Atlas Arts



Walkers above Loch Shianta


David Lemm's Landshapes postcards

Current Project: ATLAS Editions

ATLAS ARTS is an itinerant arts organisation based in the Isle of Skye that celebrates and explores the specificity of place within a local, national and international context.

An organisation ‘without walls’, we are uniquely placed to deliver a contemporary arts programme in a dispersed, remote rural setting. ATLAS provides opportunities for artists to extend their practice through commissions, socially engaged projects, exhibitions, cultural exchanges, residencies, workshops, educational programmes and projects that strongly connect communities.

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PO Box 6318
Isle Of Skye

01478 611143

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View from Ord across to the Cuillin Mountains with snow on their peaks. In the top right hand corner there is some seaweed dangling.

Opening weekend of CLIMAVORE: On Tidal Zones

Join us for a weekend of performance, tastings and film to launch the ATLAS Arts commission, CLIMAVORE: On Tidal Zones by Cooking Sections. CLIMAVORE: On Tidal Zones will consist of an installation, conceived by Cooking Sections, that reacts to the tides on the changing coast of Portree. Every day at low tide, from 14 - 24 September, the installation will be accessible to the…

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Walkers above Loch Shianta


ATLAS Arts has collaborated with local walking groups and artists to curate a series of walks around the Isle of Skye and Lochalsh. This programme connects community, art and the environment through a series of walks designed to highlight different areas of Skye and Lochalsh and introduce participants to the work of local artists and how the environment inspires their creativity.

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Atelier Skye visit to Staffin Dinosaur Museum

Opportunity // PhD Studentship

The University of Edinburgh, in partnership with the University of Aberdeen, Deveron Projects, ATLAS Arts and Collective is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified PhD applicant for a Creative Economy Studentship to conduct situated artistic-anthropological research that both contributes to, and helps us to better understand, the R&D, programming, commissioning and evaluation of art organisations. The studentship will commence in autumn 2017.

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Kelp being held up so the sunlight shines through it with a sandy beach in the background.

CLIMAVORE: On Tidal Zones | Cooking Sections

Commissioned by ATLAS Arts, CLIMAVORE: On Tidal Zones 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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CÒIG SGIATHAN | FIVE WINGS // Youth Walk with Hector MacInnes – Torrin Beach

Join sound and multimedia artist Hector MacInnes on a beach clean and music making walk on Torrin Beach. A perfect way to spend a day learning new skills, having fun and looking after the environment. ABOUT HECTOR MACINNES Hector is a songwriter, sound artist, composer, multi-instrumentalist and producer from the Isle of Skye. His work is about…

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An image of the skye coastline at Rubha Hunish

CÒIG SGIATHAN | FIVE WINGS // Walk with Katie Tunn – Rubha Hunish Bothy

POSTPONED - Due to injury, this walk will be rescheduled for August 2017. Please check here for updates. Join artist Katie Tunn on one of Skye's most famous walks at Rubha Hunish as she talks about her work as an artist and her interest in marine conservation. ABOUT KATIE TUNN Katie Tunn graduated with a BA in…

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