the occasion of an afternoon at Palmhuset, for Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art, 2015. Image by Attila Urban

Art Night x ATLAS Arts co-commission with Isabel Lewis

Across venues in Skye and London, Isabel Lewis will stage a “hosted occasion” bringing together performance, music, storytelling, and conversation with special guests.

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Patterns of Flora

Patterns of Flora Colouring Book – free download

For a limited period the Patterns of Flora colouring booking is available as a free download for you to print at home. ATLAS Arts would like to thanks Frances Priest for making this possible.

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