The Heritage Centre and co-curated space at Kirkintilloch Town Hall hosts a variety of exhibitions and events throughout the year. You can find details of these events below:
Re Addressing The Archive - 3 December 2019 to 16 April 2020
Readdressing the archive is a co-curated exhibition at Kirkintilloch Town Hall, that is a collaboration between artist/maker Myra Ostacchini and Kirkintilloch’s Embroiders’ Guild. The collaboration brings together the highly developed needlework skills of the Guild, which, has been in existence for more than 25 years, with Myra’s cross-disciplinary approach to textiles, as they explore objects and narratives from within the EDLC archives and collections.
From Lion Foundry patterns and plans, to fine lace and lappet work, temperance reminiscences and Campsie Ware pottery, the Auld Kirk Museum and Archives offered inspiration for participants to research and respond to this extensive collection of objects, artefacts and photographs. The resulting works offer a contemporary take on heritage, developing traditional embroidery skills into new and diverse forms. A newly commissioned film, drawing and textile work by Myra Ostacchini forms part of the exhibition.
Embroiderers’ Guild participants: June Allison; Ruth Blakey; Ishbel Buck; Eleanor Cordiner; Pamela Diffin; Susan Gray; Jane Logan; Maris MacNab; Jean Pless; Louise Reid
Monday to Thursday
10am to 4pm
Please note: The co-curated exhibition space may be closed for installation or de-installation of exhibitions. Please telephone Kirkintilloch Town Hall on 0141 777 3143 to check opening times if visiting outwith exhibition dates.