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  • 02/2016 Stars of the Big screen turn out to present National Gaelic Film Awards

    Stars of the Big screen turn out to present National Gaelic Film Awards

    Stars of the big screen turned out in Glasgow on Friday 19th February to present a number of awards at the annual National Gaelic Film Awards ceremony.  MG ALBA, the Gaelic Media Service, was celebrating another successful FilmG competition, its prestigious Gaelic screen talent awards, which this year were streamed... more...
  • 01/2016 Visual Artist in Residence Tosta2016

    Visual Artist in Residence Tosta2016

    As part of the arts project #Tosta2016 with Donostia/San Sebastián (European City of Culture 2016), and in partnership with Golden Tree Productions, Cornwall, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig is delighted to announce that artist Zenna Tagney, from Cornwall, will be joining us on Skye as Visual Artist in Residence from 27 Feb... more...
  • 01/2016 Jon Schueler Centenary Symposium at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Jon Schueler Centenary Symposium at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    The life and work of the internationally renowned artist, Jon Schueler, will be celebrated with an international arts symposium and exhibition marking the centenary of his birth. 'An Linne' (The Sound of Sleat): Echoes, Reflections and Transfigurations' will take place at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI, the National Centre for Gaelic... more...
  • 01/2016 University recognises work of Gaelic and Celtic academic and writer

    University recognises work of Gaelic and Celtic academic and writer

    A Skye academic and celebrated poet has been made a Professor by the University of the Highlands and Islands. Meg Bateman was awarded the title in recognition of her contribution to scholarship and research in Celtic and Gaelic studies. Based at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI, the National Centre for Gaelic... more...
  • 08/2015 Language learning as cognitive training

    Language learning as cognitive training

    Implications for brain, mind and society. with Dr Thomas Bak   Dr Thomas Bak from the University of Edinburgh will give a lecture on the subject ‘Language Learning as cognitive training: implications for brain, mind and society’ on Thursday 13th August in the TDC, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig at 1pm.  Dr... more...
  • 07/2015 Voices from the Cillín

    Voices from the Cillín

    The tragic fate of countless thousands of infants who were buried secretly, at night, in unconsecrated ground, and the heart break that followed from this custom, (which continued up to the middle of the twentieth century), is what gave rise to the project, Glórtha ón gCillín/Guthan on Chladh Bheag/ Voices... more...
  • 06/2015 Mapping Scotia - Wild Boundaries

    Mapping Scotia - Wild Boundaries

    In 2013 Scottish Natural Heritage produced a unique map entitled ‘The Core Areas of Wild Land’.  Despite a relative lack of media attention this new representation of the familiar Scottish landscape may prove to be of distinct importance to the general public, public and private sectors and the policies of... more...
  • 04/2015 Innovative film and performance artist this year’s recipient of the John Schueler Scholarship at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Innovative film and performance artist this year’s recipient of the John Schueler Scholarship at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Oliver Mezger had been named as this year’s John Schueler artist in residence at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture. Oliver is the first Scottish-based artist to have been awarded the scholarship and is known for his work in film and other media where he... more...
  • 04/2015 Skye arts partnership announce 2015 award winners

    Skye arts partnership announce 2015 award winners

    A diverse range of artforms are represented in the second round of bursaries that have been awarded to   nine talented artists from Skye & Lochalsh. This second round of funding has distributed over £19,000 to support and help develop emergent and local talent. In 2014 the initiative partners distributed bursaries... more...
  • 03/2015 Reception held in London to honour the work of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and Ionad Chaluim Chille Ìle

    Reception held in London to honour the work of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and Ionad Chaluim Chille Ìle

    The Secretary of State for Scotland, Rt. Hon Alistair Carmichael MP, hosted a special reception yesterday (18 March) at Dover House in London, in honour of the ‘sister’ institutions, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig on Skye and Ionad Chaluim Chille Ìle on Islay. The reception was held to honour and celebrate the... more...