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  • 10/2017 Gaelic Arts Strategy Launch & Creative Conversation

    Gaelic Arts Strategy Launch & Creative Conversation

    As part of Glasgow City Council’s Gaelic Language Plan [2012-17] Glasgow Life are delighted to be launching a Gaelic Arts Strategy for Glasgow [2018-22]. It will be launched in partnership with Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig & The National Theatre of Scotland with support from Bòrd na Gàidhlig. ... more...
  • 09/2017 Julie Fowlis considers language, music and the landscape in the SMO lecture

    Julie Fowlis considers language, music and the landscape in the SMO lecture

    This year’s Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Lecture was given by internationally-renowned Gaelic singer and musician Julie Fowlis from North Uist. Julie, an Honorary Fellow and Alumni of the University of the Highlands and Islands, delivered the 21st SMO Lecture, titled ‘Playing the Skyline’, on Thursday 14 September at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig,... more...
  • 08/2017 Lecture to explore whether there is a Gaelic way of seeing

    Lecture to explore whether there is a Gaelic way of seeing

    A leading Gaelic academic will present a free talk in Skye next month as part of the University of the Highlands and Islands’ public lecture series. Professor Meg Bateman, a senior lecturer at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI, will consider whether there is a Gaelic way of seeing the world. Exploring... more...
  • 07/2017 Sabhal Mòr Ostaig announces 2017 Jon Schueler Visual Artist in Residence

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig announces 2017 Jon Schueler Visual Artist in Residence

    Visual artist David Lemm has been named Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI’s new Artist in Residence under the Jon Schueler Residency Programme, which has been running now for 5 years at the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture on the Isle of Skye. Following the success of the past 4... more...
  • 06/2017 Interactive Europeana Radio now embeddable for everyone

    Interactive Europeana Radio now embeddable for everyone

    Europeana Radio brings easy and interactive access to Europe’s sound treasures and is now available to embed on your own website. The radio player contains over 200,000 historical music tracks collected from sound archives across twelve European countries.   Interactive radioplayer Europeana Radio was launched by Europeana Sounds and Europeana... more...
  • 04/2017 The Macdonald of Sleat Poetry Prize 2017

    The Macdonald of Sleat Poetry Prize 2017

    The third Gaelic poetry competition for ‘The Macdonald of Sleat’ Poetry Prize will be held this year.  The annual competition was inaugurated by Sir Ian Macdonald in memory of his daughter, Deborah, who passed away three years ago. The competition will be run once again by Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the... more...
  • 04/2017 New Gaelic magazine - Tuath

    New Gaelic magazine - Tuath

    A new Gaelic magazine Tuath will be launched on Wednesday 12th April in the Atrium at Àrainn Chaluim Chille at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig with readings from Myles Campbell and Kenny Lindsay. There will also be readings from Boyd Robertson, John Urquhart, Jo MacDonald and Myles Campbell in memory of Donald... more...
  • 02/2017 Four more years announced for visual artists on the Jon Schueler Scholarship at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Four more years announced for visual artists on the Jon Schueler Scholarship at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the National Centre for Gaelic Language, Culture and the Arts on Skye announces its call to international visual artists for the fifth annual Jon Schueler Scolarship Artist Residency. The Scholarship which began in 2013 will run for a further 4 years until 2020, and applications are now... more...
  • 02/2017 Announcing a new collaborative placement between Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and Glasgow Life

    Announcing a new collaborative placement between Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and Glasgow Life

    Glasgow Life and Sabhal Mòr Ostaig are embarking on a unique collaborative placement to look at Gaelic Arts from urban and rural contexts.  The collaborative placement will see Glasgow Life’s Gaelic Arts Producer being based at the Gaelic college in Skye for a period of up to 12 weeks in... more...
  • 10/2016 Sabhal Mòr Ostaig closes in on 1,000 graduates

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig closes in on 1,000 graduates

    A total of 53 students graduated last Friday (7 October) from Sabhal Mòr Ostaig which brings the overall number of students to have graduated from the College since graduations began in 1985 to 985. The strength and depth of education at the College was to the fore once again, with... more...