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There's always something happening at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and you can keep up with events by reading our newletters, press releases and events listing. There is also the opportunity to get more information about the Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Lecture.

  • 02/2015

    Call to develop creative potential

    Applications are invited from emergent artists of all kinds; visual artists, musicians, writers, dancers, performers, filmmakers & arts professionals.   The aim of the awards is to offer artistic and professional development opportunities that respond to, and support, the needs of artists as they change throughout their career from those of recent graduates...

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  • 01/2015 New Sabhal Mòr building to be named in memory of Sir Iain Noble

    New Sabhal Mòr building to be named in memory of Sir Iain Noble

    The first building in the new Kilbeg Development is to be named in memory of the late Sir Iain Noble, who was instrumental in the establishment and early development of the College. The new centre will be called “Ionad Iain Nobail”, the Iain Noble Centre, which will house staff from...

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  • 01/2015 ‘Sabhal Mòr Ostaig partners Celtic Connections in an exciting International Commission’

    ‘Sabhal Mòr Ostaig partners Celtic Connections in an exciting International Commission’

    The Atlantic Corridor- Slighe a Chuain On Wednesday last the fulfilment of an idea which had long been in the mind of the extraordinarily gifted Galician musician/piper, Carlos Nunez, was brought to life in a special performance at Celtic Connections. Through a unique and exciting collaboration between Celtic Connections and...

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  • 01/2015 SMO Students contribute to another bumper year for FilmG

    SMO Students contribute to another bumper year for FilmG

    Budding filmmakers have submitted a record breaking number of entries to this year’s FilmG, MG ALBA’s national Gaelic short film competition. An amazing 79 films have been entered for this year’s competition, with 51 submissions in the youth category and 28 adult entries. All films can now be viewed online...

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  • 01/2015 (CANCELLED) Invitation from SMO Visual Artist in Residence

    (CANCELLED) Invitation from SMO Visual Artist in Residence

    Due to the forecasted weather this evening it has been decided to postpone this event. It is now due to be held on Wednesday 4th February at 6pm at the Artist’s Studio, Fàs Building         Murray Robertson , Neach-ealain Lèirsinneach (Visual Artist in Residence) Sabhal Mòr Ostaig...

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  • 01/2015 Research Scientist Awarded Excellence in Community Linguistics award by Linguistic Society of America

    Research Scientist Awarded Excellence in Community Linguistics award by Linguistic Society of America

    Muriel Fisher, a Research Scientist Sr. in the department of Linguistics at the University of Arizona was awarded the Excellence in Community Linguistics Award from the Linguistic Society of America at a ceremony last night at the Arizona Inn in Tucson Arizona. Ms. Fisher is a native speaker of Scottish...

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  • 12/2014 THIRD INTERNATIONAL VISUAL ARTS RESIDENCY ANNOUNCED FOR SABHAL MÒR OSTAIG

    THIRD INTERNATIONAL VISUAL ARTS RESIDENCY ANNOUNCED FOR 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 third Jon Schueler Scholarship Artist Residency. The John Schueler Scholarship is a unique partnership between Sabhal Mòr Ostaig in Scotland and the Jon Schueler Charitable Trust...

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  • 12/2014 Research at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig highly commended in national audit

    Research at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig highly commended in national audit

    The outcomes from an assessment of research at higher education institutions in the UK were published this week, and researchers from Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, which formed part of a submission from the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI), were among those to receive the highest grade for their work. ...

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  • 10/2014 Skye Man Installed as New Land Court Chairman

    Skye Man Installed as New Land Court Chairman

    On Friday 17th October, Sheriff Roderick John MacLeod, QC, was installed as Chairman of the Scottish Land Court, taking the title Lord Minginish. Mr MacLeod was born and raised in Portnalong in the Isle of Skye.  His parents originally from the Isle of Harris, moved to Skye in the 1920s...

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  • 10/2014 Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture

    Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture

    Dr Hugh Dan MacLennan will give this year’s Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, entitled “Interesting”, a word often used by the late Sir Iain. The annual lecture was established two years ago by Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and Urras an Eilein (the Island Trust) - two organisations...

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